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Aminu Tambuwal names new Sokoto deputy governor

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has nominated Alhaji Manir Dan’iya as his deputy to replace Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu, who resigned on Nov. 13.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar to revamp entertainment industry, tackle piracy

Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says if elected, he will implement policies that will foster development of the Entertainment industry and protect practitioners against piracy.
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2019: Buhari Campaign Organisation demands 90% of votes in Ondo

The Buhari Campaign Organisation has urged its newly inaugurated executive members in Ondo State to work tirelessly to deliver 90 per cent of votes in the state to President Buhari in 2019.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-7

Next Level: Rights group hails Muhammadu Buhari’s development plan

Dr Emerald Nzeribe, National President, Good Governance and Transparency Initiative (GGAT), has given President Muhammadu Buhari a pat on the back for his development plan for Nigeria.

Senate to investigate sealing of Akwa Ibom Assembly by security operatives

The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.

Police: Bauchi crisis has no ethnic, religious coloration

The Bauchi State Police Command has said that last Sunday’s clash between two rival youth groups in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis has no ethnic or religious coloration but a mere social misunderstanding that degenerated into a crisis.

Sullivan Chime: Why I dedicated my book to Chimaroke Nnamani

Former Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, says he dedicated the book on his eight year stewardship to his predecessor, Dr Chimaroke Nnamani, for giving him the opportunity to serve.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar reveals plans to boost tourism sector

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed his plans to boost the tourism and culture sectors in Nigeria.

Nigerian Army, Police take over Akwa Ibom House of Assembly

A combined force of Police, Army and Civil Defense has taken over the entire Assembly complex barring even the House of Assembly staff from gaining entrance.

Two House of Reps members dump APC

Two members of the House of Representatives, Kolawole Babatunde (Ondo) and Mukaila Kazeem (Ogun), have dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Kingsley Moghalu: I’ll turn Nigeria from broken country to a nation

Moghalu, who is a former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said that it was obvious that the recycled old politicians had failed and that was why Nigeria was the poverty capital of the world and the people are yearning for change.

Court dismisses suspended Kogi APGA chairman’s libel suit

Kogi High Court sitting in Idah on Wednesday dismissed a libel suit filed by suspended Kogi chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Ocholi Ameh, against the Guardian Newspaper, Punch and Vintage Press for lacking in merit.

APC: Olusegun Obasanjo’s visit to Delta, waste of public funds

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, on Tuesday, described the two-day visit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the state to inaugurate projects as a waste of public funds.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Group vows to deliver 1 million votes for Atiku Abubakar in Delta

A political group, the Atiku/Obi Vanguard, has vowed to deliver one million votes from Delta State for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Peter Obi, in next year’s presidential election.
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2019: Female aspirant calls for credible, fair elections

A female aspirant in Bauchi State, Mrs Maryam Alexander, has called on stakeholders in the 2019 elections to ensure a credible and fair process.
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Jide Sanwo-Olu: Lagos will get two governors in one

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said Lagos State will get two governors in one with him and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, in the saddle.

Bayelsa government alleges plot to stop Muhammadu Buhari from commissioning Bayelsa airport

The Bayelsa State Government said it has uncovered a ‘sinister plot’ by chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the state to prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the Bayelsa International Cargo/ Passenger Airport.
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Yakubu Dogara: Goodluck Jonathan resisted temptation to join African demagogues, narcissists

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, said that the decision of former president Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat after the 2015 presidential election was responsible for bringing Nigeria’s democracy to maturity.

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Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, says he has no rift with President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019: Kayode Fayemi urges South West to vote massively for Muhammadu Buhari

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has told the people of South-west to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential race to reciprocate the concentration of juicy political positions allotted to the zone under the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Residents commend ministry’s plan to establish science museum in Abuja

Residents of Abuja on Wednesday commended the Ministry of Science and Technology over its plan to establish National Science and Technology Museum in the city.

Itse Sagay: Only corrupt foreign investors fled Nigeria when Muhammadu Buhari took over

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commitee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said that the claim by former president Goodluck Jonathan that foreign investors have fled the country since President Muhammadu Buhari took over is false.

Sullivan Chime: Muhammadu Buhari has done much for Ndigbo

Former Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has urged Igbos to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in their own interest.
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on October 27, 2018. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM - AFP)

Donald Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for lower oil prices

US President Donald Trump thanked Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for lower oil prices — a day after pledging the US would remain a “steadfast partner” of the kingdom despite the murder of a dissident journalist.