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October 20, 2018 6:33 AM 2019: Obasanjo mocks Tinubu

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has mocked a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. Obasanjo said he did not know the leadership position Tinubu was occupying in the APC. The former President was responding to questions on a programme tagged, “The Talk.” Obasanjo also discussed other national issues on the show and also talked 15

October 13, 2018 6:33 AM 2019: Northern Elders speak on Atiku choosing Peter Obi as running mate

Elder statesman and Chairman of the Northern Elders’ Council (NEC), Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has reacted to the choice of Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in 2019. Yakassai in a statement described Atiku’s choice as a balanced one owing to the fact that Obi is a Christian and from the South-East. He, however, expressed doubt whether the choice 32

October 10, 2018 7:41 PM You have failed Christians in Nigeria – PFN blasts Osinbajo

The Publicity Secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Emmah Gospel Isong, has blasted Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo, for not protecting the interest of Christians. Emma Isong, who was addressing newsmen in Calabar, Cross River State capital on Monday, said he was not pleased with the attitude of the Vice President. The Clergy 19

October 3, 2018 5:54 AM FG reduces cost of business registration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced the Federal Government’s approval of a 90-day special window to register businesses at a reduced rate of N5,000 only. This was contained in a statement on Tuesday signed by Laolu Akande, his spokesman. Osinbajo, who was quoted as making the announcement at the launch of the 19th edition of the Micro, Small and Medium 22

October 1, 2018 1:38 PM Nigeria at 58: Saraki, Dogara snub Independence Day parade

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are both absent at Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary Parade, holding at The Eagle Square in Abuja. However, President Muhammadu Buhari; his vice, Yemi Osinbajo; the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen; and former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon among other 24

September 29, 2018 3:26 PM Osinbajo storms Lagos ahead of APC primary, meets Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat [PHOTOS]

During his visit, Osinbajo will meet the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains and stakeholders. On Saturday, he held a meeting with APC governorship aspirant, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. In attendance was a former commissioner, Toyin Hamzat, who has since stepped down for Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu, who is the reported canidate of APC national leader, Bola Tinubu 47

September 26, 2018 6:22 PM FEC approves N500m for EFCC to maintain new office

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N500 million for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the maintenance of its new office complex. The EFCC recently moved into a new 10-storey permanent office at Jabi, Abuja. Garba Shehu, the spokesperson to President Muhammadu Buhari, disclosed this while briefing journalists 18

September 20, 2018 4:34 PM Rotimi Amaechi gets another appointment from Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi as the Secretary/Director General of his campaign team. This was contained in a statement signed by Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, on Thursday. A terse statement sent to DAILY POST said Amaechi will subsequently appoint other members of the Buhari-Osinbajo 24

September 18, 2018 5:38 AM Ambode rushes to take photo with Tinubu at Jim Ovia’s book lanuch [VIDEO]

There was mild drama during the launch of ‘Africa Rise and Shine’, a book by Jim Ovia, chairman of Zenith Bank, as Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode rushed to take photograph with his estranged godfather, Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The event was held at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Lagos, on Monday 19

September 6, 2018 9:26 AM PDP mocks Osinbajo over N10,000 empowerment of ‘agbo jedi’ sellers in Osun

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, over the federal government’s empowerment of some traders with N10,000 in Osun State. PDP’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, said it was a shame that Osinbajo could condescend to empowering “Agbo jedi” sellers with N10,000 in Osun State. Sharing a photograph of those empowered 22