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Why politics is war in Nigeria

Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.

ADC: Ndigbo must reject President Buhari, parties supporting his re-election

The National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress, Chief Ralph Nwosu, has called on Nigerians, especially the Igbo nation to reject President Mohammadu Buhari and all the political parties supporting his re-election bid.

Election: Let God guide us on who to vote – cleric

Supreme Head of the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, His Most Eminence (Dr.) Prophet Solomon Alao, has urged Nigerians not to be overwhelmed by emotions and partisanship when voting a candidate during the forth-coming general elections.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Abia traditional rulers endorse President Buhari

Another section of apex-Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Secretary-General, Mr. Uche Okwukwu, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second tenure.
Isaac Balami

Group calls for reconciliation between Nigerians, leaders

A faith-based organisation, Concerned Nigerian Christians’ Forum (CNCF), has called for reconciliation between ordinary Nigerians and those in the position of authority to foster peace and unity in the country.

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.

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.

Kaduna PDP inaugurates 93-member governorship campaign committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has inaugurated a 93-member Campaign Committee for the 2019 Governorship Candidate, Isah Kudan.
President Buhari presides over 2018 Investiture and Conferment of the Nigerian National Order of Merit Award (NNOM) on Prof. Olufemi Obafemi on 6th Dec 2018-5

Muhammadu Buhari confers National Merit Award on Olufemi Obafemi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.

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.

Mohammed Abubakar: My fate lies with Bauchi voters, not rejected politicians

Angered by the continued verbal attacks by two top politicians who contested but lost the gubernatorial primaries to him, Governor Mohammad Abubakar of Bauchi State has warned the two men that his political fate does not lie with them but voters in the state.

BSO: APC puts finishing touches to Nasir El-Rufai committee’s report on restructuring

The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) South East Zone says the All Progressive Congress (APC) is putting finishing touches to the Malam Nasir El-Rufai Committee’s report on restructuring.
President Buhari on a Sympathy Visit to Kaduna State over the Recent Security Challenges on 30th Oct 2018 4

Muhammadu Buhari: Perpetrators of Kaduna crisis won’t go scot-free

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said perpetrators of the latest crisis in Kaduna State where 77 persons were killed would be severely punished.
Uche Secondus

Uche Secondus: PDP’s journey to Aso Rock has begun in earnest

The National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, said by success of the party’s presidential primaries in Port Harcourt, Rivers, the PDP’s journey to Aso Rock villa has begun in earnest.

Aminu Tambuwal asks Muhammadu Buhari to commence operations of NEDC

Sokoto state governor and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately operationalize the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to accelerate development of critical infrastructure and social services to the people of the geo-political zone.

Police arraign man, who climbed telecom mast in Abuja

The Police on Wednesday arraigned Iliyasu Lawal, 28, Nura Iliyasu, 29, and Idris Suleiman, 28, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court FCT for allegedly trespassing the premises of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

2019: Senator Jonah Jang joins presidential race

A former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has purchased and submitted his nomination form to contest 2019 presidential election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
13 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

President Ramaphosa: Criminals behind killings of Nigerians in South Africa

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has put the blame of the persistent killing of Nigerians in his country on criminality and not xenophobia, vowing to bring perpetrators to book.

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Supplementary poll: PDP cries foul over alleged militarisation in Sokoto

Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke’s tribunal victory triumph of people’s will – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.

Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.

NANS hails tribunal declaration of Senator Adeleke as Osun governor

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Tribunal orders INEC to issue Senator Adeleke Certificate of Return as duly elected Osun...

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.