Politics
Be firm against hate speech, ACF tells federal government

The Arewa Consultative Forum has called on the federal government to be firm and assert it's authority against those who have continued to make hate speeches in...

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Fashola lying, refused to spend a kobo on Second Niger Bridge in 2016 budget- NASS

The House of Representatives has said that the Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola peddled “inaccuracies, misleading and calculated mischief” about...

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Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari speaks to Nigerians

The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment. There have been reports in...

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Whether we like it or not, restructuring is inevitable – Rear Admiral Mike Onah (retd)

The bitter truth is that many states have become lazy, they have become comfortable with the monthly allocation they collect in Abuja such that they are no longer keen to expl...

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Fashola spreading falsehood on 2017 budget – NASS

The Senate on Saturday warned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to desist from spreading falsehood on the 2017 Budget with regards to projects under...

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New parties… old faces •What new things can they offer Nigerians?

Political parties that will be fielding candidates for the 2019 general elections have swelled from its initial number of 40 to 45. Senior Deputy Editor, TAIWO AMODU, examines...

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Osun West by-election: A make-or-break contest for APC, PDP

BEFORE the sudden death of Senator Isiaka Adelele, on April 23, 2017, Osun State people, most especially in Osun West Senatorial District, never envisaged that an election wou...

Nigerian Tribune Politics
Restructuring: An idea that refuses to die

Against the backdrop of the renewed clamour for restructuring of the country as part of the solutions to its problems of instability and weak statehood, Associate Editor, KUNL...

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Our mission in politics —Shittu, APDA chairman

Mohammed Shittu is the chairman of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, (APDA) one of the new five parties recently issued certificates of registration by  the Independent N...

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No rift between Amaechi, Abe — Ex-lawmaker

Chukwudi Akasike A former Deputy Speaker of Rivers State House of Assembly, Leyii Kwanee, has said that there is no rift between Rotimi Amaechi and the lawmaker representing R...

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N’Assembly rules out medical test for presidential aspirants

JOHN ALECHENU, JOHN AMEH and LEKE BAIYEWU Members of the National Assembly have ruled out the possibility of recommending compulsory medical evaluation for future presidential...

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Anambra 2017: I want to bring out the best in my people – Ezeemo, PPA aspirant

Our empowerment strategy will cut across the entire demographic divide. Equal opportunities will be created for each strata of the demographic divide The post Anambra 2017: I...

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Alaafin supports Akintola

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has appealed to the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress at both the state and national levels to ensure that the governo...

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INEC to press ahead with recall despite Dino Melaye’s Lawsuit

Efforts by the embattled senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye, to halt his recall by his constituents might have hit a brickwall. The post INEC to press a...

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Let Igbo leaders disown Biafra campaigners to show sincerity to Nigeria’s unity — Kwankwaso

The South-East leaders should come out to condemn the agitation by these Igbo young men for Biafra; maybe because they are afraid of the young men or because of possible att...

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Eid al-Fitr: Trump wishes Muslims ‘warm greetings’

US President Donald Trump on Saturday sent warm greetings" to Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan, after his administration broke with the tradition of hosting...

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Buhari should resign if he’s too ill to work — Akinrinade

A former Chief of Army Staff and prominent member of the defunct National Democratic Coalition,  Gen. Alani Akinrinade (retd.), in this interview with BAYO AKINLOYE, talks ab...

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How dispute over appointment brought Bello and Melaye to conflict

Intimate details of how dispute over the appointment of local government caretaker committee brought Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and Senator Dino Melaye to open politi...

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CCT acquittal: Desperate people in govt plotting to pull me down – Saraki

ABUJA — SENATE President Bukola Saraki said yesterday that he was unperturbed over the decision of the Federal Government to appeal against the judgment of the Code of Condu...

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Ordinary people’ll determine Nigeria’s unity, not political leaders – Onaiyekan

Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, yesterday, said the no traditional, religious and political leader has the right to determine the unity of Nigeria, not...

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Lawyer loses SAN rank over Ondo PDP crisis

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee has withdrawn the Senior Advocate of Nigeria rank from a lawyer, Mr. Beluolisa Nwofor, who represented the...

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S’Court sacks Taraba senator, Reps member, Hembe

Ade Adesomoju The Supreme Court on Friday sacked the Senator representing Taraba North Senatorial District, Garba Umar, and the lawmaker representing Vandeikya/Konshisha Feder...

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Court dismisses suit seeking Tambuwal’s removal

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday dismissed a suit seeking the removal of Mr. Aminu Tambuwal as governor of Sokoto State. Justice Gabriel Ko...

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Melaye drags INEC to court, moves to stop recall process

ABUJA—Determined to save his seat, Senator Dino Melaye, yesterday, dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Cour...

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Rivers information commissioner, tam-george, resigns

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Barely 24 hours after the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, sacked the Commissioner for Works, Mr. Bathuel Harrison, Dr. Austin Tam-Geo...

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Agitations: Osinbajo in for a rough ride

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has been trying to quell the tension arising from the quit notice by some N``orthern youths over separatist agitations in the South-East, but an...

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Sokoto: Court declines to sack Tambuwal

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed suit that sought to remove Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State from office over allegation that he was wrongfully nom...

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[Updated] Taraba gov mourns media aide, Giwa

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba says he is in a state of shock following the death of his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr Sylvanus Giwa. He, however, extolled Giwa, des...

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Saraki to FG: Your appeal lacks substance, I’m not perturbed

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that he is “unperturbed” by the appealed filed by the Federal Government challenging his acquittal by the Code of Co...

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Breaking: Supreme Court sacks Taraba senator Abubakar Danladi, orders him to return all salaries collected

The Supreme Court has, Friday, sacked the Senator representing Taraba North in the Senate, Abubakar Danladi and asked him to return all salaries he had collected before his s...

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Breaking: Wike’s Commissioner for Information Tam George resigns

The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications in the government of Governor Nyesom Wike, Mr. Austin Tam George has resigned his appointment. The post Break...

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Supreme Court sacks PDP Senator Danladi

In what looked like a day of Supreme Court of Nigeria’s rage against politicians, the apex court on Friday ordered Sen.Sani Abubakar Danladi, representing Ta...

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BREAKING: Taraba gov’s SSA slumps, dies

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state Mr. Sylvanus Giwa, has slumped and died. Giwa died in his office at Government House in Jalingo, the sta...

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Breaking: Court upholds Tambuwal’s election as Sokoto Governor

An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has, Friday, upheld the election of the Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal while dismissing a suit seeking his from office. The...

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Breaking: Supreme Court sacks Benue Reps member Hembe, orders him to return all salaries collected

The Supreme Court, Friday, sacked the Federal House Representatives member representing, Vandikwa/ Konshisha constituency, Honourable Herman Hembe and ordered him to return al...

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Chris Giwa defects to PDP, says party holds key to better Nigeria

Mr Chris Giwa, ACN candidate for the Plateau governorship seat in 2011, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Giwa, proprietor of Giwa FC of Jos, who was receive...

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Chris Giwa defects to PDP, says party

Mr Chris Giwa, ACN candidate for the Plateau governorship seat in 2011, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Giwa, proprietor of Giwa FC of Jos, who was receive...

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Judicial commission probing Fayemi begins sitting

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti  The Judicial Commission of Enquiry set up by the Ekiti State Government to look into the finances of the state between 2010 and 2014 has comme...

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Amaechi’s wife didn’t extort money from us – Ex-Rivers LG bosses

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt FORMER local government chairmen and commissioners in Rivers State during the administration of Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, have faulted a statement cr...

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I feel inadequate Lagos pupils are with kidnappers — Ambode

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, says he feels inadequate because of his inability to quickly rescue the pupils recently kidnapped from...

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Senators and Governors: The battle in Kogi West

The fight to the finish between the senator and the governor again brings to light the unending rivalry between governors and senators. It is a game of cat and mouse with gove...

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