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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has inaugurated a 93-member Campaign Committee for the 2019 Governorship Candidate, Isah Kudan.
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, 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.
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.
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 Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said perpetrators of the latest crisis in Kaduna State where 77 persons were killed would be severely punished.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says in its daily publications ‘Shipping Position’ that it is expecting 17 ships bringing petroleum products, food and other goods from March 17 to March 29, at Apapa/Tin Can Island Ports.
The Kaduna State government Saturday evening confirmed the killings in Sanga Local Government of Kaduna by unknown gunmen.
The Enogie of Ukhiri in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area, HRH Enogie Godwin Aigbe Osayande has been kidnapped by unknown gun men.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied report that he earns N40,000 as a lecturer at the National Open University, NOUN.