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Atiku attacks Buhari again on certificate

Atiku Abubakar, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party for presidency, have called out President Muhammadu Buhari to ask the Nigerian Army to produce his academic certificates if truly he have them. Atiku said this in a petition filed against Buhari that the president should order for his certificate as the Commander-in-Chief …

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Buhari holds closed door meeting with Okorocha

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting behind closed doors with the outgoing Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Governor Okorocha arrived at the State House about 1pm and proceeded straight to the President’s office. The Imo State Governor who contested the National Assembly election on February 23 to represent Imo …

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How Big Brother Naija platform contributed to my growth as an actress, singer- Bisola Aiyeola.

Since the launch of Big Brother Naija in 2006, it has garnered a huge following and created superstars. One of them – Bisola Aiyeola. The edge Big Brother Naija gives is, that it has democratized success so anybody can become very famous. That’s why young Nigerians consider it to be the biggest platform to showcase …

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Why INEC postponed election to February 23

The Presidential and National Assembly elections have been postponed to February 23, 2019 by the National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC today said the rescheduling decision was occasioned by need to make enough logistic and operational plans and “determination to conduct free, fair and credible election.” Meanwhile, the governorship and state assembly elections will hold on …

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What the law says on removal of Chief Justice of Nigeria

The controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to elicit mixed reactions. In removing Mr Onnoghen, Mr Buhari claimed he acted based on a Code of Conduct Tribunal order. Many Nigerians, however, believe the president has no such powers to remove a Chief Justice of Nigeria …

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What Fela Durotoye will do as Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race

Fela Durotoye, presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has reacted to the withdrawal of Oby Ezekwesili from the 2019 presidential race. Durotoye, a renowned motivational speaker, had on Sunday, featured in the televised debate held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, alongside Ezekwesili (Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), and Kingsley Moghalu …

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Nigerians react after Ezekwesili drops from presidential race

Obiageli Ezekwesili on Thursday stirred reactions from Nigerians online after she announced her withdrawal from the 2019 presidential race. Ezekwesili in a statement said she stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. According to …

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INEC releases final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country. The list signed by INEC secretary, Mrs Rose Oririan-Anthony contained 73 presidential candidates and their running mates. Below are the names of the 73 Presidential …

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Boko Haram sponsored not by Nigerians but outsiders, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Boko Haram insurgents were being sponsored by forces outside Nigeria. He said the military needed a lot of money for purchase of gadgets, spare parts and arms to completely wipe out the terrorists. Buhari spoke during a live presidential town hall meeting tagged, “The Candidates” at the Ladi Kwali …

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Univerisity of Ibadan fixes post-UTME, releases cut-off

The authority of the University of Ibadan has announced that candidates would be screened for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 of September. According to information released by the Vice Chancellor of the premier university, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the candidates who applied for 2018/2019 admission are required to upload their biodata …

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Bolaji Abdullahi: Former APC spokesperson resigns another appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC) former National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, on Friday resigned his position as the Chairman of the Sugar Development Council. “Following my resignation as National Publicity Secretary of APC and my decision to quit the party, I announced to the board this morning that I have resigned my appointment as Chairman, Nigeria …

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Charles Folayan endorsed for House of Rep race

The Igbomina/Ekiti Kwara Youth has called on Charles Olufemi Folayan, the Technical Assistant to President Mohammadu Buhari’s Aide on Youth and Student Affairs, to run for House of Representatives. The choice of Folayan, who served as a legislative aide in the National Assembly between 2011 – 2015, came after the group’s Economic Summit Thursday in Omu-Aran, Kwara State. The full statement …

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Buhari begins on 10-day UK vacation, Osinbajo becomes Acting President

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will begin another round of vacation from Friday. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Wednesday. Adesina said Buhari would be away for 10 working days. He said Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would be the acting …

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Massive rally in Kwara against bad governance, Saraki

Indigens and residents of Kwara State Wednesday staged peaceful rally against bad governance and impunity in Kwara State. The rally which was organised by Save Kwara Group, also expressed its dissatisfaction against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki’s “domineering and selfish manner of governing the state.” Protesters were sighted with placards with inscriptions like “Oh God …

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I have not dumped APC– Bolaji Abjullahi

The National Publicity secretary of the All Progressive Congress APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, has denied reports that he has defected from the party to PDP. Yesterday, an aide to senate president Bukola Saraki, Bamikole Omisore, announced on twitter that Abdullahi has also resigned from the party. In an interview with Premiumtimes, Abdullahi denied the report, saying …

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Fayose’s advice to Ekiti people, speaks on Tribunal

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has advised the people of the state to be law-abiding and steady in the face of the current situation, as his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, will regain the mandate as the governor at the election petition tribunal. Olusola, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, lost to Dr. Kayode Fayemi of …

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