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Buhari Completes Mandatory NYSC Programme

Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, has now completed his mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) which he started last year after surviving a power bike crash in 2017. It would be recalled that Yusuf and his friend, Bashir Gwandu, were severely injured along Gwarimpa road in Abuja on December 26, 2017. He was riding his power bike when the crash ...

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Supplemetary Polls: Osinbajo Rallies Support For Ganduje, Others

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) members not to relax or take anything for granted ahead of the March 23 governorship election rerun in some states. Osinbajo communicated this while addressing party faithful at the PMB/PYO Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at the State House Banquet Hall on Thursday in Abuja. INEC has fixed March 23 for supplementary ...

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I Was Not In Coma, Enemies Spread Fake News, Says El-Rufai

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the rumour being peddled by political enemies that he was involved in an accident and in coma. El-Rufai said in a Hausa audio message made available to newsmen on Thursday in Kaduna, that the rumour being circulated was absolutely false. In the rumour circulating, the governor was critically ...

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Intense Lobby Begins Over Senate Presidency, Other Principal Offices

Some All Progressives Congress senators-elect on Thursday cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the party against sitting on the fence on the issue of the principal officers of the National Assembly. The APC has a majority of 65 senators in the ninth Senate compared to 37 Peoples Democratic Party’s members. In the House of Representatives poll, the APC ...

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Tribunal Grants Buhari, APC’s Request To Inspect Presidential Election Materials

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has granted access to President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to inspect the materials used for the conduct of the election. The tribunal, led by Justice Abdu Aboki, gave the go-ahead on Thursday following the applications filed on behalf of the President and the ruling party by a Senior Advocate ...

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Certificate: INEC Wants To Organise A Special Programme For Me, Says Okorocha

The Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, appears not disturbed by the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to issue him his certificate of return. The governor who addressed a news conference on Thursday in Abuja said he believed the electoral body was planning something special to present him with his certificate. “Maybe INEC wants to organise a ...

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Dangote, Chevron Nigeria Sign Historic Agreement On Gas Supply

Dangote Fertilizer Limited has entered into a long-term agreement with Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) for the delivery of Natural Gas from Chevron’s supply portfolio to the fertilizer plant, which is poised to start operations soon. The contract, under the Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) is part of International Oil Company (IOC)’s gas obligation to the domestic market through the ...

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INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Senators-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Senators-elect to commence and conclude work on the review of the electoral legal framework early, ahead of the 2023 General Elections. INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the call on Thursday at a ceremony for the Issuance of Certificate of Return to Senators-elect at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Yakubu said that ...

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