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Kingsley Moghalu: Rotational presidencies promoting bad leadership

A presidential aspirant for the 2019 General Elections, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has blamed the nation’s poor leadership over the years on a pattern of rotational presidencies between Northern and Southern Nigeria.

2019: NCP disowns presidential aspirant Thomas Ikubese

The National Conscience Party (NCP), Lagos State chapter, has disowned Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, who claims to be a 2019 presidential aspirant under its platform, saying that he is not a functional member of the party.

Nigerians have lost confidence in you – Primate Okoh tells President Buhari

Primate of Anglican Church, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, on Friday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that larger percentage of Nigerians have lost confidence in his government.

Ex-Rep Bamidele urges workers to accept ex-Governor Fayemi’s apologies, vote for APC

Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, has appealed to Ekiti workers to vote for the candidate of the party, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in the July 14 governorship poll.

Kingsley Moghalu: Nine million Nigerians lost jobs under President Buhari

A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has said that defeating President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections will be easy.

Sokoto government spends N500 million to enroll girls in schools

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal disclosed this at the opening ceremony of a media dialogue on Educate-A-Child (EAC) Cash Transfer Programme (CTP) funded by DFID on Wednesday in Sokoto.

Professor Moghalu: I’ll beat President Buhari using his “poor record”

Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank and Presidential aspirant for the 2019 General Elections, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, said on Tuesday that he will be running for the 2019 Presidential election against President Muhammadu Buhari using the President’s own record.

Commissioner: 12,000 youths, women benefit from CBN SME Fund

Nearly 12,000 women and youths have benefitted from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund, the Niger State Commissioner for Commerce and Investment, Alhaji Mudi Mohammed, has said.

Nasarawa farmers seek farm inputs for better yield

Some farmers in Nasarawa state have appealed to the federal and state governments to ensure timely distribution of fertilisers and other farm inputs to boost food production in the country.

Ekiti guber: We won’t rig election for any party – INEC

Contrary to repeated the allegation being raised by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was plotting to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state, the commission has said nothing would make it compromise the integrity of the poll in favour of any candidate.

At least one person killed at inauguration of Sierra Leone’s Julius Bio

At least one person was killed and about twenty injured on Saturday while trying to force the entrance of a crowded stadium in Freetown where the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio was taking place, announced the police and the Red Cross.

Vice President Osinbajo: Nigeria on course to effectively tackle poverty, unemployment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the country is on course to effectively tackle poverty and unemployment through its micro-economic planning and Social Investment Programmes.

APC’s ‘symbolic sweeping’ of PDP zonal rally venue clownish

The Osun chapter of the PDP on Sunday mocked the “symbolic sweeping” of Freedom Park, Osogbo venue of its Saturday zonal rally, by the rival APC, describing the action as “clownish”.

Group calls for abolition of quota system in Nigeria

A non-religious and non-partisan organization, Cosmos Endowment Foundation (CEF), is advocating for the abolition of Nigeria’s quota system as one of the ways forward in building the country’s capacity.

Yoruba group rejects calls for restructuring

A socio-political group, Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, has rejected calls for the restructuring of the country, describing them as insensitive and self-serving.

Federal government urged to devise means to end killings

The Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria has suggested that Nigerian government should device workable means of ending killings in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states and other security challenges in other parts of Nigeria before it escalates.

2019: Arewa youths to conduct mock election for northern presidential hopefuls

Following the re-election of Comrade Kabiru Yusuf as the President of Arewa Consultative Youth Movement (ACYM), the body says it would conduct a mock election to determine which aspirant’s vision is in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of Northern Youths .

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians have never had it this bad since the civil war

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has challenged Nigerians to rise up to change the APC led-government if they truly desire to continue to have a country.

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Dakuku Peterside: Maritime security critical to Nigerian economy

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APC: Timi Frank spoke in personal capacity

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Governor Wike: Federal Government plotting to kill me

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