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GEJ to Buhari – Don’t single my administration out for probe

President Jonathan has asked president-elect Buhari not to single out his administration for any probe his administration may carry out when he assumes power. Speaking during the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council in Abuja today May 27th, Pres. Jonathan said those who are calling for probe should also ...

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PDP Berates Buhari For Snubbing Handover Programme

Read the PDP press statement below…The peoples Democratic Party (PDP) views with disappointment the apparent snub by the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the handover programme lined up by the Federal Government to transmit power to him by Friday, May 29, 2015. The PDP said such behavior was a measure ...

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Jonathan handing over a distressed country to Buhari – APC

Press statement from APC ..The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a nation in deep crisis, even as his Administration continues to contrive more crises without making any effort to solve any of them. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by its ...

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Photo: Senators pay Atiku Abubakar courtesy visit

Senators of like Mind yesterday May 23 paid a courtesy visit to Atiku Abubakar in his home in Asokoro to express their support for the candidacy of Senator Bukola Saraki as the Senate President of the 8th Assembly. 614 total views, no views today

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Pics: National Assembly members move out of Assembly complex

Ahead of the May 29th inauguration of a new administration, some lawmakers have started moving out their personal effects from their offices within the National Assembly complex. Pictures show some of their assistants helping them move. More photos 575 total views, 2 views today

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Amaechi paid out N300million to acquire illegal injunction to stop my inauguration – Wike

Press statement from Rivers State Governor-Elect, Nyesom Wike. Read below…Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has decried the use of the office of the Attorney General of Rivers State by outgoing Governor Rotimi Amaechi to file a suit for Rivers State All Progressives Congress ( APC ) to stop his inauguration.Addressing members ...

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Aggrieved PDP aspirants demand refund of money paid for nomination forms

Aggrieved members in PDP in Adamawa state who failed to secure their party’s ticket in the last general elections have demanded a return of the money they paid for the party’s nomination forms. Addressing newsmen in Yola, the Adamawa state capital today May 14th, the leader of the aggrieved politicians ...

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Photos: Gen Buhari receives President of Benin Republic in Abuja

President-elect, Gen Buhari received the President of Benin republic, Boni Yayi at the Defence House in Abuja this morning. Another photo  635 total views, no views today

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Court bans Jonathan from sending out soldiers for poll duties

Nigerian soldiers: court bans soldiers from election dutiesA Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, on Monday, restrained President Goodluck Jonathan’s Federal Government from deploying the military to supervise the general elections, starting on Saturday, 28 March.The presiding Judge, Justice Ibrahim Buba, in his ruling, declared that it is ...

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2015 ELECTIONS: Police Holds Interactive Session With Stakeholders

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kayode  Aderanti  has assured residents in the state that the forthcoming elections will be conducted in a peaceful atmosphere.Mr. Aderanti gave this assurance on Friday during a meeting with other sister security agencies, civil society groups, politicians and international election observers’ groups. The ...

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