Politics

Plot To Remove Osinbajo Thickens

The plot to remove Nigeria’s Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has thickened as forces against him are reportedly considering giving him the ‘Onnoghen’ treatment. Daily Sun reports that in addition to pushing for Osinbajo’s investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commssion (EFCC), the forces are reportedly insisting that the vice president should account for Social Investment Programme (SIP) funds which ...

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Let States Have More Powers, Osinbajo Advocates

Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Prof. Osinbajo stated this while speaking at the 59th Independence Anniversary Lecture at the Island Club, Lagos, on Friday. The Vice President, who titled his lecture “the whole is only as great as the sum of its parts,” said Nigeria’s ...

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No Third Term Ambition For Buhari, Presidency Insists 

The Presidency has described insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari has a third term ambition with effect from 2023 as “internet-based gossip and un-informed media commentary.” The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu, made the clarification in a statement issued on Tuesday night in Abuja. He said, “The Presidency wishes to correct internet-based gossip and un-informed media ...

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APC Dissociates Self From Tinubu, Oshiomhole, El-Rufai’s 2023 Posters

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissociated itself from the recent 2023 campaign posters of some chieftains of the ruling party. It accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being behind the posters, adding that the PDP circulated them to achieve a failed devilish aim. Those whose images appeared on the posters for the 2023 presidential campaign are the ...

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Obi To Ngige: Grow Up, You Are Too Old For Mischief

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has advised Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, to focus his energy on how to make Nigeria work, rather than continued engagement in mischief, which, according to him, Ngige is too old for. Obi spoke through his Media Adviser, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, in a release made available ...

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Brothers At War In Anambra Over Next Eze-Nri 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Things fall apart. The centre cannot hold as mere anarchy is loosed upon Nri community in Anaocha local government area of Anambra state. Agu-ukwu Nri and Ikenga Nri, the two major quarters that comprise Nri town have both drawn the battle line over which quarter should produce the next Eze-Nri because Eze Obidiegwu Onyesoh the former king ...

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Islamisation Of Nigeria Is A Fallacy — Prophet Ejike Nwachukwu 

… says Nigeria needs serious prayers  The Senior Pastor of REHMA Deliverance Mission Nnewi, Prophet Ejike Nwachukwu, recently granted audience to Raymond Ozoji where he enumerated several issues relating to the peace of Nigeria and the Church. He also gave an insight into how Christians should unite to rescue Nigeria from political quagmire. While calling on President Muhammad Buhari to ...

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Nothing Will Stop APC From Capturing Anambra In 2021 — Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the All Progressives Congress is in top preparation for the 2021 governorship race in Anambra State. The ex-governor stated, “Nothing will stop us this time from capturing the state in that election. We’re prepared and we’re ready.” Ngige, who spoke to The Punch in Obosi, in the Idemili ...

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Presidential Election Tribunal Verdict Can’t Stand, PDP Govs Vow

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has backed the bid of the party to challenge the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, which dismissed the petition of the party and its presidential candidate,  Atiku Abubakar, at the Supreme Court. The forum in a statement by its chairman and Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, yesterday,  said the judgment ...

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