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POLITICS

Two Northerners Who Stand Higher Chances Of Becoming the Next PDP National Chairman

The contest for the national chairman of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have been narrowed down to the race of two major contestants. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers It could be recalled that some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have, unanimously, agreed to conduct the National Convention of the party which has been scheduled to hold between Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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Two Northerners Who Stand Higher Chances Of Becoming the Next PDP National Chairman

OTHERS

9 Crises Torn-States The APC Reconciliatory Committee Should Attend To Before The Convention

Ahead of its national convention, the ruling All Progressives Congress, the APC has instituted a reconciliatory committee to bring all warring factions of the party together. This move was made by the Malam Buni-led caretaker committee as he tasked the panel to resolve all differences and heal all cracks emanating from the just concluded ward and local government congresses of the party.

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9 Crises Torn-States The APC Reconciliatory Committee Should Attend To Before The Convention

POLITICS

How PDP Leadership Divided Over National Chairmanship

The aspiration for who will succeed the erstwhile national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, seem to have sharply divided the members of the party into two major groups. Photo Credit: The Nation It could be recalled that some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have decided to conduct her National Convention which has been slated for Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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How PDP Leadership Divided Over National Chairmanship

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: My govt has set aside loan for farmers- Buhari, Gunmen kidnap two in umuahia

Photo Credit: Goggle My govt has set aside loan for farmers- Buhari Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration has set aside N600 billion loan to support 2.4 million farmers across the country. Buhari said farmers can assess the loan through the Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support project (APPEALS).

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Today's Headlines: My govt has set aside loan for farmers- Buhari, Gunmen kidnap two in umuahia

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Stop Depending On Federal Allocation - Wike, Senate Passes Bill To Scrap FERMA

Stop depending on federal allocation, Wike urges govs Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State, stated on Wednesday that zoning must be embraced throughout the country for peace to exist. He stated his own opinion while delivering a lecture to the participants of the Executive Intelligence Course 14 of the National Institute for Security Studies in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Today's Headlines: Stop Depending On Federal Allocation - Wike, Senate Passes Bill To Scrap FERMA

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PDP To Hold NEC Meeting On Thursday; Nasarawa Ex-Deputy Governor Rescued From Kidnappers

(Photos Credit: Google) Zoning: PDP holds emergency NEC meeting Thursday Barring any last minute changes, the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party will on Thursday meet to ratify the decision of the party’s Zoning Committee. (Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper)

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Today's Headlines: PDP To Hold NEC Meeting On Thursday; Nasarawa Ex-Deputy Governor Rescued From Kidnappers

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: My govt has set aside loan for farmers- Buhari; Gunmen kidnap two in umuahia

Photo Credit: Goggle My govt has set aside loan for farmers- Buhari Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration has set aside N600 billion loan to support 2.4 million farmers across the country. Buhari said farmers can assess the loan through the Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support project (APPEALS).

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Today's Headlines: My govt has set aside loan for farmers- Buhari;  Gunmen kidnap two in umuahia

POLITICS

Two Northerners Who May Emerge as PDP National Chairman as the Party Zones Chairmanship to North

The crisis rocking the planned National Convention of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), might have reach a tangible point of resolution as the National Executive Committee members of the party seem to have taken, logical, decision toward resolving the major issue that may distract the conduct of the Convention.

  15 days ago ago
Two Northerners Who May Emerge as PDP National Chairman as the Party Zones Chairmanship to North

POLITICS

Two Northern Politicians Who Have Rejected PDP National Chairmanship

In preparation for the 2023 General Elections, many political gladiators, political opinion moulders, politicians and prominent citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria have commenced the deployment of political gimmicks that may, considerably, favor their political interests, in the general elections. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers

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Two Northern Politicians Who Have Rejected PDP National Chairmanship

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PDP Holds Emergency NEC Meeting On Thursday; Northern Reps Back Tinubu's Candidacy

Zoning: PDP holds emergency NEC meeting Thursday Barring any last minute changes, the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party will on Thursday meet to ratify the decision of the party’s Zoning Committee. A notice of the meeting, which was sighted by Sunday PUNCH, in Abuja, on Saturday, asked all members of NEC to attend the emergency meeting, which according to the party’s National Secretary, Senator Umaru Sauri, was designed to address “crucial matters.”

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Today's Headlines: PDP Holds Emergency NEC Meeting On Thursday; Northern Reps Back Tinubu's Candidacy

POLITICS

Senate approves direct primaries for political parties

The Senate has approved direct primaries for aspirants to all elective positions in the country. The move paves the way for all party members to choose for themselves who would represent them in general elections, instead of the indirect method where candidates are chosen by delegates during political conventions.

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Senate approves direct primaries for political parties

POLITICS

Senate Approves Electronic Transmission Of Elections And Party Primaries

The Senate today, October 12, 2021 passed a bill to rescind its decision which subjected the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to seek approval from the Nigerian Communications Commission before it could transmit elections results electronically, according to a report released today, October 12, 2021 by THE PUNCH.

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Senate Approves Electronic Transmission Of Elections And Party Primaries

OTHERS

Divergent Views of the Federal Lawmakers on Buhari's 2022 Appropriation Bill

The Federal Lawmakers had expressed divergent views on the 16.39 trillion naira 2022 Appropriation Bill presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. While some federal lawmakers, especially the House of Representatives Minority Caucus, described the budget estimates as uninspiring, others, including senators and House of Representatives members, said the appropriation bill signified hope for the teeming populace. According to the House Deputy Chief Whip, Honourable Nkiruka Onyejeocha, she

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Divergent Views of the Federal Lawmakers on Buhari's 2022 Appropriation Bill

RELIGION

Today's Headlines: Primate Ayodele Drops New Prophecy On Ortom; Gunmen Attack Enugu Security Office

Primate Ayodele Drops New Prophecy On Ortom The Primate of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, assured Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State of his safety on Tuesday, after he alleged that assassins had been hired to kill him. Photo Credit: Dailypost Primate Ayodele revealed that God would soon expose those planning to assassinate Ortom.

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Today's Headlines: Primate Ayodele Drops New Prophecy On Ortom; Gunmen Attack Enugu Security Office

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 3 Dead In Rivers Tanker Explosion; Bandits Invade Emir Of Kagara’s Palace In Niger

Photos Credit: Google 3 Killed, Buildings Destroyed In Tanker Explosion In Rivers No fewer than three persons lost their lives while several buildings were destroyed when a fuel-laden truck exploded along the Port Harcourt-Owerri Road in Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State on Tuesday. Photos Credit: Leadership News

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Today's Headlines: 3 Dead In Rivers Tanker Explosion; Bandits Invade Emir Of Kagara’s Palace In Niger

MILITARY

NSCDC Boss Calls For Renewed Mindset and Actionable Intelligence to Boost Security

PRESS RELEASE In response kindly quote: AAA.003/CPRD/NHQ/ABJ/VOL.10/001 Date: 01 October, 2021 Head of News NIGERIA'S INDEPENDENCE: NSCDC BOSS CALLS FOR RENEWED MINDSET AND ACTIONABLE INTELLIGENCE TO BOOST SECURITY. The Commandant General, NSCDC, Ahmed Audi, PhD, mni has emphasized on the need for continued tolerance of each other's differences and mutual co-existence as a people who are united in diversity and reselient in the face of daunting challenges to our continued survival as one unified entity.

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NSCDC Boss Calls For Renewed Mindset and Actionable Intelligence to Boost Security

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: Adeboye Laments Nigeria High Service Debt; Security Beefed Up In Nasarawa

Photos Credit: Google Adeboye laments Nigeria high service debt The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye on Sunday lamented the high rate of debt service in Nigeria. Photos Credit: Vanguard Pastor Adeboye who is not an Economist had to ask an expert what it costs to service Nigeria’s debt and was shocked that over 90% was spent to service debts.

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Today's Headlines: Adeboye Laments Nigeria High Service Debt; Security Beefed Up In Nasarawa

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: APC Stakeholders Kick Against Consensus, FG Threatens To Declare State Of Emergency In Anambra

APC Convention: Stakeholders kick against consensus, say party has deviated Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC have kicked against the consensus option being deployed by the national leadership of the Party to elect party officials from the Wards, Local Governments to the States levels, saying such must not be used for the National Convention.

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Today's Headlines: APC Stakeholders Kick Against Consensus, FG Threatens To Declare State Of Emergency In Anambra

MILITARY

Soldiers in The North-East Are Now Selling Arms To Terrorists For Survival – Naval officer Claims

Nigerian Naval officer, Commodore Jamila Malafa, has claimed that some soldiers in the North-East are now selling arms to insurgents for survival. Malafa made this claim when she appeared before a public hearing of the House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence in Abuja on Monday.

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Soldiers in The North-East Are Now Selling Arms To Terrorists For Survival – Naval officer Claims

POLITICS

Nigerians consider the zoning of political offices to be extremely important - Senator Ibrahim Gobir

Zoning of political offices, according to Senator Ibrahim Gobir (APC-Sokoto), continues to be a fundamental prerogative of citizens in order to address sectoral democracy. While briefing journalists in Sokoto, Senator Gobir of Sokoto East Senatorial District, Chairman of the Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence, made the statement.

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Nigerians consider the zoning of political offices to be extremely important - Senator Ibrahim Gobir