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APC must go in 2019 – PDP

The leaders said Nigerians must kick out the APC in 2019 and return PDP to the Villa in 2019, describing PDP as a government-in-waiting and a party that would make life abundant for the citizenry.

Buhari meets aides, says doctors keeping him in London

President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been receiving medical treatment at a London hospital in the United Kingdom, again on Saturday said only his doctors would decide when he would return to Nigeria.

We didn’t plug all loopholes to end corruption – Jonathan

For the first time, former President Goodluck Jonathan said in Abuja on Saturday that his administration did not plug all loopholes in its bid to end corruption in the country.

Anambra church attack: Bishop commends fed govt’s prompt response

The Catholic Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Most Rev. Hilary Okeke, has commended the Federal Government for responding promptly to the killing of worshippers at St. Phillip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra State.

Why we’re now reluctant to respond to tips from whistleblowers – EFCC

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has decried most of the tip-offs being passed to anti-graft detectives as leading to nowhere.

Fed govt approves N44bn workers’ promotion arrears, salary shortfall

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N44 billion for payment of backlog of promotion arrears, salary shortfalls and other staff claims owed to public servants since 2012.

Fed govt will re-position civil service for greater service delivery – Osinbajo

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will do everything possible to reposition the civil service for effective and efficient delivery of services to Nigerians.

Ozubulu killings: Osinbajo sends delegation to Anambra

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is sending a five-man Federal Government delegation to Anambra State on Saturday, to visit and condole with the government and people of the state over last Sunday’s attack on worshippers at the St. Philips Catholic Church in Ofufe-Amakwa, Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the State.

Bindow urges pilgrims to pray for Buhari

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Friday urged intending pilgrims for the 2017 pilgrimage to Mecca to offer special prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari to recover from his ill health.

Bamaiyi faults Senate over anti-corruption stance

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd.), has said that the Senate is not serious about supporting the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Jonathan, ex-ministers in cold war over $1.2bn arms scandal

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, and some of his ex-Ministers who are facing trial, are locked in a cold war.

Expose me If you have evidence that I looted – Omokri

Reno Omokri, spokesman to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has challenged the federal government to expose any evidence that he looted the nation’s treasury.

As we begin the journey to 2019

The Presidential race is always the biggest deal in most countries, Nigeria in particular. The reason is simple. The President of Nigeria is probably the most powerful black President in the world.

President Buhari urged to resign if not strong enough

The bishops also reprimanded the Presidency for persistently refusing to disclose Buhari’s health status, saying they were in support of protesters demanding the President’s resignation.

Human rights abuses capable of undermining anti-terror war – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Abuja said a series of allegations of fundamental rights abuses levelled against the military were capable of undermining the war against terrorism.

Group lauds Osinbajo for suspending police promotion

A civil society organisation, Office of the Citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OCFRN) has commended the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for suspending the on-going promotion exercise in the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).

National carrier will grow Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the establishment of a national carrier will grow Nigeria’s economy.

We have succeeded in nursing Nigeria’s sick economy – Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the Buhari administration has succeeded in nursing Nigeria’s “very sick economy”.

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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.