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You are desperate, FG counters Atiku

Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has described as ‘an act of desperation’ a statement credited to the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, that “killings will continue if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.’’ The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, stated the government position at a media briefing on Thursday …

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Saraki, Dogara: Vote-buying threat to democracy

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President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said vote-buying is a threat to the nation’s democracy. Speaking at a public hearing in Abuja, they called for urgent action by stakeholders, especially security agencies to check the menace before …

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Obasanjo advises Nigerians to Vote for credible candidates

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, former President  Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday urged Nigerians to vote for credible candidates who will drive growth and development. Obasanjo, who spoke at the 27th  annual Owu National Convention held in Iwo, Osun, said credible leadership would promote good governance. The former president, who …

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Osun: I fed 252,000 school pupils with N10 billion, says Aregbesola

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Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has disclosed that he spent N10 billion to feed 252,000 school children in Primary 1-4 under the Osun School Feeding Programme known as OMEALS. The governor made this statement at the public presentation of some documents on the social protection policies of his administration which …

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Osun: We didn’t freeze Adelekes’ accounts, says EFCC

Ademola Adeleke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied freezing the bank accounts of Sen. Ademola Adeleke and those of his family members, including popular musician, Davido. Adeleke is the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, in a …

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Aregbesola to Osun people: Don’t vote dullard as governor

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The Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Tuesday, urged the people not to leave a man with quality education who is well-tested to vote for “a dullard as governor” He said the All Progressives Congress is “ordained to deliver the state from under-development.” The governor spoke during a rally in …

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APC safe haven for corrupt politicians – Secondus

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has alleged that corrupt persons are joining forces to install President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Speaking while inaugurating the party’s campaign council for the September 22 governorship election in Osun state, Secondus said the APC has made itself a …

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I will not leave APC – Yusuf Lasun

Yusuf Lasun

Mr. Yusuf Lasun, the Deputy Speaker of the  House of Representatives, says he will not leave the All Progressives Congress inspite of losing the party’s governorship primary in Osun. Addressing a news conference on Sunday in Osogbo, Lasun alleged that though there was a conspiracy against him in the primary,  he …

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