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ADC: Ndigbo must reject President Buhari, parties supporting his re-election

The National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress, Chief Ralph Nwosu, has called on Nigerians, especially the Igbo nation to reject President Mohammadu Buhari and all the political parties supporting his re-election bid.

Igbo Forum: Ignore Nnamdi Kanu’s election boycott order

Pan-Igbo, non-partisan organisation, Imeobi Igbo Forum, has urged Ndigbo to ignore the call by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to boycott the next Saturday’s election in the South East and parts of South-South geopolitical zones.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari promises infrastructural development in Bayelsa

President Mohammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal government would pay more attention to infrastructural development in Bayelsa State.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: New Lagos-Abeokuta rail to move 5,000 containers daily

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State governor, has said Nigeria may have succeeded in solving Lagos traffic lock jam, as the newly constructed standard gauge rail track has the capacity to move two to 5000 containers just by one train in one day.

General Buratai denies meeting with President Buhari, INEC over rigging

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, has denied meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over alleged plans to rig the presidential election slated for Saturday.

Femi Falana asks AGF to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial at CCT

A senior Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to facilitate the withdrawal of false asset charges against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Professor Nelson Brambaifa, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for demonstrating an enduring love for the people of the Niger Delta region.

Ijaws youths hail President Buhari on appointment of Nelson Brambaifa as NDDC chief

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has commended President Mohammadu Buhari for the appointment of Prof. Nelson Brambiafa from Bayelsa State as the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Justice Onnoghen: Lawyers’ protest paralyses court proceedings in Rivers

Lawyers shut down court proceedings in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as they staged a peaceful protest in condemnation of the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

NUT urges federal, states governments to allocate 15% of annual budget to education

The leadership of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has called on the Federal and State Governments to ensure that at least 15 per cent of their annual budget is allocated to the education sector.

IPPIS: Federal government saves N206 billion in staff salaries in two years

The Director, Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), Olufehinti Olusegun, says the Nigerian government saved over N206 billion in salaries of federal civil servants during the 2017 and 2018 fiscal years.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba asks NJC to remove Justice Tanko from Supreme Court

A former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) on Monday called on the National Judiciary Council (NJC) to immediately remove Justice Tanko Muhammed as Justice of the Supreme Court for presenting himself to be sworn as Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: Why I left PDP

Immediate past governor of Delta State and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta South Senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has advanced reasons why he left PDP saying his successor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, is not a listening governor.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Rivers cleric predicts President Buhari’s defeat in February 16 poll

As permutations and prophecies over who wins the February 16 Presidential election takes the centre stage in every public discourse, a fiery cleric has predicted a defeat for the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari.
Kaduna Deputy Governor Barnabas Bala Bantex

Barnabas Bantex: Victory sure for President Buhari, Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna State deputy governor, Barnabas Bantex, has expressed optimism that President Mohammadu Buhari and Governor Nasir El-Rufai would emerge victorious in the 2019 general elections.

Governor Sani-Bello: I’m ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Tuesday reassured the state chapter of the organised labour of his administration’s readiness to pay the proposed N30,000 new minimum wage.
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: Tuesday for mobilisation, not strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared tomorrow, Tuesday January 8, is for protest and mobilisation across the country, not commencement of strike.
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Amina Zakari: PDP tells UN, NPC, others to call President Buhari to order

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) on Sunday called on the National Peace Committee (NPC), the United Nations and all world leaders to save the nation from imminent collapse by immediately call on President Muhammadu Buhari to order, if Nigeria must have peaceful, free, fair and credible general elections in February.
The siege on the residence of the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye, by the police, has entered day four.

NGO threatens to drag police to UN over Senator Melaye

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Litigation Justice Helpline Foundation, has threatened to drag the Nigeria Police to the United Nations over the inhuman treatment being meted by the Nigeria Police to the Senator, representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

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Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.