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Why I quit PDP - Fani-Kayode

Why I quit PDP - Fani-Kayode (Video)

Former Minister in Nigeria - Femi Fani-Kayode speaks on why he quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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The General Hospital Marina earlier released a list of the Lagos Island building collapse survivors who have been stabilised. Read more

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A three-storey residential building which also housed a nursery and primary school on its top floor, has collapsed in Lagos Island - killing mostly school children. Read more

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 2019 Presidential election with a poll of 15,191,847 votes. Read more

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The gap widens between APC and PDP Read more

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22 of 37 States & FCT results declared Read more

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today to Saturday February 23 2019. Read more

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In a few hours, Nigerians go to the polls for elections to choose a President and National Assembly legislators for the Senate and the Federal House of Representatives. Read more

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Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa with some APC UK and Together Nigeria members earlier this week in London

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Following representations by Diaspora Chapters of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the lack of inclusion in the Presidential Campaign Council, the Campaign Council's Diaspora Directorate has been named. Read more

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anzania's former President - Jakaya Kikwete, will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group for the general elections in Nigeria, scheduled for 16 February. Read more

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In what some have jokingly described as a 'belated birthday present' - having attained his 65th birthday last Sunday, the Director General of Nigeria's Department of State Services (DSS) - Mr. Lawal Musa Daura, has been sacked by Acting President Read more

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Presidential candidate of one of Nigeria's newly registered political parties - the All Blending Party (ABP), Archbishop Samson Benjamin, has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to support ABP's quest for a better and all-inclusive country. Read more

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An App that combats some of Nigeria's security challenges through Biometrics and Background Checks, has been launched. Electronic Verification Application (EVA) is an employee identification system that helps employers verify the identity of their Read more

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Nigeria’s newly appointed High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’ in the United Kingdom – H.E. Mr George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON, has presented his Letter of Credentials and had audience with Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Read more

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Yana Duka is one of 35 cholera patients in a provisional health facility in Muna camp. She lost her pregnancy after falling ill.

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Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera patients at a displacement camp Read more

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Young people aged 16 - 24 from Yola, northeast Nigeria are to benefit from a new partnership launched between the Citi Foundation and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) which will provide refugees, young people displaced within their own Read more

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has given a heroic burial to its late Instructor Pilot, Group Captain Adanu Gabriel Ochai, who lost his life in an air mishap involving a NAF Air Beetle aircraft last month in Kaduna. Ochai was laid to rest at the Read more

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Nigeria's former Attorney-General and Justice Minister - Prince Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead. The Prince from Odogbolu in Nigeria's Ogun State died earlier this morning, months after celebrating his 80th birthday. Read more

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While we must give kudos to the military and the Nigerian government for improving security in the northeast, it is safe to say the conflict is far from over. There is still some way to go. Read more

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Musa*, a CJTF leader based in Maiduguri, has been pleading with his government contacts to provide jobs and support to his men once they decide to leave the CJTF. “You have taught them how to use arms. You have taught them how to fight. To not help Read more

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As Nigerians at home and abroad mourn the death of Dipo Famakinwa - the pioneer Director-General of the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria, (DAWN) Commission; there is a consensus among many, that his passing is a huge loss, especially to the Read more

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