Zainab-Shamsuna-Ahmed
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I prefer woman as Finance Minister – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday, in Abuja, said he appointed a woman as the Minister of Finance to ensure effective management of available limited resources and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness.  Buhari also said he preferred handing the economic and financial sector of the country to a woman because women could readily deploy their experiences

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Atiku should be prosecuted over fraudulent evidence – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, deserved to be prosecuted for allegedly presenting fraudulent evidence before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. The minister said this in a statement issued on Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, where he is leading

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PDP rejects tribunal verdict, heads for Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the recent verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal upholding President Buhari’s victory at the 2019 election. The party in a statement described the judgement by the 5-man panel as ‘subversion of justice and direct assault on the integrity of our nation’s justice system”. According to the party’s

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Tribunal judgement: We are now vindicated — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal as a victory for Nigerians, stating that Nigerians freely gave him the mandate. President Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that he was unperturbed all along and the verdict has vindicated their victory

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APC congratulates Buhari on tribunal judgement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal’s judgement for dismissing the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The tribunal, led by Justice Mohammed Garba, affirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is the winner of the 2019 presidential election. The APC in a statement

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INEC confirms 123 candidates – Bayelsa, Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that no fewer than 123 candidates have won the party primaries to contest the November 16, Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship elections. The statistics from the electoral commission, detailing the primaries conducted in the two states, released on Wednesday, revealed that while 59 candidates will be contesting

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