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NAF Denies Preventing Southern Nigeria Leaders From Landing At Makurdi Airport For Meeting With Middlebelt Forum
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NAF Denies Preventing Southern Nigeria Leaders From Landing At Makurdi Airport For Meeting With Middlebelt Forum

The Nigerian Air Force(NAF) says there is absolutely no iota of truth in the allegations that it prevented a chartered flight from landing at its Base in Makurdi on Monday for political reasons. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Southern and Middle Belt Forum had on Monday alleged that NAF denied them […]

ENetSuD Hails Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed On The Creation Of Kwara Health Insurance Scheme
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ENetSuD Hails Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed On The Creation Of Kwara Health Insurance Scheme

The Coordinator of Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD) Dr. Abdullateef I. ALAGBONSI said that globally, access to qualitative and affordable healthcare services is seen as a right rather than a privilege, irrespective of one’s socioeconomic status, noting that in Nigeria, access to healthcare services is constrained by the ineffective and inefficient health system characterised […]

PDP Describes Ekiti Gubernatorial Election As "Ddaylight Robbery", Rejects Results
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PDP Describes Ekiti Gubernatorial Election As “Ddaylight Robbery”, Rejects Results

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected Saturday’s Ekiti State governorship election results as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC had declared Dr Kayode Fayemi, a former Minister of Mines and Steel Development and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election with 197,459 votes. According to the result declared by […]

Fayemi Declared Winner Of Ekiti Gubernatorial Election Amidst Controversy
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Fayemi Declared Winner Of Ekiti Gubernatorial Election Amidst Controversy

Amidst widespread allegations of vote-buying and rigging, the All Progressives Congress(APC)  candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Nigeria’s Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has been declared winner in 12 out of the 16 local government areas of the state. According to the results as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),  Fayemi won in […]

Nigeria’s Rising Population A Security Threat, Says MeCAM
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Nigeria’s Rising Population A Security Threat, Says MeCAM

Lagos, Nigeria, July 11, 2018: Nigeria must multiply its efforts to strengthen the economy and provide all the necessary social and physical infrastructure to keep up with the country’s explosive population growth, the Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition (MeCAM) has said. MeCAM is a media advocacy group against child malnutrition and determines to strengthen the […]

Gowon And The Setting Of Nigeria's Part To Perdition
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Gowon And The Setting Of Nigeria’s Part To Perdition

Nation on False Foot: Please Rethink!!! Remember: 1. Ironsi promulgated the Decree 34, of May 24, 1966, which was erroneously called unitary decree. It was not. It actually strengthened Nigeria Federalist outline in creation of Groups of Provinces. A kind of states within regions. That was to deepen the federalist tune of Nigeria. 2. Gowon […]

Nigeria Police Dismiss Alleged Invasion Of Ekiti State Government House As Misleading
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Nigeria Police Dismiss Alleged Invasion Of Ekiti State Government House As Misleading

Day after the nation-wide outrage following the long shooting incident at the Ekiti State Government House and the tear-gassing of the state governor, Chief Ayo Fayose by personnel said to belong to it, the Nigeria Police Force has refuted messages circulated in the social media that the “Police invaded Ekiti State Government House”, describing it […]

39 Opposition Parties Form Coalition For 2019 Presidential Election
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39 Opposition Parties Form Coalition For 2019 Presidential Election

Nigeria’s former ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), together with the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and 37 other political parties and groups on Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ahead of the 2019 general elections. Chairmen of the political parties signed the MoU at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, and pledged to work together under the […]

'No Land For Ranches In The South East' - Governors
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‘No Land For Ranches In The South East’ – Governors

South-East Governors’ Forum (SEGF) on Sunday rejected the proposal by the Federal Government to establish cattle ranches in some states in the country to solve the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers. The forum also condemned the recent killings in Plateau State linked to Fulani herdsmen. Dave Umahi, the Chairman of the forum and Ebonyi […]

Ohaneze In Bayelsa Dissociates Self From Purported Endorsement Of Atiku
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Ohaneze In Bayelsa Dissociates Self From Purported Endorsement Of Atiku

The leadership of Ohanaeze in Bayelsa on Sunday dissociated itself from the purported endorsement of former vice President Atiku Abubarka who visited the state in June to canvass support. Ohanaeze noted that it was against the objectives of the pan Igbo Socio cultural group to delve into partisan politics and described the alleged endorsement as […]