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Police speak on raid on Niger Delta elder, Edwin Clark’s residence

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has denied ordering police officers to raid the residence of the former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark. It was reported that Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, raided the residence of the leader of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Edwin Clark. The […]

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Ijaw youth blow hot as security agents take over Edwin Clark’s residence

Security agents have taken over the Abuja residence of former Federal Commissioner for Information, Pa. Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, for unknown reasons. It was learnt that the stern-looking security agents numbering over 30 came with a search warrant from a court. In a statement, President of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC Worldwide, Barr. Oweilaemi Pereotubor condemned the […]

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Atiku blasts Osinbajo in response to VP’s open letter on restructuring

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has again replied Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the debate over restructuring continues. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant said Osinbajo scrambled a response to him because many Nigerians condemned his recent position on restructuring. In an open letter he personally signed on Tuesday, Osinbajo insisted that restructuring in “whatever shape […]

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APC govt destroyed Nigeria’s economy, made things difficult for citizens – Kwankwaso

Former Kano State governor and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has stated that he has the capacity to navigate Nigeria out of its current economic and security woes. He said Nigeria presently need a leader who can unite the various ethnic groups in the country and […]

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APC rode to power by accident that won’t repeat in 2019 -Jigawa guber aspirant

A governorship hopeful in Jigawa State, Aminu Mohammed Bakar, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday faulted the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2015, describing the ruling party’s emergence “as an accident that cannot happen again in the country come 2019”. Bakar also said the touted power of incumbency […]

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Why APC direct primaries will fail in Kaduna – Sani

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna State, Muhammad Sani, has advised the party’s national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the APC National Working Committee to revert the adoption of direct party primaries to avoid devastating effects for the party. In a statement entitled, ‘distraction of primaries in our party’, and made […]

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2019: Army assures INEC of adequate security in Borno

The Nigerian Army has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support and assistance that will enable the commission carry out its constitutional responsibility of conducting the 2019 general election especially in the North-Eastern part of the country. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Biu gave this assurance in […]

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Buhari under fire for rejecting Electoral Act bill

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has condemned President MuhammaduBuhari’s rejection of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP Publicity Secretary, in a statement on Tuesday, said the development was deliberate. On Monday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, explained that the president declined assent […]

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Nigeria to sign 25 agreements with China – Presidency

The Presidency has said Nigeria will sign no fewer than 25 agreements with China within the next few days. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, said this yesterday during an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today, in reaction to the pledge of the Chinese government to provide $60 billion to […]

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Donald Duke dumps PDP, to run for 2019 presidency under SDP

A former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, on Tuesday disclosed that he would run for the 2019 presidency under the platform of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. Duke, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, announced his decision at SDP’s national secretariat in Abuja, where he was received by the party’s National Secretary, […]

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Buhari rejects Electoral Act bill, gives reasons

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, transmitted to him by the National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. He said the President declined assent to the bill due to some issues. According him, […]

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Kano APC crisis gets messier as stakeholders reject dissolution

The Kano State Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday rejected the dissolution of the executive of the party. Addressing party members at the state secretariat along Maiduguri road, on behalf of gubernatorial aspirants, Engr Sarki Labaran said the action of the National Headquarters of the party was illegal and cannot stand. The former […]

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2019: Corrupt people plotting to re-elect Buhari – Secondus raises alarm

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has alleged that corrupt persons were mobilizing and ganging up to use their illicit wealth to install President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, come 2019. Prince Secondus said that the APC had made itself a safe heaven for corrupt persons […]

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Rivers APC: Senator Abe reacts to Amaechi’s choice of Tonye Cole as governorship candidate

Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Abe, has reacted to the choice of Tonye Dele Cole as the All Progressives Congress candidate for the 2019 governorship election by the party leadership in the state. Abe, also a governorship aspirant on the party’s platfotm, threatened to resist any attempt by the leadership […]

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Oyo: How APC guber candidate will emerge – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has assured members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that candidates for the various elective positions in the 2019 general elections would emerge through free and fair primaries. The Governor, who gave the assurance while speaking at the Oyo South Senatorial District meeting held in Ibadan, on Monday, also […]