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Senator Sani condemns attack on EFCC headquarters

Senator Sani condemns attack on EFCC headquarters

Senator Shehu Sani on Wednesday has condemned the attack at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) in Abuja by gunmen. The Senator representing Kaduna Central made his view on the attack known via his Twitter handle, @Shehusani. He said: “The armed attack on the office of the EFCC as reported stands unreservedly

We didn’t waste N11trn on power sector; we generated billion of dollars for Nigeria -Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday refuted claims that his administration squandered N11trn on the power sector. Jonathan was reacting to a report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), which alleged that the governments of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan squandered N11trn on the generation of electricity.

Abuja-kaduna Auto crash: Senator Makarfi unhurt

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, CON, on friday was involved in a multiple collision with other vehicles along Abuja-Kaduna Highway. A statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye said: The National Chairman and all other passengers in his vehicle came out unhurt. The statement reads:

Bala Ngilari victory : APC anti-corruption war is a disaster – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), has affirmed that the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), anti-corruption war is a disaster and simply to score cheap political points. Following the victory of former Governor of Adamawa State, Hon. Bala Ngilari, the noted that the APC Government have been harassing innocent men and women with intimidation and subjected to harrowing

Lagos Police urge Ikorodu residents to move with valid means of identification

The Lagos State Police command on Tuesday admonished citizens residing in Ikorodu to move around with valid forms of identification in the light of the upsurge in criminal activities in the community. This call came via a statement signed by Assistant Superintendent of Police(ASP), Olarinde Famous-Cole, the command’s spokesman. The statement said the admonition became

Students’ harassment: NAPS urge IGP Idris to call SARS to order

The National Association of Polytechnic Students(NAPS), on Wednesday called the attention of the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, over the harassment of students by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad(SARS). NAPS in a statement issued on its behalf by Olaunkanmi Ijaduoye, Vice President (External Affairs), accused SARS of unlawfully arresting students in Lagos

Edo Gov Election: PDP charges INEC to conduct free and fair election

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), to remain unbiased and conduct free and fair governorship election election in Edo State. The party, which made this call on Thursday, said the All Progressives Congress(APC), was strategizing on how to influence the electoral body to boycott the use of card reader for

APC shifted election to thumb print ballot papers for Obaseki, PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), on Friday alleged the All Progressives Congress(APC), of thumb printing ballot papers for its Governorship candidate Godwin Obaseki ahead of the reschedule election in Edo State. The allegations is coming on heels of the postponement by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), of the election originally slated for Saturday, September 10. The