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APC Ticket: Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fayemi, Others Fail To Agree On Consensus
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APC Ticket: Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fayemi, Others Fail To Agree On Consensus

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the South-West, on Friday, cautioned presidential aspirants from the zone to guard against their utterances. It was gathered that the meeting, which was held behind closed doors at the Lagos House, Marina, also resolved that name calling and other personal attacks should not be encouraged by the aspirants and their supporters. It was learnt that the aspirants were asked to work with whomever among them emerges as the party’s candidate for the presidential election. According to sources, the leaders also impressed the aspirants to ensure that the South-West does not lose the opportunity to produce the President in 2023. A source at the meeting said, “The issue of betrayal was put to rest as the elders affirmed that everyone who de...
Two Bombers Allegedly Killed In Imo Oil Firm Blast
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Two Bombers Allegedly Killed In Imo Oil Firm Blast

NPF Two persons have been confirmed dead after an explosive device went off at an oil firm in Imo State. The incident happened on Wednesday at Addax Oil Company in Izombe community of Oguta Local Government Area. Less than two weeks ago, an explosion at an illegal refinery site at Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area killed about 150 people. A local source told our correspondent that the two victims of the blast were suspected terrorists, who attempted to bomb the oil company but detonated the bomb which exploded and killed them. The source said that anti-bomb operatives of the state police command had arrived at the scene in a bid to detect any explosive devices planted around the oil firm. Read Also: Ex-Imo Governor, Ihedioha Asks Nigerian Government To Probe Over 100 De...
Go After Terrorists, Eliminate Them, Buhari Orders Security Heads
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Go After Terrorists, Eliminate Them, Buhari Orders Security Heads

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has again charged the heads of military and other security agencies in the country to rise up to their responsibilities and go after terrorists troubling the nation and eliminate them. He gave the charge yesterday, after joining other Muslims to observe the Eid prayers at the Mambila Barracks Parade Ground, Abuja, in commemoration of Eid-el-Fitr. President Buhari, while responding to questions after he returned to the Presidential Villa from the prayer ground, said his administration would continue to work to make the country safe for Nigerians, adding that it is the duty of security agencies to know terrorists’ hideouts. President Buhari admitted having sleepless nights over the security situation in parts of the country. He,...
Mothers’ Sunday: Mrs Soludo Asks Mothers To Refocus On Sound Child Rasing, Moral Institution
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Mothers’ Sunday: Mrs Soludo Asks Mothers To Refocus On Sound Child Rasing, Moral Institution

Nonye Soludo The wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Mrs Nonye Soludo has asked mothers to refocus on bringing the best out of their children by being the right reflection of morality and hard work. Mrs Soludo who made the appeal in a message to commemorate the 2022 Mothers' Sunday of the Catholic Church, explained that as co-builders of the home, mothers have a great deal to cover in terms of what their children learn from them and their associations. According to the Governor's wife, "as a mother of six successful children, I understand, first hand, the immense task of raising a child that remains conscious of what is right or wrong. Of his or her society, moral expectations, and how to react to issues around them. Mothers have an enormous duty to mould the best children tha...
Buhari Explains Pardon Granted Ex-Gov
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Buhari Explains Pardon Granted Ex-Gov

Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame President Muhammadu Buhari says his anti-corruption war is on course despite the pardon granted to two former State chief executives. Former Governors of Plateau (Joshua Dariye) and Taraba (Jolly Nyame) were recently given a clean bill years after conviction for graft. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu clarified the recent note presented to the Council of State after the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy (PACPM) report. His statement Wednesday night said it was a culmination of a process begun by the convicts and others concerned in line with the constitution. Shehu maintained that Section 175 (1) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) empowers the President to exercise his constitutional powers to grant a pardon. ...
Lagos APC Advisory Body Approves Second Term For Sanwo-Olu
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Lagos APC Advisory Body Approves Second Term For Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Governance Advisory Council (GAC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, yesterday, approved and sealed a second term bid in office for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. By the approval, the coast is now clear for Sanwo-Olu to re-contest for governorship slot on the platform of the party in the 2023 gubernatorial poll. The GAC, the apex decision-making body within the state’s ruling political class of APC, agreed and gave the approval for the second term at its meeting held yesterday at the State House, Marina. Meanwhile, at press time, Sanwo-Olu was yet to pick his nomination form for the election, pending approval by the party chieftains. Read Also: Ex-Minister Solomon Dalung Dumps APC, Gives Reasons A source said that any moment from ...
Remove Your Cassocks, Join Politics, Presidency Replies Kukah
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Remove Your Cassocks, Join Politics, Presidency Replies Kukah

Bishop Kukah The Presidency on Monday took a swipe at the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, for his continuous criticism of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, and his regime, asking him (Kukah) to consider joining partisan politics and see how far he can go. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made the Presidency’s position known in a statement titled ‘Kukah’s virus of hate.’ Shehu was reacting to Kukah’s Easter sermon on Sunday in which he knocked Buhari’s regime over security challenges, corruption and disunity being witnessed in the country. Quoting different biblical passages, the presidential spokesman faulted the bishop, saying “from his pulpit, he devoted his Easter message not to Christ’s death and rebirth so ...
Good Friday: Anambra Can Soar Higher With Sincere And Collective Prayers – Mrs Soludo
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Good Friday: Anambra Can Soar Higher With Sincere And Collective Prayers – Mrs Soludo

Nonye Soludo The wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Mrs Nonye Soludo has said that with sincere collective prayers, the state can defeat every impediment and soar even higher. Mrs Soludo, who stated that the occasion of Good Friday avails every ọnye Anambra, especially women, another genuine platform to approach God with the myriads of challenges confronting the State, explained that with sincere and collective spiritual purpose aided by divine grace, Anambra State will grow even stronger. Read Also: Why Deeper Life Embraced Use Of Television, Social Media, Others —Kumuyi The Governor's wife, while explaining that the passion and the death of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary, and his eventual glorious resurrection, reflect the journey to victory of the present Anambra...
APC Can’t Clear PDP’s 16-Year Rot In Four Years – Lai Mohammed
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APC Can’t Clear PDP’s 16-Year Rot In Four Years – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government has been unable to resolve some of the country’s challenges because of the rot it inherited from the 16-year misrule of the Peoples Democratic Party. Mohammed, therefore, argued that the PDP had no right to attack the APC as doing so would be like a bed wetter mocking the person washing the soiled bedspread. The minister said this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. He said Nigeria would have been able to benefit from the rise in the cost of petrol but the PDP never repaired any of the refineries while in power. Mohammed added that the Dangote refinery would be inaugurated this year and will be evidence of the business friendly environment created...
I Studied At Four Universities Before Graduating – Mr Macaroni
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I Studied At Four Universities Before Graduating – Mr Macaroni

Comedian Debo Adedayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni, has opened up on some facts about him, saying he studied in four universities before graduating. Aside from studying in four different universities, he also said he was born into a Muslim and Christain family, adding that he answer both David and Ibrahim. Sharing some unknown facts about him with his fans and followers on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, the popular skit maker noted that he studied at LeadCity University, Houdegbe North American University in Cotonou, Afe Babalola University, before finally graduating at Redeemer’s University. Mr Macaroni He wrote, “So here are some facts about me. For those that keep asking… These are pure facts. If you have questions, you can ask. I am Adebowale Adedayo, born in Lagos o...