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General Babangida: President Buhari will fulfil promises to Nigerians

A former Nigerian military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has expressed confidence in the ability of President Muhammadu Buhari to address the lingering security challenges bedevilling the country.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

National Assembly passes bill to make June 12 Democracy Day

The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

June 12 Democracy Day excites Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.

Minister: Why President Buhari’s May 29 inauguration will be low key

The Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.

General Abubakar calls for peaceful co-existence among Nigerians

Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, on Friday restated the need for all Nigerians to live in peace, saying that the country can only talk of development in an atmosphere of peace.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC’s claim: Naturalise or return to Cameroon – Group tells Atiku Abubakar

The Coalition of Minority Tribes in Nigeria has called on the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to apologise to Nigerians and return to Cameroon or seek naturalization.

ACF: Nigeria doesn’t need restructuring but prudent management of resources

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Thursday insisted that restructuring is not the solution to the myriad of problems bedeviling the country today.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

BSO urges ex-President Obasanjo to accept President Buhari’s victory

A group, Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to accept the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recently held presidential elections.

General Babangida returns from medical check-up, sues for peace amongst Nigerians

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Retd), a former military president, has returned to his country home and embrace of family members and well wishers in Minna, Niger State, after three months on a medical vacation abroad.

General Babangida lauds Nigerians for peaceful elections

Retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, former Military President, has commended Nigerians for their orderliness and peaceful conducts during the 2019 general elections.

Elections: General Babangida urges Atiku Abubakar to work with President Buhari

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to close ranks with President Muhammadu Buhari with a view to working together.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-3

Femi Adesina: How President Buhari defeated principalities, powers

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated what it termed “principalities and powers” by emerging victorious in last Saturday’s presidential election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: An omen worse than defeat

As the final results of last week’s presidential poll were released, three broad groups emerged: Those genuinely surprised that the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lost; those in pretentious denial of his defeat; and those in a quandary because they hoped to profit from a stalemate.

Mike Ozekhome calls for free, fair elections

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has called for free, fair and credible elections as Nigeria goes to polls this Saturday and on March 9.

General Babangida disowns social media accounts bearing his names

Former Military President, President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has disowned various social media accounts bearing his name declaring that they are fake and are convener of fake news.
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Victor Olunloyo: Nigeria in worst state now

The former governor of old Oyo State, Dr. Victor Olunloyo, on Thursday disclosed that Nigeria is in her worst state since independence.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.

Ambassador Usman Galtimari passes on at 81

The Chairman of the Borno Elders’ Forum, Ambassador Usman Gaji Galtimari died yesterday at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) at the age of 81.

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Policeman remanded over ‘murder of housewife’

The Lagos State Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ebute Meta, yesterday remanded a former policeman, Joseph Oriyomi, in Ikoyi Correctional Centre over alleged murder of a housewife.

Wife stabs husband to death in Katsina

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Sultan of Sokoto: Why North loses $1.5 billion yearly

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has disclosed that desertification has led to loss of resources in many areas in northern Nigeria.

Lassa fever: Four deaths in Taraba, one in Kaduna

Four persons have been confirmed dead in Taraba State just as Kaduna State announced the death of 36-year-old man on Monday following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.