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Osinbajo speaks on Buhari islamizing Nigeria, other allegations against APC govt

On TraderMoni, he said that the National Assembly does not need to approve money for it as it is a programme of the Bank of Industry meant to lift many Nigerians out of poverty.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Fire kills at least 70 in Dhaka apartment block

READ ALSO: Opposition parties say Atiku remains Nigeria’s only option “The number of bodies may increase.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Nigeria elections: Full text of what Atiku said during live broadcast on Thursday

Atiku Abubakar, the prresidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday urged Nigerians to come out and vote for their future in Saturday’s rescheduled elections.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Opposition parties say Atiku remains Nigeria’s only option

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Opposition political parties on Thursday said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, remained the only option available to Nigerians in the Saturday election.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa, despite gains

QUOTES: Gays and Africa The death penalty is on the books, under sharia, in Mauritania, Sudan and northern Nigeria, although there have been no known executions in recent times.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Nigeria's Buhari, Atiku make final appeal for votes ahead of delayed poll

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and his closest rival Atiku Abubakar made their final appeal for votes on the last day of campaigning on Thursday ahead of a tight contest in a presidential election on Saturday that was delayed by a week.

The Star , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Killing pythons will get you a jail term, Zoo manager warns Nigerians

The Manager of Imo State Zoological Garden, Dr Francis Abioye, has cautioned Nigerians against killing protected animals including reptiles like python, saying doing so would attract a jail term.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Ruthless comment is sign of Buhari’s frustration

Speaking further, ADP presidential candidate called on Nigerians to be focused and be steadfast at this electioneering period, adding that Nigerians should not mind the desperation of the two political parties trying to attain power by all means.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

No plan to raid in Kwara – Police spokesman

Its Public Relations Officer, Mr Ajayi Okasanmi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said this in Ilorin on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Nigeria decides 2019: Nuhu Ribadu speaks on Buhari’s threat to ballot snatchers

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, the Director of Field Operations of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign Council, has stated that Nigeria was more important to the party than the party winning Saturday’s election.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019