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Emergency rule: FG to decide on extension Wednesday

Emergency rule: FG to decide on extension Wednesday

President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice-President Namadi Sambo. The Federal Government may on Wednesday decide whether the emergency rule imposed on three northern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe will be extended or not. A reliable source at the Presidency told this paper that a decision on the matter might be taken during an enlarged meeting

ABUJA BLAST: DONT MAKE HASTY CONCLUSION- PRESIDENT OBAMA TELLS JONATHAN

United States president, Mr. Barrack Obama and the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, have called on the federal government to urgently conduct a full investigation into Monday’s bomb blast which reportedly claimed some lives and properties at Nyanya motor park, Abuja. Reacting in a statement made available at the early hours of Tuesday by

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JONATHAN TO KWANKWASO:YOU SABOTAGED MY ELECTION

In an apparent response to Kano state Governor’s “regret over voting for Preisdent Goodluck Jonathan”, the president has alleged that governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso refused to give Kano delegates refreshment monies budgeted for them during the presidential election asking how can such a person claim that he voted for him. The preisdent, who was speaking

FG chides media over ‘insensitive’ reports

The Federal Government on Wednesday chided the Nigerian media over the reportage of the Abuja bomb blast. Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, made the government’s position known while briefing State House correspondents of the outcome of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan. Maku was joined at the briefing

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Jonathan flouting electoral law, says APC

The All Progressives Congress on Sunday accused President Goodluck Jonathan and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party of lawlessness for engaging in early electioneering ahead of the 2015 election. The   APC was reacting to a declaration by Jonathan during the PDP zonal rally in Enugu on Friday that the ruling party would recapture the South-East in

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Jonathan may sacrifice Sambo on the altar of 2015

Fresh indications have emerged signaling that President Goodluck Jonathan may drop his vice-President, Namadi Sambo in order to appease certain powerful Northern interests ahead of the 2015 elections. Jonathan’s decision to select another running mate is seen as key to ensuring he receives wide support from Northern power brokers. Sources close to the center report

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JONATHAN’S MEN, APC LEADERS TAKE 2015 BATTLE TO THE US

Political foot soldiers of President Goodluck Jonathan and leaders of the newly registered All Progressive Congress (APC) yesterday took the 2015 political battle to Washington, DC, USA. Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and PSN, the organizers of an event entitled: ‘The Second Session of Nigeria Election Forum,’ said that the discussion was important

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Rush for Jonathan’s ‘daughter’s’ wedding empties confab hall

The rush by delegates to attend the marriage ceremony of a daughter of President Goodluck Jonathan raised unease among some delegates who frowned that conferees abandoned national issues for socializing. About half of the delegates abandoned proceedings Thursday to enable them travel to attend the wedding coming up, Saturday, March 5, 2014 in Bayelsa State.

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