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Daily Archives: January 5, 2019

Igbo to back presidential candidate with restructuring agenda – IWA

Igbo World Assembly resolves not to back presidential candidates without restructuring agenda Awka – Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze, the President-General of the Igbo World Assembly, says the group has resolved not to support presidential candidates, whose manifestos for the upcoming polls [...]

January 5, 2019 General

Buhari is my godfather, why won’t I die for him? – Lalong

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has again urged Nigerians to vote for all candidates standing for elections on the platform of the APC as the party was working to reposition the country on [...]

January 5, 2019 General

God’ll deliver Nigeria from travails, Anglican primate says

The primate stated this during the Standing Committee Conference held in Minna, Niger State. He also described the prevalence of ritual killings in the country as alarming and reprehensible. Okoh said, “God who delivered Jehoshaphat from the menace of the [...]

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Suspension: Seven Zamfara House of Assembly members threaten court action

Seven members of the Zamfara State House of Assembly have threatened to sue the Speaker of the house along other members for allegedly breaching the nation’s Constitution. The aggrieved members are questioning the constitutionality of the sudden suspension of four [...]

January 5, 2019 General

Buhari explains relationship with Amina Zakari

The Nigerian government Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari has no familial relationship with an official that will head the collation centre for presidential elections in February. “President Buhari and Commissioner Amina Zakari don’t share a family relationship,” Garba Shehu, Senior [...]

January 5, 2019 General

[VIDEO] Dino Melaye Slumps As He Turns Himself In

Yesterday, January 4, eight days after police officers surrounded his residence, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi Central, opened his door in the presence of police operatives and some senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Channel reports that while coming out of the house, [...]

January 5, 2019 What the papers say
Ibrahim Idris

Buhari, IG in closed-door meeting, day after due retirement date

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, held a closed-door meeting on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The curious meeting was held a day after the official due retirement of Idris, who served out his working [...]

January 5, 2019 General

Dino Melaye ‘slumps,’ taken to the hospital after arrest

Eight days after holing up in his residence to avoid arrest by policemen for alleged homicide, Senator Dino Melaye, on Friday surrendered to the Police and was taken to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad office, Guzape, Abuja, for interrogation. It was [...]

January 5, 2019 General

Guru tips Buhari for 2019 victory as Arewa Christians reject President

The founder of One Love family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has tipped incumbent President and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, ahead other contenders including Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party in next month’s election. But Guru [...]

January 5, 2019 General

Ensure release of Leah Sharibu, Cherubim and Seraphim tells Buhari

The church made the demand when its leaders met with  Buhari in Abuja on Friday. His Most Eminence, Prophet Solomon  Alao, who led the group to the Presidential Villa, advised Buhari to sustain the war against corruption. Alao said, “We [...]

January 5, 2019 General

Obasanjo will face prosecution if Buhari decides to probe power sector – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday  said former President Olusegun Obasanjo would not escape prosecution if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to probe the power sector. The former governor of Edo State spoke in Jos [...]

January 5, 2019 General