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    Olunloyo: Patience Jonathan should apologise to Nigerians

Olunloyo: Patience Jonathan should apologise to Nigerians

Kemi Olunloyo, a Us-trained pharmacist and daughter of one-time governor of Oyo state, wants Patience Jonathan to apologise to Nigerians over the comment she made about Muhammadu Buhari at a PDP rally in Kogi state. The first lady had alleged that Buhari was unfit to lead Nigeria because his “brain was dead”. Olunloyo believes that such a comment is underserving of Jonathan [...]

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    Shekau claims Baga raid, says GEJ ‘is in trouble’

Shekau claims Baga raid, says GEJ ‘is in trouble’

Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, says he is responsible for the attack on Baga, speculated to be the deadliest in the history of the sect after reportedly gulping more than 2,000 lives. Although the military put the death toll at 150, Amnesty International later released evidence contradicting the claim and showing that many more were killed. In a video released on Youtube, [...]

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APC accuses Jonathan of violating non-violence pact

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of violating the non-violence pact he signed alongside other presidential candidates in Abuja last week. The party alleged that the president violated the pact by acceding to the provocative death-wish-for-Buhari advert sponsored in his name by Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, on Monday. ''But for our party's ceaseless enlightenment of our members [...]

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    Buhari no match for Jonathan’s achievements, says PDP

Buhari no match for Jonathan’s achievements, says PDP

Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, cannot boast of any development project in any sector of the economy during his regime as head of state, the Peoples Democratic Party has said. Speaking on Monday through its spokesman, Olisa Metuh, the party argued that “when juxtaposed with the performance of President Goodluck Jonathan’s democratically elected government, it becomes clear that [...]

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    Buhari, the lion killer, MEND attempted assassination of Jonathan, Jos burning of Jonathan’s campaign vehicle,Oshoala’s award… 10 top things events of last week

Buhari, the lion killer, MEND attempted assassination of Jonathan, Jos burning of Jonathan’s campaign vehicle,Oshoala’s award… 10 top things events of last week

2015 general election campaign has started in earnest, the political pendulum has begun to swing, everyone is lending his or her weight to one candidate or the other. No one wants to be outdone in the race for a better Nigeria. Here are 10 things that happened last week as signals for the general election and beyond: BUHARI BECOMES A LION [...]

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    PDP: Amaechi’s mutiny comments unpatriotic

PDP: Amaechi’s mutiny comments unpatriotic

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned politicians, particularly Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, against undue involvement with matters of discipline in the army. Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the party, who said this on Wednesday, maintained that such matters are within the purview of military authorities. He urged politicians not to make comments that encourage indiscipline and disobedience. Metuh said that during the [...]

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    New ‘Abubakar Shekau’, new national heroes… 10 things we witnessed in Nigeria last week

New ‘Abubakar Shekau’, new national heroes… 10 things we witnessed in Nigeria last week

From the national honours award ceremony and the 54th Independence Day celebrations to the declaration of Muhammadu Buhari’s intention to contest the 2015 presidential election and the discovery of the first Ebola case in the United States, here is an overview of last week's leading headlines. CELEBRATING UNSUNG HEROES The week kicked off on a jolly note with the national honours award [...]

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2015: Katsina APC to support Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state says it will purchase the party’s expression of interest and nomination forms for presidential election in 2015 for Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa, the state party chairman made the disclosure during a press briefing in Katsina on Thursday. He said the party reached the decision at a meeting of the state executive [...]

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    Buhari’s candidature ‘shortcut to victory’ for APC

Buhari’s candidature ‘shortcut to victory’ for APC

An All Progressives Congress (APC) group known as APC Support Group has endorsed General Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for the 2015 presidential election. In a statement titled 'APC Presidential Candidate 2015, a Case by APC Support Group', the group described the former head of state as a “veracious personality”. “General Muhammadu Buhari is a veracious personality, an African political icon; his [...]

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