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Ex-Governor Fayose: President Buhari honouring MKO Abiola is a shame to Obasanjo

Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was to put former president Olusegun Obasanjo to shame.

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.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, was also sworn in at the Eagles Square venue of the 2019 Presidential inauguration ceremony.

President Buhari, VP Osinbajo sworn in for second term

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, was also sworn in at the Eagles Square venue of the 2019 Presidential inauguration ceremony.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

President Buhari accompanied by wife, takes oath of office

He was accompanied by wife, Aisha, while the acting Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, administered the oath at Eagles Square, venue of inauguration and swearing-in ceremony for his second term in office.

Minister: Why President Buhari’s May 29 inauguration will be low key

The Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.

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.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 7

EU: APC national presidential convention a success

Esther Uzoma, member of the European Union (EU) Election Mission, who monitored the just-concluded All Progressive Congress (APC) National Presidential Convention, has described the event as a success.

Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara absent at Independence day rally

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, were on Monday conspicuously absent at a parade organised to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary.

Striking workers paralyse activities at federal secretariat

Striking workers on Thursday paralysed activities in all the offices at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Our correspondent who observed activities at the secretariat located in the Three Arms Zone reported that most workers did not report for work.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

APC: Elections will be won by votes, not campaign ground antics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) believes the outcome of the general elections in 2019 will be determined by the votes from the electorate.
Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, has declared his intention to contest the presidency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: Senator Kwankwaso declares for Presidency, vows to unseat President Buhari

One of the contenders for the presidential ticket under Nigeria’s main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday declared to run for the number one political seat.
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NPCN calls for prayers against politically-masterminded killings in Nigeria

The National Peace Campaign Network, a non-denominational and inter-faith organization has called for prayers against what it tagged as “politically masterminded killings” in Nigeria.
APC Supporters at Convention venue in Abuja. Hogan Bassey|NAN

APC supporters jam Abuja convention venue

The Eagles Square, the arena of the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention was busy and choked by supporters who turned up in large numbers to cheer their candidates in spite of the Saturday rain in Abuja.

2019: President Buhari to lead 1m Nigerians on democracy walk

The National Democracy Stakeholders Group (NSDG), a pro-democracy and non-profit organisation, says President Muhammadu Buhari will lead the 2018 edition of Democracy Solidarity Walk.

Federal govt lauds NNPC’s foray into renewable energy

The Federal Government has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for venturing into the development of renewable energy across the country.

Shun corrupt practices – Pastor Kumuyi tells Nigerians

The General Superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, has urged Nigerians to shun corrupt tendencies in their dealings to avoid wrath of God.

What is happening to Buhari?

That’s precisely the point. His good intentions may be taking us to hell in a handcart and his gestures, just like Jonathan’s at the height of the MEND-led violence, are feeble and confusing.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
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NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.