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Former Taraba Governor Dambaba Suntai is dead

SaharaReporters has learnt that a former Governor Dambaba Suntai of Taraba State who survived an air crash at the Yola Airport in Adamawa State in 2012 has died. Suntai died at home where he was undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries arising from the plane crash. A former commissioner of information in the state, Emmanuel Bello confirmed […]

Presidency decries criticisms over retention of NAF 001 in London

The Presidency has decried criticisms in some quarters over the retention of Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001, in London. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, said such criticisms were mostly informed by lack of understanding of protocol around foreign trips […]

Picture: India: Minister responds to leaked photo of him urinating in public

An undated picture of Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh urinating in public has put the BJP in a spot as the picture went viral on social media on Thursday. The minister, however, defended himself, saying there was no urinal for long distances on National Highway 28 near Pipara when he wanted to relieve himself. […]

Sallah: Buhari’s audio message in Hausa draws criticisms

TP HEADLINE   Niyi Odebode, John Alechenu, Chukwudi Akasike, Olalekan Adetayo, Adelani Adepegba, Ihuoma Chiedozie, Olaleye Aluko and Godwin Isenyo For the first time since President Muhammadu Buhari left the country for the United Kingdom 50 days ago, the Presidency, on Sunday, released his voice message to Nigerians. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that […]

Presidency releases Buhari’s voice message debunks media report on speech impairment

Abuja – The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment. Recently there have been reports in the social media claiming that the President was suffering from speech impairment and memory loss. However, in the recording, aired on Sunday by some radio stations, […]

Gov. Wike sacks entire cabinet

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sacked all members of his Executive Council. In a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, the  Governor directed the sacked commissioners to hand over to their respective Permanent Secretaries. The statement partly reads: “Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has dissolved the State […]

The person behind quit notice to Igbos lives in Lagos – Falana

——-Accuses FG of paying N1trn for darkness By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – HUMAN Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Thursday said that it was the utterances of a one-time Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Prof. Ango Abdullahi over the brutal killings of four students of the university that allegedly led to the protests by […]

INEC writes to Melaye, begins recall process July 3

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate. It said that the decision to inform Melaye was taken at its meeting held in Abuja on Thursday, where the petition submitted by voters […]

Disturbing Pictures: Alleged sheep gives birth to a human lamb

By Nwafor Sunday Reports have it that an alleged sheep delivered a human lamb in South African on Thursday. This however generated lots of arguments and environmental concern perhaps a quiz from anonymous Facebook friend threw me into confusion. He asked, Is this not a consistent rape by a man that caused this? Things are […]

Amaechi’s wife didn’t extort money from us – Ex-Rivers LG bosses

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt FORMER local government chairmen and commissioners in Rivers State during the administration of Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, have faulted a statement credited to Governor Nyesom Wike that the wife of the ex-governor extorted money from them. The former chairmen and commissioners said in a statement signed by the former chairman of Asari-Toru […]

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