Author Archives: The Citizen

Biafra: No guber elections in Anambra unless… – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu says the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state will not hold unless ...

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CCT acquittal: I’ll win again at Appeal Court – Saraki

The Senate President , Bukola Saraki, said on Friday that he remained unperturbed over the decision of the Federal Government to appeal against the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal ...

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APC governors support true federalism, restructuring to stop Nigeria’s break-up

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are backing restructuring and true federalism as a way out of the agitation for Nigeria’s break-up ...

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INEC begins Melaye’s recall process July 3 …displays national voters register next week

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it will begin the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye on July 3, 2017 as demanded by his senatorial district ...

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Insecurity: School kids’ kidnap makes me feel inadequate — Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, says he feels inadequate because of his inability to quickly rescue the pupils recently kidnapped from the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe ...

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Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Balarabe slam Kwankwaso for backing anti-Igbo threats

The pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere and the Ohanaeze Ndigbo have condemned Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso’s opposition to the call for the arrest of northern youths, who said the Igbos should leave the North before October 1 ...

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Eid-el-Fitr: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 26th and Tuesday 27th June, 2017 as public holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitr celebration ...

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FAAC: FG, States, LG councils share extra N46.6bn in May

The Federal Government, 36 states and the 774 local councils, shared an extra N46.6bn in May. In all, N462.4 billion was shared as revenue among ...

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Osinbajo orders military to end Taraba violence

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has ordered the deployment of an extra military battalion to end the violent attacks that have left many people dead ...

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NNPC finally pays N450bn Federation Account debt

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has finally offset its indebtedness of N450bn to the Federation Account. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud ...

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