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Former Governor, Samuel Ogbemudia is dead

Former Military governor and politician Dr. Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia is dead. He reportedly passed on at about 11pm yesterday. A former two time Governor, Ogbemudia was appointed Military administrator of Mid-West state in September, 1967 – 1975 following the liberation of state from the fBiafran forces. Years later , Ogbemudia was elected civilian governor of Bendel state after winning the ... Read More »

PDP crisis: Makarfi rejects new reconciliation plans “we will not attend convention”

The  hope of an immediate solution to the lingering leadership crisis in the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) was on Thursday shattered as the National Caretaker Committee of the party led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi has vowed not to have anything to do with the national convention being planned by the National acting Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. ... Read More »

Sultan urges FG to relax rice, car ban

Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Saad Abubakar III has urged the Federal Government to relax the ban on importation of rice and vehicles through land borders. The Sultan spoke at his palace yesterday when Acting President Yemi Osinbajo visited him. “We will continue to serve as the voices of the voiceless and in this direction, we are calling on the federal ... Read More »