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Buhari vows to enforce accountability in States, Local Govts.


Newly inaugurated Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday vowed to enforce responsible and accountable governance at all levels of government in the country. In his first speech shortly after taking his oath of office, Mr. Buhari said with Nigeria’s new commitment to democracy and the determination by Nigerians to entrench ...

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Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn-in as President of Nigeria. Buhari, from the All Progressives Congress was inaugurated at a ceremony attended by numerous African heads of state and foreign dignitaries in the capital Abuja on Friday. Buhari, dressed in traditional Muslim attire, stood on the stage clutching ...

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NYESOM WIKE: I Will Probe Amaechi


THE Rivers State Governor-elect, Chief Nyesom Wike, has indicated his readiness to probe the Rotimi Amaechi administration after being sworn in as the chief executive of the state. Wike, who gave this hint while receiving the interim report of the Transition Committee in Port Harcourt on Monday, declared that his ...

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INEC’S Card Reader exposes electoral fraud in Akwa Ibom


A DAILY POST investigation has revealed a serious electoral manipulation in Akwa Ibom State, where the overall result figures surpass the total number of accredited voters. It would be recalled that the Akwa Ibom State INEC Returning Officer, Prof. James Ekpoke, had declared Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

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Ayodele Fayose Begs For Forgiveness


Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said he is ready for dialogue with his opponents to bring peace to the state. He also asked for forgiveness from those he might have offended, saying “nobody is perfect.” Fayose spoke on Friday at a special prayer session organised for him by the ...

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IMPEACHMENT: Labour grounds Ekiti, banks shut


Banks in Ado Ekiti were again shut on Friday as organised labour took over the streets to protest against plot to impeach Governor Ayodele Fayose by the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers of the Ekiti State House of Assembly. The labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress ...

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APC rejects May 28 handover date


There are indications that the All Progressives Congress is uncomfortable with the May 28 handover date proposed by the out-going administration. Investigation by Saturday PUNCH revealed that the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) are set to clash over a proposal by the Jonathan team ...

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Revealed: Plot to abduct Jega during presidential poll


Fresh facts have emerged on the March 31 attempt by a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, to scuttle the announcement of the March 28 presidential election results. The main part of Orubebe’s action, according to Reuters on Thursday, was a plot to use hired thugs   ...

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