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Presidency: Buhari Good Enough to Continue in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari

Despite the uncertainty arising from President Muhammadu Buhari’s prolonged absence from the country over health concerns, one of his media aides, Mallam Garba Shehu, Monday has maintained that the president is “good enough to continue” if given the opportunity to contest the 2019 presidential election. Continue reading

Atiku in Secret Talks With PDP Over Presidential Run

Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar

With the 2019 electioneering season about to kick off in the next few months, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, whose ambition remains undiminished to rule Nigeria, has opened secret discussions with some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to return to the party and contest on its platform in the 2019 presidential election, THISDAY has learnt. Continue reading

FCC: Let Alison-Madueke Defend Herself in Court

Diezani Alison-Madueke

Diezani Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday said it will not respond to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, over her repudiation of the millions of dollars and properties allegedly traced and linked to her as proceeds of corruption in the course of her tenure as a minister. Continue reading