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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Pro-Atiku group faults plan to sell NNPC

The Atiku-Agbaje Media Engagement Network has urged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to rescind his proposed policy on sale of NNPC if elected.
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Katsina Central: Ibrahim Kurfi loses APC senatorial primary

The former Managing Director of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Mr. Kabiru Abdullahi Barkiya, Thursday defeated the incumbent senator representing Katsina Central at the red chamber, Ibrahim Umar Kurfi, to emerge the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for the zone.

Senator Owie advocates North, South East presidency for next 8 years

Chairman of the ADP National Contact Committee, Senator Rowland Owie, has said the North should occupy the presidency in the next eight years with the South East producing the vice president.

Defections: APC’ll still win in 2019 – Governor Okorocha

Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has boasted that the current crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) will not affect the party’s chance of having a sweet victory in the 2019 general elections.

House of Reps to question ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Kemi Adeosun, others over Abacha loot

A panel of the House of Representatives will question former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan over the recovery of money stolen by a former military Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha.

Senator Ekweremadu faults National Assembly committees for slashing budget for Enugu Airport

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed the National Assembly Committees for the slashing of budgetary allocation for the completion of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, in the 2018 Appropriation Act from N2 billion to N500 million.

Federal government probes role of Cambridge Analytica in Nigeria’s elections

The Federal Government has set up an in-house committee to investigate the activities of the data-mining firm, Cambridge Analytica, during the nation’s general elections in 2007 and 2015.

Nigeria investigates Cambridge Analytica for alleged election manipulation

Cambridge Analytica, according to the reports, worked with Israeli hackers who were instructed to get dirt on Muhammadu Buhari during the presidential campaign.

Is Obasanjo an opportunist, patriot or mystic?

Nigerians who have been waiting with baited expectation for who blinks first between ex president Olusegun Obasanjo, OBJ and incumbent president, Muhamadu Buhari, PMB appear to have a long waiting time.

Why I went to coma when Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in 2015 – President...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he went temporarily into a coma when former President Goodluck Jonathan called him to concede defeat in the 2015 presidential election.

Ex-President Jonathan was not power hungry – Senator Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said he believes ex-President Goodluck Jonathan let corruption thrive during his administration, but was not a power hungry individual.

How whistle-blowing helped my tenure at EFCC – Nuhu Ribadu

The deployment of whistle-blowing policy resulted in a successful prosecution of some of the biggest corruption cases between 2003 and 2007, a former head of anti-graft EFCC has said.

Goodluck Jonathan’s ministers, not APC responsible for Patience’s travails – Group

The national president of the Forum, Elliot Afiyo, who spoke on behalf of the group, gave this disclosure on Sunday in an interview with our correspondent, after the group’s meeting with some youth groups in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

Jonathan inherited Diezani from Obasanjo, Yar’adua – Ex-Minister

A former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Suleiman, ​has ​reminded Nigerians that former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke,​ also worked for former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Umar Yar’adua.​

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Strike: Presidency, lawmakers insist Muhammadu Buhari will present 2019 budget on Wednesday

The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in Nigeria

Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.