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    Politics Jonathan in Closed Door Meeting With Obasanjo

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday, paid a visit to his predecessor, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, at his ancestral home, Ibogun-Olaogun, Ogun State, reports Nigerian Tribune. The duo, went into a closed door meeting, which had in attendance...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Jonathan Absent At Trump's Inauguration, Shows Up At Obasanjo's House

    Despite claims by the Peoples Democratic Party loyalists that the immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan was invited at Trump inauguration in the United States, he was spotted at former President, Olusegun Obasanjo's residence in Ibogun town, Og...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Politics VIDEO: Buhari Is Responsible For Jammeh's Refusal To Hand Over Power – Adegoruwa

    Nigerian activist and legal practitioner, Ebun-olu Adegboruwa while speaking to SaharaTV urged the people of Gambia to continue to demand for the validation of the mandate they freely gave to Adama Barrow. In the video, he blamed President Muhammadu...
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    Politics Makarfi Breaks Silence – What Will Happen To PDP Members Decamping To Other Parties

    The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen Ahmed Makarfi, has warned that elected officials who defected to other parties will “pay a political price.” Speaking during the party’s caucus meeting held in Abuja, the ...
  7. Lequte

    Politics Nigerian Lawmakers Pass Bill to Jail Ministers for Contempt

    A bill seeking a one-year jail term for ministers, heads of agencies and other public officers who ignored a summon by the National Assembly passed the second reading at the House of Representatives on Thursday. The minister could be penalized with...
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    Politics My Plans For PDP Ahead of 2019 - Fayose

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, takes over power from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government. Fayose made the remark, shortly after his counterpart from Bayelsa ...
  9. Lequte

    Politics Demolition: Lagosians Storm Tinubu's House, Demand Justice

    Hundreds of Lagosians on Thursday staged a huge protest at the residence of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the former governor of the state over the demolition of their homes at Olokonla town via Ogombo village in Etiosa LGA. The protesters were displaced on D...
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    Politics Fayose Emerges PDP Governor’s Forum Chairman

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has emerged as the new Chairman of the PDP Governors' Forum. The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon Serake Dickson announced this to News men in Abuja on Thursday night. Addressing News men shortly after the F...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics Southern PDP Chieftains Float New Group Ahead of 2019 Election

    South-south under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party, have formed a new group, “PDP Southern Leaders Consultative Forum’’ as a force ahead of the 2019 elections. Members of the movement have started meetings to discuss critical issues affe...
  12. Lequte

    Politics Buhari Wasn't Snubbed for Trump Inauguration-Presidency Replies Fayose

    The Presidency has reacted to claims by Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose that ex President Goodluck Jonathan was invited to attend the inauguration of US president-elect Donald Trump but that President Muhammadu Buhari was snubbed. Related: Good...
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    Politics [VIDEO] Ekweremadu Questions Buhari's Authority to Send Nigerian Troops to Oust Jammeh

    Nigeria's Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu during plenary on Thursday questioned President Muhammadu Buhari's authority to send Nigerian military troops to help oust President Yahaya Jammeh of Gambia out of office. ...
  14. Jules

    Politics President Buhari Jets Out to UK [PHOTOS]

    President Muhammadu Buhari today left the country for the United Kingdom. READ: Osinbajo to Become Acting President as Buhari Seeks Senate Permission For Leave See photos of the President's departure: ...
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    Politics [VIDEO] Content of Buhari's Letter to Saraki on His Vacation to UK

    Nigeria's Senat President Bukola Saraki during plenary today read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari about his intending trip to the UK. ...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari Has Put 160 Million Nigerians Under Captivity – Yerima, Arewa Youth Leader

    The leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has put over 160 million Nigerians under captivity, the President of Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), Alhaji ShettimaYerima, has said. Speaking with Sun, the northern youth leader noted that norther...
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    Politics Buhari To Undergo Medical Check-ups During Short Leave

    President Muhammadu Buhari will be travelling to the United Kingdom on a short leave. He is expected to resume work on February 6, 2017. During the vacation, the President will also undergo routine medical check-ups. Femi Adesina, the media aid...
  18. Jules

    Politics Why I Dumped PDP - Senator Effiong

    Senator Nelson Effiong (Akwa Ibom South) has explained why he defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC. READ: Senator Nelson Effiong Defects to APC Speaking after his defection, Senator Effiong said, "I have decided that no reasonable politi...
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    Politics PDP Will Take Back the Seat It Gave You - Akpabio Tells Senator Effiong

    Senate Minority leader, Godswill Akpabio threatened Senator Nelson Effiong of Akwa Ibom South senatorial district after his defection was announced on the floor of Nigerian Senate. READ: Senator Nelson Effiong Defects to APC Akpabio said the PDP w...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari Deployed Troops To Gambia Without Approval – Nigerian Senators Kick

    Nigerian Senate on Thursday expressed worried over deployment of Nigerian troops to Gambia without Senate approval. Senator Chukwuka Utazi (PDP/Enugu North) raised a point of Order while reading Section 5, sub-section 4 and 5 of the 1999 Constitutio...
  21. Jules

    Politics Osinbajo to Become Acting President as Buhari Seeks Senate Permission For Leave

    President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Nigerian Senate seeking to embark on a leave. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will serve as Acting President in Buhari's absence. The President will be spending his leave in the United Kingdom. He is expec...
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    Politics Senator Nelson Effiong Defects to APC

    Senator Nelson Effiong of Akwa Ibom South senatorial district has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC. His defection was announced during senate plenary. ...

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