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  1. 'What N-Delta wants from President Buhari'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vanguard

    D oris MacDaniels is the Chairperson of Ijaw Mothers Union, a group at the forefront of the campaign for a better Niger Delta. She is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State and the Deputy Publicity Secretary, South South Peoples Assembly, SSPA.

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  2. Abba: The fall of the IGP with the shortest tenureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vanguard

    Nigerians woke up on August 1, 2014 , with the news of the appointment of Suleiman Abba , as the 17th indigenous Inspector-General of Police, by President Goodluck Jonathan. He took over from Mr. Mohammed Abubakar , with the pledge to do whatever was necessary to halt violent crimes in the country.

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  3. A Journey To The Other PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Outlook

    If only the Kashmir imbroglio would end, India, Pakistan, as well as the two Punjabs would see tremendous growth benefiting everyone. On 18th August, 2014, the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan decided to confer on me an Honorary Doctorate for my work in Agriculture and Rural Development, in my Punjab, as Secretary, Agriculture India, as head of a huge programme of agricultural and rural development in Sokoto, Nigeria, and for my work and writings on our Punjab's Green Revolution.

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  4. Former IGP Abba, major actor in massive rigging, violence in Rivers, others - APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vanguard

    The All Progressives Congress has urged the newly-appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, to approach his new task with a high level of professionalism while shunning the kind of crass partisanship that has dragged key national institutions of state, especially the police, into the partisan fray.

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  5. Eze Sets Agenda for Buhari's GovtRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Scoop

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress , Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has congratulated the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari , describing his victory in the March 28 presidential election as being well deserved. Eze in a statement issued Wednesday morning in Port Harcourt also congratulated Nigerians for their wise choice in voting for Gen.

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  6. NSSF boss reads riot acts as 8 teams vie for Etisalat's N2 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Vanguard

    President of the National School Sports Federation , Mallam Ibrahim Mohammad has vowed to sanction any coach and school over age discrepancies in this year's Etisalat U-15 football tournament. Speaking at the media briefing Monday, heralding the tournament, Mallam Mohammad said any coach or school found wanting would be banned for two years and will automatically lose their job.

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  7. Buhari Will Not Fail The Nation, Says WamakkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Ghanamma.com

    Governor Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State has assured Nigerians that the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari will not fail them.

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  8. Nigerien President Expresses Confidence In Buhari's LeadershipRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Ghanamma.com

    President of Niger Republic, Mahamadou Issoufou, has expressed confidence that the president-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, would deliver the dividends of democracy to Nigerians.

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  9. Huge debts await Buhari, in-coming govsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Vanguard

    BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE AFTER the euphoria of their electoral victories, one of the major challenges that will confront the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari , and 20 or 21 new governors is the level of debt stock the out-going administrations will leave behind. According to the Debt Management Office, DMO, the Federal Government has a stock of $6.445 billion in external debt ) and another N7.

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  10. How Obasanjo destroyed PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnanna FORMER President Obasanjo, as we can see, used the People's Democratic Party to rule Nigeria for eight years. As soon as he assumed office in 1999, he made up his mind to reduce Nigeria to a one-party state, his pet party system which he canvassed vigorously while Nigeria conducted its transition to civil rule programmes.

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  11. Why Sen Ibrahim should be next Senate President - GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    Some professionals from the North West geopolitical zone yesterday gave reasons gave reasons why Senator Bukar Aba Ibrahim should be made the next President of the Senate. The same zone produced the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari.

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  12. Elections: Excellencies who lost and wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    MOVES by some outgoing state governors to go to the Senate suffered a setback at the just concluded 2015 general elections as only four of them made it while four sitting governors lost their bids. Before the 2007 elections, the idea of governors running to the Senate after governing their states for eight years looked unattractive but since the 2007 elections, former governors have found a new home in the National Assembly.

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  13. Senate presidency: Akume as brideRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Vanguard

    WITH the pendulum of the Nigerian intricate power calculus swinging in favour of the opposition All Progressives Congress,APC following its victory in the March 28, 2015 presidential and National Assembly polls, the question as to who and who would emerge as new leaders of the 8th Senate and the 8th House of Representatives, respectively, remains a matter for grave national concern. Intrigues, subterfuge, political horse trading, backstabbing, etc, are almost at breaking points.

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  14. House of Reps: The S-South quest for SpeakershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Vanguard

    IT is no longer news that the All Progressives Congress will produce the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives when 8th Assembly of the National Assembly takes off in June. What is news is that the South-South and South-East geo-political zones may not produce any of the top leaders on account of their preference for the Peoples Democratic Party , which will become the leading opposition party in June.

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  15. Tambuwal's triumph in SokotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Vanguard

    Hon . Aminu Waziri, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has fought and won many political battles since he was first appointed a legislative aide to the first Senate leader of the Fourth Republic, Senator Abdallah Wali. His defeat of Wali in last Saturday's governorship poll was his latest victory.

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  16. Who will help Ndigbo?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Vanguard

    THE recent verbal threat against Ndigbo in Lagos by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has brought to fore, once again, the endangered position of Igbos in Nigeria. It is foolhardy for anyone to pretend about this.

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  17. Gov. Elections: Security Agents Manipulated Results To Favour APC - PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Ghanamma.com

    The national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party yesterday alleged that last Saturday's governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections were characterized by widespread irregularities, with alleged support by some security officers of Independent National Electoral Commission to the advantage of All Progressives Congress . "Evidences abound of widespread irregularities across the country with INEC rejecting results from the strongholds of PDP candidates for no just cause while accepting the figures from those of the APC," a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, said.

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  18. Gov poll: Security agents manipulated results in favour of APC -PDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Vanguard

    The national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday picked holes on last Saturday's governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, saying they were characterized by widespread irregularities, with alleged support by some security officers of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to the advantage of All Progressives Congress, APC. PDP in a statement yesterday by National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, questioned the conduct of some INEC officials and security agencies, wondering if such officials were intimidated by APC's blackmail and propaganda to deliver its candidates in the polls.

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  19. Nigerian opposition wins key states, shores up victoryRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Nigeria's opposition is winning key states from the party of defeated President Goodluck Jonathan, with results still coming in Monday from weekend elections marred by killings, low turnouts and the snatching of ballot boxes. The party of President-elect Muhammadu Buhari won a tight contest for Lagos, Nigeria's financial hub.

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  20. I'll run a fair, transparent govt - TambuwalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Vanguard

    Sokoto state's governor elect, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has promised to provide good governance in the state with utmost transparency and fairness. Just as he extends hand of fellowship to all citizens of the state.

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