Friday, October 18, 2019

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    PDP reps: Mary Odili, Ngwuta, Rhodes-Vivour must be appointed to hear Atiku’s appeal

PDP reps: Mary Odili, Ngwuta, Rhodes-Vivour must be appointed to hear Atiku’s appeal

A caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the house of representatives says Mary Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour and three other senior justices of the supreme court must be appointed to hear the appeal of Atiku Abubakar.Atiku, PDP presidential candidate in the last election, had filed an appeal at the apex court to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari's victory [...]

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    PDP asks Buhari: Who funds your wife’s office?

PDP asks Buhari: Who funds your wife’s office?

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to explain the source of funding of the office of the first day being occupied by Aisha, his wife.In a statement on Thursday, the party also asked Buhari to explain the rationale behind the office despite his promise to scrap it.The party said the current administration is “extremely expensive” and urged [...]

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    APC: Buhari has ended era of private jets for govt officials 

APC: Buhari has ended era of private jets for govt officials 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says President Muhammadu Buhari has ended the era of public officials lavishing Nigeria’s commonwealth on expensive trips.The ruling party said unlike the era of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when public officials flew private jets or first class at will, Buhari's government is prudent with the nation's resources.The party said this on Thursday while reacting to [...]

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    ‘Aso Rock now a house of comedy’ — PDP taunts  Buhari

‘Aso Rock now a house of comedy’ — PDP taunts Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the feud between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, has "exposed the leadership failure of the president".Fatima had accused Aisha of attacking her inside the presidential villa but the wife of the president defended her action saying such happened because she was denied access to an apartment [...]

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    ICYMI: Nigeria becoming one-party state, says APC

ICYMI: Nigeria becoming one-party state, says APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says Nigeria is becoming a one-party state as a result of the irresponsibility of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement issued on Sunday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC national publicity secretary, said the PDP has become a joke because it failed to act as the main opposition party.He said the ruling party recognises the relevance [...]

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    PDP: Regulating online media is attempt to gag Nigerians

PDP: Regulating online media is attempt to gag Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the planned regulation of online media is an attempt by the government to gag Nigerians.Lai Mohammed, minister of information, announced that online news platforms will soon be regulated when he inaugurated a seven-man committee set up to implement reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) last Thursday.Mohammed said the reforms that will be implemented by the [...]

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    Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to redirect its invective on former President Goodluck Jonathan at President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.The party was reacting to a statement by the APC that the former president should not have denied the allegation that he rejected the British government's proposal to help rescue some of the [...]

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    Galadima: Buhari’s true colour was exposed after he got power

Galadima: Buhari’s true colour was exposed after he got power

Buba Galadima, elder statesman, says power has exposed the true colour of President Muhammadu Buhari.In an interview with New Telegraph, the former ally of the president said had Buhari worked for the real values he stood for in the past, the country would have made significant progress.He said after making many attempts to lead the country, Buhari achieved his aim [...]

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    APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former President Goodluck Jonathan should not have responded to the allegations of David Cameron, former UK prime minister.In his new book entitled: "For the Record", Cameron had accused Jonathan of not allowing the British government rescue some of the Chibok school who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014.But the former president described Cameron as [...]

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    Newspaper columnist withdraws from Kogi PDP campaign council

Newspaper columnist withdraws from Kogi PDP campaign council

Majeed Dahiru, a newspaper columnist, has announced his withdrawal from the governorship campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state.In a statement on Wednesday, Dahiru said his decision to withdraw as chairman of the public communications committee of the council was to allow him continue his role as an "advocate of good governance".The council was constituted after [...]

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    APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it can understand the "incurable shortsightedness" of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The ruling party said this in reaction to reports that the role of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being whittled down.In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) would now be under the ministry of [...]

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    Ganduje floors PDP opponent at tribunal

Ganduje floors PDP opponent at tribunal

The Kano state election petitions tribunal has upheld the victory of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Ganduje, who contested the last gubernatorial poll under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election but Abba Yusuf, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, challenged his victory.Yusuf had asked the tribunal [...]

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    PDP: Buhari’s broadcast has confirmed that Nigeria is in wrong hands

PDP: Buhari’s broadcast has confirmed that Nigeria is in wrong hands

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day address as an insult on Nigerians.In a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, described Buhari's broadcast as a “mockery of democracy which further confirmed that the country is in wrong hands".He said Buhari failed to address the key issues of freedom, social justice, constitutional order, rule of law, credible [...]

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    Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

The Kano state police command has deployed officers in strategic locations in the metropolis ahead of the judgement of the governorship election petition tribunal.TheCable reporter, who visited some areas of the state on Tuesday, observed that combined security forces comprising mobile police force and civil defense operatives were stationed at the state high court, venue of the tribunal.Abdullahi Haruna, command spokesperson, [...]

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    Impeached Bayelsa speaker kicks as Dickson congratulates new speaker

Impeached Bayelsa speaker kicks as Dickson congratulates new speaker

Tonye Isenah, the former speaker of the embattled Bayelsa house of assembly, says he is still in position even though Seriake Dickson, governor of the state, has congratulated his replacement.In a statement released on Monday evening by Fidelis Soriwei, his chief press secretary, Dickson said Monday Obolo, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 2, was elected [...]

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    Bayelsa speaker removed as gunshots rock assembly

Bayelsa speaker removed as gunshots rock assembly

Tonye Isenah, speaker of the Bayelsa state house of assembly, has been removed.Isenah was removed shortly after gunshots rocked the assembly over the crisis that broke out as a result of the refusal of Isenah to step down.Isenah had been under pressure to resign following the emergence of Douye Diri as gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for [...]

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