QUICKTELLNEWS: How Jonathan failed to pull down ‘altar of Baal’ in his govt – Bolaji Abdullahi

Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has narrated an encounter the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan had with cleric before the 2015 elections. Abdullahi narrated that the cleric, whose name he did not reveal advised Jonathan to pull down the “altar of Baal” in his government but the former President failed to […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Rep offers to quit over lack of public trust in federal legislators

A House of Representatives member, Adamu Chika, has given up the opportunity of seeking re-election, citing lack of public trust in Nigerian lawmakers. The member, who represents Shiroro/Rafi/Munya federal constituency of Niger State, communicated the unprecedented decision in a letter to the Niger State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Mr. Shiroro confirmed […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Obanikoro dumps PDP for APC, says “I’m on a mission”

A former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, on Saturday in Lagos dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr. Obanikoro’s defection at his Lagos Island constituency ended months of speculations about the status of his political allegiance. There were […]

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ABUJA – The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has declared the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari as the most transparent and open in the history of Nigeria, saying “the President has been open to the extent of allowing Nigerians to make input in almost all his major policy decisions.” : Minister for […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Buhari not interested in automatic ticket – Kalu

Orji Kalu Former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Kalu, said on Saturday that President Muhammadu Buhari is not interested in getting an automatic ticket for the 2019 presidential election. Kalu told newsmen at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, that the president would prefer a situation where other candidates would explore the democratic process to test their […]

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QUICKTELLNEWS: Ben Bruce fires back at Nigerian government for calling Atiku ‘control-freak’

The senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district, Ben Murray-Bruce has frowned at the presidency’s reaction to the resignation of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress, APC. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, had branded Atiku a ‘control-freak’, adding that he attempted severally to take control of the APC party structure […]

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Breaking with military, Zimbabwe ex-VP calls for Mugabe to step down now

  Mnangagwa’s dismissal triggered the military intervention last Tuesday, and thousands took to the streets to celebrate what appeared to be the end of Mugabe’s rule. But on Sunday night, in what many expected to be a publicly televised resignation, the world’s oldest head of state instead delivered a meandering speech in which he made […]

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