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PDP drags Buhari to tribunal •Moves to nullify 6m CPC votes •To prove underage voting, voter intimidation, rigging in his stronghold

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) moved swiftly to respond to claims of underhand occurrences in the last presidential election by raising four points which it believed would easily knock off the petition by the presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive change (CPC), General Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had on Friday filed a notice at the […]

Jigawa denies allegation on funds spent on polls

DUTSE — The Jigawa State Government has account to prosecute the recently-concluded general elections in the state, describing the allegations about such expenditure by the opposition as spurious. The state Commissioner for Local Government, Alhaji Salisu Mamuda, reacting to insinuations, said there was no iota of truth in the allegation which he described as not […]

Murdered Bauchi Corps members : Over 600 suspects arrested – Yuguda

GOVERNOR Isa Yuguda of Bauchi state disclosed, Sunday, that over 600 suspects have so far been arrested and being prosecuted in connection with the murder of nine members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC during the post election violence in the State. Speaking with Journalists in Abuja, Sunday, Yuguda who noted that he stands […]

2 killed over girlfriend in Lagos

Tears flowed freely in a Lagos suburb, at the weekend after two persons were killed in a street fight over a girlfriend. The problem allegedly began as a minor quarrel at a social party held in Apapa, which later degenerated into street fight back home in Ajegunle. Pandemonium broke out when the youths living at […]

Race for deputy speaker, minority leader hots up

Ranking members of the House of Representatives from the North-east zone of the country are beginning to position themselves for the position of deputy speaker. Some of the members who met with the Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Obudu, Haliru Bello, according to a source, got a tacit backing for the […]

JTF warns group over threat to cripple oil industry

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) has warned that it would crush any attempt to destroyed oil installations in the Niger Delta region. The Media Officer of the JTF, Lt. Col. Timothy Antigha, in a statement reacting to the threat of a group, Coalition of Niger Delta Freedom Fighters to cripple oil installations in Delta […]

Power sharing: South-East loses speaker position

There were strong indications that the South-East has lost out in its bid to produce the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the zone has recently be making a strong bid for the position, owing its impressive performance in the just-concluded election. After the South-South, the South-East […]

Falling tree kills CJN’s wife, injures Chief-Justice

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, had a close shave with death last Saturday night when a tree fell on his house as he and his wife were about retiring into their bedroom for the night. But his wife, Victoria Mimi Katsina-Alu, was not as lucky as the tree fell on her, killing […]

Igbinendion: Judge in N10bn bribe scandal

  Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mrs Farida Waziri, has ordered an immediate investigation into allegations that a judge of the federal high court has been paid a whopping N10 billion to thwart the course of justice in the ongoing trial of former governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinendion. The EFCC boss […]

Ministerial list: Panic, as outgoing govs, others lobby to make new cabinet

  Indications emerged on Saturday that some of the Peoples Democratic Party governors who failed to secure a second term in office in the just concluded elections are lobbying for ministerial appointments in President Goodluck Jonathan’s new cabinet. Also, some ex-governors, particularly those whose tenures were cut short at election tribunals, are also making moves […]



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