Sheriff destroying PDP for his presidential ambition – Makarfi

By Ali Alkali The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, is holding the party to ransom, because he wants to become president in 2019. Sheriff had on Monday, told a press conference that he is not going to contest for the chairmanship during the party’s forthcoming More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Senate issues SGF fresh summon over N’East crisis fund

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate ad-hoc committee investigating the mounting humanitarian crisis in the North-East, yesterday issued a fresh summon to the Secretary to Government of the Federation More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Again, Customs CG dares Senate, says he won’t appear today

By Christiana Ekpa The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Hammed Ali, has written a letter to the National Assembly that he would not be able to appear before the Senate today (March 22, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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PDP Crisis: Supreme Court battle starts tomorrow

BY Ali Alkali The Supreme Court will tomorrow start hearing the appeal filed by the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) challenging last month’s judgment of the Court of Appeal, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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NASS ready to domesticate Kampala Convention on IDPs, Dogara assures

By Umar Muhammad Puma The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has assured that the National Assembly will domesticate the Kampala Convention Treaty on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Why I reconciled with Suswam – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State disclosed that he has mended fences with his predecessor, Gabriel Suswam. He said the reconciliation followed the intervention of traditional rulers in the state and elder statesman, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Defection crisis: Kogi Deputy Speaker resigns

From Ahmad Ibrahim, Lokoja Following the crisis of confidence among the members of Kogi State Hous Assembly, the Deputy Speaker representing Omala Constituency Hon. Ali Akuh has resigned. His resignation came barely More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Senate moves to ban tribal marks, eradicate mutilation

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi Following the excruciating pains being undergone by victims of tribal marks and mutilation in Nigeria, a bill which seeks to ban the practice in the country has scaled More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Stop fighting and work for people, Unionist urges Gov El-Rufai, Sen Sani

From Femi Oyelola Kaduna The Vice President of Industrial Global Union and National Executive Council member of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Issa Aremu, has called on Kaduna Governor Nasir el-Rufai and More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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INEC to release 2019 polls result electronically

Independent National Electoral Commission INEC *Explains early fixing of general elections dates By Musa Adamu The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it will release the results of the 2019 More...