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Buhari visits proposed campaign office

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari took time off late Wednesday afternoon to visit the proposed presidential campaign office for next year’s election. The same building at Herbert Macaulay Way,

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Why I am Quitting APC, Tambuwal’s Full Statement

1. Politicians and political leaders, groups and group leaders, stakeholders in the development of our state and our nation, fellow indigenes of Sokoto State and citizens of our great country,

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Finally, Tambuwal defects from APC, rejoins PDP

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress to Peoples Democratic Party. Tambuwal who has a presidential ambition, called on Nigerians to vote

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Finally, Saraki dumps APC, Gov Ahmed joins PDP

By Bologi M. Maikudi The embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has formally announced his departure from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, made a similar

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Drama as court stops swearing-in of Imo deputy governor

By Nasir Kura An Imo state High Court sitting in Owerri has stopped the swearing-in of ceremony of the deputy governor-designate, Callistus Ekenze. This caused some drama and confusion at

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Obasanjo, Jonathan in closed-door meeting

By Nasir Kura Former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met for behind closed-doors. The photos of their meeting, which were shared by Bolanle Cole on her Twitter

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I am not bothered about APC defections – Buhari

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday night that he was not bothered about the defections in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The President, who was responding

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Oshiomhole threatens to suspend Ngige over failure to inaugurate boards

By Ahmed Idris The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, said on Thursday threatened to suspend the Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige,

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2019: Why I announced my intention to run early – Buhari

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that he declared his intention to seek reelection in 2019 early in order to checkmate mischief makers. The President had in

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Why Fayose administration must be probed – Fayemi

By Ahmed Idris The governor-elect of Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi, said on Thursday that it would be irresponsible on his part not to probe the administration of the outgoing

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