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NANS factions reconcile, hold unity convention in May

The two factions of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), have agreed to put their differences aside and hold a unity convention in the interest of Nigerian students.

2018 Convention: NANS to set up conciliatory committee

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has resolved to constitute a reconciliatory committee with a view to uniting the students’ body ahead if its 2018 national convention.

Prepare your hand-over note – Uche Secondus tells President Buhari

Newly Elected Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has formally served the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) a quit notice, saying the political party has failed Nigerians.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’ll speak at Saturday’s national convention – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar will not vote at its December 9 national convention, which holds at the Eagle Square, Abuja.

PDP raises alarm over plot to disrupt convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday alleged that some “overzealous elements” in the All Progressive Congress (APC) were planning to disrupt the party’s national convention holding on Saturday in Abuja.

PDP set to reclaim power in 2019 – Okowa

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will be taking over power at the national level come 2019.

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Police dismiss four SARS operatives, charge them to court

The Assistant Inspector General in charge of Zone 2 Command, Adamu Ibrahim, has upheld the recommendation of police disciplinary body that recommended the dismissal of four policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State.

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Germany drops economic sanctions against Turkey

Germany has lifted economic sanctions on Turkey and relaxed its travel advice to the country, German officials said, after Ankara ended its two-year state of emergency.