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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Former Presdent Jonathan hero of democracy in Nigeria

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria.

Ex-President Jonathan: PDP is coming back in 2019

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is getting stronger and poised to take over power come 2019.

History will be fair to you as core democrat – Atiku tells Jonathan

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar storms Bayelsa, woos Governor Dickson

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday called at Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State in Yenagoa, assuring the people of the Niger Delta that their desire for a restructured Nigeria would become a reality in 2019 when he is voted in as the country’s next president.

Retired Justice Pius Adeyemi passes on

A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi CON, has passed on.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.

Ekiti guber: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar tells Kayode Fayemi to prepare for defeat

As the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, to be prepared for defeat .

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: My 2019 Senatorial ambition still intact

The immediate former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has debunked the rumour making the rounds that he has chickened out of the senatorial race ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Federal government begins pilot project for data registry, information system to support economy

Dr Anthony Uwa, Head of Implementation, Basic Registry and Information System in Nigeria, says the Federal Government is committed to the implementation of the project as it commences the pilot project in FCT.

Ex-PSC chief faults exclusion of Humphrey Nwosu from June 12 awardees

Former chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Chief Simon Okeke, has faulted President Buhari’s exclusion of the former chairman, National Electoral Commission, NEC, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, from those honoured over June 12, 1993 presidential election.

Stakeholders hail renewal of Boboye Oyeyemi’s tenure as FRSC chief

The re-appointment of Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi as the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for another four years has been applauded by transporters, unions and other road safety stakeholders.

Experts: Budget cycle inconsistency hindering economic, development

Over the years, the nation’s budget cycle has been inconsistent without a definite pattern, giving room for speculations and poor implementation.

Archbishop: I have soft spot for President Buhari because he fears no one

The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Oche Job, says he admires President Muhammadu Buhari because he is a man that fears no one.

Federal government urged to fuse Democracy Day, handing-over day into October 1

Former Chairman of Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), Dr Sarah Jibrin, has called for the fusion of new Democracy Day and Handing-Over ceremony with Independence Anniversary programme every year.

Why I left APGA for APC – Ojukwu’s son

Emeka Ojukwu Jr., the son of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has explained why he left the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Kola Abiola: Ex-President Jonathan thrice rejected GCFR for MKO Abiola

Former President Goodluck Jonathan thrice rebuffed suggestions he bestow the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic honour on Chief MKO Abiola.

Ex-Governor Mimiko: APC, PDP lacks ideology

A former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, yesterday tacked the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) and the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the lack of ideology to take Nigeria out of the economic and political quagmire.

Ex-President Jonathan felicitates with General Abdulsalami

Ex-President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated a former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), on his 76 birthday, describing him as a great patriot and a man of peace.

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Governor Ajimobi: Greed, bane of progressive politics in Nigeria

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Court: Shell liable to $3.6 billion fine over Bonga oil spill

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Fashola announces collapse of Jalingo-Wukari bridge

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