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November 20, 2018 2:06 PM Maulud: Pray for successful, peaceful elections in 2019 – Gov Ahmed, Lalong tells Nigerians

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called on Muslims in Nigeria to pray fervently for peace to reign supreme during the 2019 general elections. Ahmed made the call in his Maulid message to the people of the state on Tuesday in Ilorin. The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Abdulwahab Oba to NAN congratulated Muslim faithful 62

November 19, 2018 1:19 PM 2019: Nigerians must trigger revolution – Olisa Agbakoba

A frontline human right activist, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) on Monday charged Nigerians to trigger revolution ahead of 2019 general election. Speaking at an interactive session in Abuja which was organised by the Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Trust Party, Gbenga Hashim Olawepo, he recalled that the brand of democracy being practised now was not what his likes 52

November 16, 2018 11:03 AM FAAN takes position on corruption allegation among Aviation security officers

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has told passengers and airport users to report any of its security officers demanding bribe to the appropriate authorities. Mrs Herientta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, gave the advice in a statement on Friday, in Lagos. Yakubu said the advice was necessitated by the allegations that some FAAN aviation 76

November 15, 2018 7:19 AM Corruption: Dasuki, Diezani, Shema, Fayose’s houses top list of assets seized by EFCC

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Leading the pack is a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has forfeited some prized assets. Lost to the Federal Government by the ex-Minister are a multi-storey 81

November 12, 2018 6:01 PM Ondo Assembly crisis: Lawmakers relocate to Ibadan, seek Buhari’s intervention

Eighteen Ondo State lawmakers, who effected a leadership change in the State House of Assembly have alleged threats to their lives. Seven of them were allegedly beaten up and injured, last Friday, when members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, invaded the assembly, after the Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun, and his Deputy, Ogundeji 64

November 12, 2018 4:31 PM 2019: Oby Ezekwesili highlights her economic policies, plans

Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) on Monday highlighted her economic philosophy, fundamental principles and concepts that will guide her government. Madam Due Process as fondly called reeled this out while reading out her policy speech to the media in Lagos. Ezekwesili, who was Nigeria’s 80

November 9, 2018 6:45 PM APC: Fani-Kayode reacts to Oshiomhole’s trip abroad amid DSS ordeal

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has mocked the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for travelling out the country. In his reaction, the former presidential aide wondered why Oshiomhole, who according to him have been acting like he was untouchable, rushed out of Nigeria. Fani-Kayode tweeted: “I thought 61

November 9, 2018 6:24 AM 2019: Why Atiku’s children may soon support Buhari – Presidential aide, Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has boasted that the “adult children” of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar may soon throw their weight behind Buhari. Onochie said the children of the former Vice President may start shouting “Sai Buhari.” She said this while reacting 52

November 5, 2018 7:18 PM WAEC certificate: How Buhari is committing corruption, deceiving Nigeria – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari displayed the “highest form of corruption” by entangling himself in a “web of corruption by trying to launder his WAEC certificate scandal.” A statement by PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan said “The Presidency displayed the highest form of corruption and decadence 54

November 5, 2018 6:02 PM Wike blasts EFCC, insists commission won’t investigate Rivers govt

Governor of Rivers Dtate, Nyesom Wike says he will resist any attempt by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate his officials and adminstration. Wike said this while accusing the anti-graft agency of engaging in media trial in the prosecution of corruption cases. The Rivers Governor made the accusation on Monday on Channels 50