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#OsunDecides2018: I’ve Laboured So Hard, I’m Going To Win Says APC’s Oyetola

The candidate of the ruling APC in the ongoing Osun State governorship election Gboyega Oyetola, says he will win the election because he has laboured so hard.

#OsunDecides2018: Governor Rauf Aregbesola Votes

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on Saturday voted in the ongoing state governorship election.

Planting Moles In Rival Political Parties Normal, Makarfi Replies Wike

Ex-Governor of Kaduna State and presidential aspirant of the PDP Ahmed Makarfi has admitted that infiltration of opposition camps was normal in politics.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Saturday, September 22nd

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Saturday, September 22nd.

PDP Questions IGP’s Non-Withdrawal Of Aregbesola’s Security Aides

The Peoples Democratic Party has questioned the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris over the non-withdrawal of policemen attached to Governor Rauf Aregbesola ahead the Osun governorship election.
CBN Takes Over Skye Bank

CBN Takes Over Skye Bank, Changes Name To Polaris Bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc with immediate effect.

Buhari’s Minister Defends Decision To Skip NYSC

Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Friday defended his decision to skip the mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

INEC Clarifies Ban On Phone Usage Ahead Osun Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned politicians not to misinterpret its electoral rules for their selfish aims.

FG Ends Payment Of Fines By Nigerians With Dual Citizenship

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service to immediately end the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship.
Ambode Denies Rift With Tinubu

Oshiomhole Finally Speaks On Rift Between Ambode, Tinubu

National Chairman of the APC Adams Oshiomhole has stated that Gov Akinwunmi Ambode was not in embattled over the contention for Lagos Guber Ticket.

PDP BoT Split Over Support For Presidential Aspirants

All may not be well among the members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the PDP over their support for the party’s presidential aspirants.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Friday, September 21st

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, September 21st.

Women Fear Husbands, Sons May Die As Army Searches For Missing General In Jos...

The Nigerian army has commenced the evacuation of water from a mining pond at Dura, Du District, Jos South, in search of Idris Alkali, a missing retired Major General.

Buhari Never Met With New DSS DG Before Appointing Him?

President Muhammadu Buhari appeared to have met with the newly appointed Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Magaji Bichi, for the first time on Thursday.

Another Buhari’s Minister In NYSC Certificate Scandal

Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu did not take part in the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) upon his graduation.

You Can’t Arrest Senator Adeleke, Court Tells Police

Police have been restrained by a court in Osun state from arresting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Osun state governorship election, Ademola Adeleke.
Buhari Re-Appoints Amaechi Campaign DG For 2019 Elections

Buhari Re-Appoints Amaechi Campaign DG For 2019 Elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has named the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Director-General of his campaign organisation for his second term bid in 2019.
Ambode Vows To 'Deliver' Lagos For Buhari

Buhari Meets Ambode Behind Closed Doors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday held a meeting with Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State behind a closed door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Dogara Arrives PDP Headquarters, Submits Nomination Form

Speaker of the House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara, has submitted his nomination and expression of interest forms at the national headquarters of the PDP.

Exam Malpractice: Buhari’s Directive Does Not Exonerate Adeleke – Police

The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force Jimoh Moshood says President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive not to invite Senator Ademola Adeleke over his alleged malpractice does not exonerate the PDP candidate.
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