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No factions in ACA, says chairman

By Idongesit Ashameri  Correspondent, Uyo National chairman of the Akwa Ibom Consolidation Alliance (ACA), an umbrella political organisation initiated to support Governor Godswill Akpabio’s succession plan, Andrew Uwanta, says insinuations that…

Ikimi set to join PDP, meets party leaders

By Joe Nwankwo, Assistant Editor, Abuja Former chieftain of the All Progress Congress (APC), Chief Tom Ikimi, at the weekend met with the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

B’Haram: Recapturing Gwoza will be tough –Military source

B’Haram: Recapturing Gwoza will be tough –Military source

By Stella Omona, David Odama (Abuja), Dan Abia (Port Harcourt), Sunny Nwankwo (Maiduguri)   Retaking the terrorists infested town of Gwoza and others towns in North Eastern Nigeria that have…

Ebola: Police arrest 39 foreigners in Lagos hotel

By Phillip Oladunjoye, Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos), Anolu Vincent Anolu (Owerri), Oladele Ogunsola (Ibadan), and Ben Duru (Umuahia) Increased surveillance over the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has led to the…

Buhari, Atiku, Kwankwaso’s 2015 ambition may split North

By Austin Oboh, Ekene Okoro (Lagos), David Odama (Abuja) As the February 14, 2015 presidential election draws nearer, there are palpable fears in the camp of the All Progressive Congress…

Crisis brews in Ekiti over regency tussle

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti Strong indications emerged Saturday in Ekiti State of an impending crisis in Ikere-Ekiti over who should be crowned as the regent of the town, following the…

PDP dumps Fintiri, clears Ribadu, Marwa, 11 others

By Joe Nwanwko Assistant Editor,Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday night in Abuja, dashed the hope of Adamawa State Acting Governor, Umar Fintiri, as its screening committee disqualified him…

2015: Odili, Okonjo-Iweala, storm P’Harcourt for TAN rally

By Joe Nwankwo Reporter, Abuja Prominent government officials, including Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Iweala, on Saturday, converged on Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for the third…

2015 poll: Okon accuses Jega of playing ethnic card

By Celestine Okafor Asst. Politics Editor, Abuja Former Senator from Akwa Ibom State and a delegate to the just-concluded National Conference, Aniete Okon, has faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)…

Abacha loot: FG actively tracing more stolen funds –Adoke

By Joe Nwankwo Assistant Editor, Abuja Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), says the Federal Government has been very active in the tracing…

Obasanjo blasts Liberian officials over Sawyer

By Segun Adeleye Reporter, Abeokuta Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday chided Liberian officials who connived with the late Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, for bringing the deadly Ebola Virus Disease into Nigeria.…

Police arrest fake Rev Father, two others in Bauchi

By Patience Ogbodo Correspondent, Bauchi The Bauchi State police command has arrested a  35-year-old man , Jimmy James, who paraded  himself as Reverend Father Matthew,  for defrauding a man of N60,000.…

Anxiety as Abba shops for new Lagos CP

By Emmanuel Udom Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Lagos State Police Command is presently awaiting the appointment of a substantive police commissioner to take charge of activities in the command. This is…

Agulu bids Akunyili final farewell as burial rites end

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu (Awka) and Okey Maduforo (Enugu) The burial rites of former Information and Communication Minister, Professor Dora Akunyili, ended on Saturday according to the tradition of Agulu community, Anaocha…

Low turnout mars Niger East bye-election, IBB shuns exercise

By Chinwendu Nnadozie Snr Correspondent, Minna The Niger state bye-election, which took place in nine local government councils on Saturday, witnessed low votes turnout although the exercise was generally peaceful in…

Boko Haram: Lagos NYSC increases surveillance at orientation camp

By Emmanuel Udom Senior Correspondent, Lagos The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos has put inplace security measures to prevent possible attacks by the dreaded Boko Haram…

Cleric urges Catholic knights to defend truth

By Ekene Okoro Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Knights of the Order of Saint Mulumba, Lagos Metropolitan Council, have been charged to fight and stand for the truth at all times. Speaking…

Sheriff’s exit won’t spell doom for APC – Bukar Abba

By Juliet Oyoyo Special Correspondent, Kaduna A top chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Yobe State, Senator Bukar Abba, believes that the exit of Senator Ali…

Ebola: Abia procures protection gears for health workers

By Emeka Okafor Special Correspondent, Umuahia As a proactive measure to safeguard its health workers, the Abia State government has said it has procured personal protection equipment in the case…

Abiala bemoans non-completion of Apete bridge three years after

By Oladele Ogunsola Correspondent, Ibadan The non-completion of the collapsed bridge linking the Apete community, an outskirt of Ibadan in Ido Local Government area of Oyo State, with the rest…

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