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Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Obasanjo in closed-door meeting with parties, security chiefs in Ogun

Obasanjo in closed-door meeting with parties, security chiefs in Ogun

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with security chiefs and some political parties in Ogun State . As of the time of filing this report, the state Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, Wale Egunleti, [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics

Securing Nigeria’s future my desired legacy, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that securing Nigeria’s future was the legacy he desired to leave behind. Buhari made this pledge at a town hall meeting organised by the Directorate of Youth Mobilisation, Buhari Presidential Campaign Council on Friday in [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics
N156 Million Fraud

Igbos itching towards presidency – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says the south east geopolitical zone is itching towards the presidency by supporting the party. Abubakar disclosed this on Friday in Enugu during the presidential campaign tour of the [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

PDP asks INEC to disqualify Buhari, gives reason

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from the 2019 presidential election for bringing ‘mercenaries’ to influence the election. The Cable reports that the opposition party’s [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics
FG denies plot to shut down internet access over polls

FG denies plot to shut down internet access over polls

The Federal Government has denied the allegation making the rounds in the media that it had connived with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country to shut down Internet access during [...]

February 2, 2019 Telecomms

BREAKING: Ethiopian, Sintayehu Legese wins Lagos City Marathon

Sintayehu Legese has won the 2019 Lagos City Marathon. He is from Ethiopia. He also became 50 thousand dollars richer. Legese finished the race with a time of 2:17:26. Joshua Kipkorir came second. The second and third placed runners are [...]

February 2, 2019 Sports
Atiku

Atiku will win Presidential election, The Economist says

The Economist Intelligence Unit Africa said on Friday that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar will win the February 16 election. It said the margin of victory was getting narrower as the election approaches, but Atiku [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics
PDP asks security agencies to probe Nigerien govs’ presence at APC rally…We’re not aware foreigners attended Kano rally – DSS

PDP asks security agencies to probe Nigerien govs’ presence at APC rally…We’re not aware foreigners attended Kano rally – DSS

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on security agencies to probe the presence of two governors from Niger Republic and other Nigerien nationals at the Thursday presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress in Kano. It also said that President [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics
CCB refuses access to Kyari, Amaechi, Fashola’s declaration forms

Asset declaration: CCB refuses access to Kyari, Amaechi, Fashola’s declaration forms

The Code of Conduct Bureau has refused to release copies of asset declaration forms of some prominent Nigerians more than seven days after Saturday Punch sent a letter of request to the bureau. Relying on the provisions of the Freedom of Information [...]

February 2, 2019 Government and politics