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APGA State youth leader, 5 Obiano SSAs, hundreds others decamp to PDP,endorse Valentine Ozigbo for Governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gained more grounds Tuesday ahead of the upcoming November 6 election after hundreds of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) members in Anambra State decamped to the PDP, declaring support for the party’s governorship candidate, Valentine Ozigbo. The APGA members, led by the Anambra State Youth …

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Frank Ibezim, Seriake Dickson get Committee leadership positions as Senate President reconstitutes Committees (See who’s where)

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reconstituted the leadership and membership of some standing and special committees of the Senate. Lawan made the announcement moments before the upper chamber adjourned plenary. Those to serve as Chairmen include Senator Sahabi Alhaji Ya’u – Committee on National Population and National Identity; …

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FG outlines measures for COVID-19 pandemic recovery, reconstruction; Challenges media to begin process

The Federal Government has outlined some of the measures being implemented for COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and Reconstruction in the country, after taking steps to contain the spread of the infection, minimize casualties and ensure that clinical services could cope with the projected fatalities. Secretary to the Government of the Federation …

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Declaring a state of emergency in Anambra State?: Oh, no please! By Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, OFR, Ph.D.

The Attorney General of the Federation flew a kite today to the effect that the Federal Government may declare a state of emergency, “to ensure necessary security is provided, and in terms of ensuring protection is accorded to lives and properties”. This is towards the forthcoming governorship election, especially “if …

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Nigerian troops repel terrorists on looting spree in Yobe State

Nigerian troops have repelled a terrorist incursion on a looting spree in Babbangida Community under Tarmuwa Local Government area of Yobe State. PRNigeria gathered that the terrorists who had invaded the community on Wednesday’s evening ransacked some provision stores and looted food items and medicines before fleeing following the advance …

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How Adanma Okpara died at 99 – Son; Amb. Tom Aguiyi-Ironsi visits family; Our mother lived full, accomplished life – Okpara’s family

By Sam Oditah Umuahia, Aug. 25, 2021 The family of late Dr M.I. Okpara, former Premier of the defunct Eastern Region, has formally announced the death of its Matriarch, Mrs Adanma Okpara. The second son of the family, Chief Uzodinma Okpara, announced the passage of their mother at a news …

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