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I’m not sure ex-President Obasanjo is among President Buhari’s advisers – Ex-Governor Oshiomhole

The former governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the letter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, asking President Muhammadu Buhari to forget about the 2019 election.

20 feared killed as gunmen attack Rivers community

No fewer than 20 persons have been reportedly murdered by gunmen who went house-to-house in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni local government area and other adjoining villages in Rivers State, killing and in some instances eliminating an entire family.

Full Text: President Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE.

Nigeria’s problem more of process than structure – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has replied agitators for restructuring of the country and said Nigeria’s problems have more to do with process than structure.

2018: Nigeria will rise again – Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed optimism that Nigeria will rise again in his New Year message released on Sunday.

Blame passing: The New Year gift to a nation

In the accustomed tradition, I wish the nation less misery in the coming year. A genuine Happy New Year Greeting is probably too extravagant a wish.

Governor Tambuwal urges Nigerians to pray, support their leaders

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has urged Nigerians to pray and support their leaders as they strive to find lasting solution to the myriad of challenges confronting the nation.

NBBF crisis: Umar faction welcomes new FIBA deadline

The Tijjani Umar-led faction of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has welcomes the extension of the deadline by FIBA to allow for the resolution of the dispute following the elections of June 2017.

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