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2019: 25m Disabled Nigerians Back Atiku For President

The National Disability Empowerment Forum (NADEF), an umbrella organization for 25 million physically challenged Nigerians, has backed the candidature of PDP Presidential standard-bearer in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar. The endorsement was contained in NADEF’s letter of appreciation sent to Atiku Abubakar today in Abuja to thank him for donating N10 million to the nation’s Amputee Football Team which enabled ...

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Crisis Looms In Enugu APGA Over Certificates Of Return

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) stakeholders in Enugu State have made a passionate appeal to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to give certificates of return to acclaimed winners of primaries for governorship, Udi/Ezeagu Federal Constituency and Awgu North Constituency  to get themselves ready for the 2019 general election. The acclaimed winners are Bede Chukwuekezie, Emmanuel Ozoene and Chijioke ...

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Ekweremadu, Wife, Son, Escape Assassination Attempt

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, and son escaped an assassination attempt about 4am on Tuesday. The armed men discreetly evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s Apo Quarters residence, to gain entry into his house. The attackers, who could not immediately shoot in order not to attract the attention of the security personnel on duty, took ...

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Stop Claiming False Progress, Atiku Advises Buhari…Says Claim On Rice Production False

The Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has debunked the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s claim that its biggest achievement is reducing Nigeria’s dependence on foreign rice. Recently, President Buhari boasted when he said to British Prime Minister, Theresa May on April 16, 2018 as follows: “We have cut rice importation by about 90%, made lots of savings of foreign exchange, and generated ...

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Northern Police Chiefs Clear Obi, Say He Never Demolished Mosques In Anambra

 •Carpet critics, call for support for VP candidacy Three former Commissioners of Police (CPs) in Anambra State during the tenure of Mr. Peter Obi as Governor, have exonerated him from the mischievous allegation of demolition of mosques and the sacking of non-indigenes, particularly northerners from the State being propagated by the opposition against him on social media. Speaking on different ...

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Atiku’s Promise To Crash Petroleum Price A Scam, Says Buhari

The President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation has reacted to a statement credited to the Peoples Democratic Party a few days ago that its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will, if elected President, crash the pump price of petrol to N97 per litre. In a statement signed by the Director, Strategic Communications, Festus Keyamo, the organisation said there was no better ...

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Stock Market: Foreign Investors Withdrew N94.43bn In Q3

Foreign portfolio investors withdrew a total of N94.43bn from the nation’s stock market from July to September this year. The Nigerian Stock Exchange, in its domestic and foreign portfolio investment report for September, said the amount withdrawn by foreign investors in the third quarter was 23.59 per cent lower than the N123.59bn pulled out in the previous quarter. The report, ...

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FG’s Promises Are Cheap – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the Federal Government’s promises as cheap, saying its members would not be swayed by them. ASUU President Professor Abiodun Ogunyemi said this during an interview on a Lagos-based national television programme yesterday. “We have concluded that promises from the government are very cheap. We are not bothered about what promises the ...

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New Minimum Wage Is N30,000

After a long drawn and heated meeting of the tripartite committee on minimum wage, the Federal Government finally bowed to the Organised Labour as it acquiesced to their N30,000 demand, The Sun reports. The meeting, which began as early as 11 a.m. yesterday went into a two-hour recess at 8 p.m., reconvened at 10 p.m. and lasted into the early ...

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Oshiomhole Blackmailing Me Over Imo Catholics –Okorocha

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha on Monday faulted the All Progressives Congress National Chairman  Adams  Oshiomhole’s apology to the Roman Catholic Church in the state. Former Edo State governor Oshiomhole, who distanced the APC from Okorocha’s alleged disrespect for the Roman Catholic community in the state,  apologised to the Archbishop of the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, Most Reverend Anthony Obinna for ...

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