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2019: Aisha Buhari promises to support all female politicians irrespective of party affiliation

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to support female politicians aspiring for political offices irrespective of their party affiliations. According to a statement by Suleiman Haruna, her spokesman, Aisha made this known while receiving members of a political group, the South-East Women for Buhari, at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday. Read more

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Senators Atai Aidoko, Dino Melaye face multiple troubles over reelection bid in Kogi State

Senator Atai Aidoko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is facing multiple troubles in his reelection bid. And recent returnee to the political party, Dino Melaye is facing the same situation. The PDP just granted ‘’ automatic tickets to serving members of the National Assembly in States where the Party is not holding sway while Read more

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Olota of Otta refutes rumour on face-off with Gov. Amosun, Alake, says evil people behind mischievous tales

The palace of Olota of Otta has responded to a report headlined ‘Amosun, Alake, Olota May Lock Horns Over Territorial Crisis’ describing it as ‘’blatantly false allegation by a faceless person and published by a fly by the night online site.’’ The Palace, in a statement signed by Prince Sulaiman Olusesi, the personal assistant and Read more

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National News

Daura from custody reveals NASS siege was a collective decision – Report

The sacked director-general of Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura has revealed from custody that the blockade of the national assembly was a collective decision, PRNigeria reports. Recall that the operatives of the DSS on August 7 prevented lawmakers from entering in the national assembly. The lawmakers later gained entrance to their respective offices Read more

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Diamond Bank, Standard Chartered, others fingered in MTN’s $8 billion money laundering

Barely three years after MTN was fined $5.2 billion in Nigeria for not complying with government’s rule on deactivation of unregistered SIM cards, emerging details have again exposed the South African telecoms giant in an illegal repatriation of $8,134,312,397.63 from the country, in violation of the extant Nigerian foreign exchange and anti-money laundering laws. According to Read more

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APC Women Feud: Group condemns Kemi Nelson terror attack on Jumoke Okoya-Thomas

An Abuja based non-governmental association; The Society for Women in Politics in Nigeria has condemned the recent attacks on the Women Leader of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas by the South West Women Leader of the APC, Chief (Mrs.) Kemi Nelson. The Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) said in Read more

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2019: Kwankwaso blasts Buhari, APC at declaration

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, a former Governor of Kano State, in Abuja on Wednesday officially declared his presidential ambition. He is among the aspirants seeking the Peoples Democratic Party’s ticket. Kwankwaso’s declaration which was held at Chida Hotel in Abuja attracted thousands of his supporters and party loyalists. The former Minister of Defence expressed readiness to Read more

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Nigeria, Britain sign agreements on security, economic development

Nigeria and Britain on Wednesday in Abuja signed two agreements on Defence and Security partnership, as well as Economic Development Forum. Speaking briefly before signing the agreements, President Muhammadu Buhari stated that Nigeria and the United Kingdom would continue to enhance cooperation in tackling corruption and reducing poverty. The Nigerian leader lauded the British government Read more