Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has cautioned Nigerians not to cast their votes for those he described as ‘thieves’ whose main agenda, he said, was to come back and plunder the country blind. Osinbajo, who said that the electoral promises of the opposition party are mere lies, reiterated that Nigerians should reject the party and the people who looted the nation’s treasury for 16 years and reelect President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Madagali, Shuwa, Michika, Gulak and Baza towns in Adamawa State have fallen to Boko Haram insurgents again, SaharaReporters can report. SaharaReporters learnt that Boko Haram fighters overran the towns on Monday evening in their droves, chanting "Allahu Akbar", and are currently advancing to Michika in a similar style to how they captured the area in August 2014.
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The Lagos State House of Assembly may have ‘chickened out’ of the plan to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, following public outcry and condemnation of the move by Nigerians. The decision to jettison the planned impeachment was as a result of pressures from the Presidency, majority of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders, especially in Lagos and the intervention of some Southwest governors, who expressed concern over the timing of the impeachment and its possible consequences. As at yesterday, more are still condemning the move, even among the opposition parties who described the lawmakers’ action as not only ridiculous to democracy, but also servitude to their master and National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.
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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,SAN, over the failure to disclose specific names and details of contractors and companies that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects from 1999 to 2018. In the suit number FHC/L/CS/105/19 filed last week at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos,
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The helicopter company responsible for transporting VP Yemi Osinbajo to Kabba, Kogi State has issued a statement on the cause of the crash on Saturday. According to Caverton, the crash was ‘as a result of unusual weather conditions’. See the full statement
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A witness at the Osun tribunal, Adegboyega Rasaki Adeosun, has opened up as to why there was a rerun for the election - Speaking before the tribunal, Adeosun said the rerun was mandatory to prevent disenfranchisement of some electorate - According to him, the margin between the scores of the two leading candidates was less than the number of registered votes With post-electoral tussle ongoing at the tribunal following the 2018 Osun gubernatorial election, the state collation officer of the All Progressives
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The Muhammadu Buhari Presidential Campaign Council has allayed fears about the health of the president, saying he remained fit and even stronger than many Nigerian men. Deputy Director General of the Council, Arch Waziri Bulama disclosed this at the weekend while speaking with journalists in Abuja. “I think the President from the way he works in this campaign has shown that he is stronger than many average men in this country. This is a man at that age, flying from city to city and at least two cities every day of the week, commissioning projects, meeting traditional rulers,
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The Nigerian Police Force has released a statement regarding the stealing of pants for rituals which is prominent among young people across the nation. In a post made via the Force’ twitter page earlier today, it was revealed that the Force cannot investigate any case of pants stealing for rituals, except if it is directly linked to a case of murder or other related crimes Read Statement Below as shared on twitter:- Stealing of underwear for whatsoever reason is a recent phenomenon,
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