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”Fayemi’s victory shows Nigerians are happy with President Buhari” Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the outcome of the Ekiti election won by Kayode Fayemi, is proof that Nigerians love the President Muhammad Buhari-led administration.   In a statement released today, the Minister said the election which was more than one state’s governorship election was not just a defeat for the …

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Commissioning of Abuja Light Rail is an attempt by Buhari and his party to claim credit for a project that was initiated by Jonathan – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called out President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attempting to claim credit for the Abuja Light Rail Project which it says was conceptualized, initiated and policy-propelled by the PDP.   The party said President Buhari’s showboating and rush to commission the rail …

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Plateau State House of Assembly impeaches Speaker, Peter Azi & Majority leader, Henry Yunkwap

Peter Azi, the Speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly has just been impeached by 17 out of the 24-member parliament dominated by the All Progressives Congress.  He was immediately replaced by Joshua Izang Madaki, a legal practitioner representing Jos East constituency.   Also removed was the Majority Leader, Henry …

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Governor Fayose collapses, rushed to clinic after policemen allegedly fired teargas into Government House (photos)

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose collapsed on Wednesday after policemen allegedly fired teargas into the Government House in Ado-Ekiti. Spokesperson of the governor, Lere Olayinka, who confirmed the incident said Fayose was taken to the government House clinic. 0Shares

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‘Corruption In Buhari’s Administration hurting Nigeria’s Image’ – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Buhari to speak out on the allegation of illegal award of oil contracts worth $25 billion (N9 trillion) under his watch.   The party in a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan laments that the alleged complicity of the Buhari Presidency …

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Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, dissolves his cabinet

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has announced the dissolution of his cabinet. A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government ( SSG) Tony Ijoho SAN, directed  commissioners  and Special Adviser affected by the dissolution to hand over to the next senior person in their offices. He said the …

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”There is no faction in our party” APC says

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the party is not factionalised contrary to the picture painted by members of the recently formed faction, the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC).   Recall that on Wednesday July 4th, politician and founding member of the APC, Buba Galadima, led a revolt against …

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French president Emmanuel Macron arrives Nigeria on 2-day working visit

French president Emmanuel Macron who is in Nigeria on a 2-day working visit was welcomed at the State House by president Buhari. While here, Macron will pay a visit to the celebrated African shrine in Lagos. 0Shares

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”President Buhari is the most incompetent Commander-In-chief Nigeria has had the misfortune of having” Aisha Yesufu

BBOG co-Convener, Aisha Yesufu, took a swipe at President Buhari while reacting to the fresh attack on two communities in Plateau state. 0Shares

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Buhari: It’s unfair to blame me for not cautioning killer herdsmen because I look like them

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is unfair for people to accuse him of not reprimanding suspected gun-wielding herdsmen because he looks like them. Buhari said this on Tuesday during an interactive session with stakeholders in Plateau state. Simon Lalong, governor of the state, Abubakar Bagudu and Abubakar Bello, governors of Kebbi and …

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