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Police investigates killing of suspected thieves in Jigawa

The Jigawa State police command has commenced an investigation into the alleged killing of two suspected thieves by irate residents in Taura Local Government Area of the state. The command’s spokesman, Lawan Shiisu, who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday in Dutse, said the state’s Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Sale, gave the directive […]

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APC dismisses report of mass defection in Kebbi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed a report on the mass defection of its members to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi State. The party’s National Organising Secretary, Alhaji Suleiman Argungun, in a chat with journalists on Sunday in Abuja, described the report as a mischievous attempt aimed at increasing the popularity of […]

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PDP vows to approach 2023 elections as united group

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed optimism about the quick resolution of the crisis rocking the party ahead of the 2023 general elections. The disagreement over the choice of the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as the vice-presidential candidate divided the party into two groups with a faction backing the Rivers […]

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Messi, Neymar on target as PSG thrash Nantes to win French Super Cup

Lionel Messi was one of the scorers for Paris Saint-Germain in their 4-0 victory over Nantes in the 2022 French Super Cup on Sunday. The Super Cup, usually played by Ligue 1 champions and French Cup winners, serves as a curtain raise for the new Ligue 1 season, which begins next weekend. Messi scored for […]

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FG condemns murder of Nigerian in Italy, demands investigation

The Federal Government condemned the assassination of a Nigerian in Italy and demanded a thorough investigation of the incident. Alika Ogorchukwu, 39, was brutally murdered on Friday in Civitanova Marche City in the Province of Macerata, Marche Region. This incident outraged Nigerians in the European nation. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Press […]

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PDP demands Buhari’s resignation over insecurity, ailing economy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday demanded the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged incompetence. The party made the call a few days after the minority caucus in the National Assembly gave the president a six weeks ultimatum to address the country’s security challenges or face impeachment. Many states in Nigeria have come […]

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Accord Party governorship candidate in Oyo, Adelabu, gives reason for dumping APC

The Accord Party governorship candidate in Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has dismissed rumours that he was being cajoled to rejoin the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adelabu, who spoke with journalists after a meeting with former council vice chairmen, secretaries, chiefs of staff and supervisory councillors on Sunday in Ibadan, also explained why he dumped […]

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‘Why Northern Christians will not vote for Atiku in 2023,’ VON chief, Okechukwu

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday explained why Northern Christians would not vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the 2023 election. The decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to pick the former Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, […]

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Yahaya Bello suspends Kogi monarch over insecurity

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has ordered the immediate suspension of the Ohi of Eganyi, Alhaji Musa Achuja. Achuja is also the Chairman of Ajaokuta Traditional Area Council. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Sani Onogu, who confirmed the development in a statement on Sunday in Lokoja, said Bello’s directive followed the recent […]

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Tambuwal Meets Obasanjo Behind Closed Doors [Photo]

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo played host to Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Penthouse on Sunday, Naija News understands. Full information about the meeting is yet to be made public but reports said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor met with Obasanjo to discuss national issues. Special Assistant to […]

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2023: Wike meets PDP governors as party continues fence-mending moves

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday met with his counterparts and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja. Although the agenda of the meeting has not been made public, there are indications it was part of ongoing efforts to resolve the dispute that trailed the party’s presidential primary held in […]

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2023: Atiku Made Peter Obi A National Figure – Melaye

Former Kogi Central lawmaker,  Senator Dino Melaye had claimed that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, made the presidential flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, a national figure. Melaye claimed that the former vice president discovered Obi and made him a national appeal when he picked him as his running […]

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IGP orders arrest of movie makers using police materials illegally

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba, has condemned the unauthorized use of police materials in skit and movie making across the country In a statement issued on Sunday by Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer, Bala also ordered arrest and prosecution of defaulters. The Force added that the sale as well as the […]

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