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FCT elections: Motorists flout restriction order on Airport road

In spite of the restriction of vehicular movement during the Saturday’s area council election in the Federal Capital Territory, vehicles have continued to ply the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expresse way.

Bi-Courtney insists on 36 years concession validity on MMA2

Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), on Tuesday insisted that it had 36 years validity on the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession model of the facility.
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Rafiu Balogun: Those who describe last election as the worst in Nigeria are wrong

A former National Legal Adviser of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Rafiu Balogun, said on Sunday that anyone who says the February 23, 2019 election was the worst in Nigeria’s history is incorrect.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Why I won’t congratulate President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, said he would not congratulate the President Muhammadu Buhari because the election was not free and fair but marred by many irregularities.

INEC accredits CODER to monitor 2019 elections

The Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform (CODER) has been granted accreditation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the 2019 Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly elections.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who staged a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers recount 14-year ordeal of non-payment of benefits

Some pensioners and ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have given accounts of the trauma, untold hardship they went through for more than 14 years they were retrenched without payment of their pensions and benefits.
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Election: Asiwaju Tinubu welcomes foreign observers

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has welcomed all foreign observers ahead of the up coming general election in Nigeria.

Lagos airport agog as Nigeria Airways ex-workers rally for President Buhari’s reelection

The Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Friday came alive as ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited staged a rally to support the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Nigeria Airways ex-workers to stage rally for President Buhari February 8

Ex-workers of Nigeria Airways Limited will on Feb. 8 stage a mega rally in Lagos to declare their support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidacy in the Feb. 16 presidential election.

Senator Shehu Sani: Governor el-Rufai will attack President Buhari in future

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Nasir el-Rufai, the state governor, will turn against President Muhammadu Buhari in the future.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
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.

Ex-President Obasanjo to embark on foreign tour for Atiku Abubakar

Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo will in the coming days embark on foreign trips where he will market Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the international community on why he thinks he will make a good president of Nigeria if elected.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Ex-President Obasanjo an election ‘rigger without peer’

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has taken his turn at lashing out at Olusegun Obasanjo over the the former president’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Yinka Odumakin: I helped Governor el-Rufai submit Amina Zakari’s CV to Presidency

Afenifere spokesman and activist, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, says contrary to reports, it was Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and not President Muhammadu Buhari that recommended Amina Zakari as a nominee for an appointment at the Independent National Electoral Commission.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-10

Atiku Abubakar: Muhammadu Buhari taking credit for PDP projects

Phrank Shaibu, senior special assistant on public communication to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of taking credit for projects executed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
President Buhari presents 2019 Budget to the National Assembly on 19th Dec 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari retains social intervention projects in 2019 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has retained fiscal allocations for both the Social Intervention Projects (SIPs) and the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme in the 2019 budget.
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Femi Hamzat: We will sustain Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

The Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration, if elected, will sustain and expand the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund’s initiative put in place by the current administration.

Police emolument: Ibrahim Idris gets N3.3 million as rent subsidy

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) will now get N3.3 million annually as rent subsidy in the new emolument approved for the Nigeria Police Force by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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PDP: INEC culprit of 2019 elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday held its 85 (Emergency) National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, and alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was the culprit of the 2019 general elections.
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Gunmen kill 10 in Benue community

Gunmen have reportedly killed 10 people in a fresh attack on Tser Uoreleegeb community of Ubabai council ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.
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Atiku Abubakar: How I defeated President Buhari

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has given a breakdown of the number of votes he allegedly scored in each state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

Report: Shell knew its $1.1 billion for OPL 245 will go into private pockets

A new report by a non-governmental organisation, Global Witness, has blamed Shell and Eni for their alleged roles in the acquisition of OPL 245 in the oil-rich Niger Delta which is linked to Malabu oil scandal.