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‘Declare public holidays for Nigerians to collect their PVCs’ – Senator Tinubu Tells Buhari

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, representing Lagos Central Senatorial District urged the Federal Government to declare public holidays for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), ahead of the December 2018 deadline. The Senator, in a statement, said that the PVCs were the tools to participating in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. She ...

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Popular Actress, Maryam Charles has spoken about the “unfair” treatment meted on Senator Melaye. The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye earlier claimed he is being denied access to his family, lawyers and food. Melaye is currently on admission at the National Hospital in Abuja after sustaining injuries while trying ...

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Embattled Dino Melaye survives recall from Senate

Dino Melaye survives attempt to recall Kogi West flopped on Saturday following a low turn-out for the signature verification. Results announced by INEC at the end of the exercise showed that only 18,742 signatories to the recall petition were verified out of the 189,870 signatories on the petition. The verified ...

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How can we get youths interested in elections just like they were in #BBNaija

Gombe state governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has joined other Nigerians to congratulate #BBNaija winner, Miracle Ikechukwu, for winning the 2018 Big Brother Naija show. The Governor is also asking how Nigerian youths can be made to vote during elections just the way they voted during BBNaija. He tweeted ; Congratulations Miracle. ...

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Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie will run for 2019 Presidential Elections

Yul Edochie declares run for Presidency Last year, the words “Not too young to run hit our Nigeria Politic Atmosphere” and Nollywood actor Yul Edochie showed an interest in politics by joining a political party and also running in the Anambra Governorship race. Now he has declared his interest in ...

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Again, Tinubu blames Jonathan, others for country’s woes

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader, All Progressives Congress(APC) has again blamed past civilian administrations, especially the Jonathan government  for the nation’s economic woes. Tinubu spoke at the 35th annual Aminu Kano Memorial Symposium, held in Kano on Tuesday. He was represented by Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Other speakers at the event were ...

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‘I visited Obasanjo to exchange views on Nigeria’, says Falae

The Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, to discuss, what he called, the affairs of the nation. The meeting, which held behind closed doors at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), lasted for about two ...

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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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