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Mr. Olubankole Wellington (Banky W) a Nigerian celebrity was on Monday, declared winner of the PDP primaries for Eti-Osa constituency House of Representatives ticket for the 2023 general elections. Banky W had a landslide victory, polling 28 out of 31 votes cast by delegates at the primaries. The delegates consisted of 31 ad-hoc members of the PDP and one national delegate. Banky W contested against a legal practitioner, Mr. Sam Aiboni who polled three votes. The Returning Officer, Mr. Ayodele Kazeem, who declared the results, described the process as peaceful and transparent. Banky W told NAN that the election was…

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Wife of Nigeria’s president, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, have made a surprise visit at the national secretariat of the All Progressive Congress in Abuja Monday evening. The duo, who were also accompanied by the Minister of Women Affairs, Paullen Talen, arrived at the party secretariat at the time the National Working Committee of the party was hold a meeting. NPO Reports learnt that the meeting of the NWC was temporarily put on hold as the First Lady and Mrs. Osinbajo entered into a closed door meeting with the National Chairman for about…

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The N80bn allegedly laundered by the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, can employ at least 1000 unskilled persons at the monthly salary of N200,000 monthly. According to Dr. Nasir Daniyan, Director-General, Sokoto Information & Communication Technology Directorate, the money can also build 100 primary health care centres at N8m per one. In a post made on Wednesday, Daniyan wrote, “That N80bn could employ 1000 unskilled jobless Nigerians on flat N200k monthly stipends for 33 years, still leave a balance of N800m out of it, enough to build 100 Primary Healthcare Centres at N8m each is heartbreaking! May God…

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There were gunshots in the Ojo area of Lagos on Thursday as men of the Nigerian Police Force made to enforce the clampdown on commercial motorcycles operators popularly called Okada. Recall that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had announced ban on Okada in five council areas of the state as first phase of a total ban in the state. The action of the government was sequel to the killing and burning of a sound engineer in the Lekki Area of Lagos last Thursday. NPO Reports learnt that officers from Onireke Police Station, Ojo, arrested some Riders and impounded some commercial motorcycles on…

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A video has surfaced online the emergency moments when hoodlums trooped to the Zuba Highway in Abuja to attack motorists during Wednesday’s clash between traders and okada men. NPO Reported earlier that hoodlums had set building materials worth billions of Naira ablaze in the Abuja International Building Materials Market Dei Dei after an accident an okada rider where the head of a woman was crushed. The accident had snowballed into ethnic violence with Igbo traders accusing the mostly Hausa dominated Okada riders of being behind the burning of their goods. Many of the hoodlums had trooped to the main road…

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Former Vice President and a Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Thursday condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel over alleged blasphemy at the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto. The female student was stoned to death and her remains burnt after irate fellow students overpowered security men accusing her of making a post that insulted Prophet of Islam. Videos of the burning seen on social media showed the lady in red cloth lifeless while some students were seen stoning her. They later put tyres on her body and set it ablaze. Atiku, while responding late Thursday described…

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Breaking! ASUU Set To Suspend Strike for Three Months Following the meeting held with the federal government delegation today,the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it’s considering suspending the strike for a period of three months This was revealed in a post sent to it’s social media handles after the meeting noted that the agreement will only last for three months and if the government fails to meet up with the demands,the industrial action continue. “In View: ASUU to consider suspending strike for a grace period of 3 months with option to begin indefinite strike if Fed Govt fails…

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And aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan Reno Omokri has said reports of the former President joining the All Progressive Congress is untrue. Reacting to viral reports that Jonathan had joined the APC in his hometown of Otuoke on Wednesday, Omokri said Jonathan is not even in the country let alone traveling to Bayelsa state to register as a member of the party. Specifically, Omokri was responding to a newspaper (not the NPO Reports) which was one the media outlets that had reported the development. ”I read your story.READ ALSO:Keep Eyes on Govt Agencies’ Funds as Ahead of 2023; PDP…

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described as an insult to his person, Monday’s purchase of All Progressive Congress nomination forms for him by a Fulani group. The groups that bought the forms in his name had claimed that it did so to bring back the former president because of his alleged good work’s when he served as the President of Nigeria. Jonathan was defeated in 2015 by incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari after what appeared to be Nigerians’ total rejection of the Peoples Democratic Party. However, Jonathan issued two statements to deny having any knowledge of the action of the groups.…

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