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Constitution Review: Saraki hails 25 state assemblies

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, commended 25 state assemblies for voting on the Constitution Ammendment passed by the National Assembly in 2017. Saraki took to his social media accounts to express his excitement that 25 out of 36 states had voted on the Constitution Review ...

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ROTIMI AMAECHI: WHY PDP IS DEMANDING MINISTER IMMEDIATE RESIGNATION

The peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the immediate resignation of the Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, from the Federal Executive Council. The PDP, which premised its call on the appointment of Amaechi as the Director-General (DG) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign, also accused the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, of ...

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NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES: 19TH FEBRUARY

New Telegraph 2019: Tinubu begs Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso There are indications that the presidency and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have finally opted to beg chieftains and major stakeholders of the ruling party, who are threatening to dump the platform ahead of the 2019 general elections. Punch ...

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Senate adjourns Plenary due to broken AC

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned Thursday’s plenary after a fire outbreak in a technical room sent smoke through the air conditioning system. Senator Abdullahi Gobir had raised a point of order in the house lamenting the state of the air conditioning system. The room was not conducive for members of the ...

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BREAKING NEWS!! APC And I Have Failed Nigerians, Please Vote Us Out In 2019 – Senator Dino Melaye Breaks Down In Uncontrollable Tears

Senator Dino Melaye has set the political landscape agog, on Friday, as he called on Nigerians to vote out the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, because they have failed the nation. Dino made this call on the ‘Osasu Show’, aired by the African Independent Television, AIT, on Friday Morning, ...

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APC Has Failed Nigerians – Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, admitted that the ruling party has failed to meet the expectations of Nigerians after almost three years in office. He also said that the goodwill which it enjoyed during the 2015 general elections and the inauguration of the ...

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INEC Can’t Be Trusted With 2019 Elections – PDP Alleges

The main opposition party in Nigeria, PDP has alleged that the ruling APC lacks the capability to organize a free and fair election. The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of being responsible for the registration of underaged voters in Kano State. Pictures and videos of ...

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‘President Buhari Is Next To Resign After Zuma’- Fani-Kayode

A former minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has said President Muhammadu Buhari is the next in line to resign from office. This follows the resignation of South African President, Jacob Zuma on Wednesday after pressure to from the ruling party. Fani-Kayode in his tweets on Wednesday night said it was ...

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Why I’m still in PDP, Jimi Agbaje

Mr Jimi Agbaje, a former gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State in 2017 election, says he has not contemplated quitting the party because most parties lack ideology. Agbaje made the disclosure in an interview with the newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos while reflecting on his ...

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Buhari meets ex-military leader, Abubakar, Tinubu in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed door with former Head of State, Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting took place immediately after President Buhari received letters of Credence from the Ambassador of Niger to Nigeria, Mr Alat Mogaskia; the High Commissioner of Ghana, ...

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