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Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

The Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja on Tuesday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison, moments after the political activist was arraigned on a petition filed by Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar kicks as The Economist tips Muhammadu Buhari for victory

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has described the recent “endorsement” by The Economist of London, of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, in the coming election as scandalous and partisan.

Ibikunle Amosun: I’ll work against Ogun APC guber candidate

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State on Monday said he will campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari to win the presidential election in 2019 but will not support the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun, Dapo Abiodun.

26 Ogun lawmakers dump APC for APM

No fewer than twenty-six lawmakers from the Ogun State House of Assembly have dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).

Abdulfatah Ahmed withdraws from Kwara South senatorial race

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has withdrawn from the senatorial race in the 2019 general elections.

Rochas Okorocha: Igbo have made themselves shopping centres

The governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that Chief Hope Uzodinma, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, Prince Eze Madumere and few others are not in actual fact fighting him. He said they are only tools in the hands of some big shots in the country over their 2023 ambition.
Gboyega Nasiru Isiaka

2019: Nasir Isiaka reiterates commitment to people’s welfare, if elected Ogun governor

Ogun State governorship candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has reiterated his commitment to the elevation of welfare of the people, if elected governor in 2019.

Police warns Benue people against thuggery, vote buying

The Police in Benue State on Friday warned residents in all parts of the state to desist from thuggery, vote buying/selling and other forms of social ills capable of disrupting peaceful coexistence as the 2019 elections draws closer.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

SDP: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar no match to Donald Duke

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Tuesday, said the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, were no match to former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State and the presidential candidate of the SDP in the forthcoming general election.

Patrick Ekpotu: Akwa Ibom PDP more formidable with integration process

The Akwa Ibom State Peoples Democratic Party Integration and Harmonisation Committee has disclosed that it has made tremendous progress in its task of healing the wounds within the party and reassuring party faithful of their invaluable stakes in the state.

APC primaries: We’ll resist attempt to sell Ogun to highest bidder – Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday night that he will not allow him to sell the state chapter of the party to the highest bidder.

Solomon Dalung debunks N7.5 billion allocation claims for Bash Ali fight

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has dismissed a claim by one purported civil rights organization, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) that the sum of N7.5 billion has been “criminally diverted” by the Ministry of a Youth and Sports.

Imo guber: Rochas Okorocha tasks Adams Oshiomhole to prove his integrity

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has called on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to uphold the integrity and honesty for which he is known in resolving the controversy surrounding the party’s governorship primary election in the state.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC crisis: I won’t mortgage my conscience – Adams Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, vowing not to be pressured into acting against his conscience over the crisis in the ruling party.
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, was on Thursday conferred with multiple honours, including honorary citizenship of the State of Georgia in the U.S., the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Ibe Kachikwu bags honorary citizenship, doctorate, other awards in US

Kachikwu was also conferred with honorary doctorate degree by the Trinity International University of Ambassadors, and Keys to the State of South Carolina and City of Stonecrest, State of Georgia.

Senate rejects inclusion of South East in Security Council

The Senate on Tuesday rejected the motion for the inclusion of South East representatives in the National Defence Council and the National Security Council.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Uba Sani accuses Shehu Sani of backstabbing Kaduna government, Nasir el-Rufai

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Kaduna Central senatorial district in the 2019 elections, Uba Sani, yesterday accused Senator Shehu Sani of backstabbing the state government and Governor Nasir el-Rufai.

2019: Abubakar Tsav faults Olusegun Obasanjo’s reunion with Atiku Abubakar

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has been described as the ‘hypocrite of the highest order’ over his reunion with his former vice and now, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

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National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs)

National Hospital inaugurates executive wing

National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs).

Train crash leaves at least 7 dead in Turkish capital

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least seven people and injured more than 40, local media report.

West Ham and Crystal Palace in talks to sign Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City midfielder and three times Premier League winner, Yaya Toure, has set his heart on returning to England following his ill-fated spell at Olympiakos.

NIGCOMSAT expresses concern over inability to achieve 30% broadband penetration

Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC clarifies position on IDP voting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.