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I will continue to hold Jonathan in high esteem – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday, while hosting members of Kannywood, said he holds former President Goodluck Jonathan in high esteem for peacefully accepting defeat in 2015 presidential election. “I’ll continue to hold former President Jonathan in high esteem as a result of that singular act” he […]

EFCC re-arraigns former Katsina governor over N5 billion fraud
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EFCC re-arraigns former Katsina governor over N5 billion fraud

Ibrahim Shehu Shema The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shehu Shema before Justice Hadiza Rabiu Shagari on a 26-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering. Shema is accused of laundering N5,776,552,396 (Five billion, seven hundred and seventy-six million, five hundred […]

The man Atiku Abubakar
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The man Atiku Abubakar

Supporters of former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar hold a poster as they celebrate his winning of the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar […]

Atiku Abubakar covers triumph with tears
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Atiku Abubakar covers triumph with tears

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. PHOTO: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP • How supporters received result of primary Everything worked in favour of the penitent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it regained its national political stamina through a successful special national convention and presidential primary that threw up Alhaji Atiku […]

I acted on Jonathan’s instruction, Dudafa insists
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I acted on Jonathan’s instruction, Dudafa insists

Waripamo-Owei Dudafa A former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, yesterday, insisted that all financial transactions for which he is being prosecuted were made on the instruction of his former boss and his wife, Patience Jonathan. Dudafa alongside one Iwejuo Nna Joseph, are standing […]

Enugu APC seeks sanctions against Ekweremadu
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Enugu APC seeks sanctions against Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sanction Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, saying he contributed in ousting the Goodluck Jonathan government in 2015. It alleged that Ekweremau, who aided in plotting Jonathan’s removal from office, has been colluding […]

Jonathan, Okowa, others for Niger Delta Lifetime Achievements Awards
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Jonathan, Okowa, others for Niger Delta Lifetime Achievements Awards

Jonathan Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edwin Clark and the Publisher of Vanguard Newspapers, Sam Amuka would be honoured with the “Niger Delta Lifetime Achievement Awards” by GbaramatuVoice Newspaper. Mr Jacob Abai Publisher of GbaramatuVoice Newspaper disclosed this in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen on Sunday […]

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Bafarawa visits Jonathan, seeks support for residential Bid

Former Governor of Sokoto state and a presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Attahiru Bafarawa yesterday visited former President, Goodluck Jonathan in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, to seek his support and blessing for his presidential bid. Bafarawa, who spoke with journalists after their closed-door meeting […]

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Jonathan expresses confidence in Saraki, National Assembly leadership

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Senate President Bukola Abubakar Saraki for providing “firm and progressive leadership” at the National Assembly.He noted that but for his leadership, the legislative arm of government would probably have been in chaos and, “if the National Assembly is in tatters, then of course, democracy […]

Retooling Electoral Act for transparent primaries, free and fair polls
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Retooling Electoral Act for transparent primaries, free and fair polls

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Getting a practical Electoral Act to moderate elections remains one particular way through which politicians wage secret battles against credible polls in Nigeria. Observers have said that Nigerian politicians are selfish and hypocritical because their greatest preoccupation is how to hold unto power at all […]

To resuscitate textile industry in Nigeria
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To resuscitate textile industry in Nigeria

Textile Industry The comatose state of Nigeria’s textile manufacturing industry is a far cry from that of the 21st Century’s industrial evolution and productivity demand of any serious nation. This was part of news broadcast on one of the private television networks recently with the topic ‘Dying Textile Industry.’ Asaba […]

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CSOs protest at National Assembly over alleged misuse of cattle ranch fund

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisation for Peace and Good Governance yesterday protested at the National Assembly, Abuja. The protest was against alleged misappropriation of funds allegedly approved for the establishment of cattle ranches in the country. National President/Convener of the groups, Jonathan Ogwuche, said N100billion naira was approved for […]

Mr. President: What legacy do you plan to leave for Nigerians?
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Mr. President: What legacy do you plan to leave for Nigerians?

President Muhammadu Buhari Sir: Mr. President Nigerians under your watch have lost hope for brighter days and live in uncertain times. During your campaign for the presidency which ended in the defeat of then incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan, you offered Nigerians a three-point agenda: to address the disquieting insecurity situation […]

Reps’ panel to meet Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari on Abacha loot
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Reps’ panel to meet Obasanjo, Jonathan, Buhari on Abacha loot

Members of the House of Representatives during the plenary on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. PHOTO: TWITTER/HOUSE OF REPS NGR • Sani warns President against sharing funds to poorest homes • Says it may be deployed by APC for 2019 elections An eleven-member ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives is […]

Budgets of zero confidence between Presidency, National Assembly
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Budgets of zero confidence between Presidency, National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari The issue of executive versus legislature schisms has always found sad expression in the consideration and implementation of the country’s annual estimates, ordinarily called the Budget. It is a rivalry that preceded the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Right from the onset of the Fourth Republic, […]

Jonathan’s kinsmen back Dickson’s public service reforms
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Jonathan’s kinsmen back Dickson’s public service reforms

Seriake Dickson Kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan have expressed support for the ongoing public sector reforms embarked upon by the Bayelsa State government.Political appointees, lawmakers, women groups, students and youth leaders, as well as traditional rulers including the Obanobahn of Ogbia Kingdom, King Charles Owaba, were among those who […]