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    Politics 5 most popular Nigerian state governors in the year 2019 –

    There are governors and there are governors. In Nigeria, while some governors are literally invisible, others are at the forefront getting media attention due to their performances, controversies or aggressive publicity. Every year, some governors stand out from their colleagues, majorly due to...
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    Politics President Buhari Returns To Abuja After Egypt Trip – Tori News

    Nigeria’s number one man, President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after making his trip to Egypt. A Punch Metro report has shown that the President Muhammadu Buhari has just returned to Abuja after a trip to Egypt.... Read more via Tori News – Get More...
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    Politics I never saw myself as a politician until 2018 – Governor Sanwo-Olu – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has disclosed that he never saw himself as a politician until 2018 even though he held public offices for over a decade. The Lagos State Governor made the disclosure on Thursda...y. Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More...
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    Politics Buhari Is The Most Democratic Ex-Military Head Of State’ – Yahaya Bello – Nairaland

    The Kogi State governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello, has faulted Punch newspaper’s characterisation of President Muhammadu Buhari as a dictator. Governor who spoke to State House Correspondents in Abuja on Thursday also pointed out that those who interpreted the report of the National Bureau of...
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    Politics Governor Abiodun finally nominates commissioners 7 months after inauguration –

    Six months after he was sworn-in as the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, has finally sent 18-man list of commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and possible confirmation. Daily Trust reports that the appointment came barely seven months after Abiodun... Read...
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    Politics What El-Rufai said about Obasanjo during visit to Kaduna – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday hailed former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo. El-Rufai described Obasanjo as a mentor, whom he learnt some of his skills from.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Aisha’s outburst: ”President Buhari has reduced presidency to Fuji House of Commotion”- PDP – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has said the Buhari-led government has reduced the Presidency to Kunle Bamtefa's soap opera, Fuji House of Commotion. The party stated this while reacting to first lady, Aisha Buhari's recent attack on the Senior Assistant to President Buhari on Media and...
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    Politics Obasanjo in Kaduna, praises el-Rufai – Newtelegraph

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, paid an unscheduled visit to Kaduna State, where he held a closed door meeting with Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai. The meeting, which took many, including government officials by surprise.... Read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    Politics Punch has no right to change Buhari’s official title – Presidency – Newtelegraph

    The Presidency has declared that no newspaper in the country has the right and power to unilaterally change the official title of President Muhammadu Buhari. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, stated this yesterday while reacting to an editorial...
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    Politics FFK Cautions Buhari Over Plot To Remove Seyi Makinde – Nairaland

    Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to meddle with the affairs of Oyo State. According to the former minister of aviation, the biggest mistake President Buhari will make is to either bribe or coerce the.... Read more via...
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    Politics senator Akpabio pulls out of Akwa Ibom North West re-run election –

    Senator Godswill Akpabio has withdrawn from the Akwa Ibom North East senatorial re-run election. The minister of Niger Delta affairs said his present appointment place a huge responsibility on him.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Wike tackles Oshiomhole at Abuja book launch – Vanguard News

    ABUJA — Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, and National Chairman of All progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday, traded blames on the concept of leadership by example. The two leaders were at each other’s throats at the official presentation … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics Read Fashola’s fresh message to Nigerians over collapsed federal roads in the country –

    The minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, has appealed to Nigerians to bear with the federal government over the poor state of the roads in some parts of the country. Fashola, according to Daily Sun, made the plea in Abuja when he spoke with the executive and trustee … Read more...
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    Politics Why I don’t visit Abuja, by Governor Wike – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday offered an insight into why he rarely visits Abuja. During the launch of “The Big Interviews: How to get the news subjects and angles that make the headlines” written by Managing Director of The Sun … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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    Politics “I Am Sorry For My Mistakes” – Fayose To PDP Members – Nairaland

    Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday appealed to all the aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to drop the hatchet and work together in the overall interest of the party. Fayose, who apologized to all the aggrieved PDP members Ekiti, said …...
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    Politics Court dashes Kano governor Ganduje’s hope again –

    A second attempt by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano to create four emirates from the original structure of the state’s traditional council has been dashed by a high court. The court sitting in Kano and and presided over by Justice Ahmed Badamosi ruled that the plan to create the … Read...
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    Politics How Plateau became Nigeria’s 2nd least corrupt state – Lalong – P.M. News

    Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, on Tuesday, expressed delight at the Second Corruption Survey Report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which placed the state as the second least corrupt state in Nigeria..... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics FIRS: How Fowler wrote SGF to seek re-appointment [Letter] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, wrote to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha, seeking for a second term before he was replaced on Monday by President Muhammadu Buhari.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Politics Why We Must Control Social Media – Presidency – Nairaland

    The Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has said the social media can’t be left to operate without control. A State House statement on Monday said Shehu spoke at the Kawararafa Media Award in Abuja on Sunday night..... Read more via Nairaland –...
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    Politics EFCC Saved Us From Inheriting Empty Treasury – Kwara State Governor – Nairaland

    December 9, 2019 Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday said he would have inherited an empty treasury if the account of the state government had not been frozen on the eve of his inauguration. He recalled that only the N4.8bn tax refund seized by the Economic and Financial …...