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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.
PDP Accuses Amaechi, Malami Of Plotting For Fresh Election In Rivers
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.
Easter: Goodluck Jonathan Sends Wishes To Nigerians
Jonathan Denies Collecting N50m From Wike
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has denied receiving a N50m incentive to convene the Peoples Democratic Party stakeholders' meeting.
I Do Not Have Any Security Vote, Says El-Rufai
Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday, said the state does not operate a similar system like the National Assembly when it comes to security votes.
Omisore
APC Government Lacks Political Will – Omisore
Chieftain of the PDP Senator Iyiola Omisore has said that the federal government under the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked the political will to deliver the dividends of democracy to Nigerians.
Chibok girls
Activists Protest 3 Years Of Chibok Girls Abduction In Lagos
Activists on Thursday took to the streets of Lagos to protest against what they called Federal Government's inability to secure the release of the Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram three years ago.
EFCC Storms Ex-President Jonathan’s Cousin’s Company
Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday raided facilities being developed by former President Goodluck Jonathan's cousin, Robert Azibaola, in Otakeme, Bayelsa State.
Osinbajo Bags Jagaban Adamawa Title
The Lamido Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa, has conferred on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the honorary title of Jagaban Adamawa.
NNPC
NNPC Sacks Officials, To Announce Replacements
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has confirmed the disengagement of officials linked with the missing 130 million litres of petrol.
NNPC
Former NNPC Director Rejects $50m Found In Lagos Apartment
Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, a former Director of the NNPC has denied ownership of the $50 million found in an apartment in Ikoyi Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Tinubu
Senator Adeola Denies N15b Found In Lagos Apartment
Senator Solomon Adeola has described as ''absolute lies'' an online report linking him to the ownership of N15 billion discovered by the EFCC in an apartment at Osborne Towers in Lagos.
Buhari
I Don’t Know The Cabals – VP Osinbajo
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that he does not know where the members of the cabal in the presidency are, but says he is looking for them.
Tribunal To Rule On Suit Against Obaseki’s Election On Friday
The Edo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal will on Friday rule on a joint suit of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2016 election.
Easter: Goodluck Jonathan Sends Wishes To Nigerians
Economic Growth Under Jonathan A Sham – Ajakaiye
Olu Ajakaiye, the President of Nigeria Economic Society (NES), has said the economic growth recorded during the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, was fake.
Jonathan Is A Famous Armed Robber – Jimoh Ibrahim
Former governorship candidate in Ondo state, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, has called former President Goodluck Jonathan a 'notorious armed robber with PhD.
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