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APC CRISIS: Kyari Emerges Acting APC Chairman

Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has emerged the party’s acting National Chairman. Kyari succeeded Senator Abdullahi Adamu as the party’s Chairman after a National Working Committee (NWC) meeting in Abuja on Monday.

Gani Adams To IPOB: Desist From 1970s Move

The Aare Ona'kakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams has cautioned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by Simon Ekpa, to halt its plans to enforcing Sit-At-Home protest in Lagos State. Adams warned that the south-west is not part of the Biafra Republic and as such, imposing Biafra agenda on people of other regions will not be tolerated.

Naira Appreciates To N730/$1 At Parallel Market

The Naira appreciated against the dollar to exchange for N730$ on Friday at the black market. The development represents N115 or 13.9 percent gain compared to the N825 to a dollar it traded on Wednesday.

Koeman Tips Messi To Win Ballon d'Or

Barcelona Coach, Ronald Koeman has tipped Lionel Messi to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or. Messi is currently a free agent, having seen his last contract at Camp Nou reach its expiry date on June 30, but Barca are on the verge of tying the 34-year-old down to a new long-term deal, and Koeman is counting on him to be a talismanic figure in his squad once again in 2021-22.

Security Operatives Rescue 2 Abducted US Embassy Staff In Anambra

Security operatives rescued in the wee hours of 19th May 2023, two staff of the United States Consulate in Nigeria who were kidnapped during a deadly attack on their convoy at Ogbaru Local Government Area in Anambra State on 16th May 2023.
The attack killed two embassy staff, including four policemen and a driver, making seven persons. Some of those killed were burnt in their vehicles, while the hoodlums took two staff of the embassy hostage. This information was disclosed by the state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, during a press release to journalists on Friday in Akwa the state capital. “In the early hours of today, 19/5/2023, the joint security forces rescued unhurt the two remaining victims abducted during the attack on a US convoy attack along Atani/Osomalla road in Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA) of Anambra State.”

Gunmen Attack Polytechnic, Abduct Lecturers In Kaduna

Some gunmen on Thursday attacked Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria in Kaduna State, abducting some lecturers and their families, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mallam Abdullahi Shehu confirmed the incident. He added that the management of the school alongside the police is working to ascertain the exact number of people affected. The attack occurred between 10:00 and 11:00 pm Thursday night, at the main campus, popularly known as “UPE” situated along the Zaria expressway, leaving some students injured.

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