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Ekweremadu

Whistle-blower Arrested Over False Tip-off On Ekweremadu Granted Bail

A Gudu Upper Area court in Abuja has granted bail to Ahmed Echoda, a businessman, who allegedly gave false information to the Police about Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu's guest house.

Murder In The Church (Part 1), By Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, in this essay allegedly expose those behind the collapse of a building at the Synagogue Church of All Nations.

All PDP Chieftains In Kebbi Cross Over To APC

Kebbi State Chairman of the PDP Bello Doya, all 21 local government chairmen of the party, wards executives, and House of Assembly members have all joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Buhari Speaks With Osinbajo Daily – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari speaks daily with acting President Yemi Osinbajo.
Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode Seeks TB Joshua’s Prayer For Birth Of Oduduwa Republic

Former Minister of Culture and Tourism, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on the General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations Pastor T.B. Joshua, to pray for the Yorubas to have their own nation.
Dokpesi

AIT Owner, Dokpesi, Forms New Political Party

Founder of Daar Communications Plc., owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM, Raymond Dokpesi, has launched a new political party: Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA).
Omokri

#LondonAttacks: Buhari Should Tell Nigerians He Is Safe – Omokri

Former presidential aide has called on the President Muhammadu Buahri administration to give Nigerians an update on the president's safety amid the terror attacks in London.

Leaked Tape A Product Of Satanic Collabo Between Adeyemi, SR – Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has dismissed the audio tape linking him with corruption, claiming it is the handiwork of Senator Smart Adeyemi, who he defeated in the 2015 election, and Sahara Reporters.

I’m Not A Liar, Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, has said being the face of the opposition for a long time was the reason most Nigerians perceive him as a liar.

Buhari’s Govt Won’t Succeed – Reno Omokri

Former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will not succeed because he failed in his private businesses.
Kashamu

Fayose Is Very Sick For Asking Buhari To Resign – Sen. Kashamu

Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP/Ogun West) has said that Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State is a misguided governor for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.

Those Asking For My Recall Not From Kogi West – Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has stated that those asking for his recall are not members of his senatorial district, amid political crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State.

Court Orders AGP, Army To Produce WHO Consultant

An Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigerian Army to produce Mohammed Abba, a medical doctor, who was accused of link with Boko Haram terrorists.
Oshiomhole

2017 Budget Will Be Signed Soon – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed confidence that the 2017 Appropriation Bill will be signed into law by the Executive arm of government very soon.

Political Parties Vow To Resist Planned Fuel Price Hike

The Conference of the Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has warned the Senate and the Executive arm of government that it would resist any attempt to increase by N5 per litre fuel tax in the country.

Smart Adeyemi Asks NJC, DSS To Probe Melaye Over Leaked Tape

Smart Adeyemi, former Kogi West senator, has asked the NJC and the DSS to probe the judgment of the Kogi State Election Tribunal, which dismissed his petition against Senator Melaye.

Oshodi Relatively Calm, Peaceful – Police

The police in Lagos state have said that Mafoluku-Oshodi is relatively calm and peaceful, adding that the area is not boiling as being erroneously peddled on social media.

Bello’s Name Disappears From INEC List Days After Double Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the name of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has disappeared from its voter register.
Ngige

I’m Practicing Ojukwu’s Teachings, Ngige Tells Pro-Biafra Agitators

Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige says he is practicing what the late leader of Ndigbo, Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, taught the Igbos.
Kudirat Abiola

Nigerians Need To Work Hard To Achieve Change – Kudirat’s Daughter

Dr Hafsat Abiola-Costello, daughter of the late pro-democracy activist, Kudirat Abiola, has called on Nigerians to do their best to achieve the Nigeria of their dream.
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