Tinubu refutes reports on manipulating NASS, says insinuations injurious to Buhari

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly  (NASS), describing the insinuations as injurious to President Muhammadu Buhari. Reacting to media reports that he was carrying out the manipulation to position himself for a presidential run in 2023 election, Read more

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Nationality: Atiku fires back at APC, says ‘My parents are fully Nigerians’

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has ditched claims that he is not a Nigerian by birth. According to his submission at the presidential election tribunal, Atiku detailed “how he is a Nigerian by birth”, saying he has a right to contest the presidential election. The PDP candidate had gone Read more

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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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Ninth NASS: Endorsement of Gbajabiamila splits North-Central APC govs, lawmakers

The decision of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to back the Majority Leader of the  House of  Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, for the 9th National Assembly speakership has been met with mixed reactions by governors, lawmakers and APC state chairmen in the North-Central, Saturday PUNCH reports. While the governors and state APC chairmen in the zone on Friday 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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Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Inaugurates Economic Transition Committee

There is no gainsaying that Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Governor-Elect of Ogun State, would be a different kind of governor. Every matrix and action points in this direction. Perhaps one of the most prepared persons for the job of governance of a cosmopolitan Nigerian state, a boardroom guru and successful businessman, the announcement of his 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

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Presidential Election: Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of result showing he won

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has maintained that the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirmed he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election. According to his submission to the presidential election tribunal, the former vice president gave the “unique MAC address Read more