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Court of Appeal sacks Ikpeazu, orders swearing-in of Otti as Abia governor; Voids ‘Mama Taraba’s tribunal victory over Gov. Ishaku

A Court of Appeal in Umuahia, Abia Sstate, has nullified the earlier ruling of the state Election Petitions Tribunal and ordered the immediate swearing-in of the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Alex Otti, as governor of the state. The Abia State Elections Petitions trfibunal in Umuahia, …

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Musa wants six points in Pharaohs clash

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa insists positive results against Egypt in Nigeria’s next African Cup of Nations assignments are vital if the country is to return to the top of African football. Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea following a shocking qualification …

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Kanu denies apologizing to Buhari, others

Counsel to detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Director of Ra­dio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, Mr. Vincent Obetta has refuted reports that his client tendered an apology to President Muhammadu Buhari. Obetta, Wednesday, claimed instead that the purported apology was proof that government was trying to use …

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Adamawa presents N120.1bn budget for 2016

Adamawa State government has budgeted N120.1 billion for the 2016 fiscal year. The budget which was presented by the state governor, Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow, before the state lawmakers yesterday, was christened ‘Budget of Hope.’ A breakdown of the budget expenditure showed a recurrent component of N60,056234, 030 billion and …

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‘New’ petrol prices: ‘Too little to Cheer,’ says PDP …Asks FG to explain its claims of subsidy removal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the ‘new’ pump prices of petrol as announced Tuesday by the Federal Government as a continuation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government by deception. The PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh on Wednesday said beside its …

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