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July 26, 2017 8:41 AM Baringo, Laikipia security operations to be intensified

Acting Interior Cabinet secretary Dr. Fred Matiang’i says ongoing security operations in Baringo and Laikipia counties will not be suspended during the elections period. Addressing journalists in Nakuru after meeting national government administration officers Tuesday, Matiangi said that the security operations will be intensified until sanity is restored 13

July 26, 2017 6:42 AM Delta 2019: APC issues Okowa quit notice

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State has served a quit notice on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state ahead of the 2019 governorship election in the state. The 2015 governorship candidate of the APC in Delta State, Olorogun O’Tega Emerhor, told newsmen on Tuesday that the APC will take over governance 16

July 26, 2017 3:59 AM 2019: We’ve issued notice of quit to Okowa, PDP – Emerhor

ASABA—FRONTLINE leader and 2015 governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Olorogun O’Tega Emerhor, has said his party has since served a quit notice on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state. Emerhor, who stated this in a chat with Vanguard, said that the APC will take over governance 17

July 25, 2017 11:20 PM I shall return to my duties, continue serving Nigerians soon – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has written President Alpha Conde of Guinea, thanking him for the nationwide prayers held, last week, by Guineans for his recovery and good health. Buhari in another letter to Conde also welcomed his (Buhari’s) nomination to lead African Heads of State in the fight against corruption, vowing to take up the duty with gusto once he got on his feet. The letters 17

July 25, 2017 11:02 PM Osinbajo expresses concern over political office holders’ attitude

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday criticised the attitude of the political elite. Prof. Osinbajo said it is only a robust and proactive relationship between the Executive and Legislative arm of the government that would ensure delivery of voters’ expectations. Senate President Bukola Saraki sought a change of public misconception of the legislature’s 16

July 25, 2017 10:49 PM Reason for Fayose's absence, 4 other things to know about visit to Buhari

NAIJ.com reported that the governors will depart the country on Tuesday, July 25 and will meet with Buhari by 3pm on Wednesday. Explaining why Ekiti state governor was not among those selected, the presidency exonerated itself from the selection of the seven governors that were chosen to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying that the selection 15

July 25, 2017 3:49 PM Buhari accepts to lead AU Anti-Corruption crusade

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his nomination to lead members of the African Union on anti-corruption crusade. The President who has been in London since May 7 after leaving Abuja to see his doctors for follow-up medical checks gave the acceptance in a letter of appreciation addressed to President of Guinea, Alpha Conde on Tuesday. Conde is the present 16

July 25, 2017 1:16 PM Not Too Young To Run By Charly Boy

It is highly encouraging to learn that the #NotTooYoungToRun (NTYTR) movement will embark on a National Day of Action on Tuesday,  July 25, 2017, at 8 am at the Unity Fountain, Abuja to mobilize support for the passage of the proposed amendment on age requirement for running for elective office. It's no longer news that the Senate and House Committee 21

July 25, 2017 2:43 AM Storm over Buhari’s picture with APC chiefs: It’s collective insult on Nigerians— PDP

The PDP’s reaction followed an equally blistering denunciation of the picture by former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who described the picture as fake, alleging it was an arrangement to sustain the cabal in power as he blasted the media and the National Assembly for remaining docile in the face of what he called a conspiracy. Fani-Kayode 18

July 24, 2017 11:39 PM No referendum, no polls in Anambra, Kanu insists

Enugu—Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, vowed that there would be no elections in Anambra State until a date for referendum on Nigeria is approved by the Federal Government. Kanu spoke at the Mechanic Village in Abakaliki during his one day working visit to the state and at Enugu, respectively, as the Eastern Consultative 16