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Edo 2020 Governorship: Obaseki reacts to Tinubu’s ‘reject him’ viral campaign

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Edo State Election, Godwin Obaseki, has faulted claims made by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in a televised broadcast on Tuesday. Obaseki said this in a press statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe […]

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Kogi State Internal Revenue Service offers reasons for sealing up Union Bank branches

The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service on Friday explained that the sealing off of all the Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Branches in the state by the organization is in line with the Court Judgment obtained from the State High Court to carry out the action. The Director Legal Services of the organization, Barrister Isa […]

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We have received court order to recognise Jerry Gana as presidential candidate – SDP

<p class=””>The Social Democratic Party (SDP) said it had received a Federal High Court judgment directing it to recognise Prof. Jerry Gana as its presidential candidate for 2019 election.</p> <h1>The party’s Deputy National Chairman, Dr Abdul Isiaq, disclosed this when he received Gana who paid a courtesy visit to the party national secretariat on Wednesday […]

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INEC prepared for credible poll in 2019 – Yakubu

<p class=””>The Independent National Electoral Commission (<strong>INEC</strong>) says it is fully prepared towards making the 2019 general election free, fair and credible.</p> <h1>INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at the 5th Northern Traditional Rulers General Assembly with the theme “pervasive insecurity in an election year” in Kaduna on Wednesday.</h1> <p class=””><em>“Our politicians are […]

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2019 Budget: APC says Saraki, Dogara deliberately allowed lawmakers boo Buhari

<p class=””>APC also said that it never disrespected former President Goodluck Jonathan when he was in power.</p> <h1>The All Progressives Congress (APC) has blamed the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara for the incident that happened while President Buhari was presenting the 2019 budget at a joint session of the National […]

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Atiku says Buhari lacks the skill to manage Nigeria’s economy

<p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with members of the business community in Abia state on Wednesday.</p> <h1>The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said that President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) lack the skill to manage Nigeria’s economy.</h1> <p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with […]

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Atiku says Buhari lacks the capacity to manage Nigeria’s economy

<p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with members of the business community in Abia state on Wednesday.</p> <h1>The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said that President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) lack the capacity to manage Nigeria’s economy.</h1> <p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with […]

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Vice Presidential debate: Sowore sues NEDG, BON over exclusion

<p class=””>The Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (<strong>AAC</strong>), Mr <strong>Omoyele Sowore</strong> on Wednesday filed a suit against the Nigeria Election Debate Group (<strong>NEDG</strong>).</p> <h1>Sowore sued the NEDG over the exclusion of his party’s Vice-Presidential Candidate, Mr Rabiu Rufai in the debate which held on Dec. 14.</h1> <p class=””>The suit, with No. CV/652/2018, was […]

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PDP congratulates Bukola Saraki on his 56th birthday

<p class=””>The PDP, in a statement issued to newsmen, described the Saraki as a pillar of democracy and an exceptional administrator.</p> <h1>The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Senate President, Bukola Saraki on his 56th birthday.</h1> <p class=””>The PDP, in a statement issued to newsmen, described the Saraki as a pillar of democracy and […]

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PDP says Alex Badeh’s death exposes level on insecurity under Buhari

<p class=””>The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also described Alex Badeh’s death as a national loss.</p> <h1>The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the death of the former Chief of Defence staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh has exposed the level of insecurity under President Buhari’s government.</h1> <p class=””>According to a statement issued by the […]

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PDP says Alex Badeh’s death exposes level of insecurity under Buhari

<p class=””>The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also described Alex Badeh’s death as a national loss.</p> <h1>The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the death of the former Chief of Defence staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh has exposed the level of insecurity under President Buhari’s government.</h1> <p class=””>According to a statement issued by the […]

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Presidential candidate, Fela Durotoye, says "I’m not a politician"

<p class=””>On the reason for running for the highest office in Nigeria, Durotoye said his intention was to represent a generational change in the leadership structure of Nigeria away from politics.</p> <h1>The Presidential Candidate of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mr Fela Durotoye, on Wednesday said that he was not a politician and would retain […]

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Top 5 blunders of 2018 (Nigeria)

<p class=””>The moments we could have all avoided.</p> <h1>There are memorable moments that we all crave and there are infamous moments that nobody wants. The famous moments last long, but the infamous moments are eternal because bad news sells and is more alluring. Sadly, the media takes notes and dish them out in measured doses […]

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Deadly herdsmen attacks will continue if Buhari wins in 2019, Atiku warns

<h1>Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has cautioned Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari is incapable of addressing the wanton killings carried out by herdsmen in the country and should not win re-election.</h1> <p class=””>The struggle for economic resources like land and water between farmers and nomadic cattle herders, usually of the […]