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(Updated) Breaking: Senate Opens Public Hearing On Vote-Buying

…as INEC accuses politicians of inserting money in sandwich to buy votes Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, the Senate, has formally declared open the public hearing on vote-buying and improving electoral processes in the country. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who formally declared the public hearing open, delivered opening remarks on the occasion. In a tweet, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu ...

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Anambra Assembly Should Investigate Obiano, Says Osele, PDP Candidate For Aguata

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Candidate for Aguata Constituency II in the Anambra State House of Assembly for the 2019 election, Mr. Ndubuisi Osele, has condemned what he calls the recklessness of the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano. In an interview with NewsProbe, Osele said Obiano’s alleged recklessness led to the current turmoil in the state House of Assembly. ...

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2019: I’m Not Neutral, I Want Buhari Out – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday denied a report which indicated that he had dropped his support for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. He faulted the report which also stated that he had no preferred presidential candidate. Obasanjo said only a fool would sit on the fence. The ex-President said these in a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, ...

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Fuel Scarcity Looms As Depot Owners Shut Down Operations

The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria on Sunday directed all its members to shut down operations at midnight of Sunday, December 9, 2018, until the Federal Government pays all the outstanding debt which it owed the marketers. DAPPMAN’s declaration came less than 24 hours after the Federal Government announced that it would pay N236bn to oil marketers ...

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Appeal Court Nullifies Jail Sentence On Shell MD

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has set aside the three-month sentence imposed on the Managing Director of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Osagie Okunbor, and two other senior officers of the company for contempt, the oil major said on Sunday. The SPDC said in a statement that the appellate court gave the ruling on ...

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Day Umuezeawala Community Hosted Cardinal Arinze, Obiano, Others 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Christ The King Catholic Church Umuezeawala, Ihiala local government area of Anambra state, was the ground upon which Francis Cardinal Arinze brought his pastoral work all the way from the Vatican city of Rome and officiated the Holy mass upon which the community was handed over to God in praise and worship. Cardinal Arinze’s visit to Umuezeawala was ...

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Anaocha 2 Constituency Lacks Rural Roads – Anambra Lawmaker

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The lawmaker representing Anaocha 2 State Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly Hon. Charles Chukwuma Ezeani has expressed deep concern over the absence of rural roads to connect agricultural areas in his constituency. Ezeani also expressed worry that the Anambra State Ministry of Works, Road Furniture and Maintenance did not provide details of a certain ...

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Osinbajo Addresses German Business Community

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, would be addressing a group of notable German business leaders in Berlin, Germany, tomorrow, Monday, December 10. Prof. Osinbajo would be speaking on the potential of the Nigerian market and the gains recorded by the country through its Ease of Doing Business reforms. The Buhari administration’s Ease of Doing Business reforms have helped in improving the country’s ranking ...

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Mbaka Apologises To Obi, As Followers Allege Assassination Plot Against Him

Followers of the Spiritual Director Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Reverend Fr. Ejike Mbaka, have raised the alarm over an alleged plot to assassinate him. This is coming as the outspoken Catholic priest apologised to the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, during his Friday midnight ministration at the adoration ground. According to a statement by ...

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