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Call for Senator Saraki’s resignation selfish, unconstitutional – aide

Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser on Media to Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said call for Saraki’s resignation as Senate President by the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) is selfish and lacks both constitutional and conventional basis.
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Buba Galadima: I’ve made more contribution to President Buhari than those in his kitchen...

Buba Galadima, national chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), a breakaway faction of the ruling party, says he has made more contributions to President Muhammadu Buhari than those in his “kitchen cabinet”.

Osasu Igbinedion: Asiwaju Tinubu, Rotimi Amaechi never called on Nigerians to reject APC in...

In a swift reaction, Osasu Igbinedion said nothing could be farther from the truth, stating that neither Tinubu nor Amaechi were featured on TOS on Friday.

Senator Kwankwaso: I’m yet to decide on presidential contest

The former Governor of Kano State and now a Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Rabiu Kwakwanso has said he had no made up his mind about contesting the presidential election in 2019.

CPJ profiles police assault on NAN, AIT reporters

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a U.S.-based journalists’ rights and press freedom campaign organisation, has profiled the police assault of Mrs Taiye Edeni of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Suspected gunmen kill ex-commissioner in Bayelsa

Less than 72 hours after a reporter with the African Independent Television (AIT), Miss Onisofie Owei, survived after she was attacked and shot in Yenagoa, a former Commissioner, Mr. Ayakeme Masa, has been shot dead by suspected gunmen.

Suspected armed robbers shoot AIT correspondent in Yenagoa

Suspected armed robbers on Friday night shot and severely wounded Miss Onisofie Owei, a journalist with the African Independent Television (AIT) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Convention: Raymond Dokpesi urges PDP governors to play pivotal role

A national chairmanship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, said PDP governors had crucial roles to play at Saturday’s national convention of the party.

PDP chairmanship: Raymond Dokpesi assures Southeast of VP slot in 2019

Chief Raymond Dokpesi has assured the South-East that the position of the party’s presidential running-mate would automatically be zoned to the South-East if he was elected chairman at next Saturday’s convention of the party.

Why President Buhari must appoint his supporters into cabinet – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Orji Kalu, former Abia State Governor, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint only those who supported his 2015 Presidential election into his cabinet.

Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki spent N650m on national prayer – EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission witness, Michael Adariku, on Thursday told an Abuja High Court how N1.4bn security vote from the office of the National Security Adviser was diverted.

N2.1bn fraud: Raymond Dokpesi spent millions on generators, security doors, transformer – witnesses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday called two prosecution witnesses who testified before the Federal High Court in Abuja in respect of the N2.1bn fraud charges instituted against the African Independent Television’s founder, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his Daar Investment and Holdings Limited.

Independence Day bombing: Ex-President Jonathan wanted me to implicate Babangida, El-Rufai, Dokpesi – Charles...

“The plot to implicate me by the government was as a result of my refusal to do the bidding of former President Jonathan to implicate Mr. Nasir El-Rufai and General Babangida,” he said.

Fortes and foibles of President Buhari’s 2017 Independence Day speech

Prayers were duly offered in mosques and churches and the President addressed the nation at 7am after which he travelled to Maiduguri to celebrate the day

APDA leadership floors Dokpesi in court

A Federal Capital Territory high court has dismissed a suit filed by Raymond Dokpesi seeking to remove the national leaders of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA.

Crisis imminent without restructuring – Ohaneze

The President General of apex Igbo organisation the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has warned that Nigeria may be heading for a serious crisis if the clamour for the restructuring of the country was not given a deserved and urgent attention.

Minister tasks well-meaning Nigerians to hold purveyors of fake news accountable

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked well-meaning Nigerians to hold purveyors of fake news and hate speeches accountable for the falsehood they spread on the President’s health.

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