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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 768 total views, 6 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  850 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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Jonathan Goes To Buhari’s Hometown, See What People Did After He Left

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday travelled to Daura, Katsina state and told the people that the idea of an interim national government (ING) being talked about by some politicians was strange to him and such a call is “treasonable”. The president revealed this as he paid a visit to the Emir ...

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Group decries threat to Tinubu’s life

Yoruba Ronu, a socio-political group has warned the Federal Government against doing anything that will harm the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Bola Ahmed and his family.The group said in a statement signed by its national president, Prince ‘Diran Iyantan that it was disturbed by the ...

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