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Melaye Wins PDP’s Support Against Recall Vote

Peoples Democratic Party has directed its members in Kogi State to vote against the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) during the verification of signatures of petitioners holding on Saturday, April 28. In a statement in Lokoja on Friday, the party said that it was not in support of the recall of Melaye from the beginning. The Independent National ...

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Buhari Flies To Meet Trump In USA On Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday leave Abuja on an official working visit to the United States of America, on the invitation of President Donald Trump. According to a statement on Friday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Trump and a working lunch on Monday. The statement ...

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Shuga Shaa Relishes Acquiring Sex Doll

Nigerian musician, Shuga Shaa has disclosed that he is excited to finally take delivery of a sex doll, which he has since named Tontoh. Noting some of the advantages of having a sex doll, he celebrates his newfound freedom of no longer having to share “other people’s girlfriends.” In a veiled reference to having to wait for sex only when ...

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Yakubu Loses Appeal Against EFCC’s Seizure Of Cash

Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal today affirmed the decision of the Federal High Court Kano which ordered the interim forfeiture of the money found in a house in Kaduna belonging to former NNPC Group Managing Director, Engineer Andrew Yakubu. On 3 February, 2017, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stormed a house allegedly belonging to the ...

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Senate Sets Up Special Panel To Probe Invasion Of Chamber

The Senate on Tuesday said that it has concluded arrangements to constitute a special investigative panel to probe the April 18 invasion of its chamber by armed thugs. Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, announced Senate’s resolve to set up the panel after about three hour Executive Session. Saraki was away in the United States of America attending the World Bank, ...

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Buhari Condemns Killings Of Priests, Worshippers In Benue Church

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killings on Tuesday at a Catholic Church in Benue State. Premium Times reported that suspected herdsmen killed 15 people in an early morning attack on the church in Ukpor-Mbalom, a community in Gwer West Local Government Area. Terver Akase, a spokesperson to Governor Samuel Ortom, told the media that the attackers also burnt 50 ...

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Herdsmen/Farmers Crisis: ECOWAS Set To Review Regulations

ECOWAS member states are set to review regional regulations on transhumance to curb herdsmen and farmers’ crisis in the region. The ECOWAS Commissioner for Agriculture, Environment and Water Resources, Mr Sékou Sangare said this at an ongoing Regional Conference on Transhumance in Abuja on Tuesday. Sangare said the review was pertinent to addressing recurrent clashes between herders and farmers. Director, ...

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Tinubu Bans Lagos APC Chairman, Others From Seeking Re-Election

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday banned members who have spent eight years as ward, council and state executive members from seeking re-election in its May congresses. The National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu announced the ban in Ikeja, Lagos while addressing party members at a stakeholders’ meeting. Tinubu said the decision ...

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Osagie Denies Snubbing OAU Sex-for-marks Probe

Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre has stated that the student mired in a sex-for-marks scandal at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Monica Osagie did not shun an invitation by the panel probing her audio tapes of her ordeal with the accused lecturer. The documentation centre is backing Osagie is the defence of her recorded conversation with Professor Richard Akindele, who ...

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Herdsmen Kill 31 More In Benue State

Benue State has been hit with another shower of bloodshed, following the murder of about 31 persons in six communities of Guma local government area by suspected herdsmen. Aside killing innocent residents, the invaders also razed over close 82 houses in the affected areas and a bloody slash of rival political and cult groups in Otukpo local government are of ...

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