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Buhari not in London hospital – Garba Shehu

THE Major-General Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign organization, has dismissed as false reports that the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate is being treated at a hospital located at Cavendish Street, Cavendish Square, W2 London West End, London and he is not listed by the Chatham House as speaker any time soon. According to online media, Pointblank news, Ekiti State Governor, Mr ...

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Jonathan, Buhari are ‘problematic’ candidates, says Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has criticised the two frontline candidates in the March 28 presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party and Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress. Soyinka, in an interview with the BBC on Monday, insisted that the political parties should have come up with far better options than the two ...

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PDP Faction Wants Jonathan Out As Candidate, As Party Faces Deepening Schisms

SaharaReporters has learned of a new twist in the desire of some top officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for a six-month postponement of polls in Nigeria, with several sources saying a faction of the party would work to replace President Goodluck Jonathan as the party’s presidential candidate. In separate interviews with SaharaReporters, numerous PDP officials disclosed that many ...

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Soldiers Shoot Five Vigilantes In Maiduguri

Tension yesterday gripped Maiduguri as Nigerian soldiers killed five vigilante youths in a shootout in the capital of Borno State. The fatal shootings reportedly happened after the vigilantes demanded to check a lorry in which the soldiers were conveying arms to their barracks. An angry member of the vigilante group told our correspondent that the conflict started when some of ...

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Your behaviour embarrasses military, DHQ replies OBJ –

ABUJA — The Defence Headquarters has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s assertion that President Goodluck Jonathan wanted to use the military to subvert the people’s will during the elections on March 28 and April 11. Reacting to Obasanjo’s statements, yesterday, on its blog, www.defenceinfo.mil.ng,  the military however assured Nigerians that it remains and will continue on its path of professionalism in the ...

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Drama as Obasanjo quits PDP after 16 yrs

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday finally dumped the ruling Peoples Democratic Party by asking that his membership card be torn. But almost two hours after he did that, the Ogun State PDP executive council, headed by Chief Adebayo Dayo, announced his expulsion from the party over what it termed his “series of unabated anti-party activities.” The former President was ...

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No more excuse, elections must hold!

It is plausible that for every success recorded by another country, an article emerges entitled ‘Lessons for Nigeria from…’ that success or country. Yes, articles abound pointing out lessons for Africa’s most populous country and largest economy; be they from Barack Obama’s emergence as the United States President, Steve Jobs’ success at Apple or Osama Bin Laden’s death. The list ...

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You are not God, Jonathan campaigners tell Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation has told former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop playing God over his numerous criticisms of President Goodluck Jonathan. The organsiation was reacting to the claim by Obasanjo that President Jonathan was planning to perpetuate himself in office. Apart from this, the former President also accused Jonathan of planning to cause chaos if he ...

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Obasanjo, Nigeria’s Number One enemy —Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the number one enemy of Nigeria, saying: “He is a confusionist who has lost his status as a statesman and Nigerians should simply ignore him.” –

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Female suicide bomber kills 10 in Yobe

  A female suicide bomber believed to be 10 years old on Sunday struck at the Damaturu Central Motor Park, killing herself and nine other people. The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, Toyin Gbadegesin, said 31 others were critically injured in the blast which occurred at about 12.20pm. Gbadegesin explained that the bomber had targeted security personnel on patrol ...

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Falling crude price: Nigeria risks losing Asian market to Arab producers

LAGOS — Nigeria’s share of the Asian market is now seriously being threatened by the ongoing price war among the big Arab oil producers. Asia became Nigeria’s safe haven after the loss of the American market, but this may not be sustained for much longer, a development that has made oil industry experts to urge the Federal Government to form ...

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You’ve no power to sack Jega, CSOs tell Jonathan

ABUJA — A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Nigeria, yesterday, maintained that President Goodluck Jonathan has no constitutional power or authority to remove the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, yesterday, the group which is under the aegis of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, said they will ...

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Don’t vote a mediocre as president – Obasanjo

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has enjoined Nigerians not to die for a mediocre in their search of a leader to run the country.Obasanjo who spoke in London, at the launch of his book, My Watch, was however less than enthusiastic in his earlier endorsement on Tuesday of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd), given ...

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Tinubu, Saraki, Amaechi’s phones have been bugged —APC

  The All Progressives Congress says Federal Government’s security agencies have bugged the mobile phones of a former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State and Senator Bukola Saraki. The party added that the telephones of its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had also been bugged ...

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Police free power-drunk cop, frame tortured couple

The power-drunk cop who tortured a couple in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State, Dada Ogunsanya, has been freed by the police. However, one of the victims of the torture, Ejeh Smith, is currently being detained in the Ikoyi Police Division. PUNCH Metro gathered on Wednesday that the police at the Ikoyi division were mounting pressure on him to admit ...

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Buhari’s Endorsement: Obasanjo entitled to his opinion, says PDP

ABUJA—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, reacted, yesterday, to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), saying he was entitled to his views as an individual. Answering questions from journalists in Abuja yesterday, Director, Media and Publicity of PDPPCO, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode told former President Obasanjo ...

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PDP accuses Jega of meeting APC leaders in Dubai

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday raised fresh allegations aiming at discrediting the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, over the conduct of the elections. At a crowded press conference in Abuja, the Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, alleged that Jega had meetings with some unnamed ...

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Soldiers invade Sambisa Forest

The military has commenced an operation in Sambisa Forest in Borno State to flush out Boko Haram insurgents. The forest is widely believed to host some of the training camps and facilities of Boko Haram in the North-East. It was learnt that the military high command decided to invade the vast forest in order to make the North-West safe for ...

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Is this OK? Aljazeera article refers to GEJ as Badluck Jonathan

The article is an opinion piece by Solomon Ayele Dersso, a legal academic and analyst of African affairs who regularly writes on African issues. He is head of the Peace and Security Council Report at the Institute for Security Studies, Addis Ababa office. He wrote an article titled Badluck Jonathan and Aljazeera posted it. Is that not offensive? READ MORE ...

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We’re ready for polls – INEC

ABUJA — The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, reiterated its readiness for the forthcoming general elections even as strong pressures were brought on its National Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega by contending forces at the National Council of State, NCS, to shift the polls by six weeks. Jega, who, insisted on holding the election as scheduled was, however, countered by ...

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Soldiers lay siege to Tinubu’s home

A former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says soldiers have placed him under surveillance for the past three days. Tinubu, in a statement on Tuesday by his Media Office, claimed that the soldiers numbering 30 were first noticed in a truck close to his Ikoyi, Lagos residence around 11pm on Sunday. A soldier, Capt. Sagir Kooli, who exposed ...

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Obasanjo endorses Buhari, warns against coup

After months of berating the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared his support for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Obasanjo, who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, made his opinion known during an interview with the Financial Times at the launch of his controversial autobiography ...

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Meet Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s Three Beautiful Wives and Twelve Children

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I won’t go on terminal leave – Jega

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said he does not have any plan to embark on terminal leave. This was contrary to unsubstantiated report that Jega would proceed on a forced terminal leave on March 1. But Jega’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kayode Idowu, denied this saying his boss was busy preparing for the ...

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Boko Haram: Niger to deploy troops in Nigeria

No fewer than 750 troops from the Niger Republic are to be deployed in the North-East   to assist in the ongoing efforts to end Boko Haram activities in the zone. The Nigerien parliament approved the deployment on Monday night just as the United Nations assured Nigeria that it   was firmly behind it in the fight against Boko Haram. Niger Republic, ...

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Parties kick as plot to sack Jega thickens

The plot to sack the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, is gathering momentum, The PUNCHinvestigations have revealed. Jega’s tenure ends on June 30 but his traducers, especially some Peoples Democratic Party members, are already compiling what they described as his ‘sins’ to ensure that he proceeds on terminal leave before the March 28 and April ...

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Another poll delay’ll amount to a coup – Buhari

    The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has warned that further postponement of the March 28 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission will amount to “a civilian and military coup.” While advising INEC to take note of its constitutional limitations, he also ruled out participation in any election debate following the ...

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Re-electing Jonathan’ll be a national disaster’

The General Muhammadu Buhari Volunteers’ Group has warned of an implosion should President Goodluck Jonathan return to power. The organisation called on Nigerians who had yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards to do so and ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party is voted out of power in the forthcoming general elections. GET FULL STORY HERE       926 total views, ...

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Buhari’s certificate: PDP doubts INEC’s sincerity

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation has threatened to pass a vote of no confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission. Director of Media and Publicity of the organisation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, stated this at a press briefing in Abuja on Wednesday. He was speaking on the claim by the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.- Gen. ...

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APC govt will end insurgency -Buhari

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, General Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday expressed shock at reports of the latest Boko Haram attacks in Borno State. The sect attacked Maiduguri, Konduga and Monguno where over 40,000 more refugees were reportedly joining the ranks of the internally displaced persons. In a statement signed by the Director of Media and Publicity of ...

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