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    Lives of R-APC leaders in danger, says Secondus at pro-Atiku rally

Lives of R-APC leaders in danger, says Secondus at pro-Atiku rally

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is drowning.Speaking at a PDP rally organised for Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, in Adamawa, Secondus said the lives of Reformed APC (R-APC) leaders are in danger.Secondus said the APC government is threatening everyone that opposes it, adding that "they can't kill everybody"."PDP is determined [...]

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    VIDEO: Mammoth crowd attend Atiku’s presidential declaration in Adamawa

VIDEO: Mammoth crowd attend Atiku’s presidential declaration in Adamawa

Thousands thronged Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa state, on Saturday as a grand reception was held in honour of Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president.The reception, which saw Atiku make his 2019 presidential declaration, was hosted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa and the north-east.Ben Murray Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, Uche Secondus, PDP chairman, were some of the dignitaries present [...]

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    Report: Elumelu may buy Shell’s oil assets

Report: Elumelu may buy Shell’s oil assets

Tony Elumelu, chairman of Heir Holdings, is planning to buy two oil mining licenses operated by Shell Plc.Bloomberg reports that the licenses might be sold for $2 billion.Apart from oil mining licenses 11 and 17, Shell will also be selling a natural gas-fired power plant that would be managed by Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp).Selling both assets would mean [...]

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    Seven aspirants withdraw from Osun PDP governorship primary

Seven aspirants withdraw from Osun PDP governorship primary

Seven of the 11 aspirants in the Osun Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election have withdrawn.The politicians made their decision known on Saturday before the commencement of the exercise which is being overseen by Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa state governor.Adejare Bello, Sunkanmi Akinlabi, Felix Jumoko, Ayoade Adewepo, Adeolu Durotoye, Jide Adeniji and Lere Akogun are the aspirants who stepped down [...]

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    270 shops destroyed as fire guts Terminus market in Jos

270 shops destroyed as fire guts Terminus market in Jos

The Terminus main market in Jos, Plateau state capital, was razed down by an inferno in the early hours of Saturday.Adie Undie, Plateau police commissioner, who confirmed the incident, said the fire started around 1:30am.Undie said the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.“This incident happened around 1:30.a.m and our men and that of the Department of Fire [...]

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    LIVE: Osun PDP governorship primary

LIVE: Osun PDP governorship primary

TheCable's coverage of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Osun.[...]

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    Melaye may have orchestrated burning of classrooms he built, says Yahaya Bello

Melaye may have orchestrated burning of classrooms he built, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, is inconsequential in the politics of the state.On Wednesday, a block of four classrooms Melaye donated to Government Girls Secondary School, Sarki Noma, Lokoja, were burnt down by suspected hoodlums.Commenting on the incident in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Bello said Melaye is an [...]

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    Apapa gridlock: The journey from Jos to Lagos lasted 5 days but I’ve spent more than a week just to get to the port, says driver

Apapa gridlock: The journey from Jos to Lagos lasted 5 days but I’ve spent more than a week just to get to the port, says driver

There seems to be no end in sight to the ongoing nightmare that commuters, drivers and those who ply the Oshodi-Apapa expressway in Lagos have been facing in recent times.The gridlock worsened in the last one week, leaving many stranded and wasting long productive hours. A journey that should ordinarily take 30 to 40 minutes lasts hours. Heavy duty vehicles [...]

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    PDP describes Nigeria Air as a huge scam

PDP describes Nigeria Air as a huge scam

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari administration of attempting to use the newly unveiled airline to siphon billions from the nation's treasury.At the Farnborough International Airshow on Wednesday, Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, unveiled the logo and name of the new national carrier — Nigeria Air.He said the government will not own more [...]

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    Founding member of AD, UNILAG graduate — meet Oyetola, APC governorship candidate in Osun

Founding member of AD, UNILAG graduate — meet Oyetola, APC governorship candidate in Osun

Gboyega Oyetola, currently the chief of staff to Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the September 22 governorship election.Despite the rumblings over the decision of the party to use direct primary to pick its candidate, members trooped out to participate in the election. Moshood Adeoti, secretary to the state government, and [...]

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