Governor Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, gave a hint that his son-in-law and former Chief of Staff, Uche Nwosu, will vie for the Imo State governorship on the platform of another party. Nwosu, who is also a governorship contender of the APC, and others who did not make it during the recent primary elections, would most likely quit the ruling party for another to pursue their ambitions.Okorocha said he would not stop any of his aggrieved loyalists from defecting.
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The National Chairman of Buhari/Ganduje Door-To-Door Campaign Organisation, Atiku Ahmad Dungurawa, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to honour an open debate invitation with the PDP presidential candidate and former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, arguing that Buhari had enough evidence to defeat Atiku hands down.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as Chairman of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), is to convene a consultation of Heads of State and Government of the LCBC . Buhari Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja, said the meeting of the Heads of State and Government of the LCBC would take place in N’Djamena, Chad, on
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joshua Lidani, the senator representing Gombe South in the National Assembly, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced on Wednesday on the floor of the Senate. Senator Ahmad Lawan announced the decision of the 64-year-old to join the APC during the Senate's plenary session on Wednesday.
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resident Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The President landed at the Air Task Force Base in Maiduguri at exactly 11: 02 am, and headed to the palace of the Shehu of Borno.
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Winner of the Osun gubernatorial election, Gboyega Oyetola was on Tuesday, sworn-in by the chief judge of the state, as President Buhari urged him to rule with fear of God. President Muhammadu Buhari has advised the new governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola to show concern to the women, children and youths in his administration He spoke at the inauguration ceremony in Osogbo, Osun State on Tuesday. Represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Buhari said that the Federal Government is solidly behind the development of the state. “Let me congratulate the new governor for his victory. This inauguration marks a peaceful transition from one government to another and demonstrates that our democracy is maturing. I thank the people of Osun State “I must however remind you to lead by example, rule with the fear of God and you should be a governor of all, paying attention to women, children and youths.
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Media Aide to Ayodele Fayose, the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka, has said that the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi will rather be left to his master, the devil, since he has refused to act like someone with godly mind since he started enjoying the benefits of the mandate the powers that be in Abuja helped him to steal. Olayinka, who was reacting to Fayemi’s statement yesterday, that he was not interested in probing Fayose and that he has left him in the hands God, said, “He (Fayemi) should rather be sincere enough to tell the public that he has checked all the books and found nothing incriminating against Fayose. In a statement issued on Tuesday, he described Fayemi’s new position that he was not interested in probing Fayose as an afterthought, saying; “After going through all the books and could not find anything incriminating, he is now saying he won’t probe, who is telling him not to probe?
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Fani-Kayode Hails Jonathan, Laments Economic Regression Under Buhari Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has lamented alleged economic regression under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration while hailing his immediate predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan. Taking to his verified Twitter handle, Fani-Kayode compared Nigerians economic situation under Jonathan and Buhari with the rest of Africa.
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