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I am not losing sleep, Oshiomhole insists – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday, insisted that he is not losing sleep over the Reformed-APC faction. He told State House Correspondents who asked if he was indeed losing sleep, after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, …

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I’ll reclaim my ticket from Adeleke, says Ogunbiyi – Punch Newspapers

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Chairman of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, has rejected the result of the Osun State Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship primary election held on Saturday. Ogunbiyi, who rejected the outcome of the exercise at a press conference he addressed at Ileogbo, his hometown on Sunday, …

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We’ll prosecute those who swindled World Cup fans, FG vows – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Government has vowed to arrest and prosecute the airline travel agents who cancelled the return tickets of 230 Nigerian football fans stranded after the 2018 World Cup Tournament in Russia. The Nigerian Ambassador to Russia, Prof. Steve Ugba, said this in an online video statement made available by …

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I didn’t give Atiku N70m to organise rally, Gov Bindow says – Punch Newspapers

Adamawa State governor, Muhammadu Bindow, has described as “malicious and false” a report alleging that he gave N70m to organisers of Saturday’s rally in Yola by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party. Bindow, in a statement on Sunday by his Special Adviser Press …

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NASS recess may affect Buhari’s election funding request – Punch Newspapers

John Ameh and LEKE BAIYEWU The National Assembly will on Thursday embark on its two-month annual recess but the lawmakers have yet to act on the virement and supplementary budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. With both the Senate and House of Representatives holding plenary only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and …

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Niger PDP Women Leader clamours for more women in politics – Punch Newspapers

Hajia Sa’adatu Kolo, the Peoples Democratic Party Women Leader in Niger, has urged women to participate in politics and seek elective positions so as to influence decision-making processes. Kolo told the News Agency of Nigeria, on Saturday in Minna that it was “very dangerous” for women to shy away from …

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Aspirants withdraw from Osun PDP primary poll as voting begins  – Punch Newspapers

Femi Makinde, Osogbo Some aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State have announced their withdrawal from the governorship primary election of the party shortly before the exercise commenced. Some of the aspirants who announced their withdrawal from the governorship primary election are Professor Adeolu Durotoye;  former Minister of Youth …

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