Northern PDP Leaders Hold Consensus Meeting Ahead Of National Convention

  Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the North have held a consensus meeting ahead of the party’s forthcoming national convention. The meeting held on Wednesday at the Bauchi State Governor’s Lodge in the Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It, however, suffered a setback as some stakeholders in the party … Continue reading Northern PDP Leaders Hold Consensus Meeting Ahead Of National Convention

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Shatner Becomes Oldest Person To Reach Space

  “Star Trek” actor William Shatner finally became a real space traveler on Blue Origin’s second crewed mission Wednesday, calling it the most profound experience of his life. “It was unbelievable,” said the 90-year-old Canadian, known to the sci-fi show’s legion of “Trekkies” as the daring Captain James T. Kirk, a role he first played … Continue reading Shatner Becomes Oldest Person To Reach Space

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Anambra Deputy Governor’s Defection To APC Long Expected – APGA

  The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has reacted to the defection of the Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke, to the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, APGA National Publicity Secretary, Tex Okechukwu, said the action of the deputy governor has no consequence of the party ahead … Continue reading Anambra Deputy Governor’s Defection To APC Long Expected – APGA

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NG Eagle Dispute: Air Transport Workers Seek Presidency’s Intervention

  The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) has raised an alarm over an alleged conflict of interest between the Ministry of Aviation and the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) over the call that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) should not give the latter’s new airline – NG Eagle – its air … Continue reading NG Eagle Dispute: Air Transport Workers Seek Presidency’s Intervention

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Defiant Brazilian President Makes U-Turn, Set For COVID-19 Vaccination

  Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed he will not get vaccinated against Covid-19, having previously said he would be the “last Brazilian” to do so. The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and for initially downplaying the seriousness of the virus, despite catching it himself. “I’ve decided not … Continue reading Defiant Brazilian President Makes U-Turn, Set For COVID-19 Vaccination

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Man Kills Several People, Injures Others With Bow In Norway

  A man armed with a bow and arrows killed several people and wounded others in southeastern Norway on Wednesday, police said, adding they had arrested the suspect. “We can unfortunately confirm that there are several injured and also unfortunately several killed in this episode,” local police official Oyvind Aas told a news conference. “The … Continue reading Man Kills Several People, Injures Others With Bow In Norway

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FG Hails German Govt On Repatriation Of Benin Bronzes

The Federal Government on Wednesday hailed the German Government on the repatriation of Benin artefacts from the European country.

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Banditry: Govt To Deploy Security Operatives Across Schools In Zamfara

  Authorities in Zamfara have concluded plans to deploy security operatives to schools across the state in a bid to ensure the safety of students and teachers. Governor Bello Matawalle disclosed this on Wednesday when he received some students in his office at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital. He assured his guests … Continue reading Banditry: Govt To Deploy Security Operatives Across Schools In Zamfara

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Anambra Election: You Must Remain Apolitical, IGP Tells Squadron Commanders

Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has asked Squadron Commanders to remain apolitical.

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Political Parties Are Empowered To Conduct Primaries, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said political parties are backed by law to conduct primary elections.

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