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Corruption Allegation: ‘Ganduje Enjoys Immunity In His Own Right’ — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his association with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has not in any way tainted his fight against corruption. The President in a statement, by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, on Thursday said there is a difference between perception and reality. President Buhari noted that he has never taken sides when […]

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‘I Find The Two So-Called Contesting Parties Worthy Of Rejection’ – Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka, has denounced the two leading parties – the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – saying they are worthy of “absolute rejection” in the forthcoming general elections. The Nobel Laureate spoke at an interactive session tagged Citizen Forum 2019, titled: “Civic Choice In a Time of Judicial Penkelemes” […]

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Declare Buhari Unfit To Seek Re-Election, CUPP Asks Court

CUPP spokesperson, Mr Ikenga Ugochinyere, addressing a press conference in Abuja in January 2019. The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has filed a suit seeking to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from participating in the general elections. Spokesman for the coalition, Mr Ugochinyere Ikenga, disclosed this to reporters on Thursday at a press conference in […]

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Venezuela’s Guaido Accuses security Forces of Threatening His Family

Venezuela’s National Assembly head Juan Guaido declares himself the country’s “acting president” / AFP Venezuela‘s self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido on Thursday accused socialist leader Nicolas Maduro’s security forces of trying to intimidate his family. Guaido, the opposition leader challenging Maduro’s rule, said the security service FAES had gone to his house asking for his […]

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INEC to recruit PLWDs as adhoc staff in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans to recruit People living With Disabilities (PLWDs) as part of its adhoc staff for the forthcoming general election in Zamfara. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr Asmau Maikudi, disclosed this at a meeting with the PLWDs in Gusau, on Thursday. “The general election […]

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Why Ganduje cannot be prosecuted, by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed claims that his association with Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano has diminished his commitment to the war against corruption. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Thursday, the president said that the Kano State governor enjoys immunity from prosecution. […]