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Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85

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By Eric Teniola On Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

INEC to combine Kogi guber election with senatorial poll on Nov. 16

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Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed November 16 for the conduct of a fresh election into the Kogi West Senatorial Constituency seat. The election is...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria saved over N230bn from IPPIS implementation in 3 years-AGF

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The Accountant -General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, has said that the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) has saved the country over N230...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Lagabadoze Parliament: Otuaro lauded over credible polls

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…I’ll run enviable parliament–Otuisi, New Speaker By Etop Ekanem Deputy Governor of Delta State, Mr Kingsley Otuaro has been commended by observers and Louis Otuisi, who emerged...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Melaye, Adeyemi to slug it out Nov. 16 — INEC

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The fresh Kogi West Senatorial election involving Sen Dino Melaye of the PDP and Sen Smart Adeyemi of the APC is to hold on Nov. 16, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Technical Aid Corps findings estimates $4.9B global support for Nigeria’s devt

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By Victoria Ojeme New findings by the Techinal Aid Corps, TAC, shows that the estimated orders of magnitude of Total Official Support to Sustainable Development, TOSSD, to Nigeria in 2018 amounted...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Impeachment: Kogi Assembly committed heinous breach of 1999 constitution — Sen. Abaribe

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…Calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene The minority leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe has warned that it is a direct affront on the Constitution of the Federal...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Onoja sworn in as Kogi deputy governor

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Edward Onoja, the running mate of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, in the November 16 gubernatorial election, has been sworn in as the deputy governor of the state. Edward Onoja The swearing-in...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Philippines ex-police chief accused of drug offences, bribery

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The former head of the Philippines Police, Gen. Oscar Albayalde, has been named in a criminal complaint by his own force over drugs raid that he oversaw six years ago. Former head of the...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

ASUU threatens showdown over IPPIS

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The industrial harmony being enjoyed in universities in the country may be disturbed as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is poised for a showdown with the federal government over...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Kogi Dep Gov Impeachment: CDNDC urges NASS, CJN to act fast, intervene

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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja After 24 hours of impeachment of Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, by the Kogi State House of Assembly, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Kogi poll: Count us out of Bello’s endorsement – Accord party

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… Says Prince Abdullahi is our candidate By Chris Ochayi The Accord party, Sunday, disassociated its self from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid,...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Police nab man for stealing tithe, offering in Church

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The Police have arrested 18-year-old Elikor Ehud in Ejigbo for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue. DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Kogi assembly confirms Onoja as Yahaya Bello’s deputy

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The Kogi State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed Chief David Onoja, as the Deputy Governor of the state. This decision followed the impeachment of Elder Simon Achuba last week by the...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

CEED, China collaborate to boost SMEs productivity

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…as NASS calls on CBN to focus on SMEs’ devt By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As the nation yearns for economic diversification, the Centre for Entrepreneurial Exchange Development,...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →