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Senator Dariye Buys APC Nomination Form From Prison (Photos)

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Senator Joshua Dariye. A former Plateau state governor and senator representing Plateau Central, Joshua Dariye, has purchased the nomination form of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) from prison. Reports have it that the lawmaker obtained the nomination form for his re-election through his personal assistant, Itauna Dinka, on Friday, September 7. The senator was on 12 June sentenced to 16 years in prison …

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Nigeria vs Seychelles: beyond the score line, see what people are saying


The Super Eagles expectedly defeated the lowly ranked Seychelles team in the matchday 2 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. But beyond the score line, the match trended on the social media for another reason. The losing side, Seychelles made headlines because of their 31year old goalkeeper, Dave Mussard who doesn’t look like the average international keeper. He …

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Boko Haram sacks Military, occupies base, takes over Borno


Boko Haram Terrorist has again taken over Guzamala, a town in Bornk State, according to AFP report. The jihadists took over the town after sacking and occupying a military base, local officials and security sources told AFP on Saturday. Scores of fighters believed to be loyal to an Islamic State group-affiliated Boko Haram faction stormed the base in Gudumbali, in …

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Buhari’s N16bn to Osun is corruption – PDP

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Nigeria’s opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of aiding corruption in the alleged secret release of over N16.6 billion Paris Club fund to Osun State. PDP said a reaction to the report on Saturday that its investigation has revealed that the N16.67bn is to be diverted as a bribe to INEC officials, compromised international observers …

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How it happened! Seychelles 0 Nigeria 3: Nigeria back on track for Afcon

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Widemen Musa and Kalu – on his international debut – dazzled as the Super Eagles picked up their first points in the qualifying campaign Nigeria got their 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track after condemning Seychelles to a defeat at Stade Linite on Saturday. Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo saw the Super …

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Buhari Not Presidential Candidate – Keyamo

Buhari failed to sign the electoral bill for the fourt time

Director of Strategic Communications of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 campaign, Festus Keyamo (SAN), says the electoral law on purchasing nomination forms is being twisted. Keyamo made this comment in reaction to criticisms trailing the purchase of a presidential nomination form for Buhari by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN). The group had presented a cheque of N45 million to the …

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Kwara Governor Abdulfatah Picks PDP Senate Nomination Form


Kwara state governor Ahmed Abdulfatah, has picked up the nomination form for the Kwara South Senatorial District. He is seeking to contest on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a tweet via his handle on Saturday, the Governor stated that his action was in response to calls by his people to ensure “effective, purposeful representation”. The post …

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No rift between Tinubu, Ambode – Official


As the 2019 general elections approach, there have been strong speculations that the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu might deny Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode a second term re-election. These speculations which suggested Ambode is on the verge of joining the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have generated debates on the streets and …

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Jose Mourinho sentenced to one year jail term for tax fraud


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been found guilty in a long-running tax fraud case. He was accused of owing nearly €3.3m in undeclared image rights revenue for 2011 and 2012 when he was Real Madrid manager. According to the El Mundo, Mourinho has accepted wrongdoing and has been sentenced to a one-year jail term. However, he is not expected …

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Osinbajo to launch empowerment programme for 30,000 traders in Osun


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday arrived in Iwo, Osun State to launch an empowerment programme for 30,000 traders from across the state. The programme tagged ‘Tradermoni’ is an initiative of the Federal Government in collaboration with the Bank of Industry for petty traders. Each of the 30,000 traders will receive the sum of N10,000 to boost their businesses. The …

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5 most featured artists so far in 2018


The year 2018 has been interesting with different explosive jams from notable records, power collaborations and breath-taking moments.  Clubs, parties and different events have been enjoying differently seasoned hip-pop from their favourites, Davido, Wizkid, Olamide and many others. However, we have five of the most featured artists in from January to August 2018. Music partnership is a path deployed this …

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14 Killed, many injured in fresh Plateau attack


No fewer that 14 persons were feared dead in two separate attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Jos South and Bassa Local Government Areas of Plateau State on Sunday. The killings came at the time when the governor of the state, Simon Lalong, was in Beijing, China, with President Muhammadu Buhari for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa …

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Presidency not happy with new DSS boss, might recall Daura – Report


A security source has hinted that the sacked Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura might be recalled. Daura was sacked by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo following the siege on the National Assembly by operatives of the DSS. According to PRNigeria, the presidency is not happy with the recent postings that the new DSS boss, Mathew Seiyefa made. The source said …

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Davido to perform at J Cole’s dreamville festival


It’s more international gigs for Nigerian pop superstar Davido as he gets a call up from J. Cole. The ‘Nwa Baby‘ crooner has been enlisted to perform at Dreamville Festival coming in September. Dreamville Festival is an annual show organized by American rapper Jermaine Cole of Dreamville Records. The festival will hold in North Carolina, US and will feature music, …

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Atiku in tears as supporters purchase him presidential form

Atiku in tears

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, fought back tears shortly after obtaining the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to contest in the presidential primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to a report by Vanguard, the Atiku Support Groups (ASG) bought the forms, a total of N12 million, and presented them to him at his Presidential Campaign Office …

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