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VP Yemi Osinbajo inaugurates national sanctions c’ttee

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in the State House, Abuja inaugurated National Sanctions’ Committee with the mandate to trace and freeze financial flows of terrorist funds.

Herdsmen killings destructive to APC’s 2019 presidential ambition – Bolaji Abdullahi

The National Public Secretary, All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that incessant herdsmen killings in Benue and other parts of the country is destructive to the party’s 2019 presidential ambition if not dealt with decisively.

2019: Senator Ahmed Makarfi better presidential candidate – Abubakar Sidi

Alhaji Abubakar Sidi, a former FCT Coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Campaign Group, has declared former PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, as the best candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

2019: Hurdles President Buhari must overcome to win – Asiwaju Tinubu

The APC chieftain noted in Abuja that the impediment to the victory of APC in 2019 is big but not insurmountable.

What a cow says about the president

There was a video of President Muhammadu Buhari that shocked me recently and undermined my confidence in his ability to end the deadly attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Does President Buhari really love Nigeria?

I concede to those who love the President with unrepentant love that, Buhari would not be the first Nigerian leader to show incurable aversion to discussions about restructuring since return to civil rule in 1999.

Court orders interim forfeiture of ex-President Jonathan allies’ N6 billion, houses

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday ordered temporary forfeiture of N6,584,785,000; $222,000 and Aso Savings Limited shares valued at N2,028,800,000 believed to be proceeds of the sale by Power Holdings Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to the Federal Government.

Anambra govt seeks quicker resolution of border dispute with Kogi

The Anambra Government has appealed to the National Boundary Commission to quicken the demarcation exercise of the boundary between the state and Kogi.

Ex-President Jonathan denies comment on Governor el-Rufai’s campaign funds

Spokesman for former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, has dissociated his boss from a comment circulating online to the effect that the ex-President spoke about his relationship with Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, including how he purportedly made contributions to the governor’s campaign fund.

Court reserves ruling in ex-President Jonathan’s no-case-submission

An FCT High Court Maitama on Tuesday reserved ruling in a no-case-submission filed by Dr Fortune Feberesima, former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Chief Physician.

You have neglected change agenda – CNPP tells President Buhari

The Congress of Nigeria’s Political Parties, Kwara State chapter, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of neglecting the main issues that could bring the needed change.

Buhari does not want to be called a statesman

Days after General Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015, I participated in a meeting in a United Nations office.

Governors asking President Buhari to seek re-election are selfish – Timi Frank

The suspended deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, says the seven governors asking President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election “are selfish”.

Appeal Court upholds interim forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m, N2.5bn

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, yesterday upheld the order of interim forfeiture of the sum of $5, 842, 316.66 and N2, 421, 953, 522.78 traced to the accounts of Patience, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, to the federal government.


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IPOB rejects judgment affirming it as terrorist group

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Nigeria needs true change – Bishop Oyedepo

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VP Yemi Osinbajo inaugurates national sanctions c’ttee

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​​National Economic Council approves 10-member committee on herdsmen/farmers conflicts

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday approved 10-member working committee on the herdsmen/farmers conflicts in the country.

Pope Francis apologises for sexual abuse within Catholic Church

Pope Francis has apologised for cases of sexual abuse by clergy in the Catholic Church, saying he felt “pain and shame at the irreparable damage caused to children by some ministers of the church’’.

FCC denies job racketeering allegation

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Aberdeen moss Derek McInnes hails Chidiebere Nwakali’s performance in friendly

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