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    Buhari heading to New York, to address UN assembly Tuesday

Buhari heading to New York, to address UN assembly Tuesday

President Muhammadu will depart Nigeria for New York on Sunday to participate in the 73rd session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73).UNGA73 officially opened on September 18.The theme of this year's session is "Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies."In a statement on Saturday, Femi Adesina, spokesman of [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Shittu lied! 1979 constitution did NOT contradict NYSC act

FACT CHECK: Shittu lied! 1979 constitution did NOT contradict NYSC act

On Thursday, it was revealed that Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, failed to participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. According to Premium Times, Shittu skipped the compulsory programme after graduating from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU), though he finished school below the required minimum age of 30.Upon graduation from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, [...]

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    Politicians shun INEC’s directive in Osun, engage in vote-buying

Politicians shun INEC’s directive in Osun, engage in vote-buying

Politicians from different parties engaged in vote-buying in Osun state on despite warnings from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The commission had vowed to curb the trend, threatening to prosecute those involved.As early as possible, voters trooped to polling units to cast their votes, while party agents, observers and security agencies were on ground to monitor the process.Party agents devised [...]

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    PDP agent arrested for vote-buying in Osun

PDP agent arrested for vote-buying in Osun

An agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been arrested for alleged vote-buying at ward 1, unit 1, Obada Ede local government area of Osun state.The agent whose identity was not disclosed was said to have brought out money openly, forcing security operatives at the unit to pick him up.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP in the election is [...]

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    LIVE: Vote count in progress as Osun elects new governor

LIVE: Vote count in progress as Osun elects new governor

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    ‘I don’t believe foreigners are involved in Nigeria killings’ – French envoy contradicts Buhari

‘I don’t believe foreigners are involved in Nigeria killings’ – French envoy contradicts Buhari

Denys Gauer, outgoing French ambassador to Nigeria, says he does not believe that foreigners are involved in the killings across the country.The French's envoy position contradicts that of President Muhammadu Buhari.Buhari had said that the killings are as a result of the influx of mercenaries from the Sahel region.“It has always been there, but now made worse by the influx [...]

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    PDP has slipped into panic mode, says Lai on Osun election

PDP has slipped into panic mode, says Lai on Osun election

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slipped into panic mode over the Osun state governorship election.The election is scheduled for Saturday.In a statement on Friday, Mohammed who is chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign council for the election, said the opposition party is jittery because it did not prepare for the poll.The [...]

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    PDP: Nine APC governors currently in Osun to rig Saturday’s election

PDP: Nine APC governors currently in Osun to rig Saturday’s election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says nine All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have invaded Osun state to rig Saturday's governorship election in favor of the APC.Ayo Fadaka, south west zonal publicity secretary of the party, said this in a statement on Friday.He accused the governors of causing disquiet in the state, saying this development is capable of leading to unforeseen [...]

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    Abdulsalami: 2019 polls must not lead to Nigeria’s disintegration

Abdulsalami: 2019 polls must not lead to Nigeria’s disintegration

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, says he will forever be an enemy of anyone who tries to hinder the democratic development of Nigeria or plunge the country into crisis.He said this at the maiden edition of General Abdulsalami Abubakar Foundation Peace Lecture, organised by the staff and students of the Abdulsalami Abubakar Post Graduate Students’ Hall of the University [...]

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    Tambuwal: Buhari desperate to perpetuate self in power

Tambuwal: Buhari desperate to perpetuate self in power

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being desperate to perpetuate himself in power.Tambuwal, who is a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this while meeting with delegates of the PDP in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state capital, on Friday.The aspirant, who defected from the All Progressives Congress to the PDP in August, said [...]

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