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Buhari’s victory: IPOB claims political control of Southeast, Niger-Delta regions

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has claimed control of political activities in the Southeast and South-South regions following the outcome of presidential and National Assembly elections. The group made this claim on Thursday in a statement by the deputy leader of the group, Uche Mefor-Okafor. He noted that in spite of the massive rigging […]

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Why Tinubu met with Buhari inside Aso Rock on Thursday

The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, inside the Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad, Tinubu visited the president to congratulate him on his victory in last Saturday’s general elections. Ahmaad posted a picture […]

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Two governorship candidates step down from race, join PDP to battle El-rufai in Kaduna

The Kaduna State gubernatorial candidates of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Dr. Polycarp Gankon, has stepped down from the race and declared his support for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Isa Ashiru Kudan. His counterpart on the platform of the Liberation Movement (LM), Comrade Ezekiel Habila, also did the same to […]

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Presidential election fallout: Abdusalami, Kukah meet Atiku in Abuja

Former military Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar; the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and other members of the National Peace Committee have met with the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Others in the meeting include: Cardinal John Onaiyekan, and Rev. Fr Atta Barkindo of the NPC Secretariat. Atiku’s […]

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Tambuwal seeks America’s help in governorship election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to the United States Government to intervene in the prevention of what he called, ‘alleged harassment of electorate’ in next week’s governorship and state assembly elections. Tambuwal made the request on Thursday when he received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, in Sokoto. Tambuwal of […]

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Days after its announcement, IPMAN is yet to sell petrol at N140

Contrary to a directive from the national president of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Chinedu Okworonkwo, for oil marketers to sell petrol at N140 per litre, members of the association have refused to sell their products for the given amount. According to a report, the oil marketers have refused to comply with their leadership, as petrol […]

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After its latest acquisitions, Indorama is set to investment $5.5 billion

After its acquisition of a PET plant in Egypt last year and in Nigeria this month, Indorama Ventures, one of the world’s leading producers in the intermediate petrochemicals industry, plans to invest $5.5 billion in its various businesses. The global manufacturer of wool yarns plans to invest $5.5 billion over the next four years to further grow […]

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How Akwa Ibom govt, INEC ‘rigged out’ Akpabio in NASS election

As claims and counter-claim continue to trail last weekend’s presidential and NASS polls, National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole has stated that INEC connived with the Akwa Ibom state government to rig Senator Godswill Akpabio out. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday in Abuja, he said the electoral umpire […]

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Sanwo-Olu: I’ll pay above N30,000 minimum wage if elected

The All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in Lagos for the March 9 governorship election, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday promised to pay state workers above the N30,000 National Minimum wage if elected governor. He also promised civil servants improved condition of service as the issue of collapse of Salary steps would be looked into. Sanwo-Olu, who […]