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Election: New police chief assures opposition of level playing ground

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, with his new rank, with the new top cop promising immediately that he will ensure a level playing ground for all political parties in the forthcoming elections.

Governor Ortom: President Buhari cannot stop me from speaking about killings in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom has said he will not be cowed by President Muhammadu Buhari from speaking his minds about attacks and killings in Benue State.

Edwin Clark: Niger Delta will resist President Buhari’s attempt to intimidate Justice Onnoghen

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and Niger-Delta leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has warned that the people of Niger Delta would sturdily defy attempt by President Muhammadu Buhari to harass and force the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, out of office because of the plan by All Progressives Congress, APC, to rig the elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari took his campaign for a second term in office to Bauchi state, and was received by massive turnout of supporters.-10

Justice Onnoghen: PDP accuses President Buhari of plot to annex judiciary

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Buhari Presidency of plotting to destabilize and annex the Judiciary ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Officials of NCWS and MFB Nigeria at the flag-off of “My Food Bank Managers” training in Abuja.

Food security: 500 persons trained on meal distribution programme

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) and My Food Bank (MFB) Nigeria, have trained 500 persons on meal distribution mechanism as part of measures to address food security challenges.
President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-3

Boko Haram: Borno elders want 800 CJTF recruited soldiers depployed to Borno

The above request, it was gathered, was part of the 10 requests, sealed and submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, last Monday, when the elders, led by Governor Kashim Shettima, met behind closed doors with the president.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: South East can’t trust PDP again after 16 years betrayal

The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly betraying the Southeast zone in spite of the massive support it enjoyed in the zone for the 16 years it was in power.

Chibuike Amaechi: We have blocked every means of rigging against APC, PDP

The Minister of Transportation and Director General of the All Progressives Congress Campaign Organization, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that the ruling party has closed all rigging avenue even against itself.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Elections: APC candidate launches campaign, vow to uproot PDP in Gombe

All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for Gombe State, Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya, on Thursday, flagged off his campaign with a vow to defeat the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, claiming that APC is now deeply rooted in the state.
Suleiman Hassan Zarma

Elections: APC will sweep all levels in Gombe – minister

The Minister for Environment, Alhaji Sulaiman Hassan, on Thursday expressed optimism that the people of Gombe state would vote massively for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general elections.
President Buhari presides over Inaugural Meeting of APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 10th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari: My re-election is guaranteed

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he was not in doubt that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would clinch victory a second time in the general election slated for next month.

Issa Aremu urges Bismarck Rewane-led committee to fast-track minimum wage implementation

A NEC member of the NLC and labour representative on the National Income and Wages Commission, Comrade Issa Aremu, has called on the newly inaugurated Bismarck Rewane-led Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of a National Minimum Wage to only facilitate the full implementation of the negotiated N30,000 and not undermined it.
President Buhari presides over Inaugural Meeting of APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 10th Jan 2019-4

Adams Oshiomhole: Why governors were absent from presidential campaign council meeting

The national chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said the 24 governors elected under the platform of the party stayed away from the inaugural meeting of the Presidential campaign council simply because “they are governors”.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: President Buhari not committed to credible elections

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is not committed to free, fair and credible elections.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi

Biodun Ogunyemi: ASUU still consulting

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says it is yet to conclude consultations with its members on the possible agreement presented by the Federal Government.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Elections: Why peace accord will not work – Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the peace accord signed by the Presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, the All Progressives Congress and others, will not work.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar attacks President Buhari for not attending burial of late NAF officers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to attend the burial of the five officers of the Nigerian Air Force who died in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari has failed lift morale of troops fighting Boko Haram

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari has failed lift the morale of soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents.

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Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria

Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
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US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.

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Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.