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Daily Archives: August 12, 2018

Former Acting Governor, Barka finally dumps APC

Ambassador James Barka, a former acting governor of Adamawa State and ally of Governor Umaru Jibrilla has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress. Adamawa is the country home of a 2019 presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

Senate crisis: ‘You can’t impeach Saraki, stop exhibiting ignorance, thug mentality’ – PDP tells Oshiomhole

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has slammed the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, over his alleged bid to change leadership of the Nigerian Senate. The party, which said Oshiomhole was only exhibiting thug mentality, [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

Personal interest cannot override collective interest in PDP – Ibori, Okowa

DELTA State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and former Governor James Ibori have stated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is one large family strengthened by brotherly love where an individual’s ambition cannot subsume collective interest. Speaking at the 70th [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

‘I will rule Nigeria for only four years’ – Atiku declares readiness to sign agreement

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to leave office as Nigeria’s president in 2023 if elected next year. He said this in reaction to fears that a new president from the North would do two-terms against the current arrangement [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

Four Nigerian police officers dead in ambush by armed persons

There was confusion in Jankasa village of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday when suspected armed bandits ambushed a team of police officers killing four of them. The incident occurred on Saturday morning when a team of [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

FCT decries rising cases of insecurity, vandalism

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. It also warned that government had concluded plans to deal decisively with culprits. The administration is currently partnering with the FCT Commissioner [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

Johnny Rockets: The Best Burger In Lagos?

The very first time I entered the famous Johnny Rockets, located at 1411 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, was to meet a friend and her cousin. I loved the classic diner vibe as it transported to an old movie with [...]

August 12, 2018 Health issues

Katsina government thanks voters, says APC set to sweep 2019 polls

The Secretary to the Katsina State Government, Dr. Mustapha Inuwa has commended the people of Katsina North Senatorial District for coming out massively to vote in the bye-election on Saturday and said the victory of the All Progressives Congress was [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics

PDP candidate wins Cross River Assembly bye-election

The Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs Abbey Ukpukpen, has won Saturday’s Obudu State Constituency Bye Election into the Cross River House of Assembly. Mrs Abbey Ukpukpen is the wife the deceased member of the Assembly, Stephen Ukpukpen, [...]

August 12, 2018 Government and politics