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    Politics Nigeria: Four-Time Ex Minister Babalola Borisade is Dead

    Nigeria's former minister of education, Prof Babalola Borishade, is dead, aged 71. He died at a London hospital on Wednesday. According to reports, he was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London....
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    Politics Sen. Girei Roasts Jonathan for Blaming Jega, Others for 2015 Defeat to Buhari

    Senator Abubakar Girei, (Adamawa Central, 1999 to 2003) has condemned Nigeria's ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for blaming his 2015 electoral defeat on certain persons. Jonathan had recently said then INEC Chairman Attahiru Jega disappointed him al...
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    Politics Buhari is Not Harassing Your Family Members- Presidency Answers Jonathan

    The Presidency has reacted to comments reportedly made by Nigeria's ex-President Goodluck Jonathan alleging that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is harassing his family members. “We make bold to state unequivocally that President Buhari harasse...
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    Politics Nigeria Doesn't Need a Ghost President, if Sick Buhari Should Handover to Osinbajo - Omokri

    Former Presidential aide Reno Omokri has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to handover power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He was reacting to Buhari's absence at the Federal Executive Council meeting for the third time since his return from h...
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    Politics How Police Hijacked 2017 Budget Files From Sen. Goje- Nigeria Senate

    Nigeria Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje on Wednesday accused the Nigeria police of carting away documents relevant to the 2017 budget from his home during a raid last week. He said the police carted away laptops and...
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    Politics Buhari Re-nominates 82-year-old Sylvanus as Ambassadorial Nominee

    President Muhammadu Buhari has renominated retired Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, 82, whose nomination as non-career ambassador was rejected by the Senate. The Senate had on March 23, 2017, dropped two of the 47 ambassadorial nominees sent to it by the...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nigeria's 2017 Budget 'Goes Missing'

    Nigeria's s 2017 budget may have gone missing, Chairman of the Senate committee on appropriation, Danjuma Goje raised the alarm at Wednesday plenary. Senator Goje claimed that the Nigerian police, last week, carted away laptops and documents that ha...
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    Politics Buhari Writes NASS, Seeks Approval To Borrow $6.9Bn

    President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for the approval of the National Assembly to borrow .9b for infrastructural development. Buhari in a letter read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki said .8bn would be borrowed from the Chinese Exim b...
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    Politics FEC Meeting: Ministers Murmur as Buhari Fails To Show Up Again

    Nigerian ministers on Wednesday, murmured as President Muhammadu Buhari conspicuously absent at the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. Osinbajo kick-started the meeting at 11 am when the State House Chief of Protocols suddenly stepped and whi...
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    Politics Fani-Kayode Lists 3 'Evil Genius' That Made Jonathan Lose 2015 Election

    Former Minister of Aviation and 2015 campaign manager of Goodluck/Sambo Presidential team, Femi Fani-Kayode has listed three evil genius that made the former President lost bid for re-election. Fani-Kayode on his social media account collaborated fo...
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    Politics 9 Things That Happened In Buhari's Gov't Yesterday

    Here are list of activities that happened within President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on Tuesday. 1. Vice President Osinbajo met with Bangladeshi Chief of Army Staff, General Abu Belal Muhammad at the State House in Abuja. 2. Minister ...
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    Politics Why I Was Attacked at Adeleke’s Burial – Aregbesola’s Aide, Idiat

    An aide to Governor Rauf Aregbesola who was attacked at the burial of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke on Monday, Hon Idiat Babalola, on Tuesday explained why such attack was launched on her. She said the attack was carried out over unfounded rumours t...
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    Politics Akwa Ibom: APC Chairman Defects to PDP Because of Hunger

    The APC Chairman of the Nsit Ubium LGA of Akwa Ibom on Saturday defected to the PDP, along with 800 others. According to him, the defectors defected because they couldn't endured the severe hunger in APC. ‎ Mr. Ekah, who earlier defected to APC fr...
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    Politics Jonathan - Stella Oduah Hates Me

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan claims that he actively fought corruption during his time in office. Jonathan's claim is contained in a new book, “Against The Run of Play”, authored by the Chairman of ThisDay Editorial Board, Mr. Olusegun Ade...
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    Politics Anti Corruption War: Jonathan Warns Buhari- Don't Damage the System

    Nigeria's former President, Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that betral from the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Muazu and some Northern leaders in the party made him lose the 2015 Presidential elections. ...
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    Politics Senator Adeleke's Son Reveals Why His Father Was 'Killed'

    Tunji Adeleke, one of the Children of the recently deceased Senator Isiaka Adeleke is claiming that his father was killed. Tunji in a Snapchat video watched by PUNCH Newspaper said that some persons, eliminated his dad because they considered hi...
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    Politics Saraki's Impeachment Will End Fight Between Buhari and Senate- APC Chief

    According to a chieftain of the APC, Lekan Ojo, the Senate is at war with the presidency because the Muhammadu Buhari administration is not buying into its corrupt ways and activities. Speaking in an interview published by DailyTrust, he said lobby...
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    Politics Boko Haram Attack Has Reduced Because 'Their Man' Is President - Jonathan

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan is claiming that Boko Haram attacks have significantly reduced because an 'infidel' is no longer President. Jonathan's remark is contained in “Against The Run of Play”, a book authored by the Chairman of ThisDa...
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    Politics Nigeria: Many Political Bigwigs Will be in Jail Before 2019 Elections- APC Chief Ojo

    Chief Jackson Lekan Ojo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and National Coordinator of the Yoruba Youth Alliance (YYA) in an interview published by Daily Trust says many political bigwigs in Nigeria will be in jail by 2019. Here's...
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    Politics America, France Made Buhari President of Nigeria - Jonathan

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alleged that foreign Governments helped make Muhammadu Buhari President of Nigeria. Jonathan's allegations are contained in a new book, “Against The Run of Play”, authored by the Chairman of ThisDay Editori...

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