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HURIWA Condemns Police Attack On Reporter
The Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the police attack of the deputy editor of Daily Post, Wale Odunsi.
Igbo Group In Diaspora Asks IPOB To Adopt New Name
An Igbo group in the Diaspora has proposed that IPOB changes its name to Zionist Movement of Jews in Africa South of the Sahara.
Leaked Memo To President Buhari Was Twisted, Kachikwu Says
Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, has said the leaked memo he sent to President Buhari was misunderstood by the public.
Fayose Calls Buhari Nepotist Over World Bank President’s Revelation
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state on Friday described President Muhammadu Buhari as a nepotistic president.
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Ogun PDP Consult Obasanjo, Mend Fences Ahead 2019
The reconciliation policy of the PDP as it prepares for the 2019 elections has taken it to the Abeokuta residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Muslims Request Deputy Governorship Slot Ahead 2018 Elections
The race for the governorship office in Ekiti state is heating up as the Muslims have requested for the deputy governorship slot.
IPOB Threat Empty – Nwoye
The APC candidate for the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state, Tony Nwoye, has dismissed the threat posed by IPOB members.
Buhari Tells Southeast Leaders To Be Patient With Aso Rock
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday told Southeast leaders that the region would benefit from his government's infrastructural drive.
Iran Deal Is Working, Says EU’s Mogherini
The EU’s top diplomat Federica Mogherini said Friday that the Iran nuclear deal was “working and delivering”, insisting President Trump cannot terminate it.
2019 Elections: Whole World Watching Us, Says Anyaoku
Nigeria Should Be Restructured Into Regions – Anyaoku
A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on Friday said Nigeria will fare better if it reverts to a regional style of government.
Trump Threatens To Pull Out Of Iran Nuclear Deal
US President Donald Trump on Friday disclosed his intention to decertify the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal brokered by his predecessor, Barack Obama.
Court Sends 45 Boko Haram Members To Jail In Niger
A Federal High Court in Kainji, Niger State, have sentenced 45 members of Boko Haram to between three and 31 years in jail.
Three Opposition Protesters Shot Dead In Kenya
Three people have been shot dead with two others sustaining injuries as opposition supporters clashed with police on Friday in western Kenya.
President Buhari To Attend APC Rally In Anambra (Photos)
President Buhari is set to attend the grand finale of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship campaign in Anambra State.
President Buhari Meets South East Governors, Leaders
President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders from the South-East are currently meeting behind close-doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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Gov Okorocha Denies Rift With President Buhari
The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Owelle Okorocha has dismissed reports of a rift with President Muhammadu Buhari.
2019 Elections: SDP's Jerry Gana Endorses Atiku For Presidency
Jerry Gana Insists Nigeria Will Never Breakup
Ex-Minister of Information and Culture Prof Jerry Gana has insisted that Nigeria will not breakup despite its many challenges.
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Junaid Mohammed Blames IBB For Aso Rock Clinic Poor State
Dr. Junaid Mohammed has blamed the poor state of the Aso Rock clinic on the way it was established by Gen Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd).
Makarfi Urges Osun PDP To Unite Ahead Of Gov Poll
The caretaker chairman of the PDP, Ahmed Makarfi, has said members of the party in Osun State need to unite in order to win the governorship poll in 2018.
President Buhari Not Desperate For Re-election – APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that the President Buhari-led administration was not desperate for a second term.

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