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‘Why Nigerians Must Respect Office Of The President’

‘Why Nigerians Must Respect Office Of The President’
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A socio-political group under the aegis of United Summit Friends Development Association has cautioned Nigerians, especially politicians, against making unguarded or derogatory statements on the office of the president. Addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday, the national patron of the association, Chief Darlington Agha, noted that the office of the president is the country’s symbol of […]

Soyinka Accuses Presidency Of Using Vulgar Language At Campaigns

Soyinka Accuses Presidency Of Using Vulgar Language At Campaigns
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Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has condemned what he described as crudity and vulgar abuse of language that has dominated the electioneering campaigns in the country and blamed the presidency as the major culprit. Professor Soyinka, who spoke yesterday in Lagos at the public presentation of a book titled “Modern and Tradition Elite in the […]

Presidency Orders Ekiti Courts Shut Until After Fayose’s Inauguration

Presidency Orders Ekiti Courts Shut Until After Fayose’s Inauguration
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There were strong indications Thursday that the Presidency has given orders to the military and the police to keep the courts in Ekiti State shut until the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose on October 16.   The move, which counters the directive of the National Judicial Council, NJC, to the courts to resume […]

Presidency Denies Taking Modu Sheriff to Chad

Presidency Denies Taking Modu Sheriff to Chad
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The presidency yesterday denied the allegation that President Goodluck Jonathan took the former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, to Chad, inspite of the recent allegation naming him as one of the sponsors of Boko Haram. Also, the presidency assured Nigerians that Jonathan will not interfere in the ongoing investigation of Sheriff. The denial […]

Adamawa Guber Divides PDP Govs, Presidency

Adamawa Guber Divides PDP Govs, Presidency
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Barely 24 hours to the screening of aspirants seeking to contest the Adamawa governorship election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a conflict of interest appears to have emerged at the national level of the party. Two power blocs — the Presidency and PDP Governors’ Forum — are divided over the seeming […]

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