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APC: Oyegun Surrenders

Opponents of tenure elongation have carried the day in the All Progressives Congress (APC). Its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, last night bowed to pressure from governors and party leaders to forego tenure extension. He has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) for 8am today to …

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Next List Of Looters Will Shock Nigerians – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday said that another list of treasury looters would be released very soon by the Federal Government and that many unexpected names will be revealed. The minister said no amount of intimidation from any side could stop the release of the …

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Looters List: We Can’t Work With The Presidency – Saraki

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has expressed concern over the release of names of senators tagged as looters by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed. Saraki who spoke in Jos, Plateau State on Saturday a at retreat on “Strengthening Executive-Legislature Relations” said it was wrong for an …

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Not All PDP Defectors Are Looters – Lai Mohammed Says

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who allegedly looted the country blind to return their loot if they want the party’s apology to Nigerians to make any impact. Was it panic that caused you to release the list …

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Why Boko Haram Deserves Amnesty — Presidency

THE Presidency has said that granting amnesty to Boko Haram insurgents would make them drop their arms, embrace peace, stop bloodshed and save resources for the country. The Presidency also explained that President Muhammadu Buhari has remained silent over his second term ambition because his focus was to deliver good …

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Tinubu Absent As Buhari Hosts APC National Caucus Meeting

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A national leader of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, was conspicuously absent on Monday as President Muhammadu Buhari played host to a meeting of the national caucus of the party. The meeting, which began at about 8:20 p.m. is holding inside the new Banquet Hall of the …

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‘Why APC Will Soon Die’- PDP Reveals

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will soon die because its leadership has no more lies left to tell Nigerians. According to the PDP, the ruling party was panicky ahead of 2019 general elections. The National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, …

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INEC Begins Testing Of Card Readers Ahead Of Elections

The leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is preparing massively for the 2019 general election which is expected to be competitive. PoliticsNGR has gotten photographs of INEC officials testing Card readers ahead of the Osun state Gubernatorial Elections. The Osun elections are scheduled to hold on September 24, …

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EFCC Recovers N102m For Bank Of Agriculture

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kaduna zonal office,has recovered N102 million diverted from the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) in Kebbi. A statement by the spokesman of the commission,Mr Wilson Uwujaren,said the funds were diverted by beneficiaries of the Central Bank of Nigeria Anchor Borrowers Programme,disbursed by BOA. Uwujaren …

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Our Meeting With Buhari Not On 2019 Elections – APC Governors

Following a meeting which President Buhari had with APC governors in his Daura hometown house, the governors have denied the basis of the meeting being the 2019 forthcoming elections. State Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday said their mission to Daura, Katsina State, was merely to condole …

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FG Fails To Release Looters’ List, Seven Months After

Seven months after a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos ordered the Federal Government to release to Nigerians the list of public officials from whom public funds had been recovered, the list has yet to be released by the authorities. Justice Hadiza Shagari had on July 6, 2017, in her …

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Obasanjo Visits Ex-President Jonathan In Otuoke

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo is currently on a visit to former president Goodluck Jonathan in his country home, Otuoke, Bayelsa State. The ex-president made this known on his Facebook page where he posted photos of Obasanjo arriving in his home on Friday. The purpose of the visit is not known …

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South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma Resigns

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect. He made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. The 75-year-old …

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There Is Corruption On Your Nose – Again, Obasanjo Fires At Buhari

Obasanjo Visits Buhari

Olusegun Obasanjo, former President has launched another attack at President Muhammadu Buhari over his administration’s handling of the fight against corruption. In his latest attack, the former President maintained that Buhari has corruption on his nose. In an interview with Germany’s international broadcasting outlet, Deutsche Welle, Obasanjo said the president’s …

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2019: Why Obasanjo Can’t Stop Buhari – Presidency Reveals

Suleiman Abdurahaman Kawu Sumaila, Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, has insisted that the combined forces of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso can’t stop Buhari from seeking election in 2019. Sumaila stated this while addressing journalists during the visit of the Vice President, …

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How President Buhari Scored Own Goal – Ben Bruce Opens Up

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari over his failure in running the affairs of the country. The lawmaker who has been at the forefront of criticising Buheri-led government compared Buhari to an expensive player who has scored no goals and need transfer. According …

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2019: APC Chieftain Campaigns For New Party

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A member of the Board of Trustee (BoT) of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Buba Galadima in Abuja openly campaigned for one of the newly registered political party, the National Rescue Movement (NRM) urging Nigerians to join and believe in the party. He made the call during the formal launching …

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President Buhari Not A Murderer — Presidency

The Presidency has condemned an opinion article published by a national newspaper (not Daily Trust) associating President Muhammadu Buhari with the killings in Benue and calling him a murderer. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the condemnation when he addressed State …

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60 Percent Of 200 Million Nigerians Are Under-17 – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has stated that 60 percent of 200 million Nigerians are under 17 years. Mohammed said Nigeria had become an investors’ destination and that with majority of young persons in the country, there was enormous opportunity available for the animation industry. The minister said …

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Atiku reacts to Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari

– Atiku Abubakar said Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari showed the failure of the ruling APC – Speaking during his visit to Ekiti state, the former vice president hailed Governor Fayose, saying he was an integral person in the PDP – In his reply, Fayose described Atiku’s presidential ambition as legitimate …

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National Assembly Needs Money – Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday said the National Assembly requires adequate funding in carrying out its statutory functions. Saraki said this when he paid a working visit to the chairman and members of the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) at their temporary office located, in Utako, Abuja. Reacting to …

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INEC Lost 85 Staff In 2017 Alone – Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has disclosed that about 85 staff out of 16,000 died between January and December, 2017 due to various illnesses. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmud Yakubu made the disclosure while defending the 2018 budget estimates of the electoral body before the Senate …

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‘Why I Visited President Buhari In Aso Rock Today’ – Tinubu

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Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari had nothing to do with former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter. On Tuesday, Tinubu met with Buhari alongside Bisi Akande, a leader of the APC, shortly after Obasanjo wrote the president a “heavy-duty” letter. …

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