Category Archives: Local News

Between PDP and APC, Nigerians Can Now See the Difference – David Mark

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Senator David Mark speaking at the North -Central zonal congress of the PDP held in Abuja, at the weekend, said Nigerians know that the PDP was the best party for them. “Nigerians can now spot the difference. The PDP is still the right choice. Therefore, we must respond positively and ultimately return the nation to […]

Badeh is a victim of persecution-says Civil Society Organization(CSO)

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Citizens Watch Nigeria (CWN), a Civil Society Organisation has stated that the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Alex Sabundu Badeh’s hands are clean in the 10 court charges of corruption preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at the Federal High Court Abuja. The Group further stressed that Badeh […]

Governor can’t tell us how to run PDP,’ Party leadership says

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The national leadership of the people Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose can’t decide how the party should be run The comment was made by PDP National Secretary, Wale Oladipo who also said that Fayose needs guidance on how to behave. “Governor Fayose is not a member of the national […]

OBASANJO’S ANTI-CORRUPTION FIGHT WAS SELECTIVE – UZOR KALU

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The former Governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, in an interview, slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying his anti-corruption fight was selective. Kalu alleged that OBJ used the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to settle scores with his political opponents. The former Governor said this when asked about his opinion on the anti-corruption […]

Amaechi is fantastically corrupt, donated £140m to Buhari, APC – Says UK Mail

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One week after UK Mail Online questioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption credentials, saying he is wealthy and that his family lives large, the paper has again hit the Nigerian leader. An article published yesterday by Paul Cahalan and titled, “Is Nigerian leader’s pal ‘fantastically corrupt’? Friend of African president accused of stealing £500million”, said although […]

Buhari was never prepared to lead Nigeria, lacks plan – Afenifere leader, Adebanjo

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Elder statesman and a leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has rated the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari below average. Adebanjo said that from every indication, President Buhari was never prepared for the office of the presidency before he came into power. Speaking with National Mirror, the elder statesman noted with […]

CNPP warns Nigerians don’t let Labour deceive you with strike, they have been compromised.

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The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has warned Nigerians not be deceived again ahead of the planned industrial action by organised labour over the increase in the pump price of petrol. CNPP also urged Nigerians not to trust the labour unions, alleging that they had been compromised. It said the planned strike, scheduled for Wednesday, […]

Nigerian begins 17-day race to up awareness about Stephens Johnson Syndrome

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A Nigerian, Fadeshola Adedayo, on Friday commenced a 17-day marathon from Abuja to Lagos to call attention to the health condition known as Stephen Johnson Syndrome, an unusual allergic reaction. “Stephens Johnson Syndrome is an immune complex mediated hypersensitivity reaction that typically involves the skin and mucous membranes and was first described in 1922 by […]

Nigeria hosts international talks on radical Islamist group Boko Haram

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Several African leaders are attending the summit along with French President Hollande and top US and UK officials. The talks aim to hammer out a regional response to the group’s bloody insurgency. Leaders of Benin, Cameroon, Chad and Niger, along with French President Francois Hollande, US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and British Foreign […]

I Will Speak On Recovered Loot On May 29 – Buhari

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President, Muhammadu Buhari, says he will on May 29 speak on the recovered stolen funds from persons that had been indicted in the fight against corruption.  In an interview with Channels Television in the UK, where he took part in the London Anti-Corruption Summit, President Buhari said: “So far, what has come out, what has […]