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June 12: President Buhari did the unthinkable – Gani Adams

President Muhammadu Buhari did the unthinkable by honouring the martyr of democracy, the late MKO Abiola, with the most prestigious national honour (GCFR), the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba Land, Gani Adams, has said.

Former central bank deputy chief pays condolence visit to Benue

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and an aspirant in the 2019 Presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has paid a two-day visit to Benue following the recent attacks and killings of residents in the state.

Justice Mukhtar: Lobbying, godfatherism behind fallen standard of justice

The first female Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, has attributed the falling standard of justice delivery in the country to lobbying, favouritism and godfatherism in the appointment of judicial officers.

Anambra guber: Senator Annie Okonkwo congratulates Governor Obiano

Senator Annie Okonkwo has sent his message of congratulations to Governor Willie Obiano for his clean sweep victory and reelection today in the Anambra gubernatorial race.

Appointments: Era of ‘godfatherism’ over – Lai

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that as far as Federal Government appointments to public offices and key positions are concerned, the era of “godfatherism’’ is over.

PDP group to send delegation for Atiku’s return

The National Coordinator of the People’s Democratic Party Renaissance Group; a group of patriots in the party, has disclosed in a press release that it will send a high profile delegation to woo back former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and other prominent leaders who left the party.

Obi did not make me Anambra gov – Obiano

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has said the thought that his predecessor, Peter Obi, made him governor is wrong.

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