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June 12: PDP condemns clampdown on protesters

June 12: PDP condemns clampdown on protesters

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress and the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of clamping down on citizens’ rights. The party made this known on Saturday via a statement titled, ‘June 12: PDP condemns APC, Buhari’s clampdown on peaceful protesters’, signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. Nigerian...

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June 12: Let’s bury our differences, tackle insecurity – Buhari’s aide, Enang to political actors

June 12: Let’s bury our differences, tackle insecurity – Buhari’s aide, Enang to political actors

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs, Ita Enang has urged all the actors in different political parties to set aside their differences and join hands in tackling the insecurity bedevilling the country. The Presidential aide and former Senator made the plea on Saturday in a press briefing at the...

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June 12: Kogi residents ignore democracy day protests, celebrate indoors

June 12: Kogi residents ignore democracy day protests, celebrate indoors

There is relative calm across Kogi State despite the widespread anxiety over the June 12 nationwide protest. UGAMATV reports that some strategic locations in Lokoja the Kogi State capital on Saturday had no sign of protests. People were seen going about their daily activities peacefully as our correspondent who monitored the situation in the state...

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Democracy Day: Gov. Lalong grants pardon to 7 prisoners

Democracy Day: Gov. Lalong grants pardon to 7 prisoners

In commemoration of the 2021 Democracy Day and his six years in office, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has granted pardon to seven prisoners in the state. The Governor said the inmates were granted pardon based on their good conducts right from the different dates of their conviction. Lalong disclosed this during a statewide...

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Democracy Day: Gov Makinde joins June 12 protest in Ibadan

Democracy Day: Gov Makinde joins June 12 protest in Ibadan

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde on Saturday joined the June 12 protest in his state. Makinde, a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, joined the protest in Ibadan, the state capital. In a video that surfaced online, the governor is seen among protesters who were chanting his name as he...

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Count us out of criminal activities – Enugu West Youths back Gov Ugwuanyi, others

Count us out of criminal activities – Enugu West Youths back Gov Ugwuanyi, others

Youths from Enugu West Senatorial Zone have expressed their unflinching support to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration. They made the declaration during the Enugu West Youths Leadership Summit, where they passed a vote of confidence in the Governor. In a communique issued after the summit, the youths said the Governor had through his peace initiatives ushered...

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Take me to court if you think I infected you with HIV- Actress Joyce Dzidzor tells Ghanaian men after testing positive on live TV

Take me to court if you think I infected you with HIV- Actress Joyce Dzidzor tells Ghanaian men after testing positive on live TV

Former HIV/AIDS Ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah has dared Ghanaian men to take her to court if they feel she infected them with HIV.  Joyce who said this after testing positive for HIV on a live TV show, said her threats are addressed to Ghanaians in Germany who have vowed to have her prosecuted over an allegations of deliberately infecting them with the deadly...

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Duchess of York reads book by Nigerian author

Duchess of York reads book by Nigerian author

As part of activities marking Drowning Prevention Week, the Duchess of York, this week, read ‘Tobi Learns to Swim’ on her daily YouTube channel, Storytime With Fergie And Friends. The picture book for children was written by Nigerian author, Olubunmi Aboderin Talabi. The aim of Drowning Prevention Week campaign this year is to give individuals...