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Sule Lamido: I won’t step down for Atiku Abubakar, I’m his senior

A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has responded to a statement in which former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, said Lamido would step down for him in the presidential race.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, Sule Lamido bicker over PDP ticket

Two frontline contenders for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, have disagreed over who should step down for the other.

Nigerian military warns Shiites protesters in FCT

The Nigerian military Wednesday warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) protesting against the detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, not to disturb the peace and security of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Bride runs away after groom fails to provide traditional marriage items

The police in Suleja, Niger State, have confirmed the arrest of the parents and relation of a bride, who disappeared after her wedding, refusing to go to her husband’s home.

NDLEA impounds 159m tablets of Tramadol at Apapa Port

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said it had seized 159 million tablets of Tramadol at Apapa Port in Lagos.

EFCC tenders document in trial of man allegedly responsible for several ghost workers

The trial-within-trial in a case involving one Dairo Samson, who is facing eight counts of theft, criminal breach of trust and advance fee fraud continued on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 before Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja.

Four shortlisted for NAFDAC top job

Four candidates are on the radar of the Presidency for consideration as the director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
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Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
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EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.