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JUST IN: Yobe PDP chairman switches to APC, Buhari

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Less than 40 hours to Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Yobe has dumped the party and switched to the All...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Buhari, APC bent on arm-twisting security, INEC to compromise process — PDP

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—WITH barely two days to the Presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised fresh concerns over alleged plans by the Presidency and the All...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

APC chieftain murdered in Imo

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By Chidi Nwaopara OWERRI—A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, identified as Ifeanyi Ozoemena, has been murdered in Ngor Okpala local council area of Imo State, by unidentified...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Past govt destroyed checks and balances in civil service – Buhari

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—-Swears in 8 permanent Secretaries By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday accused the past Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-led administrations of abusing...

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram kills 14 loggers

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At least 14 people were killed when Boko Haram jihadists attacked loggers in northeastern Nigeria, members of a militia force told AFP Wednesday. Boko-Haram The group came under attack on Monday...

Wed Feb 20th, 2019     Read More →

No region is left behind in the ongoing road projects — FG

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The Federal Government (FG) says every geo-political zone is benefiting from the ongoing road projects across the country. File: Sections of Enugu-Onitsha road under reconstruction Mr Funsho...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Aisha Buhari to critics: My husband not sectional leader

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday, urged Nigerians, irrespective of tribal, religious and other sentiments to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in next...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

APC do not know how to rig election – ex-IGP, Abba

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By Anthony Ogbonna A former Inspector General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, party never knew what election rigging was, nor does it know how to...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria since independence

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Key events in the history of Nigeria since independence from Britain in 1960: Map-of-Nigeria – First coup – In January 1966 the first in a series of military coups takes place amid...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria: Buhari’s first term

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Muhammadu Buhari was elected president of Nigeria in 2015 on a pledge to defeat Boko Haram jihadists and tackle endemic corruption. President Muhammadu Buhari As he seeks re-election, here is a...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram: from Islamist sect to armed threat

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Nigeria‘s Boko Haram started out as an Islamic anti-corruption group but mutated into an IS affiliate waging a lethal insurgency. Boko Haram Terrorists El-Zakzaky: Shi’ites take...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Fire kills five in Borno IDP camp

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Five people were killed in a fire at a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria, an eyewitness and a humanitarian source said on Friday. File photo: Fire Leah Sharibu:...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Chaos, mud and cards: Nigerians frustrated ahead of election

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by Celia LEBUR Angry voters queueing for hours and entire parts of the country rendered war zones: pitfalls abound for Nigeria‘s fast-approaching general election. Elections 2019: My three...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram kills three troops in Nigeria base attack

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Three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday. File: Boko Haram The attack happened at the Forward Operation...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s main parties in access row as campaign peaks

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by Phil HAZLEWOOD Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →