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Kaduna Govt Reacts As Gunmen Abduct Travelers, Shoot Others At Rigasa Train Station

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Kaduna Govt Reacts As Gunmen Abduct Travelers, Shoot Others At Rigasa Train Station

Kaduna State government says it has beef up security around Rigasa train station where kidnappers abducted travelers and shot others last Saturday.  Many were injured and several others were abducted after arriving at the train station from Abuja.

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State commissioner for internal security and home affairs, Samuel Aruwan assured local residents the government is doing everything to ensure they are safe while he visited the crime area.  He was at the train station on Thursday to ascertain security measures put in place there after the attacks.

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The attack happened at night on the link road between the airport and the railway station.

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APC Approaches Supreme Court To Review Bayelsa Judgment

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APC Approaches Supreme Court To Review Bayelsa Judgment

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has returned to the supreme court asking for reversal of its judgment that disqualifying David Lyon, its candidate in the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

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The party’s application was filed on Thursday by its team of lawyers led by chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN.

The party says the supreme court acted without jurisdiction and denies it fair hearing

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Sacked deputy governor-elect in Bayelsa State, Degi Eremienyo, in reaction to the supreme court judgement, has asked the Nigeria Police Force to investigate allegations of certificate forgery against him.

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You’re Not Qualified To Join Us, APC Tells Fayose

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You're Not Qualified To Join Us, APC Tells Fayose

Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has advised former governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose to forget entertaining the thought he would ever join the All Progressives Congress.

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State party publicity secretary, Ade Ajayi says the party is not a dumping ground for “failed politicians.” Ajayi further said Fayose’s antecedents would not qualify him for membership in the party.

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APC was reacting to a statement credited to the former governor stating he would defect to the APC if his ordained Peoples Democratic Party state chairmanship aspirant failed in his bid for the job.

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CAN, BBOG Knock Senate On Boko Haram Education Bill

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CAN, BBOG Knock Senate On Boko Haram Education Bill

Christian Association of Nigeria and some other groups have berated the Nigerian senate for a proposal to work on a bill for a law seeking the establishment of a national agency for education and rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram insurgents.

The bill, sponsored by All Progressives Congress member representing Yobe east senatorial district, and former governor of Yobe State, senator  Ibrahim Gaidam, passed the first reading on Thursday.

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Senator Geidam says if the bill passed into law, it would ensure repentant insurgents were fully integrated into society and provided with education opportunities.

The bill would also allow the agency to rehabilitate, de-radicalize and integrate repentant insurgents in the country.

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The bill also states the agency will be able to gain a greater understanding of both the immediate needs for combating Boko Haram, as well as tool for counter-radicalization in the future, by maintaining open lines of communication.

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