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Ashiru Vs El-Rufai: PDP misfortunes in court over Kaduna guber

July 19, 2019

The 2019 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Isa Ashiru lost his bid to get the Appeal Court in the state to order a recount of votes of the last election in the state. The appellate court on Thursday dismissed Ashiru and PDP’s appeal against the refusal of the State Governorship Petition […]

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Passengers panic as man climbs the top of Nigerian aircraft

July 19, 2019

Passengers on an Azman airline flight were thrown into confusion Friday morning as a yet to be identified man jumped on the aircraft on the runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos. Our reporter learnt that the incident occurred while the aircraft was taxi-ing in preparation for take-off. Details of the incident remain sketchy […]

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Presidency to verify Gov. Makinde’s source of wealth

July 18, 2019

An anti-corruption agency under the Presidency, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has said it will verify the N48 billion worth of assets declared by the newly inaugurated Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. The Director, Oyo state office of CCB, Mr. Moses Atolagbe, disclosed this to reporters in Ibadan on Wednesday. He stated that the […]

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Presidential Tribunal: Buhari lawyer plays video on INEC Chairman’s claim on server in court

July 16, 2019

Professor Yakubu Mahmood, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why the results of last general elections could not be transmitted electronically. This is contrary to the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, that the results of the last elections were transmitted to a […]

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Fire razes shopping plaza in Yola

July 13, 2019

A block of shops and residential apartments in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, have been gutted by fire. The building, strategically located at Mubi Roundabout, a famous place in the heart of Jimeta, has eight shops on the ground floor and a number of flats on the top floor, some used as residential quarters and […]

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Unpaid salary: Workers’ protest in Kogi politically-motivated – Yahaya Bello’s aide

July 13, 2019

The Special Adviser in charge of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Kogi State, Engr. Abubakar Ohere has said that the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit, (NFIU) policy does not give additional money to the account of the Local Government in the state as against claims in some quarters. The special Adviser, who was apparently reacting to […]

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N-Power: How we spent N279bn to engage Nigerian youths – Presidency

July 13, 2019

The Federal Government of has disclosed that N279 billion has already been spent on Nigerian youths under the N-Power programme since December 2016 when the programme kicked off officially. The N-Power programme is one of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) introduced by the current administration. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job […]

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Bauchi: Gov Bala inaugurates 21-members committee to recover looted funds

July 13, 2019

Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State on Friday inaugurated a 21-member committee led by Senator Isa Hamma as chairman, and Prof. Sylvester Shikyil as secretary with eleven terms of reference to conduct its duty which covers the period from May 2007 to May 2019 to recover funds and assets movable and immovable of the […]

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Suspected Fulani herdsmen murder Afenifere leader, Fasoranti’s daughter

July 13, 2019

A 58-year-old girl of Afenifere pioneer, Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs Funke Olakunrin, has been murdered by shooters suspected to be Fulani herders. The report cited an observer as saying the 58-year-old kicked the bucket of bullet wounds. According to the eyewitness, Olakunrin was suspectedly shot by Fulani herders at Ore intersection in Ondo State prior on […]

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IG of Police orders immediate arrest of Senator Elisha Abbo

July 3, 2019

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Wednesday ordered the immediate arrest of the senator who assaulted a woman in a sex-toy shop in Abuja. DAILY POST had republished a video obtained by an online medium of a Nigerian senator repeatedly beating a lady in a sex-toys shop in Abuja. Reacting to this, […]

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