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Senate Reveals Next Course of Action After Buhari’s Refusal to Assent the New Electoral Act

Aliyu Abdullahi Based on report, President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to both chambers of the National Assembly saying he will not give his assent to the controversial Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill seeking to re-order the sequence of polls during general elections which if amended by the lawmakers would have changed the order of the 2019…

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Buhari Sacks Boroh Appoints Dokubo as New Coordinator Amnesty Programme

Brigadier General Paul Boroh (rtd) President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday relieved Brigadier General Paul Boroh (rtd) as the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for the former Niger Delta Militants. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President also named Prof. Charles Dokubo as his replacement. In…

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Obasanjo Vows Never to Return to PDP

Nigeria’s Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday declared that he will never return to the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). He made this known to journalists after meeting behind closed-doors with the National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi . The meeting, which took place at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun state…

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President Buhari Promises Rail & Road Projects, to Visit South-East Soon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured stakeholders from the South East that the region will benefit more from roads and coastal rail projects, which are of critical importance to the economy. During an audience with leaders from the region led by the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, the President declared that  the 2nd Niger Bridge,…

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“God Has Destined Me to Rule Nigeria in 2019” – Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has declared that God has destined him to lead Nigeria, boasting that he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair presidential election as the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, had deceived Nigerians for over two years. Fayose, who spoke in Abuja on Thursday at his declaration to…

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INEC Unveils New Timetable for Melaye’s Recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released another timetable for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the commission’s secretary, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday revealing that the recall process will commence on October 3, 2017, with the notice of verification. The last day for the submission…

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Benedict Peters Aiteo Group Denies Bribing Diezani with England Property for NNPC Contracts

Oil and gas company, Aiteo Group has denied the report that its Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, Mr Benedict Peters, bought property in England and luxury furnishings for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke in return for contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Stating that the interaction between it and the…

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Photo News! Osinbajo Hosts UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, IDS Priti Patel & More

H.E. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN in a handshake with Hon. Boris Johnson UK Foreign Secretary and Hon. Priti Patel UK International Development Secretary His Excellency Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN has received a delegation of the UK Government led by Hon. Boris Johnson UK Foreign Secretary,  Hon. Priti Patel UK International Development Secretary and Amb. Paul Arwkright…

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