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Obi’s political exit: The odd steps of a Nigerian governor

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Governor Peter Obi’s declaration of his imminent political retirement is an affirmation of the unusual political steps of the governor in his more than seven years in office“For me, I have come to the end of it; I want to quit and rest,” Governor Peter Obi said in a remark […]

Gov Yuguda makes U-turn – Returns to Northern Governors’ Forum

Returns to Northern govs’ forum From PAUL ORUDE, Bauchi Bowing to pressure from prominent Northern elders, Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda, has changed his mind and decided to remain in the Northern State Governors’ Forum (NSGF). Governor Yuguda, who accepted elders’ advice, made his decision known yesterday through his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Yusuf Musa […]

Man, 45, beats wife to death in Ekiti

From CHARLES ADEGBITE, Ado Ekiti A 45-yearold man, Mr. Daramola, is now in police net for allegedly beating his wife to death at Igbemo-Ekiti community in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Daramola, a motorcycle repairer and farmer, popularly known as Wasco, allegedly beat his wife, Mrs Iyabo Daramola, a mother of three children […]

Fuel queues in Lagos, Abuja as NUPENG continues strike

Unions demand sack of Jonathan’s cabinet By ADEWALE SANYAOLU and DENNIS MERNYI, Abuja As the warning strike of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) entered its second day yesterday, long queues were noticed in some parts of Lagos. Also in Abuja, long queues, which were noticed on Monday, increased, with fuel […]

Bishop rapes 15-year-old girl in Port Harcourt – blames his enemies

From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt A cleric that described himself as the chairman of bishops in Rivers State, Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl and sponsoring the abortion of the baby. The incident was said to have occurred at about 2p.m on April 29, at Calvary Army Ministry in […]

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