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Middle belt and Southern leaders demand the removal of INEC chairman

The southern and middle belt leaders forum are demanding the removal of Mahmoud Yakubu, INEC chairman, for “fear of rigging the election” in favour of President Buhari in 2019.   The group alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would not deliver free and fair elections in 2019 noting that “the bug of nepotism and sectionalism …

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‘We will shutdown Aso Rock If Obasanjo Is harmed’ – African Democratic Congress

The African Democratic Congress has warned the Federal Government that it will shut down the Presidential Villa if Obasanjo is harmed.   Chairman of the ADC, Chief Okey Nwosu spoke on Friday saying having failed to deliver on its campaign promises, the Buhari-led government has resorted to hounding opposition members into …

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”They made your father” Nigerians tackle Governor El-Rufai’s son, Bashir, after he trolled Obasanjo and Atiku on Twitter

Bashir posted the tweet above on his twitter page after former President Olusegun Obasanjo raised alarm alleging that the Federal government was planning to frame him up. Atiku Abubakar came out to defend him and asked President Buhari to call his men to order. Now see the reactions Bashir got from Nigerians …

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President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari has signed into law a bill that prevents a vice-president who completes a president’s tenure from contesting twice.   The senior special assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang, disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja today June 8th. The law also applies to a deputy governors who …

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President Buhari to honour Abiola, Kingibe, Fawehinmi on June 12th, invites Soyinka, Falana, others

President Buhari has invited key players of the June 12 struggle to the conferment of posthumous Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on Chief Moshood Abiola on Tuesday June 12th. The ceremony will take place at the state house, Abuja.   Among the top key players invited by …

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”We will not be distracted by frivolous Allegations’ FG replies Obasanjo

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the Buhari Administration will not be distracted by frivolous allegations from any quarter, especially those cleverly choreographed to divert attention from a widely-acclaimed presidential proclamation and to shore up support for a waning and egotistical cause.   In a statement issued …

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”Buhari, call your security agents to order” Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed concerns over the alarm by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Federal Government plans to arrest him using trumped up charges.   In a statement he released this evening, the former Vice President who served under Obasanjo, said the alarm raised by the …

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Dino Melaye says APC is sick and suffering from a dreadful continental abnormality

Dino Melaye said this when he spoke on Channels TV today. ”I will not run away from the fact that the APC is sick. And it’s not only sick but is equally suffering from what I call a dreadful continental abnormality. There is a need for amelioration. There is no …

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Nigerian Senate adjourns plenary for four weeks

The Senate has adjourned its plenary for four weeks and will not resume until Tuesday, July 3rd as announced by Senate President Bukola Saraki today.   During the recess, committees may sit or continue their work. Saraki did not formally state any reason for the long break which will cover the …

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‘Declare December 31 ‘Democracy Destruction Day’ to celebrate your 1983 coup’ – PDP Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe tells Buhari

Enyinnaya Abaribe, a PDP senator from Abia State has asked President Buhari to declare December 31 as Democracy Destruction Day to mark the coup he led to end Nigeria’s Second Republic in 1983.   Buhari on December 31, 1983 led by a group of senior army officers to overthrow the democratically elected government …

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