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Miyetti Allah: Atiku’ll divide Nigeria if he becomes president


The National Coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Benue State, Garus Gololo, on Thursday took a swipe at the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, stating that if elected, he (Atiku) would create division in the country. Gololo was reacting to a statement by Atiku …

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2019 polls: Violence looms in Nigeria – US

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Amb. Tibor Nagy Jr

The United States Government has expressed fear that the Nigeria’s general elections scheduled for 2019 are likely to be characterised by violence. It said the conduct of the elections could have significant consequences for the democratic trajectory of Nigeria, West Africa, and the entire continent. The US, however, said the …

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2019 elections: I will protect all Nigerians if… – Saraki

bukola saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has pledged to protect all Nigerians and be fair to all sections of the country if elected as the next president of Nigeria. Saraki also said it is North Central zone’s turn to produce the next president of Nigeria. Saraki made the pledge at the secretariat …

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N/Assembly invasion: Group offers $10,000 bounty on principal actors


A civil rights organisation, Egalitarian Mission for Africa, has offered $10,000 (about N3.5m) bounty for credible information on the identity of the principal actors behind the recent siege to the National Assembly. The EMA also charged the Federal Government to ensure that all those found culpable in the siege were …

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2019: PDP will win 10 northern states – Sen. Danbaba


The Senator representing Sokoto South Senatorial District, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win 10 northern states in the forthcoming general elections. Danbaba is among the lawmakers that recently decamped to PDP at the National Assembly. Speaking to some selected journalists in Sokoto on Sunday, …

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Killings greatest threat to Nigeria’s existence – Gov Dickson

Gov. Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson saturday warned against the rising spate of violence and senseless killings in the North, noting that the sad development portended the greatest threat to Nigeria’s corporate existence since after the 1967 civil war. The governor equally faulted the nation’s lopsided federal structure, describing over-centralisation …

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