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Osinbajo Performing, I Can’t Be Buhari’s Running Mate –Tinubu

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A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Tinubu, has said there is no truth in the speculation that he may emerge as President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate for the 2019 presidential election. Tinubu described as a “classic case of utterly and irredeemably-fake news,” the report in a national daily (not The PUNCH) that he was being mooted as Buhari’s running mate in 2019 to ... Read More »

Reps Ad-Hoc Committee Begins Investigation Of Alleged N143 Billion Unpaid Taxes By Telecom Companies

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The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Communication Equipment and Service Companies/Vendors in Nigeria will begin investigation of alleged unremitted N143 billion unpaid taxes today. Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Ahmad Abu stated this while interacting with DAILY POST in Abuja. He said the Committee ha failed to meet twice due to high-wire intrigues, adding that Thursday’s investigative hearing was sacrosanct to enable the Committee ... Read More »

Restructuring Debate: IPOB Attacks Ohaneze Over Yoruba Venue

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has attacked the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo for making Lagos State the venue of Thursday’s crucial meeting to discuss restructuring of Nigeria. The group also said majority of Igbo people were firmly behind the quest for restoration of Biafra independence and not restructuring. The IPOB noted that neither the Afenifere nor the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, can hold any ... Read More »

2019 Election: Alao-akala, Folarin, Adigun, Arapaja, Officially Join APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, will welcome to its fold, former governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Senate leader, Senator Teslim Folarin and former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Ayodele Adigun, on Saturday. Also expected to join the party were Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, Honourable Segun Odebunmi, Rauf Olaniyan, Honourable Ayoola Makanjuola, Alhaji Rasaq Gbadegesin, alongside their supporters, at a ceremony tagged “mother ... Read More »

Reno Omokri Blasts Amaechi For Saying Jonathan Squandered $65billion

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Ex-media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has described Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as ignorant. Omokri said this in reaction to Amaechi’s statement that former President Olusegun Obasanjo left $65billion in the excess crude account (ECA), but it was lavished during Jonathan’s administration. In a statement on Wednesday, Omokri said when Amaechi was chairman of the Nigerian governors’s forum (NGF), he and ... Read More »

FG To Refund Zamfara N56bn

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The federal government is to refund Zamfara State a sum of over N56bn expended on the reconstruction of about 610 km federal roads across the state. Disclosing this during the 2018 budget presentation to the state assembly, Governor Abdulaziz Yari‎ also revealed that a committee from both legislative and executive arms at the federal level has visited the state to verify the claim by the ... Read More »

PDP: Gov. Seriake Dickson Finally Reacts To Outcome Of National Convention

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The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has spoken for the first time since after the Saturday’s national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Dickson is the Chairman, Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He assured members and leaders that all issues and grievances associated with Saturday’s national convention of the party would be addressed. Dickson gave the assurance on Monday night ... Read More »

APC Mustn’t Behave Like PDP, Tinubu Replies Okorocha

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A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has reiterated his stance on internal democracy as opposed to the idea of giving automatic tickets to aspirants. He said his party must not behave like the Peoples Democratic Party, which, according to him, has a penchant for giving automatic tickets to its members. READ ALSO: Okorocha laments Atiku’s exit, faults Tinubu on Buhari’s ticket Tinubu, ... Read More »

Okorocha Laments Atiku’s Exit, Faults Tinubu On Buhari’s Ticket

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The Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has said the exit of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress is not a good development for the party. Atiku, a former Vice-President, defected recently from the ruling party to the Peoples Democratic Party. Okorocha spoke with journalists after he received an honorary doctorate degree at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State on ... Read More »

Amaechi Reveals Why He Dumped PDP, Teamed Up With Buhari

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Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed why he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Amaechi said his pursuit for change made him to dump the former ruling party for APC. Speaking in Lagos, the former Rivers State Governor said he would have done otherwise by staying in PDP and fight for the change, but there was a need to ... Read More »

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