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Rig Bayelsa Election, Suffer Dire Consequences In Jonathan’s State, PDP Warns INEC, APC

Ahead of Saturday’s Bayelsa state governorship run-off election in Southern Ijaw, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again rallied its formation in the state and particularly Southern Ijaw Local Government, to use all means necessary...

EFCC Detains Olisa Metuh, PDP Begs APC Not To Kill Its Spokesman

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday demanded an immediate release of the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, who was Tuesday morning invited and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)."This development, which did...

What Saraki And IMF Boss, Lagarde, Will Discuss

 Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki will on Wednesday lead the leadership of the Senate to a meeting with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde, who is currently on a four-day working visit...

Don’t Be Deceived: Reduction Of Fuel Price Is Gimmick To Deregulation, Says SPN

The Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) called on Nigerians on Tuesday not be deceived by the Buhari administration and view the little reduction  of petrol price from N87 per litre to N86.50k as "mere gimmick and intrigue to deceitfully...

Buhari Mourns Atta, Extends Condolences To Kogi State

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserated on Tuesday with the Government and the people of Kogi State on the death of Dr. Abdul I. Atta."President Buhari joins them in mourning the former Permanent Secretary in the Northern Region's Ministry of Health,...

Lagosians To Pay More Than Fashola’s Heavy Taxes To Meet Ambode’s N622 Billion Budget

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday, signed the N622 billion Appropriation Bill into Law, his office said in a statement on Tuesday, and explained that with low oil prices, the bulk of the money will come from...

On Dasuki And Kanu, Buhari Wasn’t Speaking As President, But As A Citizen, Says Presidency

The presidency in Nigeria has explained that Mr. Muhammadu Buhari was simply giving his opinion on Wednesday as a Nigerian citizen and not as President of Africa's most populous country when he answered a question on his administration’s frequent...

Buhari’s Media Chat: A Win Win, By Garba Shehu

In the aftermath of the Presidential Media Chat by President Muhammadu Buhari, the first since the decisive mandate of 2015, a mandate based on expectations of change, analysts of various hue have taken over the space, presenting their own views on...

U.S. Condemns Kagame’s Bid To Seek A Third Term In Office In Rwanda

The United States government says "it is deeply disappointed that President Paul Kagame has announced his intention to run for a third term in office".Kagame announced on Friday his intention to seek a third term in 2017 following the approval...

Plot To Assassinate Buhari Underway, Says Rev Mbaka Who Predicted Jonathan’s Defeat

A disturbing warning by the man who correctly predicted that former President Goodluck Jonathan would be defeated.By Lawrence Njoku/The GuardianENUGU priest, the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, on Friday disclosed that some corrupt Nigerians are planning to eliminate President Muhammadu...

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