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SSS hands over teenage stowaway to Edo govt.

The Department of State Security Services on Tuesday handed over teenage stowaway, Daniel Oikhena, to the Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. Daniel, it was gathered, was brought in from Lagos two weeks after he was discovered in the tyre compartment of an Arik plane on a flight to Lagos from Benin. […]

Niger Delta: JTF destroys two illegal refineries

Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta says it has destroyed two illegal oil refineries in Bayelsa State. Spokesman for JTF, Lt. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said troops of 5 Battalion of the outfit deployed in Sector 2 area in the Niger Delta impounded two barges laden with illegally sourced crude oil along the Kasabobo creek. […]

Taraba: Panel ask acting governor to continue

The Governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, has agreed to step aside until he fully recovers from the injuries he sustained when a small plane he piloted crashed on 0ctober 25, 2012. His decision is part of the outcome of a meeting he had on Tuesday with the Peoples Democratic Party’s Committee on the state’s […]

INEC should de-register Tukur’s PDP -Aggrieved governors, others

The parallel Peoples Democratic Party led by Abubakar Baraje has said the faction of the party led by Dr. Bamanga Tukur should be deregistered by the Independent National Electoral Commission. It hinged its position on what it described as the failure of the faction to complying with Section 222(D) of the 1999 Constitution which requires […]

57 reps, 20 senators back New PDP

Fifty-seven out of the 204 members of the House of Representatives on the platform of the embattled Peoples Democratic Party have declared their support for the Alhaji Kawu Baraje-led New PDP. This endorsement is coming barely 24 hours after about 20 senators on the party’s platform took a similar decision. The 57 lawmakers include the […]

Nigerian Army retires 10 generals

The authorities of the Nigerian Army have retired some top generals of the Army. It was gathered that those retired were ten in number. Among those affected were the former Director of Training and Operations, Defence Headquarters, Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Ngugbane, the former Commander of Training, Doctrine and Command, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Mungonu, and the former Chief […]

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