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19 Jan 2019
The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP, Kingsley Moghalu said if he is elected as president he will put an end to persistent strike by Nigerian university lecturers. "I will end ASUU strike in Nigeria," Moghalu stated this during the 2019 presidential candidate debate held at Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel,…
19 Jan 2019
The opposition People's Democratic Party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar said he shunned the presidential debate because the ruling All Progressives Congress candidate President Muhammadu Buhari who is "at the helm of the affairs of the nation is not present to defend himself or his policies." "We came here for a Presidential debate, not a candidacy…
19 Jan 2019
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), other institutions and stakeholders to strictly adhere to electoral rules as the only way to achieving free, fair and credible 2019 general elections in the country. Kogi State Chairman of NUJ, Momohjimoh Adeiza stated this at a one day Community Dialogue…
18 Jan 2019
The Imo chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress has suspended Governor Rochas Okorocha for anti party activities barely a month to election. “A letter by the Imo State chapter of the APC signed by the chairman conveying the suspension to the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole regretted that Okorocha who is…
18 Jan 2019
The United State's chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said the visit of the opposition People's Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar to the country doesn't cleanse him of the alleged corruption allegations against him. “The questionable character of the individual does not evaporate because he has stepped on the soil of America,” Adeshegun Labinjo, chairman,…
15 Jan 2019
His Imperial Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom has stated that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is the true fighter of corruption in Nigeria. The traditional ruler disclosed this on Monday while receiving the PDP's candidate and party Chieftains in his Palace…
14 Jan 2019
When the Action Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate was first introduced at the Lagos governorship debate, the applause wasn't rapturous. Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi was just another name to some, perhaps a welcome distraction to the real debate between the 'main contestants': the ruling All Progressives Congress Babajide Sanwo-Olu, whose face is unmistakable with the deluge of…
14 Jan 2019
The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) and former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu has rated Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari administration a 'complete failure.' "He is a complete and utter failure in government," Moghalu said on Channels TV's Rubbin' Minds on Sunday. "Nigeria is broken as a…
13 Jan 2019
The crisis rocking Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dated back to September 2017, when then Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose picked his deputy, Prof Kolapo Olusola as the party’s anointed governorship candidate, though primary election had not been fixed. The other aspirants, including former Minister of State for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, Senate…
11 Jan 2019
Residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to ensure that the upcoming general elections were free, fair, credible and well conducted in a peaceful atmosphere. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews, the residents charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to maintain neutrality…
5 Jan 2019
The Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, has begun his third term senatorial campaign with a call on Nigerians to vote President Muhammadu Buhari, to complete his good work beyond 2019. Adamu (APC), made the call on Saturday in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Adamu, a former governor of the…
3 Jan 2019
Acting on the strength of an invitation forwarded to me by the Nzuko Umunna/Aka-Ikenga and Core Federalists Group, the organisers of a Handshake Across Nigeria Summit, I took a trip on Monday, November 20, 2019 to the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos venue of the programme.

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