Daily Archives: June 17, 2018

Twin suicide bombing kill 31 in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and ...

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Ahmed Makarfi declares bid for 2019 presidency

A former Governor of Kaduna State and immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has joined the race ...

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Power grid failure plunges Nigeria into total blackout

The nation was plunged into total darkness as the power grid recorded a total collapse on Saturday morning ...

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Abiola: We won’t fall for Buhari’s cheap trick to win South-West votes – Afenifere

Leaders of the pan-Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, have said that the Yoruba nation would not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition despite the recent honour bestowed on the late MKO Abiola ...

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June 12: Abiola declined NLC offer for freedom – Oshiomhole

A national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, said the late Chief MKO Abiola rejected a move by the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress ...

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APC boots out 19 aspirants from national convention

Nineteen aspirants have been disqualified from the race for various offices at the forthcoming national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the screening Appeal Committee has stated ...

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Gov. Wike hails peaceful LG polls in Rivers State

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said the council elections in the 23 local government areas of the state was peaceful because the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not participate in the exercise ...

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PDP lists guidelines for presidential aspirants, demands N12m for forms

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has outlined how its 2019 presidential candidate will emerge. In a 40-page document titled ‘Electoral Guideline for the PDP, Directorate  ...

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2nd Niger Bridge: FG, investors’ talks collapse

The Federal Government says it is currently funding the construction of the over N250bn Second Niger Bridge project, after talks with private partners collapsed and ...

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Bayelsa govt to complete Cargo Airport by August

The Bayelsa Government wants to complete the ongoing multi-billion naira Cargo Airport Project in Amassoma within the next two months. Mrs. Josphine Akpama, the Director ...

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