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Three students of Government Girls Day Secondary School, GGDSS, Funtua, Katsina State, were reportedly crushed to death by a tipper-lorry driver on their way home from school, Monday.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday flayed President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly "stealing" the Rex Institute’s “Next Level” logo and mantra as his 2019 campaign mantra.
THE Ekiti State Police Command, said yesterday, that it was on the trail of the armed robbers who attacked an old generation bank in Ijero-Ekiti on Monday evening, killing three police officers and a bank customers.
IN a renewed effort aimed at ridding the organization of unscrupulous drivers, the management of the pan-African Conglomerate, Dangote Group, has solicited the help of members of the public to assist in apprehending persons engaging in illegal haulage activities with the organization’s trucks.
ABA—Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, has said that 10 suspected operators of wonder bank, who defrauded over 1,000 people in the state have been arrested by the Police
IMMEDIATE past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said that he would have won a re-election in 2015 but for the plots of former U.S. President, Barack Obama, and some Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors and leaders, who defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, a few months to the election.
A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Mr Ojetade Thomas Kolawole, who was one of the three party members that dragged Senator Ademola Adeleke to the Federal High Court in Osogbo over his eligibility for the September 22nd governorship election in the state, yesterday, raised the alarm over alleged threat to his life and members of his family by a leader of the party.
DESPITE our relentless, vociferous denunciation of Nigeria and her woes, most Nigerians are committed to Nigeria, and her continued unity. As such, any group of Nigerians seeking to secede from Nigeria will invariably incur the wrath of the majority of Nigerians. And, as in past, the generality of Nigerians will rally against such a group and defeat it. In 1967, the majority of Nigerians, including many Igbo, were opposed to secession. And the international community, African countries as represented by the Organization of African Unity, OAU, Britain and the United States of America, were all opposed to the separation of any part of Nigeria from the Nigerian federation.
ENUGU—THE Enugu West senatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, has said she will defeat the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekwerema-du, in the polls through her policy trust which she said was lacking in her rival.
Two officers attached to the Combined Inter-Agency Task Force of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, were rescued from the fire that almost razed down its building in Wuse 2, Abuja, Monday night.
Leading chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC were in celebratory mood after the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the House of Representatives bye-election in Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero. One prominent APC chieftain from the state has likened the party’s victory to the breach of the Berlin Wall!.
THE governorship candidate of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party, ANRP, in Ogun State, Mr. Adewale Omoniyi has pledged to create 250,000 jobs within the first 100 days in office and support 100,000 elderly with a monthly stipend when he assumes office as the state governor.
FORMER Speaker of the House of Representatives and governorship candidate, Action Democratic Party, ADP, in Ogun State, Mr. Dimeji Bankole, said yesterday, he was happy dumping the Peoples Democratic, PDP.
The two leading presidential candidates, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP within hours of the commencement of the presidential campaigns on Sunday launched out in the bid to win support.
“The Igbo people of Nigeria held a 1 day non-partisan and inclusive summit convened by elders, traditional and religious leaders on Wednesday 14th November 2018 to consider Ndigbo’s place in the polity especially in the light of the forthcoming 2019 elections.
The unfolding political drama in the two major opposition parties in Benue state, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Social Democratic Party, SDP, is somewhat creating a smooth walkover for the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and reelection of Governor Samuel Ortom in 2019.
Jos—A Second Class Chief in Shendam local government area of Plateau State, the Long Dorok, Mr. David Dongbam, has been kidnapped, the State Police Command confirmed.
UMUAHIA—A group, comprising Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa traders in Aba, Abia State, has called on Ndigbo to ignore any call from any group to boycott 2019 elections, saying such action would have adverse impact on the growth and develop-ment of the Igbo nation.
THE Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, yesterday, urged the South West to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election saying the region has more to gain by re-electing Buhari.
YENAGOA—AS the exchange of tirades between All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-led government in Bayelsa State continues, the PDP has alleged that the office of the Bayelsa State Police Commissioner, Mr. Joseph Mukan, has become an annex of the APC.