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APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.

Senate wants NNPC to re-evaluate pipelines surveillance measures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said government officials conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be sanctioned and prosecuted if identified.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senator Lawan: Officials conniving with pipeline vandals must be sanctioned, prosecuted

The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said officials of government conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be prosecuted if identified.
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.

INEC: Only atomic bomb can disrupt Saturday elections

Anyone planning to disrupt Saturday’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States would need to use an atomic bomb if he is to succeed, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: I have forgiven people who blackmailed my electoral victory

Senator Rochas Okorocha on Thursday said that he has forgiven those who sabotaged and blackmailed his electoral victory on February 23.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Appeal Court upholds Senator Okorocha’s election

A Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri on Thursday upheld the election of former Governor Rochas Okorocha as Senator representing Imo West senatorial district.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: I didn’t offer Ahmed Gulak $2 million bribe

A former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has denied an allegation by Ahmed Gulak that the ex-governor offered him a $2m bribe when he visited the state in 2018 to organise the controversial All Progressives Congress governorship primary.

Official: Serving senator handling 300 NDDC projects

A serving senator is single-handedly handling about 300 contracts for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an official was quoted as saying.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha: Ahmed Gulak should be in jail now

The immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has denied the allegations levelled against him by Ahmed Gulak that he (Okorocha) offered him $2m bribe when he came to Imo State in 2018 to organise the All Progressives Congress governorship primary.

Ahmed Gulak: Rochas Okorocha offered me $2 million bribe for Uche Nwosu’s certificate of...

The last may not have been heard about the fallout of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Imo State governorship primaries as the chairman of the Primary Election committee, Ahmed Gulak, has alleged that the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, offered him $2 million bribe to deliver certificate of return to his anointed aspirant, Uche Nwosu.
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Senate screens Pius Odubu, Bernard Okumagba, 12 others for NDDC Board

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs Thursday screened President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Senator Okorocha: Culture and Tourism not my area of expertise

The Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Senator Rochas Okorocha, All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo West, told Stakeholders in the Tourism sector that he would have preferred to serve as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education.

Rochas Foundation College reduces out-of-school children in Sokoto — commissioner

Alhaji Bello Abubakar-Gwiwa, the Sokoto state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, says the establishement of Rochas Foundation College has assisted in reducing out-of-school children in the state.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Rochas Okorocha advocates one senator per state

The Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday advocated the reduction in the number of senators in the nation’s parliament.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha wants number of lawmakers reduced to save cost

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, (APC-Imo West) has called for a reduction in the number of legislators.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate wants integration of ‘Almajiris’ into educational system

The Senate on Thursday, urged the Federal Government to formulate policy to integrate Almajiris into the educational system to discourage them from street begging.

Police foil attempt to cart away property in Senator Okorocha’s warehouse sealed by EFCC

The police in Imo State on Monday foiled an attempt by some people to cart away the property stocked in one of the warehouses seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Owerri, the state capital.

Rochas Foundation gives free education to 899 in Plateau

The Rochas Foundation has extended scholarship to 899 indigent students in Plateau as fulfillment of the foundation’s vision to make education accessible to every African child regardless of tribe and religion.

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Super Eagles potentials excites Gernot Rohr

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John Obuh: Akwa United don’t need to press the panic button

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Man jailed for punching his dog while walking in park

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