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Chris Nkwonta: Enyinnaya Abaribe sitting on a stolen mandate

The candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for Abia South Senatorial Zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has vowed to defeat the Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe in 2019 senatorial election in the zone.
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Chris Nkwonta: Incident form elimination’ll check rigging in 2019 elections

The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance for Abia South, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has said that the removal of incident form by the Independent National Electoral Commission from use in the 2019 elections will reduce rigging to the barest minimum.
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Angry customers call for revocation of BEDC licence

Aggrieved customers of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) have called on the Federal Government to revoke the operating licence of the firm.
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Wole Soyinka: Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to obey court orders a national embarrassment

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged refusal to obey court orders, describing it as a national embarrassment.

Senate begins probe into federal government’s special intervention fund Wednesday

The Senate ad hoc committee saddled with the responsibility of probing the disbursement of the Federal Government’s Special Intervention Fund will begin sitting on Wednesday.
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Enyinnaya Abaribe urges federal government to institutionalise peace among Nigerians

Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South in the Senate, on Friday called on the Federal Government to institutionalise peace among the tribes and federating units of the country.
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2019: Ben Nwabueze leads campaign, says he won’t die until Atiku Abubakar becomes president

Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Ben Nwabueze, Olisa Agbakoba, Nnia Nwodo, other Igbo leaders endorse Atiku Abubakar

Prominent Igbo leaders including elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups rose from a one-day meeting in Enugu with an endorsement for the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 general election.
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Court varies Nnamdi Kanu’s bail, orders Enyinnaya Abaribe, others to forfeit N100m

The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja varied the bail conditions upon which the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, was admitted.
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Atiku Abubakar meets Igbo leaders in Enugu

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will, on Wednesday afternoon, meet with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East.

Biafra: Court orders forfeiture of N300 million bonds over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of the N300 million bail bonds by sureties to Nnamdi Kanu following their failure to produce him in court on Tuesday.
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Enyinnaya Abaribe: Senate harmonising regulations on electricity theft, tampering

The Senate is working toward harmonising all the regulations on electricity theft and tampering, which are scattered in several other regulations, into a single bill.
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Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe writes Nigerian-Israeli ambassador, seeks Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabout

Senator representing Abia South, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has written the Nigerian High Commissioner to Israel, His Excellency, Enoch Duchi, to confirm that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, is in Israel.

Senate urges thorough investigation of alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution urging security agencies to thoroughly investigate the alleged assassination attempt on its Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu.

Senate sets limit for campaign expenses

The Senate on Tuesday set election campaign expenses limit for presidential, gubernatorial, and senatorial candidates. It also set campaign expenses limit for House of Representatives, state House of Assembly, local government chairmanship and councillorship candidates.

Okezie Ikpeazu: South East governors never opposed Peter Obi’s vice-presidential candidature

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia said on Wednesday that South-East PDP governors never opposed former Gov. Peter Obi’s emergence as running mate of the party’s presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Atiku Abubakar donates N10 million to victims of Abia pipeline explosion

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has commiserated with the people and government of Abia State over the fatal pipeline explosion that killed scores of people in Umuimo and Umuaduru communities in Osisioma Local Government Area of the state.
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Enyinnaya Abaribe: Peter Obi exemplifies fiscal discipline, good governance

The Chairman of the South East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has described former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as an embodiment of discipline and positive attributes in good governance.

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Anglican bishop kidnapped in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen have abducted Bishop of Anglican Church, Diocese of Ahoada, Rt. Rev. Clement Ekpeye.
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Muhammadu Buhari says will soon present minimum wage bill to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari says a bill on implementation of the New Minimum Wage would soon be sent to the National Assembly for passage.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Ex-Accountant General: Minimum wage of N30,000 not feasible till 2028

Former Bauchi State Accountant General, Alhaji Garba Ali-Maigumau, said the N30,000 minimum wage being demanded by labour unions would not be feasible in the next 10 years, that is 2028.

Court stops Kogi government from unseating traditional ruler

A Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja, on Wednesday, granted an Order of Interim Injunction restraining the State Government from terminating the appointment of Chief James Akor as Aidokanya of Odari in Olamaboro Local Government.

Sadique Abubakar: Alex Badeh’s murder ‘totally unacceptable’

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has condemned the killing on Tuesday, of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, saying the incident was “totally unacceptable”.