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The Big 5: Court nullifies charge against Gbajabiamila; INEC is the most improved public service institution in Nigeria – Yakubu | Other stop stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Court approves NBC, AIT/Raypower's terms of settlement The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday adopted as its judgment, the…

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The Big 5: Sharia police in Kano to arrest people eating in public during Ramadan; DSS arrests commercial sex workers in Calabar | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Sharia police to arrest people eating in public during Ramadan The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, has said from…

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The Big 5: Police name eight new DIGs, retire one; I have fulfilled 2015 campaign promises – Buhari | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: I have fulfilled 2015 campaign promises - Buhari President Buhari on Tuesday said he has fulfilled the campaign promises he…

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[The Injustice Blog] Goodluck Jonathan just threw away an opportunity to sell himself to Nigerians

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was the first President to loose a re-election bid in Nigeria. Going by the results of the 2015 Presidential elections, he lost due to the gross…

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Fisayo Soyombo: Getting Buhari out in 2019 is not enough

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   There are numerous disgruntled Muhammadu Buhari supporters straddling the social media space. Worried by a series of controversies in a government they placed high hopes in,…

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Farooq Kperogi: El-Rufai’s morbid fixation with the death of his political enemies

By Farooq A. Kperogi There is no doubt that Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai embodies one of the most morbidly toxic strains of political intolerance in Nigeria. He exteriorizes his…

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Three policemen arrested for allegedly looting ex-President Jonathan’s house

The Police has arrested three policemen for allegedly looting the Abuja house of former President Goodluck Jonathan. This follows reports that some policemen standing guard at the building looted the…

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The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today.  1. Minimum wage: Reps to cause review every five years The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, moved the process…

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The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today.  1. Anyone earning N30,000 can own a house under Buhari’s administration – Osinbajo Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said the Federal Government’s…

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Peregrino Brimah: Jonathan actually defeated Boko Haram while Buhari mopped up

by Peregrino Brimah For posterity, it is important that we are honest in recording accounts of the day. When we are partial and political, we only do injustice to ourselves…

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Corruption: Court adjourns Patience Jonathan’s case till May 22

by Omoleye Omoruyi A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till May 22, a suit seeking the final forfeiture of the sum of $5.8m belonging to Nigeria's former…

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Why PDP refused to take action on the release of #ChibokGirls

On Saturday, the nation was greeted with the joyful news of the release of 82 of the abducted Chibok girls. So welcome was the news around the country that it…

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How I rejected Jonathan’s re-election bid in the presence of Adeboye, Oyedepo – Obasanjo

by Dolapo Adelana Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has given reasons for rejecting the re-election of immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election. Obasanjo said this in a…

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The YNaija Cover this evening – the 6th of April

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Farooq Kperogi: In 2015, I told Buhari I’d be his watchdog, not his lapdog

In last week’s column titled “Psychoanalyzing Dishonest, Low-IQ Buhari Apologists,” I quoted a sentence from my April 4, 2015 column titled “After the Euphoria, What President-elect Buhari Needs to Know”…

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The Thread: Hameed Ali is a metaphor for the APC administration- power drunk

There is an ongoing drama at the NASS theatre starring Hameed Ali, the Nigerian Customs boss, Dino Melaye and other members of the Senate. We are not just starstruck, we…

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Reuben Abati: Buhari’s return- Matters arising

by Reuben Abati As someone who has been in that corridor recently, I do not share the view of those who insist that President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent 50-day medical vacation…

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The Thread: Twitter reacts in shock over $9.8M stash owned by former GMD NNPC, Andrew Yakubu

The EFCC recovered a stash of 9.8 million dollars supposedly belonging to Andrew Yakubu, the former General Managing Director of NNPC, and Twitter has been in shock. See below: ;

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The YNaija Cover this morning – the 6th of February

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Deji Adeyanju: I disagree with those wishing Buhari dead

by Deji Adeyanju I have read the rumours of the death of President Muhammadu Buhari at an unknown hospital and the reactions that have trailed those rumours with a growing…

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Reuben Abati: Once upon a time in Gambia

by Reuben Abati I have very vivid memories of my last visit to The Gambia. This was in 2013 when President Goodluck Jonathan paid a two-day visit to the country.…

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Opinion: Economic mismanagement and a bag of rice

by Undung Pam  Much as I appreciate what the media has done by publicising the speech delivered by Dr Oby Ezekwesili at the Inaugural Business Lecture of the Lagos Country…

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YNaija Says: President Buhari, you are making it hard for people to believe in Nigeria

Back in 2015, a lot of people who were fed up with the direction of the country – the wanton corruption, the insecurity, etc – thought that you represented the…

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“Obama got what he did to Goodluck Jonathan”| Read our top 10 quotes from a most interesting week

No doubt this past week has been interesting, to say the least. From a very surprising return of the #AmericaDecides2016 to the swearing-in of Godwin Obaseki as the new Edo…

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Opinion: Re | Buhari, Jonathan and a redefinition of change

by Dele Awogbeoba For a while now, Nigerians have had to endure a whole stream of articles coming from the pen of a certain former adviser to the Goodluck Jonathan…

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The YNaija Tracklist: Supreme court strikes out suit against NFF | Nigeria loses N127b yearly to telecoms infractions | Senate approves continuation of police recruitment

From the papers this morning - a Tracklist. Jonathan’s govt was not serious about defeating Boko Haram – Osinbajo - YNaija INEC excludes officials under bribery probe from elections -…

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Re: Jonathan’s speech | Let’s talk through why Number 38 is rubbish

Yesterday, former President Goodluck Jonathan chose to reopen old wounds or put critics to shame- depends on who you ask. Dr. Goodluck Jonathan was invited to speak at Britian's third…

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Farooq Kperoogi: Pres. Buhari’s ridiculously lengthening media aides

President Muhammadu Buhari obviously has enormous emotional investment in his perception in the media— broadly conceived. His first appointments upon being sworn in as president were media appointments. At the…

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The Media Blog: Punch just took it to Buhari – and we’re bloody proud of them

Punch has been a thorn in the flesh of Presidents since Olusegun Obasanjo – their irritation crystallising with Goodluck Jonathan. Of course, straight from the backwaters of ignorance, some of…

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The YNaija Tracklist: Ministers now queue to buy fuel – Lai Mohammed | FG drops forgery charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu | Baba Suwe was not tortured – NDLEA

From the headlines this morning - a Tracklist. Ministers now queue to buy fuel – Lai Mohammed - YNaija FG drops forgery charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu - YNaija Baba Suwe…

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