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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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2019: PDP Begins Search For Presidential Flag Bearer

Ekiti PDP

Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the People Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin, has announced the search of an acceptable candidate to fly the party’s flag in the 2019 presidential election. Jibrin while addressing a PDP youth group at Legacy House, the party’s campaign headquarters Abuja clarified that the search …

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“The List Is Being Reviewed” – Presidency On Dead Appointees

The Federal Government will begin the review of the 1467 persons appointed as members and chairs of boards of agencies and parastatals, The Cable reports. President Muhammadu Buhari had made the appointment on December 30, 2017, of 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government-owned agencies and parastatals. Nigerians on …

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Ekiti Deputy Governor in Libya Slavery Saga

Parents of three girls from Ekiti State who were allegedly given three slots to travel to Dubai but ended in a slave camp in Libya are demanding the safe return of their children. They made the call on Thursday at the State Police Command where a suspect who facilitated their …

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You Have Been Hypnotized – Father Mbaka To Buhari

Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka, in his new year message at Emene Enugu Adoration Ground reportedly issued a warning to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to reports, he advised Buhari to sack the people holding him in captivity. “I had wanted to pray for you and go because I don’t want anybody …

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Buhari’s Son Accident Is A Sign From God – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says the motorbike accident involving President Muhammadu Buhari’s son is a sign from God for him to resign. Yusuf Buhari presently unconscious in the hospital suffered brain injury after he was involved in a bike accident on Tuesday night. The ex-minister likened President Buhari …

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Why We Supported Uche Secondus – PDP Governors

Ekiti PDP

State governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have explained that they supported the emergence of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the party because of his strength, character and honesty. This came as Secondus prophesied that the new National Working Committee (NWC) would drive …

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Fuel: Buhari Rejects Marketers’ Demand For Price Increase

The Demands: Price increase Total deregulation of petroleum products Payment of outstanding subsidy FG’S OFFERS: Creation of special window for Forex from CBN Presentation of request for payment of outstanding subsidy to National Assembly Creating opportunity for the establishment of modular refineries No return to era of fuel subsidy A …

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PDP Chairmanship: Wike Owes No Apology To South-west – Ogunlewe

Ekiti PDP

Former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has reacted to recent reports that the South-west was being mistreated by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP following the results of the party’s national convention. Ogunlewe believes that Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike who is alleged to have influenced the emergence of Secondus …

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FG Withdrawing $1bn Excess Crude Money to Fund Buhari’s 2019 Election, Not to Fight Boko Haram – Fayose Alleges

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. “For posterity sake, I …

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INEC Registers 21 New Parties (Full List)

The electoral commission, INEC, has registered 21 new parties. This was made known in a statement by May Agbmuche-Mbu. The new registrations bring the total number of parties in Nigeria to 67. Read the INEC statement below. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS STATEMENT The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held …

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