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Governors laud Osinbajo’s leadership skills

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Nigerian governors have paid glowing tributes to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for his leadership and values as chairman of National Economic Council (NEC). VP Osinbajo Prof. Osinbajo who chaired...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Plaintiff in Kwara gov-elect certificate saga discontinues case

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By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin—A member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adekunle Abraham, plaintiff, who dragged the Kwara State governor-elect Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, to court...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

Pilgrims are sponsors of your contract, NAHCON boss tells approved airlines

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THREE airlines have been approved by the Presidency for 2019 Hajj operations. They are Max Air Limited, Medview Airlines Plc, and FlyNas of Saudi Arabia. NAHCON-Boss, Barr Abdullahi...

Fri May 24th, 2019     Read More →

”I saw the 17-year-old student in a pool of blood in bed” – Policeman tells court

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Sgt. Alufailu Peter, on Thursday, told an FCT High Court that he saw the body of the deceased 17-year-old boy who was allegedly stabbed to death by Rukayat Abdulkareem, in a pool of blood on his...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Olujonwo Obasanjo’s divorce suit to estranged wife stalled

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Ikeja – The inability of Mr Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to serve his estranged wife a copy of their divorce petition has stalled the proceedings at an Ikeja...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Man allegedly murders mistress’ husband

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Ilorin – An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that a man, Abdullahi Ali, accused of allegedly murdering his mistress’s husband, be remanded in prison, pending legal...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

As Saraki’s memorable Eighth Senate winds up

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WITHIN a few days, the Eighth National Assembly with the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki as its Head, will wind up. Dr Bukola Saraki For the Senate and its bicameral peer, the...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

No issue over Kwara gov-elect’s WAEC certificate — INEC

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By Demola Akinyemi Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, dismissed reports that it had been asked to produce the West African Examinations Council, WAEC, certificate of...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Gov Fayemi emerges as new NGF Chairman, Tambuwal Deputy

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has emerged as the new Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF June 2019-2021. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Fayemi who...

Thu May 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Raging storm over Kokori’s replacement as NSITF board chairman

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By Victor Young WHEN the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Monday, May 13, 2019, inaugurated the Board of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, with Mr. Austin...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

North Central leads with open defecation In Nigeria – UNICEF 

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… Says Jigawa, Bauchi, Katsina, top three states with open defecation free communities By Femi Bolaji and Bashir Bello The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said 16 million people...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, ministers hold valedictory FEC session today

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President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Judge disqualifies self from ex-Bayelsa Security Adviser’s trial

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By Emem idio JUSTICE Iniekadi Eradiri of Bayelsa State High Court yesterday, disqualified himself from the trial of Chief Richard Kpodo, a former aide to former Governor Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa...

Wed May 22nd, 2019     Read More →

EFCC reports Justice Taiwo to NJC over restraining order on Okorocha, Saraki

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…writes CJ to transfer all corruption cases away from Judge By Soni Daniel, Editor, Northern Region After granting similar injunctions stopping the probe of Senate President, Bukola Saraki,...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →

N400m payment: EFCC quizzes Kwara Assembly Clerk, SSG

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Ilorin – The zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ilorin has invited the Clerk of the Kwara House of Assembly, Kperogi Jummai, over alleged illegal payment...

Tue May 21st, 2019     Read More →