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GEJ May Contest And Win 2019 Elections; Dele Momodu Warns APC
Former presidential candidate on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Dele Momodu, has predicted the second coming of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
Merkel Announces Bid For Fourth Term Amid Criticism
Merkel has announced that she will run for a fourth term in office in next year's general elections. She is contesting for office again in order “to serve Germany…in these difficult and uncertain times.”
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Merkel To Announce Fourth Term Bid Today
German Chancellor Merkel is expected to announce her bid for re-election today Sunday in a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals as a sign of stability following poll triumphs for Brexit and Trump.
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Jibrin: Dogara Lied About Cars Bought For Lawmakers
Jibrin accused Speaker Dogara of lying that vehicles bought for lawmakers were meant for oversight activities. He noted that it couldn't have been possible as over 80 per cent of oversight activities of the House are done in Abuja.
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Ondo Elections: Tinubu, SW APC Govs Absent As Buhari Rallies Support For Akeredolu
President Buhari on Saturday in Akure, Ondo, lauded Ondo APC gubernatorial aspirants for their loyalty to the party and supporting the party’s candidate.
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Ondo PDP Crisis: Jimoh Ibrahim Remains PDP Gov. Candidate As Court Adjourns Indefinitely
Things seems to be working in Jimoh Ibrahim's favor as the Special Panel of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Friday adjourned its proceedings indefinitely.
APC Will Rule Nigeria Beyond 2019 – Guru Maharaj Ji
Sat Guru Maharaj Ji has predicted that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will rule Nigeria beyond 2019 in spite of the internal crisis rocking the party.
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$29.9bn Loan Request: Saraki Says His Refusal Not Personal
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that his decision to stand by senate's refusal of FG $29.9bn loan request is not personal but in the interest of the nation.
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Senate Confirms Judges, INEC And NCC Nominees
The Upper Chamber confirmed the Presidential nominations for the Supreme Court, INEC, NCC, NDDC. The Senate also approved the bill to set up the National Poverty Eradication Commission during plenary on Thursday.
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Why I Decamped To The APC -Orji Uzor Kalu
Kalu said the move was made possible by friends and supporters who place premium on his political value, to contribute his quota to building the party in the South East and Nigeria.
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Atiku Haunted By Demons – El-Rufai
El-Rufai, in his response to Atiku's Transcorp accusations, has stated that he would not fold his arms while Atiku makes him a collateral damage in a bid to project his political image for 2019.
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Nigeria Will Likely Get Less Grants, Aids From Trump Administration – MAN
President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has said that, considering the conservative orientation of the Republicans, Trump-led US may reduce support in terms of grants and aids to Nigeria.
Compulsory Leave Not To Sack Workers, Says Aregbesola
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State in Nigeria's south-west region says his government has no plan to sack workers, following the compulsory leave order given recently.
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States To Get N20b For Infrastructure, Says Speaker
Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has said that each of the 36 states of the federation will get at least N20 billion from the Federal Government for infrastructural development.
FBI’s Comey Caused My Defeat, Clinton Tells Donors
Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blamed Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Director James Comey for her defeat in Tuesday’s presidential election.
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Edo State: Gov. Obaseki Promises Improved Welfare
The new governor has promised to utilise the agricultural potential of the state to improve on the living standard of the people. He also pledged to improve on the legacies of his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole.
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INEC To Use 1,500 Card Readers For Lagos Bye-Election
Over 1,500 card readers have been earmarked by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the Federal Constituency bye-election in Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos.
We Will Win Lagos Bye-election Again, Lagos APC Boasts
As the December 3 bye-election for Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency draws near, Lagos APC has expressed optimism that it would again win the election to replace late Hon. Elijah Adewale, an APC member.
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Edo State: Obaseki Succeeds Oshiomhole As Governor
Godwin Obaseki has been sworn in as Governor of Edo State in Nigeria's south-south region. He takes over from Adams Oshiomhole whose eight-year tenure elapsed on Friday.
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Obaseki Takes Oath Of Office Amid Tight Security In Edo
There is tight security within and around the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, as Edo State Governor-elect Godwin Obaseki prepares to take oath of office.
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