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Oby Ezekwesili signs elections peace accord

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has signed the 2019 General Elections Peace accord.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-5

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, 67 others commit to peaceful electioneering

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.

Ben Murray-Bruce to deliver keynote speech at AUN’s Founder’s Day

The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency and chairman of the Senate Committee on Privatization, Ben Murray-Bruce, will deliver the keynote speech at the 13th Founder’s Day ceremony of the American University of Nigeria.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

David Oyedepo: Why I was present at Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar reconciliation meeting

The Founder of Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has explained the reason for his presence at the reconciliation meeting between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who is the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election.

OBJ-Atiku meeting: I went to witness reconciliation not endorse – Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that his meeting with Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar was to serve as witness to the peaceful reconciliation of a prolonged dispute between the two leaders.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

David Oyedepo: I don’t belong to any political party

The general overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo, has said he does not belong to any party.
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CAN, NSCIA mount pressure on Muhammadu Buhari to save Leah Sharibu

As the October 15 deadline set by Boko Haram to execute abducted school girl, Leah Sharibu, if the federal government fails to meet its demands draws near, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) yesterday mounted pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to do all in his powers to save her life.

Matthew Kukah: No president worldwide can be as irresponsible as Nigerian president

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that no president of any country in the world can be as irresponsible in the usage of power as a Nigerian president.

Sultan: You can’t kill by pretending to fight for God

The Sultan Of Sokoto and president general, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday cautioned religious fanatics against killing their fellow human in the name of God.

Sokoto to host Catholic Bishops Conference

A total of 75 Bishops are expected to attend the 2018 Catholic Bishops Conference in Sokoto beginning on Sept. 6.

Bishop Kukah: Politicians can go over oceans of blood and corpses to steal votes

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, says the continuous killings in the country is as a result of desperation of politicians to hold power.

Bishop Kukah: Politics has become a killing game in Nigeria

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that the desperation by politicians for public office is the reason they are turning the country into a killing field ahead of the 2019 polls.

Governor Wike, Bishop Kukah differ on how to entrench democracy in Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, on Monday disagreed on the best way to entrench and consolidate democracy in Nigeria.

Bishop Kukah blames Nigeria’s leadership woes on poor parenting

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has blamed the nation’s challenges on poor parenting, which, according to him, is a reflection of our leadership‎.

Bishop Kukah warns President Buhari over leadership style

Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to review his leadership style, lest the nation plunges into deeper crisis.

Bishop Kukah: Tragedy of religion affects our workings for humanity, nation’s unity

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese on Tuesday said Nigeria is under the challenges of religious tragedy which affects it effort at building hope for the development of humanity and promoting sincerity of purpose for citizens.

Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo advocates multi-party system to deepen Africa’s democracy

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, in Abuja, said the multi-party system of governance was the panacea to deepening democracy on the African continent, calling for the total integration of the continent.

Poverty not an excuse for human trafficking – Bishop Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto dioceses, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, on Monday said neither poverty nor any form of hardship is an acceptable excuse for people to engage in human trafficking.

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Strike: Presidency, lawmakers insist Muhammadu Buhari will present 2019 budget on Wednesday

The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.