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Buhari promises ‘free, fair, credible’ 2019 elections in New Year message

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to ensure “free, fair and credible” elections in 2019. Mr Buhari, who is seeking re-election, stated this in his New Year message to Nigerians. “We have had our challenges: security, economic, political, social. But we are resolved to combat and overcome them all,” the president said. Read Mr Buhari’s full Read more

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Minimum Wage: Governors insists they can’t afford N30,000

State governors in Nigeria have said they cannot afford the N30,000 minimum wage demanded by the country’s organised labour union. They said this in reaction to the allegation of Peter Ozo-Eson, general secretary of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), that governors who are against N30,000 minimum wage took such stance because they diverted the bailout funds paid Read more


Shagari: Obasanjo urges Nigerians to imbibe late leader’s habits of forgiveness, simplicity, integrity

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerians to imbibe the good habits of forgiveness, simplicity, and integrity of late former President Shehu Shagari. He made the call on Monday when he condoled with the family of late President Shagari who died at the age of 93 on Dec. 28 at the National Hospital Abuja. Read more

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2019 Election: Our party may have concede victory to Buhari – PDP Governor

An unidentified Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state governor has stated that his party may have conceded the 2019 presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari even with massive supporters behind them. In a report published by Premium Times NG, the governor warned that opposition party might lose the election if it fails to address the concerns Read more

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2019: PDP – Buhari’s New Year message will come with empty promises

Main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year message will be filled with ‘fake promises.’ Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, stated that the president had nothing to offer Nigerians after his promise of more hardship in 2019. He said, “The message will be a rehash of Read more