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Congresses: APC should have learnt from PDP – Kassim Afegbua

The spokesperson for General Ibrahim Babangida, Mr Kassim Afegbua, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congresses (APC) following the congresses conducted by the party in some states.

Tucano jets: Why President Buhari didn’t wait for National Assembly’s approval – Festus Keyamo

The spokesperson of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 campaign, Festus Keyamo, has explained why his principal approved the withdrawal of $462million to pay for 12 Super Tucano jets from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), without prior approval from the National Assembly.

Bolaji Abdullahi: Why Nigerians should re-elect President Buhari in 2019

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi, has explained why Nigerians should re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

Colonel Labo: Governor Fayose ignorant of President Buhari’s motives for $1 billion arms fund

A retired military officer, Col. Hassan Labo, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose is ignorant of why President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of $1billion for the purchase of military equipment.

Olisa Metuh: PDP is a party that ensures principles of democracy

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is one that ensures the principles of democracy, and allow people their fundamental human right.

INEC to release fresh timetable for Senator Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will release a fresh timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District.

Senator Akintoye: Nigerians should unite, vote out President Buhari in 2019

Second Republic Senator, Prof. Banji Akintoye, has urged Nigerians to unite and vote President Muhammadu Buhari out of office in 2019.

Afenifere: Federal govt wobbling due to ‘overweight’

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has said the federal government as presently constituted is wobbling as a result of its overweight

Fulani herdsmen worse than Boko Haram – Colonel Stan-Labo

A retired military officer, Colonel Hassan Stan-Labo, on Thursday said herdsmen attacks in states might be worse than the Boko Haram insurgency.

We warned Nigerians that Libya is deadly – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, says Nigerians were warned against going to “deadly and dangerous” Libya.

Anambra guber: UPP’s Osita Chidoka expresses disappointment with INEC ahead of election

The United Progressive Party (UPP) candidate in the upcoming Anambra Governorship election, Osita Chidoka, has expressed disappointment with the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC).

President Buhari’s visit to South-East has nothing to do with politics – Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has denied claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East region was politically motivated.

2018 Budget: Federal govt not courageous enough to increase spending – Bismarck Rewane

A leading economist and financial derivatives analyst, Bismarck Rewane, has said the federal government is not courageous enough to increase its spending in the 2018 budget proposal.

Afenifere faults alleged special treatment of sacked SGF Babachir Lawal

The termination of Mr Oke’s appointment follows the discovery of huge sums of cash in various currencies in a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.

I will not sweep Abdulrasheed Maina’s case ‘under the carpet’ – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will not sweep the case involving the embattled former pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina, under the carpet.

Senator Isah Misau docked, granted N5m bail over corruption allegations against IGP Ibrahim idris

The Federal Government, on Thursday, arraigned Senator Isah Misau before an Abuja High Court at Maitama for making “injurious falsehood” against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, and the Nigerian Police Force.

Presidency dismisses alleged marginalization of Igbos ​

The Presidency has dismissed insinuations in certain quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari is marginalizing the South East region especially in the area of appointments.

2019: INEC chief Mahmood Yakubu reveals lesson Nigeria learnt from Liberia election

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has revealed the lesson Nigeria’s top electoral body learnt from the ongoing election in Liberia.

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