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Osinbajo says he stands for stronger state governments.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police. Mr Osinbajo made this submission while delivering the 40th Anniversary Lecture of the Association of Friends on Monday in Lagos. The theme of the lecture is “Restructuring and the Nigerian Federation.” He reiterated

Ezekwesili says she is in politics to save Nigeria.

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, says she is in politics to rescue the nation from its current situation. Ezekwesili stated this on Sunday while appearing on a politics based programme. “I am in politics not because I need the title. I am in politics not because

PDP Presidential candidate Atiku returns from Dubai.

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has returned to Nigeria, according to reports. It was learnt that the former Vice-President returned from Dubai in a private jet around 12am, after spending over two weeks outside the country. A PDP chieftain said, “The former Vice-President returned around 12am on Sunday.

Obasanjo endorses Isiaka as the next Ogun State Governor.

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,  has endorsed the Ogun State governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress,  Prince Gboyega Isiaka, describing him as “good, credible and worthy candidate” to govern the state in 2019." He said this on Saturday when the state ADC leadership formally presented Isiaka and his running mate, Mrs

Obasanjo says Nigerians are hopelessly frustrated.

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday lamented the state of the nation, saying many Nigerians are “disillusioned and hopelessly frustrated.” He said Nigeria ought to have ceased to exist owing to “many mistakes that have been made,” but God did not allow such calamity to befall the country. Obasanjo spoke on

Peter Obi advices El-Rufa’i to stop hate speech.

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Mr. Peter Obi, on Saturday asked Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State to stop making inflammatory statements that could incite hate amongst Nigerians. Obi was reacting to El Rufai’s tweet that Obi  is “a tribal bigot.” El Rufai had tweeted that

Ondo State Speaker refutes impeachment claims.

The impeached Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr David Oleyeloogun, says he remains the authentic leader of the House. Oleyeloogun stated this while addressing reporters on Friday at the Assembly complex in Akure, the state capital. He also insisted that his deputy, Mr Iroju Ogundeji, is the valid Deputy Speaker