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President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Minister: May 29, June 12 will be public holidays

The federal government has said May 29 and June 12 will be declared as national public holidays. They will now be observed as the inauguration day and democracy day, respectively, from this year.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

BMO: Atiku Abubakar not in same democratic league with MKO Abiola,Alex Ekwueme

The 2019 Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as not in the same democratic league with the late Chief Moshood Abiola and Dr Alex Ekwueme.
The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

National Assembly passes bill to make June 12 Democracy Day

The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

June 12 Democracy Day excites Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.

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.

Lagos community protests poor power supply, demands pre-paid meters

Residents of Idimangoro in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State have protested the poor electric supply in the area, even as they have continued to experience what they termed over billing.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate confirms Omolola Abiola-Edewor as NDIC executive director

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ms Omolola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

NFF Awards: 1994 Super Eagles grateful – Sunday Oliseh

Nigeria’s ex-international and former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has expressed gratitude to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the legend’s award given to the Super Eagles USA 1994 World Cup team.
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President Buhari re-appoints MKO Abiola’s daughter as NDIC director

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking confirmation and renewal of the appointment of Omolola Abiola Edewo as Executive Director Corporate Services, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

NFF Awards: 1994 Super Eagles grateful – Sunday Oliseh

Nigeria’s ex-international and former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has expressed gratitude to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the legend’s award given to the Super Eagles USA 1994 World Cup team.

Sunday Oliseh lauds NFF Awards, 1994 Super Eagles

Nigeria’s ex international and former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has expressed gratitude to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the legend’s award given to the Super Eagles US FIFA 1994 squad.
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Femi Adesina: How President Buhari defeated principalities, powers

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated what it termed “principalities and powers” by emerging victorious in last Saturday’s presidential election.
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: No local government under control of Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that the war his administration waged against insurgency since he assumed the mantle of leadership in Nigeria has recorded success, saying there is no part of the country that is presently under the control of Boko Haram.

House or Reps pays tribute to late Tony Anenih, observes a minute silence

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, described late Chief Tony Anenih as “a true democrat”.

2019: INEC clears Hamza Al-Mustapha to run for president

The Independent National Electoral Commission has cleared Hamza Al-Mustapha, a former chief security adviser to the late dictator, Sani Abacha, to run for president on the platform of the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN).
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Ogun: Rinsola Abiola emerges ADP House of Reps candidate

Rinsola Abiola, the Special Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and daughter of the late icon of democracy, Bashorun M.K.O. Abiola, has emerged as the candidate of the Action Democratic Party for Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi Owode Federal Constituency in Ogun State.
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Rinsola Abiola: MKO’s death inspired me into politics

A daughter of the late acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Nigerian presidential election, Moshood Abiola, says his death in the course of the efforts to reclaim his mandate has motivated her into active politics so as to continue where he stopped.

Lola Abiola-Edewor: I prayed MKO wouldn’t rest because he was cheated

Mrs. Lola Abiola-Edewor, one of the children of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola, on Saturday, appreciated those at the forefront of the struggle for her father’s recognition by the Federal Government.

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ICPC: President Buhari’s fight against corruption driven by political will

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Former Governor Fayose hails Kayode Fayemi’s election as NGF chairman

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