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Putin will retaliate killing of Russian Ambassador in Turkey

From Jerome Okolo Following the Islamist assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, what are the likely scenarios – in my own analysis? 1. There won’t be a significant deterioration of Russia-Turkey relations as an immediate effect. 2. Russia knows where the immediate threats emanate from, and the policy is …

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Babachir: You have lost moral grounds to check corruption – Babachir: Group tells NASS

*Northern Coalition sends rough tackles to Parliament Northern Emancipation Network (NEN) has described the call by the Senate for Mr Babachir Lawal, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), to resign and face prosecution as unrealistic and unacceptable. A joint statement signed by Abdul-Azeez Suleiman said, apart from disagreeing …

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FOI: SERAP sues Saraki, Dogara over N500billion running cost

By Adejoke Bamidele, Lagos Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Sakari and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, “over failure to give account of the spending of N500 billion as running cost between 2006 and 2016, and the …

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Mega Party: Members may settle for ADP as a name

*Saraki, Tinubu, Atiku, Generals, ex-governors on the radar *How Buhari is being forced to play along By Olajide Fashikun Except there is a superior reason, there are chances that the mega party that has been on the front burner ahead of the 2019 Presidential election may be coming out of …

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Akeredolu is Ondo governor-elect

Except there is a force majeaure, the All Progressives Congress (APC) may have won the Ondo state governorship election with results from 17 of the 18 local government areas give them a lead that is considered good enough. Official announcement from INEC will make the results official. Having won 17 …

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PDM: Northern group comes to Atiku’s aid

*blasts sacked chairman  Northern Emancipation Network has reacted to Bashir Ibrahim’s outburst against the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, describing it as the ranting of an ant. Following his sack as chairman of the People’s Democratic Movement (PDM), Bashir blamed the former Vice President and vowed a prolonged nasty …

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APC in early lead in Ondo election guber

*Elegbeleye commends massive turn out of Ikare people *Jimoh Ibrahim write Akeredolu, congratulates him ahead As at the close of proceeding yesterday evening, there are obvious facts to show that the ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be losing the mantle to the rival All Progressives Congress (APC) who …

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Obasanjo is most corrupt to have held office – Namdas

 *We cannot join issues with him By Sandra Onyekwere Chairman House of Repreentatives Committee on Media and Publicity, on Thursday lashed out on former President Olusegun Obasanjo saying he is the “grandfather of corruption as far as Nigerian is concerned. Recall that while delivering the keynote at the first Akintola …

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I am PDP candidate, nobody can stop me – Jimoh Ibrahim

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*Come for my victory party on Sunday *Court of Appeal never gave consequential orders on INEC By Shedrack Duru Apparently not satisfied with the decision of the Appeal Court ruling that has not only set aside the Justice Abang judgement that ordered INEC to publish his name as the party’s …

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Ondo guber: Streets wear jubilation gown as Jegede wins at Appeal

*Details of the court verdict By Collins Ajibola, Oluwole Francis In a unanimous judgment, the Justice Ibrahim Saulawa-led three-man Special Panel of the appellate court, vacated the 29th June judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to recognise …

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