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Buhari can’t fix Nigeria, says Titi Abubakar

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Wife of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hajiya Titi Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to Nigerians to “kick out” President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 election, saying his government has lost its way. Mrs Abubakar said Buhari, who is candidate of the APC, has crippled the …

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FG releases N15.4bn to ASUU

ASUU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was fruitful as an agreement had been …

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Lagos 2019: Agbaje shuns party bigwigs in campaign


There are indications that the cracks in the leadership of the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party may have informed the decision of its governorship candidate, Mr Jimi Agbaje, to operate without the support of the party’s bigwigs in the state. NEWSTIMES gathered that Agbaje had assembled his …

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Fayose: Amina Zakari, moral burden on presidency, INEC


Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described the outcry over the appointment of Amina Zakari as head of Independent National Electoral Commission Collation Centre for the general elections as a moral burden on President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress and the electoral umpire. Fayose said defence …

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Zakari to PDP, others: I’m not Buhari’s niece, I won’t resign

Amina Zakari

A National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Amina Zakari, has dismissed reports that she is a blood relation of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Peoples Democratic Party and other political groups as well as individuals had alleged that Zakari, who was, on Thursday, named by the commission as its …

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Buhari: I will complete all PDP abandoned projects in Southeast


President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to complete all the abandoned projects initiated by the People’s Democratic Party in the South East zone. Buhari who spoke to journalists at Ihitte/Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State on Thursday during the inauguration of a gully erosion control project said that the South …

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2019: Buhari’s actions will prove his sincerity on fair polls, says Atiku


The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that the 2019 elections should not be a do-or-die affairs was a welcome development. Reacting to the President’s New Year message to Nigerians in Abuja, the former Vice President said Buhari’s actions and not words would show …

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Fayose: FG plotting to field APC candidates in Zamfara


A former Ekiti State governor,  Ayodele Fayose, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress of plotting to field candidates in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. According to Fayose, the Federal Government  is planning to use the security problems in the state to impose emergency rule. The Independent National …

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PDP to Buhari: Go back to Daura and rest


The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to return to his house in Daura and take a deserved rest. Responding to Buhari’s plea for more time to fix the nation, the PDP said the job of returning the country to the path of glory would not be given to a …

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