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Buratai and the price for national honour

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I reflected intensely, on the presidential and national assembly elections held February 23, 2019. My thoughts meandered far and near. The gory images of violence before and after the elections...

Tue Mar 5th, 2019     Read More →

Retiree attempts suicide inside NUJ Secretariat in Bauchi

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By Charles Agwam Bauchi-A retired teacher simply identified as Alhamdu has reportedly attempted to take his own life by committing suicide on Monday, under a tree at the premises of the Nigeria...

Tue Mar 5th, 2019     Read More →

PDP depletes further with more defections in Yobe

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Barely 10 days after Yobe Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Sani Nguru, defected to the APC, more officials of the opposition party have also defected to the governing party. PDP and its colour...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Those who voted buhari again are common Nigerians – Balarabe

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The Niger Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, on Saturday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the just concluded polls was a victory for the common Nigerians. A...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Threat against Igbo means we have not changed since 1962 elections – Bode George laments

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By Dapo Akinrefon Chief Olabode George is a senior member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. George, in this interview, expresses shock over the outcome of the presidential election just as he...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Verdict 2019: An electoral hesit or a “shellacking”?

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When the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, finished counting the votes by midnight on Wednesday, a whole of four days following last weekend’s presidential election, the...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Can we move on please?

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“God grant me the courage to change the things I can change; the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; and the wisdom to know the difference.”—Anonymous Irish...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

IBB Congratulates Buhari, urges him to heal wounds, restructure

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Minna – Former military president of Nigeria, Gen.Ibrahim Babangida, has sent a message of congratulations to President Muhammadu Buhari on his reelection for a fresh term of four...

Sat Mar 2nd, 2019     Read More →

What aided Buhari’s victory

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By Ben Agande, Kaduna Against all national and international predictions, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress spectacularly defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

Sat Mar 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari buries the doubts but Atiku runs to court

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By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo The country is still with him. He won popular votes by a huge margin. He won in four of the six geographical zones. Buhari has proved his point. He is the choice of the...

Sat Mar 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Election: No Deal with Peace Committee – PDP

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By Dirisu Yakubu Despite holding a meeting with the National Peace Committee in a bid to douse tension occasioned by the outcome of last Saturday’s Presidential election, the Peoples...

Sat Mar 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari vs Atiku: Nobody will stop PDP from going to court – Secondus

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Abuja – The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has said that nobody will stop the party from contesting the outcome of the Feb. 23 Presidential...

Sat Mar 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Election: No Deal with Abdulsalami’s Peace Committee – PDP

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…Insists on going to court …Says no peace without justice By Dirisu Yakubu Despite holding a meeting with the National Peace Committee in a bid to douse tension occasioned by the...

Fri Mar 1st, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s second term: Our expectations – Adebanjo, Ikokwu, Okorie

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By Clifford Ndujihe & Olayinka Ajayi ELDER Statesman, Chief Ayo Adebanjo; Second Republic Politician and lawyer, Chief Guy Ikokwu; and National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP,...

Fri Mar 1st, 2019     Read More →

The Nelson Mandela-Buhari phenomenon

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By Owei Lakemfa SOUTH Africa and Nigeria are Africa’s biggest economies and hold some of the brightest prospects for the continent. They have also given Africa two strong leaders: Nelson...

Fri Mar 1st, 2019     Read More →