General elections: Nnamdi Kanu calls off boycott in South East

General elections: Nnamdi Kanu calls off boycott in South East

Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has called off the planned boycott of elections by members of the group in the South East. Recall that Kanu had earlier pronounced that elections would not take place in the zone unless the Federal Government agreed to a referendum to determine the sovereignty […]

4,695 smart card readers burnt in Anambra fire incident – INEC

4,695 smart card readers burnt in Anambra fire incident – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that 4,695 Smart Card Readers were destroyed in the fire incident that occurred in its office in Awka, Anambra on Tuesday. INEC National Commissioner, Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, confirmed this in a statement issued in Awka. Two containers with smart card […]

Atiku’s endorsement: Zik’s kinsmen demand apology from Ohanaeze

Atiku’s endorsement: Zik’s kinsmen demand apology from Ohanaeze

Relations of Nigeria’s first President, late Nnamdi Azikiwe, have described the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Candidate in the coming election, Atiku Ababakar, by Ohanaeze Ndigbo as a “ridiculous act against the sage.” The kinsmen therefore insisted that Ohanaeze must apologise to them. Recall that the group had on January 24, announced […]

Abducted Abia APC chairman recounts ordeal

Abducted Abia APC chairman recounts ordeal

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia, Donatus Nwankpa, who on Thursday regained his freedom, after four days in the hands of his abductors, said the police were watching as they were attacked and failed to act. He also said his kidnappers kept him in a forest in River State. Nwankpa further […]

Police rescue 20 kidnap victims in Edo

Police rescue 20 kidnap victims in Edo

The Police Command in Edo, on Friday said it has rescued not less than 20 kidnap victims across the state in the last two weeks. Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Olusegun Odumosu, disclosed this in Benin while briefing journalists on the command’s achievements during the period. Odumosu also revealed that 83 suspects were […]

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