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    Leah Sharibu is alive, says Lai

Leah Sharibu is alive, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Leah Sharibu is not dead.Sharibu is the only Christian among the 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in February 2018.The other girls have since been freed.Almost one year later since Sharibu was abducted, there are reports saying she died in captivity.Speaking with journalists in Kwara [...]

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    Ekweremadu: Why I didn’t leave PDP

Ekweremadu: Why I didn’t leave PDP

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is now a party to contend with.Speaking during a programme on Urban 94.5 FM Radio, Enugu, the senator said working to ensure that the country enjoy a balanced democracy devoid of a one-party system was what informed his decision to remain in the PDP during its trying times.The deputy [...]

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    We’ll teach Atiku a lesson, says Tinubu

We’ll teach Atiku a lesson, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday told party supporters to vote using their index finger during the February 16 presidential election.Tinubu took voting education to the supporters of the party who gathered at the Teslim Balogun stadium, Sululere, for the mega rally of APC presidential campaign.The elder statesman told the people not to use [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates cancer treatment centre in Lagos

PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates cancer treatment centre in Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a cancer treatment centre in Lagos.According to Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), the centre which is located at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, is first of its kind in West Africa.The president, who was in Lagos for his re-election campaign, inaugurated the centre before heading to the venue of the rally.Among those at the event were [...]

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    Buhari: It’s our responsibility to throw corrupt persons into prison

Buhari: It’s our responsibility to throw corrupt persons into prison

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is the responsibility of his government to imprison those who enrich themselves at the expense of the country.Buhari said this at the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Lagos on Saturday.He said if re-elected, he would continue the fight against corruption and fulfill all the promises he made in 2015.“I assure you, [...]

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    Calling political opponents liars, looters ‘could trigger violence’

Calling political opponents liars, looters ‘could trigger violence’

The conference for peaceful election organised by ex-President Goodluck Jonatahn has warned African politicians against referring to their opponents in "unsubstantiated" names.The conference, chaired by Abubakar Abdulsalami, former head of state and chairman of the National Peace Committee, was attended by over 500 participants,  including former heads of state, members of the diplomatic community, development partners, the police and civil society [...]

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    SDP members who endorsed Buhari are desperate, says Gana faction

SDP members who endorsed Buhari are desperate, says Gana faction

The presidential campaign team of Jerry Gana, a former information minister, has rejected the endorsement of President Muhammadu by the Social Democratic Party (SDP).Speaking with journalists, Ike Neliaku, director-general of Gana's campaign, said those who endorsed Buhari in the Social Democratic Party (SDP) are hirelings.Yinka Oyebode, national spokesman of the SDP, had said the national executive council (NEC) of the [...]

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    ‘Victory is yours’ — oba of Lagos endorses Buhari

‘Victory is yours’ — oba of Lagos endorses Buhari

Riliwanu Akiolu, oba of Lagos, says President Muhammadu Buhari is a man of his words and will be victorious in the forthcoming presidential election.Akiolu spoke when Buhari and his campaign team visited his palace in Lagos Island on Saturday after arriving the state in continuation of the presidential rallies ahead of the February 16 election.The traditional leader, who noted that [...]

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    Northern elders endorse Buhari

Northern elders endorse Buhari

Kungiyar Dattawan Arewa Initiative (KDAI), a group of northern elders, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari's reelection bid.Aliyu Wamakko, senator representing Sokoto north; Paul Tarfa, retired major-general; and Sani Daura, former minister of agriculture; Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing Nasarawa west; and Paulen Tallen, former deputy governor of Plateau state; are members of KDAI.Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, Tarfa, convener [...]

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    Agbaje: Removing trucks from Lagos highways because of Buhari is wickedness

Agbaje: Removing trucks from Lagos highways because of Buhari is wickedness

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, says removing heavy-duty vehicles from highways due to President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state is hypocritical and wicked.Trucks, which had littered major roads in the state and hindered free flow of traffic, were evacuated few hours to Buhari's visit for his reelection campaign.Speaking at a town [...]

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