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MINISTERS: Senate confirms Akpabio, Akume, Fashola, Amaechi, 39 others

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By Henry Umoru THERE is nothing stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from forming his cabinet now. The Senate, yesterday, confirmed his 43 ministerial nominees for appointment. The lawmakers are...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Shocks, surprises as Lawan announces names of 69 c’tee chairmen, deputies

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—IT was a mixed feeling of happiness, shocks, surprises and disappointment, yesterday, as President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, announced names of chairmen and...

Wed Jul 31st, 2019     Read More →

Senate gives 43 ministers-designate matching order, says they must work …

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Tuesday confirmed the forty- three Ministerial Nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for Screening for onward presentation to President Muhammadu...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

Edo Assembly crisis: Senate threatens to takeover

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Gives Obaseki one to Issue Fresh Proclamation As Okorocha kicks, says Senate overreaching self By Henry Umoru THE Senate has given Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State an ultimatum of one week to...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential Poll: S-Court adjourns Atiku, PDP’s appeal to August 20

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, fixed August 20 to hear an appeal the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lodged to quash a...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

Angry Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo pilgrims paralyse activities at Ilorin airport

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By Demola Akinyemi & Lawani Mikairu Ilorin—Angry intending Pilgrims to the 2019 Holy Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia from Ondo, Ekiti and part of Oyo states, yesterday, shut operations at...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

Senate to confirm 43 ministerial nominees today

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Screens Lai Mohammed, Nanono, Mamman today *20 of 40 screened nominees as to take a Bow and Go Lawan, Melaye exchange words over nominees being investigated by EFCC Transmit ministerial list to...

Tue Jul 30th, 2019     Read More →

EDO CRISIS: No headway as group insists Buhari didn’t give Obaseki re-proclamation directive

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Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta BENIN CITY – THERE was confusion on Monday, as leader of a group loyal to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State maintained that there was no...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

Edo Assembly crisis: Buhari directs Obaseki to issue fresh proclamation – el-Rufai

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lObaseki asks Oshiomhole to shift grounds on speaker lI stand on Buhari’s directive —Oshiomhole lConflicting signals from Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s camps lThird party behind...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

Christian women advocate prayer as best solution to Nigeria’s security challenges

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Christian Women of the Gospel Faith Mission (GOFAMINT), Adebayo District, Ekiti State have identified prayer as the best solution to the security challenges confronting...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

EDO ASSEMBLY CRISIS: Buhari directs Obaseki to issue fresh proclamation, says Gov El’Rufai

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…Gov Obaseki asks Oshiomhole to shift grounds on Speaker …I stand on President Buhari’s directive -Oshiomohole …Conflicting signals from Oshiomhole, Obaseki camps By...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

APC needs self-healing, to achieve National Reconciliation – DG Progressive Govs Forum

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman has asked the leadership of his ruling All Progressives Congress APC to embark on genuine...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

SERAP asks governors to emulate ‘Makinde’s open asset declaration example’

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged 35 state governors in Nigeria to “emulate the shining example of Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, who recently openly...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo as emblem of new power equation in S/West

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By Dayo Johnson A perusal of the ministerial list released by President Muhammadu Buhari showed that the camps of some supposed godfathers in the South-West geopolitical zone lost...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

No power can hold our youths if they want to break away – Prof Akintoye, Afenifere leader

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By Dapo Akinrefon PROFESSOR Banji Akintoye is a historian, in and one of the leading scholars on the history of the Yoruba people. In this interview, Akintoye, who was Deputy Youth Leader of...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →