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Atiku Felicitates With Former Senate President, Anyim At 60

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has extended his goodwill message to the erstwhile Senate President, Dr. Anyim Pius Anyim on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Atiku in a statement released by his media officer, Paul Ibe, referred...

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala To Become WTO First African Leader

South Korean candidate contesting for the World Trade Organization, WTO, Yoo Myung-hee, has dropped out of the race. South Korea's exit effectively opens the door for Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become WTO first African leader. In a statement, Yoo, the South...

Buhari Names Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Others As INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the Senate’s confirmation of Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, reads a letter forwarded by Buhari on Tuesday containing the names at plenary. Those to be confirmed are Prof. Muhammad Sani...

Ondo Election: Akeredolu, Wife Arrive Polling Unit

Ondo State Governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife have arrived at Ward 05, Polling Unit 06, Ijebu 2, Owo. Akeredolu is optimistic about his victory, at arrival, he assured that the election...

Former Lagos Lawmaker, Abdulhakeem Abdullateef Returns To APC

Barely a week after he tendered his resignation, the former commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Recall that Honourable Abdullateef in his Independence Day message had resigned over his...

Edo Election: APC Candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu Meets Buhari

President Muhammau Buhari, on Friday, received the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress,APC  in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu at the State House, Abuja. Ize-Iyamu was accompanied by Chairman, APC Caretaker Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni,...

Just-In: Police Take Over Edo Assembly Complex

The Police have taken over Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital. A detachment of Police personnel took over the complex on Thursday morning. Eyewitness account says the police took the action following a reported threat...

NDDC Acting MD, Pondei Slumps During Probe Session

Acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Kemebradikumo Pondei fainted and regained consciousness during the probe session of the House of Representatives Panel. Recall that last week Thursday,Pondei walked out of the panel citing the alleged involvement of the Chairman of...

What happened to the $2.1bn arms probe against Dasuki? By Fredrick Nwabufo

A few months after the presidential inauguration in 2015, the Buhari administration launched a Jihad against corruption and applied itself to pseudo-reformist proselytising. The government caterwauled over how the Jonathan administration magicked the public treasury into exclusive pockets. The biggest...

Edo 2020: Obaseki Joins PDP

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The governor made this known on Friday afternoon when he led some of his appointees and supporters to the PDP secretariat in Benin-City. The leadership of the PDP had...
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Atiku Felicitates With Former Senate President, Anyim At 60

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has extended his goodwill message to the erstwhile Senate President, Dr. Anyim Pius Anyim on the occasion...