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2023: Al-Mustapha vows to relocate to Sambisa forest if elected president

2023: Al-Mustapha vows to relocate to Sambisa forest if elected president

Former Aide-de-Camp to General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (retd), said if elected as Nigeria’s president in 2023, he would relocate to the dreaded Sambisa forest. Al-Mustapha boasted that he will end the protracted Boko Haram insurgency bedeviling the country in six months. Al-Mustapha also said, he will relocate to the notorious Sambisa forest which is believed to be the strong hold of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno state for one week, where strategies would be initiated and implemented aimed at ending the menace once and for all. The former ADC disclosed this on Friday in an interview with BBC…
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Negotiations Ongoing To Release Victims Of Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack – Presidency

Negotiations Ongoing To Release Victims Of Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack – Presidency

Special Assistant to President Muahmmadu Buhari on Media, Garba Shehu, has said that negotiations are ongoing to ensure the release of the victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack. Nine were said to have been killed, over 20 others sustained injuries from gunshots, and many passengers were abducted when bandits attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train in March. Shehu disclosed this during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Friday. He said, “We’re aware that there has been resistance from the family members of those who have been taken captive. Of course, this is expected. This acts as pressure on one of…
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APC: Delegates urged To Elect Aspirant With Least Baggage As Candidate For President

APC: Delegates urged To Elect Aspirant With Least Baggage As Candidate For President

Every mortal has his or her own baggage, we aren’t Saints for saints aren’t mortal. We are therefore judged as good or bad based on the weight of our baggage. As the Primaries of the Political Parties approach, this effort is a plea to the delegates of our great Party the All Progressive Congress APC, to elect as our Presidential flagbearer the Aspirant with the least baggage. The challenge to sift or if you like identify the Aspirant with the least baggage out of the 23 Aspirants who obtained the APC Presidential Nomination Form and are still in the race…
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Ohafia South: Ebin Kalu Charges Delegates to uphold equity.

Ohafia South: Ebin Kalu Charges Delegates to uphold equity.

As the People's Democratic Party begin to count down to the primaries that will produce flag bearers for the party in 2023, starting from the State House of Assembly, one of the foremost contenders under the PDP platform, Hon. Ebin Kalu Orji, popularly known as Chief Obia Kalu, has called on the delegates to do their best to ensure equity is given a chance in Ohafia South State Constituency. His call was premised on the argument and reality that Okamu Ward is yet to represent Ohafia L.G.A in any elective capacity, insisting that this was the greatest opportunity to prove…
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2023: Implosion imminent over northern agenda to retain power — Farouk

2023: Implosion imminent over northern agenda to retain power — Farouk

The ongoing plot by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to retain power in the North in 2023 could implode the party and the nation, a former coordinator of the Arewa Political Forum of Nigeria, Alhasan Farouk, has warned. According to Farouk,  “unless drastic interventions are taken, next year’s general elections may prove the final straw for Nigeria’s 62-year experiment as a highly combustible union of disparate ethnic groups each with an unyielding aspiration to determine its own destiny and a shared suspicion of a nursed domination agenda”. Farouk, a chieftain of the APC in Bauchi, said…
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