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Senator Mark returns to EFCC over Deziani campaign fund, N2 billion shared as Senate...

Former President of the Senate, Dr. David Mark, will on Monday (today) return to the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja to further answer questions from operatives.

Jobs will stem migration of Nigerians – Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said the creation of jobs and opportunities and inclusive government that does not engender crisis, will stem the ill-fated migration of Nigerians.

Why I was questioned by EFCC – Senator Mark

Former Senate President, David Mark, yesterday disclosed that he was quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegation that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gave N2billion to be shared among senators in 2015.

PDP asks federal govt to come clean on $1bn ECA withdrawal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the federal government to be more honest with Nigerians on what it plans to use the $1bn excess crude oil money approved for its use by the National Economic Council (NEC) last week.

Four killed in Benue in renewed political clash

The Benue State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killings of four persons in a renewed clash in Ogobia town, Ugboju community of Otukpo Local Government Area.

EFCC invitation: I am a law abiding citizen – Senator David Mark

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has clarified issues bothering his recent invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged financial transactions.

Senator David Mark denies receiving, distributing N2 billion campaign fund

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has denied receiving over N2bn from the Peoples Democratic Party through a National Assembly account for distribution to senators.

Ekiti govt restates commitment to non-interference in local council elections

Ekiti State Government has restated its commitment to ensuring non-interference in the affairs of the state Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) poised to organise a free, fair and credible local government elections scheduled for Saturday in the state.

PDP to evaluate performance of new councils in Akwa Ibom

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom says it will monitor the performances of the newly elected Council Chairmen and Councillors and evaluate them on the basis of the party’s template.

Yoruba actress Funke Adesiyan dumps PDP for APC

The popular Yoruba actress, Funke Adesiyan, has dumped the People’s Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress.

PDP tells Ex-Governor Alao-Akala, Senator Folarin to expect disappointment at APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned a former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, and the PDP governorship candidate for the 2015 election in the state, Teslim Folarin, to expect a disappointment at their new party, the All Progressive Congress, APC.

Forum of Rivers ex-legislators endorses Governor Nyesom Wike for second term

A forum of Rivers State ex-legislators has endorsed Governor Nyesom Wike for a second term in office.

PDP leadership victimising Senator Kashamu – South-West group

A group, the South-West for Good Governance, has called on the new National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, to reinstate the suspended senator representing Ogun-East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu.

Senator Tinubu dispels fears of implosion in ruling APC

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has dispelled fears that an implosion is imminent in the party due to the influx of defectors ahead of the 2019 elections.


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Suspected robbers abduct Ebonyi NLC chairman’s wife

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Luis Suarez, Paulinho move Barcelona 11 points clear of Real Madrid

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Nigerian annual inflation slows for tenth month, to 15.90% – NBS

Annual inflation in Nigeria slowed for the tenth month in a row in November, easing to 15.90 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday in a report.

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Federal govt to stop budget loans to defaulting states

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Only 8 political parties to participate in Plateau local council polls – IPAC

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Police arrest driving instructor for raping, strangling corps member

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Federal govt to issue bonds to finance projects

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