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Breaking : PDP summons emergency NEC meeting

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has summoned an emergency National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting to deliberate on issues concerning the supplementary governorship...

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Democracy will not thrive without an effective justice system – Obaseki

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has thrown his weight behind the ongoing prison reform and decongestion by the Federal Government, noting that the state government is working on a...

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Timi Frank petitions US, UK, others over military involvement in elections

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…demands Visa ban on Buratai, others A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has petitioned the United...

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Bauchi Gov Poll: Court adjourns hearing on INEC’s bid to resume collation of results

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed Thursday to hear a preliminary objection the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, filed to...

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9th Assembly: Why I want to be Reps Speaker – Yusuf Yakub

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…says contest is open to APC, PDP members By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-As the race for speakership of the House of Representatives gathers momentum, a ranking member, Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub...

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How we use audit to prevent revenue losses — Abba-Kura

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By Eguono Odjegba Mohammed Abba-Kura is the new Customs Area Controller, Apapa Command. In this chat with Vanguard Maritime Report before his deployment, he explained how the department uses the...

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Sunshine Queens hopeful on NWFL, Aiteo trophies

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Sunshine Queens of Akure have expressed their optimism to lift the 2018/2019 Nigeria Women Football League and Aiteo trophies. Sunshine Queens The Media Officer of the team, Micheal Akintunde,...

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Minimum Wage: VAT raise should be discussed — Ajaero

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Mr Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Wednesday that any increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) that would be used to pay the N30,000 new minimum wage would not be...

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PDP petitions NJC over exparte order halting collation of election result in Bauchi

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the National Judicial Council over the exparte order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from concluding the...

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Elections: Appeal Court President tasks tribunal judges on speedy dispensation of petitions

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Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of Court of Appeal on Wednesday in Abuja, urged chairmen and members of Election Petition Tribunals to dispense justice in accordance with the law without...

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B-737 Crash: Senate tasks FG on safety of Nigerian air travellers

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, yesterday urged the Federal Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, to ensure that all aircrafts operating within the country...

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Fresh plot to hijack 9th NASS leadership thickens – Nabena

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Nabena to APC: Roll out zoning formula now, says By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJ – Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Yekini Nabena has asked his party to...

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Why Senate approved N30,000 Minimum Wage, N75,000 fine for not keeping records

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…approves a fine of N75,000 for not keeping records of employees as against Buhari’s Proposal of N5,000 asks Ministers of Finance, Budget to urgently compute, forward to NASS for...

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FG to outlaw open defecation by 2025

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By Princess Owoh & Ezra Ukanwa The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that open defecating would be outlawed in Nigeria by 2025. *Once upon a time: Open defecation in Bauchi Speaking at...

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Breaking: PDP drags Justice Inyang to NJC over stoppage of Bauchi guber result collation

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has petitioned the National judicial Council, NJC, over what it called the violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo...

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