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Sack Of Ihedioha: Imo Retired Auditor General Attempts To Escape With Bunch Of Files

Owerri  – Less than 24 hours after the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Imo governorship election which favoured Senator Hope Uzodinma, a former auditor-general for local governments in the state, Osita Nwosu, in Owerri, on Wednesday, allegedly attempted to take away some files from his former office. It was not clear whose interest he represented

Buhari Withdraws Support For Oshiomhole As APC Chairman

Lagos – Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, embattled national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), may soon kiss his position goodbye, Daily Independent has gathered. Credible sources said President Muhammadu Buhari has caved in to pressure and has technically endorsed his removal as a solution to the intractable crisis rocking the party. Speaking with Daily

Six Killed, Five Injured As Gunmen Attack Emir’s Convoy

Kaduna – The Police Command in Kaduna State has confirmed the death of six people during an attack on the Emir of Potiskum, Alhaji Umaru Bubaram, on Kaduna-Zaria highway on Tuesday night, while seven were injured. The command spokesman, Yakubu Sabo, told newsmen that the incident occurred about 11:00p.m. It was gathered that several people

S/West Govs, Soyinka, Adams, Others Dare FG Over Amotekun

Sulaiman Fasasi;Gbenga Faturoti;Akinwunmi King;Titilope Joseph;Ikechi Nzeako;Joy Anigbogu;Bolu-Olu Esho;Raji Adebayo Abeokuta / Oshogbo / Lagos / Akure / Ibadan Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State have faulted the declaration of ‘Operation Amotekun’ as illegal by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. While noting the reasons for

Uzodinma Takes Oath Of Office, Says He’s Challenged To Work For Imo

Senator Hope Uzodinma on Wednesday took oath of office as governor of Imo State. This is as has promised to work hard to meet the reasonable expectations of Imolites, vowing not to disappoint them. He made the pledge shortly after collecting his certificate of return (CoR) on Wednesday at INEC headquarters in Abuja. The Supreme

Civil War: Presidency Warns Against Inflammatory Rhetoric

Abuja – The presidency has sent subtle warning to some thought leaders in Nigeria who recently advised the Federal Government not to jettison restructuring of the country as a means of staving off situations that precipitated civil war fifty years ago.  In doing so, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba

Trucks’ Crash Shuts Down Traffic On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday said that an early morning accident involving two articulated trucks at the Kara Bridge end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway caused a total shutdown of traffic. The Federal Government on Tuesday resumed traffic diversion on the Kara Bridge section of the highway to continue reconstruction of the ever-busy

APC Govs Forum Congratulates Senator Hope Uzodinma

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has congratulated Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma on his victory at the Supreme Court. Victory at the apex court affirmed the former lawmaker as duly elected Governor of IMO at the March 9, 2019 Governorship election in Imo state. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state and Chairman of the

Amotekun, Hisbah Have The Same Legal Status – Sagay

 Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the controversy trailing the statement of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), describing the South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun as illegal. Excerpts:   The Attorney-General of the Federation and

Supreme Court Turns The Tide In Imo

OWERRI – Prior to the Saturday 9th March 2019 governorship election in Imo state, what has now come to be known as political primordial sentiment in the nation’s body politics was cupiously brought to bear in the politics of the state dubbed Eastern Heartland (Imo state).  The 3 senatorial zones– Imo West (Orlu zone), Imo East(Owerri

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