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Atiku Abubakar : The battles  before  the war

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By Dr Ugoji Egbujo Atiku Abubakar has the PDP ticket He stole the show. The margin of victory shut some mouths and left others agape. It left no room for further contests. In the parlance of...

Sat Oct 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Atiku woos CUPP

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…Set for crunch talks with stakeholders next week By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar will take full advantage of the...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Presidency lists ongoing, completed projects across 36 states

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By Nwafor Sunday In what can be described as a response to the fourteen (14), posers raised by the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, was on Friday disclosed to newsmen by the Personal...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Dankwambo congratulates Atiku, pledges support

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Following the emergence of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku as Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), one of the runners-up during the primaries, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, has...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019 elections: Presidency cries gang-up, as Obasanjo okays Atiku

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Daud Olatunji, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Chris Ochayi & Omeiza Ajayi ABEOKUTA — Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday made a volte-face,...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

NSCIA fumes over murder of Muslims in Plateau communities

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The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, under the leadership of its President-General, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has expressed shock over the...

Fri Oct 12th, 2018     Read More →

The Cicero and leading chameleon of the Senate

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By Chidi Odinkalu & Ayisha Osori YESTERDAY… Authors reviewed the beginning of National Assembly debate on constitutional amendment aimed at facilitating a third term for Obasanjo; the...

Thu Oct 11th, 2018     Read More →

Breaking: Finally, Obasanjo endorses Atiku

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By Nwafor Sunday The former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Thursday endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku who visited the Abeokuta home of...

Thu Oct 11th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Interfaith initiative for peace building holds conference

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The Interfaith Initiative for Peace (IIP), is set to hold a three-day conference in the Federal Capital Territory on harmony in Nigeria towards the 2019 general elections. This is contained in a...

Wed Oct 10th, 2018     Read More →

Out-of-school: Nigeria losing out on literate, skilled workforce – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), says Nigeria is losing out on a literate and skilled workforce it needs to grow economically due to huge number of out of school...

Wed Oct 10th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria needs president who understands the economy —Obasanjo

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LAGOS—FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo said yesterday Nigeria needed a President who understands the economy. Obasanjo, who stated this at the Foursquare Gospel Church’s annual...

Wed Oct 10th, 2018     Read More →

Fayose has no reason to quit PDP – Niger PDP chairman

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Mr Tanko Beji, Chairman of the PDP in Niger, has said that outgoing Ekiti Governor Ayo Fayose has no reason to leave the party over the outcome of the National Convention. Fayose had threatened to...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

APC to Fayose: You are not wanted in our party

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The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has advised outgoing Governor Ayo Fayos to look elsewhere for political sanctuary, should he jump out of the PDP. Chief Paul Omotoso,...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Dan-iya not Tambuwal is PDP guber candidate in Sokoto – Chairman

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The Sokoto State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma on Tuesday dispelled rumor that the party’s 2019 election flag-bearer, Alhaji Mannir Dan-iya has been...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →

Lawmaker trains 50 rice farmers in Sokoto

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A member of the House of Representatives, Isa Bashir-Kalanjeni, has trained 50 rice farmers in Sokoto State on modern farming and processing techniques. File: rice farmers Newsmen report that...

Tue Oct 9th, 2018     Read More →