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Muslim-Muslim Ticket: I Consulted Buhari, Says El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Tuesday said he settled for Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim, as his running mate in the 2019 governorship election in the state because she is the right person for the job. The governor, who received in audience the people of Sanga Local Government Area at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna, who ...

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Buhari, Osinbajo Deceitful Over Restructuring, Say Afenifere, Ohanaeze

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday came under attack over their separate remarks on the growing calls for the restructuring of the country. Groups that faulted latest comments credited to Buhari and Osinbajo on the calls include the opposition Peoples Democratic Party; a Yoruba organisation, Afenifere; the Ohanaeze Ndigbo; the Yoruba Council of Elders; and the Transparency ...

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Hijab Controversy: UI International School Shut

The 55-year old International School Ibadan, owned by the University of Ibadan, was on Monday shut. The closure of the secondary school, followed the appearance of some students, dressed in hijab against what the management prescribed as the dress code. Some parents, under the aegis of the International School Muslim Parents’ Forum, in a letter dated November 9, 2018, and ...

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Obi Laments Nigeria’s Reversed Fortunes, Values 

Challenges Stakeholders To Ask Questions Former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has described as sad, the continued reverse movement of Nigeria from better to worse rather than the other way round. Obi spoke on Saturday at the inauguration of Prof. Chike Obi Lecture Series by the Alumni ...

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How Togolese Cook Killed Lagos Bizman Opeyemi Bademosi

The Lagos State Police Command has revealed how a Togolese cook, Sunday Adefonou stabbed his boss, Chief Opeyemi Bademosi, to death at his Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos residence. The suspect, who stabbed Bademosi, CreditSwitch boss, on the chest three times on Oct. 31 and escaped with valuables, was tracked to Ondo where he was arrested on Nov. 2. The Lagos ...

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PDP Condemns Harassment Of Atiku At Abuja Airport

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the search and alleged harassment of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security agencies at the Abuja International Airport on his return from Dubai yesterday. In a statement, PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, said security agents invaded Atiku’s aircraft with dangerous weapons to conduct a violent search. The statement read in part, “The Peoples Democratic Party ...

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Special Presidential Panel Arrests Imo APC Gov Candidate, Uzodinma

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery of Public Property said on Sunday that it had  arrested the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State,  Hope Uzodinma, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. Chairman of the panel, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, said in a short message to our correspondent on Sunday that the panel arrested Uzodinma, ...

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Famous Actress, Edochie, Bags Ada Eri Chieftaincy Title   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The palace of His Royal Majesty Eze Chukwuemeka Eri of Enugwu-Aguleri of Idu Eri Kingdom in Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state was the venue of the conferment of Ada Eri Chieftaincy title on Uju Ifunanya Edochie the Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano on Media. Uju Edochie a famous Nollywood actress was bestowed Ada Eri ...

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