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Presidential Election Tribunal Judgement Criticized: Buhari not Qualified to be President

The Judgement of the Presidental Election Peitition Tribunal over the the 2019 victory of President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticized by The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria. The petition, originally filed by Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democtatic Party challenged Buhari's right to Nigerian Presidency, inquiring as to whether Buhari did indeed possess a seconda ...Read more
2019-09-12
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Backlash of Xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Fearing reprisal attacks, South Africa has closed down its embassies and diplomatic missions in Lagos and Abuja. This decision comes as a result of the string of attacks and looting against Nigerians and other foreigners in Johannesburg South Africa.  Five people were killed and 189 arrested in what has been characterized as a xenophobia driven unrest targeting foreign owned businesses. ...Read more
2019-09-05
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P&ID: ‘yar’adua In Coma When Contract Was Signed'

MORE riddles have beclouded the 2010 ill-fated Gas Supply and Processing Agreement (GSPA) which led to the award of a $9.6billion judgment against Nigeria. Preliminary investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) indicated that the contract was signed by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources at the time the late President Umaru Yar’Adua was already in coma ...Read more
2019-09-02
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PHOTOS: Japanese in Nigerian attire welcome Buhari to Japan

    Japanese wearing traditional African attire welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari to their country on Monday. President Buhari is in the Asian country to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development. The TICAD7 will take place in the City of Yokohama from August 28 to 30. Photos of Buhari’s welcome party was shared by his New ...Read more
2019-08-27
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PDP unmoved as tribunal sacks Dino Melaye

The Election  Petitions  Tribunal in Abuja on Friday nullified  Dino Melaye’s election  as  the winner of the February 23  Kogi West senatorial  poll. In a unanimous judgment on the petition filed by Smart Adeyemi and his party, the All Progressives Congress,  the  three-man panel led by Justice A.O. Chijioke ordered the Independent National ...Read more
2019-08-24
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Profiles of Nigeria’s new health ministers Osagie Ehanire and Olorunnimbe Mamora

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the new ministers who would be working with him in the next four years. He appointed two ministers to run the Ministry of Health. Osagie Ehanire is the senior minister while Olorunnimbe Mamora is the minister of state. Here are the profiles of the two new ministers. Mr Ehanire is not new to the ministry as he served as the minister of ...Read more
2019-08-22
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Full list of ministers and their portfolios

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. The full list is below: Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State)- Minister of Niger Delta 4. Chris Ngige  (Anambra State)- Mi ...Read more
2019-08-22
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Ekweremadu: National Assembly To Protect Politicians From Attack While Abroad

The House of Representatives has moved to enact a law that would protect Nigerian politicians whenever they travel abroad, Igbere TV reports. This comes on the heels of the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany, by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Igbere TV had reported that the immediate past Deputy Senate President was petted with eggs by aggrieved members of IPOB ...Read more
2019-08-18
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