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Dora (Akunyili) spits fire: Threatens to sue returning officer, others for defamation

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance candidate in the inconclusive National Assembly election for Anambra central senatorial district, Prof. Dora Akunyili, has hinted that she might  sue the returning officer, Dr. Alex Anene for allegedly defaming her character. Akunyili disclosed this on Friday in Awka while reacting to the INEC’s decision to conduct […]

Post-election unrest:How I Escaped Death in Kano – Tofa

A prominent politician and one time presidential candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention (NRC), Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa, had opened up to LEADERSHIP SUNDAY on how he escaped death when irate youths stormed his house last Monday in the wake of the riot to protest preliminary results of the presidential election. Tofa, who lost […]

Bakare demands forensic analysis of ballot papers

  The vice-presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, had said that there is the need for the ballot papers used in the April 16 presidential poll to be subjected to forensic investigation. Bakare also accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of not creating a level-playing field among candidates. […]

INEC cancels observers, vehicle permits

The Independent National Electoral Conmmission (INEC) Cross River State, has cancelled observer and vehicle permits ahead of Tuesday’s House of Assembly polls. Though no reasons were given for the action, the  INEC  directed all those entitled to permits to come foreward for re-validation,  re-accreditation and re-issuance. The resident electoral commissioner (REC), Barr. Mike Igini, in […]

Osun: Gov. Aregbesola evacuates 70 corps members

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has evacuated 70 out of about 200 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who are indigenes of the state in the crisis-ridden northern states back home. The corps members who were trapped in crisis-torn states were successfully brought home by a task force set up by Aregbesola. The […]

WARNING – DISTURBING PICTURES: Nigerian law student shot dead in US

Tears flowed freely as the corpse of Oluseun Fashina popularly known as “Olie”, a Nigerian undergraduate law student of the University of Maryland, College Park was laid to rest on Saturday at Clinton cemetery in Maryland, USA. His death occurred around 4:14 am on Sunday, April 17th, 2011 when officers from the Prince Georges County […]

Kaduna: Police Uncover Bomb-making Factory

FOLLOWING the recent violence and series of bomb blast in Kaduna, the State Police Command yesterday, said it has uncovered a bomb making-factory at the Rafin Guza area of Kaduna metropolis, where already manufactured explosives and other weapons were recovered. Conducting journalists round the residential building, where a bomb exploded Friday night, killing one and injuring […]

Senate to Review NYSC Scheme

DEPUTY Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, said on Friday that the Senate would review the act, which established the National Youth Service Corps [NYSC], so as to make it efficient and keep youths from harm’s way in any part of the country. Lamenting killings in various parts of the north, following the outcome of the presidential […]

Bauchi: 3,000 NYSC Members Stranded

   Akwa Ibom, Osun Evacuate Indigenes ABOUT 3,000 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Bauchi State are awaiting evacuation to their states of origin following the continued insecurity in the state. Quartered in the State Security Services (SSS) Development Centre on Maiduguri Road, for the fourth day, some the corps members […]

Bakare to Jega: You lied to Nigerians

The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has formally rejected the result of the recent presidential election, accusing the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, of not telling Nigerians the whole truth about the poll. It urged the people to remain calm, but vowed to pursue all legal and constitutional means […]

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