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Sheriff’s deputy, others dump PDP for APC

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, the deputy of the sacked National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, and other members of the party have defected to the All Progressives Congress in Delta State.

Catholic bishops blame fed govt for tension in Nigeria

Catholic Bishops have blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for the tension in the country, saying realities on ground negated the promises he made in 2015 to ensure national integration and cohesion in his inauguration speech.

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.

Brazil’s Temer lashes out at corruption allegations

Brazil's President Michel Temer lashed out Tuesday against what he described as an out of control judiciary's use of unsubstantiated corruption allegations to destroy reputations.

2019: Why Buhari, APC should be supported – Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has recounted the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in office within the past two years and called on the public to support the President ahead of 2019.

Sacked ASUU-LASU chief alleges political victimisation

Embattled chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) chapter, Dr. Isaac Oyewunmi, has described his dismissal by the council as an act of political victimization.

As corruption tears police apart

This matter is like shouted to the ears of President Muhammadu Buhari who wants the rest of us to see him as a fighter of corruption and so it’s good to tell him that as a ‘physician’ he must heal himself.

Guatemala court blocks expulsion of UN anti-graft chief

Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales' order to expel the head of a UN anti-corruption commission that is investigating his campaign financing.

38 Senior army officers petition Buhari over wrongful dismissal

The retired officers alleged that Ali, Olonisakin and Bruatai abused their offices with impunity by maliciously punishing innocent officers.

APC-led administration in Kogi is a disaster – Ogbeha

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Senator Tunde Ogbeha, has expressed displeasure over the present state of governance in the state.

Sheriff’s faction urges PDP members to refrain from further legal action

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, loyal to former acting National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has appealed to its members and supporters to remain calm and refrain from further legal action of any sort against the party.

Kogi Assembly invasion height of impunity, dictatorship – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the recent invasion of the Kogi State House of Assembly as height of intolerance, insensitivity and impunity.

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