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    Ibom Air will soon commence international flight

Ibom Air will soon commence international flight

Plans are underway for IbomAir to begin scheduled flights on Cameroon-Nigeria route, according to Emmanuel Ekuwem, secretary to the government of Akwa Ibom state. Briefing reporters after the last state executive council meeting for 2019, Ekuwen said there’s a demand for Cameroonians to be connected directly to Lagos or Abuja instead of flying to Lome(Togo) before connecting a flight to Abuja [...]

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    ‘The church will fight for him’ — CAN defends Osinbajo on N90bn allegation

‘The church will fight for him’ — CAN defends Osinbajo on N90bn allegation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the church will defend for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in the N90 billion allegation levelled against him. Supo Ayokunle, CAN national president, made this known on Friday when he led a delegate of the association to visit Osinbajo. Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had alleged that Osinbajo mismanaged N90 [...]

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    Timi Frank to FIRS: Instead of suing me, apologise to Nigerians on N90bn ‘slush fund’

Timi Frank to FIRS: Instead of suing me, apologise to Nigerians on N90bn ‘slush fund’

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to stop its attempt to fool Nigerians. Frank had alleged that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo's trouble with the presidency started when it was discovered that he mismanaged N90 billion made available by the FIRS for 2019 election campaign purposes. But in [...]

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    ‘We don’t have that kind of money’– FIRS denies releasing N90bn to Osinbajo for election

‘We don’t have that kind of money’– FIRS denies releasing N90bn to Osinbajo for election

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it did not make N90 billion available to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for election campaign.  Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had alleged that Osinbajo started having issues when the presidency discovered that he mismanaged N90 billion allegedly made available by the FIRS for 2019 election campaign purposes. But in [...]

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    Timi Frank: Don’t expect much from these ministers

Timi Frank: Don’t expect much from these ministers

Timi Frank, a former deputy national publicity of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigerians should "lower their expectations for true dividends of democracy." Frank was speaking on the back of the swearing in of 43 ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Wednesday. In a statement on Thursday, the former APC spokesman called on Nigerians to brace up for [...]

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    Omokri seeks probe of APC leaders over Timi Frank’s ‘confession’

Omokri seeks probe of APC leaders over Timi Frank’s ‘confession’

Reno Omokri, former media aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) fabricated and spread lies which destroyed Nigeria’s economy. Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the APC, had alleged that the party deployed propaganda to bring down the government of Jonathan. In a statement, Omokri asked the EFCC and the ICPC to investigate President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu [...]

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    Timi Frank: We sabotaged Jonathan’s govt when I was in APC

Timi Frank: We sabotaged Jonathan’s govt when I was in APC

Timi Frank, a former deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he and some unidentified people sabotaged the government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement, Frank said in the build-up to the 2015 general election, many lies were fabricated against the former president. The former APC deputy spokesman urged some people he called imams, pastors and traditional rulers [...]

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    Timi Frank to senate: Reject 80% of nominees if you’re not rubber stamp

Timi Frank to senate: Reject 80% of nominees if you’re not rubber stamp

Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the senate should prove it is not "rubber stamp" and reject 80 percent of the nominees. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday sent a 43-man list of ministerial nominees to the senate, seeking their confirmation. In a statement on Wednesday, Frank said if the senators are patriots, 80 percent of the [...]

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    Timi Frank describes arrest of Atiku’s lawyer as witch-hunt

Timi Frank describes arrest of Atiku’s lawyer as witch-hunt

Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the arrest of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as a political witch-hunt by the APC. On Monday, the EFCC had arrested Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over alleged money laundering. In a statement on Tuesday, Frank [...]

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    NDF asks security agencies to question Secondus

NDF asks security agencies to question Secondus

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has accused Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of "beating the drums of war". Secondus had said there will be crisis if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) rigs in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC). But Bolaji Abdukadir, secretary-general of the group in a statement said such utterance was not justifiable [...]

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    ‘Check your blood pressure’ — Timi Frank taunts APC leaders over Atiku’s US trip

‘Check your blood pressure’ — Timi Frank taunts APC leaders over Atiku’s US trip

Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked leaders of the ruling party to check their blood pressure to "avoid unforseen circumstances" following the visit of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to the US. In a statement on Friday, Frank said this is because of the propaganda allegedly peddled against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate. The [...]

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    Timi Frank: Buhari violating peace accord through campaign of terror against opposition

Timi Frank: Buhari violating peace accord through campaign of terror against opposition

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given the national peace committee a 72-hour ultimatum to call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over "gross violation of the peace accord". The peace accord was signed by presidential candidates of different political parties ahead of the general election. In a statement on Thursday, Frank said failure to [...]

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    Timi Frank to UK, US: Buhari’s critics being hurled into jail, call him to order

Timi Frank to UK, US: Buhari’s critics being hurled into jail, call him to order

Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the US, UK, European Union and the UN to call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over alleged harassment of the opposition. Frank made the appeal in a statement he issued on Thursday. The former deputy spokesman of the APC said there is a "plot to arrest" Nnamdi Okonkwo, [...]

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    Timi Frank to Abdulsalami committee: Persuade Buhari to sign electoral bill into law

Timi Frank to Abdulsalami committee: Persuade Buhari to sign electoral bill into law

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the national peace committee to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2018 electoral bill into law. The peace committee is headed by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state. Frank said the new electoral bill will not only ensure a free, fair and credible election, [...]

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    Osinbajo given 7 days to resign over N5.8bn ‘illegal approval’

Osinbajo given 7 days to resign over N5.8bn ‘illegal approval’

Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to resign. In a statement on Monday, Frank said the vice-president is unfit to continue in office over his approval of N5.8 billion for National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Osinbajo gave the approval when he was the acting president. The money was meant for the north-east [...]

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    Timi Frank asks Okorocha, Yari, Amosun to defect from ‘house of deception’

Timi Frank asks Okorocha, Yari, Amosun to defect from ‘house of deception’

Timi Frank, ex-deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun to ditch the ruling party. He also advised Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, and Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers south-east, to join the next batch of defectors from the APC. In a statement on Friday, Frank said Nigerians will soon [...]

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