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Today, APC May Produce Nigeria's First Elected Female

Today, APC May Produce Nigeria’s First Elected Female Governor

Today, APC May Produce Nigeria’s First Elected Female Governor – If All Progressives Congress (APC), Taraba State governorship aspirant, Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan wins today, she will become the first Nigeria’elected female governor.  The Independent National Electoral Commission will today conduct [...]

April 25, 2015 Government and politics
Caskets Litter in Aba Street Cause Fear in Voters

Caskets Litter in Aba Street Cause Fear in Voters

Caskets Litter in Aba Street Cause Fear in Voters – ABA residents yesterday woke up to meet caskets on several major streets in the commercial city, with warnings written on them that if the people failed to vote for an Ngwa [...]

April 24, 2015 Government and politics
Awo’s Vision For Progressives Now A Reality – Aregbesola

Awo’s Vision For Progressives Now A Reality – Aregbesola

Awo’s Vision For Progressives Now A Reality – Aregbesola – The aspiration of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, to have the progressives at the helms of affairs at the federal level in Nigeria since 1952 is now a reality after the electoral [...]

April 24, 2015 Government and politics
You Can't Insult Northerners And Stay In Power

You Can’t Insult Northerners And Stay In Power. – Gov Kwankwaso

You Can’t Insult Northerners And Stay In Power. – Gov Kwankwaso – The North are masters of the game. You cannot stay and insult us and get away with it. Kano state governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso on Monday spoke on why President [...]

April 23, 2015 Government and politics
Fayose declares war against APC

Fayose declares war against APC

Fayose declares war against APC – Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State Governor has promised to lead a nationwide campaign against the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to a statement released yesterday in Ado Ekiti, Fayose described himself as a “prime demolition target” [...]

April 23, 2015 Government and politics
Jonathan Will Handover On May 29

FG: Jonathan Will Handover On May 29

FG: Jonathan Will Handover On May 29 – The federal government on Wednesday explained as misleading reports suggesting that the turnover date to the incoming administration was moved backward to May 28. It said that President ‎Goodluck Jonathan will definitely handover [...]

April 23, 2015 Government and politics
Fake Consultants Screen Candidates For FG Appointments, APC

Fake Consultants Screen Candidates For FG Appointments, APC

Fake Consultants Screen Candidates For FG Appointments, APC – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted Nigerians about some text messages asking these seeking federal appointments beneath the incoming General Muhammadu Buhari administration to make contact with certain consultants by [...]

April 22, 2015 Government and politics
Buhari Urged To Cancel FG-Sponsored Foreign Scholarship Grants

Buhari Urged To Cancel FG-Sponsored Foreign Scholarship Grants

Buhari Urged To Cancel FG-Sponsored Foreign Scholarship Grants – Nigeria’s Commonwealth Youth Council has pleaded with the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to cancel international scholarships in the country right after he assumes power.  The CYC chairperson, Ahmed Adamu said in London [...]

April 20, 2015 Government and politics
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PDP Is Like A Mansion, Other Parties Are Boy’s Quarters – Former Alao-Akala.

Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former Governor of Oyo State, has said that any gang-up against the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) would fail. The ex-governor said this reaction to speculations that he would decamp from the Peoples Democratic Party to the newly [...]

April 19, 2015 Government and politics
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Jonathan Didn’t Sign Agreement – Yakassai.

Jonathan Didn’t Sign Agreement – The mystery over President Goodluck Jonathan’s alleged agreement with northern governors of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2011 not to contest the 2015 presidential election deepened, yesterday. Jonathan Didn’t Sign Agreement – Alhaji Tanko Yakassi, [...]

April 18, 2015 Government and politics
Okorocha Offered Us Money To Blackmail Ihedioha

Okorocha Offered Us Money To Blackmail Ihedioha. – Imo REC

Okorocha Offered Us Money To Blackmail Ihedioha. – Imo REC – The group of governorship candidates of twelve political parties in Imo state that go by the signature name of coalition of 12 governorship candidates have rejected a N1 million mobilization [...]

April 18, 2015 Government and politics
APC

Great Lessons To Nigerian Political Followers and Stooges. – Aminu Sadiq.

Time is still on our side to take decision. Before we fall Mugu of the proposed New Party, the APC, first of all, think about who and who are behind it and their Natural attitude to Ordinary Nigerians. They all [...]

April 17, 2015 Government and politics
Sen Kanti Bello.

President Made No Single-Term Promise To Us – Sen Kanti Bello.

Former Senate Whip, Senator Kanti Bello, has accused the Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu, of telling a lie over his claim that President Goodluck Jonathan agreed to a single term in 2011. Bello said, as a principal officer of the [...]

April 16, 2015 Government and politics
Army Acquits 57 Soldiers Sentenced to Death in December

Army Acquits 57 Soldiers Sentenced to Death in December

Army Acquits 57 Soldiers Sentenced to Death in December –  The Nigerian Army special court martial has reportedly dismissed and acquitted 57 soldiers who have been sentenced to death last December. The soldiers were charged with losing their weapons and [...]

April 16, 2015 Business, Military
Court Authorises Obasanjo To Publish Book

My Watch: Court Authorises Obasanjo To Publish Book

My Watch: Court Authorises Obasanjo To Publish Book – Justice Valentine Ashie of a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Apo, Abuja has given an order allowing former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to go ahead with the publication of his book titled, [...]

April 16, 2015 Government and politics
PDP Chieftain Abandons Agbada, Jumps Fence Evading Arrest Over Electoral Offences

PDP Chieftain Abandons Agbada, Jumps Fence Evading Arrest Over Electoral Offences

PDP Chieftain Abandons Agbada, Jumps Fence Evading Arrest Over Electoral Offences – A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Kano State (names withheld) allegedly abandoned his agbada and jumped a fence, while evading arrest on electoral offences. Kano State Police Command [...]

April 15, 2015 Government and politics
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I Want to be President Because Jonathan Signed That he Would Stay for one Term – Babangida

Governor of Niger State Babangida Aliyu has revealed of the existence of an agreement signed between President Goodluck Jonathan and some Northern governors in which Jonathan pledged to do only one term of four years from 2011 to 2015. The [...]

April 15, 2015 Government and politics
Supreme Court Upholds Fayose's Election

Supreme Court Upholds Fayose’s Election

Supreme Court Upholds Fayose’s Election – The Nigerian Supreme Court delivering the judgment this morning, has cleared the eligibility of the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose to contest and win the governorship election in his state. The judge said the Justice [...]

April 14, 2015 Government and politics
Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Refuse to Be Called Victims

Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Refuse to Be Called Victims

Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram Refuse to Be Called Victims – It’s been one year since more than 200 schoolgirls was abducted by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. They are the focus of a globally campaign, #BringBackOurGirls, calling for their release. [...]

April 14, 2015 Military
APC Consolidates Status as Ruling Party

APC Consolidates Status as Ruling Party

APC Consolidates Status as Ruling Party – Promising results of Saturday’s governorship election in 29 states across the nation seemed to have confirmed the standing of opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) as Nigeria’s new ruling party, following 16 years of the [...]

April 13, 2015 Business, Government and politics
INEC to set new date for pending election in Gombe State

INEC to set new date for pending election in Gombe State

INEC to set new date for pending election in Gombe State – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declares it will set a new date to conclude the Gombe State House of Assembly election in several polling units in Kwami West. [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
PDP wins governorship poll in Enugu

PDP wins governorship poll in Enugu

PDP wins governorship poll in Enugu – Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Enugu State, was declared winner of the April 11 governorship election in the state. Announcing the results yesterday at the state headquarters of the Independent [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
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INEC Declares Al-makura As Winner In Nasarawa State

INEC Declares Al-makura As Winner In Nasarawa State – Governor Tanko Al-makura of the All Progressives Congress, was declared winner of the April 11 governorship election in Nasarawa State having 309,746 votes. Mr Al-makura emerged victorious, winning in 12 out of [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
Party of Nigeria's defeated president wins landslide in Rivers State

Party of Nigeria’s defeated president wins landslide in Rivers State

Party of Nigeria’s defeated president wins landslide in Rivers State – The party of Nigeria’s outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan received a landslide victory in the governorship election in Rivers State, said officials on Monday. There was no immediate comment from the [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
INEC Declares Abubakar Sani Bello Niger Governor-elect

INEC Declares Abubakar Sani Bello Niger Governor-elect

INEC Declares Abubakar Sani Bello Niger Governor-elect – Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, the All Progressives Congress APC Governorship candidate was declared the winner of the 2015 governorship election in Niger State . Declaring Abubakar Bello as the winner in the benefits [...]

April 13, 2015 Government and politics
Gunmen Kill Local Govt Leader in Rivers

How To Tackle Boko Haram – EU Envoy

How To Tackle Boko Haram – EU Envoy – Ambassador Michel Arrion, head of European Union Delegation to Nigeria and Financial Neighborhood of West African States, the other day attributed the prolonged terrorist onslaughts in northern parts the nation to the [...]

April 13, 2015 Military
Governorship Poll - Nigeria Governors Caution Security Agencies Against Bias - Ask Nigerians to Protect Their Votes

Governorship Poll – Nigeria Governors Caution Security Agencies Against Bias – Ask Nigerians to Protect Their Votes

Governorship Poll – Nigeria Governors Caution Security Agencies Against Bias – Ask Nigerians to Protect Their Votes – The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has requested the Independent National Electoral Commission to investigate and prosecute anyone found sabotaging or violating the electoral procedure, [...]

April 11, 2015 Government and politics
Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes in Lagos –  A helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Lagos. Dele Alonge, Air Force spokesperson, in a statement said the helicopter was a on a training mission in Lagos at about [...]

April 10, 2015 Incidents, Military
Boko Haram Storms Borno Village, Kills 20

Boko Haram Storms Borno Village, Kills 20

Boko Haram Storms Borno Village, Kills 20 – Suspected Boko Haram members, on Thursday, stormed a remote village near Askira Uba, Borno State, killing no less than 20 people. Narrating their tale of survival, some lucky escapees said the insurgents invaded [...]

April 10, 2015 Military
Military Set To Destroy Boko Haram

Military Set To Destroy Boko Haram

Military Set To Destroy Boko Haram – The Nigerian military declares it’s on the verge of completely wiping out the Boko Haram terrorist group from the north-east. A spokesman for the Defence Headquarters, Major General Chris Olukolade, gave the assurance on [...]

April 10, 2015 Military