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Nigeria under Buhari has failed — Peter Obi

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has said that Nigeria under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed as a country. Mr. Obi stated this in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Saturday during the 2017 Independence anniversary lecture at the Akanu- ibiam International Conference Centre where he was a guest lecturer. The former […]

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Save Your life, Save Nigeria ; A Poignant Open Letter To President Buhari

I don’t really know what is happening in this country…. How can a president be out of his country for over 64 days, after spending about 50 days on his previous trip on the same issue? Please Baba, save your life and save Nigeria. Presidency is not a do or die affair… if you can’t […]

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I won’t run for president in 2019 – Jonathan

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has denied reports that he would contest the 2019 presidential election. There were reports that Mr. Jonathan who left office last year following his defeat by President Muhammadu Buhari in the March 28, 2015 presidential election, was under pressure to return to power. Vanguard newspaper quoted Ikechukwu Eze, media aide to […]

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Senate disowns leader, says ‘we rejected Magu as EFCC boss’

The Senate has maintained that it rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The senate in a post on its official Twitter handle, @ngrsenate, rubbished the report credited to the Senate leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume that the nomination of Magu was not rejected by the […]

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Fresh crisis in PDP as Jerry Gana, others ‘sack’ party chairman, Modu Sheriff

Fresh crisis has erupted in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party after a former Minister of Information and a founding member of the party, Jerry Gana, led a group of other leading members to announce the takeover of the party from its national chairman, Ali Sheriff. Mr. Gana, who appears to head a group within the […]

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Watch area boys we call politicians in Nigeria : Nasarawa APC, PDP lawmakers trade blows (Video)

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly engaged in a free-for-all on Monday over the appointment of sole administrators for 11 local government councils by Governor Tanko Al-Makura. The free-for-all occurred on the floor of the legislature barely two hours after the governor inaugurated the 11 sole administrators. Glasses were shattered while tables and […]

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Nigerians paying for sins of PDP — Tinubu

Nigerians are paying part of the sins of the 16-year rule of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, through the lingering fuel crisis in the country, All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said yesterday.   Tinubu said: “For 16 good years, PDP destroyed the country. We should not be lamenting about petroleum queues today […]

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Jonathan bastardised Nigeria – Shettima

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has said the All Progressives Con­gress (APC)-led Federal Government is trying to re­build the country after it was bastardised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ad­ministration led by former president Goodluck Jona­than. Governor Shettima, who is also the chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum, assured that the fuel scarcity being experienced in the […]

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DSS Arrests Victor Umeh, Former APGA Chairman

The Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested  Chief Victor Umeh, former national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA),  and candidate of the party in the Anambra Central Senatorial District election. Chief Umeh was said to have been arrested in Enugu, the capital of Enugu State at about 9.am on Thursday. While the […]

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APC disqualifies Ekwunife from contesting Senate rerun on party’s platform, labels her a “Fair-Weather-Hen”

A five-member screening committee set up by the All Progressive Congress has disqualified a former member of the House of Representatives, Uche Ekwunife, from contesting election into the vacant seat of the Anambra Central Senatorial District. The party selected Sharon Ikeazor, a former interim woman leader of the party, as its candidate in the election. […]

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Missing Budget: APC reacts to call for Buhari’s impeachment

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to the call by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari. The PDP attacked the president Thursday after the senate accused the presidency of altering the 2016 budget. Senate president, Bukola Saraki, said a copy of the budget received from the president was […]

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Fielding Jonathan for 2015 Presidential election was an error, Please forgive and forget – PDP begs Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked Nigerians to forgive the party for its inability to meet their yearnings in the past 16 years. The party also said that fielding former President Goodluck Jonathan as the PDP candidate for the 2015 Presidential election was an error. It added that the party was aware that Nigerians were […]

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Your inability to govern Nigeria is clear, resign now – PDP to Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to resign as the country’s President for admitting that the nation is broke. The party said the comment was a clear manifestation of inability to lead the country. PDP described Buhari’s lamentation as “annoying”, wondering why he was looking for excuses after boasting to […]

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I Did Not Walk Into The Presidency Alone, I Must Work With Certain People- Buhari Reacts To Amaechi’s saga

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government and Nigeria cannot afford to pay forty two ministers and not all nominees that have been screened will have portfolios. He further went ahead saying, the country has been ‘materially and morally vandalized’ and that will make him reduce the numbers of ministries. Buhari disclosed this in […]

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Akpabio’s corruption investigation: Buhari’s anti-graft war is selective – PDP

The ongoing corruption investigation of a former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, is an attempt at weakening the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and frustrate its rebuilding efforts ahead of the 2019 elections, the Nigerian opposition party has claimed. The PDP Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, made the claim, while addressing journalists at the party’s secretariat […]

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Ministerial nominees: Buhari won’t beg Senate –APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will not spare any of the min­isterial nominees found guilty of cor­ruption, including former governors of Rivers and Lagos states, Rotimi Ame­achi and Babatunde Raji Fashola. This was coming as the Rivers State chapter of the ruling party, at the weekend, ap­pealed to the Senate […]

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No asset forms, no screening, Senate tells ministerial nominees

The Senate on Thursday released the criteria for screening President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees. The screening is scheduled to commence on October 13. On top of the demands from the nominees is: come with a proof that you have declared your assets. Briefing journalists at the end of plenary, Chairman, Senate ad hoc Committee on […]

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Don’t approve Amaechi, Fashola, other ministers unless they publicly declare their asset, Nigerian workers tell Senate

  Nigerian workers on Thursday urged the National Assembly to ensure that all ministerial nominees declare their asset publicly before confirmation. Among the 21 persons nominated as ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari are former Lagos State governor, Raji Fashola, ex-Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, and spokesperson of the ruling APC, Lai Mohammed. The workers, members […]

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