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Nnamdi Kanu: I’m for neither President Buhari nor Atiku Abubakar; I’m for Biafra-exit referendum

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that he is not working for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election or former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in next Saturday’s election but he is in total support of a referendum for restoration of Biafra.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.

Atiku Abubakar: APC has bastardised economy

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.
Peter Obi

Election: Peter Obi will succeed Atiku Abubakar as president – campaign chief

The Anambra State Chapter Chairman of Atiku-Obi Presidential Campaign Council, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has said that Atiku’s election as president in the February 16 polls will quicken the chances of an Igbo to become president of the country.

PANDEF rejects Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. It therefore asked for his immediate reinstatement.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.

Oganiru Ndigbo: Igbo presidency achievable only through President Buhari’s re-election

A political interest group from the Southeastern part of the country, Oganiru Ndigbo, has said that the only way an Igbo presidency can be achievable in 2023 is through the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The outgoing Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has taken his possible successor in office, Adamu Mohammed, to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari names Mohammed Adamu as acting police inspector general

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Mohammed Adamu as acting inspector-general of police (IGP).

Nnamdi Kanu: South East governors working for President Buhari

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the South East governors are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buahri against the Atiku/Obi presidential ambition based on their quest to be allowed to return for a second tenure in office.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

PDP Board of Trustees’ member decamps to APC

A member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Kaulaha Aliyu, has also defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) along with the Deputy National Chairman, North of PDP, Babayo Gamawa.

Senator Ndume: Bukola Saraki using National Assembly to sabotage President Buhari

Former Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ali Ndume, has said that the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, was using the National Assembly to sabotage the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari receives in audience Former Governor of Ogun State Eremu Olusegun Osoba and Ogun APC Gubernatorial Candidate Mr Dapo Abiodun in State House on 28th Dec 2018-3

Ogun APC governorship candidate visits Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the governorship candidate of APC in Ogun state, Mr. Dapo Abiodun.
5 Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend APC NEC meeting

PMBCO decries PDP’s allegations against Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation (PMBCO) has raised alarm over plans by People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to release a series of wild, unsubstantiated allegations against President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.
Ifeanyi Okowa Delta

Ifeanyi Okowa: PDP will achieve 100 percent votes in 2019

Less than two months to the 2019 general elections, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work hard for the party to achieve 100 per cent victory at the polls.
Adamu Muazu

Adamu Mu’azu holds private meeting with Yemi Osinbajo at Aso Rock

Adamu Mu’azu, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had a private meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.

Bolaji Abdullahi: This is not same Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians voted into power in 2015

Former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, has shared his reasons the Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians voted into power in 2015 is not the same President at Aso Rock today.

David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.

Ali Gebi: Military weakened by lack of coordination

Ali Gebi, Special Assistant on Security Matters to the Minister of Interior, Lt. General Abdulraheem Dambazzau, said the fight against Boko Haram had suffered setbacks recently because of lack of coordination and cohesion among the military and the police.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Resource control: How we fought Olusegun Obasanjo to submission – Udoma Udoma

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has opened up, for the first time, on the fierce battle the then agitators of resource control for the Niger Delta, fought with the then president Olusegun Obasanjo.

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France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

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