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2019: INEC And Inclusion Of Independent Candidacy

2019: INEC And Inclusion Of Independent Candidacy

Mr Nixus! June 25, 2017 0

The call for the adoption of independent candidacy by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) began to gather momentum again when Senator Ken Nnammani-led Constitutional and Electoral Reform Committee recommended the inclusion of independent

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2019: Restructuring, Hate Speech And Other Narratives

2019: Restructuring, Hate Speech And Other Narratives

Mr Nixus! June 25, 2017 0

The clamour for restructuring of the country continues to get traction in the face of an explosion of hate speeches, CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes The narratives that may define the 2019 general elections are evolving

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PIB: Host Communities Controversy Rages On

PIB: Host Communities Controversy Rages On

Mr Nixus! June 25, 2017 0

The House of Representatives last week passed the Petroleum Industry Bill through second reading. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL reviews the bill and controversies that trails the long awaited bill. For the umpteenth time, the House of

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Constitution Review: National Assembly Wrestle Powers With Executive

Constitution Review: National Assembly Wrestle Powers With Executive

Mr Nixus! June 25, 2017 0

In what appears to be a quest for equal constitutional power between the executive and the legislative arm of government, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO observes that the National Assembly is set to alter certain provisions of

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Diaspora Voting: 17m Nigeria Should Be Allowed To Vote In 2019 – APDA

Diaspora Voting: 17m Nigeria Should Be Allowed To Vote In 2019 – APDA

Mr Nixus! June 24, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja  Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has joined the call for diaspora voting, adding that over 17million Nigerians living abroad should not be neglected in

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2019: The Experiment With Independent Candidates

2019: The Experiment With Independent Candidates

Mr Nixus! June 24, 2017 0

BY KINGSLEY OPURUM ….the call for the adoption of independent candidacy by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) began to gather momentum again when Senator Ken Nnammani-led Constitutional and Electoral Reform Committee recommended the

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DHQ Says Service Chiefs Commit No Illegality In Extension Of Officers’ Service

DHQ Says Service Chiefs Commit No Illegality In Extension Of Officers’ Service

Mr Nixus! June 23, 2017 0

The Defence Headquarters says the Service Chiefs of the Armed Forces of Nigeria have not committed any illegality in extending the service of career officers. Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, the Director Defence Information gave the

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I Don’t Have Tapes Of Conversation With Comey – Trump

I Don’t Have Tapes Of Conversation With Comey – Trump

Mr Nixus! June 23, 2017 0

U.S . President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he did not have any recordings of his conversations with ousted Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), James Comey. “With all of the

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Edo: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu And The Battle Of Wits

Edo: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu And The Battle Of Wits

Mr Nixus! June 23, 2017 0

Edo State gubernatorial tussle between Governor Godwin Obaseki of the APC and the candidate of the PDP, Pastor Ize-Iyamu, has moved from the tribunal to the Supreme Court, PATRICK OCHOGA writes. Expectedly, the opposition,

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Rivers APC And The Crisis Within

Rivers APC And The Crisis Within

Mr Nixus! June 22, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA Recent happenings within the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, including suspension of chieftains and the emergence of interest-serving groups within the party as well as the

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Recession: INEC Warns Against Diaspora Election In 2019

Recession: INEC Warns Against Diaspora Election In 2019

Mr Nixus! June 21, 2017 0

By Adebayo Waheed, The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has warned that conducting Diaspora voting during the period of recession will cost Nigeria million of dollars and logistic requirements. Speaking

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Gov. Akeredolu Signs 2017 Budget into Law

Gov. Akeredolu Signs 2017 Budget into Law

Mr Nixus! June 20, 2017 0

 Tope Fayehun, Akure The Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law. This came after the state House of Assembly had passed the budget of N170,846,580 billion

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Wike, Abe Disagree Over Rivers APC Crisis

Wike, Abe Disagree Over Rivers APC Crisis

Mr Nixus! June 20, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike and the senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, have disagreed on the current leadership crisis rocking

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Senate To Tackle Corruption Through Legislative Proposals

Senate To Tackle Corruption Through Legislative Proposals

Mr Nixus! June 20, 2017 0

By Ahuraka Isah and Solomon Ayado, Abuja Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said the senate now intends to use law amendments and new legislative proposals to narrow corruption opportunities to the barest minimum in the

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Diversion Of Relief Materials Allegation Against Me ,Politically Motivated –  Ita-Giwa

Diversion Of Relief Materials Allegation Against Me ,Politically Motivated – Ita-Giwa

Mr Nixus! June 20, 2017 0

By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos Senator Florence Ita-Giwa yesterday said allegations leveled against her over diversion of relief materials she sourced from the National Refugee Commission for victims of fire outbreak in Dayspring Island Bakassi

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APC commends Gov. Masari For Drilling 250 Boreholes In Mai’adua

APC commends Gov. Masari For Drilling 250 Boreholes In Mai’adua

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has commended Gov. Aminu Masari for drilling 250 boreholes to improve potable water supply in Mai’adua Local Government, Katsina State. Alhaji Nura Koza, the APC chairman of the local

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Amnesty: Still Counting, Two Years Under Buhari

Amnesty: Still Counting, Two Years Under Buhari

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

In this report, EMAMEH GABRIEL dissects activities of the Presidential Amnesty Programme from inception. The offer of Presidential Pardon for repentant militants was officially made on 25 June 2009 and over 20,192 militants were

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N5bn Scam: No Money Traced To Goje’s Account – EFCC Investigator

N5bn Scam: No Money Traced To Goje’s Account – EFCC Investigator

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

By MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA, Abuja An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Solomon Okotie has told a Federal High Court sitting in Jos his investigation  revealed that no money from the

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CCT: Presidency In Dilemma Over Plot To Appeal Saraki’s Acquittal

CCT: Presidency In Dilemma Over Plot To Appeal Saraki’s Acquittal

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

BY MUYIWA OYINLOLA, Abuja All is not well among top Federal Government functionaries over the recent discharge and acquittal of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The politician, had

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Reps Propose 3-year Amnesty for Treasury Looters

Reps Propose 3-year Amnesty for Treasury Looters

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

by ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja The House of Representatives has initiated  a Bill for an Act seeking to grant amnesty to former public officers who have looted  Nigeria’s treasury but willing to invest their loots

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Why FG  Is Holding Dasuki, El-Zakzaky – Lai  Mohammed

Why FG Is Holding Dasuki, El-Zakzaky – Lai Mohammed

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

By Abdullahi Olesin, Ilorin The minister of Information and Communications, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has advanced reasons why the federal government will not release the former national security adviser, Colonel Sambo Dansuki and leader if

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There’s No Alternative To One Nigeria – Cardinal Onaiyekan

There’s No Alternative To One Nigeria – Cardinal Onaiyekan

Mr Nixus! June 19, 2017 0

By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja Eminent Catholic cleric, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has said that it was too expensive for the country to break up, insisting that Nigerians have no choice but to live together. The

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Fayose’s Presidential Ambition, A Pipe Dream –  APC

Fayose’s Presidential Ambition, A Pipe Dream – APC

Mr Nixus! June 18, 2017 0

ALO ABIOLA, ADO EKITI The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has described the latest declaration by the Governor Ayodele Fayose to contest the 2019 presidential election as a pipe dream targeted at

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INEC And It’s Perception Battle Ahead Of 2019

INEC And It’s Perception Battle Ahead Of 2019

Mr Nixus! June 18, 2017 0

Image managers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), recently met in Kaduna to review the Commission’s communication policy. CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes on the outcome of the meeting ahead of 2019. Chairman of the

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PDP Govs And Conflicting Signals Ahead Of Apex Court Judgement

PDP Govs And Conflicting Signals Ahead Of Apex Court Judgement

Mr Nixus! June 18, 2017 0

Governors of the crisis ridden Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met last well in Abuja amidst a confusion over whether they will leave the party or not, ahead of the Supreme Court judgment over the

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Shettima’s Proactive Policy Is Sanitising Maiduguri – Surundi

Shettima’s Proactive Policy Is Sanitising Maiduguri – Surundi

Mr Nixus! June 18, 2017 0

Comrade Nassir Ali Surundi is the general manager and sole administrator of the Borno State Environmental Protection Agency (BOSEPA) and since 2011 when he was appointed as head of the Agency, Maiduguri and environs

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Bello, Dino Not Setting Right Standards For Youths – Atumeyi

Bello, Dino Not Setting Right Standards For Youths – Atumeyi

Mr Nixus! June 18, 2017 0

Hon. Ismaila yusuf Atumeyi, the national chairman network for change and good governance (NCGG) in this interview with JONATHAN NDA ISAIAH, says the face-off between governor Yahaya Bello and Senator Dino Melaye is far

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Jibril Denies Expulsion From Party

Jibril Denies Expulsion From Party

Mr Nixus! June 17, 2017 0

By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Abdulmumini Jibril has denied reports which suggested that he had been expelled from the All Progressives Congress ( APC) . Jibril in

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Ameachi, Abe Crisis Spells Doom For APC In Rivers, Frank Warns 

Ameachi, Abe Crisis Spells Doom For APC In Rivers, Frank Warns 

Mr Nixus! June 17, 2017 0

By ANDREW ESSIEN, Abuja A Chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has warned that if nothing is done urgently to resolve the ongoing disagreement between Minister of Transportation Chibuike

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Sen Andy Uba Vows To Unseat Gov Willie Obiano

Sen Andy Uba Vows To Unseat Gov Willie Obiano

Mr Nixus! June 17, 2017 0

…Embarks On Local Government Sensitization Tour By Ebriku John Friday The gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November 2017 governorship election, Senator Andy Uba has vowed to unseat the

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Travails, Triumph Of Senate President

Travails, Triumph Of Senate President

Mr Nixus! June 17, 2017 0

SOLOMON AYADO, in this report, retraces the political sojourn of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, through his trails at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The political space was jolted by the acquittal of

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2019: 5 APC NWC Members Jostle For Guber Seats

2019: 5 APC NWC Members Jostle For Guber Seats

Mr Nixus! June 15, 2017 0

By ANDREW ESSIEN, Five National Working Committee (NWC) members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are eyeing seats of their respective states on the party’s platform, investigations have revealed. The NWC members aspiring to

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Two Years Of APC: The Challenges, The Progress

Two Years Of APC: The Challenges, The Progress

Mr Nixus! June 15, 2017 0

Two years after the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been in government after upstaging the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the government at the center and indeed, from most states of

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Igbo, Arewa Threats: Senate Direct FG To Uphold, Hand Jonathan’s Confab Report To NASS

Igbo, Arewa Threats: Senate Direct FG To Uphold, Hand Jonathan’s Confab Report To NASS

Mr Nixus! June 14, 2017 0

BY SOLOMON AYADO and AHURAKA ISAH, Abuja ….Senators To begin constituencies’ sensitization campaigns on Peace The Senate Wednesday directed the Federal Government to urgently adopt and sent to the National Assembly the report of

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Igbo Quit Notice: Ethnic Groups Call For Youth Confab

Igbo Quit Notice: Ethnic Groups Call For Youth Confab

Mr Nixus! June 14, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja …Urge Osinbajo To Attend In a move to douse tensions generated by the three-month quit notice given to Igbos in the North, a coalition of ethnic nationalities yesterday ‎pleaded for

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APC Disagrees With Fayose Over Proposed Fresh Paris Club Refund

APC Disagrees With Fayose Over Proposed Fresh Paris Club Refund

Mr Nixus! June 13, 2017 0

By ALO ABIOLA, ADO EKITI The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has described the claim by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the fresh Paris Club refund to the state will be insufficient to

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N100bn Revenue: Wike Has No Reason Not To Perform – Peterside TellWike

N100bn Revenue: Wike Has No Reason Not To Perform – Peterside TellWike

Mr Nixus! June 13, 2017 0

BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has said the recent revelations that Rivers State got over N100 billion in five months from

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Melaye’s Recall And The Banging Drums Of War In Kogi

Melaye’s Recall And The Banging Drums Of War In Kogi

Mr Nixus! June 13, 2017 0

Since the eruption of political fracas between Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the Senator for Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, a lot of ugly events have been unfolding. SOLOMON AYADO takes a

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Osun Senatorial Re-run: APC’s Receives Commendation On Decision 

Osun Senatorial Re-run: APC’s Receives Commendation On Decision 

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

…Exonorates Saraki, Oyegun over Aregbesola’s candidate  Ahead the re-run Senatorial election in Osun state, a platform of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) known as Change for Real (CFR), has commended the decision of

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Dogara Decries Extinction Of Indigenous Languages

Dogara Decries Extinction Of Indigenous Languages

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO and By Kauthar Anumba-Khaleel, Abuja Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has expressed concerns over existential threats to indigenous languages in the country. Dogara stated this at the

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APC Guber Aspirant Drops Ambition, Supports Obiano

APC Guber Aspirant Drops Ambition, Supports Obiano

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

By OKECHUKWU OBETA, Awka Re-election bid of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state yesterday , received a huge boost as a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in the November

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Paris Club Refund: FG Lied Against Rivers – Wike

Paris Club Refund: FG Lied Against Rivers – Wike

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

By Olanrewaju Arotimi, Calabar Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has declared that the Federal Government did not disburse N34billion to Rivers State as Paris Fund Refund, as claimed by the Federal Ministry

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Saraki’s CCT Trial: A Case Too Long

Saraki’s CCT Trial: A Case Too Long

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,  will go down history as the first serving senate president to face trial while holding forth as the leader of the NASS. His emergence and the political tensions that

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Move To Recall Me Will Fail, Says Melaye

Move To Recall Me Will Fail, Says Melaye

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

Sen. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi) has said that the ongoing move by the electorate in his constituency to recall him from the Senate will fail. Melaye, who is representing the Kogi West Senatorial District in

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LG Poll: Jigawa APC Presents Flags To 27 Candidates

LG Poll: Jigawa APC Presents Flags To 27 Candidates

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

By Muh’d Zangina Kura, Dutse The Jigawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday presented flags to its 27 candidates for the forthcoming  local government council election in the state. The state

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I Will Not Apologise To Senate  – Ndume

I Will Not Apologise To Senate – Ndume

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

By Solomon ayado, Abuja The embattled former leader of the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has taken a swipe at the leadership of the Upper chamber for suspending him,ruling out tendering an

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I won’t Rest Until Ondo Workers Are Fully Paid – Akeredolu

I won’t Rest Until Ondo Workers Are Fully Paid – Akeredolu

Mr Nixus! June 12, 2017 0

By Tope Fayehun, Akure Ondo State governor, Mr. Oluwarortimi Akeredolu (SAN), has re-assured the civil servants in the state that all the issues relating to their welfare would be given a priority by his

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Benue: Despite Voter Apathy, APC Sweeps Council Polls

Benue: Despite Voter Apathy, APC Sweeps Council Polls

Mr Nixus! June 11, 2017 0

BY HEMBADOON ORSAR …..the highs and lows of the recent local government council election which held in Benue State. Even though the Benue State government has been commended for conducting local government elections which

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Is APDA The Much Awaited Third Force?

Is APDA The Much Awaited Third Force?

Mr Nixus! June 11, 2017 0

The newly unveiled Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), is speculated to be an alternative platform for Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led PDP, if the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff faction wins the forthcoming Supreme Court ruling over

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Govs, Lawmakers Elected Under Our Party Must Resign If They Want To Defect – APDA

Govs, Lawmakers Elected Under Our Party Must Resign If They Want To Defect – APDA

Mr Nixus! June 11, 2017 0

By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja Mindful of aspirants who might want to use and dump its platform ahead of 2019 general elections, the new party Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) has set in motion a

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