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Ado-odo/Otta APC Rep Ticket: I never stepped down for any aspirant – Hon. Aina

Ogun State House of Assembly member, Hon. Nurudeen Akinpelu Aina has declared that he never stepped down for any aspirant following talks about his withdrawal from the race for the ticket of House of Representatives of the Ado-odo/Otta federal constituency. The two-term lawmaker in the Ogun State House of Assembly representing Ota State constituency stated Read more

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SERAP tackles FG over travel ban, says it’s a breach of constitutional rights

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s order banning 50 prominent Nigerians from travelling abroad. The group described the order as arbitrary, repressive and illegal saying it’s a “breach of constitutional rights and the country’s international obligations.” President Buhari had through Garba Shehu, his spokesman, announced the ban which would place the Read more

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Fayose leaves Ekiti Govt House in tears, heads to EFCC Abuja office

There was drama at the Ekiti State Government House on Sunday as outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose wept profusely while vacating the state’s number-one seat, reports Daily Post NG. The immediate past governor of Ekiti State reportedly shed tears shortly after attending a thanksgiving service to mark the end of his tenure held at the Government Read more

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Travel Ban: Presidency insists Executive order legal, constitutional

The Presidency on Sunday has reacted to critics of the execution order six claiming that it is legal and constitutional. President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ordered for full implementation of the new order, with 50 persons suspected of corruption already on the watch list. In a statement on Sunday by the Senior Special Assistant on Media Read more

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Revealed! Kano gov Ganduje caught in video receiving bribes in dollars

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been caught in a video clip allegedly receiving bribe amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state. According to reports, contractors had told DAILY NIGERIAN that the governor personally receives between 15 to 25 per cent kickbacks for every project executed in the state. Newsheadline247 understands Read more

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Atiku faults FG’s travel ban, says it’s a throwback to Buhari’s ‘evil decree’ of 1984

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has kicked against the travel ban placed on 50 prominent Nigerians, mostly chieftains of PDP by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement issued on his behalf by his campaign organisation, Abubakar said the ban is a throwback to the notorious “evil decree two” Read more

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2019 Presidency: Okonjo-Iweala says report on her support for Buhari against Atiku not true

A former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has reacted to a report where she was quoted to have pledged her support for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 presidential election. The ex-minister who described the report as false said the circulation of the unfounded story was the handiwork of desperate people. Reports Read more

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FG’s Travel Ban: 13 ex-governors, 7 former ministers, others affected

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has restricted some prominent Nigerians from travelling mostly chieftains of the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Those restricted from travelling outside the shore of the country include 13 former governors, seven ex-ministers who served under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan and a former acting governor. Garba Shehu, Read more

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US Visa: APC says Obasanjo’s intervention evidence of his “legendary hypocrisy”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo is lobbying US authorities to withdraw the entry ban reportedly placed on Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The ruling party descried Obasanjo’s intervention as his “legendary hypocrisy.” Abubakar was in 2017 denied entry visa to the United States after his application. Read more