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Ex-Govenror Osunbor: I joined APC chairmanship race after John Oyegun’s withdrawal

A former governor of Edo State, Professor Oserhiemen Osunbor, has explained that he decided to contest the position of the national chairmanship of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the withdrawal of Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the incumbent chairman from the race.

Police parade ‘kidnappers, other criminals’ in Osun

The police in Osun state on Saturday paraded three suspected kidnappers, Henry Omenihu (24), Paul Chitiru (24), Henry Bright (18) alongside other suspects nabbed for various criminal offences.

Senator John Eno: APC ward congress didn’t hold in Cross River

The chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, John Eno, said Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) nationwide Ward Congresses did not hold in Cross River.

Governor Umahi: I see devil doing everything to destroy Nigeria

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, on Friday said that the devil is doing everything possible to destroy Nigeria.

Vice President Osinbajo: 7.4 million pupils benefitting from school feeding programme

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says that no fewer than 7.4 million pupils are benefitting from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) of the federal government.

Controversy trails Supreme Court verdict on new Bakassi wards

Conflicting interpretations are trailing the Supreme Court’s verdict on the new wards created by the Cross River State government to ensure that the remnants of Bakassi are not disenfranchised.

2019: Intimidation by APC threat to democracy – PDP governors

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over alleged intimidation and harassment of its members by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which the party said, was capable of truncating the nation’s democracy.

Gospel Music Africa Season One announces audition dates

Gospel Music Africa (GMA) competition is officially set to kick off Auditions in Abuja April, 19, Owerri April 24 and Lagos April 30.

Presidency: 297,000 vulnerable households get stipends in 20 states

Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social Register.

TSA: President Buhari govt saves N24.7 billion monthly

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has continued to save up to N24.7 billion monthly as a result of Treasury Single Account, TSA, policy.

Ondo, Rivers, Bayelsa paid highest motorcycle fair in January – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says residents of Ondo State, Rivers and Bayelsa paid the highest per drop fares to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as `Okada’, in January

Traders to close shops over kidnapping in Calabar

This is one too many since the turn of the year in Calabar, Cross River State. The fear of kidnappings is so strong it is altering life in the serene and peace city of Calabar. And the target these days seem to be thriving businessmen.

NULGE rejects APC committee report on local government

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has rejected the proposal by the APC Committee in True Federalism that Local Government Councils be delisted from the constitution as a tier of government and be left to the whims of the states.

Federal govt approves construction of irrigation dam in Cross River

The Federal Government has approved the construction of an irrigation dam at Ijegwu community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State to facilitate dry season farming in the area.

Nigerian Air Force to establish forward operating bases in Cross River, Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Air Force said it has concluded arrangement to establish Forward Operating Bases (FOB) at Akwa Ibom and Cross River states to curb militancy and other criminal groups terrorizing the south-south geopolitical zones of the country.

Two arrested for beheading friend to steal his motorcycle in Cross River

Operatives of Cross Rivers State Police Command, weekend, in Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area, arrested two friends for allegedly conniving to behead a mutual friend of theirs and stealing his new motorcycle.

Governor Ortom’s cows also graze in open – Miyetti Allah

National Vice President of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Malam Husaini Yusuf Bosso, has noted that even the governors’ cows graze in the open like those of the herders.

NDLEA staff petition President Buhari, accuse agency chief of conniving with drug barons

Some aggrieved members of staff of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have accused Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd), chairman of the agency, of conniving with drug barons.

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