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Ekiti bars Fayemi from public office

The Ekiti state government has barred Kayode Fayemi, a former governor of the state, from holding public office for at least 10 years. Fayemi is the current minister of solid minerals. Dapo Kolawole, who served Fayemi as commissioner for finance,

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Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara; to meet Benue leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met, behind closed doors, with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This information was posted on twitter account of the Presidency Nigeria; @NGRPresident

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Six injured as Kwankwaso, Ganduje supporters clash

No fewer than six members of Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya groups were on Sunday injured in Kano following a clash between the two political groups. Kwankwasiyya are supporters of the former governor, Musa Kwankwaso, while Gandujiyya are supporters of the incumbent

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Herdsmen attacks: PDP berates Lalong

The Peoples Democratic Party has criticised Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and comments on herdsmen attacks. The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Plateau State, John Akans, in a statement

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Defectors free to contest presidential ticket – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said politicians who either defected to its fold recently or planning to do so, will be allowed to contest its 2019 presidential ticket. The former ruling party explained that its constitution made it possible to

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Stop divisive politics, ACF tells Nwabueze

The Arewa Consultative Forum has criticised the Chairman of The Patriots, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, for alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption  war is aimed at Islamising Nigeria.  Nwabueze had reportedly said on Thursday that the appointment of northerners as heads

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Southern govs, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others reject cattle colonies

Governors and leaders of some key socio-cultural organisations in the southern part of the country have rejected the proposed plan by the Federal Government to establish cattle colonies in all the states of the federation. They described the arrangement as

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How Buhari, VP silence aided killings by Ortom

The Senate Ad hoc Committee on Security Infrastructure yesterday expressed shock that President Muhammadu Buhari, his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, all ignored several warnings of the planned

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Umeh wins Anambra Central rerun election

Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the Anambra Central Senatorial rerun election. The election took place in seven local government areas of Anambra: Njikoka, Awka North, Idemili South, Dunukofia, Awka South, Anaocha and Idemili

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Nigeria needs a well exposed, educated and eloquent young President, says Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, says President Muhammadu Buhari will be too “tired” to run a “complex” nation like Nigeria at the age of 76. He said Buhari should not seek re-election in 2019 because “Nigeria needs a man

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