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December 16, 2018 4:54 PM Why NASS should boycott Buhari’s budget presentation — CUPP

Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has called on members of the National Assembly, to boycott presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement by its first national spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, on Sunday, the coalition said the step was necessary to show resentment to the Buhari administration 13

November 21, 2018 8:22 AM ‘Don’t handover Nigeria to thieves’ – Obasanjo

Speaking on Tuesday as former President Goodluck Jonathan presented his book, ‘My Transition Hours,’ Obasanjo said if the nation’s democracy was handed over to those in such categories, they could use it as a weapon against the people. The former president noted that democracy can only be sustained in the country if only power is in the hands of ‘Democrats’ 41

November 10, 2018 3:29 PM Lagos 2019: KOWA, PPA, others deny endorsing Sanwo-Olu

KOWA and some other opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu, for 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 45 opposition parties under the Coalition of the Progressive Peoples Party were reported to have endorsed Sanwo-Olu at a meeting 30

September 27, 2018 1:21 PM Osun rerun: PDP agent declared missing

There was a slight drama at the Ward 7, Unit 12 Polling Unit in Adereti village, Ife South Local Government Area, as a PDP agent in the ongoing governorship rerun election in Osun was missing on duty. INEC Deputy Director, Voters Education, Stephen Oyewande told NAN that he could not explain why the PDP agent was not on duty at the polling unit. Oyewande 33

September 22, 2018 7:21 AM PDP presidential ticket: What Atiku will do if I win – Makarfi

A former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said that former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will willingly accept his (Makarfi’s) candidature if he emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s presidential flagbearer. The former Vice President recently visited Makarfi after which he also visited former Jigawa state Governor 27

September 15, 2018 6:09 AM Dogara: What we are doing to stop Speaker’s impeachment – Lawmakers

Lawmakers under the aegis of Parliamentary Democrats Group, PDG, has raised the alarm over plans to impeach Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, after receiving the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form. Spokesperson of the PDG, Mr. Timothy Golu, in a statement on Friday, warned that any move to impeach Dogara would be met with utmost 46

July 15, 2018 8:57 AM Breaking: Fayemi defeated Olusola with 19,338 votes to emerge governor -elect– The Sun News

Governor-elect of Ekiti State in the Saturday governorship poll in the state polled 197,459 to defeat Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 178,121 votes, showing a gap of 19, 338. According to the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu 28

July 10, 2018 3:23 AM 2019: PDP, ADC, R-APC, others team up against BuhariThe Sun News

“Those factories that were closed are going to come back alive by this time next year and Nigerians will rejoice. The people of the South East whom the programmes and practices of this government are forcing them to have a rethink on their membership of this country, today will rejoice and be happy that a new country that will be fair to all is coming 29

June 17, 2018 1:58 AM Abiola’s June 12 honour: We won’t thank Buhari –AfenifereThe Sun News

Leaders of the pan-Yoruba social-cultural group, Afenifere, have said that the Yoruba nation would not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term ambition despite the recent honour bestowed on the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election. Two prominent leaders of the group, Senator Femi Okunrounmu and Chief 38

May 30, 2018 4:10 AM We should beware of power abuse, political persecution –SarakiThe Sun News

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians to be vigilant and speak against anti-democratic policies and actions capable of subverting rule of law. He also canvassed strict adherence to the principles of rule of law, separation of powers, sovereignty of parliament, independence of the judiciary, and freedom of the press, adding 35