Hassan gave Atiku a 21-day ultimatum to return to Cameroon to reunite with his family members. A group identified as the Coalition of Minority Tribes in Nigeria has called on Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to apologise to Nigerians and return to Cameroon or seek naturalisation.
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Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu says he has been vindicated by claims by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar is not a Nigerian but a Cameroonian.
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An Akwa Ibom State High Court Uyo presided by Justice Joy Unwana (extended jurisdiction) has handed down death sentence to 7 persons, including 3 policemen for kidnapping, according to a report by TheNation.
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Ekiti state House of Assembly has banned former Deputy Speaker and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Segun Adewumi, representing Ekiti West constituency 1 for six weeks for alleged legislative misconduct. The former Deputy Speaker was alleged to have involved himself in undue interruption of the speaker, Hon Adeniran Alagbada, while presiding over the House sittings on Tuesday.
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The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by 30th April 2019. Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna. He said the governor will exercise his constitutional prerogative to decide on re-appointments while giving the Kaduna State Ministry of Finance adequate time to compute severance payments and reconcile any liabilities. The governor thanked all political appointees for their contributions and service to the state during his first term.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Buhari to tender his West African Examination Certificate, to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The party stated this while reacting to the comment made by the spokesperson of the Buhari Campaign Organization, Festus Keyamo, who in a recent interview with Channels TV, said having a WAEC certificate is not a prerequisite to run for President or Governor in Nigeria.
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The Nigerian Police says its men will no longer be allowed to carry firearms during operations. Instead, officers of the Police Force will now make use of electro-muscular disruption technology known as teaser in place of firearms.
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Liverpool legend Tommy Smith, one of the key figures in the club’s first golden era, died on Friday at the age of 74. Smith’s no-nonsense performances at the heart of Liverpool’s defence saw him nicknamed the ‘Anfield Iron’ during his 18-year spell on Merseyside. Making 638 appearances for the Reds between 1960 and 1978, Smith won a host of medals as the club rose to prominence both domestically and in Europe.
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