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IG of Police renames, restructures SARS hours after Osinbajo’s order

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate overhauling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to address complaints and allegations on human rights violations against some of the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) from members of the public. This came hours after the directive by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. A statement […]

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2019: Presidency speaks on ‘foreign pressure’ against Buhari

The presidency has reacted to news that foreign powers, including the European Union, the United States of America, United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia, are putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, in a statement on Tuesday, said the information was “fake news”. He said: “If there are quarters in […]

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Oshiomhole gives Saraki conditions to avoid being impeached as Senate President

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has told Senate President Bukola Saraki, that the only way he can avoid impeachment is if he resigns. Oshiomhole stated this during a meeting with Senators and members of the House of Representatives elected on the platform of the APC, in Abuja on Tuesday. He […]

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2019: Dankwambo meets with Obasanjo

Presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ibrahim Dankwambo on Tuesday met behind closed door with former president, Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Dankwambo, Governor of Gombe State, arrived the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential library complex at exactly 1.10pm with his entourage. Although details of the meeting have not been made public, it may not […]

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Overhaul SARS immediately – Osinbajo orders IGP Idris

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, has ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to “overhaul the management and activities” of the Police unit the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This development follows numerous complaints from Nigerians on social media, accusing SARS officers of several misconducts ranging from harassment, extortion, assault to extra-judicial killings. In […]

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IPOB ‘discovers mass grave of members killed by soldiers’ during Python Dance

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it has discovered a mass grave of its members who were allegedly killed during the military operation tagged Operation Python Dance II. The group said it discovered the grave in Obiawom village of Ogwe Autonomous Community in Asa Ukwa West LGA of Abia State, adding that its intelligence unit […]

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2019: Oby Ezekwesili blows hot over vote buying, warns politicians

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has disclosed that a new coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) will contend with any politician in Nigeria who is thinking of buying votes during the 2019 general elections. She, however, noted that the nation’s laws should be enforced so that when politicians are caught buying votes, they would […]

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APC vs PDP: Oshiomhole, Govs, Senators lead fresh war against Saraki, Ekweremadu

All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators, Monday night, met with the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, in Abuja. DAILY POST had exclusively reported that the 8pm meeting was called by Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan (APC – Yobe). Lawan sent a text message around 1pm to those expected to attend the parley. The agenda was on sacking Senate President, Bukola Saraki […]

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2019: Junaid Mohammed speaks on call for Tinubu to dump APC

Junaid Mohammed, Second Republic lawmaker, on Tuesday declared that National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu can decide for himself whether to dump his party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He stated this while reacting to a recent call by PDP presidential aspirant and former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido […]

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2019: APC will lose elections in Dogara’s hometown even if Buhari, Oshiomhole relocate there – PDP

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Daniel Komo, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will lose the 2019 elections in the home town of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. He explained that this was because the PDP is the only […]

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Nigeria without President, Buhari is economic, political illiterate – Junaid explodes

Junaid Mohammed, Second Republic lawmaker, on Tuesday, lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over the tensed political atmosphere in the country. Mohammed, in a chat, described Buhari as a political and an economic illiterate, who lacks the capacity to manage the affairs of the country. While claiming that Buhari was sick, incompetent and dishonest, he warned that the […]

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Why Saraki should be tried for treason – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of committing an act bordering on treason by failing to reconvene the National Assembly on Tuesday. Last week, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, said the National Assembly would cut short its recess today to consider the 2019 election budget. However, the National […]

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Saraki, Dogara issue joint statement on why National Assembly cannot reconvene

The Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have given reasons the two chambers of the National Assembly will not reconvene in the immediate future. They asked legislators to go about their affairs while on holiday. Saraki and Dogara in a joint statement on Tuesday morning, admitted that there […]

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Dankwambo speaks on dumping 2019 presidential ambition for Tambuwal

Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has debunked reports that he was dumping his presidential bid for Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal. In a statement issued on his behalf, by his Special Assistant (Media), Junaidu Usman, Dankwambo described the report as a story “best fit only for the trash-can which can only exists in the […]

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2019: Kwankwaso, Wike meet behind closed door

Presidential Aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and the Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Monday night held a closed-door meeting at the Rivers state Government House in Port-Harcourt. Kwankwaso was accompanied by former Edo State Governor, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, former Presidential Economic Adviser, Dr Magnus Kpakol and […]

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APC using EFCC to chase away investors from Nigeria – Akwa Ibom Govt

The Akwa Ibom State Government has raised the alarm that the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), if not checked would scare away foreign investors from Nigeria. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, who stated this when he spoke with newsmen in Uyo, yesterday, said, “if the EFCC witch-hunt is allowed to […]