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    Politics Meet The Man Behind Governor Ganduje’s Bribery Video – BBC – Nairaland

    BBC has the face of the man that exposed governor Ganduje’s bribery on video.. Daily Nigeria journalist, who was released on the Internet Jaafar Jaafar, alleged that he had been seriously threatened in his … Read more via Nairaland – -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Festus Keyamo Claims Obasanjo Is Cursed And Slams Oyedepo Over Meeting With Atiku – Stella Dimoko

    Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Nigerians not to join ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in receiving the curse he allegedly invoked on himself, over former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. While denying the claim of Wole Soyinka that he...
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    Politics PDP Holds Kano Governorship Primaries In Kwankwaso’s House – Nairaland

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is currently conducting primary election in the Lugard Avenue residence of the party leader, Rabiu Kwankwaso. The election kicked off past midnight on Tuesday, DAILY NIGERIAN learnt. Earlier on Monday, police cordoned off Marhaba Cinema, the proposed venue of...
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    Politics 10 Nasarawa APC aspirants pledge support for governorship candidate – Premium Times Nigeria

    Ten All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants who lost the party’s primary have pledged to rally round the winner to ensure victory for the party in 2019. Hassan Liman, spokesman for the aspirants told journalists after the election on Monday in Lafia that they were … Read more...
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    Politics Nigeria at 58: Oyedepo reveals Nigerian politicians that will die before 2019- Daily Post

    The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, (Winners’ Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, has warned leaders in government against being insensitive to the feelings and sufferings of Nigerian masses. Oyedepo made this assertion during a special prayer session for the nation at 58...
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    Utomi, Ogboru Emerge Delta APC Gov Candidates At Parallel Primaries – Sahara Reporters

    Great Ogboru and Pat Utomi have both emerged as governorship candidates for the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC), in the 2019 general election. They emerged during two separate governorship primaries conducted in Asaba, the Delta State capital. Utomi, a Professor, was announced on...
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    Politics “I Never Said Nigeria Won’t Recover For 10-Years, If Atiku Rules For Just A Day” – Okupe – Naijaloaded

    Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe has refuted claims he said Nigeria will not recover for 10 years, if Atiku Abubakar rules for a day. Okupe, who suffered severe backlash from Atiku supporters over the statement said he didn’t originate it.... Read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most...
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    Politics Twitter war: Presidency, Senate trade words over National Assembly siege – Punch Newspapers

    Following the blockade of the National Assembly on Tuesday, the media handlers in the Presidency and the Senate Twitter handle have been trading words via their Twitter handles... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Nigeria’s political chess game gets more complex – BusinessDay News

    Nigeria’s political outlook has never been as uncertain as it is currently, as the country’s politicians shift between parties faster than they have ever done in the past. In what looks like the most significant defection that will be hitting the People’s Democratic Party … Read more via...
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    Politics 2019: We Will Retire Hunkuyi Politically, Says Kaduna APC – Leadership Newspaper

    Kaduna State chapter of the All Progressives Congress(APC), on Monday, said frustrated by imminent political retirement, Senator representing Kaduna North senatorial district,Sen.Suleiman Hunkuyi is seeking refuge in baseless boasts... Read more via Leadership Newspaper –...
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    Politics Buhari running dictatorial government –Onovo – Punch Newspapers

    A presidential aspirant on the platform of Conference for Nigeria Political Parties, Chief Martin Onovo, has described the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as dictatorial and an overthrow of democracy. Onovo said this at a summit organised by the CNPP, South West Chapter on Tuesday...
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    Politics I’m Not losing Sleep Over Defections, Says Oshiomhole After Meeting Buhari • Channels Television

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he will not lose sleep over the defections currently hitting the party. He stated that he is not worried about disgruntled members … Read more via Channels Television – Get...
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    Politics 2019: Buhari govt overrules President’s aide on Modu Sheriff’s appointment – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has distanced his office from the statement issued by a Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Gideo Sammani, announcing the appointment of a former Borno governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, as the...
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    Politics National Cash Transfer Programme: FG Distributes N10bn To 300,000 Poor Nigerians - Premium Times

    The federal government has since 2016 disbursed N10 billion to no fewer than 300,000 beneficiaries through its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. Temitope Sinkaye, the National Programme Coordinator of the CCT, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the...
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    Politics "2019 Election Will Be Inconclusive" – Mohammed, Ex-Spy Chief Makes Revelations - The Sun News

    Alhaji Abdulrahman Mohammed, is a former National Security Organisation, NSO (Now DSS) Chief and close ally of ex-military leaders: late Generals Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, Sani Abacha and former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida. In this interview, he reveals deadly plots going on within...
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    Politics "If You Criticize Buhari In Wuse Market, You Will Not Come Out Alive" –Senator Ndume - Daily Post Nigeria

    An All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, Ali Ndume, has claimed that you may not leave the Wuse Market in Abuja alive if you criticize President Muhammadu Buhari there. In an interview with NAN, Ndume insisted that Buhari enjoyed goodwill among many Nigerians. READ MORE HERE
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    Politics Igbos Will Support Buhari In 2019, Says Okorocha - Channels Television

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says Igbos will support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-elections bid. The governor said this on Tuesday during a mega rally organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the President in Owerri, the Imo State capital READ MORE HERE
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    Politics 'Nigerians Have More Electricity Than They Can Consume' - Garba Shehu - Sahara Reporters

    Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, says Nigerians have more electricity than they can consume. He said this while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Monday. READ MORE HERE