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Buhari has done more for poor Nigerians than past leaders – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the Director of Media for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, on Thursday insisted that no president in the history of Nigeria had touched the lives of the poor and vulnerable since 1999 like President Muhammadu Buhari. Keyamo stated this at the inauguration of Buhari/Osinbajo Project 2019 in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The senior lawyer […]

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Buratai ordered to pay N11m as civilians floor Nigerian Army in court

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, to pay N11million as damages for the breach of fundamental rights of 11 Gombe State indigenes illegally detained by officers of the Nigerian Army. This followed a fundamental right enforcement suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/777/2018, which the Applicants filed […]

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PDP youths speak on ‘plan’ by ex-Kogi Gov Idris to impose sons

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Youth Frontier, has reacted to claims in some quarters that former Kogi governor, Ibrahim Idris, had concluded plans to impose his sons as Governor of the state and member of the House of Representatives respectively. PDPYF in a statement issued by its coordinator, Comrade Usman Okai Austin, said the claim […]

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Ugwuanyi inaugurates South East Govs’ Committee on Health

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Thursday inaugurated the recently constituted “South East Govs Forum-Consultative Committee on Health (SEGF-CCH)”. The committee is saddled with the responsibilities of facilitating, among others, the productive and effective coordination of all health-related programmes in the zone for the wellbeing of the people. The South East Governors’ Forum had during […]

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Biafra: Intersociety releases photo, names of women arrested in Imo

The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has asked the Nigerian and Imo State Governments to discontinue, withdraw and discharge all the 10-count charges of treasonable felony, conspiracy to commit treasonable felony and terrorism levelled against over 100 women arrested during a pro Biafra protest. Intersociety, in a statement signed […]

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Buhari carpets his critics, APC chieftains who joined PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Daura said the combined efforts of defectors and their supporters in the opposition will not distract his administration from the good work it is doing for the benefit and development of Nigeria. Many top members of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), have defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) […]

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Buhari still under pressure to reinstate ex-DSS DG, Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly under pressure to reinstate the sacked Department of State Service (DSS) Director-General, Lawal Daura. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who was in acting capacity while Buhari was in London, fired Daura following the siege at the National Assembly by DSS operatives. Sources said that there was pressure from some forces, including members of Buhari’s […]

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Plateau people now refugees under your govt – PDP guber aspirant blasts Lalong

A chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and gubernatorial aspirant in Plateau State, Samuel Nanchang Jatau, says the people of the state have become refugees in their state as a result of the alleged inept leadership style of Governor Simon Lalong. He described as pathetic the manner in which displaced children and women sleep […]

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My father trekked 1 mile a day at 97 – Charlyboy mocks Buhari

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa also called Charlyboy has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari for boasting over his 800 meters walk from Daura Mosque to his private home on Tuesday. It was reported that Buhari had after prayers and slaughtering of ram on Tuesday, decided to walk home from the mosque, reassuring Nigerians that he is strong […]

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APC chieftain mocks Abe as Tinubu, Oshiomhole shun secretariat opening

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has commended the party’s national leader, Bola Tinubu, national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and others for shunning the opening of “an illegal Rivers APC Parallel Secretariat” by Senator Magnus Abe. Eze, in a statement issued on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, recalled […]

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2019: How Buhari can fund election without National Assembly approval – Sagay

Itse Sagay, Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, has said the Federal Government could invoke the “doctrine of necessity” to fund the 2019 election, should the National Assembly refuse to pass the budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Sagay said the overriding necessity of elections and survival of democracy supersede the powers of […]

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APC speaks on timetable for Guber, Presidential primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has not released timetable for its primaries ahead of the 2019 general election. Yekini Nabena, National Publicity Secretary, said this on Thursday. Reacting to the timetable being currently circulated, Nabena said, “ timetable circulating in the social media and purportedly for the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries for […]

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PDP spokesman mocks Buhari over publicised 800m trek

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his publicized 800metres trek. Buhari had on Tuesday trekked 800 metres from Eid praying ground back to his private residence in Daura, Katsina State. Against this backdrop, the Presidency said Buhari’s long distance walk was an indication of his fitness […]

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Miyetti Allah now ruling Nigeria for asking Saraki to resign – Benue govt

The Benue State government has reacted to a recent statement credited to Garus Gololo of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association demanding the resignation of Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The state government wondered why a mere breeders’ association could call for the resignation of the number three man of the nation when it was not a political […]

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Enugu West: VON DG, Osita Okechukwu daydreaming – Ekweremadu’s aide

An aide to the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, Mr. Luke Ngbor has described the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, as a joker. This came after Okechukwu vowed to retire Ekweremadu from politics. The VON-DG had said he would be contesting to represent Enugu West Senatorial District, an office currently being […]