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President Buhari congratulates journalist Dan Agbese at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated veteran journalist, columnist and author, Dan Agbese, on his 75th birthday.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

Senator Saraki: We must preserve democracy at all costs

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Friday urged Nigerians to guard the country’s democracy jealously and shun acts that could truncate it.

Jimoh Ibrahim does not own Newswatch – ex-directors

Former Directors of Newswatch Communications Limited, publishers of the defunct Newswatch magazine, have debunked the claim by millionaire businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, that he owns Newswatch.

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Orji Kalu: I’m still in deputy senate presidency race

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has not adopted Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President, a leading contender for the position, Orji Kalu, has declared.

PDP assemblyman nominates APC lawmaker Kano Assembly Speaker

The Kano State House of Assembly has elected the member representing Ajingi Constituency, Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba-Gafasa, as the new Speaker of the 9th Assembly.

Gunmen attack on Plateau varsity sparks students protest

Students of the Plateau State University on Monday took to the streets in protest over an attack on their institution by armed men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
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APC adopts Senator Omo-Agege for deputy senate president

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, for the position of Deputy Senate President.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Presidential election tribunal dismisses petition against President Buhari’s victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.