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Corruption: Omokri fires back at Osinbajo for attacking Nigerian pastors

Reno Omokri, the former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to a statement credited to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, where he knocked Nigerian pastors for not preaching against corruption. Osinbajo on Saturday criticized Nigerian pastors for failing to lend support to the Federal Government’s anti-corruption war by refusing to preach against the scourge. He stated this […]

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NASS siege: Why Buhari is being taken for granted – Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is being taken for granted. Okorocha was reacting to the recent invasion of the National Assembly by men of the Department for State Service, DSS. DAILY POST reported last Tuesday that men of the security agency stormed the National Assembly complex at early as 6:am, blocking […]

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2019: ‘I will rule Nigeria for only four years’ – Atiku declares readiness to sign agreement

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to leave office as Nigeria’s president in 2023 if elected next year. He said this in reaction to fears that a new president from the North would do two-terms against the current arrangement of eight years turns between the North and the South. According to analysts, one of the […]

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Defection: Akpabio faces recall from Senate

A senator, who represented Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in 1999, Ibok Essien, has revealed an ongoing plan to recall a former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio. Akpabio, a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, recently dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Essien said that the “leaders of the senatorial […]

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Buhari tells Nigerians to pray after killings, he should be a cleric – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for telling Nigerians to pray over the incessant killings in the country. Atiku expressed sadness that after innocent people were murdered in places across the nation, Buhari was in the habit of asking Nigerians to pray. According to him, the president should have been a cleric, […]

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Atiku carpets Buhari over N-Power, appointments, restructuring

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over the Federal Government’s youth empowerment scheme, otherwise known as N-Power. Speaking to Thisday, Atiku noted that with National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealation that 7.9 million Nigerians had lost their jobs in the last21 months, giving people “handouts” through N-Power would not solve unemployment. The […]

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Soyinka to Obasanjo: Swear that you never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has challenged former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to swear by this nation that he never awarded oil blocks in return for sexual gratification during his reign at the helm of affairs of the country. Soyinka spoke in his Interventions VIII series, titled: ‘Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?’ meaning “Gani’s Unfinished Business,” launched recently in […]

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Gov Wike expresses shock over death of Rivers Attorney-General

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has expressed shock over the death of the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Emmanuel Aguma in Port Harcourt. Wike, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, directed that flags at the State Government House and government offices be flown at half-mast for two […]

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No vacancy in Enugu – Archbishop Chukwuma tells Acting President, Osinbajo

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma on Saturday told the Acting President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo that there is no vacancy in Enugu State Government House. The outspoken Archbishop said the people of Enugu State were at home and happy with the good work and uncommon leadership style of Governor […]

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Primate Ayodele reveals prophecies on Saraki, 2019 elections

Primate Elijah Ayodele of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Lagos, has revealed how the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can win the 2019 Presidential election. Ayodele said PDP will win the 2019 Presidential election if it fields the Senate President, Bukola Saraki as its flag bearer. The cleric said this during the launch of his book, titled ‘Warning […]

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2019: Okorocha has ruined APC’s chances in Igbo land – Osita Okechukwu

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu, has said that Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State will ruin the chances of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South East, come 2019. Okechukwu noted that the governor had succeeded in “demarketing” APC in the South East. While highlighting the governor’s problem with the […]

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Corruption under Buhari govt worse than PDP’s 16 years

Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi has insisted that the level of corruption under the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration was worst than PDP’s 16 years. The former governor of Kaduna State and a presidential aspirant said the current level of corruption will not be known until APC leaves power. Speaking […]