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Niger Delta militants threaten attacks on oil firms in Akwa Ibom

A group of Niger Delta militants have ordered multinational oil companies out of Akwa Ibom State or risk being attacked.

APC denies marginalising Olusola Oke, begs him to stay

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has appealed to Olushola Oke not to dump the party for the opposition party.
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2019: Why we’ll vote SDP – Cross River leaders

The people of Cross River Central Senatorial District have given reasons for backing the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and their anger with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

David Umahi: I am a fighter of marginalisation of Ebonyi people

Ebonyi state governor, Dr David Umahi, has said he will continue to fight against marginalisation of his people from their sister States in the south-east.

Adams Oshiomhole’s ex-aide defects to PDP in Edo

Chief David Olukoga, an aide to former Gov. Adams Oshiomhole, and Chairman, Edo State Traffic Management Agency, on Wednesday, formally defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party .
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Ethiopia detains 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say.

Primate Okoh urges federal government not to abandon Leah Shuaibu, Chibok girls

The Primate of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to the Federal Government not to forget Leah Shuaibu and the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity.

Ebonyi South: Women’s rights activist Agom-Eze declares for Senate

Women’s rights activist, Princess Ann Agom-Eze, has declared her intention to run for Ebonyi South Senatorial seat under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
All the markets, streets shops, banks, schools were shut at Onitsha and its environs to the sit-at-home order.

Sit-at-home: Markets, banks, schools shut down in Onitsha

There was full compliance in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, to the sit-at-home order declared, for Friday, by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in protest against killings, arrest, detention of members and against the Operation PYTHON DANCE 3 in South-East zone.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

2019: Ralph Uwazuruike endorses Bianca Ojukwu for Senate

Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has endorsed Mrs Bianca Ojukwu’s bid to contest the Anambra South Senatorial election in 2019.

2019: Jigawa women protest alleged marginalisation, societal vices

Hundreds of women in Jigawa State on Tuesday stormed the streets of Dutse, the state capital, to protest alleged political marginalisation.

Rivers: Our demand for riverine governor without bias – group

A non-political pressure group in Rivers State, the Rivers Women Alliance (RIWA) has declared that its advocacy for a governor from the riverine axis of the state is without any ethnic bias.
2 President Muhammadu Buhari took time off late Wednesday afternoon to visit the proposed presidential campaign office for next year's election.

Minister: President Buhari best bet for South East’s 2023 presidency ambition

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, on Sunday, insisted that supporting reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari remained the best bet for the South-East to produce the Nigerian President in 2023.

Muslims suffer more discrimination than Christians – NSCIA replies Bishop Kukah

The Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has listed ways Muslims in Nigeria suffer more discrimination than their Christian counterpart.

Why we joined ADC in Oyo – defectors

Some political leaders in Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State have hinged their defection to the African Democratic Congress from the All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Congress on their desire to liberate the region from neglect by successive administrations.

Governor Ugwuanyi seeks equity, fairness in siting of projects

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has attributed the cries of marginalisation in parts of the country to the concentration of government projects in some areas and paying little attention to others.

MASSOB attacks President Buhari over plans to build refinery in Katsina

Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has condemned the proposal by President Muhammadu Buhari to build a modern refinery in his home state, Katsina, instead of any state in the Niger Delta which produces oil.

Governor Ahmed: Why we defected from APC to PDP

The Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, has again given reasons why he and other former members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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APC barred from submitting Delta list of candidates to INEC

A Federal High Court in Asaba, on Tuesday re-ordered maintenance of status quo ante belum in respect of the case between the Delta State All Progressive Congress (APC) factional groups.
The Flying Eagles are billed to feature in this year’s U20 WAFU Cup in Togo, which kicks off on December 6, officials

Flying Eagles to play Ghana, Benin in WAFU tourney

Nigeria’s Under-20 boys, Flying Eagles, will sweat it out with their counterparts from Ghana, Niger Republic and Benin Republic in Group B of the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament holding in Lome, capital of Togo between December 6th and 16th.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara bye-election should not be do or die

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has cautioned that the bye-election in Oke Ero/Irepodun/Ekiti/Isin federal constituency of the state, this Saturday should not be made a do or die affair.

Samuel Ortom: Detaching from godfathers now enables me to pay salaries regularly

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that since he detached himself from godfathers he has started paying salaries of state workers as and when due.

Minimum wage: Labour sets December deadline

Organized Labour has given the Federal Government December deadline to commence payment of the N30,000 new national minimum wage to Nigerian workers.