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Ekiti must grow beyond stomach infrastructure, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged the people of Ekiti State to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election. He said the people of the Fountain of Knowledge should not allow themselves to be insulted by the stomach infrastructure policy being promoted by Governor Ayo Fayose. The nation’s number one citizen said Ekiti should grow beyond stomach infrastructure vote APC to enjoy god governance, development, better standard of living and infrastructure development. He expressed regrets that many politicians have been capitalising [...]

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APC, 20 others join forces to tackle anti-Buhari coalition

Twenty-four hours after a group of 38 parties announced the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) to wrest power from President Muhammadu Buhari, another group of 20 political parties yesterday joined forces with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in an alliance to form the Coalition of Progressives Political Parties (CPPP) Also yesterday, Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) Chairman and former Kaduna State Governor Balarabe Musa described the coalition against Buhari “as an act of opportunism.” A presidential aspirant of the Young [...]

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EFCC, ICPC, FIRS, others directed to witch-hunt political opponents – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government was using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, ICPC, to “witch-hunt” political opponents. Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government was using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, ICPC, to “witch-hunt” political opponents. He said this while claiming that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led [...]

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Man Batters Wife Over Missing N500, Says it was Just a Blow (Photos)

 hairdresser, Motunrayo Eweje, has accused her husband, Ayoyemi, of battering her over a missing N500 note he kept in a carton on the refrigerator, last Tuesday, in their Baiyewu, Ikorodu residence. She told TheNation she was making a customer’s hair on June 27, when Eweje, a generator repairer, accused her of taking the money. He ordered her to go and look for it, so, she returned to her customer. When she finished, he refused to let her into the house. She revealed that [...]

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NEWSBuhari will lose in 2019, Aso Rock may become hell in 72 hours – Archbishop Chukwuma

The cleric also asked Buhari to ensure that Leah Sharibu was released immediately, warning that Aso Rock would be a living hell for him and his family if the schoolgirl remained in Boko Haram captivity. Archbishop Chukwuma spoke Friday while delivering his national address at the first session of the seventeenth synod of the Diocese of Enugu. He condemned the federal government for pretending to fight corruption and insincerity in the handling of the murderous fulani herdsmen that have killed and [...]

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WAEC: Adeyeye reveals cause of mass failure in 2018 May/June WASSCE

Adeyeye blamed it on the “systemic” breakdown of education in the state under Governor Ayodele Fayose. This was contained in a press release signed by his media aide, Bayo Ojo, on Friday. A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has expressed shock over what he called mass failure of the indigenes from the state, in the 2018 May/June West African School Certificate Examination. Adeyeye blamed it on the “systemic” breakdown of education in the state [...]

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Ekiti guber: Fayose has promised students 20 marks to vote for PDP – Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole, who spoke during his maiden news briefing at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, also claimed Fayose has ordered civil servants, teachers and other categories of workers in the state to surrender their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs). He also alleged that the Governor has directed lecturers in institutions of higher learning in the state, to award free 20 marks to students who vote for his candidate. Oshiomhole said: “I believe that the people of Ekiti State are very much aware [...]

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Five suspects arrested over murder of seven policemen in Abuja

The Nigeria Police has arrested five suspects in connection with the killing of seven policemen in Galadimawa, Abuja. GOSSIPEARS recalls that the suspected armed men were stopped for search by the police when they opened fire on them. This resulted in the killing of seven of the officers while one was seriously injured. However, The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, in a Statement on Friday said investigations were ongoing to apprehend other suspects involved in the brutal killing of the riot [...]

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Police kill 6 kidnap suspects in shootout

The Nigeria Police Force on Friday paraded 37 vicious kidnappers, armed robbers and cattle rustlers terrorizing travellers and people living in communities in Kaduna, Minna, Tegina, Birnin Gwari – Funtua within Kaduna, Niger and Zamfara Stat The arrest of the dare-devil criminals followed the crime prevention and detection operations of the Police Force which have been strengthened with additional Police Personnel and needed logistics by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris to proactively tackle the menace of Kidnappings, armed [...]

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Don’t politicise butchers’ relocation order – Ajimobi warns politicians

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday cautioned opposition politicians in the state to desist from playing politics with issues that have impact on the welfare of the people of the state. Ajimobi stated this in a statement issued on his behalf by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, obtained by DAILY POST against the backdrop of insinuations that the relocation of butchers in Ibadan to the central abattoir was motivated by selfish interest. The Governor [...]

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