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Melee Kyari

NNPC: Disregard rumour of petrol price increase

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumour of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, saying the statement of the corporation’s Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari, at the National Assembly yesterday did not suggest any plan to increase the price of the white product.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC rejects Edo, Bauchi Assembly inaugurations

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the inauguration of a few members of the Edo and Bauchi states House of Assembly, describing supposed election of principal officers behind closed doors as a joke and an embarrassment to Democratic practices.

In Pictures: President Buhari, APC governors meet in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum in Abuja.

National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu

“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

NBC, AIT resolve differences as ‘media elders’ intervene

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.

Deputy Senate President: President Buhari hasn’t adopted any candidate – Orji Kalu

Reacting to this, Kalu, who had some days ago met President Buhari, said the president only adopted the candidacies of the duo of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for the positions of Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, while noting that anyone was free to contest for other principal positions.

Orji Kalu: I’m still in deputy senate presidency race

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not adopted Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President, a leading contender for the position, Orji Kalu, has declared.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ninth Assembly: APC drums support for Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked its federal lawmakers in the 9th Assembly to rally round the party candidates for position of Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.
Buhari Campaign Organisation BCO

BCO slams ex-President Obasanjo over attack on President Buhari

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has taken former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the cleaners over his attack on President Muhammadu Buhari.

Bisi Akande: Governor El-Rufai a beneficiary of godfatherism

The proxy war going on between an influential leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a new twist with the declaration by the founding national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, that godfatherism is essential for the growth of democracy in Nigeria.
Victor Giadom

APC appoints Victor Giadom as acting national secretary

Before the appointment, Hon. Giadom was the Party’s Deputy National Secretary

Presidency lists initiatives to tackle security challenges

The Presidency has listed the various measures and initiatives so far taken to address the spate of crime and criminality across the country, assuring that the “evildoers will be beaten, and badly, too.’’
The Representative of the GMD NNPC, Mallam Bello Rabiu and the Director China Petroleum Corporation, Beijing, China, Bin Zhang, at the 2019 OTC in Houston.

Nigeria generates over $180 billion revenue from deepwater operations

Nigeria’s deepwater operations have generated revenue exceeding $180billion following industry players’ capital investment in excess of $65billion with the potentials for growth amidst untapped abundant opportunities in the sector.

Council to weed out unqualified teachers in December

The Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Josiah Ajiboye, has said the December 2019 deadline for unqualified teachers to be weeded out of the system would not be changed.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Federal government releases criteria for admission into Unity Schools

The Federal government, on Tuesday, took delivery of the result of the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination (NCCE), into Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), otherwise known as Unity Schools.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Kwara REC: Some RECs, INEC staff corrupt

Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Garba Attahiru, has said some of his colleagues, as well as some staff of the Independent National electoral Commission (INEC) are corrupt.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Why we lost election in Imo, Oyo, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said its defeat in the March 9 governorship elections in Imo and Oyo States was largely due to the people’s disenchantment in the performance of the governors.

Adamawa government confirms Boko Haram attack on Michika

The military on Monday chased out Boko Haram insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, after a fierce battle that raged for hours.

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US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.

Court remands apprentice for allegedly attempting to steal car

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Friday ordered that an apprentice, Olaniyan Joshua, charged with attempting to steal a vehicle, be remanded in prison, pending hearing on bail application.

Motorists groan as tipper drivers block Enugu-Onitsha road

Tipper drivers in Anambra state on Friday blocked the ever-busy Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Awka in protest of alleged extortion by agents of state government.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.

EFCC arrests ‘facebook hacker’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected Facebook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

I’ve never seen INEC server – Atiku Abubakar’s star witness

The star witness invited by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osita Chidoka, admitted on Friday that he has never seen the purported server allegedly utilised by INEC to transmit results.