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Atiku in Nasarawa, says his govt will be youth-driven

Atiku in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on Thursday. Twitter image

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to run a youth-driven administration if given the mandate in the February 16 general election. Atiku gave the commitment on Thursday at the PDP presidential campaign in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital. According to the presidential hopeful, the essence of …

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PDP, APC in war of words over mismanagement, looting

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The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that over N14tn has been looted under the Muhammadu Buhari administration by All Progressives Congress leaders. In a statement on Saturday, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the Federal Government should recover the money allegedly looted by the APC chiefs. Ologbondiyan said, …

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Opposition members dividing Nigeria – Fashola


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has accused members of the opposition of dividing Nigeria. According to a statement on Sunday by his Special Adviser on Communications, Hakeem Bello, the minister made the allegation while inspecting the Loko-Oweto Bridge and a road that connects Nasarawa and Benue …

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Oshiomhole: PDP lacks internal democracy


National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has described the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as one lacking in internal democracy, alleging that the former ruling party printed only one nomination form in states where the sitting PDP governors are seeking reelection. This was as …

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President Buhari condoles with Nasarawa over gas explosion


President Muhammadu  Buhari has condoled the government and people of Nasarawa State over the tragic fire occasioned by a gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia, the state capital. The president’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, …

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Scores allegedly killed in Nasarawa gas explosion


Residents of Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State were yesterday thrown into panic following a gas explosion at Monaco Gas Filling Station that left many people dead. A witness, Saidu Hussaini, said victims were passers-by. “I saw more than 10 corpses of passers-by whose vehicles, motorcycles and tricycles were affected …

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Adamu attacking me to save self from EFCC, Saraki says

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The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday attacked Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa West), describing the former governor of Nasarawa State as “a compulsive liar and an unreliable man who will do or say anything to suit his situation at any point in time.” Saraki was reacting to …

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I didn’t call Dino Melaye a clown, Saraki says


Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has denied calling the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye a clown. Saraki was reacting to the claim by the Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu that he (Saraki) once referred to Senator Dino Melaye as “clown” in a private chat with him. He …

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