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2019: Why Tinubu must dump APC, Buhari now – Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido, former Jigawa State Governor, has called on a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, to dump the ruling party. Lamido, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential hopeful, hinged his call on the claims in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari was only integrating Tinubu …

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Democrats want to interview Ivanka Trump in Russia probe

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says he wants to interview the president’s daughter as part of the panel’s Russia investigation, along with other witnesses who Republicans aren’t inviting. Rep. Adam Schiff said Thursday that Republicans have declined to invite many witnesses that would be valuable to the …

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2019 Election: Minister commences campaign for Buhari/Osinbajo ticket

The Minster of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari about a campaign organisation for the 2019 elections. Mr. Shittu, who spoke with journalists after the meeting with the president, said the campaign team will be called “Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo dynamic support group.” “I informed Mr. President that I …

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George Weah election victory speech

George Weah on Saturday gave his victory speech a day after the Liberia’s elections board officially declared him winner of the nation’s presidential election in Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. The 51-year-old former international football star is due to be sworn in on January 22, taking over from Ellen …

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George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president

George Weah emerged from Liberia’s slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and leveraged his status as a revered figure among the country’s young to be voted president. Weah easily beat Vice President Joseph Boakai in Tuesday’s presidential run-off, the culmination of 12 years spent building political credibility …

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