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Unfreeze Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts now, PDP tells Buhari

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the unfreezing of the official accounts of Akwa-Ibom and Benue States which it said were illegally blocked by the

Osinbajo sacks DSS boss Lawal Daura

Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo has sacked the director-general of the country’s secret service following the service’s operatives blockade of the National Assembly on Tuesday. Masked operatives of the Department of State

Presidency appeals to NASS to reconvene

THE Presidency on Sunday appealed to the National Assembly (NASS) to reconvene as urgent matters pending before it may affect the running of Nigeria and matters affecting Nigerians. The appeal was made

2019: Go and settle with your God, not me; Atiku tells Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, clashed, again, yesterday, after the former, said God will not forgive him if he supports Atiku’s presidential bid ahead of 2019

PDP accuses FG, APC of plot to overthrow Saraki through court order

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Federal Government of shopping for what it called a fraudulent interim court order to declare vacant, the seat of

Defectors are like bad eggs – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has likened defectors from his All Progressives Congress to bad eggs, which “God will continue to fish out”. Buhari spoke today in Bauchi at the commencement of the campaign

Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom attend PDP NEC meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday formally welcomed Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governor of Sokoto Aminu Tambuwal, Samuel Ortom of Benue, former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Nigeria’s former High Commissioner

Appeal Court okays National Assembly’s move to reorder 2019 elections

The Court of Appeal has given the National Assembly the go-ahead with a bill seeking to reorder the sequence of the planned 2019 general elections.In a judgment delivered yesterday, the appellate court

Saraki, Ahmed return to PDP as APC issues query

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed yesterday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). They were widely expected to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), going by

I am not bothered by defections in APC -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is not bothered by the defections in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Responding to a question during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in

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