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    Politics Buhari still in charge of petroleum ministry as 10 ministers retain portfolios - The Cable

    President Muhammadu Buhari is still in charge of the petroleum ministry as he announced Timipre Sylva as minister of state for petroleum. Lai Mohammed (information), Chris Ngige (labour) and Mohammed Bello (federal capital territory), Rotimi Amaechi are among the ministers who retained their...
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    Imo: Okorocha reacts to EFCC’s sealing of properties, links Gov. Ihedioha – Daily Post Nigeria

    Rochas Okorocha, Imo West Senator, has reacted to the sealing of some properties belonging to him and his family by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC...... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2JOs5bQ Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics BREAKING: Buhari appoints Akpabio, Keyamo, Fashola, 40 other ministers – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sent his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate. This was made known by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read out the president’s letter at plenary on Tuesday. The president appointed 43 ministers. Among the appointees are former Akwa Ibom State …...
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    Politics Obasanjo under fire for ‘leading’ Islamization of Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Nigerian envoy to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji Hassan Ardo, has attacked former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing him as the architect of Islamisation and Fulanisation in the country. Ardo was reacting to recent comments by Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari was...
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    Politics What Senate President Lawan said after meeting Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    The newly-elected President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that the National Assembly will have a good working relationship with the executive arm of government. He spoke Tuesday night after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Lawan polled 79 votes...
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    Metro Buhari nominates CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele for another term - Daily Post

    President Muhammdu Buhari has nominated the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for a second term. read more
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    Politics Kogi govt speaks on payment of 38 months salary, Gov. Bello decamping to AP – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Government of Kogi State has said it has paid salaries for 38 months since it came into office in January 2016. The Director General of Media and Publicity to the Governor, Hon. Kingsley Fanwo, stated this in Takete Ide Amuro in Mopamuro Local Government while briefing … Read more via...
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    Metro JUST IN: NJC removes Onnoghen, names Tanko as acting chair- DAILY TRUST

    The National Judicial Council, NJC has removed Justice Walter Onnoghen’s name from the Council’s members’ list and named the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, as the acting chairman READ MORE
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    Politics Amaechi loses LGA to Wike as INEC resumes collation of Rivers results – TheCable

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed collation of results for the governorship poll in Rivers state. On March 10, INEC had suspended all electoral processes in the state as a result of violence and widespread disruption of collation of results. The commission later...
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    Politics BREAKING: Tribunal declares PDP’s Adeleke winner of 2018 Osun Gov election - Punch Newspaper

    Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared as winner Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2018 governorship election in the state, Ademola Adeleke. It held that the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Gboyega...
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    Politics READ the full text of Sanwo-Olu’s victory speech after winning Lagos Governorship Election – Pulse Nigeria

    Here is the full text of Sanwo-Olu’s victory speech, after winning the March 9 Lagos governorship election. On Sunday, March 10, 2019, the Governor-elect of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu of the APC, delivered the following acceptance speech after being declared winner of the...
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    Politics Thugs set ablaze primary school containing electoral materials in Benue – Premium Times Nigeria

    All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue were in the early hours of Saturday burnt by armed hoodlums. According to a witness, the hoodlums on arrival fired shots in the air before setting on fire the RCM Primary School Aya, … Read more via Premium...
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    Politics APC ready to sack Okowa on Saturday – Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will take-over the affairs of Delta state after the forthcoming governorship election in the state. This, he said, was going by the achievements of the party in the state during the presidential and National Assembly...
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    Politics BREAKING: APC NWC suspends Amosun, Okorocha, recommends expulsion – TheCable

    The national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ibikunle Amosu and Rochas Okorocha, governors of Ogun and Imo states receptively, from the party, TheCable can report. The NWC has also recommended their expulsion from APC to the national executive...
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    Politics Nigeria election results: Saraki speaks after loss to APC candidate - Daily Post

    In the statement released on Monday, Olaniyonu further stated that the position of the Saraki camp will be communicated to the public later today. “The public should disregard any fictitious statements being issued and shared on WhatsApp by the APC in Kwara. Our position on the election will be...
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    Politics ‘General Buhari’ showing his true colours with death threat, says Atiku | TheNigeriaLawyer

    Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says threatening people with death in context of election is incitement to electoral violence. Atiku was reacting to a statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari that ballot-snatchers will pay with their lives...
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    Politics Senator Ahmed Ogembe survives car crash in Kogi State (Photos) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Senator Ahmed Ogembe survives car crash in Kogi State (Photos) Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – http://bit.ly/2SChMh1 -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Metro Police tear-gas protesting IDPs in Maiduguri – TheCable

    Policemen fired teargas at aggrieved internally displaced persons (IDPs) who took to the streets of Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, to protest hardship in the camp. Led by women and little children, the protesters from Baga and Kukawa called for assistance from the public. They grounded...
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    Politics Soyinka accuses Obasanjo of rewarding Bola Ige’s killers – TheCable

    Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of protecting and rewarding killers of Bola Ige, former minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation. In a statement on Tuesday titled “Trivialise corruption, Neutralise justice”, Soyinka said the Nigerian...
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    Politics Ganduje Orders Shutdown of Kano Stadiums Ahead of Atiku Rally – Olisa.tv

    Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has ordered the immediate closure of two major stadiums in the state. This is coming five days to the campaign rally of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Atiku’s rally is scheduled for February 10 while the...