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Tag Archives: Nigeria

Buhari, Atiku not Nigerian citizens, says IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described President Muhammadu Buhari and PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as non-Nigerians. According to the group, both of them not qualified to rule Nigeria. IPOB said this while reacting to the altercation between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the nationality of each ...

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Obasanjo: Nigeria in danger, more divided than civil war era

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is saddened by  the current state of disunity in Nigeria, adding that Nigeria was not as divided as this during the civil war. Obasanjo said this while Speaking at a one-day ‘2019 annual retreat/conference and general meeting’ of members of Association of Chief Audit Executives of Banks in Nigeria (ACAEBIN) held at Park Inn, ...

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US accuses FG of using security agents to commit arbitral, unlawful killings

The United States has come down hard on Federal Government of Nigeria, accusing it of using security agents to commit arbitrary and unlawful killings. This was revealed in America’s recent report titled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” available on the Department of State website. The report, after x-raying Nigeria’s human rights record, alleged that the government had breached ...

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Buhari’s re-election a prove that Nigerians support his policies- Minister

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians. Abubakar made the remark at a high-level interactive dialogue on ‘Building Alliances for Social Protection Systems, Access to Public Services and Sustainable Infrastructure and the Empowerment of Women and Girls’ in ...

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Rivers Election Logjam: Army warns UK, others against interfering in Nigeria’s domestic affairs

The Nigerian Army has warned foreign governments against interfering in Nigeria’s domestic issues. It further described a statement made by United Kingdom, which accused the military of undue involvement in the governorship election in Rivers State as baseless and untrue. According to its spokesman,Col. Sagir Musa, any allegation against the army must be confirmed from appropriate quarters before jumping to ...

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Ambassadors say re-election of Buhari will boost Nigeria’s image

Some ambassadors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Feb. 23 presidential election, saying his re-election portends a positive image for Nigeria in the international community. The envoys are Amb. Hassan Hassan, Nigeria’s Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission in Nigeria’s Embassy in Washington D.C and Prof. Tijjani Bande, Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Others ...

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Elections: US congratulates President Buhari, Nigerians

The U. S. has congratulated Nigeria on its successful presidential election and President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, in a statement, noted the assessments of international and domestic observer missions affirming the overall credibility of the election. Pompeo said the United States’ assessment was “in spite of localised violence and irregularities”. He called on ...

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A vote for Atiku in 2019 is a return to a sordid corruption lading past, says Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said a vote for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 election is a return to “a sordid corruption lading past” The Minister stated this in Abuja when he paid advocacy visit to the Headquarters of Daar Communication Plc, owner of African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower ...

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There is enough to go round, says Duke after emerging SDP Presidential Candidate

Former Governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, has emerged Presidential Candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, for the 2019 general election. Duke polled 812 votes to defeat his close rival, former Minister of Information, Jerry Gana, who polled 611 votes at the party’s National Convention held at Old Parade Ground, Abuja. The Convention Returning Officer, Abdul Isiaq, declaring the ...

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Jonathan backs Mark’s Presidential bid, says Nigeria only existing superficially

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday threw his weight behind the Presidential ambition of David Mark, saying the former Senate President will strengthen the bond of unity in Nigeria. The former President, who hosted the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Aspirant in his Yenogoa residence, said Nigeria was in dire need of unity. Jonathan said that it would take a man ...

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