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Stop predicting my defeat, return Abacha loot – Buhari blasts HSBC

President Muhammadu Buhari has lambasted HSBC for saying his second term would stunt the economy. HSBC Bank Plc is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. The financial institution had in a recent report predicted that President Buhari will lose the 2019 presidential election. A statement on Saturday by his spokesman, Garba […]

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PDP wants Kemi Adeosun arrested, accuses FG of planning to help her escape from Nigeria.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the resignation of Kemi Adeosun from office as Minister of Finance. However, the party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of Adeosun for forging her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Exemption Certificate in addition to alleged impropriety and […]

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NASS crisis: APC reveals what will happen to Dogara for defecting to PDP

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to resign from the office. The party said Dogara must resign or be prepared to be forced out. Dogara joined Senate President, Bukola Saraki and others national members, who recentlydumped the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The […]

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Osun guber: PDP cries out to Buhari as EFCC freezes Sen Isiaka Adeleke, Davido’s bank accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday confirmed reports that the bank accounts of its governorship aspirant in the upcoming Osun State election, Isiaka Adeleke and that of his family have been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). PDP consequently charged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the anti-graft agency to immediately unfreeze the […]

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Arewa youths speak on Buhari govt favouring north, react to Bichi’s appointment as DG DSS

The youth wing of the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is not sectional as being speculated in some quarters. President of the Forum, Yerima Shettima, insisted that the Buhari government was not sectional because even the Northern part of the country was not “feeling any impact” of his administration. […]

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Adeosun: Fani-Kayode reacts to Finance Minister’s resignation, tells Buhari what to do

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as the Minister of Finance It had been reported that Adeosun resigned her appointment on Friday. Adeosun said she decided to take the exit door because of the allegations of forgery of her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate hanging around her […]

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Legal procedure not followed when Bakassi was ceded to Cameroon – Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has said that there was no legal procedure followed when Bakassi was ceded to Cameroon by Federal Government of Nigeria. Speaking while receiving a Presidential aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Governor Ayade regretted that his people and government were suffering for what […]

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2019: Primate Ayodele speaks on what God told him about Saraki becoming president, Nigeria’s breakup

The founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has declared that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki will rule Nigeria for just four years. Ayodele disclosed that God told him that Nigeria will be in order if Saraki becomes President. Speaking with The Sun, Ayodele also said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will defeat any […]

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EFCC finally replies Fayose’s letter, tells him when to report for questioning

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has responded to a letter by Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose on why he is unavailable for questioning at the moment. The anti-graft agency in a statement on Friday asked Fayose to make himself available for questioning on Thursday, September 20, 2018 instead of waiting till he handover […]

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Kemi Adeosun: How Buhari’s Finance Minister was forced to resign – Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for the investigation and persecution of former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, following her resignation. Buhari on Friday accepted Adeosun’s resignation letter as Minister of Finance, replacing her with Zainab Ahmed. Adeosun had in her letter said she resigned following allegation of forged NYSC certificate against her Reacting, the national […]

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Why I resigned as Finance Minister – Kemi Adeosun finally breaks silence (Full text)

Here is a copy of Kemi Adeosun’s letter, in which she resigned from her position as the Minister of Finance, from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. In the letter, Adeosun confirmed that she was stepping down, because of allegations of forgery of her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate. She also thanked Buhari for the privilege to […]

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Osun guber: APC reacts to ‘nullification’ of its primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to reports suggesting that the direct primary, which produced its candidate, Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola, has been nullified by an Abuja Federal High Court. APC spokesman, Yekini Nabena, in a statement on Friday, described the report as “fake news.” He said, “The case is before Justice Dimgba and our […]

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2019: APC presidential aspirant, Ogbonnia vows to resist adoption of Buhari

One of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, has called on Nigerians to disregard claims that President Muhammadu Buhari is the sole presidential aspirant of the party. The aspirants said he would fight to stop what he described as the deception among party officials. Ogbonnia in a […]

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Lagos guber: Why Tinubu cannot tell me to step down – Sanwo-Olu declares

Jide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant in Lagos State, has stated that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, cannot ask him to back down in the primary election in the state. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Friday afternoon, Sanwo-Olu explained that Tinubu wants democracy to work and […]

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Finance Minister: Why NYSC must prosecute Kemi Adeosun – HURIWA

Following the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance, a pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Friday called for her prosecution for forgery. HURIWA made the call while dismissing Adeosun’s resignation over certificate scam as an “insufficient remedy for her alleged indiscretion.” In a statement by the National Coordinator […]

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Obiano appoints Anambra female journalist as LG boss

Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has appointed Mrs Ify Obinabo, a female journalist with the state owned media outfit, Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, as the caretaker chairman of Orumba North local government area. Mrs Obinabo was first appointed Special Assistant to the governor on Agriculture, before she was elevated as council boss. The journalist, who […]

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What Buhari told Igbo traditional rulers about South East

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured of his new investment commitments in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. Buhari disclosed that investment opportunities were coming into “Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary” and will be “actualized within the shortest possible time.” The President gave the assurance when he received traditional rulers from […]

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2019: Nigerian Government attacks HSBC, The Economists for predicting Buhari’s defeat

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Information and Culture, has described the prediction by two British based institutions, HSBC and the Economists on the 2019 elections as fake and a psychological warfare against the administration’s anti corruption policies. The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Friday in Lagos. The Minister […]