Northern leader and national chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP), Balarabe Musa, has told Nigerians to protest against President Buhari’s administration.

A detained loyalist of former governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State, Mr. Jonah Okah, who was recently arrested and arraigned for alleged defamation, has accused Governor Seriake Dickson of being behind his ordeal. Okah made the allegation in Yenagoa on Monday.

Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied report that he has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against seeking re-election in 2019. Vanguard reports that the former president was reacting to the claim made by Alex Nwokedi, his former chief press secretary that Obasanjo had warned Buhari not to contest in the 2019 presidential election.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has said that he would go for a second tenure as governor of the state come 2019.
Umahi made the disclosure in Abakaliki at the weekend while addressing the people of Izzi Land during the 2016 Ojiji Izzi new yam festival.

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for genuine spirituality among Nigerians. Speaking at the Vatican City on Sunday after the canonization of Mother Theresa, Obi said that the life of St Theresa of Calcutta was an illumination of service to God through serving His people.

Senator Shehu Sani has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that the promised change may come late and cause the death of Nigerians before its arrival.
Buhari was elected on the expectation that he will bring change but he has received a lot of criticisms as the country receded into recession.


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Nigeria Indicts 300 Firms Over Fake Eontracts

Nigeria has indicted over 300 companies and prominent individuals, including serving and retired military officers, for defrauding the country of millions of dollars in fake contracts, the presidency said.

Flight Attendant Who Left Suitcases Full Of Coke At Airport Turns Herself In

The flight attendant who dropped two suitcases full of cocaine at Los Angeles International Airport — along with her Gucci shoes — before fleeing in panic turned herself in to authorities in New York on Wednesday, sources said.

How Food Shortages Drive Nigeria's Displaced From Host Families To Camps

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Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Appears In ‘New’ Video

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Badeh’s Trial Over Money Laundering Begins

The trial of the former Chief of Defence Staff,  Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh, has begun at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Badeh’s Trial Over Money Laundering Begins

The trial of the former Chief of Defence Staff,  Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh, has begun at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Rivers Violence Shameful, Buhari Laments

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has decried the violence that marred the Rivers State re-run elections, describing it as shameful.

Buhari said that he would address violence in subsequent elections.

Why EFCC Postponed Case Against Tompolo

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has postponed charging an ex-Niger Delta militant kingpin, Government Ekpemupolo, known as Tompolo, with fraud as he remains on the run almost three months after an arrest warrant was issued.

DSS Invasion Of Ekiti Assembly: Lawmakers Demand Apology, Threaten Lawsuit

Members of Ekiti State House of Assembly have demanded an apology from the Department of State Services (DSS) over the March 4, 2016, invasion of the House of Assembly and unlawful detention of a member of the House, representing Efon Constituency, Afolabi Akanni for 18 days.


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