The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Tuesday 5th March 2019

The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Tuesday 5th March 2019

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target=_blank>Why I stepped down for Seyi Makinde ― Ayorinde, SDP candidate

Oyo State governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Bolaji Ayorinde SAN, OFR has formally dropped his ambition in support of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the election, Seyi Makinde. In a statement he issued on Monday, he said his support for the PDP candidate was “informed on the need to
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target=_blank>Court nullifies Kano PDP governorship primary, orders fresh election

Barely five days to the governorship election, a Federal High Court in Kano on Monday nullified the governorship primary election conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP,) which produced Abba Kabir-Yusuf as the PDP’s flag-bearer in the state. The cancellation of the primary election followed the suit filed before the Court, by one of the
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target=_blank>Oyo gov: NPM gov candidate steps down for Makinde

The governorship candidate of the New Progressive Movement (NPM), Lt. Colonel Feyisayo Ladoye (rtd), has dropped his ambition to back the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Seyi Makinde, urging smaller parties to line behind him to provide positive change in the state. This was as he charged NPM supporters across the state and the
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target=_blank>Osinbajo, Tinubu meet Soji Akanbi, rally support for Adelabu, Oyo APC candidates

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the national leader All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, have met with Senator Soji Akanbi, alongside other party leaders to rally support for APC candidates preparatory to the March 9 governorship and Houses of Assembly elections in Oyo State. The meeting between the APC leaders and Senator Akanbi at
The post Osinbajo, Tinubu meet Soji Akanbi, rally support for Adelabu, Oyo APC candidates appeared first on Tribune Online.

target=_blank>Russia confirms Kim Jong Un to visit Moscow

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, according to the press secretary of the Russian president who did not share dates or other details of the trip. “Such a visit is indeed on the agenda,” said Dmitry Peskov. “We hope that the precise date and venue will be determined via diplomatic channels within the foreseeable future.”
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target=_blank>Polls: PDP Caucus resolves to drag military before UN

THE Expanded National Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to drag the nation’s military before the United Nations (UN) for allegedly aiding the ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections. A communique issued at the end of the meeting which was read by the PDP
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target=_blank>APC in dilemma over 2015 Senate, Reps leadership zoning plans

There is a growing dilemma within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the planned retention of the 2015 zoning arrangements for the positions of the Senate President, his Deputy as well as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Deputy. Investigations by the Tribune Online indicated that whereas the party is willing
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target=_blank>March 9: We shall pay special security attention to Delta ― Osinbajo

FOLLOWING complaints by members and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over security in February 23 elections, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised that the Federal Government will pay special attention to Delta State during the March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly elections. This is just as aggrieved members of the APC booed
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target=_blank>JUST IN: EFCC arrests Farounbi

There was mild drama in Ikeja on Monday as operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested Mr Yinka Farounbi, a former Chairman of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The arrest took place at the branch’s secretariat in Ikeja during a monthly meeting of the branch. The arrest followed
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Amnesty office probes looting of Kaima Vocational Training Centre

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, has inaugurated a special Investigation panel to investigate the looting of Kaima Vocational Training Centre. A statement by the Special Assistant, Media to the Amnesty Office, Murphy Ganagana stated that the Federal Government was ready to unmask and prosecute […]
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