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2019: Primate Ayodele urges Senator Saraki to run for presidency

The General overseer of Inri Evangelical Church worldwide, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele, has called on the Nigeria’s Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, to contest the 2019 Presidential Election in order to bring the nation to the part of progress.

President Buhari’s supporters hold rally in London

Some supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have described the president as “a leader we can trust”.

2019: INEC planning to ‘create 30,000 illegal polling units’ – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of fresh plot to secretly “create 30,000 illegal polling units in compromised areas” in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Opposition PDP calls for urgent inquest into Senate mace saga

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for urgent inquest into the security breach that characterised Wednesday’s invasion of the Senate and forceful removal of its mace.

PPP: Salary harmonisation will curb corruption

Mr Peter Ameh, the Chairman, Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP), has appealed to the Federal Government to reconsider harmonisation of salary in public sector to curb corruption in the country.

Senator Saraki: We must preserve democracy at all costs

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Friday urged Nigerians to guard the country’s democracy jealously and shun acts that could truncate it.

JOHESU defiant over current nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says there is no going back on its current industrial action until the Federal Government meets its demands.

Rivers soot: APC knocks Governor Wike for accusing federal government of negligence

Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as most despicable and disheartening that Governor Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike could use the visit of a delegation of an international body like the United Nations (UN) to degenerate and lampoon the APC led Federal Government as being behind the black soot currently ravaging the State.

Boko Haram commanders surrender to Nigerian Army

Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said two Boko Haram commanders and the insurgents’ physician have surrendered to Nigerian Army.

Electricity consumers appeal to National Assembly for law against estimated billings

Some electricity consumers have appealed to National Assembly to enact a law compelling electricity distribution companies (Discos) to install pre-paid meters for all customers to save consumers from estimated billing.

Opposition PDP to establish shadow cabinet

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will soon form a shadow cabinet to pilot the ”party’s roadmap towards national economic recovery.”

Nigerians in UK rally support for President Buhari

Some Nigerians on Friday converged in front of the Nigerian High Commission in London, rallying in Support of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Environmentalist wants households to embrace fumigation

An environmental health expert, Mr Patrick Ozigagu, has told Nigerian households to embrace fumigation to promote healthy living.

Kemi Adeosun: Nigeria’s debt level under control

In spite of the warning by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that debt levels in African economies were rising, Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Friday said Nigeria’s debt level was still sustainable and under control.

2019: Two million-man-match for former Governor Bafarawa

Some groups in Kaduna have resolved to organise a two-million-man-match to the convince former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa to join the 2019 presidential race.

Federal government trains civil servants on occupations safety

In a bid to achieve greater productivity in the workplace, the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF) has commenced a train the trainer workshop for some civil servants across Nigeria.

African Drums Festival to unite all Africans – commissioner

The Ogun Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Muyiwa Ladipo, has said that the African Drums Festival is designed to unite Nigerians and Africans.

Senator Shehu Sani asks President Buhari to withdraw controversial comment, apologise

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the controversial statement he made on Nigerian youth and tender an apology.

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