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In spite of the clear provisions of the 1999 Constitution as amended that show that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified to run for the nation’s presidency, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday that it would challenge the president’s suitability in court.
The failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to attach his credentials to the forms he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission to enable his seek reelection next year on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019 has generated another round of interest in the issue.
The federal government through the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) in collaboration with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other affiliated unions in Nigeria Saturday flagged off the construction of 200 housing units in Katsina State.
The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has launched its safety sensitization programme in schools by creating awareness in primary schools about how to keep safe around electricity in general and how to observe best safe practices in their homes with electricity.
The Anambra State Federal Road Safety Corps Sector Commander, Sunday Ajayi, has reportedly died in an auto crash.
A 33-year old woman, Dominica Uzoma Elendu who claimed to be a contract staff with Chevron Nigeria Ltd has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N4, 403,900 from the Managing Director of Daily Beverages Nigeria Ltd under false pretence.
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has restated her resolve to contribute to the reduction of the level of poverty in the country and ensuring self-reliance among Nigerian women.
Myanmar’s president said Saturday it had been an “auspicious” year for Rakhine state, the violence-scarred territory and epicentre of the Rohingya crisis.
European Union prolongs sanctions against Congolese President Joseph Kabila's chosen successor Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary just two weeks before a historic election in the resource-rich country
With the knowledge that family planning can reduce maternal deaths and enhance the economy of the nation, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Olanrewaju Tejuoso, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services in Nigeria.
The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has promised to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by 50 per cent within his first year in office, if elected.
Former Nigerian’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, calls on political leaders, researchers, students and the academia in the country to unite in addressing the nation’s challenges.
The Federal Government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.