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Buhari Remains The Best Option For Nigeria – Bamidele

The member representing Ifelodun/Irepodun in the House of Representatives, Hon. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, has said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is the best for Nigeria. The rep member said his resolve to see a corruption-free ...

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PDP Restates Readiness For February Polls Elections •Says It Will Record Sweeping Victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has restated its readiness for the general elections slated for next month, saying with the support it enjoys from Nigerians, it will record a landslide victory at the polls. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, who stated this in a statement on Sunday, pointed out that leaders and members of the party are working...

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Military Lifts Maiduguri Curfew

SOLDIERS ON GUARD ON POST OFFICE ROAD IN MAIDUGURI The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, said on Sunday that the 24-hour curfew imposed on the Borno State capital would be lifted on Monday morning. The spokesman of the division, Col. Sani Usman, stated this in a statement in Maiduguri. The statement said that residents of Maiduguri were free to go about their normal businesses as from 6 a.m. on Monday. “Please be informed that the curfew will last till 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. “Therefore, people can go about their legitimate businesses as from 6 a.m. in the morning”, it...

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APC, Buhari Campaign Organisation In Bauchi Condemn Attack On Jonathan’s Convoy

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Buhari’s Wife Clears The Air On Her Nationality, Says ‘I’m A Nigerian’

Hajia Aisha Buhari, wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Maj.-Gen Muhammadu Buhari, has denied speculations in some quarters that she is not a Nigerian. She spoke through Mrs. Deborah Iliya, a chieftain of APC in Kaduna State, who represented her at the public presentation of a book, “Wind of change: 72 leadership qualities of Buhari”, written by a civil rights activist and Executive Director of Gatekeepers Foundation, Mr. Blessing ...

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I’m Confident That Agbaje Will Win In Lagos – Obanikoro

Former Defence Minister Musiliu Obanikoro has expressed confidence that the People’s Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje in Lagos State would win the election. “I am confident with the feedback I am...

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Buhari Promises S’East 1Million Jobs If Voted As President

The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, weekend, promised to create at least one million jobs for youths in the South-East by revamping the huge coal deposits in Enugu for generation of electricity and export. The former head of state made the promise at Enugu West APC zonal rally, in Orie, Awgu Market, Awgu Local Government Area of the state. Although he was absent at the rally, he was ably represented by the state Chairman of APC Presidential Campaign Council, Osita Okechukwu. He explained that...

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Health Workers Ready To Call Off Strike

Health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sectors Union (JOHESU), Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) branch, last week lamented the insensitivity of government to their demands, expressing willingness to call of the strike if the Federal Government would release the much expected ...

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Attack On Jonathan’s Convoy: PDP Calls APC’s Allegation Absurd

Jonathan’s campaign billboard destroyed in Katsina Presidential Campaign Organisation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) over its claims that members of the party were mastermind of last week’s attacks on President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign convoys in Katsina and Bauchi states. The Director, Media and Publicity, Chief Femi- Fani Kayode, expressed shock that the National Publicity Secretary of APC, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, could come up with such allegation, which he described as ridiculous. According to him, the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation rejects Lai Mohammed’s absurd allegation. He...

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FG Committed To Free And Fair Election – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, in a meeting with US Secretary of State, John Kerry, reiterated the government’s commitment to ensuring the February elections is free and fair. He assured that the government would give the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) all the support it requires to conduct a free and fair election. “I emphasised to Secretary Kerry that I am deeply committed to ensuring that our forthcoming election is free, fair, and credible. “It is especially critical that all political parties abide by the Abuja Accord, which commits each to non-violence before, during, and after the...

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