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Nigeria Breaking News Headlines Today Monday, 16 April 2018



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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Monday, 16 April 2018

Why I Threatened Not To Support Buhari In 2019 – Aisha Buhari

Wife of President Muhammadu BuhariAisha on Saturday, April 14 explained why she had earlier criticised her husband’s government and threatened not to support his second term bid,

The first lady in her acceptance letter on Saturday to Vanguard Newspaper which made her its person of the year this week, that she didn’t intend to confront or disrespect the president.
She stated that she was brought up to stand by the truth and this will always be her position adding that she did not intend to confront or disrespect the president.

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God Aborted 3rd Term Bid Of My Former Husband… He’ll Stop Buhari In 2019 – Obasanjo’s Ex-Wife

Taiwo Obasanjo, ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, says God must foil the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, the same way Obasanjo’s “third term plot” failed in 2005.

In an interview with PUNCH, she opposed the re-election bid of Buhari, insisting that he must retire to Daura, his hometown in Katsina state.

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My Govt. Have Not Done Badly – Buhari Tells Support Group

President Muhammadu Buhari has scored his administration high on Sunday, amidst growing allegation of non-performance citing the condition in which his administration met the country, allegedly without savings and the economy vandalised.

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Fayose Will Go To Jail In October – Fayemi


The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has vowed that the present governor of Ekiti State, Governor Ayodele Fayose will spend many years in jail after leaving office in October.

Dr, Feyemi, during his declaration of intent to contest for Ekiti State governorship seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said that Fayose will be made to account for the gross mismanagement of the state’s resources and allocation in the last four years.

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President Buhari Holds Meeting With Tinubu In London

President Muhammadu Buhari, met with the a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Sunday, April 15, Femi Adesina, a presidential spokesperson, disclosed.

President Buhari who is currently observing his annual vacation in United Kingdom met with Tinubu in London, we could not verify the details of the meeting as at press time.

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APC Lunches New Website, Social Media Accounts


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has Lunched a new website and other official social media accounts.

According to the party’s national publicity secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, the New website of the party is

Abdullahi said the APC Twitter handle is

The other social media accounts of the ruling party are: Facebook:

*Instagram:  *YouTube: Official APC Nigeria

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Edo State Bans Herdsmen For 90 Days

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has placed a 90-day ban on grazing in Odighi, Odiguetue communities and environs, as an interim measure to forestall further killings and destruction of property by herdsmen.

Obaseki who announced the ban during a meeting with members of Odighi, Owan and Odigwuetue communities at the palace of the Enogie of Odighi Community in Ovia North East Local Government Council of the state ordered the arrest of herdsmen on sight, vetting and enumeration of all herders.

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