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Cambridge Analytica: APC Is Chasing Shadows, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Federal Government are chasing shadows in their desperate plot to implicate the opposition in the alleged hacking into the personal record of its Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. The party said while it welcomes an open investigation into …

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PDP: Mantu Never Rigged Elections For Us

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed the advice by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to learn from former Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu’s claims on how he rigged elections. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Sunday, said Senator Mantu’s reported claims was personal to him …

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The Emir of Yorubaland, by Femi Fani-Kayode

When I wrote my essay titled “5 Useful Idiots and the Spirit of the Accursed Slave” (Parts 1, 2 and 3) I touched on the little monkey that is known as Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi and revealed to the world what he was up to and what drove and motivated him. …

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2019: PDP Alleges Plot to Clampdown on Opposition, CSOs, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s attention has been brought to alleged clandestine plots by certain agents of the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to clamp down on key members of the opposition parties ahead of the 2019 general elections. Part of this heinous plot is also to …

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FG releases more looters’ names list

The Federal Government has said the list of alleged looters which it released earlier was based on verifiable facts, including the amount involved, the date the amount in question was collected and from where it was taken. Releasing a fresh list of alleged looters, in a statement issued in Lagos …

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Taraba lawmaker stoned by constituents

Hon Garba Hamman Julde, a member of the House of Reps representing Bali-Gassol Federal constituency of Taraba state was on Saturday stoned by his constituents just as he finished his speech and presented 11 motorcycles and one car to the ward executives and local government chairman of the All Progressives …

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Easter: Mathew Kukah writes President Buhari, Nigerians

This is no ordinary Easter, Mr. President, because these are no ordinary times for our country, Nigeria, over which you preside. I know that in your Easter messages, you, the Senate President, the Speaker and our governors, will all exhort Nigerians with platitudes encouraging us to live by the teachings …

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Plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from US lands in Moscow

The first plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from the United States over the poisoning of a former spy arrived at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on Sunday. The Il-96 jet brought home 46 Russian diplomats and their family members, the state TASS news agency said. Russian television showed passengers disembarking from the …

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FG Investigates Cambridge Analytica’s Alleged Interference In 2015 Elections

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced an investigation into allegations that a United Kingdom-based firm, Cambridge Analytica interfered into the 2015 elections. An ex-employee of the firm, Christopher Wylie, has alleged that the firm employed hackers to dig ‘dirty’  information about President Muhammadu Buhari who was a candidate of …

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Looters list: Secondus Sues Mohammed for N1.5b

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has filed a N1.5 billion defamation lawsuit against the minister of information, Lai Mohammed Secondus has given the Minister of Information and Culture 48 hours to withdraw his libellous statement against him on Friday or face litigation. Mohammed …

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Anthony Joshua beats Parker on points in world heavyweight title fight

Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his professional career before winning a unanimous points decision in his world heavyweight title unification fight with Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. After 12 rounds, Britain’s Joshua triumphed 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 on the three judges’ scorecards. Victory extended …

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Police Inspector Who Assaulted A Young Lady In Lagos Arrested

A Police Inspector, Lawal Muritala attached to Dopemu Police Division in Lagos has been arrested and detained by the Police X-Squad, Ikeja on the order of the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Omohimi Edgal. The Inspector whose report has gone viral on the social media,was alleged to have assaulted a gentleman …

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Femi Fani-Kayode: PDP: An apology for what?

I received the news of the apology offered to the Nigerian people by my friend and brother Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the PDP, with mixed feelings. For goodness sake what is the apology for? Is it the great achievements of President Olusegun Obasanjo or the commendable strides …

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Easter: PDP Urges Prayers, Hope…Charges Nigerians Not to Despair

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged Nigerians to use the occasion of this year’s Easter to pray for the nation and rededicate themselves to the ideals of national unity, cohesion and peaceful coexistence. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Saturday, said the nation has witnessed …

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FRSC hands over N2.09m recovered from accident scene to family

The Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State while on routine patrol during the ongoing Easter Special Patrol Operations at KM 27 Lagos – Ibadan expressway around Alapako at about 1015 hrs today Saturday 31 March, 2018 rescued a crash which involved 11 people comprising 3Male adult ,6 Female adult …

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Presidency replies TY Danjuma: ‘Use your influence wisely’

The Presidency has responded to a call made by former army general, Theophilus Danjuma who last week urged Nigerians to rise up and defend themselves against violent attacks. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Saturday said the former …

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Four teen girl suicide bombers launch deadly attack in Nigeria

Four teenage girl suicide bombers have killed two people in multiple attacks in northeast Nigeria, residents said Saturday, in the latest assault since the government announced it was in ceasefire talks with Boko Haram. The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of …

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