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Faseyi thumbs Saraki committee on reconciliation in Southwest PDP

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[FILES] Senate President Bukola Saraki PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATEThe Senator representing Ekiti North in the 8th National AssLepmbly, Senator Duro Faseyi, has commended the National...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Seyi Makinde is a dirty politician, says Fayose

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Ekiti State former governor Ayodele Fayose said his political party colleague Seyi Makinde, Oyo State governor, is a dirty person as against his “quiet look” x “Governor Makinde...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

UBEC decries slow pace of accessing N41bn funds by states

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The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has disclosed that about N41.06 billion matching grant has remained unaccessed by the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory. Executive Secretary...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

157,680 Nigerians die of TB yearly, says WHO

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The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) has raised the alarm over the significantly higher incidence of tuberculosis over COVID-19 in the nation, killing 157, 680...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Afe Babalola canvasses longer years for serving judges

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Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has admonished authorities in the judiciary to review the retirement age of judicial officers. The Director,...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

PDP lawmakers hail conduct of South-West zonal congress

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the National Assembly, yesterday, commended the peaceful conduct of the party’s South-West zonal congress held in Osogbo, the Osun State...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

PDP committee commend Southwest leaders over congress

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The National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the leadership of the party in Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Osun and Ogun States for the...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

154,225 patients recover from COVID-19 in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020. x The...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Why Customs stops container trucks on highways, C-G

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THE Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, CGC, Col. Hameed Ali (retired), has said that falsification of documents by importers and their clearing agents necessitated the practice...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Southwest PDP closes ranks, vows to defeat APC

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Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde (right) and former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose during the 2021 Peoples Democratic Party South West Congress in Osogbo…yesterday. PHOTO: NAJEEM...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

New ‘Nigerian COVID’ strain jolts UK city after rise in cases

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• How pandemic opened up talents of Nigerian scientists, by Buhari • Ramadan: WHO warns of a possible surge in COVID-19 pandemic • 2% of 690 million COVID-19 vaccines administered...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Hold Ihejirika, Dambazau, Buratai, others responsible for arms purchase, COAS tells Reps

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Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has distanced himself from any wrongdoing in the procurement of arms and ammunition running into billions of naira from 2011 till date. x...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

PDP South-West zonal congress proves bookmakers wrong

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zonal Congress, held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, yesterday, proved many bookmakers wrong. The thinking by political observers was that blood would flow...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Lagos tops with N398.7b IGR, as FG launches book on states

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Outgoing Commander, 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army (covering Ekiti and Ondo states), Brig. Gen. RT Usaha (left); Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi and the incoming Commander, Brig. Gen....

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Farmers demand more as CBN announces N554bn spending on Anchor Borrowers scheme

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Farmers and their association have called on the Federal Government to use the Central Bank of Nigeria-managed Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) to deepen food production in the southern...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →