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Leadership crisis rocks PDP as state governors sack Secondus; NWC insists no change in leadership

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took a new turn, Thursday, as state governors under the party’s flag demanded the immediate resignation of the Acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. This is as the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party moved, Thursday, to assure members nationwide that …

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Nyesom Wike remains Rivers Governor – Supreme Court; It’s victory for rule of law and Rivers people – Wike

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike declaring that the election was conducted in line with the Electoral Act. In a lead judgment by Justice Kekere-Ekun, the Supreme Court unanimously validated the election of Governor Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, …

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Tompolo and ‘General Shoot at Sight’ planned Delta state pipeline bombings – ‘General Africa’ alleges

NEDU MARK YENAGOA A leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, Africanus Ukparasia aka Gen Africa has alleged that embattled ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemopolo, aka Tompolo, planned the recent attacks on pipelines in Delta State “to send a message that they have the capacity to …

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55 people stole N1.34 trn between 2006 and 2013 – Lai Mohammed; Launches nationwide campaign against corruption

The Federal Government has appealed to the media to join hands with it in sensitizing Nigerians to the damage that corruption has done to the nation, warning that unless Nigeria kills corruption, the vice is capable of killing Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the …

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NNPC kick-starts retail outlets expansion project …To build new fuel station in every Senatorial District …As Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano Govs pledge support

In a deft move designed to ensure efficient distribution and country-wide penetration of petroleum products, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced nationwide consultation with stakeholders aimed at drumming support for the planned expansion of its retail outlets across the country. Under the expansion plan, NNPC is seeking to …

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Airtel CEO, Ogunsanya, calls for collaboration to uplift the less privileged; at premiere of Airtel’s Touching Lives, Season 2

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has called on Nigerians, including corporate organisations, government and NGOs, to join efforts in humanitarian causes to support the less privileged. Mr. Ogunsanya made this call Friday at the premiere of Season 2 of Airtel’s revolutionary CSR …

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Panic in the military as Buhari orders probe of former Chief of Defence Staff, other top military officers (see full list)

On the recommendation of the committee established to audit the procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces and Defence sector from 2007 to 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to carry out further investigation into the misconduct established against the following …

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Ex-President Jonathan canvasses support for Nigeria, Africa at Hope Global Forums

Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has canvassed continued support for Nigeria and Africa’s economic progress through trade and investment at the Hope Global Forums in the United States. Delivering the opening remarks at the event which is discussing Emerging Africa: Beyond the Headlines, on Friday, January 15, 2016, …

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