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Tambuwal to Buhari: I will defeat you in 2019

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The Governor of Sokoto State and one of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Aminu Tambuwal, said on Tuesday he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. Tambuwal, who said this while responding to questions from newsmen at the PDP Secretariat …

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IBB tells Saraki: You’ve what it takes to be president of Nigeria


Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida says Senate President Bukola Saraki has what it takes to govern the country. Speaking when Saraki paid him a courtesy visit at his Uphill residence on Sunday in Minna, Babangida said that Saraki’s experience as a governor, legislator and Senate President have prepared him …

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Makarfi: I’ll quit politics rather than leave PDP

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A presidential hopeful, Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi, has ruled out the possibility of leaving the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for any other political party if he does not win the party’s ticket for the country’s top job in 2019. He said he would rather quit politics, instead of joining any other …

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Minna Prison incident, not jail break – NPS


The unfortunate incident at Minna Medium Security Prison is an attack, not jail break, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Francis Enobore has said Enobore who disclosed this to NEWSTIMES on Thursday in Abuja said: “Perhaps educating the members of the public on the different terms wrongly …

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Niger guber: Gov. Bello optimistic of winning again

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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday said he would contest for second term in office come 2019, saying “yes, we will seek for second term and by God’s grace, we will win again.” The Governor who stated this during an interactive session with journalist in Minna expressed optimism …

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