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APC
Provide Bailout For FCT Councils, APC Chieftain Tells Minister
APC Chieftain Tanko Abari has pleaded with the Minister of the FCT to give lifelines to the six area councils in the FCT, to enable them pay salaries.
Buhari’s Administration Is Managed By Criminals – Dino Melaye
Senator Dino Melaye has described President Muhammadu Buhari's administration as a criminocracy run by inexperienced people.
Obaseki Visits Families Of Women Killed By Herdsmen (Photos)
Governor Godwin Obaseki has paid a condolence visit to the families of two women who were allegedly murdered by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Edo state.
Doctors Protest Half Salaries In Osun, May Go On Strike
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Osun state chapter on Thursday staged a protest to demand the stoppage of payment of half salaries to doctors.
Fani-Kayode
Fani-Kayode Apologises To Kate Henshaw Over Essay On Biafra
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has apologised to actress Kate Henshaw over the essay he wrote responding to her supposed comment on Biafra.
I Sacrificed My Ambition For Buhari In 2015 – Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki has revealed that he dropped his presidential ambition in 2015 in order to support President Muhammadu Buhari
Yorubas Are Not Cowards, Reno Omokri Tells Igbos
Media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has advised Igbos to stop seeing people from the Southwest as cowards.
Masari
I’m Really Proud Of Buhari’s Achievements – Governor Masari
Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, on Wednesday said he is very proud of President Muhammadu Buhari's achievements in the past two years.
APC
Advise President Buhari To Resign, Lere Olayinka Tells Ojudu
Media aide to Governor Fayose, Lere Olayinka, has told the Presidential Adviser on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu to advise Buhari to resign.
Kate Henshaw
Nnamdi Kanu, Biafra And Kate Henshaw’s False Premise, By Fani-Kayode
Former Minister of Aviation and supporter of the leader of IPOB Nnamdi Kanu, Fani-Kayode, in this essay criticises actress Kate Henshaw for a view she allegedly shared about Biafra.
Anti-Open Grazing Bill Nears Passage In Taraba Assembly
An executive bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in Taraba on Wednesday passed second reading in the State House of Assembly.
Mueller Report: ‘Numerous’ Links Discovered Between Trump Campaign, Russia
Donald Trump To Announce Climate Decision In Few Days
US President Donald Trump has said that he would soon declare his decision concerning the Paris Accord agreement, amid media reports that he would withdraw.
Tata
Police Deny Re-arresting PDP Chieftain, Tata
The Katsina state police command, Isah Gambo has said it did not re-arrest Abdullahi Umar Tsauri popularly called Tata but only invited him for questioning.
Ganduje
Governor Ganduje Condemns Kidnapping Of Lawmaker
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has condemned the kidnapping of a member of the Federal House of Representatives, Garba Durbunde.
Why Nigeria Needs 'Deliverance From Demons Of Hell' - Fani-Kayode
Sagay’s Call For Dasuki Release Great News – Fani-Kayode
Femi Fani-Kayode has said the call for the release of ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki and the leader of IMN Ibrahim El-Zakzaky by Prof. Itse Sagay is good news.
Benue Lawmakers Choose Speaker
Benue Assembly Passes ‘Rural Transformation’ Budget
The Benue State House of Assembly has passed the budget for the 2017 fiscal year, tagged ''Budget of Rural Transformation.''
House of Reps Member, Hon. Garba Durbunde, Abducted
The member of the House of Representatives representing Sumaila/Taka federal constituency of Kano state, Garba Durbunde has reportedly been kidnapped.
Police Search For Perpetrators Of Violence At APC LG Primaries
Police has said they are on the hunt for perpetrators of the violence at Shogunle during the APC primaries for councillors in Oshodi, Lagos.
Drug
Group Seeks Establishment Of Special Court For Corruption
YIAVHA, a non governmental organisation, has urged the federal government to set up a special court to handle corruption cases.
My Successor Will Come From Ogun West – Amosun
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state has revealed that the next governor of the state would come from Ogun West senatorial district.
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