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2019: What I’ll do about killings if elected President – Makarfi

A former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi, has promised to end what he termed “senseless killings” if elected as President in 2019. Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State, said this in Abuja yesterday. He noted that the continuous killings in the country showed that there was some level of collusion […]

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Saraki makes new appointment

The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Campaign Organization (ABSCO) has appointed Mr. Ilemona Onoja as spokesperson for the campaign. Hon. Mohammed Wakil, Director General of the BSCO, in a statement on Saturday, said the appointment is to take effect immediately. Mr. Onoja, a legal practitioner was educated at the Benue State University, Makurdi. He attended the Nigerian Law School, […]

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2019: Fayose reveals how APC made him drop his presidential ambition

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said he will no longer contest the 2019 presidential election because the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged the last governorship election in the state. Fayose had declared interest in becoming Nigeria’s president last September, vowing to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair election. But the […]

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2019: Beware, APC will use and dump you – Primate Ayodele warns Tinubu, urges PDP to consider Saraki for victory

Popular seer, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele of the Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, has warned the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, to beware of some elements in the party, prophesying that the foremost politician would be used and dumped by the cabal allegedly holding the government of President Muhammadu […]

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2019: Saraki talks tough on replacing Buhari as president

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Friday stated that he is sure of emerging as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ahead of the party’s October 6 primaries. He, therefore, enjoined Nigerians to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to continue in office beyond 2019. Saraki was speaking in Owerri, the Imo state capital, where […]

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What Ibori said about Uduaghan’s defection to APC

Former governor of Delta State, Jams Ibori has finally spoken on the defection of Emmanuel Uduaghan from the Peoples Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress, APC. ormer Minister of Information, Professor Sam Oyovbaire , while quoting Ibori said he felt sorry for Uduaghan following his defection to APC. Ibori asked those close to Uduaghan to pray for him. […]

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NCC to penalise telecom operators allowing ‘call masking’

The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, has said it will impose appropriate sanctions on any telecom operator that allows the illegal masking of international calls. Call masking refers to termination of international calls with local telephone numbers displayed on a receiver’s phone screen. Alhaji Ismail Adedigba, Deputy Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau of NCC told News Agency of […]

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2019: Why I will restructure Nigeria if elected – Jerry Gana

A former Minister of Communication, Professor Jerry Gana has explained why he would restructure Nigeria if elected president in the 2019 general election. Gana, who is seeking the ticket of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), explained that with political and economic restructuring, Nigerians would enjoy the dividends of democracy. He gave the reasons yesterday in Abuja […]

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Edwin Clark: IG of Police, Idris disbands special squad

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Friday ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad (IGP-STS). Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. According to Moshood, the tactical operations and statutory core police duties that the dissolved squad was charged with have been collapsed. They will […]

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Declare state of emergency in Plateau, other troubled states – Dalung tells FG

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, Friday, called for State of Emergency in Plateau and other troubled states. Dalung made the call when he fielded questions from State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The minister stated this while condemning the renewed killing of people in some local government areas of Plateau in […]

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PDP congresses: David Mark warns against imposition of candidates

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential hopeful, Senator David Mark, has canvassed for rancour free Congresses as party faithful elect delegates for the 2019 polls. He cautioned against imposition of candidates. Senator Mark told party faithful in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday to conduct themselves peacefully according to the rules of the game, stressing […]

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Your boss evil – Fani-Kayode carpets Lai Mohammed over Buhari

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lambasted Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, for describing President Muhammadu Buhari as the symbol of Nigeria. He lamented that Mohammed and others in the Buhari government never said same when ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was in power. The former presidential aide said Jonathan and his wife Patience were regularly attacked and […]

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Edwin Clark: APC govt, IG of Police knew about raid – PDP chairman Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has criticized the Federal Government and the Police for the raid on home of the elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin K. Clark. He said the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Adminstration and the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris, knew about what […]