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Daily Archives: July 22, 2018

One dead as Dalung, Akoh’s convoy involves in fatal accident

One of the vehicles on a convoy of the Minister of Sports and Youths Development, Bar. Solomon Dalung, and the National Commandant of Peace Corps, Dr. Dickson Akoh, was involved in a fatal motor accident Saturday afternoon along Gombe-Bauchi highway, [...]

July 22, 2018 Incidents

Lawmakers, 8 Commissioners dump APC to PDP as Atiku declares for 2019 presidency

Eight Commissioners, three members of the Adamawa State House of Assembly and some Local Government chairmen of the All Progressives Congress-led administration in the state, have decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as Atiku declares for 2019 presidency. PDP National [...]

July 22, 2018 Government and politics

Why nobody can Islamise Nigeria – Bishop Akinola

Bishop Taiwo Akinola, of the Rhema Christian Church, has spoken about the alleged plans by the government to Islamize Nigeria.   He spoke on Saturday at a conference organised the Christ Global Network, CGN. Akinola who spoke with reporters after [...]

July 22, 2018 Religion

My relationship with Buhari is cordial, says Jafaru Isa

A former Kaduna State governor, Brigadier General Lawal Jafaru Isa (rtd) has said that his relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari  remains cordial. Addressing supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during a special meeting held at his residence in Kano [...]

July 22, 2018 Government and politics

‘Small Dubai’: Kebbi market where you shop at your own risk

The Kalgo Thursday Market is one of the major markets in Kebbi State. The market is popularly known as Small Dubai because of its variety of goods; particularly electronic and telephone products. For this reason and because of the rare [...]

July 22, 2018 Business

Rivers govt, police debunk ‘poison cow’ rumour

Residents of Rivers State, especially those residing in Port Harcourt and its environs shunned beef yesterday over rumour that poisoned cows were smuggled into Port Harcourt to ‘‘depopulate the state and the entire South-south ahead of the 2019 elections’’. It [...]

July 22, 2018 Health issues

APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan, says Atiku

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential   aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address [...]

July 22, 2018 Government and politics

Unease in Rivers over rumour of dead cows

Rivers over rumour of dead cows: There was widespread apprehension in Rivers State, yesterday, following reports that about 27 dead cows were smuggled into the state from the north by some youths working for some politicians to reduce the voting [...]

July 22, 2018 Environmental issues

‘Mikel Obi has not called me in 5 years’ – father

Following his recent kidnap, the father of Super Eagles captain Chief Michael Obi, has opened up on the kind of relationship he has with his son.   The 74-year-old Jos-based transporter was abducted while travelling for a family meeting along [...]

July 22, 2018 Sports

Female Presidential candidate emerged under NIP platform 2019 Election

Female Presidential candidate emerged in Nigeria under NIP platform 2019. The National Chairman of the National Interest Party(NIP), Eunice Atuejide has made her intention know to the party that she will be running for the position of the President come 2019 [...]

July 22, 2018 Government and politics