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Political parties reject INEC’s moves to relocate Dogara’s constituency collation centre

Political parties with candidates vying for the seat of member representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State have rejected moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to relocate the constituency collation centre just weeks to the 2019 elections.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
Chika Okpala, alias Zebrudaya honoured at Zuma film festival

Chika Okpala, Ali Nuhu, others honoured at Zuma Film Festival

Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.

Man to die by hanging for killing aged father

A Jos Court of Appeal (COA) on Tuesday sentenced a middle-aged man Jibril Idrisa, to death by hanging for killing his aged father over N56,000.00 being proceeds from the sale of Guinea Corn.

2019: Yakubu Dogara urges youth to shun thuggery

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged youths to shun thuggery during the 2019 elections process.

Matthew Kukah: No president worldwide can be as irresponsible as Nigerian president

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has said that no president of any country in the world can be as irresponsible in the usage of power as a Nigerian president.

Bauchi: Yakubu Dogara emerges PDP House of Rep candidate

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate of Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency in Bauchi State
Yakubu Dogara

Yakubu Dogara: Why I returned to the PDP

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said he returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not because he was denied ticket to contest election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Yakubu Dogara

2019: Yakubu Dogara finally defects to PDP

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has finally laid to rest speculations of his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), as he formally switched parties on Thursday.

PDP panel grills presidential aspirants Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.

Sule Lamido calls for President Buhari’s impeachment

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described Nigeria as a sick nation that needs to be salvaged by concerned Nigerians.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Olisa Agbakoba

Olisa Agbakoba’s People’s Trust, 30 other parties adopt Governor Ambode for 2019

The People’s Trust, a new mega party nationally led by legal icon and human rights advocate, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), and Dr. Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa, the son of former Tafawa Balewa, leading 30 other political parties in Lagos State has offered its 2019 governorship ticket to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

APC: Crushing defeat awaits ‘Paperweight Dogara’ in House of Reps election

The All Progressives Congress appears not to be losing sleep over the reported defection of Speaker Yakubu Dogara from its fold to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, where he came from.

2019: Speaker Dogara has defected to PDP, purchased re-election forms – official

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party, a top official of the PDP has said.

Sule Lamido: President Buhari’s integrity claim a fraud

Former Jigawa State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, has dismissed the claim of integrity attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that before him, there were famed Nigerian leaders with integrity, which the president has never acknowledged.

APC can’t succeed in move to impeach Senator Saraki – Bauchi lawmaker

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula constituency in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area, Muhammad Adamu Tukur, has said that the move being orchestrated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki will fail.

Patrick Lumumba: Nigeria’s leadership deficit, missing link to Africa’s greatness

Kenyan Anti-Corruption Crusader Prof. Patrick Lumumba has blamed the challenges to Africa’s greatness on the problems of leadership structure in Nigeria.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

2019: I’m not an opportunist – Senator Markafi

A former governor of Kaduna State, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, on Monday, in Asaba, Delta State said he is committed to the total restructuring of the country if elected as president in next year’s election.

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Federal government to implement agric mechanization programme with $1.1 billion loan from Brazil

The Federal Government is set to implement ‘The Green Imperative’ agricultural mechanization programme with a $1.1billion loan from the Brazilian government.

Ikeja Electric cautions public against activities around power lines

In a renewed commitment to its high safety standards, Ikeja Electric Plc has cautioned the public in its network against building structures and engaging in social and economic activities under power lines.

NOA urges Nigerians to resolve political grievances through lawful means

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Nigerians to always resolve political issues peacefully through lawful means instead of taking laws into their hands.

FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
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Australian Open: Simona Halep staggers into clash with Venus Williams

World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.