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The Borno South senatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Kudla Satumari Haske, has said that come 2023 elections, the people of the North-East will vote for the office of the president rather than that of the vice president. According to Kudla, the people of the North-East are desirous of the office of the president, adding that despite the show of lack of inclusivity by the All Progressives Congress (APC) just to whip sentiments among Nigerians, the North-East people will rather vote for the office of the president rather than number 2 man. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar…

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A former member of the House of Representatives and steering committee member of the Tinubu Support Group in Borno State, Hon Abdu Musa Msheliza, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) and joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to work for the party candidates including the Borno South Senatorial District flagbearer, Hon Kudla Satumari Haske. Msheliza, who is also a two-term member of the Borno State House of Assembly representing Hawul State Constituency and later represented Askira Uba/Hawul Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, until leaving the APC, was a member of the steering committee of Tinubu Support Group (TSG)…

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Osun police command on Tuesday said the corpse of a 65-year-old woman, declared missing in Ilesa, was found on her farm with one of her eyes plucked. Yemisi Opalola, Osun police spokesperson in a statement released, explained that the daughter of the deceased reported the discovery of her mother’s corpse to the police. She said, “At about 1:00 p.m on Monday, one Dare Oluyemi of Odundun Area Ilesa reported that her mother, Oluyemi Tunmise, 65, who the family had been searching for since Saturday, had been found dead in her farm. “She said her mother was found dead with one…

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The UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital management has condemned the recent attack on members of staff of the hospital while on their duty posts by some hoodlums. It warned that the hospital would not tolerate any form of attack or harassment of its staff in the course of discharging their duties. Our Correspondents had reported that members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), had embarked on a warning strike in protest of the attack on their colleagues. Some hoodlums and relatives of a patient who died after being brought into the Accident and Emergency Department of the hospital on Thursday,…

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Osun State chapter has accused the self-styled The Osun Progressives (TOP), a faction in the party backed by the Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola, of planning a violent protest in the State and Abuja against the State chairman of the party, Prince Gboyega Famoodun. This was contained in a statement by Media Adviser to Osun APC chairman, Kola Olabisi on Monday. Olabisi said the group across the State and some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have emerged to sponsor a series of protests against Famodun. The APC accused TOP members of openly celebrating…

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The apex Igbo socio-political organization, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has said the National Assembly should impeach Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo together with President Muhammadu Buhari. Ohanaeze said Buhari and also Osinbajo have failed in their primary responsibility of securing Nigerians. The body said Buhari as well as Osinbajo’s failure to secure Nigerians demonstrates failure of leadership in government. Recall that Senators had threatened to serve an impeachment notice on Buhari over his lack of ability to address insecurity in the country. The Senate minority caucus gave Buhari a six-week demand to tackle instability in the nation. Responding, Ohanaeze said Bola…

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Adamu Bulkachuwa, senator representing Bauchi north, says many of his colleagues supported the motion to serve a notice of impeachment to President Muhammadu Buhari. On July 27, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators staged a walkout after Senate President Ahmad Lawan prevented Philip Aduda, senator representing federal capital territory (FCT), from discussing the rising insecurity and an ultimatum to Buhari after a closed session. Majority of the senators reportedly agreed that Buhari be given six weeks to fix insecurity or face impeachment proceedings. After the session, Aduda said there was a need to formally serve the president the notice, but Lawan…

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The Nigerian government has commenced the review of the midstream and downstream petroleum regulations. The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) is in charge of the policy change. Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources gave an update at the NMDPRA stakeholders’ consultation forum on Monday in Abuja. The minister noted that 10 regulations had been shared with stakeholders for review and input. They are: Transfer of License and Permit Regulations; Petroleum (Transportation and Shipment) Regulations and Assignment; Midstream and Downstream Petroleum (Operations) Regulations; READ ALSO: PDP Crisis: Party BoT To Meet On Wednesday Over Atiku-Wike Rift…

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The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet on Wednesday as parts of attempts to appease Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike ahead of the 2023 general elections. Mr Wike, who held a meeting with some PDP Governors on Sunday, has expressed dissatisfaction with how the party chose its vice-presidential candidate among other issues. In a statement on Monday, Chairman of the PDP BoT, Walid Jibril, said the PDP is not in a crisis but needs to settle certain grievances. He added that the Board, being the highest advisory of the PDP, will come up with…

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Yusuf Datti, the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has disassociated himself from various social media accounts attributed to him. Yusuf Datti who spoke at a news conference in Abuja on Monday described the accounts as fake, warning he has not been on social media for about a decade. He said that some years back, suspected impostors opened various social media accounts in his name without his knowledge or approval, prompting him to lodge complaints which were never attended to by the operators. “I hereby dissociate my humble self from the creation, ownership and operation of any such social…

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