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Court refuses to stop APC national convention

A court action instituted by aggrieved members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to stop the National Convention of the party slated for Saturday in Abuja, failed Wednesday, as Justice Sylvanus Oriji of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court declined their requests.

Ex-Governor Kalu: It’s wrong for ex-President Obasanjo to ask President Buhari not to seek...

Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the letter he wrote to Buhari advising him not to seek re-election in 2019.

Niger Delta traditional rulers’ wives demand harsh sanctions for rapists, traffickers

Wives of traditional rulers in the Niger Delta, under the aegis of the Niger Delta Royal Queens Forum, have called on the relevant authorities to take decisive action against perpetrators of rape, defilement, trafficking and other criminal acts in the country.

Ex-Governor Kalu: President Buhari’s second term will shut looters out of business

The former Governor of Abia state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has said a second term in office for President Muhammadu Buhari would shut looters permanently from corridors of power in Nigeria.

2019: No vacancy in Aso Rock – Orji Kalu tells Sule Lamido

A former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared that there was no vacancy in Aso Rock presidential villa next year, apparently telling a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido.

Policemen, soldiers exchange gunfire in shoot out in Aba

It was more of a Hollywood war film yesterday in Aba, Abia State, as soldiers believed to be attached to the Forward Operation Base and Mobile Policemen engaged in heavy shoot out over alleged assault on one of them.

2019: Ex-Governor Kalu canvasses for bloc votes for President Buhari in Katsina

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has canvassed for massive and total bloc vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in his homestate, Katsina State.

Ex-Governor Kalu: President Buhari deserves second term

As the 2019 general election gathers momentum, a former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has lambasted the critics of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, saying that the president deserves his second term bid considering his monumental projects across the nation.

NBS: Average petrol price decreased across Nigeria in May

The average price per litre paid by consumers for petrol decreased by 0.8 per cent to N150.2 in May 2018 from the N151.4 recorded for April 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Federal government approves N185 billion for rehabilitation, reconstruction of 14 roads

The federal executive council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 road projects across the country.

Nigeria moves to recover another $500 million Abacha loot

In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.

June 12: President Buhari did the unthinkable – Gani Adams

President Muhammadu Buhari did the unthinkable by honouring the martyr of democracy, the late MKO Abiola, with the most prestigious national honour (GCFR), the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Gani Adams, has said.

We’ll no longer condone your continuous attacks – APC tells Governor Okorocha

The All Progressives Congress has warned the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, against what it termed the continuous libellous attacks on the party and its leaders.

June 12: Gani Adams commends President Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi

President Muhammadu Buhari did the unthinkable by honouring the late Moshood Abiola with the most prestigious national honour (GCFR), Gani Adams has said.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, thunderstorms on Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Wednesday with prospect of isolated thunderstorms over Minna and Abuja axis during the morning hours.

Governor Ortom: Benue loses N400 billion to herdsmen attacks

The Benue State Government says it has lost over N400 billion worth of property to renewed militia herdsmen attacks on communities in the state between 2015 and now.

21 suspects escape from police cell in Abia

No fewer than 21 persons arrested and detained by the police in Ohafia, Abia State have escaped from the cell where they were kept.

Man, two sons found dead hours after daughter’s wedding

The rustic village of Itaja-Obohia, Olokoro, Umuahia council area of Abia State, was, weekend, thrown into mourning as a man and his two sons died mysteriously less than 24 hours after giving out his daughter in marriage.

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