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Miyetti Allah vs Saraki: PDP blows hot, dares Buhari to arrest MACBAN leaders in 24 hours

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday gave President Muhammadu Buhari “24 hours to arrest leaders” of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN. PDP said should Buhari fail to order the arrest of MACBAN leaders and commence their prosecution, Nigerians will hold him responsible for the actions of the group, going forward. The party stated this […]

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Preach good about Buhari – Lai Mohammed begs churches

The Federal Government has appealed to churches and other religious organisations to use their platforms to propagate the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at his country home, Oro, near Ilorin, Kwara, when he paid a Sallah visit to the Parish Priest of […]

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Atiku mocks Buhari for celebrating ‘800metres trek’

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari for publicizing his ‘800metres trek’. Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu had on Tuesday said that the 800 metres trek embarkedupon by the president from the Eid ground to his private residence in Daura, Katsina State is an indication of his […]

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Buhari: APC chieftain, Ogbonnia blasts Tinubu in open letter

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), SKC Ogbonnia, has lambasted the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, for endorsing automatic 2019 ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari. In a letter on Wednesday entitled ‘Asiwaju Tinubu, What Has Buhari Promised You This Time?’, he recalled that the former Lagos governor once admonished the governor of […]

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Buhari pledges assistance for Kwara-born blind corps member

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to assist a visually-impaired National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member currently deployed to Daura, Katsina State. Garba Shehu, his spokesman, made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday. He said 28-year-old Okenala Ahmed, a graduate of Insurance from the Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, was among corps members who paid […]

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2019: I’ll retire Ekweremadu from politics – VON DG, Osita Okechukwu

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has vowed to retire the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, from politics. He made this known in a statement on Wednesday while speaking on his aspiration for election into the Senate in 2019 under the All Progressives Congress (APC). Okechukwu said he would be contesting […]

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Igbo group tells Nigerian govt to declare Islamic Movement terrorist organization

The South East-Renewal Group (SERG) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to declare the Islamic Movement of Nigeria a terrorist organization. SERG said it had observed the dangerous activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), whose activities appear to have the blessing of the Federal Government as not much has been done […]

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S’East govs blow hot over poor implementation of federal budgets in region

South East governors on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction with the implementation of federal budgets in the zone. They alleged the region has continued to be shortchanged in projects execution as captured in the budgets. A report by the governors on the performance of the 2017 federal budget indicated that the construction of the Second Niger Bridge […]

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Kwara Governor’s aide resigns

Mr. Sunday Ogunniyi, the Special Assistant on Environmental Services to the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has resigned his appointment. Ogunniyi’s resignation letter to the governor tendered through the office of the Secretary to the Kwara State Government did not state the reason behind his decision. A copy of the letter reads: “With humility sir, […]

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Miyetti Allah’s threat to Saraki shows Buhari’s strong link to herdsmen – Omokri alleges

Reno Omokri, a former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the call by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki should resign. The association said Saraki would be forced out of office if he refuses to resign his position immediately. MACBAN’s National Coordinator in Benue State, Alhaji Garus […]

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Nigerians react as Miyetti Allah threatens Saraki to resign as Senate President

Nigerians have reacted to call by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association, MACBAN, that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki should resign. The association said Saraki would be forced out of office if he refuses to resign his position immediately. MACBAN’s National Coordinator in Benue State, Alhaji Garus Gololo, gave the warning in Makurdi, the State […]

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2019: Ex-governor Jonah Jang joins presidential race

Former Governor of Plateau State and serving senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Senator Jonah Jang has declared his intention to contest for the presidential primary on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. A close associate of Senator Jang, who was a former Secretary to Plateau State Government, Professor Shedrach Best, made […]

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Oshiomhole intimidating Saraki, NASS leaders – Onuesoke

Former Delta State governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has called on the Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, to stop intimidating Senate President, Bukola Saraki and leaders of the National Assembly. Onuesoke, who spoke to newsmen at the end of the national […]

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2019: Obasanjo outlines major issues with APC, PDP, says he’s not member of ADC

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that he is not a member of the African Democratic Congress, ADC. He said while urging the party leadership to avoid the same political mistakes that had affected the smooth running of major political parties in Nigeria. Obasanjo outlined the problems with the two major political parties as image, discipline, […]

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Chief Iwuanyanwu is dead

A former aspirant for the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Publisher of an Abuja-based celebrity magazine, ‘Democracy Confidential,’ Chief Chyna Iwuanyanwu, is dead. Iwuanyanwu, a former journalist with Radio Nigeria and Champion newspaper, died in Abuja after a brief illness. Punch reports that the family of the publisher made his death public […]