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Travel ban: Buhari returning Nigeria to dark days, says Obasanjo’s coalition

By Nasir Kura The Coalition for Nigeria Movement has lambasted the Federal Government for imposing a travel ban on 50 politically-exposed persons, under its Executive Order 6. The CNM, backed

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PDP presidential candidate, Atiku, picks Peter Obi as running mate

By Nasir Kura The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has named a former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, as his running mate for the February

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Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku will not distract Buhari – Presidency

By Ahmed Idris The Presidency said Thursday’s endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo, would not distract

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2019: INEC right to ban candidates from Zamfara

By Nasir Kura The lawmaker representing Zamfara-Central Senatorial District, Senator Kabiru Marafa, has endorsed the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the All Progressives Congress, cannot field

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‘You can do a better job than Buhari’, Obasanjo endorses Atiku

…By Mufta’u Balogun Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed the presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the 2019 general elections. He said he was

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EFCC cajoling witnesses to implicate me – Fayose

…By Mufta’u Balogun The embattled Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of desperately looking for evidence to nail him. He alleged

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Atiku tackles Buhari, asks him to answer vital questions on stewardship

By Nasir Kura The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has thrown a challenge at President Muhammdu Buhari, questioning his credibility, performance and capacity ahead of the 2019

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Tambuwal not our guber candidate, says Sokoto PDP

By Mansur Sani The Sokoto State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ibrahim Milogoma, has denied that the name of the party’s candidate in the 2019 election, Mannir Dan-Iya, has

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Afenifere consults Obasanjo, may back Atiku’s presidential bid

By Mufta’u Balogun Members of the Pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, said they will soon announce their choice among the array of candidates vying for the highest office in the

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Nigeria needs a president who understands economy – Obasanjo

By Mufta’u Balogun President Olusegun Obasanjo has opined that Nigeria requires a President with a sound knowledge of the economy to make make progress. This, he said, was what a

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