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Obasanjo’s govt used police, DSS to topple govs – Presidency

Obasanjo’s govt used police, DSS to topple govs – Presidency

Niyi   Odebode and Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency again took on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday and accused one of its former Presidents of illegal removal of state governors. Though former President Olusegun Obasanjo was not mentioned, all the facts pointed to events that took place under his administration. President Muhammadu Buhari had […] …

Crisis: nPDP meets Buhari today

Crisis: nPDP meets Buhari today

John Alechenu and Success Nwogu The  leadership of the new Peoples Democratic Party  in the All Progressives Congress will today (Monday) meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. The leader of the nPDP, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, who disclosed this in an interview with journalists in Ilorin on Sunday, said the meeting with Buhari would take place after […] …

BREAKING: Police stop APC congress as new chairman emerges in Cross River

BREAKING: Police stop APC congress as new chairman emerges in Cross River

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar At least no fewer than 100 fierce-looking policemen on Sunday sealed off the Ikot-Ansa Town Hall, proposed venue of the congress of the All Progressives Congress in Calabar, Cross River State. They said the intervention was meant to avert what was referred to as ‘bloodbath’. Despite the blockade, a faction of the […] …

The Big 5: Obasanjo releases report of $16b power probe, Real Madrid wins 13th UEFA Champions League and other stories

Here are the major stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his administration’s commitment to the…
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Saraki, Tambuwal, other nPDP leaders meet, divided on defection, new party

Saraki, Tambuwal, other nPDP leaders meet, divided on defection, new party

John Alechenu the former Chairman of the now defunct New Peoples Democratic Party bloc within the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, on Saturday, unveiled a list of prominent aggrieved members of the APC, who attended a meeting of the nPDP, where the group considered three options that they might take soon. Baraje, in a […] …

N17bn bribe: Okonjo-Iweala, aides loaded budget with own projects, says Gbajabiamila

N17bn bribe: Okonjo-Iweala, aides loaded budget with own projects, says Gbajabiamila

JOHN AMEH and SUNDAY ABORISADE The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that he was not aware that lawmakers took a bribe, as a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, alleged in her book. Okonjo-Iweala, in her book, Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines, revealed […] …

Buhari should have ordered prosecution of sacked SGF —Yakasai

Buhari should have ordered prosecution of sacked SGF —Yakasai

Elder statesman and Chairman, Northern Elders Council, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, speaks on President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war, the current administration’s performance in the last three years and other issues in this interview with OLALEYE ALUKO You recently opposed the second-term ambition of President Muhammadu Buhari. Why did you take such a position? There are many […] …

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