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    VIDEO: Kamalu, Liman, Ofodile… air force showcases the unsung Nigerian ‘women of war’

VIDEO: Kamalu, Liman, Ofodile… air force showcases the unsung Nigerian ‘women of war’

The saying, "what a man can do, a woman can do better", is perhaps, not be better demonstrated than in a video showing female officers of the Nigerian air force (NAF) doing what they know how to do best.The video, released by Ibikunle Daramola, director of public relations information, NAF, documents the increasing active participation of female officers in various [...]

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    Fresh crisis rocks APC as legal adviser accuses Oshiomhole of hijacking his office

Fresh crisis rocks APC as legal adviser accuses Oshiomhole of hijacking his office

The internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a new dimension as Babatunde Ogala, national legal adviser of the party, has accused Adams Oshiomhole of hijacking his office.In an internal memo dated November 6 seen by TheCable and addressed to Oshiomhole, Ogala accused the national chairman of denigrating the party’s legal department.This is coming weeks after Oshiomhole [...]

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    INEC confirms Tambuwal as PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto

INEC confirms Tambuwal as PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, has been confirmed as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.Festus Okoye, national commissioner and chairman, information and voter education, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), made the confirmation while speaking with New Telegraph,.Tambuwal’s name was reportedly missing from the list released by INEC for the 2019 governorship election.Manir Dan’iya was said [...]

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    Privatise NNPC, raise GDP to $900bn, cut taxes… inside Atiku’s policy document

Privatise NNPC, raise GDP to $900bn, cut taxes… inside Atiku’s policy document

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has plans to embark on partial privatisation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), TheCable can report.The former vice-president also plans to sell all four national refineries, and cut corporate income tax to be one of the lowest in Africa.According to the Atiku Abubakar policy document seen by TheCable, the [...]

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    Saraki’s aide says trending audio of senate president was doctored

Saraki’s aide says trending audio of senate president was doctored

Olu Onemola, aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki on new media, says a trending audio recording of his principal is fake.In the recording, Saraki was quoted as saying he spent between N200 million and N400 million in each of 30 states on the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.The senate president also purportedly accused Buhari of punishing the people of [...]

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    Buhari to showcase achievements as 2019 campaign kicks off

Buhari to showcase achievements as 2019 campaign kicks off

President Muhammadu Buhari will showcase his achievements and projections for the next four years to Nigerians on Sunday.Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, said the event for the presentation is themed "The Next Level".Keyamo said the event would hold at banquet hall of the presidential villa from 5pm to 8pm and beamed live on some television [...]

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    ‘APC sending wrong signals about 2019 polls’ — Saraki reacts to Kwara bye-election

‘APC sending wrong signals about 2019 polls’ — Saraki reacts to Kwara bye-election

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the "open intimidation and harassment of voters" in the Kwara house of representatives bye-election is sending a wrong signal ahead of the 2019 general election.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Raheem Ajuloopin, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the bye-election in Ekiti/Oke-Ero/ Irepodun/Isin federal constituency.He polled 21,236 votes to defeat his closest [...]

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    The demons tormenting Nigeria

The demons tormenting Nigeria

Dr. Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria (NBS), recently tweeted that the bureau’s unemployment report was being delayed by funding issues. He was reacting to insinuations that the delay was because the Buhari administration wanted to hide the current unemployment figures, given the implications for the 2019 elections. However, those familiar with the [...]

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    PDP loses first election to APC in Kwara after Saraki’s defection

PDP loses first election to APC in Kwara after Saraki’s defection

Raheem Olawuyi Ajuloopin, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kwara house of representatives bye-election, has won the vacant seat for Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Irepodun/Isin federal constituency.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared him the winner with 21,236 votes.INEC chief returning officer, Abimbola Adesoji, a professor, said Saheed Damilare Alatise of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 18,095 votes.The [...]

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    Police officers protest lack of accommodation in Imo

Police officers protest lack of accommodation in Imo

Scores of operatives from the counter terrorism unit of the Imo state police command blocked the Owerri/Orlu road in the state capital on Saturday to protest lack of accommodation.According to PUNCH, the operatives who were demonstrating for the second day in a row caused traffic gridlock and panic in the area.The demonstrators, who reportedly wore masks to hide their identities, set [...]

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