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Don’t undermine Asiwaju Tinubu’s reconciliatory assignment – President Buhari’s aide tells APC members

An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has advised members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seize the opportunity of the reconciliation efforts by the National Leader of the party as assigned to him by the President.

2019: Daura youth groups visit President Buhari, urge him to seek re-election

Forty-six associations, under the aegis of the Daura Emirate Coalition of Progressive Youth, on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari in his Daura residence and pledged to fully support his fight against corruption.

Cross River youths protest House of Reps member’s fifth term bid

Hundreds of youths from the Calabar-South, Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River on Tuesday stormed the state House of Assembly to protest the re-election bid of member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Essien Ayi, in the 2019 general election.

2019: South-East Elders Council backs President Buhari for second term

South East Elders’ Council yesterday said they will support President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election if he decides to run again.

Senate condemns demolition of Kaduna APC faction’s secretariat

The Senate has condemned the demolition of the building used by a faction of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State by the state government.

Kaduna gives reasons for demolishing APC’s factional secretariat

The demolition of the secretariat of a faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) was not politically motivated following reasons adduced by the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency (KAPSUDA).
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Video: Governor El-Rufai personally drove a bulldozer to demolish my house – Senator Hunkuyi

Senator Sulaiman Hunkuyi has alleged that the Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufai, personally drove a bulldozer to demolish his house.

KOWA advocates legislation for political party registration

The KOWA Party has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to approach the National Assembly for a legislation for political party registration.

2019: Delta APC denies zoning governorship ticket

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has said that the governorship ticket for the 2019 election has not been zoned to any senatorial district in the state.

President Buhari cannot stop herdsmen killings, attacks alone – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central says President Muhammadu Buhari cannot stop herdsmen killings and attacks in Benue, Taraba and other parts of the country alone.

2019: President Buhari will seek re-election – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Uzor Kalu, has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari would run in 2019 despite concerns in some quarters over his health.

Kaduna APC faction’s secretariat demolished

The secretariat of the faction of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna has been demolished.

Kogi youths back Toyin Akanle to replace Senator Melaye

Youths from Kogi West senatorial district on Monday drummed their support for Toyin Akanle, former director of the State Security Service (SSS), to replace Senator Dino Melaye in the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Woke Soyinka: I need a psychiatrist if I join ex-President Obasanjo’s coalition

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said a psychiatrist should be called to examine him should he join the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) recently launched by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.

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White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

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INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

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No terror link in NSA shooting – FBI

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Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.