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Court defers ruling on Timipre Sylva

  The case involving a former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), before Justice A. Y Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, could not go on as expected, Tuesday, April 28. Sylva is charged by the EFCC …

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APC refutes Buhari ban on AIT

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has refuted widespread reports credited to General Muhammadu Buhari specifically barring the African Independent Television (AIT), from covering his official and family engagements ‘till further notice’, saying ‘all media are free to cover the activities of the President-elect.’’ In a statement issued in Abuja, …

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Boko Haram is a fraud—Buhari

President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari has said the Boko Haram insurgents will be denied a recruitment base the moment our local communities realize that its claim to being a religious group is nothing but a fraud. “The fraud called Boko Haram can be defeated by denying it a recruitment base,” General …

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Over 100 tourists, pilgrims feared dead in Nepal

Nearly 125 tourists and pilgrims from India are stranded in Nepal after a high-magnitude earthquake struck the nation. Nepal’s deputy Prime Minister, Bamdev Gautam, has declared a state of emergency and appealed for humanitarian assistance across the region as death toll from 7.8-magnitude earthquake nears 1,500. The earthquake near Kathmandu …

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Emekuku jubilate over Okorocha victory

Following the declaration of the incumbent Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the 2015 gubernatorial election in Imo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), major roads in Owerri North council area were last Sunday, April 26 blocked and thrown into jubilation …

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OPINION; If I were Chief Peter Obi

Okechukwu Anarado The governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, has been on the seat of power for one year now. While transferring the reins of power to him, his predecessor, Chief Peter Obi, in his valedictory speech (17 March, 2014) solemnly desired zero interference in the affairs of the …

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May 29 Handover: APC alleges last-minute looting, hurried recruitment, rushed privatization

All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged what it calls ‘last-minute looting of the nation’s resources, hurried recruitment into the public service and rushed privatization of key financial institutions’ by the President Goodluck Jonathan Administration, warning that such actions will have serious repercussions. In a statement issued in Lagos, Sunday by …

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