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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: An omen worse than defeat

As the final results of last week’s presidential poll were released, three broad groups emerged: Those genuinely surprised that the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lost; those in pretentious denial of his defeat; and those in a quandary because they hoped to profit from a stalemate.
Atiku Abubakar

How Atiku Abubakar will lose February 16 election

Get this straight: Atiku Abubakar will lose the presidential election on February 16. I’m not Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka or one of the tongue-in-cheek seers whose predictions you’ll be struggling to figure out after dropping your offering in the bag at midnight of December 31.

Ishaya Bamaiyi: How I was defrauded of $8.4 million by Fred Ajudua

A former Chief of Army Staff, General Ishaya Bamaiyi, has told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja how an alleged fraudster, Fred Ajudua, collected millions of dollars from him totalling about $8.4m.

2019: Ex-Reps member emerges Zamfara PDP governorship candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has adopted a former member of the House of Representives, Alhaji Bello Matawallen-Maradun as its governorship candidate in Zamfara.
Abdullahi Shinkafi

Zamfara banditry claims 3,000 lives, gulps N17 billion – official

The ongoing banditry in Zamfara State has claimed over 3,000 lives with the state government spending some N17bn in the past seven years on fighting the problem.
Abdullahi Shinkafi

Zamfara attacks: 3,000 people killed, 2,000 homes destroyed – official

The ongoing banditry in Zamfara has claimed over 3,000 lives in the past few years, an official has said.

PTDF reduces partner varsities to 15, suspends programme extension

Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF, yesterday, said it had cut down the number of partner universities in the United Kingdom to 15, from 60 and also suspended requests for extension in scholarship programmes beyond the stipulated period.

124 M.Sc, 77 Ph.D students receive PTDF overseas scholarship

Dr. Aliyu Gusau, the Executive Secretary of Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), on Monday said 201 students were successful for the 2018/2019 Overseas Scholarship.
Aliyu Gusau

PTDF extends scholarship programme to China, others

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.

Rotimi Amaechi: Disintegration not answer to national question

Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, called for continuous dialogue in the search for an answer to the national question, saying disintegration, as some were championing, was not an option worth pursuing.

2019: Christian leaders reject President Buhari’s second term bid

A religious group United Christian Leaders Eagle Eye Forum (UCLEEF) has rejected calls in some quarters especially from the Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), urging President Muhammadu Buhari to run for a second term.

Major Jokolo: Colonel Dasuki facilitated 1983 coup that brought President Buhari to power

Mustapha Jokolo, who was the Aide de Camp, ADC, to Mr. Muhammadu Buhari after the coup that toppled the government of President Shehu Shagari, made this claim in an interview, while reacting to a new book authored by Muhammadu Bashar, a retired general who replaced him as Emir of Gwandu, after he was deposed.

Former works minister Hassan Lawal laid to rest in Keffi

Hassan Lawal, former works minister, who died on Sunday in Abuja, has been buried at the Kofar Hausa cemetery in Keffi, Nasarawa State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Mansur Malumfashi: Generals Babangida, Obasanjo are Nigeria’s biggest problems

The Director of Human Resources, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Prof. Mansur Malumfashi, has described former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida as “Nigeria’s biggest problems.”

President Buhari’s appointees from all zones of Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.

Theory and practice of Igbo marginalization

This was barely weeks after he was inaugurated on may 29th 2015 when he honored an invitation extended to him by the then United States’ president Mr. Barack Obama.

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140 IPOB members arraigned for allegedly plotting to overthrow President Buhari

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Federal government disburses $22.216 million on Tradermoni, other empowerment schemes

Part of recovered looted funds of late Head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, was expended on various empowerment initiatives of the government, Senior Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais, disclosed in on Thursday
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

N2 billion fraud: Court revokes bail, orders arrest of ex-Governor Aliyu

Justice A. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State on Thursday revoked the bail granted to the former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu and the former state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umar Gado Nasko.
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NNPC recruitment: Applicants to undergo computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test, which comes up on June 1.