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Tinubu Speaks On PDP’s Claim APC Plotting To Rig 2019 Elections
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has denied that his party is plotting to rig the forthcoming presidential elections. The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus had alleged that the APC and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are collaborating rig the 2019 election
NEWSBuhari Goofs In Ekiti, Says He Came Into Power In 2005 (Video)
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, made another gaffe during the presidential rally in Ekiti, Southwest Nigeria, saying he and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), came into power in 2005 as against May 29, 2015.
Finally, Ambode Presents N852bn 2019 Lagos Budget To Lawmakers
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has presented a 2019 budget proposal of N852.316b before lawmakers at the state House of Assembly. A breakdown of the budget presentation shows a recurrent expenditure of 385.6billion, Capital expenditure of 462.7billion and a capital recurrent ratio of 54-46.
President Buhari Speaks On New Minimum Wage
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerian workers to exercise patience and understanding as his administration address issues of a new minimum wage. The president made the appeal at the 12th National Delegates Conference of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday in Abuja.
Why Amaechi, Oshiomhole Are Plotting Against Me – Okorocha
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole and Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi of plotting to stop him from contesting the presidency in 2023.
See What Gov. Gunduje Did To Atiku In Kano State
In what seems like an attempt to hinder plans by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to renovate the two major stadiums in Kano state, the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has ordered the immediate closure of the two stadiums in the state.
US Ambassador Tells Nigerians To keep These Three Things In mind While Casting Their Votes On February 16
Ahead of the general elections, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has called on Nigerians to work together and ensure that their votes count. Naija News learnt that Mr Symington stated this in a broadcast which was shared on his Twitter handle on Tuesday.
Tambuwal Sacks Spokesman For Decamping To APC
Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal has sacked his Commissioner of Information, Mr Bello Muhammad-Goronyo, for defecting to the All Progressives Congress. The director -general, Media and Public Relations, Malam Abubakar Shekara, disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday. His sack comes after he decamped from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling APC.
ASUU Conducts Nationwide Referendum Over Lingering Strike
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday conducted a nationwide referendum to determine whether to suspend its three-month strike or not.N Naija News learned that ASUU national leaders directed its zonal coordinators on Monday to meet and conduct the referendum.
Nigerians React To Buhari Saying He Assumed Office In 2005
A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted President Muhammadu Buhari‘s comment that he and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), came into power in 2005 as against May 29, 2015.
Prostitutes Reveal Presidential Candidate, Declares Free Sex
The National Association of Nigerian Prostitutes (NANP) has backed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the general elections.
See How Fayose Reacted To Buhari Saying He Assumed Office In 2005
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari for saying he and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), came into power in 2005 as against May 29, 2015.