Category: National/Politics

David Mark’s Sister Dies During Child Birth

The younger sister to the Senate President, David Mark, Mrs Mary Onma-Adakole, has died. The sibling of the retired military officer turned politician died at the age of 35 at an Abuja hospital during child birth. A statement released on Thursday by the Special Adviser to Mark on Media and Publicity, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the…

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed new service chiefs, Aproko247 can authoritatively report. The President’s spokesman, Reuben Abati, disclosed this on Thursday morning on his twitter handle. He wrote, “President Jonathan has appointed new Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs. Air Marshal Alex Badeh [is] now CDS. Details shortly.” Badeh was formerly the Chief of…

Tukur Finally Resigns

The National Chairman of the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Bamanga Tukur, has finally bowed to pressure. A source informed Aproko247 that Tukur voluntarily resigned as Chairman of the party on Wednesday morning in Abuja. “Tukur has finally agreed to step down as the PDP National Chairman,” the source told this magazine. President Goodluck Jonathan…

Story by Nwaorgu Faustinus **Commends Wike’s Ban From Ogoniland The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter has applauded the Senate for the prompt action it has taken to get to the root of the disruption, by armed policemen, of Sunday’s rally organized by the Save Rivers Movement in Port Harcourt and the shooting of…

Senate In Rivers For CP Mbu Over Crisis

The Senate Committee on Police Affairs, on Tuesday, visited the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mbu, over the latest crisis that occurred in the state on Sunday, in which a member of the Senate, Magnus Abe, was allegedly shot by the police. Speaking with journalists at the Government House in Port Harcourt, the Committee…

BREAKING: Bomb Blast Kills 9 In Maiduguri

No fewer than nine persons were killed in Maiduguri, Borno State when a car bomb has exploded in front of state television offices in the ancient city. Aproko247 gathered that the incident occurred at about 1pm outside the state television offices. People splattered with blood tried to flee as a second car was ignited by…