Senate adjourns Plenary, Summons IGP over Dino Melaye’s arrest

Senate adjourns Plenary, Summons IGP over Dino Melaye’s arrest

The Nigerian House of Senate on Wednesday, adjourned its plenary in solidarity with  Senator Dino Melaye who according to them was arrested and humiliated with men of the Police Force. The decision of the Senate followed a motion moved by senator Sam Anyanwu over the arrest of their colleagues. However, the prayer that the senate adjourn was moved by Senator Mao Ohuabunwa who insisted that there was no need for the senate to sit about…

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APC Benue condemns attack on St Ignatius Catholic Church

APC Benue condemns attack on St Ignatius Catholic Church

The Benue Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has described the Tuesday attack on a Catholic Church where two priests and 17 worshippers were killed as an act of terrorism. In a statement signed by its Director of Publicity, Peterhot Apeh on Wednesday, The Party disclosed that the plans of the herdsmen militia was to wipe out Benue people. They described the attack on the place of worship as barbaric and an attempt to challenge…

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INEC to Commence Verification for Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall

INEC to Commence Verification for Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday said it will commence the verification of signatures of those seeking the recall of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye on April 28. INEC’s Federal Commissioner, Mr Mohammed Haruna, stated this at a stakeholders meeting in Lokoja, Kogi State on the commencement of the recall process. Haruna said the verification exercise would hold in 552 polling units in seven local governments under Kogi West senatorial district. The Federal…

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Korede Bello – I didn’t buy my result, I got it through hardwork, commitment and sacrifice

Korede Bello – I didn’t buy my result, I got it through hardwork, commitment and sacrifice

Following report that Mavin act, Korede Bello graduated with distinction from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism last week, the singer has reacted to rumours that he paid to get his results and didnt actually study for it. In an Instagram post he made, Korede Bello wrote: ‘I initially didn’t want to post this for many reasons but I was wrong on all counts. I’d be doing millions of young people and my peers a disservice…

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Federal Government to deal with those attacking and killing worshipers – Vice President Yemi

Federal Government to deal with those attacking and killing worshipers – Vice President Yemi

The Federal Government has vowed to deal with those attacking and killing worshipers in churches and mosques across the country. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, said, those whose decision is making the nation ungovernable would soon face the wrath of law. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Tuesday at the inauguration of the Headquarters building and auditorium of the Deeper Life Bible Church in Gbagada, Lagos. According to the Vice President, “It is not only a heinous…

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Senator Dino Melaye to be arraigned in court soon

Senator Dino Melaye to be arraigned in court soon

  Still, on his hospital bed, Senator Dino Melaye has been placed in Handcuffs by officers of the Nigerian police force, as the Nigerian police insist it would dock the Senator by all means. It will be recalled that Melaye was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly smuggling guns and conspiring with criminals In a statement on Tuesday night, Police confirmed an earlier report that Melaye, escaped from lawful custody when ‘miscreants and hoodlums’ blocked a…

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MURIC condemns attack on St Ignatius Catholic Church, Benue

MURIC condemns attack on St Ignatius Catholic Church, Benue

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has strongly condemned the deadly attack on St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Ayar-Mbalom in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State, yesterday, which led to the death of 19 persons, including two Catholic priests, Joseph Gordon and Felix Tyolaha. The group, described the attack as wicked, repulsive and barbaric, and called for the arrest of the perpetrators of the dastard act. Professor Ishaq Akintola. Director, MURIC said in a statement…

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APC Chieftain faults Oshiomhole’s endorsement

APC Chieftain faults Oshiomhole’s endorsement

An All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain in Edo State, Major General Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), has faulted the endorsement of ex-Governor Adams Oshiomhole by the South-South caucus of the party for the national chairmanship position. Airhiavbere insisted Oshiomhole was not an alternative to Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. He made it clear that Oyegun was the best option, given how he had kept the ruling party together despite all the challenges it had faced after winning the 2015…

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21 dead in separate attacks, Borno State

21 dead in separate attacks, Borno State

  Not less than 21 people had been killed in a separate attacks in a remote village of Borno state by Suspected Boko Haram militants. This was reported bysecurity officials and a witnesses. According to a member of a local anti-militant militia in the area, the jihadists shot dead 18 forest workers who had been collecting firewood in Borno state, close to the town of Gamboru, on the border with Cameroon on Sunday. “The bodies…

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2019: APC Governors endorse Buhari for Presidency

2019: APC Governors endorse Buhari for Presidency

  All the 24 governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) on Tuesday announced their endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 presidential election. Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo made the position of the governors known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with the President at the Presidential villa, Abuja. The President, had at the last APC National Executive Committee meeting, declared his intention to run…

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