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Suspected Bandits Kill Policeman, Abduct Five Others
Save Our Kinsmen From Herdsmen, Tiv Group Urges Buhari
The Tiv Diaspora Forum has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end the senseless attacks and killings of their kinsmen by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
2019 Elections: AD Guber Candidate Steps Down For Umahi In Ebonyi
PDP Congratulates Winners Of Ebonyi LGA Polls
The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the newly elected council chairmen in Ebonyi state.
Anambra Elections: Uba Brothers, Umeh File Petitions
Umeh Condemns Delay In Anambra Senatorial Rerun Election
Victor Umeh, fomer national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has criticised the delay in the conduct of the Anambra central senatorial rerun election.
Kano To Probe Emir Sanusi Over Alleged Misappropriation
Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Agency (KSPCACA) says it is ready to begin investigation into the alleged misappropriation of billions of naira by the Muhammadu Sanusi-led emirate council.
Senator Isiaka Adeleke Buried In Ede (Photos)
The first Governor of Osun state, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who died in the early hours of Sunday, has been buried. He was buried according to Islamic injunctions amidst wails and tears.
NASS Includes Second Abuja Airport Runway In 2017 Budget
The National Assembly has included a budget in the 2017 Appropriation Bill, for the construction of a second runway for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
APC
Tinubu Did Not Make Me APC National Chairman – Oyegun
John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman of the APC, has disclosed that former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu,was not responsible for his emergence as National Chairman of the ruling party.
Use All You Have To Rescue Chibok Girls, Ezekwesili Tells Buhari
The former minister of education has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to do all he can to rescue the remaining Chibok girls from Boko Haram's captivity.
Akeredolu Won Ondo APC Guber Primary, Supreme Court Rules
Adeleke’s Political Expertise Endeared Him To Many– Akeredolu
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has described the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke as a consummate gentleman whose brand of politics endeared him to many.
Igbos Punished For Not Supporting Buhari In 2015 – Odom
Former Minister of Environment, Housing and Urban Development, Chuka Odom, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of punishing Igbos for refusing to support him during the 2015 election.
Jonathan
Jonathan Saddened Over Adeleke’s Demise
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is saddened over the death of Isiaka Adeleke, a former governor of Osun state and Senator representing Osun West in the National Assembly.
Replace Babachir With Onu, Ex-Gov. Attah Urges Buhari
Former Akwa Ibom State Governor Victor Attah has urged President Buhari to appoint Ogbonnaya Onu as SGF, to replace Babachir David Lawal.
Jonathan
PDP Apologises To Goodluck Jonathan Over Sheriff
The Northeast leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has apologised to former President Goodluck Jonathan over the action of the party's National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.
Gov. Ajimobi Shocked Over Sen. Adeleke’s Death
Death of the first civilian Governor of Osun State Senator Isiaka Adeleke is shocking, disheartening and sad, according to Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi.
Catholic Bishop Accuses Buhari Of Supporting Herdsmen
Rt. Rev. Williams Avenya, the Catholic Bishop of Gboko, Benue State, has condemned the invasion of his home and his parish by soldiers allegedly working on the instruction of the federal government.
Kukah
Buhari Still Stuck In Military Mindset– Bishop Kukah
Bishop Matthew Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has said that President Muhammadu Buhar's fight against corruption lacks a clear strategy and “proper understanding of the enemy”.
Tears Rain In Ede As Senator Isiaka Adeleke Dies
Former governor of Osun state and serving senator, Isiaka Adeleke, has died aged 62, Concise News has reliably gathered.
Gov. Bello Wants Me Dead– Dino Melaye
The Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly Dino Melaye has alleged that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State is plotting to assassinate him.
National Chairman of APC John Odigie-Oyegun/Photo: The Guardian
APC, UPP Clash Over Alleged Rigging Plan In Anambra
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is plotting to rig November's governorship poll in Anambra state.
APC
Oyegun Begs Nigerians To Vote Buhari in 2019
Tha National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has urged Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 for a second term.

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