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Nasarawa Assembly demands justice over killing of state APC chairman

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has called on government and security agents to unravel the killers of Mr Philip Shekwo, the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Gunmen abduct reverend father in Abuja

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Another Kogi medical doctor kidnapped

Ihenacho is also the medical director of Peace Hospital located along old Egume Road, Ayingba, Dekina Local Government Area of the state. He is the third medical doctor to be kidnapped in the state in two months.
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Ex-President Jonathan thanks governors, others on his birthday

The guests, which included his former aides as well as serving and former Governors from both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), prayed for him and thanked him for the good things he has continued to do to promote peace and the image of the country since leaving office.
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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor condemns killing of APC chairman

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has condemned the killing of the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Philip Shekwo, describing it as unfortunate.

Nasarawa Assembly speaker mourns APC chairman

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, on Sunday paid condolence visit to the family of late Philip Shekwo, State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

Nasarawa governor condemns killing of APC chairman

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa has condemned the killing of the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo, describing it as unfortunate.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Two abducted as gunmen attack House of Reps member’s residence in Kastina

Unknown gunmen on Saturday night attacked the Kusada residence of a member, House of representatives, Abubakar Yahaya Kusada, where two persons were allegedly abducted.
THE Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Philip Shekwo kidnapped Saturday at about 11 pm was on Sunday afternoon found dead a few metres away from his residence in Lafia metropolis.

CP: APC chairman’s killers were assassins, not kidnappers

The Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Philip Shekwo, kidnapped Saturday at about 11 pm was on Sunday afternoon found dead a few metres away from his residence in Lafia metropolis.
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YCE seeks cancellation of pensions for former governors, deputies In Southwest

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All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC demands arrest of killers of its Nasarawa chairman

The All Progressives Congress APC has reacted to the killing of its Nasarawa state Chairman, Mr Philip Shekwo, saying it is a dark day for the party.

Three held in connection with Enugu market chairman shooting not culprits – trader

But a trader at the market, Mr Obiora Asogwa, has alleged that his brother and two other traders being detained in connection with the shooting are targets of political victimisation from the market boss.
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Nasarawa APC chairman abducted

The gunmen in their numbers stormed the residence of the party chairman near Dunamis Church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia, the state capital, last night around 11pm and took him away.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police launch manhunt as gunmen kidnap, kill ex-NUPENG chief in Rivers

The Police in Rivers State have launched a manhunt for the gunmen, who kidnapped and murdered a former Rivers State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Ebenezer Kalabo Amah.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Governors, ex-ministers, others visit ex-President Jonathan on 63rd birthday

Nigerians from different walks of life visited former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in his Abuja residence to honour him on the occasion of his 63rd birthday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Canadians to stay home, avoid contact with others and follow public health rules to help slow the spread of COVID-19, after health officials warned of a possible explosive surge in virus cases.

Canadian premier urges residents to stay home as coronavirus cases spike

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Canadians to stay home, avoid contact with others and follow public health rules to help slow the spread of COVID-19, after health officials warned of a possible explosive surge in virus cases.
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Bayelsa governor flags off Operation Crocodile Smile, hails Nigerian Army on security

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has hailed the Nigerian Army and other security agencies for their services which culminated in the successful inauguration of his administration on February 14, 2020.

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