Abia 2019: Gov Ikpeazu emerges sole candidate for PDP guber race

Gov Ikpeazu emerges sole candidate for PDP guber race SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 The Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu weekend emerged the sole governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general elections. This was after a caucus meeting of the party in Umuahia, has adopted the governor and issued communiqué by the Abia state PDP caucus, which was read by the State secretary, Chief Ibe Nwadioha. The communiqué reads: “The caucus commends the governor for keeping the flag of the state flying as exemplified in the…

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Shame: How I was Framed Up By SARS For Robbery

An instrumentalist, Temitope Adeyemi, who was framed up by SARS operatives for robbery, spent three months in Kirikiri Medium Prison where he described as Hell. Adeyemi who shared his experience with Gbenga Adeniji of The Punch explained that the Police refused to make a thorough investigation before taking him to court. What job do you do? I am an instrumentalist and I am from Osun State. What happened the day you were arrested by the police? On May 23, 2018, I attended a choir vigil at my church in the…

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MTN Nigeria challanges CBN on illegal repatriation of $8.1 billion

MTN Nigeria on Thursday refuted the claims by the Central Bank of Nigeria that it illegally, in collusion with four Nigerian banks repatriated $8.1billion from its Nigerian operations to offshore investors. The CBN said the remittances between 2007 and 2015, in tranches of of 2.63 billion dollars, 1.766 billion dollars and 348 million dollars were done in flagrant violation of the rule that says it can only be done with regular ‘Certificates of Capital Importation (CCIs)’ issued by the apex bank. The CBN said MTN did the repatriation after illegally…

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War in APC as Buhari refuse to pay N55m nomination fee

Buhari to APC: I can’t pay N55m nomination fee •Not-Young-To-Run group plans to protest high cost The upward review of the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms by the All Progressives Congress (APC), has suffered a setback as President Muhammadu Buhari has told the National Working Committee members of the party that N55 million is too high for him. The President had four years ago complained over the N27.5 million nomination forms for the Presidential ticket and had argued that if he had his way, he would have ensured downward…

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