Why Northern youths won’t support Buhari in 2019 – Shettima, AYCF president

Says it’s game over for president, el-Rufai Shettima submitted that the northern elite cannot force somebody the youths do not deserve on them.   The President of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF), a coalition of youth groups in the 19 northern states, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, has said that the entrance of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar into the 2019 presidential contest has changed the political calculation in the country, pointing out that Atiku is the game changer. Reacting to a question as to the conspiracy of the northern elite against…

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Lagos 219: Ambode’s kinsmen threaten protest vote against APC in 2019

Indigenes and residents of Epe and its neigbouring communities have threatened to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State to register their disappointment over the truncated second term ambition of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, a son of the area. Besides what they described as deliberate move to shortchange Epe by depriving Governor Ambode the opportunity to serve two terms like his predecessors, many residents who spoke to Sunday Sun expressed the fear that the inability of the governor to secure a second term ticket was capable of truncating ongoing…

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Adamawa Youths on rampage, mob bus, kill four travelers

Adamawa Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the killing of four travelers with four others hospitalized in an attack by some youths in Bali village of Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa. The Spokesman of the command, SP Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the incident, said investigation had begun to arrest the perpetrators. Abubakar who told NAN that no arrest had been made so far, called for calm and cautioned against reprisal attacks. “We are doing everything to bring the suspects to book, there is no need for reprisal attack as two…

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Why Abuja nightlife is crumbling – Guests laments

Like every other city in the world, Abuja, being Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT), is regarded as a 24 hour city because of its peculiarities.  Being the seat of government and epicenter of political activities, civil servants, businessmen and women, as well as other social activities drive the economic life of the city during the day.   Nightlife is, however, reserved for people who are more active at night and those who, perhaps, love to take advantage of the beautiful and serene locations in different parts of Abuja to relax and…

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Nigeria’s porous security traceable to the country’s dysfunctional security apparatus -Ohanaeze laments

Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has lamented the “apparent helplessness of the nation’s security forces in the face of the onslaught of Boko Haram on defenceless Nigerians”. In a statement issued in Enugu by the Media Adviser to the President General of Ohanaeze, Chief Nnia Nwodo, it said the weakness of and ineffectual resistance to the dastardly acts of the insurgents was traceable to the country’s dysfunctional security apparatus. The organization was reacting to the recent killing of humanitarian worker, Hauwa Leman. Nwodo said that as long as the headship…

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PHOTO: Nwa-John Obinna Missing In Port Harcourt After Closing From Work

A young man Nigerian, identified as Nwa-John Obinna has reportedly gone missing in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. According to his relatives and friends who broke the news on Facebook, Obinna has been missing for weeks. He was last seen on the 14th of September, 2018 after closing from work. He hasn’t returned or been seen since then. Obinna is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and until he went missing, was living in Port Harcourt. Please, contact the numbers attached to the photos if you see or find…

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Just in: 2019: Senate pass New Electoral Law , crash party nomination fees

The Nigerian upper legislative chamber today passed the Electoral Act No. 6 (2010 Amendment) Bill 2017 into law. SUNCITY NEWS reports that if adhered to, the new electoral law will make manipulation in the 2019 election extremely difficult. Below are contents of the new law passed by the Senate, as obtained by SUNCITY NEWS 1. There shall now be full biometric accreditation of voters with Smart Card Readers and/or other technological devices, as INEC may introduce for elections from time to time. 2. Presiding Officers must now instantly transmit accreditation…

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Photo: Fayemi Sworn-in As Governor Of Ekiti State, declared not to probe Fayose

Governor Kayode Fayemi has been sworn in as the governor of Ekiti State. The former Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, has been inaugurated as the new Governor of Ekiti State. His inauguration took place in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on Tuesday. Fayemi, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, had emerged winner of the keenly contested governorship election in July. The former Minister had defeated his challenger, Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to emerge governor for the second time. Fayemi took his oath of office…

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EFCC has lost their reputation – Fayose

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has continued his political drama as he stormed the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC had before now placed Fayose on watch list, patiently awaiting his shedding of his governorship immunity, for them to take him in for questioning bothering on misappropriation of state funds. Fayose however, had expressed his willingness to pay the anti graft agency’s office a visit. He even said he would be going there with his mattress and pillow. Fayose therefore, arrived at…

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We did our best to save Hauwa Leman – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government is shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman. A statement issued in London on Monday by Segun Adeyemi, Special Adviser to the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described the killing as dastardly, inhuman and ungodly, saying nothing can justify the shedding of the blood of innocent people. He commiserated with the family of Hauwa Leman, noting that the Federal Government…

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