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I am not leaving PDP Ekweremadu
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has refuted reports that he is leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress. Special Assistant to the Deputy President of the Senate on Political Affairs, Okey Ozoani, in a statement on Wednesday said the report was a ‘fantasy’.
Gambias-national assembly extends Jammehs tenure 3 months
The Gambia’s National Assembly has extended the tenure of President Yahya Jammeh for three months. This comes after Jammeh declared a 90-day State of Emergency on Tuesday. Jammeh who has ruled Gambia for 22 years had vowed not to relinquish power after losing the December 1 election to opposition leader, Adama Barrow.
Accidental bombing IDPS camp utterly tragic-Minister
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the accidental bombing of a civilian community in Rann, Borno State, by a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jet as utterly tragic. In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister sends his condolences to the families of those who died in the unfortunate bombing and prays for quick recovery for the injured.
FG orders investigation into Rann bombing
The Federal Government has ordered a full-scale investigation into Tuesday’s bombing of an Internally Displaced Camp by the military in Rann, Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno. Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said this on Wednesday in Maiduguri while speaking at a condolence visit to the Shehu of Dikwa, Alhaji Muhammad Masta, in his residence.
Ambode help us we are tired of Lagos area boys- Omoni Oboli
Nollywood actress and filmmaker Omoni Oboli has made a passionate appeal to Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to save her and other movie makers from the menace of ‘Area Boys’ in the state. The Wives on Strike and Okafor’s Law producer made the appeal on Wednesday via her social media accounts.