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How we fought cultism in Auchi Poly, by Rector

THE Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Auchi, in Edo State, Dr. Philipa Idogho, Wednesday, disclosed how she curbed the menace of cultism in the institution, saying that the authorities of the institution had in the past three years, spent millions of naira in sending the student union leaders abroad for workshops on security and leadership.

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Lawyer faults planned supplementary election in Imo

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri A legal luminary, Mr Chukwuma-Machukwu Ume, has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, asking it to seek judicial approval before embarking on the planned supplementary governorship election in Imo state on May 6.  In a letter he addressed and forwarded yesterday to the INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, Ume warned that
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Enugu guber poll: CJ orders Judge to hands-off suit against Chime

Sequel to an avid protest by Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu state, challenging the judicial conduct of trial Justice Gladys Olotu of a Federal High Court in Abuja who hitherto presided over a fresh suit seeking to invalidate his election victory, the acting Chief Judge of the High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta, Wednesday, ordered the judge to hands-off the suit, just as he equally transferred the case-file to another court for continuation of hearing on the substantive matter.

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OSAMA: Service Chiefs in 9hrs security meeting

Strong intelligence reports showing that plans by groups of persons who are dissatisfied by the outcome of the 2011 presidential elections which produced President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan following the jettisoning of the PDP zoning formula are planning to ride under the canopy of the killing of Al-Qaida leader, Osama Bin Laden to cause crises in the country, was the topic of a 9-hour security meeting head in Abuja yesterday between the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Oluseyi Petirin and the Service Chiefs.

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APGA alleges plot to rig Imo guber supplementary poll

Two days to the supplementary election ordered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the stalemated Imo
State governorship poll, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Wednesday alleged plot by the ruling party in the state to rig the
supplementary election through stuffing of ballot boxes with already thumb-printed ballot papers in favour of the incumbent Governor.

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