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David Mark an asset to Nigeria – PDP

Senator David Mark

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is solidly behind the former Senate President, Senator David Mark, to repeat his electoral victory in the re-run election ordered by the Court of Appeal. A statement signed by Chief Olisa Metuh, PDP National Publicity Secretary made available to newsmen on Monday in Abuja, described Mark as `an asset to […]

#COP21: Save Lake Chad’s ecosystem from depletion, Buhari tells world leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking at the Climate Change Summit in Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Paris called on world leaders to forge a united front to save Lake Chad’s ecosystem from further depletion caused by the adverse effects of climate change. Speaking at the Leaders Event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly referred to as COP 21, in Paris, President Buhari said […]

INEC confirms Bello as APC choice for Kogi supplementary polls

Yahaya Bello picked to succeed Audu as APC governorship candidate in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has confirmed that the All Progressives Congress, APC has submitted the name of Yahyah Bello as its candidate for replacement of Abubakar Audu in the Kogi State supplementary election due for Saturday. Audu, the candidate of APC in the substantive election held on 21 November had died as the […]

Supporters of Faleke, Bello on rampage at APC secretariat

Kogi Clash

The All Progressives Congress Secretariat in Abuja has been lit with violence from supporters of Yahaya Bello and James Abiodun Faleke. Here are some pictures. Photo credit: The Nation

Buhari heads to Paris, approves Nigeria’s contribution to Climate Change

President Muhammadu Buhari in Malta

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the submission of the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to address climate change to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Nigeria’s INDC was approved by the President on November 26 and submitted to the UNFCCC on November 28, ahead of Monday’s opening in Paris of the United […]

Audu’s votes died with him, Wada tells INEC

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State

Seun Bisuga Governor Idris Wada of Kogi state has categorically told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the votes garnered by late Prince Abubakar Audu of the All Progressives Congress have died with him. Wada, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party said in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday by his Wada’s […]

Tinubu singlehandedly fought PDP to a standstill – Pastor Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare
Photo: Idowu Ogunleye

Pastor Tunde Bakare, founder of the Latter Rain Assembly has credited former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of singlehandedly fighting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest of Nigeria. Bakare who is renowned for his stance on Nigerian politicians was asked by TheNEWS why he attacked Tinubu during a Sunday Service at his […]

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