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Babangida Charges PDP To Provide Better Alternative In 2019

Babangida Charges PDP To Provide Better Alternative In 2019

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Babangida, who spoke in Minna, Niger State on Saturday while receiving members of the national working committee (NWC) of the PDP led by its national chairman, prince Uche Secondus, also expressed satisfaction with the rebranding so far achieved by the PDP ahead of the 2019 general elections. General Babangida expressed joy at the assurances that there will be no imposition in any primary elections, saying it is all about choice and the party has promised to provide the best choice. Commending the elective national convention of the PDP, the former military president noted that not a few Nigerians believed that the national convention will hold adding however that the outcome was successful. The former military president also commiserated with the people of Zamfara state following...
Buhari Will Easily Win 2019 Election-Mu’azu

Buhari Will Easily Win 2019 Election-Mu’azu

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The governorship aspirant said this at the weekend after a meeting of APC supporters. He said: “Nigerians have seen his leadership qualities. People particularly in the North East have seen peace and it is because of the peace that we are here. And because of the corruption that he has been fighting he was commended the world over. “For the elites, definitely there is a problem because there was no business as usual. The elites are crying but the common man is happy because of peace. It is only when we live in peace that we will know that we are hungry. “It is when there is peace that you will know that you don’t have money. We thank God that things are gradually getting better and we are out of the recession. “I assure you he [Buhari] doesn’t have to come to the North East
APC Speaks On Plot To Remove Oyegun

APC Speaks On Plot To Remove Oyegun

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National publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi says the National Working Committee is “not miffed” by those calling for the removal of its National Chairman, John Oyegun. He was reacting to a protest near the secretariat in Abuja last Friday by some party members. ‎ The protesters, who dropped a petition at the national office, said they want action taken ahead of the meetings of the national caucus and the National Executive Committee fixed for the 26 and 27 February 2018. Leader of the group, Ishola Adeshina alleged that Oyegun had been running the accounts of the party without a recourse to majority of national officers of the party Reacting, Abdullahi noted that it was within the right of the petitioners to demand for accoun
Plot To Remove Oyegun, APC Speak

Plot To Remove Oyegun, APC Speak

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National publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdullahi says the National Working Committee is “not miffed” by those calling for the removal of its National Chairman, John Oyegun. He was reacting to a protest near the secretariat in Abuja last Friday ​by some party members. ​ ‎ ​The protesters, who dropped a petition at the national office, said they want action taken ahead of the meetings of the national caucus and the National Executive Committee fixed for the 26 and 27 February 2018. Leader of the group, Ishola Adeshina alleged that Oyegun had been running the accounts of the party without a recourse to majority of national officers of the party ​Reacting, Abdullahi noted that it was within the right of the petitioners to demand for accountab
No Cause For Alarm, Our Country Is In Safe Hands – Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

No Cause For Alarm, Our Country Is In Safe Hands – Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

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The Minister made this known on Saturday at a town hall meeting with the staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Madrid, Spain, and a cross section of Nigerians living in the European country on Saturday, a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Minister of Information and Culture, Segun Adeyemi said. He said contrary to the fake news being peddled on the Social Media, Nigeria is making steady progress, especially in revamping the economy, tackling insecurity and fighting corruption – the three cardinal programmes of the Buhari Administration. “Don’t believe everything you read on the Social Media. Nigeria is neither at war nor in crisis. “Contrary to what you may be reading on the Internet, the Buhari Administration is putting Nigeria on a solid footing, after the years that
Falana Blasts FG, States Failing To Prosecute Suspects Of Killings In Nigeria

Falana Blasts FG, States Failing To Prosecute Suspects Of Killings In Nigeria

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Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has condemned the delay in prosecuting over 100 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Benue State, fearing that the suspects might eventually escape justice. Falana has also asked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) “to investigate the refusal of state attorneys-general to prosecute murder suspects due to political pressure or sheer negligence of duty.” In a letter he addressed to the NBA President, Mr. Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), Falana feared that the suspects might be released from custody, noting that they “have not been charged with culpable homicide in the appropriate courts by the state government.” The activist regretted that the NBA had failed “to monitor the prosecution of the scores of murder suspects arrested by the pol
Gov. Okorocha Breaks Silence On Plot To Impeach His Deputy, Eze Madumere

Gov. Okorocha Breaks Silence On Plot To Impeach His Deputy, Eze Madumere

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Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has formally reacted to the controversy over the alleged plot to impeach his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere. He said such an impeachment would be of no political benefit to him or anybody else. Okorocha, who spoke during the weekend through his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, described the report of the purported impeachment plot as disdainful and ridiculous. He said: “We have also been inundated with calls on the issue for reaction and for reasons best known to us we decided to remain calm until now. “And interestingly, those mentioned to be behind the imagined impeachment plan are Hon. Obinna Mbata, Commissioner for Finance and Hon Luggard Osuji, representing Owerri Municipal Constituency in the State House of Asse
Why Buhari Will Win Easily In 2019 – Mu’azu

Why Buhari Will Win Easily In 2019 – Mu’azu

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An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Gombe State, Abubakar Habu Mu’azu has declared that President Muhammdu Buhari will easily win if he re-contests in 2019. The governorship aspirant said this at the weekend after a meeting of APC supporters. He said: “Nigerians have seen his leadership qualities. People particularly in the North East have seen peace and it is because of the peace that we are here. And because of the corruption that he has been fighting he was commended the world over. “For the elites, definitely there is a problem because there was no business as usual. The elites are crying but the common man is happy because of peace. It is only when we live in peace that we will know that we are hungry. “It is when there is peace that you will know t
Everything I Did Was For Nigeria’s Interest, I Have No Regrets – Obasanjo

Everything I Did Was For Nigeria’s Interest, I Have No Regrets – Obasanjo

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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo says he has no regrets from his time as leader of Nigeria which spans both military and civilian regimes, stating that he did everything “humanly possible”. He said this while speaking at the Ijaw National Academy (INA), Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Obasanjo is in Bayelsa on the invitation of the state governor, Seriake Dickson, to commission some legacy projects. Among the projects are the Bayelsa Specialist Hospital, the Bayelsa Drug Mart and the Bayelsa Diagnostic Centre. The former president said, “With the knowledge, resources and facilities that I had, was there anything that I did not do? No,” he said. “If I had more resources, then I think I would have done differently, but with what I had and th
Crises Tear Kaduna APC Apart As Faction Queries Governor El-Rufai

Crises Tear Kaduna APC Apart As Faction Queries Governor El-Rufai

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Fresh crisis erupted in the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State as the party on Thursday issued a query and warning letter to Governor Nasir el-Rufai over what the party described as his anti-party and anti-human activities in the state. Though the query and warning letter emanated from a faction of the party, known as ‘The Restoration APC’ in the state, its Acting Chairman, Danladi Wada, claimed he is the authentic chairman duly recognised by the national headquarters of the APC in Abuja. Also, the APC slammed 18 months suspension on the Political Adviser to the Governor, Mallam Uba Sani and the state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Audu Kwaru, as well as the Acting State Secretary of the party, Alhaji Yahaya Baba-Pate. In the letter signed by Wada, a copy of which was made avai
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