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Amaechi’s Confirmation: Wike Has Been Put To Shame – Rivers APC

Amaechi’s confirmation: Wike has been put to shame – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has described today’s confirmation of the immediate past Governor of the State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, as a Minister by the Senate as a victory over the forces of darkness.

“These dark forces as represented by Caretaker Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, went to absurd lengths in their plot to stop Amaechi from becoming a Minister but Almighty God has used President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to scatter their evil plans,” Rivers APC said in the statement signed by the Chairman, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya and issued Thursday in the State capital, Port Read More »

Gunmen Kidnap Timipre Sylva’s Running-Mate’s Mother

Unknown gunmen on Thursday in Bayelsa, kidnapped 100 year-old, Madam Ebifieghe Dikoro, mother of Elder Wilberforce Agiri, the running mate to the APC governorship candidate, Chief Timipre Sylva.

DAILY POST reliably gathered from community sources that the old woman was forcefully abducted at gunpoint early Thursday morning, at her home in Foropa community of Southern Ijaw Local Government Council of the State.

Community sources told newsmen in Yenagoa that the unidentified gunmen, thereafter, took the octogenarian away into the creek, aboard three speed boats.

When contacted, Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident, however, disclosed that the Read More »

Road Accident At Otukpa, Benue State

It occurred at Otukpa Branch in Benue state. Along the Otupka – Enugu expressway.

A tanker which probably failed break hit a New Nyanya Hummer bus from behind and the bus in turn rammed into anoda stationary tanker and also a Mazda car parked nearby.

Fortunately, no life was lost. Just minor injuries.
However, This brings to the fore the menace of tanker drivers on our roads and their carefree attitude to road usage.

Source: EDITOR-in-CHIEF (as Eye Witness)

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Senate confirms Amaechi as minister

The Senate has approved the ministerial nomination of former Rivers State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, after the opposition PDP Senators walked out of the red chamber of the National Assembly in protest.

https://twitter.com/NGRSenate/status/659749944241348608?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

 

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University Of Ibadan Discovers Cure For Sickle Cell

The University of Ibadan (UI), in partnership with two American universities, on Wednesday, announced the discovery of a permanent cure for the sickle cell disease.

The cure which was described as less risky and with a potential to help over 5 million Africans living with the disease, was the outcome of a research carried out by UI in alliance with medical experts at the University of Illinois and the University of Loyola, both in Chicago.

Nigeria and other African countries can now heave a sigh of relief as the University of Ibadan in partnership with the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA and University of Loyola, Chicago have discovered a permanent cure for the termi Read More »

Tribunal Annuls Election Of Saraki Dahiru-Maiyama, Declares PDP Candidate Winner

The National and State Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, has annulled the election of Saraki Dahiru-Maiyama of All Progressive Congress(APC), representing Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
The nullification followed the petition filed by Joseph Kigbu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the victory of Dahiru-Maiyama of APC.

Delivering judgment on Thursday in Lafia, the Chairman of the tribunal, Mr Peter Oboira, declared Kigbu as winner of the March 28 elections.
Oboira declared the re-run election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on April 18 as illegal.
“The cancellation of results and sub Read More »

Senate Confirms Mahmud Yakubu As INEC Chair, 4 Commissioners

The senate has confirmed the nomination of Professor Mahmud Yakubu as INEC Chairman and four INEC Commissioners namely Antonla Taiye Okoosi Simbine for North-central, Alhaji Baba Shettima Arfo for North-east, Mohammed Mustafa Lecky for South-south, Amina Zakari for North East and Soyebi Adedeji Solomon for South-west. They were all screened today October 29th.

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Boko Haram Releases Pictures Of Her Rocket Launchers

Nigerian military take note of this development… While the Nigerian troops are trying hard to win the battle against Boko Haram insurgency, the deadly sect which is now affiliated with world terror group Islamic State (ISIS) -has released photos showing its rocket factory in a bid to undermine the recent efforts of the armed forces…

https://twitter.com/Terror_Monitor/status/659711929389330432

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Teachers Protest In Umuahia Over Unpaid Salaries

Women teachers in large numbers have taken to protest today in Umuahia as a way of showcasing their frustration of lack Salary payment.

The women who were displaying different types of placards are insisting that the bailout fund which was released by the Federal Government to Abia State Government have not been adequately used to pay workers, they are also drawing the attention of EFCC and ICPC to investigate the where about of the bailout fund.

Speaking with Mrs. Ngozi Ezenwa, a teacher in Ngwa High School, she said “we are frustrated, no Salary, no food and some of our family members are sick, Abia State Government Is not helping matter because they promised us and now they are failing”.

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Radio & Weasel – Beyonce & Jay Z (Remix) ft. Wizkid

Ugandan group Radio & Weasel seem to have this bond with Nigerian pop act, Wizkid as they collaborated once again on the remix to Radio & Weasel’s record  “Beyonce & Jay Z”.

Listen below and tell us why this trio shouldn’t continue with the collaborations.

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