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Ebonyi APC Cautions Voters Against Selling PVC

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi State, Mr. Eze Nwachukwu, on Saturday, cautioned voters against selling their Permanent Voter Card or exchanging them for employment. Speaking in Isiaka town while inaugurating an eight-man Continuous Voter Registration mobilisation committee for the Ivo Local Government Area of the state, the APC boss said he received reports of some people luring voters to part with ... Read More »

APC Crisis: Kwankwaso Cancels Visit To Kano, Presidency Intervenes

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A former governor of Kano State, Sen. Rabi’u Kwankwaso, on Monday cancelled his controversial plan to visit Kano on Tuesday (today). The controversy started when the state Police Commissioner, Rabiu Yusuf, on January 27 advised Kwankwaso to shelve the visit, saying that a security report had indicated that the visit might lead to political unrest. Kwankwaso, who responded through his spokesperson, Binta Sipikin, vowed to ... Read More »

My Govt Will No Longer Tolerate Killing, Kidnapping —Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday warned that his government would no longer tolerate wanton killings and kidnapping by hoodlums. President Buhari also vowed that those involved in the murder of innocent persons would be made to face the wrath of the law. He explained that the rise in the level of violent crimes across Nigeria was having a negative impact on national development. The President, ... Read More »

Political Parties Too Many, May Cause Problems In 2019 –INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission says the growing number of political parties may pose challenges for the commission in the 2019 general elections. The Chief Technical Adviser to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Bolade Eyinla, said this in Abuja on Monday at a retreat organised by the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru While delivering a keynote address at the event, which was titled, ... Read More »

Buhari Writes Senate, Lists Efforts To End Killings

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President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to explain the efforts so far made by him to end the killings by suspected herdsmen in Benue State. The President’s letter was in response to the Senate’s resolutions on the spate of insecurity in Benue and other parts of the country. “Several courses of action have been taken prior to the Senate resolution,” he stated. Buhari ... Read More »

2019: CNPP Urges Parties To Strengthen Internal Democracy

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The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has urged political parties to make spirited efforts to strengthen democracy internally. The Lagos State Secretary of CNPP, Mr Olumide Oguntoyinbo, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Friday. He said parties’ internal democracy is central to the development of the country ‘s democratic culture and the delivery of good governance. Oguntoyinbo urged parties ... Read More »

Benue: Why We Are Against Cattle Ranching – Fulani Herdsmen

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The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural association has said it would continue to resist the idea of cattle ranching. Speaking with journalists on Thursday, the organization’s national president, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo, said they are opposing cattle ranching because “it is very expensive.” He also alleged that there was threats to his life over the body’s refusal to withdraw its law suit against the ... Read More »

2019: I Am Not Planning To Impose A Successor – Ajimobi Assures Oyo Residents

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Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday assured residents of the state that he will not impose anyone as his successor ahead of the 2015 general elections. Ajimobi while speaking during the inauguration of Oyo State Market Leaders Council in Ibadan, however, declared that his concern was to have a successor who will build on the feats recorded by his administration in he areas ... Read More »

Tinubu’s Death: Sports Minister, Dalung Reacts

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Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports, has expressed shock over the death of the first Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu. Until his death, Deji Tinubu was the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives to the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Reacting to the death, the Minister described the death of the late board member of the Nigeria Football Federation, ... Read More »

Court Declines To Order COAS, Buratai To Produce Nnamdi Kanu

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ABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, declined to order the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Tukur Buratai and Kanu The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Binta Nyako, dismissed an application that was filed by a team of lawyers representing ... Read More »

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