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IPOB blasts South East governors, Ohanaeze, Igbo politicians

Smarting from the seeming silence of prominent Igbo leaders on the plight of pro Biafra groups in the hands of the federal government, the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), on Saturday, came hard on Ohanaeze Ndigbo, South East governors, traditional rulers and politicians.
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NHRC lauds acting DSS chief over pledge to review unlawful detentions

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has lauded by the Acting Director-General, State Security Service (SSS, also called DSS), Matthew Seiyefa, for pledging to review all cases of alleged unlawful detentions and human rights abuses.

Axed DSS chief Daura betrayed President Buhari to Senator Saraki – ex-aide

Abdulwahab Abdulrahman, a former assistant to the sacked director general of Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura, has accused his former boss of extensive corruption and portrayed him as a man who serially betrayed his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, for money.

2019: Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff appointed leader of Buhari Support Committee

The Presidency through the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has formally announced a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, as the Director General of the Buhari 2019 Presidential Support Committee.

APC chairmanship: John Oyegun may quit at end of tenure

There are strong indications that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, may not offer himself for re-election in the forthcoming national convention next month.

2019: President Buhari meets 13 APC governors in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Friday, met with 13 governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Daura, his country home, Katsina State.

Asiwaju Tinubu condoles with President Buhari over loss of sister-in-law, niece

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of two of his relations, Halima Dauda and Aisha Mamman.

Governor Ganduje condole President Buhari over death of his niece, visits Daura

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has condoled President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his niece Hajiya Halima Dauda who passed away aged, 56.

Governor Masari condoles President Buhari over death of family members

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Sunday described the death of two family members of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Aisha Mamman and Hajiya Halima Dauda, as “shocking and tragic’’.

Governor Abubakar condoles President Buhari over death of his sister-in-law

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has paid a condolence visit to the families of President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura over the demise of his sister in-law, Hajiya Aisha Mamman.

President Buhari loses two family members in quick succession – Presidency

The Presidency on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended family was bereaved with the deaths of two members in quick succession.

I am satisfied with President Buhari

It was always predictable that, given his notoriety on that score, it was a matter of time for former President Olusegun Obasanjo to resume his pastime of undermining his military and civilian successors, by making President Muhammadu Buhari his latest victim.

Awaiting the names of recipients of national honours

The process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such honours on deserving Nigerians. Already candidates have been shortlisted. And I understand that further request has been sent to the President for final approval.

Former SGF Gidado Idris buried in Abuja

Former Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Gidado Idris, who died on Friday night in Abuja, was buried at Gudu Cemetery in FCT on Saturday amid tears and prayers from families and the Muslim community.

I still vouch for President Buhari

I know General Buhari pretty well. Apart from family long standing relationship (from the sixties) between him, Mamman Daura and my late father, I was a member of his initial 2002/2003 team.

Rented crowd welcomed Buhari from London – Junaid

A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has claimed he knew how the crowd that welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on his return from medical vacation in London were hired.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.

NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.