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Backlash of Xenophobic attacks in South Africa

By Valentine Amanze

Tribunal victory: Madumere, Imo ex-deputy governor, congratulates Ihedioha

By Valentine Amanze

The immediate past Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has congratulated the Governor Emeka Ihedioha for his victory at the election tribunal.
The ex-deputy governor’s message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media Publicity), Uche Onwuchekwa.
Madumere also called on the Imolites to join hands and support the governor, while advising politicians to stop distracting the present administration for it to focuse on the challenges of rebuilding and recovering the state from its present state of squalor.

Court Orders Sowore’s Release From DSS Custody

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the release of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.

The Federal Government had filed seven counts bordering on treasonable felony and money laundering against Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters.

After being detained for 45 days, additional charges were filed against him.

But after hearing arguments from both the prosecuting and defence counsels on Tuesday, the trial judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo ordered the release of Mr Sowore.

Imo group in U.S. congratulates Ihedioha over tribunal victory

By Valentine Amanze

The Imo State Congress of America (ISCA) has thrown its weight behind the Governor of Imo State, Chief Emeka Ihedioha.
It also congratulated the governor on his victory at the tribunal recently.

Obi, Ngige meet in Abuja (Photo)

The Vice Presidential candidate of PDP, Mr. Peter Obi (right) exchanging pleasantries with Labour Minister, Sen. Chris Ngige (left), during the reception in honour of the new silk, Mr. Alexander Ejesieme (Obodo) in Abuja, yesterday.

Okorocha didn’t leave N48b –Commissioner

Imo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Emeka Felix Ebiliekwe, has refuted claims by the immediate past governor, Rochas Okorocha, that he handed over N48 billion to his successor, Governor Emeka Ihedioha.

Ngige too old for continued mischief - Obi

By Valentine Amanze

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Dr. Chris Ngige, the Labour minister, to focus his energy on how to make Nigeria work, rather than continued engagement in mischief.
Obi said that Ngige was too old for his current behaviour. Obi spoke through his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, in Lagos.

N5 trillion debt: AMCON should stop debtors from contesting election - Jurist

By Valentine

YAN aspirant commends Yobe governor over automatic employment of 37 midwives

By Mohammed Abubakar,
Damaturu

Boko Haram: Nigeria to require ID cards in North-East

Nigeria, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria will require anyone moving through three northeastern states to carry identification cards in an effort to root out members of Boko Haram and Islamic State, the army said on Sunday.

The new requirement follows credible information that members of the two militant groups were hiding among civilians in the towns and villages of the states, an army statement said.

The army said it would "strictly check" the identification cards of those moving or passing through the states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

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