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APC accuses an unnamed political party of buying voter cards


The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused an unnamed political party of engaging in buying Permanent Voter’s Cards, PVCs, with a view to disenfranchising the owners of such cards, especially in opposition strongholds. In a statement issued in Lagos on Friday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party said while such purchased PVCs […]

Obanikoro is a “desperate, sinking man” in need of psychiatric help. – Bode George

Agbaje, Bode-George and Obanikoro

Chief Olabode George, leader Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state has said former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro is a “desperate, sinking man” in need of psychiatric help. In a statement issued by the PDP chieftain on Thursday he said Obanikoro has been unable to take his defeat at the governorship […]

How Doyin Okupe Shot GEJ In The Leg On Twitter


Iranlowo Okere yi ko ye wa! We remain committed to helping Nigeria defeat Boko Haram, rescue Chibok girls – US


The United States in Abuja restated its commitment to helping the Federal Government of Nigeria in fighting agaist Boko Haram and other extremist organisations in Nigeria. The the Public Affairs Department embassy in Nigeria issued this statement. The department said the U.S. government has also restated its commitment to support Nigeria’s efforts to” rescue the […]

Rumour that i was arrested by EFCC is a “false, malicious, mischievous, and a campaign of calumny.” – Dr. Ortom

Aviation Agencies Not Funding My Guber Ambition – Minister

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship flag bearer in Benue State, Dr Samuel Ortom, on Thursday declined insinuations on the social media that he had being arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), describing the reports as, “false, malicious, mischievous, and a campaign of calumny.” Terhav Agerzua, media, aide to Ortom, said, it […]

Jumat Prayer In Minna: How Police rescued two students in hijab from being lynched by the mob, suspected of being suicide bombers

Central mosque Minna

Two female undergraduate students of the Federal University of Technology (FUT) Minna, Friday, were nearly lynched to death by irate members of the public when they were suspected and accused of being suicide bombers. The students who were dressed in hijab (Islamic apparel for women) were returning to resume school when some members of the […]

The Unity Of Purpose: Why i insists Ndigbo are better off in APC – Okorocha


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has called on Ndigbo to imbibe team spirit and unity of purpose in the quest to place Southeast at the mainstream of Nigerian politics, arguing that the Igbos were better off in the All Progressives Congress (APC) than anywhere else. Disclosing this when he received Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, Imo […]

OSUN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: Aregbesola Appears at Election Petition Tribunal…


OSUN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: My Witnesses Haven’t Dissapointed Me – Aregbesola

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal 2014

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said none of his witnesses before the state Election petition Tribunal hearing the petiton challenging his re-election has ever dissapointed him. He spoke on Friday after he attended the tribunal proceedings, as All Progressive Congress (APC), the second respondent open defence against the petition. The […]

Excellent Mind: 12 minutes of Prof Yemi Osinbajo with @actnowng on Policy Change. [Video]


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