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Buhari will not show up for presidential debate- Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will not attend the presidential debate billed to hold on January 19, 2019. The President of the Senate said this in Abuja on Thursday where the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was billed to …

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Lai Mohammed: APC has no favoured candidate in Kwara

The minister of Information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that all the 13 governorship aspirants of the party in the state will go through primaries, saying that the party has no favoured candidate among the contenders. “We have not and do not intend to predetermine who our candidate will …

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‘Mandatory use of identity numbers begins in January’

The Federal Government has said that the mandatory use of the National Identification Number [NIN] will come into full force on January 1, 2019. This followed last week’s approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) of the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for a new Digital Identity Ecosystem, the …

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‘APC, PDP taken over by impunity’

A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade, lambasted the PDP and the All Progressives Congress, noting that both parties had been taken over by impunity and it was necessary for him to leave. Gemade, who stated this on Tuesday, said that the same reasons that …

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Nigeria @58 to be marked with fanfare, 8 years after bomb blast

After eight years of lowkey celebrations, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an elaborate programme to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary. It would be recalled that on October 1, 2010, bomb explosions went off around the Eagle Square, Abuja, while Nigeria’s 50th independence anniversary celebration was going on. At least 12 …

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Osinbajo: FG to license new broadband providers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced plans by the Federal Government to expand the broadband coverage of the country through the licensing of private broadband providers. He said this while inaugurating the Google for Nigeria event at the Landmark Centre, Lagos, on Thursday. He said that the measure would improve …

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2.5m users unfollow Obama on twitter in massive purge

The Twitter “purge” is underway, and not even the biggest accounts, from President Donald Trump to President Barack Obama, can escape without losing a healthy chunk of their followers. The social media giant began Thursday removing “ locked” accounts, which have been made inactive until further verification by Twitter . …

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