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Islamisation: Don’t let your disappointment with President Buhari turn you into a bigot –...

A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot.

Election: Niger Delta Avengers vow to cripple economy if President Buhari re-elected

A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Niger Delta threatened on Thursday to cripple Africa’s top oil producer if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in a vote due to be held on Saturday.

Niger Delta Avengers vow to cripple economy if President Buhari re-elected

Nigerian militants threatened on Thursday to cripple Africa’s biggest economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in a vote due to be held on Saturday, the Niger Delta Avengers said in a statement on Thursday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

PANDEF’s plan to adopt Atiku Abubakar divides Ijaw, Itshekiri nations

Itsekiri Elders and Leaders under the auspices of Itsekiri Leaders of Thought, ILT, has dissociated themselves from the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

It’ll be bloody if President Buhari rigs elections – Niger-Delta militants

Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators (CNDA), the umbrella body of militant groups in the Niger Delta, has vowed to resist any attempt to foist President Muhammadu Buhari on Nigerians.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan: President Buhari will win in Delta

Former governor of Delta State and All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Delta South senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said that the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta area and Delta state, in particular, would make his re-election in the February presidential election very easy.

National Assembly: PIGB transmitted to President Buhari

The National Assembly on Friday said it had finally transmitted the final harmonised copy of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, making it the second time it has claimed to do so in about one month even though the presidency denied receiving the bill at the first occasion.

Benue group asks President Buhari to proscribe Myetti Allah

A group, Mdzough U Tiv, Lagos State chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to proscribe the Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, as a solution to the killings by herdsmen in the country.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan confirms Delta South senatorial ambition

Immediate past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, has said he wants to represent Delta South Senatorial District at the Senate in 2019 because of his desire to pursue quality legislation that will lead to an end of the crisis in the Niger Delta region.

Police arrest two for threatening to abduct oil workers, blow up facilities

The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two suspected members of the amalgamated Niger Delta Avengers who allegedly threatened to kidnap oil workers and blow up oil facilities.

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu, wife not in Ghana

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that only the Nigerian Army and Federal Government know the whereabouts of its leader Nnamdi Kanu, denying rumors that Kanu and his wife were spotted in Accra, Ghana.

We’ve lost 32 persons to herdsmen in Taraba – Tiv leader

Taraba State Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) today said, only from January, it has lost no fewer than 32 persons in separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the state.

APC’s false hope on restructuring

I applaud the effort of the APC but is it not too little too late? Why did the party wait for over two years, and for the lawmakers to vote against the party position, before embarking on this exercise? Are those recommendations already not contained in the 2014 National Conference report?

Osinbajo: I’m not concerned about 2019 election yet

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he is not concerned about the 2019 presidential election at the moment.

Weaker dollar may not hurt Nigeria country – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria’s vice president said on Thursday that a weaker U.S. dollar did not necessarily hurt his oil-producing nation.

Delta govt invites Avengers for dialogue over threat to resume bombing

Deputy Governor of Delta State and Chairman, Delta State Advocacy Committee Against Vandalism of Oil and Gas Facilities, Mr. Kingsley Otuaro, has appealed to the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to sheathe their swords and come to the dialogue table.

Nigeria, Saudi record biggest increase in oil output

Crude oil production in Nigeria rose by 88,700 barrels per day last month, the second biggest increase among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Ijaw youths demand oil and gas colony

Youths from Ijaw extraction in the nine states of the Niger Delta have condemned the killings going on across the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen, calling on the government to put an end to the senseless killings.

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EFCC seizes over N643.9 million, $706.8 million in Kano

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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Governor AbdulRazaq: We inherited N100 billion debts not N30 billion

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said that his administration inherited a sum of N100 billion debts from the former government of AbdulFatah Ahmed.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

Federal government directs accountant-general, others to publish daily financial statements

The Federal Government on Monday directed the Accountant General of the Federation to publish daily treasury summary statements of financial inflows and outflows.
The Super Eagles CD Leganes defender Chidozie Awaziem has set his sight on their next league match against Deportivo Alavés on Friday, December 13.

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