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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: Obasanjo not to be taken seriously anymore – Presidency

The president’s aide said “the slightest wind can make Mr Obasanjo change his mind again.”

Nigerian Senate

Kwara Boat Mishap: Senate calls for construction of Lafiagi-Niger road

The lawmakers mandated the National Inland Waterways Agency (NIWA) to enforce the use of life jackets by passengers

Femi Gbajabiamila

Electoral Act: APC Reps will stop override of Buhari’s veto – Gbajabiamila

The House Leader said the APC members would not be part of any move to override the president

On this July 3, 2018 photo, Atiku Abubakar reviews some documents on his first day at his campaign headquarters in Abuja. (Credits: Atiku Campaign Organisation)

UPDATED: 2019: Atiku signs peace accord in Abuja

The main opposition presidential candidate was absent at the signing of the crucial pact on Tuesday.

Former US President, Barrack Obama, and Ex Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan. [PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria]

Jonathan mischaracterised Obama in new book – U.S. govt

Mr Jonathan had accused former US president, Barack Obama, of displaying an unusual level of bias ahead of Nigeria’s presidential election in 2015.

Participants present at the event.

The Convergence (Day 3): 400 young candidates gather in Abuja (LIVE UPDATES)

Today is the final day of the three-day event which commenced Monday.

FULL TEXT: Details of 2019 election peace accord presidential candidates signed

There are 91 registered political parties in the country, but it was not clear how many parties signed the accord.

Ex-military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar

INTERVIEW: Abdulsalami Abubakar speaks on Atiku, Ezekwesili, others’ absence at peace accord signing

The committee chairman says there is still room for those absent to sign the accord.

Sambo Dasuki

Dasuki challenges Nigerian govt’s right to continue prosecution despite disobeying court order

The accused wants the government to obey a court order for his release.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police Recruitment: Over 104,000 apply for 10,000 slots in 12 days

Niger State has the highest number of applications of 7,985 while Bayelsa has the lowest with 347.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

Oshiomhole denies attacking Aisha Buhari

He made the clarification in reaction to a rumour on the social media

On this July 3, 2018 photo, Atiku Abubakar reviews some documents on his first day at his campaign headquarters in Abuja. (Credits: Atiku Campaign Organisation)

UPDATED: 2019: Why I did not attend signing of peace accord — Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari and other presidential candidates were present at the signing of the crucial pact on Tuesday.

Atiku Abubakar

2019: Atiku absent as presidential candidates sign peace accord in Abuja

President Buhari was amongst those who have arrived to endorse the pact which was drafted by the National Peace Committee.

The House of Representative in Chamber ... members are notorious for budget mutilation

Reps committee threatens to block aviation agencies’ 2019 budgets

Lawmakers angry heads of the agencies did not appear before the committee to defend the budgets

President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria ‘deeply grateful’ to Switzerland over return of stolen funds – Buhari

The president also praised the European country for its support for internally displaced persons in the North-east

Nigerian Senate

Senate suspends confirmation of EFCC nominees

Lawmakers at a closed-door session agreed to suspend the confirmation to allow further legislative input

Yaba-College-of-Technology-Yabatech

ASUP set to commence strike Wednesday despite government’s invitation

The union laments failure of the federal government to implement the 2009 and 2017 agreements.

Nnamdi Okonkwo

Alleged Diezani Loot: EFCC set to arraign Fidelity Bank MD, ex-First Bank director over $153.3 million

An executive director at First Bank, Dauda Lawal, will also be arraigned.

Nigerian senate chambers

Uproar in Senate as lawmakers disagree over EFCC nominees

South East senators allege marginalisation of their geopolitical zone in appointments to the commission.

Members of the House of Reps

Buhari, APC lose as Katsina Rep dumps party

Mr Murtala did not state the reason for his defection.

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi

Gov. Ajimobi wants state police

The governor the Oyo State Safe City Control Centre.

Hon. David Ombugadu AKA Davematics, speaking at the event.

#TheConvergence: You don’t need money to win elections, PDP lawmaker tells young candidates

He said the young candidates need people, resolve and connections to win the elections.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Berlin, Germany

Nigeria, an investment destination of choice – Osinbajo

The vice president spoke with a group of German investors in Berlin.

ASUU and Nigerian government negotiation meeting

UPDATED: ASUU strike continues as lecturers meeting with govt ends

ASUU has been on strike since November 4.

Kashamu Buruji

2019: Ogun PDP crisis worsens as two governorship candidates launch separate campaigns

Ladi Adebutu and Buruji Kashamu are recognised by the national leadership of the PDP and INEC respectively.