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Aisha Yesufu blasts PDP for being bad loser

The Co-convener of BringBackOurGirls Movement, Aisha Yesufu, on Thursday berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for playing blame game. The activist, who stated this on her verified Twitter handle, also accused the party of gaslighting Nigerians during polls. Aisha was reacting to reports of a post-presidential primary crisis in the party. The furore generated by […]

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ICPC arraigns NSCDC Deputy Commandant for alleged N26.7m fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday arraigned a Deputy Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Edike Mboutidem Akpan, at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Kwali for alleged N26.7 million fraud. The commission accused the defendant of using a private real estate […]

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Gov Ortom dismisses reports of rancour in PDP, blasts APC

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday dismissed reports of acrimony in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor was reacting to the reports of bickering among some PDP leaders and members over the selection of the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as running mate to the party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Ortom, who […]

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Sowore picks Kano-based lawyer, Haruna as running mate, upbeat on AAC chances in 2023

The African Action Congress (AAC) presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, on Thursday picked a lawyer, Haruna Garba Magashi, as his running mate in the 2023 general elections. He disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja. He said Magashi was picked because of his ability to deliver Kano State for the party in the election. The […]

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2023: APC leaders in North-West demand VP slot

Some leaders and members of the All Progressive Congress in the North-West on Thursday demanded the party’s vice presidential candidate’s slot. The leaders made the demand in a communique issued at the end of their meeting in Abuja and signed by the APC National Vice-Chairman, North-West, Dr. Salihu Lukman. The meeting was attended by governors, […]

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Falana accuses courts of imposing politicians on Nigerians

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, on Thursday decried the involvement of courts in the country’s electoral process. He also accused the judiciary of imposing politicians on Nigerians. Falana, according to a statement issued by his media aide, stated this in his address at the opening session of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) law […]

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INEC gives reasons for extending voter registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission has given reasons for the extension of the continuous voter registration for the 2023 elections. The exercise was initially to end on June 30. The Federal High Court, Abuja, about two weeks ago restrained INEC from ending the voter registration. The INEC National Electoral Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter […]

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SocialMediaTrends: How Nigerians reacted to JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele’s marriage crash

Twitter has been buzzing since mid-day Thursday over the shocking revelation of popular Nigerian rapper and filmmaker, Abdul Bello, also known as JJC Skillz. JJC Skillz on Instagram posted that his marriage with Nollywood star actress, Funke Akindele, had crashed. The revelation has shocked many Nigerians as Funke had earlier celebrated JJC Skillz on Father’s […]

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Investors pocket N7.33bn as Nigeria’s stock market rebounds from bearish trading

Nigerian capital market shareholders went home with N7.33 billion following the rise in equity capitalization by 0.02 percent on Thursday. The development pushed up the equity capitalization from N27.92 trillion posted on Wednesday to N27.93 trillion today. Similarly, the All-Share Index was up by 15.11 basis points to close at 51,817.59 compared to 51,802.48 achieved […]

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Reps commence inquest into Nigerian govt’s $1.177bn contribution to ECOWAS

Nigeria made a large financial commitment to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) totaling $1.177 billion over a period of 16 years, for which the House of Representatives has demanded an explanation. The Inter-parliamentary Relations, Ecowas Parliament, and Foreign Affairs committees of the House were tasked with determining the reason. This came after […]

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‘I SAID IT’: JJC Skillz’s son Benito reacts to dad’s split with Funke Akindele

Benito Andrew-Bello, the son of Nigerian entertainment polymath, JJC Skillz has reacted to his father’s split with wife, Funke Akindele. The budding actor took to his Instagram Stories on Thursday, June 30, 2022, where he reacted to the recent development. Read also:JJC Skillz announces end of marriage with Funke Akindele “I spoke the truth mehn,” […]

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ASO ROCK WATCH: Will Buhari’s Western allies proscribe IPOB? Two other talking points

President Muhammadu Buhari, last week, called on Nigeria’s Western allies to proscribe alleged secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). We picked two other stories around the Nigerian presidency for your reading pleasure. 1. Proscribing IPOB internationally President Buhari last week urged Western countries to designate IPOB as a terrorist group, partly, because of […]

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