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Timi Frank
BDC Blames Politicians’ Cash-hoarding Activities For Scarcity Of Dollar
Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, the President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) said that the discovery of huge sums of money in Lagos has vindicated its members.
NAF Intensifies Manhunt For Gana, ISIS In Benue
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has launched a seven day aerial surveillance and bombardment operation code-named 'Operation Smoke Out' in Benue State.
Oshiomhole Lauds Judiciary Over Obaseki’s Victory At Election Tribunal
Former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has commended the judgment delivered by the Election Petitions Tribunal on the Edo 2016 Governorship Election, affirming Gov. Godwin Obaseki's mandate.
Nigeria Decides: Buhari, APC Behind Election Shift, Timi Frank Reveals
PDP More Organised Than APC – Timi Frank
Former National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Timi Frank has said that the crisis-ridden PDP is more organised than the ruling party, APC.
Jonathan’s Ex-Head Of Security, Obuah, Dies Of Heart Attack
The management of National Hospital Abuja have confirmed the death of Godwin Obuah, the former CSO to ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
Gov El-Rufai Earns More Than N500,000 – Shehu Sani
Senator Shehu Sani has called on Nigerians not to be deceived by Governor El-Rufai, adding that he receives more than N500,000 he disclosed monthly.
Buhari
Gov. El-Rufai Meets President Buhari At Aso Rock Villa
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has arrived the Presidential Villa ahead of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ex-Deputy Speaker Lauds Oyegun Over APC’s Peace Moves
Former Deputy Speaker of the Federal House of Rep, Chibudom Nwuche, has praised the APC for intervening in the fracas between the executive and legislative.
Group Warns Of Possible Renewed Farmers/Herdsmen Clash
A group Northern Youths Assembly of Nigeria (NYAN) has warned that the relative peace in Plateau State may be truncated if the government failed to curb the activities of herdsmen in the State.
Afenifere Tells Dogara And El-rufai To Focus On Fighting Corruption
Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has told Gov Naisr El-rufai and Speaker Yakubu Dogara to stop playing games and focus on fighting corruption.
Amaechi’s Aide Responds To Fayose’s Aide Over $50m Recovered Loot
The media aide of Rotimi Amaechi has called spokesman of Gov Ayodele Fayose a 'disgusting pig' over the allegation he made concerning the $50m recovered by EFCC.
Buhari Would Replace You Soon, MASSOB Tells VON DG
MASSOB has accused Osita Okechukwu, the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), of turning his back on Biafra agitation and Nnamdi Kanu.
Edo Election Tribunal Upholds Gov Obaseki’s Mandate
The Edo State governorship election tribunal has confirmed Godwin Obaseki as the elected governor of Edo State, therefore striking out the case brought before it by the PDP and Ize Iyamu.
Amaechi
Rotimi Amaechi Was Reckless With Rivers Money – Gov Wike
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says that former Governor Chibuike Amaechi spent the state's fund recklessly during his administration.
Keyamo
Amaechi Owns $50m Found By EFCC, Fani-Kayode Alleges
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that the $50million found by EFCC officials in a Lagos apartment belongs to Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi.
PDP Would Capitulate If Apkabio Leaves – Ex-Minister
Former Minister, Nduese Essien, believes the popularity of the PDP in Akwa Ibom State will drop if Senate Minority Leader Godswill Akpabio defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Fani-Kayode
The Rivers Of Blood In Asaba By Femi Fani-Kayode
This essay is about one of the most horrific events that has ever taken place in our history and one of the most graphic examples of ethnic cleansing that took place during our civil war, writes Femi Fani-Kayode.
Wike, Fayose Employed Jonathan To Scuttle PDP Peace Process – Sheriff
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, accused the Governors Nyeson Wike, and Ayodele Fayose of recruiting former President Goodluck Jonathan to scuttle the party.
Woman
Court Adjourns Jibrin’s Suit To April 28
Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, fixed April 28 to hear the suit of Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, filed to challenge his continued suspension from the House.
Jonathan
Jonathan Denies Collecting N50m From Wike
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has denied receiving a N50m incentive to convene the Peoples Democratic Party stakeholders' meeting.

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