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Tambuwal keeps Reps in suspence on over defection rumor

tambuwall

Anxiety thickened at the House of Representatives on Tuesday over the suspected moves by the speaker, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party. The issue featured in most hushed discussions among members in Abuja, barely 24 hours after Tambuwal attended an All Progressives Congress meeting in his Sokoto home state on Sunday. The […]

Dokubo-Asari and $9.3m arms deal: APC writes an open letter to Jonathan

LAI AND ASARI

The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday wrote a letter to President Goodluck Jonathan alleging threats to its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari. In the letter which was signed by its National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the APC said Dokubo-Asari’s threat was contained […]

Re: Aregbesola Never Asked for A Rerun… Ti ogun e ni ba da ni lo’ju, a fi gba’ri ni

ogbeni to sure

My attention is drawn to a statement purportedly credited to Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola in Tribune Newspapers of Monday, 20th October, 2014 in his Reply to the petition filed by Otunba Iyiola Omisore and the PDP challenging his victory at the August 9th Governorship wherein they said Ogbeni prayed for a Rerun. My initial reaction […]

How I saved Adamawa from collapse -Fintiri

The sacked Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, has said before he took over the mantle of leadership from the impeached Governor, Murtala Nyako, the state was indebted to a liquid cash of over N12.8bn to just one bank and has depended on bank draft for salaries for the past three years. Fintiri, […]

Boko Haram: How Over 1,000 APC Women Protested Non-Release Of Chibok Girls

All Progressive Congress (APC)

Members of the women wing of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State poured out on the streets of Akure on Tuesday to protest the continued abduction of Chibok girls by the terrorist group, Boko Haram. The street-to-street protest, which hampered the free flow of traffic across the city, started with a procession from the […]

ATLAST! Pastor Adeboye reacts to $9.3m arms deal, says Oritsejafor is….

Adeboye and Oritsejafor

GENERAL Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, yesterday, defended the national president of the Christian Association, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, following the controversy surrounding the seizure of $9.3 million arms purchase funds by South Africa. Pastor Adeboye who spoke in London during an ecclesiastical visit said, “Pastor Ayodele […]

FINALLY! Group drags FG to International Criminal Court over $9.3 arms deal

Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan and members of his cabinet may be forced to a trial at the International Criminal Court, ICC, for ‘complicity’ in the Boko Haram narrative following a non-profit group’s application demanding a United Nations probe. The United State-based Nigerian group, #NigeriaUnite, in a petition sent to the UN Secretary General on September […]

AREGBESOLA DID NOT ASK FOR ELECTION RE-RUN IN OSUN – APC

Aregbesola-and-Omisore

All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun has categorically denied that its victorious candidate at the August 9, 2014 gubernatorial election, incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola in any document asked the Election Tribunal sitting in Osogbo for a re-run of the contest he won without a doubt. The party was reacting to a newspaper […]

#OpenLetter: “Don’t Contest 2015 Election” – Prominent Islamic Cleric Warns Buhari

Sheik Ahmed Gumi warns Buhari not to contest 2015 election

A Kaduna-based renowned Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has called on a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, not to contest the 2015 presidential election. The cleric rather suggested that Mr. Buhari should back a younger person to run for the position. In an open letter to the former head of state, posted on his […]

Every Day Jonathan Ceases to Fire, Nigeria’s North Loses More Territory to Terrorists (2)

Boko sibling

As the momentum increased; as Nigerians sang a victory song; as we tweeted and posted the hashtag: #VictoryForNigeria; suddenly as had been predicted and as had been the way over and over throughout the past six years of the Jonathan-Ihejirika and now Jonathan-Minimah/Badeh command of the Nigerian war on Boko Haram, the Jonathan government suddenly […]

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