Category Archives: Politics

Those who are politicizing isolated cases of insecurity in the country are not patriotic – President Buhari

Still on security matter, as President Muhammadu Buhari says that those politicizing isolated cases of insecurity in the country are not patriotic. He further disclosed that his government will be tough on the cancer of corruption. The President made this statement while receiving the National Executives of the Buhari Campaign Organisation at the State House.…

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PDP calls on President Buhari to declare state of emergency on Nigeria’s security

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security. National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, made the call while briefing reporters on Tuesday in Abuja on the PDP’s position on security in the country. The PDP chairman recalled that the party had decried…

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Presidency admonishes leaders across the country to consider their language and its potential consequences

Presidency has admonished all leaders across the country to consider their language and its potential consequences when commenting on the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunri, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. In it’s a statement on the deceased the Presidency said that it had noted public concerns on the unfortunate attack leading to…

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INEC commends the media on the level of coverage it gave the 2019 general elections

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, commended the media on the level of coverage it gave the 2019 general elections and called for implementable recommendations ahead of 2023. Yakubu spoke at the Post-2019 General Elections Review Meeting with the Media in Lagos, where he lauded journalists for their coverage of the Continuous…

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The 9th National Assembly will aid reforms in the health, education and security sectors – Hon. Doguwa

Representative of Tudunwada/Doguwa federal constituency  in the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, has said the 9th  National Assembly will  aim  to aid  reforms in the health, education and security sectors. Doguwa, who has been endorsed by the ruling All Progressives Congress for  the Majority Leader post in the House of Representives,  spoke with journalists after…

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INEC Chairman restates call for prosecution of electoral offenders

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has restated the call for a swift prosecution of electoral offenders in the country. Professor Yakubu who spoke during the review of the 2019 General Elections with the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES), said that attention must be paid to the forthcoming…

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President appoints Accountant General of the Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Mr. Ahmed Idris, as the Accountant General of the Federation. Director, Communications, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Wunmi Ogunmosunle, made the announcement in a statement in Abuja. The appointment will take effect from June 25. Idris was first appointed in June 2015, was…

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Vice President says problem of poverty gives him sleepless night

Osinbajo said a lot of government policies were taking into consideration at the bottom of the pyramid with a focus on agriculture and getting credit facilities to farmers in order to achieve self sufficiency. He said many farmers in the country have been lifted out of poverty by this administration. The vice president said the…

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INEC records more than 1,689 cases from the 2019 general election

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has recorded over 1,689 court cases arising from the 2019 general election. INEC National Electoral Commissioner in charge of Niger, Kogi and Nasarawa States Mallam Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this in Lafia during the state level post-election review retreat. Haruna explained that more than 890 of the cases…

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