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Looters now hide Nigeria’s money in burial grounds – Umahi

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi on Monday revealed that many looted funds in Nigeria were stocked in foreign banks, cemeteries and underground. He made this known while declaring open anti-corruption, ethics and integrity training for Ebonyi State local government officials, held in Abakaliki on Monday. The Governor advocated amnesty for looters, saying such […]

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Herdsmen: Blame yourself over killings – HURIWA blasts Buhari

A pro-democracy and non-governmental organization, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has said President Muhammadu Buhari should blame himself for the killings allegedly perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen across the country. HURIWA described as absurd the fact that Buhari refused to declare leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, as terrorists but instead […]

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Plateau attacks: We are dying of hunger, diseases – IDPs cry out

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Plateau State, on Monday raised alarm that they are dying of hunger and diseases. The alarm was raised through Iliya Makau, Camp Leader, COCIN IDPs camp Heipang, Barkin Local Government Area when members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Plateau State Council took relief materials to the camp. Makau said […]

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Why I regret helping Tinubu work against PDP in 2003

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday expressed regret over his inability to help the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, win Lagos State in 2003. The PDP presidential aspirant said this while holding a meeting with members of the party in the state. The Waziri of Adamawa disclosed that his former boss, ex-President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, before […]

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2019: Lagos PDP announces preferred presidential aspirant

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday declared support for the presidential aspiration of Atiku Abubakar, a former Nigeria’s Vice President. Prince Muiz Dosunmu, PDP Secretary in Lagos, who made the announcement, explained that the state’s delegates were satisfied with the objectives of Atiku. Dosunmu who spoke on behalf of the […]

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BREAKING: David Mark joins presidential race, to pick forms Tuesday

Former Senate President, David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, would tomorrow, September 4, pick his presidential interest and nomination forms ahead of the 2019 presidential elections. It was  gathered that Mark, also knowns as ”the Okpokpowulu K’Idoma” will contest on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mark will be joining his predecessor, Bukola Saraki, Rabiu Kwankwaso, […]

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Plateau killings: Police confirm 11 persons killed, 12 injured in Jos South

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed that eleven persons were killed last night in Latya and Lakwandet communities, close to Gura Topp in Rayfield Jos South LGA of Plateau State by unknown gunmen. According to the spokesman of the Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, “On the 02/09/2018 at about 20:30 hours, the Plateau State […]

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PDP hands over party’s structure to Ortom in Benue

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Benue State chapter has officially handed over the party’s structure to the state governor, Samuel Ortom. The party leadership took this decision at an ongoing expanded caucus meeting held in Makurdi on Monday. The meeting had in attendance the state governor, Ortom, immediate paste Senate […]

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2019: PDP reveals why Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal won’t be screened for now

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has explained why it is yet to constitute a panel that will screen its presidential aspirants. Many of the aspirants who have purchased the party’s presidential and expression of interest forms are said to be waiting for the naming of the panel. Among the aspirants who have […]

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Why world leaders are coming to Nigeria under Buhari govt – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said Nigeria was getting global attention under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration due to the President’s incorruptible leadership. Featuring on a Nigeria Television Authority programme, “Stepping Up” on Sunday, Mohammed said, “What we have witnessed recently have shown beyond doubt that Nigeria is today an investors’ destination. “Last […]

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2019: How Buhari will end Saraki, Dogara’s ‘nonsense’ – Gov. Bello

The Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has described as “nonsense”, the alleged plot by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, to frustrate President Muhammadu Buhari. Addressing his supporters at his residence in GRA, Okene, Kogi state, Bello said the president would win his re-election and put an […]

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Omokri gives reasons Buhari does not ‘care’ about lives of Nigerians

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, on Monday gave reasons Nigerians should believe that President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t care about their lives. Omokri said that while Boko Haram killed 48 soldiers, Buhari was “taking photos on the Presidential jet with his wife and daughter.” Recall that about 30 soldiers were alleged to have been […]

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Defections: Why those joining APC will soon rush out with bitterness, self-blame – Ex-deputy spokesman, Frank

Former deputy spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank has warned those joining the ruling party. Frank warned that those joining the ruling party will soon have themselves to “blame as they will soon rush out with bitter experiences”. He said this while disclosing why he and some prominent members of APC dumped the […]

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Saraki: FG moves against Senate President, loyalists

The Federal Government has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking an order stopping the Senate from being reconvened without the authorisation of Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/843/18 was instituted by Saraki’s loyalists, Senators Rabiu Adebayo (Kwara South) and Isa Misau (Bauchi Central). The duo, Saraki and some other Senators […]

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End Of The Road For Mathew Seiyefa, As Buhari Handpicks New DSS Boss, Gives Powerful Marching Order Which Must Be Obeyed

Emerging report has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari is shopping for the replacement of the new Head of the Department of the State Security Services, DSS, Mathew Seiyefa, after his redeployment of top officials in the Service, which the Presidency has frowned at. Recall, that Seiyefa was appointed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, while acting […]

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Abia Youths Contribute 1,000 Naira Each To Buy Nomination Form For Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, about 7,000 youths are currently contributing N1,000 each to buy the nomination form for former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, to contest for Abia North senatorial seat. The youths, under the group known as O.U.K Volunteers, described Orji Kalu as a ‘dynamic and trusted’ leader who has […]