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Miyetti Allah: We protect economic interest, speak for nomads

Fulani herdsmen organisation, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has expressed displeasure with the criticisms against the group’s comparison with the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ahmad Lawan: APC’s 2023 presidential ticket belongs to South West

Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state chapter, Ahmad Lawan, has declared that South west will produce the next president on the platform of the party in 2023.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal

Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.

Zamfara: We pay ransoms to bandits daily – council chief

The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.

PDP asks appeal court president to leave presidential poll tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.

ADP expels campaign chief, 16 others over anti-party activities

The internal wrangling shredding the Action Democratic Party (ADP) to pieces has deepened, as members of the National Executive Council (NEC), yesterday expelled the Director General of YY Sani Presidential Campaign, James Okoroma, and sixteen others from the party for anti-party activities.
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Police: Three persons, 319 cattle killed in fresh violence in Plateau

The police in Plateau have confirmed the killing of three persons and 319 cattle in separate attacks on some villages in Bassa Local Government Area.
Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.

Senator Boroffice: Governor Akeredolu behind petition against my emergence as APC senator-elect

Senator representing Ondo North District in the National Assembly, Ajayi Boroffice, has accused the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of masterminding the petition against his emergence as lawmaker-elect at the election tribunal for Ondo State.
Robert Ajayi Boroffice

Row over withdrawal of petition against Senator Boroffice at election tribunal

The lawmaker representing Ondo North Senatorial District, Prof Ajayi Boroffice, has said that the state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu was not involved in the final withdrawal of the case at the Ondo state Election Tribunal as being reported in the media.
The Emir of Patigi in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, has passed on.

President Buhari sad over death of Etsu Patigi

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family, government and people of Kwara State on the death of the Etsu Patigi, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar.
The Emir of Patigi in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, has passed on.

Emir of Patigi passes on in Abuja

The Emir of Patigi in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, has passed on.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

James Ebri: Blame INEC for APC’s loss in Cross River

A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Cross River, Mr James Ebri, has blamed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for being responsible for the party’s poor outing in the 2019 general elections in the state.

Elections: INEC omits APC from results sheets in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed regrets over the omission of the acronym of the All Progressives Congress on the results sheets for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Zamfara State
Yusuf Buba

Yusuf Buba wishes to succeed Yakubu Dogara as speaker

Mr Yusuf Buba, Member, Representing Hong/Gombi Federal Constituency, Adamawa, has expressed desire to vie for the position of speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in the ninth assembly.

ACD suspends scribe for endorsing President Buhari

The Advanced Congress of Democrats, one of the political parties, has slammed an indefinite suspension on its National Secretary, Nwakeafor Worthyman, who also ran as its presidential candidate in the 2019 election, for alleged anti-party activities.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Election: Miyetti Allah directs members to vote for President Buhari

A Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, North West zone, has directed its members, especially those in the zone, to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.

Kajuru killings: Fulani group calls for prosecution of perpetrators

Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) has called on the Kaduna State government and security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators of gruesome killings of 66 persons in Kajuru, Kaduna State, are apprehended and brought to book.

Elections postponement: INEC’s decision ridiculous – NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists has described as ridiculous the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the country’s general elections scheduled to commence on Saturday (today).

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Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari planning to spend N2.5 trillion on debt servicing

Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.

Federal government trains 45,000 Nigerians on entrepreneurial skills

The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
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South African troops pull out of violent Cape Town suburbs

South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.

Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi set to dump Rotherham United for West Brom

The tall centre-back can also play in midfield and will be a good addition to the West Brom squad who will be looking to secure promotion to the English Premier League next season.