Nigeria Politics

PDP confident of winning rerun in the six States penciled for Supplementary polls

By Africa Today In view of the forthcoming rerun elections in some states of the federation, the Peoples Democratic Party-PDP on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23rd. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, the party however insisted that […]

Nigeria Security

Unknown gunmen murdered Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade Bauchi

By Africa Today Military authorities in Bauchi State have on Monday been thrown into mourning following the killing of Col. Mohammed Barack, the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi, by unknown gunmen. The killings which has caused panic in the city, could however not be ruled out whether it […]

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Fayose: Court admits Obanikoro’s dead aide’s statement in evidence

By Africa Today The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence a statement made by the late Justin Erukaa, a former Personal Assistant to the ex-Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun held that the statement was admissible in law. Obanikoro was testifying for the Economic and Financial […]

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EFCC Operatives Ransacked Justice Walter Onnoghen’s Nassarawa farm, Seized Valuable Documents

By Africa Today Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday invaded the farm of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, making away with sensitive documents such as, sales books, receipt booklets, its members of staff list and other documents. Newsmen learnt that about nine EFCC operatives, a cameraman and […]

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APC, PDP feverishly plans to outsmart other,as Saturday’s Supplementary Poll draws closer

By Africa Today The two mainstream political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, are said to be strategising in an effort to outwitting the Independent National Electoral Commission in the supplementary polls holding in six states on Saturday. Journalists however learnt on Saturday that much as the two leading […]

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Sikiru Alimi’s Excellence Performance Helps Lobi Stars To A Final Win Against ASEC Mimosas

By Africa Today Lobi Stars of Makurdi ended their CAF Champions League run with a 2-0 win over ASEC Mimosas in their final group game at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu on Saturday. Sikiru Alimi’s first-half brace secured the win for the Pride of Benue, bowing out of the tournament on a high note. […]

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Governor Ayade’s appointees organise concert to mark elections Victory

By Africa Today Following the declaration of Senator Ben Ayade by the Independent National Electoral Commission-INEC as the winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Cross River State, the State Ministry of Culture and Tourism has concluded plans to stage an event tagged, “Ayade Victory Concert” to celebrate with the governor on his victory at […]

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Drama in INEC as MD Water Board, Prof Igile falls into trouble with Police

By Africa Today One of Governor Ben Ayade’s Aides has gotten himself into trouble by parading around with armed security in flagrant disregard of the Inspector General of Police’s order. The reappointed Managing Director of Cross River State Water Board, Prof Godwin Igile, on Sunday, the 10th of March, 2019 took with him an Armed […]