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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the country wont give in to those who want to instill fear into the people. This was his statement on Sunday after the killing of worshipers in Owo, Ondo State. He condemned what he described “the heinous” killing of worshippers Sunday at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo Kingdom, in Ondo State. The President says only fiends from the nether region could have conceived and carried out such dastardly act, adding that eternal sorrow awaits them both on earth here, and ultimately in the hereafter. President Buhari mourns the dead, condoles with…

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Amidst anxieties over how the ruling All Progressive Congress will produce its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari has again Sunday night dropped hint he would be personally involved in the processes leading to the emergence of the party’s candidate. The president, during a meeting with another layer of the party’s leadership at the presidential villa, applauded what he called the series of consultations that had gone on in the last few days. He was meeting with the APC’s National Advisory Council. Saying the party would get “a widely acceptable presidential standard bearer” the president told the meeting that with such…

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all presidential contenders in the All Progressive Congress to meet and come up with a formidable candidate before the party holds its primary election between June 6-8, 2022. This was his parting shot to them after almost two hours of meeting Saturday night. The President said the meeting was a continuation of the on-going consultative process aimed at ensuring a smooth and strategic emergence of a standard bearer, who will lead the APC to a resounding victory in the upcoming presidential polls. “Looking at this assemblage of personalities and considering your rich pedigree of accomplishments…

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Statement by Northern States’ APC Governors and Political Leaders APC governors and political leaders from the northern states of Nigeria today met to review the political situation and to further support our Party in providing progressive leadership amidst our national challenges. During our discussions, we welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s invitation to governors and other stakeholders to contribute to the emergence of a strong presidential candidate for the APC. After careful deliberation, we wish to state our firm conviction that after eight years in office of President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC for the 2023 elections should…

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Tinubu’s Comments on Buhari, Governor Abiodun Twisted to Discredit Him -Campaign Organisation https://nporeports.com/tinubus-comments-on-buhari-governor-abiodun-twisted-to-discredit-him-campaign-organisation/ Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu has said that his statements made in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Thursday have been manipulated by those who want to discredit him. Tinubu, through his Campaign organization, said there was nothing he said in Abeokuta was new and that they were all in public domain as facts. A statement signed by Bayo Onanuga, Director of Media campaign, said its reportage were at best erroneous, misleading and mischievous. Tinubu had on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari could not have…

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Former Governor of Lagos State and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said that Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State could not have been governor today if not through his magnanimity. Tinubu, who was speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital on Thursday as part of his round up visitations to delegates, looked back at where the Governor was seated and told the governor and the audience, “That one sitting there, behind me, Dapo, he could not have been Governor if not for me.” This had drawn loud applause from the audience…

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the release of the former Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris from its custody. Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, the Head of Media and Public Affairs of the commission, said that Idris was released after meeting his bail conditions. “I actually do not have idea of what the bail conditions are but all I can tell you is that he has been released after meeting his bail conditions,” he said. Idris was arrested on May 16 in Kano by the EFCC over alleged diversion and laundering of N80 billion.…

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has on Tuesday granted former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha bail. This was just as the court adjourned the case over N2.9bn fraud allegation against him to November this year. Justice Inyang Ekwo, while using the discretionary power of the court, granted the senator N500m bail with a surety who must have a landed property within the jurisdiction of the court. The Judge said the surety must deposit the Certificate of Occupancy of a verified property with the registry of the court. The judge, while admitting the senator to bail with a cautionary…

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it arrested former Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara over alleged involvement in the N84 billion fraud allegation against the former Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris. An authoritative source in the EFCC disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. The source said the Chairman and Managing Director of Finex Professional, Mr. Anthony Yaro was also arrested alongside the former governor. READ ALSO: Catholic Church Worried Over Rate of Vote-Buying at Party Primaries Dispatch Riders in Abuja Must Now Register With VIO – Official…

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