Imo guber: You can’t deny my son-in-law his constitutional right, Okorocha insists

Rochas Okorocha, the Imo State Governor has insisted that the Nigerian constitution allows his son in-law, Uche Nwosu, to be the next governor of the state. Okorocha made the claim while addressing journalists at the state’s Government House in Owerri, the state capital. The governor alleged that some politicians, both at the state and the national More...

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2019: Third force `distractive’ – Ex-envoy

A former Nigerian Ambassador to Uganda, Mr Omolade Oluwateru, has condemned the formation of Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), the Third Force advocated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing it as More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Buhari never passed vote of no confidence on Nigerian youths -Presidency

By Lawrence Olaoye The presidency has debunked insinuations making the rounds that President Muhammad Buhari derided all Nigerian youths by calling them lazy bones waiting only for free food. His Spokesman, Femi More...

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Attack on Senate an Attack on democracy -NLC

From Femi Oyelola, kaduna The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has condemned the invasion of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly and disruption of the Senate plenary by unknown persons, saying it is an attack More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Nigerians in Diaspora knock Senate over resolution on security chiefs

By Stanley Onyekwere As reactions continue trailing the recent call by the Senate for President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the nation’s service chiefs, Nigerians in the Diaspora under the auspices of Nigerians in More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Reps move to prosecute offenders of ‘artificial ripened’ fruits

By Christiana Ekpa and Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives yesterday moved to check sale and consumption of artificially ripened fruits and prosecution of those involved in the unwholesome practice. The More...

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Mace-whisking incident brigandage, hooliganism -Guild of Editors

By Ali Alkali Nigerian Guild of Editors has condemned the snatching of the mace at Senate chambers of the National Assembly on Wednesday, describing it as “brigandage and acts akin to hooliganism”. In a statement More...

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2019: Secondus seeks unity among opposition to defeat APC

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has harped on the need for the nation’s opposition parties to unite with a view to defeating the All Progressives More...

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INEC vows to enforce electoral campaign financing rules

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) From Osakhare Erese, Asaba Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has vowed More...

By new On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Attack on Senate, a dangerous precedent -Atiku

By Umar Muhammad Puma Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the invasion of the Senate chamber by hoodlums and the carting away of the Mace, the symbol of authority of the red chamber. Reacting to the More...