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Situation report on Imo (s)election re-run

A re-run of senatorial and state House of Assembly (s)elections is being held in Imo and Kogi States today (23 July 2016). Naijiant.com has received reliable information that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government in Imo State was sharing and distributing fake army and police uniforms this morning to over 1,000 individuals and vigilantes from Orlu and Owerri to …

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Things fall apart for Buhari and Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, the former Lagos State governor and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) major powerbroker are said to be barely on speaking terms over the way the country is being governed by Buhari and a possible second term for the president in 2019. A source close to Tinubu informed Naijiant.com that most of the major …

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Atiku is funding the PDP

Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, who is still planning to run for president in 2019 under the banner of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is said to be hedging his bets by secretly funding the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Atiku, according to a source close to him, is concerned that President Muhammadu Buhari, who he ran against in the …

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PDP crisis meeting in London

Top officials of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in London trying to resolve the crisis that has engulfed the party over its leadership. The crisis stems from attempts by Ali Modu Sheriff, the very controversial former governor of Borno State, to take over as Chairman of the party following its defeat the presidential (s)election last year. Sheriff was …

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Patience Jonathan’s Abuja land grab

The former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, is said to own vast tracts of land across Abuja. She allegedly used a front company called River Park Estate to seize many undeveloped areas in the “satellite towns” or suburbs around the Nigerian capital when her husband Goodluck Jonathan was president. Those areas include Lugbe, Kubwa, Mpape districts and areas on the road …

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Buhari needed Goodluck in dealing with Niger Delta Avengers

President Muhammadu Buhari met with his predecessor Goodluck Jonathan earlier this month in what was termed a “closed door” meeting. There was much speculation in the Nigerian media over what was on the agenda. A source at the meeting has revealed that President Buhari asked Jonathan to intervene and reach out to the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and help bring …

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PDP links to Niger Delta Avengers?

A source in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed to Naijiant.com that the new wave of violence in the oil-rich Niger Delta, that has disrupted production after the relative peace of the last seven years, was planned before the (s)election last year. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have been destroying oil infrastructure in the last few weeks and …

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Nigeria’s Aviation Minister is creating jobs

As millions of Nigerians struggle to find work, some people are taking off in employment at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The most important “qualification” is closeness to the Aviation Minister Sirika Hadi. A source has revealed that about 100 people have got jobs at FAAN and all of them come from Hadi’s state, Katsina, with most of …

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Campaign funding: Tinubu withdrew 500m naira in a single day

President Muhammadu Buhari said in an interview with newspaper editors broadcast yesterday that he was willing to be probed over the money that funded his 2015 presidential campaign. “I don’t know whether I have some official protection. If I don’t have it, why haven’t you started the investigation? I see, very good. But then, it doesn’t extend to all the …

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The Rochas Okorocha comedy show in Johannesburg

The governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been in Johannesburg, South Africa for the past two days. He claimed he is there to “woo investors” to his state. But a source at meetings over the past two days attended by the Okorocha described the governor as a “comedian” and “clueless”. Okorocha has a penchant for travelling round the world …

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