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BREAKING NEWS: ‘OLUSEGUN OBASANJO is Totally Confused, Suffering Dementia, No SANE Person Takes him Seriously’-GARBA SHEHU, Senior Special Assistant to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity *Says: OBJ’S utterances gibberish, not worthy of attention *Vows: ‘Whoever Obasanjo endorses at 2019 election is irrelevant. He is very unstable on decision’ *Flays Baba Iyabo for dropping ‘God’s name’ as he deems fit *Add: ‘We have learnt not to take his utterances seriously anymore’ BY IFEYINWA CHUDY/GROUP POLITICAL EDITOR, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: ‘OLUSEGUN OBASANJO is Totally Confused, Suffering Dementia, No SANE Person Takes him Seriously’-GARBA SHEHU, Senior Special Assistant to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity *Says: OBJ’S utterances gibberish,...

2019 ELECTIONS: ‘NIGERIANS: I Have 9 CREDITS in My West African School Certificate, Vote for Me again’-President BUHARI …’I am happy to have received Attestation and confirmation of result from WAEC Officials’ * ‘I Can Assure you that Gen. Yar’Adua and I Wrote WASC, since we Joined Army same time’ * Nigerians question why WASC name bears ‘Mohammed’, instead of ‘Muhammadu’ being first name BY NURENI ALAO/POLITICAL REPORTER, ABUJA

2019 ELECTIONS: ‘NIGERIANS: I Have 9 CREDITS in My West African School Certificate, Vote for Me again’-President BUHARI …’I am happy to have received Attestation and confirmation of result from WAEC Officials’ *...

AHEAD OF NIGERIA 2019 ELECTIONS: ‘I am a Honest person, My Secondary School Result is still with Secretary of Nigerian Military Board’-Nigeria’s President, BUHARI … ‘Nigerian Army don’t have the original, certified true copy or WASC statement of results of retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate’, says Director of Army Public Relations, Brig-. Gen. Olajide Laleye * Buhari Vows: ‘I am the above-named person and the deponent of this affidavit herein. I have attached an affidavit to support my claim’ * Nigerian Army: “It is a practice in the NA that before candidates are shortlisted for commissioning into the officers’ cadre of the Service, the Selection Board verifies the original copies of credentials that are presented. However, there is no available record to show that this process was followed in the 1960s for Buhari” * ‘We have received a list of 70 out of 91 political parties fielding candidates for presidential 2019 elections including Buhari, Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress party who failed to attach necessary documents as required for his re-election bid’-INEC BY RILWAN AHMED/POLITICAL REPORTER, ABUJA

AHEAD OF NIGERIA 2019 ELECTIONS: ‘I am a Honest person, My Secondary School Result is still with Secretary of Nigerian Military Board’-Nigeria’s President, BUHARI …’Nigerian Army don’t have the original,...

‘NIGERIANS: Give me your Vote this Second Chance, I know where my votes will come from’-President BUHARI *I am Confident Pregnant Women and Nigerian masses will vote me back to power * I Have warned INEC, Security Agencies to ensure that every vote counts in 2019 * I am not ‘President Slow-Motion’ as some Nigerians assumed, I am only trying to follow the law, especially as democracy is different from military rule BY ILIYA MOHAMMED/POLITICAL REPORTER

‘NIGERIANS: Give me your Vote this Second Chance, I know where my votes will come from’-President BUHARI *I am Confident Pregnant Women and Nigerian masses will vote me back to power * I Have warned INEC, Security Agencies to ensure...

BREAKING NEWS: Congolese Refugee Boy, PIERRE KOMPANY elected First Black Mayor in Belgium…Oversees a borough of 25,000 people in Gashoren *Ran intelligent campaign devoid of identity and racial politics *Focused on issues like childcare, elderly assistance and improved soccer fields * African engineer by trade earlier elected Councilor in 2006, Won a seat in Brussels Regional Parliament in 2014 *His son-Vincent is a professional footballer in the Manchester City Football Club *QUOTE: “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world”-Hariette Tubman BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: Congolese Refugee Boy, PIERRE KOMPANY elected First Black Mayor in Belgium…Oversees a borough of 25,000 people in Gashoren *Ran intelligent campaign devoid of identity and racial politics *Focused on issues like childcare,...

DAMNING VERDICT in INDONESIA: ‘MUHAMMADU BUHARI would be ousted in the 2019 election’-Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria’s president …Says: “Nigeria President will be voted out for poor performance and inaction on urgent matters that offer economic benefit for all” * Lament: ‘Buhari’s hands are too Weak’ *Assures: ‘We will soon have a newly elected president that will be able to sign International engagement and opportunistic deal for Nigeria’ BY BIDEMI OLUMIDE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER in Indonesia

DAMNING VERDICT in INDONESIA: ‘MUHAMMADU BUHARI would be ousted in the 2019 election’-Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria’s president …Says: “Nigeria President will be voted out for poor performance and inaction on...

‘We Will Return President BUHARI to power in 2019 Elections’-Nigeria’s former Minister, YUSUF Suleiman …’SOKOTO state is home to APC. We will elect all APC candidates in Sokoto Insha Allah’ * ‘Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Third Force political movement is a convergence of people without political direction’ BY LUKMAN HALIRU/REPORTER in Sokoto

‘We Will Return President BUHARI to power in 2019 Elections’-Nigeria’s former Minister, YUSUF Suleiman …‘SOKOTO state is home to APC. We will elect all APC candidates in Sokoto Insha Allah’ * ‘Ex–President...

‘If I am Elected NIGERIAN President, I will develop Capacity for Women and Empower Children’-DAVID Mark …Says the future of this country depends on women and youth development *Vows: ‘I would accept the outcome of the PDP presidential primary’ BY HAMMAN RILWAN/POLITICAL REPORTER, KOGI

‘If I am Elected NIGERIAN President, I will develop Capacity for Women and Empower Children’-DAVID Mark …Says the future of this country depends on women and youth development *Vows: ‘I would accept the outcome of the...

LAWLESSNESS: ‘Former Bayelsa Governor, Sylva’s Security Adviser, Richard Kpodo Raped me without a Condom ‘-26 year old victim tells Court in details * Reported to her Uncle (a policeman), undergoes HIV test, prescribed drugs * Kpodo Charged on two counts of unlawful detention and rape of the victim * ‘I was invited by Kpodo to his office in the hotel at about 8 pm where he locked the doors and forcefully had sex, I shouted and also pleaded and he said he would not leave me until he was satisfied. So when he finished, he asked me to clean myself and bring his food. I was injured. He removed my trousers and I kept struggling with him until he finished’-Victim cries in her testimony * ‘The patient complained that she was raped by her boss and I examined her in the presence of a female nurse and there were bruises in her vulva and due to the pains she did not allow me to touch her vaginal area. There was also whitish discharge which I suspect to be semen although did not conduct any further tests, the observations tallies with the complaint of violent sexual assault. She walked with difficulty’-Dr Ikenna Nwanna, Diete Koko Memorial Hospital, Opolo, Yenagoa BY TIMEYIN ABULIME/CRIME REPORTER in Yenogoa, Bayelsa

LAWLESSNESS: ‘Former Bayelsa Governor, Sylva’s Security Adviser, Richard Kpodo Raped me without a Condom ‘–26 year old victim tells Court in details * Reported to her Uncle (a policeman), undergoes HIV test, prescribed...

‘NIGERIA’S Senate President, BUKOLA SARAKI maliciously Prosecuted by APC, I’m the Happiest Man that he’s back in PDP’-ATIKU ABUBAKAR, former Nigeria’s Vice president …Subjected to the most degrading treatment despite his status as the nation’s number three citizen * ‘If elected Nigeria’s President in 2019, I have vowed to devote 21% of the Federal budget to education’ BY YEKINI AHMED, DEPUTY POLITICAL EDITOR, ABUJA

‘NIGERIA’S Senate President, BUKOLA SARAKI maliciously Prosecuted by APC, I’m the Happiest Man that he’s back in PDP’-ATIKU ABUBAKAR, former Nigeria’s Vice president …Subjected to the most degrading...