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Lagos APC chieftain warns Jimi Agbaje to stop blackmailing Bola Tinubu

Lagos APC youth scribe Idris Aregbe warns PDP gubernatorial candidate Jimi Agbaje to cease from blackmailing and assassinating the character of APC national leader Bola Ahmed Tinubu

IPOB: Our decision to boycott 2019 general elections irrevocable

The leadership of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reiterated its decision to boycott the forthcoming 2019 general elections is irrevocable, saying that no amount of cajoling and criticisms of the decision as counter-productive would make it change the decision.

Abdullahi Ganduje: A vote for Muhammadu Buhari will return South East to mainstream politics

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) South East Peace and Reconciliation Committee, on Sunday said the South East geo-political zone could return to mainstream Nigerian politics if they vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC candidates in the 2019 general elections.

Ali Ndume: PDP introduced vote-buying

The senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has accused the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of introducing vote-buying into the Nigeria’s electoral system.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Operation Python Dance III: Pro-Biafra groups carpet Southeast governors

The leadership of the Coalition of pro-Biafra Agitators have carpeted South East governors for keeping mum over the planned Operation Python Dance III by Nigerian Army, scheduled to commence in December.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Anthony Anenih: A personal and political portrait

Anthony Anenih, the political leader, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, who has died aged 85, was one of the most important figures in the story of Nigeria’s return to civilian rule, and a founding father and a major influence in the party that ruled the country for an unbroken stretch of 16 years.

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

2019: SDP’s Donald Duke picks running mate

The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has picked Junaid Mohammed as his running mate for the 2019 elections.
Nnamdi Kanu Israel

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu didn’t agree with any politician to work against Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

Uche Mefor, deputy leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says Nnamdi Kanu did not reach any agreement to work against President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection.
Sokoto - Peoples Democratic Party - PDP - Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa

Attahiru Bafarawa: Incumbency will not determine election winners in 2019

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, a Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Aspirant, says the power of incumbency will not determine winners of the 2019 general elections.

2019: PDP presidential aspirant vows to tackle insecurity

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Stanley Osifo, has stated that he will tackle insecurity if he emerges the next president.

2019: Only APGA can guarantee victory for candidates in Anambra – chieftain

As aspirants jostle for the tickets of various political parties for the forthcoming general election the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has been identified as the only party that can guarantee victory for any candidate in the election in Anambra State.
National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

Vote-buying: Comrade Oshiomhole wants INEC to prosecute ex-President Jonathan

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday insisted that former President Goodluck Jonathan, introduced and perfected vote-buying syndrome into Nigerian politics, calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to prosecute him for electoral crime.

Peter Ameh emerges IPAC national chairman

Chief Peter Ameh of the People’s Progressive Party on Wednesday in Abuja emerged the National Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council.

2019: ADP raises alarm over alleged death threat to Lagos guber aspirant

The Action Democratic Party (ADP), Lagos State Chapter, has raised an alarm over what it described as a death threat to its aspirant, Mr Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi popularly known as BOG on a live TV show by the spokesman of APC in Lagos State, Mr Joe Igbokwe.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senator Arise: Supreme court must declare Senator Saraki, others’ seat vacant

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has been urged to approach the Supreme Court on the need to declare the seats of Senate President Bukola Saraki and other defecting senators vacant.

Senator Shehu Sani: Direct primaries remain most credible, transparent

As political parties prepare for the 2019 general elections, Sen. Shehu Sani (APC/Kaduna), has said that direct primary elections were the most credible and transparent process of determining candidates.

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Presidency: Muhammadu Buhari has asked NBS to correct statistics on unemployment rate

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.
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IATA: High taxes, poor airport infrastructure stifling growth of local airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is demanding that Nigeria alongside other Africa states take steps to reduce cost of doing business in its aviation sector if it hopes to unlock dormant potential in the sector for national growth and prosperity.
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Yemi Osinbajo to participate in Africa-Europe High Level Forum in Vienna

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, would be participating in the Africa-Europe High Level Forum with other African and European Heads of States or Government holding in Vienna, Austria on Monday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 18.

Finidi George: Victor Moses must fight for place at Chelsea

The 28-year-old was immensely valued under former Blues manager Antonio Conte where he emerged as one of the best wing-backs in the world, helping the Italian win the 2016/17 premier league title and linked with a switch to Barcelona.
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Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.