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Chief Davies Ikanya, has advised the People’s Democratic (PDP)  to support agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari, rather than going ahead to appeal his victory at the Election Petition Tribunal.
Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar
Ikanya, a former state chairman, Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC),  gave the advice on Thursday in Port Harcourt in an Interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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He  advised the PDP  and its Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubaka, to support the “Next Level” agenda adding that the tribunal’s judgment was an impressive signal of hope in the … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: John Owen Nwachukwu

Chief Davies Ikanya, former State chairman, Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubaka, to support the, “Next Level” agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari, rather than going ahead to appeal his victory at the Election Petition Tribunal.
Ikanya in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt, said the tribunal’s judgment was an impressive signal of hope in the judiciary.

“I’m impressed with Wednesday’s ruling by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, that decision was indeed painstakingly delivered.
“The judges were very thorough and meticulous in dealing with all issues … >>> Read Full Story



Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, Minister of State for Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. Image source: Nairaland Forum
Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, Minister of State for Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, says the Presidential Elections Petition Tribunal judgment is an affirmation of the people’s verdict of the election.

He made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja while congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the tribunal.
Ogah recalled that an overwhelming majority of registered Nigerian voters through the ballot box spoke eloquently their preference of Buhari as their president over and above other contenders at the election.
He said that the eloquent … >>> Read Full Story



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By John Shiklam in Kaduna
Governors of the 19 Northern States, under the umbrella of the Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) on Thursday summoned an emergency meeting to deliberate on the security challenges facing the region.
The region is being threatened by the activities of insurgents and the increasing wave of kidnappings and banditry.

Speaking before the meeting went behind close doors at the Government House, Kaduna, chairman of the forum and governor of Plateau state, Mr. Simon Lalong, said the emergency meeting was summoned to enable them address some matters of urgent importance to the survival of the region as it … >>> Read Full Story



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The Federal Government has approved 5.3 billion dollars for the Ibadan-Kano standard gauge rail project, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation said.
Amaechi
The minister disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by his media aide, Mr Israel Ibeleme after the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum held in Lagos.

“Yesterday, we got approval to complete the 5.3billion dollar Ibadan to Kano rail project and we have also applied for funding to commence coastal rail for the Port-Harcourt to Warri segment.”
Amaechi explained that the minister of Transportation, State, Gbemisola Saraki, has been assigned the responsibilities of overseeing all the maritime agencies.… >>> Read Full Story



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A clergy, Joel Bamimore, on Thursday dragged his wife, Mary before a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, seeking the dissolution of their 19-year-old marriage over alleged infidelity.
NAN reports that Bamimore alleged that his wife capitalised on his disability to continually cheat on him.

He alleged that his father had once caught Mary in an uncompromising position with another man.
“I have forgiven Mary’s adulterous behaviours before. I can no longer tolerate it because I am also a pastor and for the sake of my well-being.
“On a number of occasions, Mary has hidden under the guise of going to our senior Pastor’s home to … >>> Read Full Story



By Adedayo Akinwale
The federal government has promised to give South African returnees soft loans through the Bank of Industry (BOI) to support those interested in small trade and businesses.
The Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday by Gabriel Odu.

She also disclosed that apart from transport stipend to convey the returnees to their various destinations, they are to receive SIM cards with N40,000 worth of air time, plus 9GB of data valid for two months for ease of communication.
Dabiri-Erewa disclosed this to the returnees when they arrived at about 9.35 pm … >>> Read Full Story