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17 Persons Involved In Auto Crash In Anambra

No fewer than 17 persons escaped death in a multiple crash involving three vehicles on the old Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Anambra. The accident occurred on the Nkpor/Umuoji stretch of the road. Mr. Pascal Anigbo, the Public Enlightenment Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps confirmed the crash. He said the vehicles included a red Mitsubishi bus with registration number JJT920ZW, ...

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Kogi West Poll: Melaye Goes To Tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday aligned itself with the decision of its Kogi West Senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye, to file a petition at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal over the declaration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, as the winner of the recent senatorial election. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in ...

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N7.2bn Fraud: Kalu Seeks Bail, Stay Of Execution

Lawyers of former governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, have concluded arrangements to file a stay of execution and bail pending appeal on his behalf following his conviction over charges of N7.2 billion fraud brought against him and two others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Muhammed Idris of ...

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Killings: Security Agencies Take Over Anambra Community As Town Unions Condemn Fracas

Leadership of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU) has condemned in strong terms the fracas that led to the killing of two policemen and two other persons in Oraifite community in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state. This is even as security agencies have cordoned off the entire community. National President of the association, Chief Alex Onukwue, in a ...

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Buhari Meets Oshiomhole, State Chairmen Over APC Crises

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, will today (Friday) lead state chairmen of the party to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. The visit is coming a day after governors elected on the platform of the party met behind closed doors with the President. Thursday’s meeting was attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the Chief of Staff to the ...

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Obi Hails Elevation Of Kaigama As Archbishop Of Abuja

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised the new Archbishop of Abuja Metropolitan See, Most Rev. Dr. Ignatius Kaigama, to continue with his policy of nurturing the spirituality of the people as well as implementing the social teachings of the Church. Obi gave the advice while speaking to the ...

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BREAKING: DSS Releases Sowore

The Department of States Services has released rights activist and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 general elections, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. The Punch reports that his co-detainee, Adebayo Bakare, was also freed. They were freed hours after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja gave the DSS 24 hours ultimatum to release ...

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Smart City: Sanwo-Olu Launches N250 Million Seed Capital For Tech Start-Ups

…Lagos hosts maiden art of technology conference   With a whopping N250 million seed capital earmarked by the Lagos State Government for technology and innovation, tech start-ups and young innovators in the State now have the opportunity to push their entrepreneurial skills to the next level. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, launched Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) to ...

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APC Commends Early Passage Of 2020 Budget

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is elated at the early passage of the 2020 Budget by the 9th National Assembly, a development that, it says, is sure to return Nigeria to the normal January to December budget cycle.   In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said, “This is another solid milestone by ...

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