Ohaneze Ndigbo accuses Buhari of enthroning ethnicism into Nigeria’s polity/newsheadline247
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Ohaneze Ndigbo accuses Buhari of enthroning ethnicism into Nigeria’s polity

Chief John Nnia Nwodo (Jnr), the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of enthroning ethnicism into the nation’s polity, pointing out that the failure of leadership has made the country to become restive. He said that Nigeria under the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is sliding into a status of Read more

Politicians who stay more than 12 years in public offices are parasites, says Pat Utomi/newsheadline247
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Politicians who stay more than 12 years in public offices are social parasites, says Pat Utomi

Pat Utomi, a professor of political economy and former presidential candidate, has described politicians who stay more than 12 years in public offices as ‘social parasites.’ Utomi who made the comment in an interview aired on ARISE TV on Saturday said he despises people who live on politics adding that such individuals are ‘doing society Read more

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Elite’s blind thirst for power root of protracted religious, tribal clashes – Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has said the political elites have manipulated restructuring for their selfish interest. Sanusi who stated this at the 9th triennial national conference of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria in Abuja, on Friday added that elite’s blind thirst for power is one of the major causes of continuous religious and tribal clashes. Read more

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Show more commitments – Buhari urges workers after signing new minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari after signing the national minimum wage bill into law urged Nigerian workers to show more commitments to their work. The President stated this in Abuja on Thursday. He also enjoined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to show more understanding of the current socio-economic situations in the country. The president said: “I expect Read more

Onnoghen: CCT convicts suspended CJN, bars him from public office for 10 years/newsheadline247
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Onnoghen: CCT convicts suspended CJN, bars him from public office for 10 years

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found Walter Onnoghen, suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) guilty of the six counts preferred against him by the federal government. Danladi Umar, CCT chairman, therefore, convicted him for false asset declaration. The CCT chairman ordered that Onnoghen be removed from the office of CJN and banned from Read more

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Buhari confronts Atiku on educational qualification, says he’s “head and shoulder above” ex-VP

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, to produce his “educational certificates, indicating the schools attended by him, with dates,” before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. In his counter-accusation, Buhari accused Atiku of not possessing the statutory educational qualification to contest the February 23, 2019 election. Read more

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Atiku willing to invite Microsoft, IBM, Oracle as witnesses, gives ‘details’ of INEC servers

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, is willing to engage experts from Microsoft, IBM and Oracle to verify his claim that the servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) showed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by 1,615,302 votes. INEC’s polling figures from the 36 Read more

All The Details – How Lai Mohammed approved N2.5 billion ‘fraudulent’ payment, but claims ignorance - Report/newsheadline247
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All The Details – How Lai Mohammed approved N2.5 billion ‘fraudulent’ payment, but claims ignorance – Report

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s information minister, has admitted he did not do due diligence before signing off on a controversial N2.5 billion payment to a private digital broadcast signal distributor, reports Premium Times NG. According to the newspaper, Mr Mohammed told the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) that he only approved the Read more