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Nass election: Senator Wabara to head PDP’s probe of members

Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the roles played by its lawmakers in the June 11 National Assembly poll.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

PDP BoT: Courts must decide on Atiku’s petition considering foreign reports

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have asked the Tribunal handling its 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s petition to deliver justice based on available facts.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice emerges APAS’s BoT Chair

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has been appointed the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Africa Project Against Suicide (APAS) in Nigeria.

National Youth Council disbands ‘all’ executives

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has disbanded the National Executive Committee of the Council.

Ebenezer Babatope: Senator Akpabio committed political suicide joining APC

Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, has said Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, committed political suicide by dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) prior to the 2019 elections.

ERCAAN warns land grabbers to stay off Epe, inaugurates zonal office

The Estate Rent and Commission Agents Association of Nigeria, ERCAAN, has warned fake agents and land grabbers parading themselves as “Omo-Oniles” to stay off Epe division, Lagos, as the association, in conjunction with relevant government agencies would launch campaign against them.
L-R: NIGERIAN CONSUL-GENERAL IN NEW YORK BENAYAOGHA OKOYEN, NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES JUSTICE SYLVANUS NSOFOR (RTD), DEPUTY HEAD OF MISSION AT THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY, AMB. HASSAN HASSAN, AND NIGERIAN CONSUL-GENERAL IN ATLANTA, MRS AISHATU MUSA AT A MEETING BETWEEN HEADS OF THE NIGERIAN MISSIONS AND NIGERIAN DIASPORAS TO RECONCILE FACTIONAL NIGERIAN GROUPS AT WASHINGTON, DC. (Photo: NAN)

Factional Nigerian groups in US reconciled

The Nigerian Missions in the United States and Nigerian diasporas on Saturday converged on the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington DC to reconcile factional groups in the Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA).

Arewa CF mourns Justice Mamman Nasir

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, have extolled the virtues of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, who died at the age of 90.

APC passes vote of confidence on Governor Akeredolu despite alleged anti-party activities

Leaders of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have passed a vote of confidence on Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Ali Olanusi: Governor Akeredolu caused President Buhari’s defeat in Ondo

Former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, has described Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as an ingrate over his alleged involvement in anti-party activities which he said was the sole reason the All Progressives Congress, APC, performed woefully during the presidential election in the state.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

Arewa forum backs President Buhari over suspension of Justice Onnoghen

The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has backed President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar

A socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation known as Igbo Assembly has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate opposed to restructuring the nation, indicating that the group are poised in supporting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
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Election: Igbo Assembly backs Atiku Abubakar for presidency

Igbo Assembly, a socio-cultural organisation of the Igbo nation, has warned that the Igbo would not support any presidential candidate rabidly opposed to restructuring the nation, saying that it has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

APC BOT member Yahaya Kwande attends PDP presidential campaign rally in Jos

Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, elder statesman and member of the APC Board of Trustees (BOT), was among dignitaries that attended the PDP presidential campaign rally in Jos on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports.

300 Kuje prison inmates get Christmas haircut

Rev. Jolly Nyame, former Taraba governor, on Tuesday joined his excited colleagues to celebrate stylish Christmas haircuts offered to 300 inmates of Kuje Prison, FCT.
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MAN advocates PPP programmes for infrastructure development

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to engage in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programmes through concession agreements to ensure infrastructure development and economic growth.
President Buhari commissions Portharcourt International Airport Terminal Building in Rivers State on 25th Oct 2018 9

FAAN initiates 150 projects in 19 Nigerian airports

There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.

PDP BOT chair Walid Jibrin urges National Assembly to override Muhammadu Buhari on Electoral...

Sen. Walid Jibrin, Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto and pass the amendments of the Electoral Act into law.

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Envoy: US ready to lift Iran sanctions, restore diplomatic ties, but needs deal first

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Election tribunal rejects Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has rejected the request of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to have access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Official: Cross River to employ 300 Cameroonian refugees

The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it will create jobs for 300 Cameroonian refugees in Adagom, Ogoja Local Government Area of the state.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.
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Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.