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Farida Replies Ribadu, Says He Should Be Grateful To Me

Mrs Farida Waziri

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs Farida Waziri, has reacted to the allegation by her predecessor, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, that she was one of those that frustrated the war against corruption, describing it as a reckless and irresponsible statement and an attempt by Ribadu to remain relevant. She said Ribadu should rather explain to ...

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Ex-president, Jonathan Shuns Presidential Thanksgiving Service

Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday boycotted a special thanksgiving service hosted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Aso Villa Chapel. The vice president told State House correspondents after the service Jonathan was among those specially invited, “but unfortunately, he had to cancel at the last moment.” Past leaders who are Christians that attended the service included former Head ...

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Soyinka: Nigeria is Sinking Under Buhari

Wole Soyinka and Buhari

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Thursday lamented that Nigeria is sinking under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari as he has failed to deliver on his promises. Soyinka, who spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa, according to Punch, which quoted AFP, said he was not surprised that Buhari had lost popularity just 18 months into office, given the high expectations ...

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If 27 Parties Are Ready, We Are Also Ready -INEC Reply Jegede


The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, on Thursday, led protesters to the state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding for the postponement of the governorship election by four weeks. Jegede, who was accompanied by mammoth crowd to the office of the INEC office, armed with ...

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Group Advises INEC Not to Bow to Anti-democratic Forces in Ondo


The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights(CDHR), has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist the secret connivance by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) to push for the postponement of the Ondo Governorship . The group said the collusion between the party became worrisome coming few days to election, saying the clandestine plot was ...

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Ondo Guber Update: INEC Replaces Jimoh Ibrahim With Eyitayo Jegede

Mr Eyitayo Jegede, PDP Governorship candidate for Ondo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) has replaced the name of Mr Jimoh Ibrahim with that of Mr Eyitayo Jegede as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Ondo governorship election, scheduled for Saturday. A statement signed by the Commission’s Secretary, Mr Agusta Ogakwu, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja. The INEC’s decision is in line with the judgment of ...

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APC Insists: Ondo Governorship Election Must Hold

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted the scheduled November 26 governorship election in Ondo State must hold. Reacting to a statement credited to the Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday calling for the postponement of the election, the APC through its National Secretary Mai Mala Buni, on Sunday said the Ondo governorship election ...

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PDP urges INEC to Postpone Ondo governorship poll

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo state. A statement signed by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the faction, said the election should be postponed pending the determination of its suit before the Supreme Court. ...

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Tinubu’s Loyalty Walk Sponsors Revealed!


On 12th November, 2016, thousands of All Progressives Congress (APC) members across Lagos State and beyond staged a loyalty walk for the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The solidarity walk started from Lagos State House of Assembly complex, Alausa, Ikeja and terminated at APC party Secretariat at Acme, Ogba, Lagos. Though, the solidarity walk has come and ...

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List Of 33 Nigerian States That Can’t Pay Workers Salaries

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola

A recent report released by a data gathering and analysis firm based in Nigeria has revealed the spate of insolvency among component states. BudgIT has released an updated list of states that can’t pay the salaries of their workers. In 2015, BudgIT said only 19 states were caught in the web of insolvency, but now the number has swollen to ...

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