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We won’t abuse our powers, Makarfi tells PDP members

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has pledged to adhere strictly to the powers bestowed on the committee at...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

When Southern governors gathered in Lagos

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The first time the Southern governors met was in 2001 in Lagos under the auspices of the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The last of the meetings was in 2005 in Enugu...

Wed Oct 25th, 2017     Read More →

PDP 76th NEC ratified waivers to Ladoja, Makinde, others

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…Approves December 9 for national convention By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The 76th National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ratified unconditional...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

PDP NCC has no power beyond decisions of convention – Makarfi

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Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, PDP National Caretaker Committee (NCC), has said that his committee had no power on micro-zoning of elective positions. “As a committee, our powers are limited...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Maina’s sack by Buhari followed due process – Presidency

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By Anthony Ogbonna The Presidency has refuted claims in some quarters that the sacking of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, did not follow...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Who brought Maina into office, Senate queries

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By Anthony Ogbonna The Nigerian Senate, Tuesday, began inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Head of Service Oyo-Ita submits report on Maina to presidency

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The report on the circumstances of Abdulrasheed Maina’s recall and posting to the Ministry of Interior has been submitted to the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. Presidential...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

4m pupils benefit from FG’s daily free meal

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—FOUR million pupils from 25,771 schools across 17 states have benefited from the Federal Government Home Grown Feeding programme, Laolu Akande, Senior Special...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Maina: Outrage as Danbazzau, Head of Service trade blames

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By Soni Daniel, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dirisu Yakubu President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, angrily ordered the immediate dismissal from the civil service of the...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Re: Kasamu’s latest attack on OGD, Kasamu should visit the US to issue press statement

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My attention has been drawn yet again to another unguarded, uncouth and irresponsible vituperation by the Senator representing the Ogun East Senatorial district, Buruji Kasamu in some national...

Tue Oct 24th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Southern govs unite on true federalism, devolution of powers

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For the first time in 12 years, Governors of the Southern States of Nigeria on Monday met in Lagos, where they unanimously reiterated the call for true federalism and devolution of powers to...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

EFCC seals Maina’s $2 m Abuja mansion; closes in on him

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…as fugitive avoids new office, switches off 3 lines, disappears againMaina By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Wanted fugitive, Abdulrasheed Maina, may have gone underground again,...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Court dissolves driver’s 10-year-old marriage

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A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday granted the request of a housewife, Iyabo, to have her 10-year-old marriage to a commercial driver, Biodun Rasheed, dissolved. The President...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Head of Civil Service denies reports of re-instating Maina

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Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF) has debunked some media reports alleging that her office approved the re-instatement of Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina and posted...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Era of gangster politics over in Oyo —Akintola

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti—A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Chief Niyi Akintola, has said the era of political thuggery and establishment of what he described as ‘garrison...

Mon Oct 23rd, 2017     Read More →