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  • PDP Will Surprise APC in 2019 - Bwacha
    [Vanguard] Jalingo -Deputy Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has brokered an agreement with all its presidential aspirants to ensure that the All Progressives Congress, APC led federal government was sacked in 2019. Bwacha who spoke in Jalingo on Thursday after submitting his nomination and expression of interest form at the PDP secretariat for Taraba South Senatorial seat noted that the PDP would take APC by surprise.
  • 2019 - I Will Restructure Nigeria If Elected President, Says Tambuwal
    [Vanguard] A Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) Presiden-tial aspirant and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has assured that he would ensure that the call by a segment of Nigeria for the restructuring of the country becomes a reality if elected as president in 2019.
  • APC is Now What PDP Was Before 2015 - Kwankwaso
    [Vanguard] Abuja -One of the Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a Senator representing Kano-Central in the National Assembly, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has said the PDP lost the 2015 presidential election to the All Progressives Congress APC because they fielded only one candidate.
  • NSE Suspends Trading on Skye Bank Shares
    [Vanguard] The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday officially notified the investing public that Skye Bank Plc shares would be suspended from trading on Sept. 24.
  • Battle of Osun - 1.6 Million People Vote for Aregbesola's Successor
    [Vanguard] The stage is set for today's governorship election in Osun State with 48 candidates accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to contest the polls.
  • Ambode - APC Govs Mobilise to Surprise Tinubu in Osogbo
    [Vanguard] Efforts at saving the re-election bid of Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode seemed to have gained traction with the decision of governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, to storm Osun State with the aim of begging the party's National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
  • Alleged Moles in PDP - Makarfi Replies Wike You're Not Immune From Calamity...
    [Vanguard] Kaduna -Former governor of Kaduna state and one of the presidential aspirants of the people Democratic Party, Ahmed Makarfi recently spoke with Journalists on the forthcoming presidential primaries of the party and his expectation from his party. He also spoke on the allegation by the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike that the Opposition All Progressive Congress has planted some moles as presidential aspirants in the PDP.
  • PDP Convention - Atiku Rips BoT Apart
    [Vanguard] Abuja -With barely two weeks to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has taken a step closer to clinching the sole ticket to contest the 2019 Presidential election.
  • Osun Guber Race - How the Candidates Stand
    [Vanguard] Osogbo -As the people of Osun State prepare to go to the poll to elect a new governor to lead the state for another four years, there appears to be stiff competition for the highly exalted position.

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Politics

  • Ahmed’s appointment confirms Buhari’s tribal toga — Junaid
    WILLIAMS BABALOLA A Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to make Mrs Zainab Ahmed the supervising minister of the Ministry of Finance. The former minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, vacated the seat last week after resigning her appointment for allegedly using a fake National Youth Service Corps exemption letter. […]
  • APC’ll use Akwa Ibom as launch pad —Buhari
    ETIM EKPIMAH President Muhammadu Buhari has said the All Progressives Congress will use Akwa Ibom State as a launch pad to capture other South-South states. The President added that the South-South states had much to benefit from the APC-led Federal Government than remaining in the opposition. Buhari, who was represented by his Senior Special Assistant […]
  • Tinubu’s absence stalls decision on Ambode
    SESAN OLUFOWOBI The meeting of the Governor Advisory Committee on Saturday could not make any tangible decision due to the absence of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. GAC was supposed to decide the governorship candidate of the APC in the 2019 elections. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had expressed his willingness […]
  • Again, Secondus rules out candidates’ imposition
    OLUSOLA FABIYI The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has assured all its 13 presidential aspirants that they will be given free and equal chance at the party’s national convention slated for October 5 and 6 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It also said that neither the governors nor members of the National Working […]
  • Salah strikes as Liverpool stay perfect
    Liverpool maintained their perfect start to the season as they returned to the top of the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-0 win over Southampton, Sky Sports reports. An own goal from Wesley Hoedt (10) set them on their way before Joel Matip’s header (21) and Mohamed Salah’s close-range strike (45+3) had the game […]
  • Spain 2018: D’Tigress lose to Aussies, seek redemption against Turkey
    Idris Adesina Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign at the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain with an 86-68 loss to Australia in Tenerife. Competing in Group B, D’Tigress failed to contain rampaging Dallas Wings star Elizabeth Cambage, who has a Nigerian father, as the fourth-ranked Australia ran away winners. Nigeria will hope […]
  • Enyimba can’t stop our dream — Rayon Sports’ captain
    Idris Adesina Rayon Sports captain Abdul Rwatubyaye has said his team are focused on getting a win to against Enyima in their second leg CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final clash in Aba on Sunday. Both teams played a goalless draw in Kigali last Sunday, making the Aba tie the decider. Enyimba need an outright win while […]
  • Murray to end after China events
    Andy Murray has decided to end his comeback season early, saying he wants to be “the best shape possible” for the start of the 2019 season, BBC Sports reports. Britain’s former world number one plans to play in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the next two weeks. But he will not play in either […]
  • Iheanacho scores in comeback win for Leicester City
    Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho, is finally off the mark as he got his first Premier League goal for Leicester City in their comeback 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday at the Kings Power stadium. Mathias Jorgensen had put Huddersfield ahead early, but Leicester came back flying as Iheanacho made it 1-1 in the first […]
  • Why Rivers surpassed Lagos as top investment destination —Wike
    CHUKWUDI AKASIKE The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has hailed the emergence of the state as Nigeria’s top investment destination. The governor was reacting to a recent investment profile report by the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission, which indicated that Rivers State received the largest investment in the first half of 2018, surpassing Lagos State. According […]

Business

  • Ahmed’s appointment confirms Buhari’s tribal toga — Junaid
    WILLIAMS BABALOLA A Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to make Mrs Zainab Ahmed the supervising minister of the Ministry of Finance. The former minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, vacated the seat last week after resigning her appointment for allegedly using a fake National Youth Service Corps exemption letter. […]
  • APC’ll use Akwa Ibom as launch pad —Buhari
    ETIM EKPIMAH President Muhammadu Buhari has said the All Progressives Congress will use Akwa Ibom State as a launch pad to capture other South-South states. The President added that the South-South states had much to benefit from the APC-led Federal Government than remaining in the opposition. Buhari, who was represented by his Senior Special Assistant […]
  • Tinubu’s absence stalls decision on Ambode
    SESAN OLUFOWOBI The meeting of the Governor Advisory Committee on Saturday could not make any tangible decision due to the absence of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. GAC was supposed to decide the governorship candidate of the APC in the 2019 elections. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had expressed his willingness […]
  • Again, Secondus rules out candidates’ imposition
    OLUSOLA FABIYI The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has assured all its 13 presidential aspirants that they will be given free and equal chance at the party’s national convention slated for October 5 and 6 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It also said that neither the governors nor members of the National Working […]
  • Salah strikes as Liverpool stay perfect
    Liverpool maintained their perfect start to the season as they returned to the top of the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-0 win over Southampton, Sky Sports reports. An own goal from Wesley Hoedt (10) set them on their way before Joel Matip’s header (21) and Mohamed Salah’s close-range strike (45+3) had the game […]
  • Spain 2018: D’Tigress lose to Aussies, seek redemption against Turkey
    Idris Adesina Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign at the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain with an 86-68 loss to Australia in Tenerife. Competing in Group B, D’Tigress failed to contain rampaging Dallas Wings star Elizabeth Cambage, who has a Nigerian father, as the fourth-ranked Australia ran away winners. Nigeria will hope […]
  • Enyimba can’t stop our dream — Rayon Sports’ captain
    Idris Adesina Rayon Sports captain Abdul Rwatubyaye has said his team are focused on getting a win to against Enyima in their second leg CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final clash in Aba on Sunday. Both teams played a goalless draw in Kigali last Sunday, making the Aba tie the decider. Enyimba need an outright win while […]
  • Murray to end after China events
    Andy Murray has decided to end his comeback season early, saying he wants to be “the best shape possible” for the start of the 2019 season, BBC Sports reports. Britain’s former world number one plans to play in the Shenzhen and Beijing tournaments over the next two weeks. But he will not play in either […]
  • Iheanacho scores in comeback win for Leicester City
    Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho, is finally off the mark as he got his first Premier League goal for Leicester City in their comeback 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday at the Kings Power stadium. Mathias Jorgensen had put Huddersfield ahead early, but Leicester came back flying as Iheanacho made it 1-1 in the first […]
  • Why Rivers surpassed Lagos as top investment destination —Wike
    CHUKWUDI AKASIKE The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has hailed the emergence of the state as Nigeria’s top investment destination. The governor was reacting to a recent investment profile report by the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission, which indicated that Rivers State received the largest investment in the first half of 2018, surpassing Lagos State. According […]

Topix

  • Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss shipping vessel in Nigerian waters, ship operator

    Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters as it travelled between the west African country's commercial capital Lagos and the city of Port Harcourt, the ship's operator said in a statement. Massoel Shipping said the pirates boarded the vessel, which was carrying wheat, and kidnapped 12 of the 19 crew.

  • 2019: Vote for liberation of Nigeria, Ologbondiyan tells electorate

    By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan has urged Nigerians to use the 2019 general election to liberate Nigerians from the shackles of incompetent Nigerians. Ologbondiyan made the call at a diner organized by the Okun Development Initiatives , in his honour and Public Complaints Commissioner, Kogi State, Olusuyi Otitoju, recently in Abuja.

  • Nigeria's economy: Woman to woman

    Barely eight months to the completion of her tenure, the third woman to have ever held the office of Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Kemi Adeosun, bowed out of office, last Friday, to end an uproar over her allegedly forged NYSC certificate. The vacuum created was filled immediately by President Muhammadu Buhari who appointed the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, as Supervising Minister of Finance.

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