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Gbajabiamila announces House Standing Committees

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Betera, Faleke, Bago, Namdas, Luke for Appropriations, Finance, African Integrations, Army, Federal Judiciary *PDP’s Chinda, Onyenma, Yusuf shut out By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Speaker of...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Emmanuel orders probe into LG chairman’s alleged assault on creditor

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By Chioma Onuegbu GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has ordered an investigation into the alleged physical assault on a resident of Abak Local Government Area of the state by the Chairman...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

11 years after: Bakassi IDPs decry neglect

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By Ike Uchechukwu Eleven years after Bakassi Peninsula was formally ceded by the Nigerian Government to Cameroun, the displaced indigenes of Bakassi have continued to lament the hardship, neglect...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ministers: Senate goes back to ‘bow and go’, screens 10, 8 more nominees today

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lProtest over exclusion of FCT lAmaechi’s screening divides Senate lI would have made Akpabio sweat if… — Abaribe lDickson backs Sylva By Henry Umoru & Samuel Oyadongha...

Thu Jul 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: APC chieftains laud Buhari over choice of Lagos duo

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Lagos – Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Chief Lanre Rasaq and Mrs Risikat Adegeye, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the choice of...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

I will do my best in any Ministry – Akpabio

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Sen. Godswill Akpabio, one of the ministerial nominees, says he will do his best in any portfolio assigned to him by President Muhammadu Buhari. Akpabio To add value to another, you do not need to...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

Senate to probes delay of Aba-Ikot Ekepene road construction

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By Henry Umoru THE Senate, yesterday, said it would carry out a holistic investigation into the delay in the construction of Aba-Ikot Ekepene Road, which was awarded to NIGERCAT Construction...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

Maritime stakeholders hail new law on piracy

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By Godwin Oritse MARITIME stakeholders have commended the recently assented Anti-piracy law saying that the law will further boost the economic fortunes of the nation when it finally comes on...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

Can these nominees take Nigeria to the next level?

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News Analysis by Clifford Ndujihe Nigeria – FIFTY-FIVE days after his swearing-in for second term, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, sent a list of his 43-man ministerial nominees to...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

MINISTERIAL NOMINEES: New faces, as Senate pledges stiff screening

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dayo Johnson, Henry Umoru, Samuel Oyadongha, Demola Akinyemi, Dirisu Yakubu, Omeiza Ajayi, Chioma Onuegbu, Olayinka Ajayi & Perez Brisibe •Begins screening today,...

Wed Jul 24th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list update : 7 ex-governors, 7 senators make Buhari’s list

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Seven former governors and seven ex-senators are among the 43 ministerial nominees whose names were sent to the Senate for screening and confirmation on Tuesday. President Muhammadu Buhari 10m...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial list: Behold Buhari’s ‘real men’ unveiled

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Victor Ogunyinka On July 12, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians that he “would no longer appoint those he didn’t know personally to his cabinet.” President...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Full list of ministerial nominees

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Ministerial List: In no particular order, we have Ikechukwu Oga (Abia) Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa) Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) Chris Ngige (Anambra) Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) Adamu Adamu...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Akpabio, Akume, Lai, Amaechi, Fallen, Saraki, Keyamo, others make Buhari’s Ministerial list

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has sent 43 Ministerial Nominees to the Senate for Screening and confirmation. President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan read the names...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Igini didn’t ask me to cancel election results in E’udim – Returning officer

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…Insists Akpabio never scored 61,329 votes The Returning Officer for Essien Udim in the 2019 National Assembly Elections, Dr William Olosunde has dispelled the news purportedly credited to...

Tue Jul 23rd, 2019     Read More →