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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.
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
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.
A former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has reacted to the claim by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has planted some presidential aspirants within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has said that voting in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming general election would further divide Nigeria.
Jonathan Vatsa, an All Progressives Congress chieftain in Niger, says the party remains strong and committed to meeting the desired needs of Nigerians.
Saudi Arabia on Monday rejected a resolution passed by the US Senate last week, which directly pinned the blame for the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital will today (Monday) begin hearing of the impeachment suit filed against President Muhammadu Buhari.
The President of the Midwest Movement, Dr Pedro Obaseki, has urged presidential candidates in the 2019 elections to exibit the spirit of good sportmanship to deepen democracy.
The security court in Comoros has handed down life sentences with hard labour to four senior opposition figures and lengthy jail terms to several others for plotting against the state.
Workers of National Assembly have commenced the four-day warning industrial action with a threat to put off power supply.
The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has dismissed as fake news the report in some online media that the umbrella christian body has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office.
Ogun State African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship candidate, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, popularly known as GNI, has assured that he will spread his administration’s projects across the three senatorial districts of the state if elected in the 2019 general election.
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has restated her resolve to contribute to the reduction of the level of poverty in the country and ensuring self-reliance among Nigerian women.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, on Saturday lambasted the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over his campaign centered around the economy.
Eighteen Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) have backed the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to decline assent to the Electoral Act amendment bill 2018.