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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Dogara’s birthday opens door for reconciliation with ‘political enemies’ back home

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said that he believes in consensus and reconciliation among politicians. He stated this at the weekend during a reception held in his honour at his village Gwaranga, Bogoro Local Government Area to celebrate his 50th birthday. The Speaker was reacting to a remark made by ‎Aminu Tukur, the member representing Lere/Bula constituency ...

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Ohanaeze to Buhari: It is time to bow out of politics and governance, you are too old

The Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has  urged President Muhammadu Buhari to retire from politics as he is too old. The National Publicity Secretary of the group, Uche Achi-Okpaga, who said this, added that at 75, he is no longer fit to handle the pressure that comes with being a President. According to him, Buhari should leave the stage for ...

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Buhari has done well in 2017, will do better in 2018, boasts Presidency

The Presidency has raised the hopes of Nigerians in the New Year with a promise to ensure major projects in power, rail and roads are done, based on the present Administration’s investment in infrastructure. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said this in a statement. Adesina also listed some of the achievements of the ...

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Buhari to address the nation on January 1

President Muhammadu Buhari will make a national broadcast to the nation to mark the New Year on January 1, 2018 at 7.00 a.m. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. He advised television and radio stations to hook up to the network service of the Nigerian Television ...

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Apart from insulting me, APC leaders have no political value in Rivers – Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike said the All Progressives Congress leaders in the state only gain recognition from the Federal Government by abusing him. Wike explained that apart from insulting him in the media, the state APC leaders had no political value. The governor spoke when he received hundreds of APC defectors from Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Area at the Government House ...

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2017 was tough, the worst is over, we’re ready to play the real opposition – PDP

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has assured Nigerians that the PDP would play robust and vibrant roles in the nation’s polity in 2018. Secondus, in a new year message he issued in Abuja, asserted that the worst was over for the PDP. He said that the opposition party was ready and re-energised to play ...

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You are wrong in your assessment of security situation in Rivers, Wike blasts Amaechi

The Rivers state government has reacted to claim by former governor, Rotimi Amaechi that the current security situation in the state has worsened under the Nyesom Wike Administration. The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Emma Okah, said the former governor was wrong in his analysis of the security situation in the state. Okah said, “Under his (Amaechi) tenure, people ...

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People are now being kidnapped daily in Rivers under Wike, says Amaechi

Former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that he did not sleep as he fought insecurity while at the helm of affairs in the state. Amaechi added that the security of lives and property of the people and human capital development were his key achievements as governor from 2007 to 2015. The Minister of Transportation’s remarks were contained ...

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You turned 2017 into a harvest of woes, stop deceiving Nigerians, PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had turned year 2017 into a harvest of woes ranging from strange diseases, hunger, violence and untimely deaths of Nigerians. ‎The PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan‎ also asked the government to stop “deceiving Nigerians” that 2018 would be better. The party said ...

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Former Kebbi Governor, Deputy dump PDP for APC, say ‘we want to move forward’

Change of political alliances continues as the former Governor of Kebbi state, Sa’idu Dakingari, his Deputy, Ibrahim Aliyu and 12 other top members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi state have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The new APC members held a brief meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja at the instance of the ...

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