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The Nigerian Army on Saturday warned residents of Kano and Jigawa State to be on the lookout for members of Boko Haram fleeing from the Lake Chad region as their enclaves came under intense onslaught of the military.
Nigerian Army on Friday said one of the Boko Haram factional leaders, and abductor of the 14 Margi Women have been wounded in a battle around the lake chad region in Northeast Nigeria.
Barely 24 hours after former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, emerged as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 polls, a clique in Igboland led by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chief Chris Uba has started mounting pressure on the party’s presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to drop him.
The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) on Saturday called for more donor agencies and increased domestic financing to drive malaria elimination in the country.
Leadership of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) has warned of the possibility of the country plunging into another round of recession, a threat it wants President Muhammadu Buhari to avert immediately.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday dispatched three ministers to Dapchi town to meet with Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu.
The Ondo APC Mandate Group has asked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to wade into the alleged bribery scandal involving a chieftain of the party in Ondo State.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Campaign Organisation have dismissed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused the national leadership of trying to field candidates who did not emerge from the primary election conducted by the state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), saying that only the courts can decide who the real candidates are in the 2019 general election.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the families of kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu and two abducted aid workers that the Federal Government will leave no stone unturned to secure their release.
The Ondo State All Progressives Congress, APC, House of Representatives’ primaries for the Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency was on Friday marred by violence.
The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has advised outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose to look elsewhere for political sanctuary, should he jump out of the PDP.