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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 […]

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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 […]