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VIDEO: Gun-Wielding Soldiers Invade Rivers Commissioner’s House Through The Kitchen

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Video of CCTV Footage of Soldiers Storming The Residence of Rivers State Commissioner CCTV Footage of Soldiers Storming The Residence of Rivers State Commissioner CCTV Footage of Soldiers Storming The Residence of Rivers State Commissioner As states across the country prepare for the governorship and state houses of assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, March 9, 2019, a video of soldiers conducting a raid on the home of Dr. Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja, the Commissioner for Education in Rivers State, has surfaced. Although not dated, the CCTV at the residence captured a lady dressed in a yellow blouse busy in the kitchen. However, seconds afterwards, she drops what she’s holding in her hands and appears shocked by a sound coming from the entrance to the kitchen. As she makes to dete

BREAKING: INEC Postpones Election In Adamawa Constituency

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Kashim Gaidam, the Adamawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has confirmed that election for Nassarawo/Binyeri Constituency will not hold tomorrow. Gaidam told SaharaReporters on Friday that "election for Nassarawo/Binyeri Constituency was postponed following the death of one of the candidates vying for the membership position". Adamu Kwanate (APC), who died on Wednesday, was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Nassarawo/Binyeri State Constituency. Until his death, Kwanate was the serving member of the constituency. He died of natural causes at an undisclosed hospital in the state. Gaidam however said elections would hold as scheduled in 24 state assembly constituencies, alongside the governorship el...

Keyamo Replies Obasanjo: Yakubu Gowon Is The Boss Of All Bosses

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Festus Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has responded to former President Olusegun Obasanjo's coment that he would continue to criticise Buhari because he is his boss and he had held the position of President longer than anyone else. Obasanjo made the comment in his remarks at an event organised to celebrate his 82nd birthday on Tuesday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. “The point is that I have been in that position longer than any Nigerian could ever be there. That is the truth because if any Nigerian comes in now and have two terms, he will not have almost four (4) years of military rule," he had said. “I have been there longer than any Nigerian will ever be there. So, when I say something, I kno

EXCLUSIVE: NBC Shuts Down Jos Radio Station After ‘Order From Presidency’

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has shut down a Jos-based radio station, Jay 101.5 FM, based on what it described as "inciting broadcast" in a letter it sent to the station. However, a top source who is familiar with what transpired, told SaharaReporters that the station was shut down due to "orders from the presidency because the station was broadcasting issues regarding INEC's delayed release of results of Jos North Local Government Area in the just concluded presidential elections". The NBC had also announced 44 other broadcast stations for sanction. However information made available to SaharaReporters indicated that the Job radio station sanction was based on orders from the top hierarchy of government. "The results have not been released and they are controve...

BREAKING: Buhari Says His Second Term Will Be Tough

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians that his second tenure "is going to be tough". He stated this on Friday when members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) paid him a congratulatory visit. “My last lap of four years, I think is going to be tough. People are very forgetful and that’s why during the campaign I spoke about our cardinal agenda,” he said. Details later... Politics Breaking News AddThis :  Featured Image :  Original Author :  SaharaReporters, New York Disable advertisements :  originally from saharareporters.com

APC Flays Dickson’s ‘Baseless, Ill-Advised, Reckless’ Rejection Of Buhari’s Result In Bayelsa

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has dismissed as “groundless and misguided”, a statement by Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State, in which he sought to discredit votes garnered in the state by President Muhammadu Buhari and APC candidates during the last presidential and National Assembly elections. A statement on Thursday in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, issued by Doifie Buokoribo, the APC State Publicity Secretary, advised Dickson to explore the democratic option of seeking redress in the courts, if he had any grievances about the poll results, instead of “plunging into the realm of reckless and enflaming statements”. According to the party, the statement by the Governor on the votes for the APC in the elections is “fake news”. The statement read: