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2019: APC disqualifies two ministers, clears 152 for governorship primaries

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and her Communication Ministry counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, have suffered a set back in their quest to become the governors of their states.

Governor Yari’s convoy attacked by aggrieved APC members

Seven aggrieved governorship hopefuls, including the deputy governor, Ibrahim Wakkala, had organised a rally in Gusau on Sunday, where a multitude of their supporters turned out to receive them.

President Buhari holds third security meeting in a week

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with service chiefs and other heads of security agencies in his office at the Presidential Villa.

PDP wants President Buhari sanctioned for approving $1 billion to fight insecurity

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to reject the recent approval of $1 billion (approx. N370 billion) for the purchase of arms by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Prof. Soyinka: Death sentence for hate speech meant to silence criticism

Noble Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Thursday said the proposed death sentence as punishment for hate speeches in Nigeria currently undergoing deliberations at the National Assembly is meant to silence fierce criticism and opposition in the county.

403 Nigerian military personnel to retire next week – official

A total of 403 military personnel would retire from the armed forces next week, Austine Jekenu, an air vice marshal, Commandant, Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, NAFRC, has said.

President Buhari orders military crackdown on bandits in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a military crackdown on bandits operating in rural communities in Zamfara State, following fresh attacks on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun Local Government Areas.

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Leader of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, has said the party in the state is working on committing the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to prison for violation of court order.
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Joe Cole: Vincent Enyeama better than Petr Cech, Pepe Reina

Former England international midfielder Joe Cole has hailed former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama as one of the best shot stoppers that he has played with.