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Tribunal Grants PDP’s Request To Tender 48 Video Clips Against Buhari

The presidential election petitions tribunal on Monday granted the application of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to tender 48 video clips. Chris Uche, counsel to the petitioners, made the application to tender the video clips in support of the petition challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of February presidential election. But the respondents – Independent National Electoral ...

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Obasanjo Writes Buhari Again, Warns Him To End Violent Attacks Across Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster. Obasanjo a former Nigerian leader, between 1999 and 2007, said Nigeria has been consumed by violence and ethnic divisions since Buhari assumed office four years ago, in a ...

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Buhari Speaks With Pa Fasoranti

President Muhammadu Buhari has been in phone contact with Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, whose daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunri, was killed by an armed gang on Kajola-Ore road, Ondo State Friday. The President condoled with the grieving nonagenarian, wishing him the comfort of God, and fortitude to bear the great loss. He also assured that security agencies would spare no ...

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Insecurity: Buhari Not In Charge Of Armed Forces, Says Ezekwesili

A Senior Economic Advisor of the Africa Economic Policy Initiative in Abuja, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Saturday said despite being ascribed as the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, is not in charge of the country’s armed forces. Ezekwesili, a co-founder of the #BringBackOurGirls Movement, stated this in an interview with journalists after speaking as a panelist ...

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Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Buhari’s Educational Qualification For 2019 Elections

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has struck out a suit seeking to nullify the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari on academic grounds. The court in a judgement on Friday said the application was brought outside the specified time for pre-election matters. A three-member panel of the court let by Justice AtinukeAkomolafe-Wilson had reserved judgment for Friday after entertaining arguments ...

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Election Tribunal: PDP, Atiku Miss Chance To Present 400 Witnesses In 10 Days

The chance of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the Feb.23 presidential election to present 400 witnesses listed in their petition against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election within the remaining three days continued to tick away. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that all parties in the matter had agreed to open and close their cases ...

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Jonathan Canvasses Implementation Of 2014 Confab Report

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday called for the implementation of the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference. He made the call in Lagos while speaking at the launch of a book to commemorate the 80th birthday of a frontline politician, Femi Okurounmu, a former senator. The book, a memoir by the politician, is titled “The Dream: Pursuing the Black ...

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Presidential Election Results Were Doctored In My Presence, PDP Agent Tells Tribunal

Yahaya Shiko, an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  during the 2019 presidential election, has alleged that in Kaduna, the results of the poll were doctored to favour President Muhammadu Buhari. Shiko, who served as the collation agent for PDP in Kaduna south local government of Kaduna state, made the claim at the tribunal on Thursday. He said the ...

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Buhari Promotes Lamidi Adeosun To Lt Gen, Same Rank With Buratai

For the first time in this democratic dispensation, the Nigerian army will have two lieutenant-generals. On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the promotion Lamidi Adeosun, a major general and chief of training and operations at army headquarters, to lieutenant-general — the same rank as Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff. It is not clear if Adeosun’s promotion places him in ...

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I Won’t Stop Speaking The Truth Whether It Hurts Buhari Or Not, Vows Adedayo

Festus Adedayo, prominent columnist, has vowed to continue holding politicians to account “no matter whose ox is gored”. Reacting to the cancellation of the appointment Senate President Ahmad Lawan offered him, Adedayo said he had no regrets speaking the truth to power. Lawan had withdrawn Adedayo’s appointment after supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) kicked against it. They had cited ...

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