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Former President Jonathan said ‘It takes a man who has the fear of God to relinquish power so easily’

On the 28th of March, 2015, after a tension filled presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari emerged as the new president of Nigeria and Goodluck Jonathan conceded victory to his successor. In a dinner organised in his honour in Geneva, Switzerland last week by Cercle Diplomatique, Jonathan poured out his heart concerning ...

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Seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to me- Akpabio tells FG

Former Akwa Ibom state governor and Senator, Godswill Akpabio, has asked the Federal government to seize any money in any foreign account that is traced to him. Akpabio said this in a statement he released today through his spokesperson, Anietie Ekong. He released the statement to debunk a newspaper report ...

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EFCC traces Obanikoro’s children over N4.8billion fund

Former Defence Minister Musiliu Obanikoro’s 2 children, Babajide and Gbolahan Obanikoro are currently been investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Sources at the anti- graft agency disclosed that N4,745,000,000.00 was traced to a company, Sylvan McNamara Limited, in which they both have investments in. 1,136 total views, no ...

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Lagos Lights up third Mainland Bridge

In line with the ongoing statewide “Operation Light up Lagos” project, the Lagos State Government has completed the illumination of the Third Mainland Bridge. This Lagos initiative begins from the Ojodu Berger section of the bridge and covers the entire sections of the bridge. 833 total views, no views today

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Photos: President Kenyatta holds Bilateral talk with President Buhari and the Nigerian delegation

President Buhari was received at the State House by Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta and his wife. They are currently holding bilateral talk with Kenyan government officials and Nigerian delegation. Both presidents are expected to meet the business community in Nairobi later today to tighten business ties between the countries. The ...

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PDP Governors Forum condemn Gulak declaring himself national chairman of the party

Yesterday, former President Jonathan aide, Ahmed Gulak, stormed the PDP Secretariat in Abuja where he declared himself the new national chairman of the party after a meeting with staff. The PDP Governor’s Forum has condemned the action, saying it was uncalled for. 1,200 total views, no views today

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Saraki keeps mum as Obasanjo attacks N’Assembly members

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused members of the National Assembly of corruption and extravagant wastage of the nation’s resources despite the harsh economic reality confronting the nation. Obasanjo stated this in a letter addressed to Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mr. Yakubu ...

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I will speak on the $2.1bn arms deal scandal at the appropriate time – GEJ

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he will speak on the ongoing $2.1 billion arms deal scandal at the appropriate time. Jonathan is currently in Geneva. Switzerland, where he is holding a press conference and will also be hosted by a committee of diplomats. More tweets  1,070 total views, 2 views today

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Buhari presents 2 anti-corruption bill to Senate for passage

As his campaign against corruption continues, President Buhari yesterday sent a letter to the Senate asking for the amendment of two bills that will advance his fight against corruption. The bills are the Money Laundering Prevention and Prohibition Bill 2016 and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill 2016. ...

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Former Adviser to GEJ, Ahmed Gulak declares himself PDP National Chairman

Former political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, has declared himself the substantive Chairman of PDP. Gulak in company of former presidential spokesperson, Doyin Okupe and other PDP members, stormed the party’s national secretariat in Abuja this afternoon where he declared himself the Chairman of the party. 677 total ...

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