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2019: Aisha Buhari flags-off Buhari’s re-election campaign in Kano

aisha buhari

The First Lady, Dr Aisha Buahari, on Saturday in Kano, appealed to Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16, 2019 Presidential election as they did in 2015 so as to sustain the Buhari’s initiated social intervention programmes in the country. Aisha Buhari, who made the appeal …

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There’s high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria – UK


The United Kingdom has said there is a high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria. It also warned its nationals against travelling to the North-East, saying that the security environment in the region deteriorated in 2018. Except it is really essential, the UK cautioned its citizens against travelling to Zamfara, Kaduna, …

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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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We won’t join PDP in playing politics with insecurity – APC


The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for playing politics with the number of deaths recorded in the country in recent times, saying it would not join the opposition party in playing mindless politics over insecurity. National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre …

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2019: Defections Can’t Halt Buhari’s Victory – Campaign Organisation


The Muhammadu Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation has said recent defections from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not affect the president’s re-election bid. The organisation said in a statement Sunday by its Director of Strategic Communications, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), that Buhari won …

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Killings: FG doing nothing to secure lives – Secondus


The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on Wednesday decried the incessant loss of lives and property in the country. He said Nigerians had been living in fear due to persistent killings across the country while the Federal Government was doing nothing to salvage the …

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‘Stop ‎blame game, end killings’, PDP tells Presidency


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Presidency to stop the blame-game and end the ‎violent killings of innocent citizens by marauders in the country. The PDP in a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in reaction to a statement earlier issue by media handlers …

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Eid-el-Fitr: 5,000 policemen deployed to Borno to ensure safety


As part of measures to checkmate any security breach, over 5,000 policemen are to be deployed during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration in Borno State, the Police said on Wednesday. Briefing journalists, the Borno Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said recent suicide attacks on Maiduguri called for the action. He said the police …

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Insecurity: 5 soldiers killed in fight against insurgents in Borno

Brigadier General Texas Chukwu

Five military personnel were yesterday killed due to the Improvised Explosive Device set up by the terrorists in Borno State, a statement signed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said. The remains of the deceased personnel have been promptly evacuated to the Division Medical Services …

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