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    Politics PDP Chieftain Commits Suicide, Sets Himself Ablaze in Abuja Hotel

    A Chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Isaac Ojukwu, has set himself ablaze in a rented hotel apartment in Nyanya area of Abuja. The incident which occurred early hours of Thursday, also saw the entire hotel burnt to ground...
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    Politics PDP Crisis: Makarfi, PDP Governors Meet To Tackle Sheriff

    Embattled National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ahmed Makarfi and governors of the party will meet today to decide on their next line of action following their defeat by Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff at the Court of Appeal. ...
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    Politics Delta APC Disowns James Ibori

    The Delta State Chapter of the APC has distanced itself from participating in the celebration of ex governor James Ibori's return from the United Kingdom. Ibori was jailed in the UK for corruption. He was recently released and came back to a huge w...
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    Politics Emir Sanusi: Kano Emirate Working on Law to Curb Polygamy in Northern Nigeria

    Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has condemned the disparity between men and women in Nigeria. According to him, this act is a form of social injustice and should be addressed. He added that the Kano Emirate Council was working on a set of laws ...
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    Politics London Police Called In To Arrest Guardian Journalist For Attempting to Interview Buhari

    Security staff at the Abuja House [official residence of the Nigerian High commissioner to the United Kingdom] in London yesterday called in police officers to arrest a correspondent of The Guardian who demanded to meet and interview President Muhamm...
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    Politics Ali Modu Sheriff Tears PDP Leaders Apart

    The leadership of Nigeria's main opposition party, the PDP is in a disarray following the victory of Ali Modu Sheriff at the appeal court last week. The court affirmed him as the legitimate National Chairman of the party, and not his rival Ahmed Mak...
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    Politics Nigeria: 7 Governors Shared N19bn From N388bn London-Paris Club Refund - The Nation

    According to a report from The Nation, seven governors have questions to answer from the EFCC. The governors will be questioned over the alleged diversion of part of the N388.304billion London-Paris Club refunds into two accounts opened by the Nige...
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    Politics Saraki Meets President Buhari at Abuja House- Presidency

    Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki on Sunday met with president Muhammadu Buhari, according to the Presidency. In a tweet, the Presidency said both men met at the Abuja House. No further clarification was given....
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    Politics Osinbajo Rejects Official VP Residence Built by Jonathan

    Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has refused to move into the just completed official residence for the Vice President built by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. “For the umpteenth time, we would like to clarify that the proposed plan of t...
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    Politics Buhari Will Be Asked to Address Nigerians This Week - Presidency

    Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari will be asked to address Nigerians from the United Kingdom. The spokesperson made the disclosure on the sidelines of an interactive session with Nigerian youths organi...
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    Politics Ali Modu Sheriff - Why I Visited IBB Last Sunday

    Senator Ali Modu Sheriff of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP paid a courtesy visit to former military President Ibrahim Babangida last Sunday. PUNCH reports that Sheriff was accompanied by former Niger state Governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu. Addre...
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    Politics Deputy Chief of Staff to Plateau Govt is Dead

    Yusuf Gambo Hawaja, Deputy Chief of Staff to Plateau state government is dead. According to family sources, the deceased who is a lawyer by training, died today at the Bingham University Teaching hospital in Jos; DAILY TRUST reports. He had been su...
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    Politics President Buhari Exports Change to London [CARTOON]

    See hilarious cartoon of how President Muhammadu Buhari is changing the London skyline. Photo Credit: Mike Asukwo...
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    Politics Ihedioha Warns Igbos - Okorocha Is Positioning Himself For the Presidency

    Emeka Ihedioha, former deputy speaker of the house of representatives, has accused Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha of positioning himself for the presidency. In an interview with VANGUARD, Ihedioha said Okorocha is going about his ambition th...
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    Politics Fani Kayode Blasts Modu Sheriff- You're Worse than the Bubonic Plague, Shame on You

    PDP Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out at supporters of the party's factional chairman Ali Modu Sheriff. In a statement, Mr. Fani-Kayode said anyone that calls for members of the PDP to “rally behind him and recognise him as our National Chairma...
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    Politics President Buhari's Doctors Tell Him to Forget About Nigeria - Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised by his doctors not to return to Nigeria in the near future to resume his role as President, Sahara Reporters say. However, some cabals are goading the president to return to power as soon as possible, sour...
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    Politics Fayose - Ekiti Withheld Allocation Has Been Released

    Governor Ayo Fayose says the Federal Government has released the withheld January Budget Support Fund to the state. Fayose made the claim while speaking a live programme tagged, ‘Meet Your Governor’ aired on the state owned Ekiti Television and ...
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    Politics The North Wlll Remain in Power Till 2023, It Is Our Birthright - Yerima

    Alhaji Shettima Usman Yerima, President of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) says the presidency of the country is the birthright of the North till 2023. He made the claim during an interview with VANGUARD Newspaper. The AYCF President h...
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    Politics Boko Haram Would've Taken Over Aso Rock Had Jonathan Won 2015 Elections - Presidency

    Presidential Spokesman Shehu Garba, has defended the Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying things would've been worse had Goodluck Jonathan won the 2015 presidential elections. According to him, Boko Haram would've waxed stronger and taken over t...
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    Politics Modu Sheriff Victory: 5 Options for Ahmed Makarfi Faction

    Ali Modu Sheriff on Friday at the Court of Appeal was declared the valid National Chairman of the PDP. His rival faction, the Ahmed Makarfi group, didn't take this too well and will hold an emergency meeting to address the issue tomorrow. Here ar...

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