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Major Abducted By Bandits At NDA Found Dead

MAJOR ABDUCTED BY BANDITS AT NDA FOUND DEAD The military officer abducted on Tuesday at Nigerian Defence Academy, Afaka in Kaduna State, Major Christopher Datong, has been murdered. According to reports, his body was found on Tuesday evening, hours after he was captured by bandits. The abductors reportedly demanded N200 million to set him free. Datong who was from Pankshin …

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Wike, Secondus Split PDP National Working Committee

WIKE, SECONDUS SPLIT PDP NATIONAL WORKING COMMITTEE Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, was on Tuesday factionalised with the emergence of two acting national chairmen. The two Deputy National Chairmen of the party, Yemi Akinwonmi (South) and Senator Suleiman Nazif (North), in separate announcements, claimed to be the party’s acting National Chairman. While Akinwonmi was said to be …

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450,000 Graduates To Get N30,000 Monthly Under N-Power Scheme

450,000 GRADUATES TO GET N30,000 Monthly UNDER N-POWER SCHEME Four hundred and fifty thousand graduates will receive N30,000 each month as President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime ramps up its poverty programme’s efforts to lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty. The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja inaugurated the 510,000 N-Power ‘Batch C stream 1’ across the country. In her keynote …

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Over 300 Of Our Members Are Languishing In Jail – IPOB

OVER 300 OF OUR MEMBERS ARE LANGUISHING IN JAIL – IPOB The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that over 300 members are languishing in jail and other detention facilities across Ebonyi State with dead in the prison. It said three of its members died in prison two days ago following alleged torture from the security agents. In a …

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Sowore Berates President Over NDA Attack

SOWORE BERATES PRESIDENT OVER NDA ATTACK Well-known political activist and social critic, Omoyele Sowore, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent attack by bandits on the elite training institution of Nigerian military, the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), which had resulted to some deaths and kidnapping. According to him: “Muhammadu Buhari is the most incompetent Commander-in-Chief of any “armed force” …

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PDP Holds NEC Meeting Friday

PDP HOLDS NEC MEETING FRIDAY The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has also fixed the National Executive Committee meeting of the party for Friday this week. The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the party, Yemi Akinwonmi, had announced the postponement of the NWC meeting earlier scheduled for today “until further notice to allow for broader consultations in …

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PDP Deputy Chairman Takes Over Party Affairs

PDP DEPUTY CHAIRMAN TAKES OVER PARTY AFFAIRS The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi, has taken over the affairs of the party. This followed the restraining order issued against the National Chairman, Uche Secondus, by a Rivers High Court in Port Harcourt on Monday. Akinwonmi cited Section 35 (b) of the PDP Constitution …

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Bandits Invade NDA, Kill Naval Officer, Kidnap Two Majors

BANDITS INVADE NDA, KILL NAVAL OFFICER, KIDNAP TWO MAJORS The Afaka barracks of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, was under attack this morning by bandits, who killed one naval officer and kidnapped two majors. A reliable source within the barracks told Daily Trust that this happened around 1.00 am, and that security has been beefed up within and around …

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Buhari’s ‘Spartan’ Lifestyle And Matters Arising

BUHARI’S ‘SPARTAN’ LIFESTYLE AND MATTERS ARISING BY DONS EZE What we have always been told was that Muhammadu Buhari is highly disciplined, financially prudent, lives a “Spartan,” frugal and austere lifestyle. They said that Buhari does not tolerate extravagant living or wasteful spending. In 215, when Buhari was contesting to be President, they told us that the man, who before …

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Court Sacks Uche Secondus As PDP National Chairman

COURT SACKS UCHE SECONDUS AS PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN A High Court in Degema, Rivers State, has on Monday sacked the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus. The order was issued by vacation Judge, Justice O. Gbasam. The Court in an exparte order brought before it by some aggrieved members of the PDP also sacked …

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