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Senate resumes plenary with `spare’ Mace

The Senate has resumed sitting after the incidence of Mace snatching by some men led by suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. Omo-Agege had led some unidentified men to Senate Chamber and forcibly took away the Mace which is the symbol of authority of the upper chamber. Reports from the Senate say ...

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Pandemonium as thugs storm Senate, steal maze at plenary

There is pandemonium at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, the Senate as unknown men stole the maze from the chamber this morning. Five persons sneaked into the chamber while DSP, Ike Ekweremadu was presiding and went away with the maze . The guys including two hefty guys ...

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President Buhari explains why Chibok girls remain in captivity

President Buhari explains why Chibok Girls have not been released President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the remaining girls abducted by terrorists from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, four years ago were still in captivity because of some setbacks in the negotiation between the Federal Government and the ...

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“NIGERIAN YOUTHS SHOULD TAKE CHARGE OF POLITICAL SPACE” – GOODLUCK JONATHAN

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said he does not envision a situation where youths below 35 years would dominate political space in Nigeria. He spoke while receiving the New Nigeria 2019, NN-2019 group and the Young Professionals of Nigeria, YPN, led by Chima Nwafor and Moses Siasia, in Yenogoa, the ...

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Nigeria 2019: 2face Idibia declares Political Ambition

2019 Elections 2face Idibia is set to run for a political office next year. On Tuesday in Lagos, while speaking with newsmen , the singer stated expressly that it was about time good people intervened in Nigeria’s politics. He, however, did not reveal under which political platform and at what ...

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I never promised to use only one term — Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks at a joint news conference with his French counterpart Francois Hollande at the presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, May 14, 2016 REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde – RTSEA1D President Buhari spokesman, Femi Adesina, has described as a ‘misquote,’ a report that his boss had pledged to serve for ...

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I am re-contesting because Nigerians appreciate my efforts — Buhari

Elections 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he decided to seek re-election in 2019 because majority of Nigerians were appreciative of his efforts to reposition the country. He said he decided to declare his intention on Monday during the National Executive Committee meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress ...

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2019: Pastor Tunde Bakare Reveals “The Region Nigeria’s Messiah Will Come From”

Pastor Tunde Bakare has declared that God is preparing a messiah from the North who will possess the capacity to deliver Nigeria from its challenges. The former running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2011 general elections said this during a sermon which was aired live on Channels Television ...

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BREAKING NEWS: President Buhari Officially Declares His Intention To Run For A Second Term

This was disclosed by Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai via his twitter handle some minutes ago. This will be the first time President Buhari will be publicly declaring his intention to run for a second term in office. Before now, the President had left Nigerians guessing as to whether or ...

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Group flays Ambode over holiday, cost of Buhari’s visit to Lagos

A civil society organisation, the Save Lagos Group has lamented the huge cost implications of recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos State, saying the state government has lost a colossal sum of N1.28b to the visit. The group also pegged the cost of the jamboree called Presidential visit ...

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