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Photos From Shiites Protest For Killing Of Members In Bauchi, Yobe, Kaduna

Following Saturday’s Dec 12th 2015 violent clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Muslim sect, Shiite, in Zaria, Kaduna State, which reportedly led to the death of scores of the sect’s members, the Shiite group on Sunday, took … Continue reading

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Buhari wins by 2.57 million votes – official result

Main opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidential election by 2.57 million votes, according to official results announced on Wednesday. The Independent National Electoral Commission said the 72-year-old, from the All Progressives Congress (APC), won 15,424,921 votes or 53.95 percent … Continue reading

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Jonathan is not anti-Muslim, says Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said President Goodluck Jonathan was not using his office to pursue anti-Muslim agenda as being alleged in some quarters. Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said this on Monday … Continue reading

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Jonathan is not anti-Muslim, says Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said President Goodluck Jonathan was not using his office to pursue anti-Muslim agenda as being alleged in some quarters. Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said this on Monday … Continue reading

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President Jonathan announces bid for second term

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday formally declared that he will seek a second term of office at next year’s general election. “I, Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, have accepted to present myself on the platform of the PDP,” he told supporters … Continue reading

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Fashola declares federal task force illegal

President Jonathan and Gov Babatubde Fashola of Lagos LAGOS—Following the invasion of some highways by persons in black uniforms, known as Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme and Federal Road Maintenance Agency, SURE-P/FERMA taskforce officials, Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, … Continue reading

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36 govs to fight autonomy for LGs……

ABUJA—IN a rare show of solidarity, the two factions of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, temporarily put aside their year-long differences, yesterday, to fight against the National Assembly proposal granting autonomy to the country’s local governments. The two factions, led … Continue reading

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