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After Attack On Ekweremadu, IPOB Targets Umahi

After its controversial attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday said its next target would be the Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, if he failed to retrace his steps. In a statement in Awka, Anambra State, an official of the group, China Edoziem, described those condemning the ...

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Buhari Reappoints Ipaye, Ojudu

…as Louis Odion becomes senior technical assistant on print media President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President. Mr Ipaye who was former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State works from the Office of the Vice President. The President has also approved the re-appointment of Dr Adeyemi ...

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There Are Challenges, APC Tells New Ministers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and the newly-inaugurated ministers even as it says there are challenges ahead. The Party notes with utmost satisfaction “the painstaking efforts the President made in picking the new ministers, their speedy screening and confirmation by the Senate, in addition to the rigorous induction of the new appointees towards acquainting them ...

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List Of New Ministers And Their Portfolios

President Muhammadu Buhari has  assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. He did this on Wednesday after the swearing in of the ministers. Below is the full list of the ministers and their portfolios: 1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory 3. Godswill ...

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Election: Buhari Gave False Information To Secure Qualification, Says Atiku As Tribunal Reserves Judgment

Muhammadu Buhari resorted to fundamental falsehood to secure clearance from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to participate in the February 23 poll, Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP) in the February 23 presidential election on Wednesday pointedly told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Atiku in his final address insisted that Buhari, as candidate of the All ...

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Gunmen Attack Deputy Gov’s Convoy, Kill Four

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga about 6pm. Police Public Relations Officer of the state ...

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How Soldiers Attacked Police And Freed Me – Wadume

A kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume, has narrated how soldiers attacked the Police in Taraba State and freed him earlier this month. Wadume was assisted to escape by soldiers after the police team came under attack from troops attached to 93 Battalion, Takum, on August 6. Three policemen and two civilians were killed during the incident while ...

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Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Cabinet, Charges Members On Service Delivery

…Commissioners, Special Advisers Get Portfolios All roads led to Alausa – the seat of Lagos State Government – on Tuesday for an August occasion. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu constituted the state’s Executive Council, with the swearing in of 35 cabinet members who took the oath as Commissioners and Special Advisers. The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall in the Secretariat, was ...

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EFCC Search: No Cause For Alarm — Ambode 

Former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday urged his supporters and the general public to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm. Ambode, in a statement by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, spoke on the backdrop of a search by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on his Epe Country home ...

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Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku’s Bid To Access INEC Server

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever. The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel, in a unanimous judgment on Tuesday, dismissed the appeal, saying there was no basis to interfere with the earlier decision of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal rejecting the ...

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