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Politics

Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi sacks SIEC Commissioner

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Wednesday booted out a Commissioner in the State Independent Electoral Commission, (SIEC), Emmanuel Folorunsho Olorunfemi. It was learnt that until his sack, Olorunfemi had been on suspension. His finall removal follows the recommendation by Kogi State House of Assembly to the governor. The Assembly had investigated some allegations leveled against Olorunfemi in a ...

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NEF says it regrets supporting Buhari in 2015

The Northern Elders Forum has said that it regrets supporting  Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election, instead of Goodluck Jonathan The group added that Buhari has disappointed a majority of Nigerians who trusted in his leadership prior to 2015 polls. According to the NEF’s Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the forum wants the next president of ...

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2023 Presidency: PNG Attacks NEF, Says Its  Statement Unfortunate, Can Cause Anarchy

A group seeking the betterment of Nigeria, Pro-Nigeria Group PNG, has condemned a controversial statement credited to the spokesman of the Northern Elders’ Forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba- Ahmed which claimed that the northern part of Nigeria deserves the Presidency in 2023, saying that the Northern Nigerians have more people than the Southern part. Since this statement has dominated the media ...

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FFK: Buhari’s fight against corruption now at the lowest ebb – PNG

As tongues continue to wag on the defection of the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, from the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, the Pro-Nigeria Group, PNG, has spoken out to condemn the red carpet given by President Mohammadu Buhari to the former Minister at the Presidential Villa. The group made its ...

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Ex-US President, Trump drags family member, New York Times to court

Ex-US President Donald Trump on Tuesday filed a $100 million lawsuit against his estranged niece Mary Trump and The New York Times. The former President alleged that the family member and the media house engaged in an insidious plot to obtain his tax returns for the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of his finances. The lawsuit, filed in Dutchess County, New ...

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2023 Presidency: Nigerians should see beyond religious, ethnic sentiments- NEF spokesman

The publicity Secretary of  the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed has spoken again on the 2023 Presidency. Speaking on Arise TV on Tuesday, Baba-Ahmed called on Nigerians to see beyond religious and ethnic sentiments during the 2023 general elections. He said the demands by the southern governors that the region must produce the next president was not presented properly. ...

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Jonathan will give Tinubu a good fight if he joins APC- Rep member

A federal lawmaker from Sokoto,  Hon. Musa Sarkin Adar, has suggested that former President Goodluck Jonathan would give Bola Tinubu a good run for the APC presidential ticket if he joins the party. The APC chieftain, however, pointed out that Tinubu stood a better chance to clinch the APC ticket because the party has the majority in the Southwest. Speaking ...

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Tinubu campaigning for presidency from sickbed- Omokiri

Popular activist, Reno Omokri has accused Bola Tinubu of campaigning for the presidency even from his sick bad in London. The former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan made the remark in a tweet. He also accused President Muhammadu Buhari of mis-governing Nigeria from London. The former presidential aide wondered why Nigeria gained independence from Britain following the actions of Buhari ...

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PDP reacts as some members pass vote of no confidence on gov Makinde

The major opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has said it is disappointed in the action of some aggrieved members of the party. PDP said this while reacting to a vote of no confidence passed on Governor Seyi Makinde by some members of the party. It will be recalled that some angry members of the party had ...

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2023: Why APC will support Osinbajo-Gov Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, would support the presidential ambition of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. Sule said APC would support Osinbajo if he declares interest to contest for the president in 2023. The governor spoke while recieving members of the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) in Lafia, the state capital on Monday. ...

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