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We’ll push out PDP in 2015 – Buhari

A veteran presidential candidate and a major stakeholder in the newly-registered All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on Tuesday said the new party was determined to push out the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in 2015. “The APC is focus-driven to push the PDP out of power by 2015,” Buhari told members of the Democratic […]

Jonathan queries Sanusi over CBN 2012 account

President Goodluck Jonathan has queried the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, over some items in the apex’s bank’s 2012 audit report. A confirmation of the query was made by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, when he was contacted by one of our […]

Fashola’s father buried as govs, others pay tributes

The father of Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, Alhaji Ademola Fashola, who died on Monday, has been buried. The deceased, 80, was buried on Tuesday at the Vaults and Garden, Ikoyi, a private cemetery in the state. The governor’s father began his final journey at his residence on Ladipo Labinjo Street, Surulere, Lagos, where […]

EFCC storms Rivers, quizzes Lloyd

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stormed Rivers State on Monday and started quizzing public office holders in the state over a yet-to-be mentioned financial impropriety. Already, the EFCC investigators had quizzed the embattled Majority Leader of the state House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd, over the finances of the House, our correspondents learnt. […]

Mob beats policeman to death in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigations into the killing of a police corporal, Ado Ayuba, who was lynched by some hoodlums in Suru Alaba area of the state. According to the police, the victim was beaten to death by an irate mob for allegedly killing a trader, Mustapha Mohammed, on July 30, 2013. […]

IG visits Rivers, ignores Amaechi

THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, on Monday visited Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, without visiting the state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi. Abubakar was in the state to inaugurate 100 Prado Sports Utility Vans donated to the nine Niger Delta state Police commands by the Niger Delta Development Commission. The IGP also did not address […]

Boko Haram attack, military, police station in Borno

– PUNCHThirty-five people, including two soldiers and a policeman, have been killed in two separate gunfights between security forces and members of the militant Islamist sect, Boko Haram, in Borno State. The killings took place on Sunday when the sect members launched attacks on a riot police base in Bama, a town close to the […]

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