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Buhari Is On A Rescue Mission For Nigerians —Tinubu

Buhari Is On A Rescue Mission For Nigerians —Tinubu

As the February 14th Presidential election draws near, National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday, said the party leadership begged the Presidential Candidate of the party, General Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2015 election inoder to rescue the country from the present challenges. According to Tinubu while addressing the mammoth party supporters at the ... Read More »

Governors are Responsible for Boko Haram; Buhari has Nothing to Offer – Maku

Governors are Responsible for Boko Haram; Buhari has Nothing to Offer – Maku

Labaran Maku, has said that governors and not President Goodluck Jonathan should be held responsible for the insurgency in the Northern part of Nigeria. Maku, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, told newsmen in Awka, the Anambra State capital, that as chief security officers of their respective states who are “unaccountable to the ... Read More »

Mimiko’s Group Dumps Jonathan for Buhari

Mimiko’s Group Dumps Jonathan for Buhari

The political group of Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko, Believe Nigeria Trust Goodluck, has dumped the presidential campaign of President Goodluck Jonathan for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari. The group’s decision to dump President Jonathan for Buhari may not be unconnected with issue of mobilisation, which has practically made it impossible for it to carry ... Read More »

Five Plateau State Ex-Commissioners Dump PDP for APC

Five Plateau State Ex-Commissioners Dump PDP for APC

Five former commissioners and some party chieftains under the administration of Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State have defected from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the opposition All Progressives Congress. The commissioners, who were received into the APC at the commencement of the governorship campaign rally of the APC by its governorship candidate in Jos, Mr. Simeon Lalong on ... Read More »

Two Army Generals Quit After Army Chief Tells Them “Army Is For PDP”

Two Army Generals Quit After Army Chief Tells Them “Army Is For PDP”

Reports say that two high ranking Nigerian army Generals have submitted their resignation following an argument with the Chief of the army, Kenneth Minimah. According to our sources, the Generals had told the Chief of the Army that whoever won the 2015 presidential elections must be handed the office; however the Nigerian Chief of army had told them that this ... Read More »

Jonathan is not Ijaw President – PDP warns Tompolo, Asari

Jonathan is not Ijaw President – PDP warns Tompolo, Asari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned some ex-militants to note that President Goodluck Jonathan is not for the Ijaw nation alone but for the entire country. The militants have been threatening rain and fire if President Goodluck Jonathan loses the February 14 presidential election. However, the national Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh, in an interview with ... Read More »

Fayose Allegedly Buys PVCs From Defected Party Members

Fayose Allegedly Buys PVCs From Defected Party Members

Governor Ayodele Fayose has been alleged to be buying PVC’s belonging to members of the All Progressive Party in Ekiti State and have now defected to the People’s Democratic Party. The governor is alleged to be targeting people who are desperate for money such students of higher institutions and artisans, whereby they sell their voter cards in exchange for money. ... Read More »

Boyloaf Fires Back , Threatens To Attack Danjuma’s Oil Assets

Boyloaf Fires Back , Threatens To Attack Danjuma’s Oil Assets

A Niger Delta militant, Victor Ben Ebikabowei, also known as Boyloaf, has threatened to attack the asset of Theophilus Danjuma, a retired General, located in the Niger Delta, for demanding the immediate arrest of some ex-militants who threatened to wage war against the country if President Goodluck Jonathan is not re-elected. In a statement emailed to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Ebikabowei ... Read More »

Michael Carrick Suffers Muscle Injury, Set To Be Out For 4 Weeks

Michael Carrick Suffers Muscle Injury, Set To Be Out For 4 Weeks

Louis van Gaal has told MUTV that Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is set to miss around four weeks of action with a muscle rupture in his calf. The England international will now miss this Saturday’s Barclay Premier League match against Leicester City at Old Trafford, and the estimated timeline would also render him absent for the subsequent fixtures against Cambridge ... Read More »

Manchester United Not Planning Any Signings -LVG

Manchester United Not Planning Any Signings -LVG

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed the Old Trafford outfit will not look to bring in more new signings in the January transfer window. The Red Devils completed an 18-month deal for Victor Valdes earlier in the month and have been heavily linked with a number of players including Mats Hummels and Aymeric Laporte. But the former Barcelona and Netherlands coach ... Read More »

Jonathan Nominates Obanikoro, Six Others As Ministers

Jonathan Nominates Obanikoro, Six Others As Ministers

An incoming report has it that President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday afternoon forwarded seven names to the Senate to be confirmed as ministers. Featuring in the names is Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) former governorship aspirant, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, who had resigned as Minister of State for Defence to contest PDP primaries months ago. Also featuring as nominees are Kenneth Kobani ... Read More »

EFCC Presents More Witnesses Against Kogi State Ex-Gov. Abubakar Audu

EFCC Presents More Witnesses Against Kogi State Ex-Gov. Abubakar Audu

A witness in the ongoing trial of former governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, Irile Fidelis, on Thursday, Jan. 29, told a Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Abuja, that he knew nothing about a building called NITEL Quarters that was purportedly constructed for the Kogi State government by his company during the tenure of Abubakar Audu as governor ... Read More »

Buhari is not Eloquent, Says Okupe on Buhari’s Decision to Boycott Debate

Buhari is not Eloquent, Says Okupe on Buhari’s Decision to Boycott Debate

Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe has described the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Party, APC, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari as an illiterate. Okupe was reacting to the plan by the opposition party to boycott the presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG) over what they tagged as ‘unhidden bias’. Okupe ... Read More »

Jonathan has admitted failure in Niger Delta – Amaechi

Jonathan has admitted failure in Niger Delta – Amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Thursday in Benin City, Edo State that President Goodluck Jonathan admitted in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that he has failed the people of South- south for not impacting meaningfully in the region. Amaechi said with the self confessions of failure by the President, the people of South-south should not waste their votes on him ... Read More »

Robert Mugabe Takes Over As New AU chairman

Robert Mugabe Takes Over As New AU chairman

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe took over the post of African Union chairman on Friday, replacing Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The veteran leader, Africa’s oldest president aged 90, shook hands with Abel Aziz in front of fellow leaders to applause at the AU summit in the Ethiopian capital. The new chairman of the African Union, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, ... Read More »