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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 →

Kogi, Bayelsa: CTA urges INEC, Police, parties to collaborate for credible Polls

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The Centre for Transparency and Advocacy (CTA) has called for synergy between the police, political parties as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the...

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 →

KOGI GUBER: Why we insist on direct primary, by Audu

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By Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja One of the aspirants for Kogi State governorship election, on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Muhammed Audu, weekend in Lokoja, Kogi State, called on...

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 →

Youths have not influence voting pattern in Nigeria – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it has started repositioning and repackaging for electoral challenges ahead and that youths have not succeeded in influencing...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

This screening is more of adoption, Nigerians’re not happy ― Melaye

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By Nwafor Sunday The Senator representing Kogi west constituency, Dino Melaye has frowned at the process by which the National Assembly (Senate), screens the ministerial nominees appointed by...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

Soldier stabs driver dead in Kogi

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By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—An Army Lance Corporal, identified as Moses, who allegedly stabbed a driver, Ogbimi, to death over an altercation in Okene, Kogi State, has been arrested. Nigerian...

Mon Jul 29th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship primary: Kogi Central PDP stakeholders back Averehi

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Stakeholders and statutory delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi Central Senatorial district have expressed their support for the governorship ambition of Mr Bayo Averehi. PDP...

Sun Jul 28th, 2019     Read More →

Akinloye Oyebanji: It’s a sad day for sports journalism in Nigeria- Gov Makinde

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN- Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has received with shock the news of the demise of a veteran sports journalist, Mr. Akinloye Oyebanji, describing it as a sad day for...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

The next level of corruption fight is promising, says Magu

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…raises concerns over obstacles in repatriating stolen funds Abuja – Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has decried the difficulties...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

The French way — Dr. Igah

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Dr Emmanuel Igah, Professor of Geopolitics and International Business in IPAG Business School, Paris, France and holder of the French Order of Merit award said, Dr. Emmanuel Igah “The lack...

Sat Jul 27th, 2019     Read More →

Observer groups: INEC gives deadline for application for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

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Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Aug. 30, as the deadline for the submission of applications by observer groups interested to observe Bayelsa and Kogi...

Fri Jul 26th, 2019     Read More →