Category Archives: Politics

It’s a miracle I’m Bayelsa gov — Diri

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The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Sunday said it was a miracle that he was the governor of the state.

He stated that he lost hope of being the governor following the victory of the All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr David Lyon, and the judgment of the Court of

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South-West plans anti-graft teams for Amotekun

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• Lagos, Ogun, Ekiti harmonize Amotekun bills on Thursday

• Ogun, Ekiti police begin community policing recruitment

There are strong indications that the South-West states are planning to set up anti-corruption units in their security outfit, Operation Amotekun, The PUNCH has learnt.

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The Supreme Court sacked-Governor of Imo State, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has accused Governor Hope Uzodinma of feeding the people of Imo State with lies.

Ihedioha was reacting to the statement made by Governor Uzodinma during his media chat with correspondents at the Presidential Villa Abuja. He described the claims

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Ihedioha, PDP should prepare for 2023 — Uzodinma

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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has told  Emeka Ihedioha and the Peoples Democratic Party to forget about the 2019 governorship election in the state and focus on the 2023 polls.

Uzodinma, who addressed All Progressives Congress supporters who paid him a  solidarity visit   at the Government House in Owerri on

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Buhari, security chiefs meet

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and security chiefs are meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

This is a routine meeting to review the security situation of the country, The PUNCH reports.

However, it is expected that the recent rise in attacks by bandits, renewed killings by insurgents

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Insecurity: Senators hit Buhari hard

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• Perform or resign, sack service chiefs, lawmakers tell President

John Ameh, Sunday Aborisade, Chukwudi Akasike, Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba, Success Nwogu, Raphael Ede, Godwin Isenyo and Kamarudeen Ogundele

There was uproar on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday when the Minority Leader,  Senator Enyinnaya

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PDP reports APC govt to US Consul General

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The Peoples Democratic Party said it had held a meeting with the United States Consul General, Ms Claire Pierangelo, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, and reported the actions of the All Progressives Congress government.

The party’s National Deputy Chairman, Yemi Akinhanmi, disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking with journalists

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