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Jerrywright Ukwu

Fashola speaks on Nigeria's electricity challenges, says FG inching closer to inclusion of nuclear energy

Fashola speaks on Nigeria's electricity challenges, says FG inching closer to inclusion of nuclear energy

Fashola speaks on Nigeria's electricity challenges, says FG inching closer to inclusion of nuclear energy
Controversy over cuts in the 2018 Budget as southeast senators summon emergency meeting

2018 Budget: Southeast senators summon emergency meeting over cuts in Enugu International Airport allocation

The South East Senate Caucus has expressed shock over reported cut in the 2018 budget allocation for the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Terminal in Enugu state which was made public after the budget was passed recently.

2018 Budget: Southeast senators summon emergency meeting over cuts in Enugu International Airport allocation
nPDP members reveal their next move ahead of APC national convention

nPDP members reveal their next move ahead of APC national convention

Contrary to rumours making the rounds, aggrieved members of the APC in nPDP fold, led by Alhaji Kawu Baraje, say they would attend and participate fully in the party’s convention slated for Saturday, June 23, in Abuja.

nPDP members reveal their next move ahead of APC national convention
National convention: APC group reacts to allegations of overage aspirants for youth positions

National convention: APC group reacts to allegations of overage aspirants for youth positions

The youth group called on the screening committee of the party to immediately make public the list of disqualified candidates in order to guide youth delegates to the convention on their voting patterns and choices.

National convention: APC group reacts to allegations of overage aspirants for youth positions
Associate dispels rumour of APC aspirant's anti-party activities ahead of party's national convention

Associate dispels rumour of APC aspirant's anti-party activities ahead of party's national convention

Nwogu is a former member of the House of Representatives, recently joined the APC in his Nkwerre ward in Imo state. However, some elements in the party have linked him to some big wigs in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Associate dispels rumour of APC aspirant's anti-party activities ahead of party's national convention
ICPC asks court to strike out corruption charge against NDDC boss

ICPC makes U-turn, withdraws corruption charge against Buhari's appointee

The ICPC had accused NDDC and Nsima Ekere of refusing to honour invitation and request for documents in relation to the construction of Umuihe-Odo-Umuanya road, Umuahia South local government area of Abia state.

ICPC makes U-turn, withdraws corruption charge against Buhari's appointee
After evading EFCC for 4 weeks, ex-PDP governor served with court summon

After evading EFCC for 4 weeks, ex-PDP governor served with court summon

Former governor of Kebbi state, Usman Saidu Dakingari was today, Thursday, June 20, served with a 15 count charge by the bailiff of the Federal High Court Kebbi at around 1:51pm in his residence at GRA Birnin Kebbi.

After evading EFCC for 4 weeks, ex-PDP governor served with court summon
Just In: President Buhari arrives Bauchi state on sympathy visit to victims of windstorm, fire outbreak

Just In: President Buhari arrives Bauchi state on sympathy visit to victims of windstorm, fire outbreak

He was also received by the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Mustapha Maihaja, as well as the secretary to the Bauchi state Government, Mr Mohammed Nadada, among other top government officials.

Just In: President Buhari arrives Bauchi state on sympathy visit to victims of windstorm, fire outbreak
Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Ohanaeze Ndigbo rejects FG's plan to establish ranches in 10 states

Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Ohanaeze Ndigbo rejects FG's plan to establish ranches in 10 states

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has rejected the planned establishment of 94 ranches in 10 states of Nigeria as a way of finding peace and putting an end to constant clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country.

Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Ohanaeze Ndigbo rejects FG's plan to establish ranches in 10 states
Court order to arrest Uwazuruike: We have only read about it in the newspapers - Police

We’re not aware of any court order to trail and arrest Ralph Uwazuruike - Police

Imo state police command says it has not received any order of court, directing it to trail, arrest and handover the leader of Biafra Independence Movement, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, to prison, to serve his one month imprisonment.

We’re not aware of any court order to trail and arrest Ralph Uwazuruike - Police
APC youth group endorses Oshiomhole, Fashogbon ahead of national convention, warns against imposition of candidates by governors

APC youth group endorses Oshiomhole, Fashogbon ahead of national convention, warns against imposition of candidates by governors

APC youth group, Progressive Youth Movement (PYM), has endorsed the candidature of former Edo state governor Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and Dr Fashogbon Oluwatayo Solomon ahead of the party’s national convention.

APC youth group endorses Oshiomhole, Fashogbon ahead of national convention, warns against imposition of candidates by governors
Police, Shiites in alleged gun duel in Kaduna over El-Zakzaky's continued detention

Police, Shiites in alleged gun duel in Kaduna over El-Zakzaky's continued detention

Men of the Kaduna state police command, on Wednesday, June 20, engaged members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites in a gun duel, in Kaduna, over the continuous detention of their leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.

Police, Shiites in alleged gun duel in Kaduna over El-Zakzaky's continued detention
PDP has done everything for me and I will not naked her in a marketplace - Makarfi

PDP has done everything for me and I will not naked her in a marketplace - Makarfi

A presidential aspirant under the PDP and immediate past chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said he would not publicly disgrace the party after using the platform to attain great positions in the country.

PDP has done everything for me and I will not naked her in a marketplace - Makarfi
Bayelsa villagers flee homes, social activities shut down after 3 soldier were killed in bloody shoot-out

Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion

Indigenes of Bilabiri 1 community in Ekeremor local council of Bayelsa state have fled their homes over fear of military invasion, following the attack on Tunu flow-station and the subsequent killing of three soldiers in a bloody.

Bayelsa villagers flee homes over rumours of imminent military invasion
Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Nigeria loses over N5 trillion annually - Federal government reveals

Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Nigeria loses over N5 trillion annually - Federal government reveals

Federal Government has said Nigeria loses about N5.04 trillion annually to the frequent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers. The government however assured that it has developed a plan to ensure the conflicts end soon.

Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Nigeria loses over N5 trillion annually - Federal government reveals
Be bold and courageous to take decisions, heavens will not fall - CJN to judges

Don’t run away from your responsibility - CJN tells judges

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Tuesday, June 19, charged judges and other judicial officers in the country to take bold decisions without minding whose ox is gored in the process.

Don’t run away from your responsibility - CJN tells judges
Ekweremadu, Mimiko bicker over former Ondo governor's defection to Labour Party

Ekweremadu, Mimiko bicker over former Ondo governor's defection to Labour Party

A media aide to former Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state, has counselled the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on the need to exercise decency and the requisite caution in speaking about other politicians.

Ekweremadu, Mimiko bicker over former Ondo governor's defection to Labour Party
LIST: Dariye, Ibori and 4 other former Nigerian governors convicted for corruption offences

LIST: Dariye, Ibori and 4 other former Nigerian governors convicted for corruption offences

A compilation by TransparencIT Nigeria has listed six cases of corruption against six former governors that has been concluded. The former state chief executives were convicted for corruption offences in various courts.

LIST: Dariye, Ibori and 4 other former Nigerian governors convicted for corruption offences
Boko Haram attacked Borno with 11 gun trucks, Police confirms

Boko Haram attacked Borno with 11 gun trucks, Police confirms

The attack comes barely three days after suicide bombers attacked Damboa council area with Rocket Propelled Launchers and Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs which had claimed over 40 lives with 75 injured in the incident.

Boko Haram attacked Borno with 11 gun trucks, Police confirms
Former lawmaker joins race to emerge APC national officer, says party needs new set of leaders ahead of 2019 elections

Former lawmaker joins race to emerge APC national officer, says party needs new set of leaders ahead of 2019 elections

A former member of the House of Representatives, Chidi Nwogu, has declared his interest to contest the position of the APC national organising secretary at the party's national convention scheduled for Saturday, June 23.

Former lawmaker joins race to emerge APC national officer, says party needs new set of leaders ahead of 2019 elections
APC top official dismisses reports of consensus candidates ahead of national convention

APC top official dismisses reports of consensus candidates ahead of national convention

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling APC, a member of the publicity sub-committee of the convention organising committee, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said there will be no ‘unity list,’ as speculated in several media reports

APC top official dismisses reports of consensus candidates ahead of national convention
Killings, kidnappings in Zamfara and Kaduna has reached a hopeless level - APC senator raises alarm

Killings, kidnappings in Zamfara and Kaduna has reached a hopeless level - APC senator raises alarm

The All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, said the current mode of operation by security agencies in the area won't yield any result.

Killings, kidnappings in Zamfara and Kaduna has reached a hopeless level - APC senator raises alarm
2019: We are not convinced he will conduct a free a fair election - Group calls for sack of INEC chairman

2019: Group calls for INEC chairman's sack, says his ethno-religious relationship with Buhari favours the president in next year's polls

At a press conference held on Sunday, June 18, chairman of the group, Anosike Nwosu, stated that the 2019 polls would not be free and fair with Yakubu in the saddle as chairman of INEC, expressing fear that he would compromise.

2019: Group calls for INEC chairman's sack, says his ethno-religious relationship with Buhari favours the president in next year's polls
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