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Buhari welcomes outcome of polls in Anambra, Taraba, FCT

The Presidency says the outcome of the INEC-organized elections at the weekend, in which three different political parties won, is a manifestation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s deep commitment to free and fair elections. A Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, who was commenting on the outcome of the polls said: ‘‘the President …

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APGA dedicates governorship victory to Ojukwu’s memory

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has attributed its Anambra governorship election victory to the “larger-than-life image” of the late late leader of the party and Ikemba Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu. The APGA National Chairman, Victor Oye, stated this in an open letter entitled “Letter to Ojukwu” he issued in Awka, …

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FG inaugurates burial committee for Alex Ekwueme

Nigerian govt inaugurates burial committee for Alex Ekwueme

The federal government has inaugurated a national burial committee headed by Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) for the burial of late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President made this known when he …

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Governor Obiano mourns Alex Ekwueme

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano has described the demise of the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme as a huge loss to Nigeria. Reacting to the news of the death from his Aguleri country home where he had gone …

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Ambode mourns death of first Vice President, Ekwueme

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Ekwueme, who was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria in office from 1979 to 1983 died in a London Hospital at the age of …

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Ekwueme: A colossal loss to Nigeria says Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has stated that the death of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme GCON, is a colossal loss to the Southeast, Nigeria and Africa. In a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos, Governor Ikpeazu described the late …

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Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Is Dead

Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Is Dead

Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme died on Sunday night November 19 in a London hospital, according to a statement released today by his family. The statement, signed by the former vice president’s brother, and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, read:  “Ekwueme family …

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Breaking News: Governor Obiano Wins Re-election

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano of APGA has been re-elected to a second term and will be declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the governorship election that took place on Saturday November 18, 2017 in that state. Mr Obiano won 21 out of 21 local government …

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Buhari directs reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka for the Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress Governorship Rally, the governor had complained about the withdrawal of his security aides. Before departing Awka, President Buhari directed the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations), Joshak Habila to ensure the return of the governor’s security personnel.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka for the Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress Governorship Rally, the governor had complained about the withdrawal of his security aides. Before …

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