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    Politics Nigeria Won't Develop if Tribal Hate Continues - Sen. Wamakko

    According to Sokoto Senate Aliyu Wamakko, the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable. “No nation can develop in an atmosphere of acrimony, discord and general insecurity", he said on Tuesday. “In the same vein, no nation can develop and achieve greatn...
  3. Lequte

    Politics Osinbajo Appoints 14 New CMDs/MDs of Federal Medical Centers, Teaching Hospitals

    Nigeria's Acting President Yemi Osingajo has approved the appointment of 14 New Chief Medical Directors (CMDs) / Medical Directors (MDs) of Federal Medical Centers, Teaching Hospitals and Specialty Centers in the nation. They are: 1. Prof. Bisala ...
  4. Lequte

    Politics [PHOTOS] Osinbajo Presides Over FEC Meeting as Buhari Remains in UK

    Nigeria's Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday 28th June 2017, presided over FEC meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The President, Muhammadu Buhari is in the United Kingdom undergoing treatment for an undisclosed ailment. ...
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    Politics Fani Kayode to Northerners: If Nigeria Breaks You Will Suffer the Most Yet You Insult Yorubas

    Nigerian politician Mr. Femi Fani Kayode has launched a full scale attack on northerners because they "accused" the Yorubas of "trying to impose" vice president Yemi Osinbajo on the country. In a series of tweets, he said the north is the worst part...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Ex- Taraba Governor, Danbaba Suntai, Dies 2 Days To His 56th Birthday

    Former Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State has died two days to his 56th birthday anniversary. Suntai survived an air crash at the Yola Airport in Adamawa State in 2012. He died at home where he was undergoing rehabilitation for brain injurie...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics Aisha Buhari Charges Nigerian Youths On Hard work

    The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has charged youths in the country to imbibe the culture of hard work and dedication to service. Mrs. Buhari made the call in a speech at an occasion organised to mark the Eid el-fitr for young couples at...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari On Life-Support, Needs Prayer - Fayose Reveals

    Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari has been on life support for 20 days. Fayose, stated this in a statement released on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state. The statement reads in part: "Today, it makes...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Top EFCC Investigator, Austin Okwor, Shot in Port Harcourt

    A top investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on June 24, 2017 escaped death by the whiskers when gunmen opened fire on him in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Austin Okwor, an operative in the Property Fraud Section of the...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics Osinbajo Promises To Continue Consultations On Nigeria’s Unity

    The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that the consultations with various segments of the Nigerian society will continue. The Spokesman of the Acting President, Mr Laolu Akande, said on Tuesday while emphasizing the import of the dialog...
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    Politics Why Most Northerners Are Angry With Igbos – Doyin Okupe

    Dr. Doyin Okupe, former aide to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, has given some reasons why the North is angry with the Igbos of the Southeast. Doyin said: “majority are angry with the Igbos,” because according to them, “they perceive as the blackma...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Reno Omokri Attacks Nnamdi Kanu For Disrespecting Jonathan

    Reno Omokri, the former aide to former President, Goodluck Joanthan has faulted the Nnmadi Kanu, the IPOB leader over his statement on the competency of former Nigerian leader. Omokri also insisted that Nnamdi Kanu was wrong to have labeled former P...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Politics Ekiti PDP Lawmaker Leads 200 Members To Join APC

    A suspended member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Gboyega Aribisogan, on Tuesday led 200 other members of the PDP to join the opposition APC. Aribisogan, who represents Ikole Constituency 1 in the assembly, was on October 6 last year sus...
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    Politics Sha'aban Sharadan: The 'Powerful' Media Aide Behind Buhari's Hausa Broadcast

    Young, energetic, privileged, influential and maybe 'proud' are words that describe Sha'aban Sharadan, a 35-year-old aide to President Buhari on broadcast media (radio). A native of Kano, Sharadan was appointed Personal Assistant to President Buhari ...
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    Politics Inflated Budget: Fashola Lectures NASS- You Failed to Address the Issues I Raised

    Nigeria's Minister of Power, Housing and Works, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed deep concerns on the ability of the Nigerian senate and house of reps to understand the Nigerian constitution. The minister had earlier raised an alarm that the senate...
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    Politics Treasury Looters In Nigeria To Get Economic Amnesty

    Treasury looters in Nigeria may soon be granted “full and complete amnesty” after fulfilling certain conditions. ‘A Bill for an Act to establish a scheme to harness untaxed money for investment purposes and to assure any declarant regarding inqu...
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    Politics Gov Wike Pays Sallah Visit to Sultan of Sokoto [PHOTOS]

    Rivers state's Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday paid a Sallah visit to Sokoto. He was received by governor Aminu Tambuwal and Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad. ...
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    Politics Why Buhari is Right to Speak to Nigerians in Hausa – Shehu Sani

    A senator from Kaduna state, Shehu Sani has defended President Muhammadu Buhari’s controversial use of Hausa language in his Sallah message to Nigerians Saturday. Shehu Sani, in a Facebook post said ‘There’s nothing wrong with the President sendi...
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    Politics How APC Plans To Rig Osun Bye-election - PDP

    The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun has accused All Progressives Congress of a plan to rig the July 8 Osun West Senatorial bye-election in the state. The State Chairman of the party, Mr Soji Adagunodo, made this allegation at a news conference o...
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    Politics Angry Youths Stone Plateau Lawmaker, Ibrahim Hassan [PHOTOS]

    The Member representing Jos North/North in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Ibrahim Baba Hassan (Babs) narrowly escaped unhurt over the weekend when aggrieved youths in his constituency reportedly attacked his convoy at Sarkin Mangu Street. ...
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    Politics Why Nigeria Is 'Walking Towards Failure' - Pat Utomi

    Pat Utomi, co-founder of Lagos Business School and Pan Atlantic University, has urged groups in the country to find ways to halt Nigeria’s impending anarchy. Mr. Utomi made the call in Awka on Monday at the June, 2017 meeting of University of Nigeri...

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