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Primaries: Nine APC governors meet Muhammadu Buhari, demand justice

The governors are Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha (imo), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Sani Bello (Niger), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), and Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa).

APC releases list of aspirants cleared for senatorial primaries

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has released names of aspirants that have been cleared to take part in the senatorial primaries across the federation.

Nasarawa Assembly: Only experienced guber aspirant’ll get our support

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has given conditions for it to support any governorship aspirant, noting that such must be a well experienced and acceptable by the people.

My govt won’t tolerate barbaric acts – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from attacks and wanton killing of people, noting that his administration would not tolerate these barbaric acts.

To whom does Buhari’s ‘human side’ matter?

For politicians, especially presidents, images matter a lot. Perception is reality. The eye can be tyrannical; it demands to be fed with images that contour its

Group proposes unicameral legislature, scrapping of Senate

The Plateau Progressive forum (PPF) has suggested parliamentary form of government for the country as it opts for Unicameral Legislature, saying that the senate should be abolished.

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Muhammadu Buhari launches ‘My Food Bank’ programme

“My Food Bank’’, an initiative of young Nigerians to address the problem of food security in the country has been launched by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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21 killed in ethnic violence in Ethiopia

At least 21 people have been killed in two days of fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia, the state-affiliated Fana radio reported on Friday.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Unions issue aviation agencies 14-day ultimatum over condition of service

Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have issued the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum, starting from December 17 to release the reviewed Conditions of Service (CoS) of the agencies in the sector.

Elections: UN cautions DR Congo against ‘excessive use of force’

Deadly pre-election violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sparked by police reportedly firing live ammunition at opposition supporters, has been condemned by the UN’s rights chief, Ms Michelle Bachelet.