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If Jonathan had continued, fathers would be selling their children for food – APC replies PDP


  The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta state, Jones Erue, has come hard on his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, counterpart, Kingsley Esiso, for attributing the current economic challenges trailing the country to the APC. He also did not spare the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan in his response. Esiso had told PDP Patriotic Ladies in …

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CHIBOK GIRLS: We can trust the President to Deliver – Presidency


Following recent claims by BringBackOurGirls that President Muhammadu Buhari had “broken all promises” made to the group about rescuing the missing Chibok girls, the Presidency yesterday assured the group that the government was not relenting in its effort to rescue the missing girls. The Presidency also stated that the government had not been “lackadaisical” in the rescue mission. While declaring …

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Dogara heaps praises on Tinubu at 64


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has ‎described former Lagos State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as a formidable political force who has brought changes to the political landscape of Nigeria. The Speaker said this in a press statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Turaki Hassan, to congratulate Asiwaju Tinubu …

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Nigeria showing signs of recovery under Buhari – Tinubu


The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has stated that Nigeria is gradually recovering under President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu said after “many years of mis-governance and its myriad consequences,” the country has a fresh opportunity to reshape its future. He spoke in Sokoto while responding on behalf of honorary doctorate degree awardees of the Usuman …

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Olusegun Obasanjo remains the ‘undisputed and authentic’ PDP leader – Doyin Okupe


A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, has insisted that former President Olusegun Obasanjo remained the “undisputed and authentic” leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Southwest region of the country. Mr. Okupe, who disclosed this on his Facebook account on Friday, blasted Buruji Kashamu, a senator, saying he cannot be described …

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Publish the account through which Gaddafi gave Adams $22m – OPC dares petitioners

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Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Lagos State chapter, has reacted to allegations that the National Coordinator, Otunba Gani Adams, received $22million from former Libyan leader, Muamar Gaddafi. He is equally being accused of diverting N20million compensation for the killing of OPC members in Owo in 2002, diverting money meant for ID cards, among others. Some OPC members made the claim in …

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PMB: Election Violence Will No Longer Be Tolerated


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, declared that perpetrators of election violence in the country would be dealt with according to the laws of the land. He also condemned recent political violence in Rivers State, saying that the killing of people over political differences was primitive, barbaric and unacceptable. The president’s statements are contained in a press release …

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Rivers: Beat Amaechi up if you see him at your polling centres – Wike charges voters


The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi and the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike have continued their mudslinging ahead of the re-run legislative elections this Saturday. At the grand finale of the PDP campaign rally held at Ikwerre Local government area, Wike alleged that the party had uncovered an alleged plan by the APC to “swap original election result sheets …

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Re-run Election: PDP Wins Yakurr 2 in Cross River


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the re-run election for Yakurr 2 State Constituency of the Cross River State House of Assembly held on Saturday, March 12. The PDP candidate, Mr. Eteng Jonah Williams, was declared winner of the keenly contested election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The declaration of result sheet endorsed by the state Resident …

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Kogi Assembly to sue Dogara, others, over order to seal complex


The Kogi State House of Assembly at its resumed sitting on Thursday mandated its legal representatives to file a contempt of court case against the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yabuku Dogara, the Chairman and the Secretary of the 10-man House Committee that investigated the wrangling that divided the 23 members into two factions. This follows the …

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PDP Support Group’s chairman, Juta makes u-turn on Sheriffs emergence

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rescue Group, Amb Wilberforce Juta, has recanted his earlier decision where he call for the resignation of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff. Juta in a statement yesterday commended the National Executive Committee, NEC, which said Sheriff should remain in office for a period of three …

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