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9.3m school children fed daily – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that no fewer than 9.3 million children in 49,937 public primary schools in 27 states, including Edo, are currently being fed through the federal government’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). Osinbajo disclosed this on Thursday in Benin, during the launching of the programme at Eyaen Primary […]

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2019 election: Bauchi serving lawmaker slams Buhari for allowing Dogara’s exit to PDP, says president will lose

The Bauchi State Assembly member for Lere/Bula, Aminu Tukur has slammed president Muhammadu Buhari for ‘carelessly’ allowing Speaker Yakubu Dogara to exit to the peoples Democratic party ahead of 2019 elections. Tukur made the observation in Tafawa Balewa LGA of Bauchi State when Zaar women in politics organised a rally for Dogara’s re-election bid in […]

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Rivers APC Candidates Missing As INEC Releases Final List

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of governorship and House of Assembly candidates in Rivers State, with candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) missing. INEC had on Thursday, January 17, released a list signed by the commission’s secretary, Rose Orianran-Anthony and while candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), […]

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Fake news: Police debunks attacks on Kaduna-Abuja highway

The Police Command in Kaduna State on Thursday dismissed as fake, news circulated on social media advising commuters not to travel through Kaduna-Abuja highway because of alleged attacks on motorists. The Command’s Public Relations Officers, DSP Yakubu Sabo, in a press statement issued in Kaduna, said there has been no security issues along the highway […]

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Photo News: Why Obasanjo is fighting tooth and nail for Atiku

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo loves attention and believe people should worship him like a god. His people in Owu town Abeokuta, call him Ebora (spirit). And like a spirit he demands total obedience, irrespective of whether he is wrong or right. Abubakar Atiku, running for the presidency as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the […]

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Buhari’s integrity fake, Atiku will win presidential election – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday launched a fresh attack on President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo declared that the “self-professed integrity and morality of Buhari are fake.” He spoke at the Island Club 2019 Quarterly Business Lecture held in Lagos. The former President also stated that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku […]

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How Buhari and I rigged ANPP primaries against Okorocha in 2003 – Bafarawa

Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto State, has said he manipulated the presidential primary of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) against Rochas Okorocha to favour Muhammadu Buhari in 2003. Buhari eventually got the party’s nomination but lost to Olusegun Obasanjo in the presidential election. Bafarawa, who was doubling as the party’s chairman then, said […]

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NDLEA speaks on recruitment

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has assured Nigerians that it would make its recruitment public. Mr. Jonah Achema, Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, in a statement on Wednesday, alerted of activities of employment scammers who go about extorting money from unsuspecting job seekers. Achema said the agency had been inundated with complaints from victims […]

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Boko Haram: I will probe Buratai, others If elected – Atiku Abubakar

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said that his government would be willing to investigate the military hierarchy as a way of tackling the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East, if elected. Abubakar said this at a town hall meeting tagged: ‘’The Candidates”, organised by the MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with […]

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I will grant amnesty to looters – Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party’s, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said he would grant amnesty to corrupt people who looted the nation’s treasury. Abubakar spoke at an event titled, ‘The Candidate’, in Abuja on Wednesday. The moderator, Kadariah Ahmed, had asked Atiku if corrupt persons would be granted amnesty if he becomes President. “Why not? […]

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Impeachment: Ambode must appear before us to explain infractions – Lagos Assembly

Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly rose from an emergency parliamentary meeting on Wednesday evening and insisted that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode must appear before them to explain infractions levelled against him. The lawmakers vowed that if the infractions continued, they would impeach the governor. Briefing newsmen at the end of the meeting, Majority […]

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EFCC files 10-count charges against ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday filed fraud charges against former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal; a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Mrs. Folashade Oke. The EFCC filed 10 counts charges against Lawal and five others, including his company, Rholavision […]

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Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, PDP leaders meet in Lagos

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was in Lagos on Wednesday. He attended the Lagos Island Club Quarterly Business Lecture. At the event, Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), spoke on the theme: ‘My Vision for a New Nigeria.’ In attendance were Senate President, Bukola Saraki, PDP National Chairman, Uche Seondus, a former […]

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2019 election: INEC speaks on relocating collation centre, tasks journalists on objective reports

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it had no plans of relocating Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Federal Constituency collation centre situated in Zwall to any place ahead of 2019 elections. This was just as it charged journalists on objective reporting during the 2019 general elections. The Bauchi State INEC Resident Electoral Commission, REC, […]

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Ambode’s impeachment: Lagos Assembly locks in emergency meeting

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly are currently locked in an emergency closed door meeting as the plans the impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode thickens. The Assembly, which adjourned sitting till Monday suddenly summoned members for an emergency meeting on Wednesday, after a massive protest by pro-Ambode supporter appealing to the Assembly not to […]