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Chibok abduction: Probe panel’s report missing in Goodluck Jonathan’s book – Kashim Shettima

The Governor declared that by refusing to publish any part of his own panel’s findings on the Chibok abduction, Jonathan’s book was nothing short of a presidential tale by midday”.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Senate urges federal government to name ICTM after Tony Anenih

The Senate on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to name the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (ICTM), Uromi, in Edo State after Tony Anenih, former chairman, Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Chief Anthony Anenih

Uche Secondus: PDP to immortalise Tony Anenih

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has declared that the party will immortalise the late Tony Anenih.

Adamu Adamu: Federal government can’t meet ASUU demands now

The federal government on Monday said it did not have the financial power now to meet the demands of the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Wellbeing of education sector dependent on oil prices

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, says the wellbeing of the education sector is dependent on oil prices.

Federal government woos striking university lecturers back to negotiation table

The Federal Government on Monday began fresh moves to woo members of the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) back to the negotiation table.

SERAP: Tax evasion fueling poverty in Nigeria

A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on over $8 billion oil and gas assets sold to Nigerian entities fuels poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in Nigeria

Samuel Ortom: Benue people not against Fulani

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people out to cause confusion.

Samuel Ortom: We are not against Fulani people

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people out to cause confusion.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Charles Anike: Atiku Abubakar most prepared candidate for presidency

Comrade Charles Anike, the National President of Eastern Union (EU), a political pressure group for the people of old Eastern Region, has said that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President, is the most prepared for the position of Nigeria’s President since the return to democracy.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Atiku Abubakar better than Muhammadu Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday made a surprising reversal of his stance by endorsing the political ambition of his former vice president, Atiku Abubakar.

Atiku Abubakar: I’m more qualified than others to be president

Former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential hopeful, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said he is more qualified to be next President ahead of other contestants.

Rivers monarch kicks against granting amnesty to criminals

A second class traditional ruler in Rivers, Chief Mene Nule, has advocated the stoppage of granting amnesty to criminals by federal and state governments.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi: I’m confident of picking PDP’s ticket

Sen Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said he was confident of picking the party’s ticket for the 2019 election.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi: I am confident of picking PDP presidential ticket

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said he was confident of picking the party’s ticket for the 2019 election.
President Buhari receives different Groups in Daura Katsina State on 24th Aug 2018

President Buhari tells military to be ruthless in fighting bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be “as ruthless as humanly possible” in carrying out their assignment.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo: How we stopped Niger Delta militancy, IPOB plot

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has singled out traditional rulers as the brains behind the successful stoppage of Niger Delta militancy and the truncation of the secession plot by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East, leading to relative peace in the two regions.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Lawyer: New law can’t stop Goodluck Jonathan from vying for president

A constitutional lawyer, Mr. Okoli Akirika, has said that the amended 1999 constitution cannot bar former President Goodluck Jonathan from vying for president of Nigeria if he chooses to.

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Kano Pillars stop Wikki Tourists to retain Ahlan Cup

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