Politics

Call for Buhari’s resignation: Age is an asset, Boroffice tells Fayose

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Science and Technology, Prof Robert Boroffice has disagreed with Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti over his suggestion that President Muhammad...

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Those planning to replace Buhari are self-seeking politicians – DG VON

John Alechenu, Abuja The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has said those angling to displace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 are more or less...

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I’ll vie for Anambra governorship again, says Chidoka

Tony Okafor, Awka The candidate of the United Peoples Party in the November 18, 2017 Anambra State governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka, on Sunday said he would contest...

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Mark denies receiving N2bn campaign funds for senators

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja A former President of the Senate, David Mark, has denied receiving over N2bn from the Peoples Democratic Party through a National Assembly account for dist...

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Buhari travels to Niger with three govs

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger. According to a statement on Sund...

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Buhari travels to Niger with three governors

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger. According to a statement on Sund...

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Bello hails Buhari at 75

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for his steadfastness in creating a better and more respectable Nigeria. In...

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Buhari’s age-mates advise him on his birthday

Buhari hale and hearty to contest in 2019 The President should go for a second term because he is hale and hearty to do so. He has started a good job which is acknowledged wit...

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I don’t feel bad having low votes in Anambra election – Yul Edochie

Tofarati Ige & Olushola Ricketts Actor, Yul Edochie, took many by surprise when he announced that he would be contesting for the governorship position of Anamb...

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APC’s stainless kitchen can accommodate more cooks –Tinubu

OLUFEMI ATOYEBI The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday said the party was on the path to becoming the only party in Oyo State after wel...

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PDP leadership victimising Kashamu –South-West group

PETER DADA A group, the South-West for Good Governance, has called on the new National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, to reinstate the suspended sena...

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2019 Presidency: Buhari and the contending forces

President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid for the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket in 2019 appears to be a settled deal. But in this report, Senior Deputy Editor, TAI...

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There is no way governors will lead Secondus by the nose —Orbih

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Edo State, Chief Dan Orbih in this interview with TAIWO AMODU in Abuja, speaks on the newly elected National Executive Commi...

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APGA, PDP bicker over Anambra senate seat

Tony Okafor The Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra State on Saturday described a Federal High Court judgment, which declared Obiora Okonkwo as the winner of the Anambra Centr...

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I joined politics to fight a CBN policy — Senator Dada

The National Assembly member representing Ogun West Senatorial District, Senator Gbolahan Dada, discusses his profession and politics with LEKE BAIYEWU Why did you dump your b...

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Parking space for sale

Getting a space to park one’s car within the National Assembly complex is now an early-morning task. The earlier one gets on the premises the easier to get a parking space b...

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Lagos belongs to Awori, the Bini met them there — Akintoye

A renowned historian, Prof. Banji Akintoye, tells TOBI AWORINDE that the Awori were the first settlers and owners of Lagos What is your take on the ownership of Lagos? When pe...

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When NGO bill supporters kept quiet

The House of Representatives conducted a public hearing on the controversial “Non-Governmental Organisation Regulatory Commission of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill” on Decem...

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Tinubu persuaded Bola Ige to be Obasanjo’s minister – Agunloye

A former personal assistant to the late Bola Ige who also replaced him in the cabinet of former President Olusegun Obasanjo as minister in the ministries of Defence, and Power...

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2019: INEC introduces election risk management tool

Gibson Achonu, Owerri Desirous to  improve on its past electoral  performance,  the Independent National Electoral Commission  says it has evolved an  election management...

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2019: Concerns over surge in political parties

Although having many political parties to choose from is good for the electorate, political pundits are of the opinion that excessive proliferation of political parties could...

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Double registration: Kogi PDP, Faleke ask Bello to resign

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party and the running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in the state, Mr...

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PDP convention: Reconciliation efforts positive in South-West, says Dickson

Olusola Fabiyi and Olufemi Atoyebi The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Post-National Convention Reconciliation Committee, who is also the Governor of Bayelsa Stat...

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Ekweremadu advocates six-year single tenure for elective officers

Gbenro Adeoye The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has advocated the adoption of a six-year single tenure for President, governors, National Assembly, and state...

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Ekweremadu calls for 6-year single tenure for president, govs, others

Chief Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate, has advocated six-year single tenure for president,  governors, National Assembly and state assembly members “to s...

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Osun assembly revokes arrest warrant for Ige’s son

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Osun State House of Assembly has announced the revocation of the warrant of arrest issued against the immediate past Commissioner for Lands, Physical...

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