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November 14, 2018 7:48 PM One dead as gunmen attack Wike’s ally, Wanosike in Ikwerre [PHOTOS]

Unknown gunmen have attacked the venue of a PVC Sensitization programme in Ipo, Ikwerre Local government area of Rivers State, leaving one person dead and several other injured. It was gathered that the Chairman of Ikwerre Local Government Area, Samuel Wanosike, narrowly escaped death in the attack. Wanosike is said to be an ally to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers 17

November 14, 2018 6:40 AM Obiano speaks on Anambra Assembly impeachement crisis

The Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano has commended the members of the Anambra State House of Assembly for the mature way they handled the misunderstanding that arose in the House on Tuesday. Speaking from Paris where he is on an official tour with President Buhari, Governor Obiano commended the Speaker of the House, Hon Mrs Rita Maduagwu 17

November 13, 2018 6:06 AM NYSC: Anambra corps members moved to Ebonyi, Imo over lack of facilities

Prospective corps members, who were supposed to do their national service in Anambra State were moved to Ebonyi and Imo states due to lack of adequate camping facilities. Mr Kehinde Aremu, Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra, made the disclosure during the closing of camp for 2018 Batch C orientation exercise in Umunya 23

November 10, 2018 2:25 PM Aisha Buhari honours Mary Ishaya, airport cleaner who returned lost bag

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has presented an award of excellence to a janitor with Lakewood Development Company, Miss Mary Ishaya, who returned a lost bag she picked up in the male toilet of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. NAN reports that Mrs Buhari, who presented the award at a brief reception in the State House, Abuja, urged 19

November 9, 2018 1:53 PM Kaduna crisis: Slain paramount ruler, Agom Adara to be laid to rest on Saturday

The slain paramount ruler of Adara land, Agom Adara, Dr. Maiwada Raphael Galadima, will be buried on Saturday in Kachia, Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The National President of Adara Development Association (ADA), Awemi Dio Maisamari in a statement he issued on behalf of the Funeral Publicity Committee of the late Agom, on Friday called 20

November 5, 2018 4:06 PM Buhari reacts to death of Emir of Awe, Abubakar

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Awe traditional council, the government and people of Nasarawa State on the death of the Emir of Awe, Alhaji Abubakar Umar II. Alhaji Abubakar Umar II died on Saturday at a hospital in Abuja, following a brief illness. A statement signed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity 24

November 5, 2018 2:43 PM 2019 presidency: What Oby Ezekwesili’s discussed with IBB

Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has explained why she met with former military president, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. According to Mrs. Ezekwesili, she made it clear to IBB that, “Nigeria must be taken out of the clutches of the Old Order”. The former Minister of Education wrote on her verified 47

November 5, 2018 6:38 AM Why ASUU strike is justified – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central district in the National Assembly has backed the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on their strike. DAILY POST reports that ASUU on Sunday announced the commencement of an indefinite nationwide strike with immediate effect. This came just as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is also preparing 20

November 4, 2018 9:06 PM 2019 election: Cleric raises alarm

The Senior Pastor, Father’s Touch Ministry Church, Nyanya, Abuja, Pastor Evans Idoko, has accused some politicians of using religion and ethnicity to divide Nigerians ahead of the 2019 election. Idoko made the allegation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Abuja. “It’s regrettable that the unity of Nigerian is strengthened 32

November 4, 2018 8:15 PM Saraki receives thousands of former APC members into PDP

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has received thousands of former members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who have now joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Today in Kwara, I was delighted to receive thousands of former APC members as they defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). “As we move forward together, our great party will continue 20