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Fayose granted N50m bail

The Justice Mojisola Olatoregun-led Federal High Court in Lagos has, Wednesday, granted the immediate past governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose N50 million bail. Fayose not “opening up” to EFCC on anything – Aide Fayose Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Fayose arrives court for trial Fayose is standing trial over an 11-count charge bordering on money laundering,… Continue reading Fayose granted N50m bail

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Groups demand holiday for Islamic New Year

Islamic groups have reiterated their called on the Federal and state governments in Nigeria to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Islamic Hijrah Calendar, as a public holiday. The groups, in separate Hijrah 1440 A.H messages, said such a declaration would be in line with the rule of law, fairness and justice to… Continue reading Groups demand holiday for Islamic New Year

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persecution from churches in Imo

Governor Rochas Oko­rocha of Imo State has cried out over what he called continuous persecution and campaign of calumny from church leaders and their mem­bers in the state despite all he had done to develop the state in the past seven years. Speaking at a media parley at the Government House, Ow­erri, Okorocha confessed that… Continue reading persecution from churches in Imo

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Y saraki and tambuwal defactions

On Governor Tambuwal’s exit, he said: “Governor Tambuwal’s exit can be distilled to one cause. He covets the presidency. However, he had not the stomach to challenge President Buhari in a primary. Tambuwal felt further insulted that he would be compelled to face a direct primary just to retain the governorship nomination. But for the… Continue reading Y saraki and tambuwal defactions

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Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, accused Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of defecting from the APC because the party refused to guarantee them automatic re-election tickets.He said Tambuwal was also desirous of getting the APC’s presidential ticket but could not face President Muhammadu… Continue reading Defections: Tinubu, Tambuwal tango

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Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to jail treasury looters. It, however, challenged him to show integrity by starting with the investigation and prosecution of members of his party, the All Progressives Congress.Buhari had in an interview shortly after his return from London on Saturday said, “Most Nigerians are expecting that… Continue reading Start with APC members, PDP, OBJ group tell Buhari

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I’ll definetly defeat Atiku, even in Adamawa

Recall that Vanguard reported Atiku’s visit to Imo state peoples Democratic Party, PDP, where he expressed his intention to end bad governance in the country, adding that he would lead PDP, to take over the state and Nigeria. The statement read: “The Former Vice-President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar was in Owerri for a meeting with the… Continue reading I’ll definetly defeat Atiku, even in Adamawa

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Udom’s drive for total quality education in Akwa Ibom

The governor’s strides in the education sector in the last three years, despite the drop in revenue allocation to states, could be said to be highly impressive. This is manifest in the construction and renovation of classroom blocks in both primary and secondary schools across the state, regular payment of subventions to schools headmasters and… Continue reading Udom’s drive for total quality education in Akwa Ibom

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Nigerian President stop Dalung now

Since the days of Alhaji Umaru Dikko who was said to be the most powerful minister during the second Republic under President Shehu Shagari between 1979 and 1983, Nigeria has never experienced any minister who can be said to be an untouchable like we are seeing today. Dikko was minister of transport but he was… Continue reading Nigerian President stop Dalung now

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Broken hear everywhere

Nollywood stunning beauty, Damilola Adegbite, may still be a bit bitter about her marriage failing to go the distance and thus has got something against the menfolk. Some men think they can toy with women’s emotions. What goes around comes around baby. Karma will soon come for you. When you watch Yoruba movies and people… Continue reading Broken hear everywhere

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APC & SARAKI A journey against historical pattern

At the centre of the evolving crisis is the singular determination of the national chairman to retrieve what he has termed as his party’s crown from the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki. “Saraki cannot run to another party with the crown of APC,” Oshiomhole told State House correspondents on August 1, after a meeting between… Continue reading APC & SARAKI A journey against historical pattern

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Buharinomics leading Nigeria into another Debt Trap

The first thing which must shock most Nigerians, though not most people in advanced countries, is the fact that Nigeria lacks a comprehensive and coordinated economic policy. The reason for that is clear. Nobody at the top levels of government is an economist. Buhari is not, neither is Osinbajo – the Chairman of the Economic… Continue reading Buharinomics leading Nigeria into another Debt Trap

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Ondo 2019: Akeredolu jittery over direct primaries, on collision course with APC NWC

Fear seems to have gripped the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State over the possibility of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party adopting direct primaries for the state and National Assembly primary elections scheduled to hold next month. Leaders of the party, especially those not on the same page… Continue reading Ondo 2019: Akeredolu jittery over direct primaries, on collision course with APC NWC

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Sarri salutes Chelsea’s winning mentality after ‘horrible’

Maurizio Sarri praised Chelsea’s mental strength as they snatched a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Saturday despite squandering a two-goal lead in a “horrible” period that left the Blues boss squirming on the touchline. Chelsea looked on course for an easy win over their London rivals after Pedro and Alvaro Morata put them 2-0 up… Continue reading Sarri salutes Chelsea’s winning mentality after ‘horrible’

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Pope Francis speaks during his weekly general audience at Aula Paolo

Pope Will Support Victims Of US ‘Predator’ Priests The Vatican said on Thursday Pope Francis was on the side of victims of more than 300 “predator” priests in the United States accused of abusing over 1,000 children across seven decades. “Victims should know that the pope is on their side. Those who have suffered are… Continue reading Pope Francis speaks during his weekly general audience at Aula Paolo

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Court orders senator to appear over suit challenging defection

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered that a senator, Stella Oduah, appear before it and state her defence in the suit filed against her by JohnMary Jideobi, an Abuja-based lawyer. The judge, Ahmed Musa made the order Tuesday following the petition filed to declare Mrs Oduah’s seat vacant after her defection from the People’s… Continue reading Court orders senator to appear over suit challenging defection

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Illegal vacant seat declaring,PDP tells Niger Assembly

The PDP in its reaction to the lawmakers’ decision said, “We want to quickly say that the action of the Assembly is not only illegal but unconstitutional and should not stand “The Assembly does not have the power to declare the seat of a member vacant without first investigating the reasons why the legislator took… Continue reading Illegal vacant seat declaring,PDP tells Niger Assembly

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Nigerian govt reacts to UN report indicting Lai Mohammed as liar

The government reiterated this on the heels of the 22nd report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the United Nations’ Security Council, which stated that large ransom payment was made to Boko Haram to secure the release of the over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped from a secondary school in Dapchi, Yobe State in… Continue reading Nigerian govt reacts to UN report indicting Lai Mohammed as liar

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Senators Disagree on 2019 Election Budget Proposal

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters reconvened on Thursday afternoon to consider the budget proposal for the 2019 general elections with Senators canvassing different positions.The Committee headed by Senator Suleiman Nazif (Bauchi North) is meeting to harmonise the two funding positions canvassed by President Muhammadu Buhari and INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu Mahmud. Hardly… Continue reading Senators Disagree on 2019 Election Budget Proposal

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Four persons suspected to have been part of the group that attacked the Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), Dr. David Zaawumya Akolbila on Monday have been arrested by the police. The four, said to be members of the Kandahar Boys, a Tamale-based vigilante group affiliated to the ruling New Patriotic Party… Continue reading Police-Pick-4-Suspects-In-Tamale-Hospital-CEO-Attack

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Ogun landlord kills self, blames his son on suicide duty

Gloom enveloped Majekolagbe Street, Ibafo, Ogun State on Wednesday after the remains of the street founder, Adewale Majekolagbe, were found dangling from a rope in his house. Our correspondent,who visited the area,saw residents and landlords at the late Majekolagbe's bungalow as the news of the tragedy spread. the 59-year-old had disappeared from the community on… Continue reading Ogun landlord kills self, blames his son on suicide duty