Thursday, February 22, 2018

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    PDP: We’re worried over conflicting reports on Dapchi girls

PDP: We’re worried over conflicting reports on Dapchi girls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over the conflicting reports on the girls who fled Government Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, following a Boko Haram attack on Monday night.On Wednesday, Mohammed Lamin, the state commissioner of education, said out of 98 missing students, 48 had returned.Some hours later, Abdulmaliki Sumonu, the state commissioner of police, contradicted him by [...]

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    Kaduna ‘threatens another property’ belonging to owner of demolished APC faction office

Kaduna ‘threatens another property’ belonging to owner of demolished APC faction office

Suleiman Hukunyi, owner of the building demolished at 11B Sambo close, GRA, Kaduna, has raised the alarm that the state government is threatening another of his property.Hukunyi, a serving senator, leads one of the factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.The demolished house was used as the secretariat of his own faction of the ruling party which [...]

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    Lai: Nigeria’s problem didn’t start on May 29, 2015

Lai: Nigeria’s problem didn’t start on May 29, 2015

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says some people are giving the impression that rain started beating us in Nigeria only from May 29, 2015.He said this on Tuesday when he Andrew Hanlon, chief executive officer of TVC Communication, visited him in his office in Abuja.Mohammed appealed to the media to contextualise their reporting so that the "looters who destroyed Nigeria would [...]

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    Hukunyi: I’ve forgiven el-Rufai for demolishing my property

Hukunyi: I’ve forgiven el-Rufai for demolishing my property

Suleiman Hukunyi, senator representing Kaduna north, says he has forgiven Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, for allegedly pulling down his property.The property which housed a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was demolished in the early hours of Tuesday.This happened less than two days after the faction led by the lawmaker suspended the governor.The Kaduna Geographic Information Service (KADGIS) had [...]

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    ‘This government must admit it has failed’ — Okogie hits Buhari again

‘This government must admit it has failed’ — Okogie hits Buhari again

Olubunmi Okogie, former archbishop of the Catholic Church in Lagos, has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “admit that it has failed”.The vocal cleric made this statement six weeks after he advised Buhari to “respect himself and retire”.Lamenting the high rate of insecurity and the level of unemployment, the fiery priest said the president should dedicate efforts towards [...]

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    VIDEO: The demolished factional APC head office in Kaduna

VIDEO: The demolished factional APC head office in Kaduna

Residents of GRA Kaduna were still in bed on Tuesday morning when a demolition team escorted by armed security operatives stormed 11B Sambo road.Just last week did Suleiman Hukunyi, lawmaker representing Kaduna north central senatorial district, convert the building - a duplex - to the head office of the faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which he leads.The building [...]

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    Kaduna demolishes head office of APC faction that suspended el-Rufai

Kaduna demolishes head office of APC faction that suspended el-Rufai

The head office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction which suspended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has been demolished.TheCable learnt that the demolition was carried out under the supervision of armed security personnel and some suspected thugs.The team which pulled down the building located at 11B, Sambo road, GRA Kaduna, was said to have arrived at the place [...]

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    Remi Tinubu: I was hurt by how my husband was trashed after 2015 elections

Remi Tinubu: I was hurt by how my husband was trashed after 2015 elections

Remi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central, says she was "hurt" by the treatment meted to her husband Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), after the 2015 elections.The senator said her husband was "trashed" despite helping the APC win the presidency."I was hurt what they did to my husband after the campaign. He didn't say a [...]

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    Kaduna APC crisis: Another faction annuls el-Rufai’s suspension

Kaduna APC crisis: Another faction annuls el-Rufai’s suspension

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, led by Shuaibu Idris, has described as laughable, the suspension of Nasir el-Rufai, govenor of the state.El-Rufai was suspended on Sunday by the faction of Suleiman Hunkuyi, senator representing Kaduna north central, for alleged anti-party activities.His suspension followed his purported failure to respond to a query which was issued last [...]

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    APC faction suspends el-Rufai for six months

APC faction suspends el-Rufai for six months

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state has suspended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, for six months.El-Rufai's suspension is coming three days after the faction, known as Kaduna Restoration Group, issued him a query and suspended three of his aides.The faction led by Suleiman Hunkuyi, senator representing Kaduna north central, had accused el-Rufai of  "anti- party [...]

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    Shehu Sani: APC doomed if Tinubu ‘rescue mission’ flops

Shehu Sani: APC doomed if Tinubu ‘rescue mission’ flops

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says it will be disastrous if Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), fails in his mission to reconcile aggrieved members of the ruling party.Two weeks ago, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Tinubu to carry out the task.Speaking with journalists on Sunday, Sani expressed hope that Tinubu would be able to build "a seventh [...]

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    IPOB: APC will forget state police after election

IPOB: APC will forget state police after election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of attempting to deceive Nigerians ahead of the 2019 general election.In a statement on Sunday, IPOB described the party's proposition of state police in the country as an “election gimmick”.A restructuring committee set up by the APC had, among other things, recommended that Nigeria should employ the [...]

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    PDP: Amaechi is an overwhelmed salesman of a rejected product

PDP: Amaechi is an overwhelmed salesman of a rejected product

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, as an "overwhelmed salesman of a rejected product".There are reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Amaechi as the director-general of his reelection campaign.Although Amaechi has not spoken about the appointment publicly, he told journalists on Thursday that corruption would return "automatically" if the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not win [...]

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    ‘Thugs’ break into Kaduna APC secretariat, attack lawmakers

‘Thugs’ break into Kaduna APC secretariat, attack lawmakers

Suspected thugs disrupted a meeting at the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna on Friday.The incident happened around 7pm when stakeholders of the faction of the APC loyal to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, were holding a meeting at the secretariat located along Akilu Road, Kaduna.Among those targeted were Yusuf Zailani, chief whip of the Kaduna state house [...]

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    PHOTOS: Okorocha leads APC governors to Daura

PHOTOS: Okorocha leads APC governors to Daura

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, led governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday.Daura is the hometown of Buhari.Eleven governors were present at the meeting while two were represented by their deputies.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    Protesters storm APC secretariat, ask Oyegun to step down

Protesters storm APC secretariat, ask Oyegun to step down

Some supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have asked John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, to resign.During a protest to the party's national secretariat in Abuja on Thursday, the APC supporters said they had lost confidence in Oyegun.The protesters on the platform of "Buhari for Victory 2019 Initiative" held placards with inscriptions such as: 'Oyegun is a threat [...]

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