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Tinubu speaks on late son’s death, says pain too much to bear

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu has officially reacted to the news of the sudden demise of his eldest son, late Mr. Kazeem Jide Tinubu. In a thank you message to Nigerians, which he personally signed and which was obtained from the website of ...

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Jibrin must apologise before re-admittance —Reps

The House of Representatives says suspended member, Rep. Adulmumini Jibrin (Kano-APC) must tender an unreserved written apology before he can return to the House. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC) said this while briefing newsmen in Abuja. Jibrin was suspended in Sept. 2016, ...

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Delta governor mourns with Tinubu over first son’s death

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has joined other Nigerians to commensurate with the National Leader of the All Progressives Comngress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his first son, Babajide. The governor in a condolence message to the Tinubu family signed by his Chief Press Secretary, ...

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APC says late Jide Tinubu a cerebral, industrious lawyer

The national headquarters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condoned with the Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his son, Babajide. In a statement issued by the party on Wednesday, the leadership of the APC extolled the deceased virtues describing him as ...

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Anambra poll: Police to deploy 28, 000 men, 400 vehicles, 100 boats

Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr. Garba Umar has stated that the force will deploy 28,000 of its personnel to ensure hitch-free state governorship election scheduled for November 18. Umar said this at a meeting with all stakeholders in Akwa, the state capital on Tuesday saying well over 400 ...

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We’ll soon appoint more ministers, reshuffle cabinet, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday announced that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) would be expanded so as to inject fresh ideas into the government. The President made this known at the meeting of National Executive Council (NEC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) held at the national secretariat of the party ...

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Buhari meets Tinubu, Saraki, Dogara over APC’s NEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed door with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Before his meeting with Tinubu, Buhari had earlier met with the Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Dogara Yakubu. The ...

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Wife of Goje ex-Gombe governor dies in Cairo at 55

Former Governor of Gombe State and member of the Senate, Danjuma Goje, has lost his wife, Yelwa. The death was announced on Monday in a statement issued by his son, Ahmed Mohammed Goje, on behalf of the family. The statement read, “With gratitude to Allah (SWT), I regret to announce ...

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Breaking News: Tinubu meets Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari has held a secret meeting with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The meeting took place at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock on Monday and the details are not known as at the time of filing this report. The meeting has ...

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Buhari sacks Babachir, names Mustapha as new SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The decision thus means that the President has terminated the appointment of the suspended SGF, Babachir Lawal alongside suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Mr. Ayo Oke. Making ...

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