85 percent of Osun PDP members already in SDP, expect my declaration soon – Omisore

85 percent of Osun PDP members already in SDP,  expect my declaration soon – Omisore

Senator Iyiola Omisore has argued that about 85 percent of the members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun statehave defected to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) saying that he would soon make public the new political platform he would contest the September 22 governorship election in the state. The former deputy governor in the state made this known in a statement he issued on Thursday. He said he had resolved to rescue Osun from…

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Benue Killer Herdsmen Are Sponsored — Military Discloses

Benue Killer Herdsmen Are Sponsored — Military Discloses

– The spokesman for the Defence HQ, Brig Gen John Agim, has said the killings in Benue are being sponsored – However, he assured Nigerians that they would soon see a change, as he said the military is going after the killer herdsmen and their sponsors – He also disclosed that guns and other weapons had been seized from herdsmen and locals in several areas of Benue and Taraba states The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, has…

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Araromi Oke-Odo Ile-Epo Market, set to be demolished by Lagos State government

Araromi Oke-Odo Ile-Epo Market, set to be demolished by Lagos State government

The Araromi Oke-Odo market in Lagos Officials of the Lagos State Government have invaded the Araromi Oke-Odo Ile-Epo market in the state with bulldozers to begin demolition of the structures. The officials, accompanied by armed police officers, arrived the market on Friday morning allegedly on the instance of the Agbado Oke Odo Local Council Development Area. Ten days top officials of the market, including an octogenarian was arrested due to misunderstanding concerning the demolition of…

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Kerosene explosion kills 21-year old microbiology undergraduate in Cross River

Kerosene explosion kills 21-year old microbiology undergraduate in Cross River

A 21-year old 100-level Microbiology student, Miss Eke Ukam Ogolo of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) was on Wednesday evening burnt to death. The incident occurred while the deceased was trying to pour kerosene into a lantern at her residence in 8 Miles, on the outskirt of Calabar Metropolis. It was gathered that the lantern exploded, burning her face and other vital organs. An eyewitness, Kelvin Ekere said that Ogolo was trying to…

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President Muhammadu Buhari had time to seek approval from House – Bukola Saraki

President Muhammadu Buhari had time to seek approval from House – Bukola  Saraki

Senate President , Dr. Bukola Saraki, has revealed that there was ample time for President Muhammadu Buhari to seek the approval of the National Assembly for the withdrawal and payment of $496million for the 12 Super Tucano aircraft procured from the United States Government. This is as senators called for the impeachment of Buhari for his willful violation of sections 80 (1-4) of the 1999 Constitution. However, reprieve came the way of the president as the…

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Not my type – II

Continued –  She beeped me hours later to inform she had finished, it was evening already, so, I took her to a restaurant to feed her hungry-looking self, grabbed some more drinks and drove to my place, she didn’t refute. She jejely stepped out from the car, dragged her handbag and entered the house. I showed her to a room to sleep, as the gentleman I am, then hit the shower. I suggested she wore…

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Nigeria to begin national headcount of school pupils, personnel

Nigeria to begin national headcount of school pupils, personnel

The Federal government will on April 29 begin a National Personnel Audit (NPA) to produce a data bank of pupils, students and personnel of public and private basic education schools in Nigeria.   The Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Hammid Bobboyi, said the exercise would be conducted in two phases to give an authentic data on the schools and allow the country know the number of its children out of school.  …

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NEC to stop movement of Herdsmen, approves creation of Ranches

NEC to stop movement of Herdsmen, approves creation of Ranches

THE National Economic Council, NEC, has agreed to stop the movement of herdsmen in the country, starting with Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna and Plateau. At a meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday, the council approved the creation of ranches across the country. Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the NEC meeting held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Umahi said the five mainly…

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Supposed “Church of Satan” attacks Buhari over St Ignatius Catholic Church killing

Supposed “Church of Satan” attacks Buhari over St Ignatius Catholic Church killing

US-based Church of Satan has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for describing the recent killing by Fulani herdsmen as Satanic. President Buhari while Reacting to the killings said on his Twitter page“I extend my sincere condolences to the Govt and people of Benue State, the Mbalom community, and especially the Bishop, priests and members of the St Ignatius’ Catholic Church, whose premises was the unfortunate venue of the heinous killings of worshippers and two priests by…

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Senate Investigates Bridge of constitution by President muhammadu Buhari

Senate Investigates Bridge of constitution by President muhammadu Buhari

The Senate, yesterday, directed its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to investigate alleged breach of the constitution by President Muhammadu Buhari. The decision followed condemnation of the president’s withdrawal of $496 million for the purchase of fighter jets without parliamentary approval. The committee is expected to determine the extent to which the constitution was violated, the circumstances of the infraction, and advise the Senate on steps to take. The resolution came in…

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