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Saraki speaks on stolen Senate mace

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who machinated an attack on the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the …

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Reps drop election re-ordering bill

The house of representatives has dropped the bill seeking to amend the electoral act. The amendment sought to change the sequence of the election in a way that the presidential election comes last, after the state assemblies/national assembly and governorship elections. The lower legislative chamber dropped the bill during plenary …

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Why I Accepted To Serve, by Fesrus Keyamo

Just yesterday, my appointment as the Director, Strategic Communications of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation was made public. In that capacity, I would be the Official Spokesperson of the President’s campaigns for the 2019 Presidential Election.  Let me put it on record that I was indeed consulted before the announcement. …

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How to make business easier among commonwealth countries – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has identified Trade and Investment Facilitation to generate resources for sustainable development; Ease of Doing Business and Regional Integration that expands markets with safeguards against injurious trade practices from third parties; More Inclusive Growth with the empowerment of women and the youth, as factors that are capable …

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APC reacts to theft of Senate mace by Omo-Agege’s thugs

  Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the theft of the Senate mace by some thugs sponsored by a suspended senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, a member of the APC. on Wednesday morning.  “The APC hereby condemns this action and views it as an attack on our democracy and a …

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Ekweremadu: Omo-Agege’s thugs attempted to kidnap two senators

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says two senators were almost kidnapped in the “commotion” that arose from theft of the mace, the senate’s symbol of authority. Ovie Omo-Agege had on Wednesday, gained entrance into the upper legislative chamber, accompanied by some unidentified persons who carted away the mace. Speaking at …

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Police arrest suspended Sen. Omo-Agege who ran away with mace

The police have arrested Ovie Omo-Agege, a senator from Delta state, who led some unidentified persons to cart away the mace of the senate. He was arrested at about 1:50pm on Wednesday, not long after the senate adjourned Omo-Agege had sneaked back into the senate during plenary, about one hour …

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CHOGM: ‘Stop De-marketing Nigeria’, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) implores President Muhammadu Buhari to show leadership and stop allowing his re-election interest to further de-market the nation and blocking Nigeria’s chances of accessing international help in critical sectors. Only yesterday, our dear nation was burdened with yet another integrity issue following claims by President …

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Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Philly

A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia’s airport with what appears to be a damaged engine on Tuesday. Passengers walked off the plane on the tarmac at the airport. It wasn’t immediately known if anyone on board was injured. News helicopter footage showed damage to the left …

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Nigerian police, Shiite protesters clash for second day

Nigerian police fired teargas for a second day Tuesday at protesters demanding the release of Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been in jail without charge since December 2015. Scores of protesters were also arrested by armed police wearing bulletproof vests and gas masks during clashes in Abuja, the national …

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2019: Buhari appoints Keyamo as Director, Strategic Communications for his reelection bid

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the Director, Strategic Communications for his 2019 presidential campaigns. By this appointment, Keyamo becomes the official spokesperson for Buhari’s campaign for the 2019 presidential poll. The letter informing him of the appointment was signed by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who also doubled …

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Why We Arrested 115 Shiite Protesters In Abuja – Police

Police authorities in Abuja have explained why 115 members of the El-Zakzaky Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) were arrested after a protest in the Federal Capital Territory. Members of the Islamic movement ended in a clash with police officers on Monday, after they took to the streets in Abuja to …

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Buhari tells May: I’m not bothered about politics

The three-pronged focus of the current administration resonated through the conversation, as President Muhammadu Buhari held a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister, Theresa May on Monday at 10, Downing Street, London.   “We campaigned on three major issues, to secure the country, revive the economy and fight corruption,” said …

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PDP National chairman visits IBB in Minna (photos)

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus met with former military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida better known as IBB at his Hilltop Mansion in Minna on Monday (April 16) in Niger State. The PDP National chairman said in statement on Facebook that the meeting …

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Abuja Protest Clash: PDP Calls For Immediate Inquest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded for an immediate inquest into the violent clash between security forces and members of the Shiite movement, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The party is gravely worried over the handling of security in the nation’s capital and the near breakdown of …

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