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former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke

Court sacks Duke as SDP presidential candidate, picks Jerry Gana

The court said the constitution of the party stipulates that the national chairman and presidential candidate cannot come from the southern part of the country.

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola

Fashola under fire over claims govt isn’t responsible for poor electricity

Nigerians have reacted with outrage after the minister refused to take responsibility.

Linda Ikeji and her new born. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Linda Ikeji]

Linda Ikeji apologises to fans for having child out of wedlock

Reactions from Nigerians to the blogger’s disclosures have been diverse.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors. [Photo credit: Official twitter handle of Bashir Ahmaad]

Buhari in closed meeting with governors

The meeting is believed to discuss a new minimum wage.

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors. [Photo credit: Official twitter handle of Bashir Ahmaad]

Minimum Wage: Again, governors to meet Buhari

A meeting is expected before 1p.m. Friday.

Ibrahim Shekarau

Shekarau, Yerima, Yayale others in Villa to meet Buhari

It is the first meeting between President Buhari and former Gov. Shekarau since the latter returned to APC.

A cross section of the Hollywood stars starring in Rise

Hollywood stars set to star in Boko Haram-inspired movie

It is however, yet unknown if the cast would eventually include any Nigerian actor.

Aisha Buhari’s Akwa Ibom visit sparks row over senator’s vehicles

The state government accuses former Gov. Akpabio of hijacking the trip.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC denies planning Chad, Niger voting centres

The commission says voting will not take place anywhere outside Nigeria.

Mr and Mrs Michael Ogbanje, parents of the deceased

How I discovered my daughter Ochanya had been repeatedly raped by her uncle – Father

Ochanya Ogbanje, 13, died of Vesicovaginal fistula (VVF) in October.

Linda Ikeji and son Jayce

Linda Ikeji reveals identity of son’s father

The blogger speaks on her relationship with her son’s father.

APC FLag used to illustrate the story.

Campaign on pro-people policies, not killings – APC tells PDP

According to the ruling party, everyone owes victims of killings solemn conducts in their honour

Shell-and-Eni

Malabu Scandal: Nigeria files fresh $1.1bn suit against Shell, Eni

The Nigerian government is currently allowing the oil firms to process one of the fields in the block, called Zabazaba.

Nigerian Army in Damboa, Borno state (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters)

Boko Haram: Osun monarch backs army, attacks Amnesty International, ICC

He said the report, which accused the troops of war crimes was “mischievous” and “disheartening”.

SDP

Why we changed vice presidential candidate – SDP

The party says the former vice presidential candidate has signed all INEC’s forms required to perfect the substitution process.

Governors, Ifeanyi Okowa [Delta] Seriake Dickson, [Bayelsa] Emmanuel Ayade [Cross River] and Nyesom Wike [Rivers] today [30-10-18] After The South South Governors' Meeting On Issues Of Common Interest At Abuja

Minimum Wage: Governors to meet President Buhari again

The governors want to pay N22,500 while the federal government wants to pay N24,000 against the N30,000 being demanded by labour.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Pix: Daily Post Nigeria]

EXCLUSIVE: How agency headed by Buhari’s in-law is violating Nigeria’s procurement law

The agency has been shortlisting unqualified companies for federal contracts.

Ag. Chairman EFCC, Ibrahim Magu

Alleged Defamation: EFCC chairman Magu testifies in court

Mr Magu denied ownership of two properties allegedly traced to his wife.

Deji Adeyanju (Photo Credit: Politics Nigeria)

Activist Deji Adeyanju arrested again

The police in Abuja have detained Deji Adeyanju again, his associates have told PREMIUM TIMES.

Participants present at the event.

#TheConvergence: How data can help young candidates run cost-effective campaigns – Analyst

” In a world of finite resources, the campaign that can best harness data is likely to run the most cost-effective campaign,” Mr Nwanze said

NLNG

$1.05bn NLNG fund not missing – Senate committee

The senate is investigation the utilisation of the money by the NNPC from the NLNG dividend fund.

Buhari appoints new Minister of Environment

The appointment followed the resignation of the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril.

Bello Haliru Mohammed

EFCC’s inability to ‘bring’ witness stalls corruption trial of former PDP chairman

Haliru Bello allegedly received N300 million from ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki.

clouds

What the weather will look like on Friday – NiMet

The agency predicts sunny and hazy weather.

Broadband

Nigeria’s broadband penetration at 31% — NCC

The Federal government set a target of 30 per cent penetration by end of 2018.