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Wike’s Revenge And Atiku’s Next Move, By Azu Ishiekwene

My guess is that there’ll be an attempt to patch things up, not necessarily because the party loves Wike or because those who consider themselves the party’s true custodians can endure his arrogance today any more than they could last year. The point is, everything must be done to delay the inevitable death of the PDP in its present form ...

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Gov Udom Emmanuel Floors APC’s Nsima Ekere Again At Uyo Tribunal

The election petition tribunal sitting in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom state has dismissed the case filed by Mr Nsima Ekere against the election of Governor Udom Emmanuel. Ekere, a former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, was the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate at the 2019 polls The tribunal declared Emmanuel as the duly elected governor ...

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Buhari Heads For 74th UN General Assembly In New York

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Sunday for New York, the United States, to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) which took off on Tuesday, September 17. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement, said the president’s participation at this year’s UNGA is significant ...

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Man, 45, Gets Gangrenous Penis After Injecting Jelly – Doctors Reveal

A man’s penis rotted after he injected it with petroleum jelly to try and make his member bigger, doctors have revealed. The unnamed man, from the South Pacific islands, visited A&E feeling unwell and suffering from itchiness on his penis for five days. He recalled injecting himself with petroleum jelly – the main ingredient in Vaseline – two years ago ...

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$9.6bn Fine: Court Orders Forfeiture Of P&ID’s Assets To Nigeria

A federal High Court in Abuja, Thursday ordered the forfeiture of all assets belonging to Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) limited to the federal government. This development followed the conviction of the involved firms on 11-count charge bordering on economic sabotage, money laundering, tax evasion amongst others preferred against them by the federal government. Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo premised the ...

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Breaking News: Many Die As Flood Wrecks Havoc In Ibadan

No fewer than six people were swept away by flood at Joyce B area of Ibadan on Wednesday sequel to a five-hour downpour. World Street Journal reports that the heavy downpour which started around 4 pm came to end at 9pm. Reports reaching us indicate that many structures by the river banks across the ancient city were submerged by the ...

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Buhari Finally Sends Oyo-Ita On Indefinite Leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. A statement Wednesday night by Willie Bassey, Director Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the President has approved the ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: Reps Honour Air Peace Boss, Allen Onyema

* Urge FG to bestow on him national honour The House of Representatives on Wednesday honoured the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Air Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema, for the prompt evacuation of the victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa Chief Onyema who was admitted into the Special plenary session in his honour was accorded ...

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I’ve Been Unable To Serve My Wife Divorce Papers – Obasanjo’son Tells Court

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday told an Ikeja High Court that he has been unable to serve his estranged wife, Temitope, divorce papers. Temitope nee Adebutu, is the daughter of popular Premier Lotto magnate, Kessington Adebutu alias “Baba Ijebu”. The couple were, however absent in court, while there was also no legal representation for Temitope. ...

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Breaking News: Ekiti Varsity Student Kills Boyfriend Over N2,500

A 300-level student of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Bukola Odeyemi, has allegedly stabbed her lover, John Iju to death at Treasure Base Hostel, Iworoko-Ekiti. The suspect, a 20-year-old student in the Department of Biology Education, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death after an argument transpired between the duo over her lover failure to give her 2,500money to plait hair. ...

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