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Federal government delegation condoles with NIA chief over sister’s demise

A federal government delegation was in Katsina State on Saturday to condole with a prominent son of the state, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA) following the death of his sister, Hajiya Fatima Aliyu.

Xenophobia: Federal government ought to demand justice – expert

The Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN) has urged the Federal Government to demand justice for the killing of its citizens living abroad in line with the country’s foreign policy.

Babagana Kingibe: Real reason I joined General Abacha’s government

Babagana Kingibe, Chief MKO Abiola’s running mate in 1993 presidential election, has explained why he abandoned the mandate given to them following the election’s annulment and joined late Gen. Sani Abacha’s government to become a three-time minister under that administration.
Femi Fani--Kayode

June 12: Fani Fani-Kayode berates Babagana Kingibe for attacking former President Obasanjo

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has exonerated former President Olusegun Obasanjo from the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and berated a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, for alleging that Obasanjo knew about the annulment.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Babagana Kingibe: Ex-President Obasanjo one of the architects of June 12 annulment

MKO Abiola’s running mate, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, has sensationally revealed that former president Olusegun Obasanjo, was a party to the annulment of June 12 election, Nigeria’s freest and fairest election.

June 12: Federal government renames Abuja Stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

June 12 Democracy Day excites Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: University degrees no longer meal ticket

President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded Nigerian graduates that earning a university degree is no longer a meal ticket.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar defeats Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal to emerge PDP presidential candidate

Former Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has emerged the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) after a keenly contested primary at the National Convention of the party held at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, Igwuruta-Ali, Port Harcourt.

2019: How Atiku Abubakar emerged PDP presidential candidate

At the end of the count of the votes at the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar polled 1,532 To bet 11 other contestants.

Senator Zwingina: President Buhari receiving inaccurate information from security chiefs

As violence by killer herdsmen continues to increase in Nigeria, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and former Director General of the MKO Abiola Campaign Organisation, Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, has accused the country’s security chiefs of sabotaging President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts to stem the rising tide of insecurity in the country.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido: Military annulled June 12 election because of N45 billion debt to MKO...

A former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, said he was told by the military that the 1993 presidential out of fears that the winner, late MKO Abiola will pay himself the sum N45 billion he is being owed by the Federal Government and thereby bankrupt the country if he was allowed to assume office.

CAN backs President Buhari, Comrade Oshiomhole, says no vacancy in Aso Rock

The national executives of Change Advocates of Nigeria (CAN), Nigeria and Diaspora have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office come 2019.

Olisa Agbakoba: Babagana Kingibe unfit for national honour

Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of late Bashorun Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola for the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, has been described as unfit for the national honour accorded him by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kola Abiola: All they do at National Assembly is talk

Kola Abiola, the eldest son of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, has called out lawmakers at the National Assembly.

Ben Nwabueze faults President Buhari’s June 12 declaration

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ben Nwabueze, has faulted the June 12 declaration made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Police, robbery suspects in gun battle in Anambra

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Kogi election: We will retrieve our ‘stolen’ mandate – Musa Wada

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State on Monday has rejected the declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello as the winner of the Saturday election.
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Senator Omo-Agege, Governor Sanwo-Olu call for tough laws against rape, sexual abuse

Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday called for tougher laws against rape and sexual abuse in Nigeria.

N10 billion universities’ solar power projects to combat climate change – minister

The Federal Government has awarded itself pass mark for major steps taken so far to combat climate change; particularly the N10 billon generated from issuance of Green Bond, that is generating cleaner energy for seven universities using solar power.