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The Nigerian Police Force has admitted it lost 16 men to bandits in Zamfara state on 29 November but not 50 as reported by some news platforms. In an earlier statement the police said they killed 104 bandits, destroyed 50 hideouts of the bandits and lost one unidentified policeman, while 12 others were injured. Police also said 85 suspects were arrested in the massive operation after a daredevilry ambush, by the criminals. Police also said they recovered over 250 heads of cattle and 109...
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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against rigging the 2019 election in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, party, warning that the electoral umpire will not get away with such act. He said INEC successfully rigged the election in favour of the APC in the Ekiti and Osun governorship, saying such is capable of putting the nation in crisis. Secodus said this at the me...
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Is Ambode No Longer Loyal To Tinubu and APC? There was apprehension in the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday when Wale Oluwo, Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, renounced his membership of the party, vowing to work for Jimi Agbaje, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the next governorship election. This created fear among APC chieftains who said they now doubt the loyalty of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to the party. ...
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John Ameh, Abuja  A special session of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has begun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The meeting is primarily to fine tune the 2019 budget proposals before it will be presented to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Federal Government is proposing a total budget of N8.6trillion for 2019, a drop from the N9.12tn approved for 2018.
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Abuja – One of the big takeaways in the just concluded Mines and Money Conference in London was an agreement reached between the Miners Association of Nigeria and their Chinese counterpart in the areas of cooperation, collaboration and strengthening of bilateral economic relations in the mining industry. President Miners Association of Nigeria, Sani Shehu who disclosed this said he and Mr Peng, the president of China Mining Association met at the conference to firm out earlier discussions hel...
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A prophet with an Anglican church, Okechukwu Daniel Udoka has tipped Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Peter Obi, to win the 2019 presidential election. Udoka, who spoke with Akelicious in Awka, said Atiku’s government would heal the wounds of the country, and would be a lot better than many administrations before his. He contradicted Rev. Fr Ejike Mbaka’s position on the fate of the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku, in the 2019 presidential election where he predicted that he w...
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Buhari Throws A Challenge: Name, Prove The Cabal In Government         President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged all those making allegations about a cabal pulling the strings in his government to unveil the cabal and prove their allegation. According to the Daily Trust, Buhari threw the challenge in a yet-to-be aired interview with the Hausa Service of the Voice of America. In a short teaser of the interview released on social media yesterday, Buhari was asked to clear the ...
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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the United States, US, Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has urged Nigerians not to vote based on promises, but on the record of those making the promises. Symington said this in a video, while wishing Nigerians a Merry Christmas.   He urged Nigerians to remember that their future is in their hands, and no foreign power can solve their problems, but all solutions can only come from within. The US Ambassador said: “As you go into 2019, you w...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested nine Internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys, in Abuja. Suspects     The suspects were arrested by the Advance Fee Fraud Section of the Commission on November 30, 2018 through an intelligence report received on the fraudulent activities of the suspected fraudsters residing somewhere along Airport Road, as they were obviously living above their means. Operatives of the EFCC had carried out surveilla...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has bid farewell to the German conservative's Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Merkel, not seeking re-election to the post but would be staying on as chancellor for the remainder of the parliamentary term, has created an opening in the divided conservative party. The CDU meet on Friday to elect Merkel successor as party leader, a race that will put the winner as the flag bearer of the CDU come next federal election (October 2021).       Meet the...
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Rivers State elders have accused Governor Nyesom Wike and the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, of being the “source of great pains to the state. The senior citizens noted that their lingering political conflict has brought about insecurity and setbacks in the state. After a meeting over the weekend in Port Harcourt, elites and elders under the aegis of Rivers Elders’ and Leaders Council, resolved to confront estranged Wike and Amaechi to realise the collateral damage to the state by ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday that he was not shaken by critics who called him Baba Go Slow because of his insistence that stolen money must be followed and retrieved, no matter how long it would take.The President spoke in Abuja when he received a delegation from the Federal Capital Territory community on a Christmas visit to the Presidential Villa.Making a specific reference to his 2019 re-election campaign, Buhari stated that the focus had not changed from what the All Progressiv...
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