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Elections: Nnamdi Kanu collected money from Atiku Abubakar – Prophet Nwoko

An Enugu-based Prophet, Anthony Nwoko, has claimed that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, collected money from Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on the eve of the presidential election.
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MASSOB accuses President Buhari of winning re-election through dubious, corrupt means

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.

Bayelsa PDP, APC biker over Clark-led Elders group’s comments

The Bayelsa Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have bickered on recent comments of Chief Edwin Clark’s group on the outcome of the 2019 General Elections.

Emeka Ojukwu urges President Buhari to be magnanimous in victory

Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.
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Three Nigerians nominated for 2019 Women’s Prize for Literature

Three female Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Emezi Akwaeke and Diana Evans have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu urges Lagos residents not to instigate tribal clashes in name of politics

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has advised the residents of the state to desist from fanning the embers of disunity along tribal lines in the name of politics.

Elections: OPC leader assures Igbos of safety in South West

President of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) Worldwide (the OPC faction of late Dr. Fedrick Faseun), Prince Osibote Oodua, has assured all Igbos living in the South West of safety before, during and after the forthcoming general elections slated for Saturday, 9th March.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday met with leaders of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos state.

Elections: Asiwaju Tinubu meets NURTW leaders

All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday met with leaders of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos state.
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Two Nigerian authors nominated for Women’s Prize for Fiction

The Women’s Award for Fiction, one of the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes, has nominated two Nigerian authors alongside 14 others in its 16-book longlist.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Group gives Adams Oshiomhole 48 hours to quash Governor Okorocha’s suspension

A pro-Buhari group, the Presidential Support Committee (PSC), Southeast Zone, has handed a 48-hour ultimatum to the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rescind the suspension of Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, from the party.
Mammoth crowd today trooped out in Daura, Katsina State, as President Muhammadu Buhari observed today’s juma’at prayers at the central mosque of the town.

Agwu Agwu: Why President Buhari got more votes in South East

Former Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Chief Agwu Agwu, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari scored more votes in the South-East because the people of the zone voted to win his support for a president of Igbo extraction in 2023.
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Lagos elections: Ifeanyi Ubah, TAN endorse Babajide Sanwo-Olu, promise Igbo votes

The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) has endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the Lagos State Gubernatorial elections.

IPOB: We are unfazed who becomes Nigeria’s president

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that it won’t be bothered about who becomes the president of Nigeria from May 29, 2019, but its focus is on Biafra restoration.

APC South East presidential support committee celebrates ex-Governor Kalu’s election

Presidential Support Committee, South East chapter, has expressed happiness over the election of former governor of Abia state Dr Orji Uzor-Kalu and Imo state governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha into the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
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President Buhari’s victory: Imo monarch urges Igbo should prepare for 2023

The traditional ruler of Ihim autonomous community in Isiala Mbano local government area, Imo state, Eze Oliver Ohanwe, Sunday called on the Igbo political leaders to brace up for 2023 presidency.

Governor Akeredolu hails Ondo people over peaceful conduct of presidential, national assembly polls

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has hailed the people of Ondo State for their exemplary conduct during the last presidential and national assembly elections.

Governor Obiano: Why I supported President Buhari’s re-election

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said he supported the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari because he foresaw his victory for a second term in office.
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Elections: Community leader cautions Igbo in Lagos

Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Houses of Assembly election on March 9 2019, a community leader, Chief Desmond Duru, has cautioned Igbo community resident in Lagos State to be civil in their conduct.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.
Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

UCTH Resident doctors’ strike unnecessary – chief

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Prof. Thomas Agan, has described as ‘unnecessary’ the strike action embarked upon by resident doctors in the hospital.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC nabs 12 crew members, vessel for illegal oil bunkering

A team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by the Uyo Zonal Head, Mr. Abdulkarim Chukkol, has arrested 12 crew members and illegally bunkered diesel, (Automotive Gas Oil AGO), which were arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
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UN: Nigerians should make themselves happy

The UN Information Centre (UNIC), Lagos on Wednesday enjoined Nigerians to imbibe the culture of always making themselves and others around them happy, no matter the situation.

Imo elections: 20 parties urges INEC to withhold Emeka Iheodioha’s Certificate of Return

Twenty political parties on Wednesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withhold the Certificate of Return of the Imo state governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha.