UK government makes U-turn on Ipob classifying it as a terrorist organisation

 

BRITAIN has made a U-turn regarding its stance on secessionist group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) opting to classify it as a terrorist organisation which would exclude its members from accessing political asylum.

 

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How I would love it if every presidential aspirant had to sign up to a public works programme when their nomination form

Ayo Akinfe

[1] The federal ministry of works will directly employ 2m youths to engage in an ambitious road construction programme linking all state capitals to a national road network

[2] Every state government will be set a target of building at least 1m housing units over the next five years

[3] Every state government will be mandated to build roads linking every one of its local government areas with the capital

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Domestic airlines threaten to suspend flights in response to rising aviation fuel costs

DOMESTIC flights within Nigeria face being suspended over the coming days after airline operators warned that  they may be forced to ground their fleets after oil marketers informed that the cost of aviation fuel has now risen to N680 per litre from N500.

 

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Nans threatens to disrupt APC and PDP presidential primaries if Asuu crisis is not addressed

STUDENTS body the National Association of Nigerian Students (Nans) has warned the country's two main political parties that it will now allow then to gold their forthcoming presidential primaries unless they sort out the ongoing strike in universities.

 

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Soldiers kill four gunmen dressed in black enforcing sit-at-home order in Abia State

TROOPS of the 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army based in the Abia State capital Aba have shot dead four armed gunmen suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) responsible for enforcing sit-at-home orders.

 

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APC rakes in almost £3m as a total of 17 presidential aspirants look to replace Buhari

NIGERIA'S ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has racked in a cool sum of N1.23bn ($2.96m) over the last month as a total of 17 presidential aspirants have purchased the party's nomination form at a whopping cost of  N100m each.

 

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Leon Balogun hopeful of extending his contract with Rangers at the end of the season

SUPER Eagles centreback Leon Balogun is hoping to extend his contract with Rangers or move on to new pastures in the summer if he does not get an extension pointing out that he feels he still has a lot more to give despite his advancing years.

 

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Can the APC and PDP get all their presidential candidates to sign this Contract with Nigeria as a condition for standing in their party primaries

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] I am committed to supporting life imprisonment with no possibility of parole, for public officials found guilty of corruption

[2] I am committed to the scrapping of Sharia law in all the 36 states of Nigeria. We live in a democracy not a theocracy so there should be a clear division between the state and religion

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Yoruba Nation leaders tells UN secretary general not to believe whatever Buhari tells him

YORUBA Nation leader Professor Banji Akintoye has urged the visiting United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres to ignore any excuses made by President Muhammadu Buhari about insecurity and visit the scenes of any attacks himself.

 

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Akpabio, Onu and Oshiomhole all declare for president as battle for APC ticket heats up

NIGERIA'S 2023 presidential race has heated up significantly with several major gladiators including Niger Delta Affairs minister Senator Godswill Akpabio former All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole and science and technology minister Dr Ogbonnaya Onu formally declaring their candidacy.

 

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