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Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate
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Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has offered explanations as to why he left the venue of the presidential debate on not seeing President Muhammadu Buhari who never showed up for the event. Atiku who arrived, the Hilton Hotel, Abuja venue of the debate, barely […]

Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation
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Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation

In an interview with VOA Hausa Service in Washington DC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said stories that he was banned from the United States was ‘disinformation’. He spoke on Thursday, after his arrival to the US capital, where he lodged at Trump International  Hotel. Here is the transcript of the interview conducted by VOA’s  Aliyu Mustapha […]

Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe
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Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, said on Wednesday its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, […]

NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue
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NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue

The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has commended the Ekpeye communities in Rivers State for embracing dialogue in their quest for development. Senator Ndoma-Egba was speaking when a delegation of Ekpeye Elites, led by Dr Chigbo Sam-Eligwe, paid him a courtesy visit at the […]

Buhari Appoints New IGP, Abubakar Adamu Over His Seniors In Service
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Buhari Appoints New IGP, Abubakar Adamu Over His Seniors In Service

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the successor to Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as Inspector General of Police(IGP). He is AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu. Buhari chose IGP Idris over and above three Police officers, DIG Emmanuel Inyang, DIG Peace Ibekwe-Abdallah, and AIG Godwin Nwobodo, all seniors to the new IGP. The new IGP had been appointed in […]

EFCC Never Raided CJN, Onnoghen's House
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EFCC Never Raided CJN, Onnoghen’s House

EFCC PRESS RELEASE The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has been drawn to the falsehood which has been spreading on the social media that the EFCC has arrested the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. This is not only a figment of the imagination of the purveyor of the fake […]

Onnoghen: Ohanaeze To Nigerian Government: Stop Heating Up The Polity
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Onnoghen: Ohanaeze To Nigerian Government: Stop Heating Up The Polity

…says ignoring NJC is curious The President General of Umbrella organisation of Ndigbo, the Ohananeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has warned the federal Government that they are heating up the polity by the needless action it’s taking against the Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN. The President General said that legal opinion did not support the […]

Nigeria's Electoral Umpire Releases Regulations For The Conduct Of 2019 Elections
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Nigeria’s Electoral Umpire Releases Regulations For The Conduct Of 2019 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday released the regulations and guidelines for the conduct of the general elections. The 33 page document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja says  Smart Card Readers (SCRs) and Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) would be used for the forthcoming elections. “Voting shall be in […]

Governor Wike to FG: Nigerians Will Resist Your Attempt To Truncate The Nation's Democracy
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Governor Wike to FG: Nigerians Will Resist Your Attempt To Truncate The Nation’s Democracy

Governor Wike to FG: Nigerians will resist your attempt to truncate the nation’s democracy Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that Nigerians will resist any attempt by the APC Federal Government to deliberately truncate the nation’s democracy. Speaking during the inter-denominational service to mark this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day at the Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral, […]

Agbaje Lists Education, Healthcare, Power Generation As Cardinal Programmes
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Agbaje Lists Education, Healthcare, Power Generation As Cardinal Programmes

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Jimi Agbaje has stated that his government would ensure the development and wellbeing of the residents of the state when voted into office. This is coming just as he once again lamented that the state has underachieved since the current political order came into being […]