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Ex-presidential aide Dudafa narrates how he relayed cash to BDC on Jonathan, wife’s orders

Former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, on Tuesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that all actions he took, including instructing other aides to deliver hard currencies to Bureau de Change operators for exchange, was at the instructions of Jonathan and his wife, Patience. He was testifying ...

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‘Nigerians will never change’ – Bank W speaks about the 2019 presidential election 

You would notice that Banky W is becoming more expressive where 2019 Nigeria Presidential Election is concerned because, like most people, he doesn’t want to be saddled with a leader he could’ve avoided with his vote hence the need to speak out. Opening up in an interview, the R&B singer revealed that he is ...

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Buhari’s aide denies defection rumour, says he remains APC member

Senator Babafemi Ojudu who is the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, has dismissed as mischief the rumours that he is  on his way out of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for another political party. Ojudu said that he would not leave APC for another political party to ...

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Kaduna’s APC crisis festers as el Rufa’i demolishes factional secretariat

The secretariat of the faction of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna has been demolished. The controversial secretariat is reported to have been demolished in the early hours of Tuesday. According to Channels TV, the Secretariat is located at number 11B Sambo in the state capital. The Secretariat belongs ...

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PDP alleges alarm over fresh N10bn scam in NHIS, says APC regime stinks

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm, saying President Muhammadu Buhari-led regime has no honour left after reports suggesting that it concealed a N10 billion theft perpetrated by its officials at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Appraising the state of the nation, the party stated that ...

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Delta PDP suspends ex-rep, Elumelu, 5 others for gross misconduct

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, has suspended indefinitely a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and five other stalwarts of the party. In a statement on Sunday night which was signed by Julius Egoh, Secretary of the ...

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IPOB leader, Kanu’s wife says husband in army custody

Wife of  of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, has spoken out on the whereabouts of her husband. The wife name who was identified to be Ucheche Kanu, has reveals that her husband is in the custody of the Nigerian Army. The London based has Insist that she ...

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Buhari greets Awolowo-Dosunmu at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s former Ambassador to The Netherlands, Dr Olatokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu, on her 70th birthday, slated for Feb. 20. Buhari’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Monday The President said he ...

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Defections rock boastful PDP in four states

As the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) boasts that it will oust the ruling party in 2019, it was at the weekend inflicted by massive defections in four states. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) garnered thousands of defectors in Niger, Kogi, Kebbi and Adamawa states. In Minna, Niger state, ...

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Constitution Review: Saraki hails 25 state assemblies

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, commended 25 state assemblies for voting on the Constitution Ammendment passed by the National Assembly in 2017. Saraki took to his social media accounts to express his excitement that 25 out of 36 states had voted on the Constitution Review ...

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