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Temidayo Akinsuyi, Tony Ezimakor and Anolu Vincent Lagos / Abuja / Owerri – After exhausting all means to placate some critical stakeholders in the party who are aggrieved owing to the fall-out of its controversial primaries, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has decided to wield the big stick on party members, especially state governors who are working against the interest of the party to achieve victory in 2019 general elections, Daily Independent has gathered. On the cards to...
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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has revealed when he will commence restructuring of Nigeria. One of the key points of Atiku’s campaign was to restructure Nigeria if elected president in 2019. The former Vice President said the restructuring process will start within six months of his government if he emerges victorious in the presidential election in 2019. He gave this assurance on Thursday when he addressed his supporters at t...
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The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the national assembly management does not meet its demands. The workers picketed the premises of the national assembly on Tuesday, denying lawmakers access to both chambers of the parliament. They are aggrieved over the non-payment of outstanding salaries and allowances. In response to Tuesday’s demonstration, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house o...
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Why Buhari might jail Tinubu if he won again Odilim Enwegbara in Viewpoint Ahmed Bola Tinubu is arguably the self-proclaimed leader of the Yoruba in Nigerian politics. It couldn’t be more obvious than during the 2015 presidential election when he got many Yoruba to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari so literally worshipped him that had Tinubu sneezed, Buhari would have easily caught cold.  But once Buhari became president, the humiliation and side-lining of Tinubu began. The Hous...
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OBJ: I Cannot Tell Nigerians Who To Vote For       Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that he had no preferred candidate in the forthcoming general elections. Obasanjo said he would not tell Nigerians to vote or not to vote for any particular candidate, but should vote wisely. Obasanjo, who some people believed had decided to support Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he needed Nigerians to vote for a credi...
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The Federal Government yesterday said it would float People’s Money Bank in the country next year. It added that the bank, when established, will have branches in all the states of the federation for traders and artisans to have access to credit facilities. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said this in Ilorin, Kwara State capital at the launch of ‘Tradermoni’ micro-credit scheme. Prof Osinbajo made the disclosure during a talk in a private radio station, Sobi FM Ilorin, after launching the ...
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Just In! Labour release date to embark on nationwide strike dailyadvent.com Dec 21, 2018 11:36 AM Organized labour has threatened to embark on nationwide strike if the government fails to transmit minimum wage to the national assembly. Labour leaders have again threatened to embark on an indefinite nationwide strike if the Federal Government fails to transmit the new minimum wage structure to the National Assembly on or before December 31, 2018.   The leaders who met in...
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2019: How APC’s bad governance led to 12m job loss in four years— ATIKU IBADAN—THE Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections,  Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, called on Nigerians to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari over his inability to fulfill the numerous promises he made in 2015.   Atiku Abubakar He said this during the PDP zonal rally at Mapo Hall, Ibadan. At the rally were Senate President, Bukola Saraki; former govern...
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The Consensus candidate of Nigeria Opposition parties and PDP Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar met with a coalition of opposition political parties in Abuja earlier today. PoliticsNGR learned that the meeting which started by 11am on Friday morning at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja had Chairmen of over 43 Political Parties present and over 15 Presidential Candidates in attendance. Also in attendance was the Senate President and DG of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Bukola Sa...
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Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari Monday lamented that two powerful personalities have constituted themselves as clogs in the wheels of speedy development of the administration. Mrs. who spoke at a conference organized by Project 4+4 in Abuja, however did not mention the names of the powerful persons. The event was also attended by the wife of the Vice President Dolapo Osinbajo. The First Lady explained that the government has achieved a lot but could have achieved more or even achie...
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The Yoruba Council Worldwide felicitates with His Imperial Majesty Ooni Babatunde Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II. The Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, On his 3rd year anniversary on the sacred Throne Of his forefathers as The Ooni Of Ife, the acenstral home of the yorubas. Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi was selected from amongst several well to do indigenes of Ile-Ife who were also heirs to the throne on 26 October 2015. He received his staff of office on 7 December 2015.  With Very Lucid Records...
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@POLITICSNGR Senator Ben Murray Bruce has reacted to the alleged freezing of Bank accounts belonging to Ex-Anambra state Governor and current vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Peter Obi. In a statement on social media, Bruce condemned the move, accusing the Federal government of 'Anti-democratic attacks'. He also took a swipe at the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, accusing him of being partisan. He wrote; "All...
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