Monday, November 19, 2018

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    Buhari support group inaugurated in south-south ahead of 2019

Buhari support group inaugurated in south-south ahead of 2019

The National Committee of Buhari Support Groups (NCBSG) has opened offices in Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Edo states to coordinate the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking during the event which held in Calabar, Cross River, Ibrahim Abu Ibrahim, chairman, NCBSG, said the region is key to the Nigerian project.At the launch of the office located at 23 Wellington Bassey [...]

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    Jonathan: I got more support from south-east than south-south while in office

Jonathan: I got more support from south-east than south-south while in office

Goodluck Jonathan has said he got more support from the south-east than his region, south-south, when he served as Nigeria's President from 2010 to 2015.Jonathan said this on Thursday in Onitsha at the grand finale campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Anambra, Oseloka Obaze.He commended the people of south-east geopolitical zone, saying "I got more support [...]

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    Army to begin Crocodile Smile II in south-south, south-west

Army to begin Crocodile Smile II in south-south, south-west

The Nigerian army says it is set to conduct 'Exercise Crocodile Smile II' in the south-south and south-west geopolitical zones of the country, beginning from Friday.Sani Usman, army spokesperson, said in a statement on Tuesday that the exercise was aimed at training troops in aid of civil authorities in tackling security challenges in those areas.Between November and December 2016, the [...]

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    South-south cannot intimidate Nigeria, says Amaechi

South-south cannot intimidate Nigeria, says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister for transportation, says the south-south region of Nigeria cannot intimidate the rest of the country.Speaking at a town hall meeting held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, on Monday, Amaechi said the south-south is not a country on its own but a subset of Nigeria, which could not be doing the same thing and expecting a different result.“It is part [...]

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    Confab delegates ripped apart by ethnic biases

Confab delegates ripped apart by ethnic biases

Atmosphere at the plenary of the ongoing national conference was tensed on Tuesday, as delegates engaged in heated debates over recommendations proposed by the committee on devolution of power.Earlier on Monday, a consensus could not be reached, as co-chairmen of the committee – Obong Victor Attah, a delegate from south-south; and Ibrahim Coomassie, head of the northern delegation – presented their report.Delegates [...]

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