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Buhari not dead — Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokespersons on Saturday night described as “evil rumours” social media reports about the president’s health conditions and possible death. In their separate posts, published on their Twitter handles, Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity

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Buhari’s vacation: Why Osinbajo will need to watch his back

It was one of the most horrendous experiences in recent American political history. A supposedly deranged American, John Hinckley Jr, in 1981 so wanted to impress star actress, Jodie Foster who he had a crush on, and thought the best

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Women protest in Abuja, ask EFCC to arrest Fayose

Some protesters under the aegis of “Patriotic Mothers Without Borders”, on Friday stormed the EFCC Abuja headquarters calling for the “arrest, investigation and prosecution” of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti State, over his involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal

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Ecowas youth parliament congratulates President Barrow

PRESS STATEMENT The ECOWAS Youth Council ably led by Amb. ‘Seun Ologun William wish to felicitate with the good people of Gambia on the inauguration of their president, his Excellency Adama Barrow. Read Aljazirah editorial urging ex president Jammeh to

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Fayose is now the new chairman of PDP governors forum

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has emerged the new Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum,. The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, announced this to journalists in Abuja on Thursday night. Addressing journalists shortly after the Forum’s meeting, Mr.

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APC set to regain ‘super majority’ in Senate as another senator defects

The Senator representing Eket Senatorial district in Akwa Ibom State, Nelson Effiong, has defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection brings the number of APC lawmakers in the upper chamber

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If a nobody contests against Buhari in 2019, Buhari will lose – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigerians don’t need counselling to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) during the 2019 general elections in the country, saying the abysmal performance of the party has already made the people

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Fatigue: Buhari takes a 10-day leave from office (request letter attached)

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Britain on Thursday for medical checks and is expected to resume work on February 6, his spokesman said. The spokesman’s statement was circulated to press men on Thursday shortly after

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I am ready for war, Jammeh tells global community

A last minute attempt to convince Yahya Jammeh to give up his role as Gambian president before Wednesday’s midnight deadline failed, according to sources in the country’s capital. Mauretanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz allegedly made a last-ditch effort late

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Cross-carpeting to APC is a pipe dream for me, Ekweremadu tells Nigerians

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has debunked reports that he will defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He tagged the reports as false, saying that he has more pressing issues to attend to

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