The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Thursday 3rd December 2020

The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Thursday 3rd December 2020

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Plateau South: PDP urges INEC to disqualify APC candidate over PVC

From Kolade Adeyemi, Jos    The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Mr. Chris Hassan, has urged the Independent National  Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Plateau South senatorial by-election, scheduled for Saturday in six local governments. Hassan, who addressed a world press conference yesterday …

Kano PDP crisis deepens over council poll

From Fanen Ihyongo, Kano   The crisis rocking the Kano State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened yesterday, following the declaration by the Aminu Wali faction of the readiness of the party to participate in the local government election scheduled for January 16. The Kwankwasiyya faction of the PDP, led by the Caretaker Chairman, Danladi Umar …



Ganduje to Kwankwasiyya PDP: you have no platform to contest election

From Fanen Ihyongo, Kano   Kano State Government yesterday reacted to a statement by the  Kwankwasiyya faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which announced its withdrawal from the local government election scheduled for January 16. The governor described the group as a movement that lacks a legal platform to contest an election. “The disgruntled Kwankwasiyya …

Bello proposes N130b budget 

From James Azania, Lokoja   Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has presented a budget proposal of N130,546,068,026 to the House of Assembly for 2021. Tagged budget of “Accelerated Recovery”, the 2021 fiscal proposal represents an increase of N7,575,110,017 or 6.16 per cent, as against N122,970,958,009 for the 2020 amended budget. Bello said the fiscal strategy …

Senate urges INEC to comply with restoration of constituencies in Benue

From Sanni Onogu, Abuja   The Senate yesterday approved the restoration of three constituencies in Benue State. This followed a motion titled: “Approval for the restoration of Two (2) State Constituencies from Ushongo State Constituency of Benue State and the restoration of Agasha State Constituency from Guma State Constituency in compliance with the  decisions of …

Niger workers begin strike over pay

From Justina Asishana, Minna   Organised labour in Niger State has begun indefinite strike over government’s decision to slash November salaries of workers by 30 per cent. The state Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Yakubu Garba, disclosed this yesterday in Minna. He said NLC and Trade Union Congress (TUC) resumed the suspended strike due …

Yari’s deputy joins PDP

From Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau   Mr. Ibrahim Wakkala, former Zamfara State deputy governor, has announced his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) and join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Wakkala made his decision known yesterday at a news briefing in Gusau. “There were several speculations making the rounds for about two years …



Interpol warns against fake, theft of inoculations

By Omolola Afolabi The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has alerted Nigeria, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States and other countries over threats from organised criminal groups to sell fake vaccines and steal supplies during the much-awaited COVID-19 vaccination campaigns. Interpol observes that there is a rise in the activities of fake drug peddlers, who …

Burial rites for Owa-Ale of Ikare begin

By Osagie Otabor, Akure Funeral rites for the late monarch of Ikare-Akoko, the Owa-Ale of Ikare land, Oba Samuel Kolapo Adegbite, have begun. Oba Adegbite died on September 1 after reigning for 48 years. Residents of the town wore all-white attires and marched in a procession to hear the official announcement of the death of …

Police impound two bullion vans for moving cash without escort

By Precious Igbonwelundu Two bullion vans have been impounded by the police in Lagos for moving cash without security escorts. The bullion vans, intercepted by operatives attached to the Area J command, Ajah, were said to be loaded with money belonging to commercial banks. Lagos Commissioner of Police (CP) Hakeem Odumosu had counselled officials of …

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