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Minister: Why President Buhari’s May 29 inauguration will be low key

The Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday denied media reports that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another political party to actualize his presidential bid.

PDP condemns searching of Atiku Abubakar at Abuja airport

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the searching of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security operatives as he landed in Abuja from Dubai on Sunday morning.

Ibrahim Babangida mourns Tony Anenih, describes him as a ‘master strategist’

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (GCFR), has described Tony Anenih as a master strategist which the nation will greatly miss.

Ibrahim Babangida: I don’t have social media accounts

A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name.
A man walks past the People's Democratic Party (PDP) headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria October 2, 2018. Picture taken October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigeria’s main parties to select their presidential candidates

Nigeria's two main political parties met Saturday to pick their nominees for presidential polls scheduled for February 2019, as political heavyweights jostle for position to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term.

Senator Mark visits General Babangida in Minna

Sen. David Mark, has arrived Minna, capital of Niger State, to hold a private meeting with the former military President Ibrahim Babangida.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

ICG: Grazing violence has killed more than Boko Haram

The International Crisis Group has said violence in Nigeria between cattle herders and farmers has killed around six times more people than deaths related to the Boko Haram insurgency in the first half of 2018.

PDP: APC is Nigeria’s problem

The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the All Progressives Congress, “by its manifest retrogressive, violent and despotic proclivities, has proven to be the clog in our collective quest for national cohesion, happiness and economic prosperity as a people”.

Stop de-marketing Nigeria and its people – Governor Fayose tells President Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has called on youths in Nigeria to show President Muhammadu Buhari that they were not lazy and uneducated by voting against him in 2019, saying; “it is painful that the President could describe youths in Nigeria that are daily struggling to make a living under a harsh economy as lazy people.”

Nigerian lawyers to earn another $17m from General Abacha’s loot

Nigerian lawyers freshly engaged by the Federal Government to assist with the repatriation of $321 million stolen by Sani Abacha, former military ruler, will be paid $17 million (over N6 billion) for their services.

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