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EO6: CACOL reacts to Buhari’s travel ban on 50 politicians, tells aggrieved persons what to do

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has backed the travel ban placed on 50 high profile Nigerians by the President Muhammdu Buhari administration. Buhari’s directive is to also ensure that the accounts of the 50 politically-exposed persons are placed on moratorium while they remain on security watch, pending…

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Governor Ganduje facing impeachment as Kano Assembly begins probe into bribe videos

The Kano State House of Assembly has opened probe into the bribe-taking videos of the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Raising a matter of urgent public importance on Monday, a member representing Warawa Constituency, Labaran Madari, said the assembly should investigate the authenticity of the video and take measures. Madari stated that…

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Presidency ordered EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely – PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday alleged that the “Presidency has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to incarcerate, indefinitely,” the outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. In a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP claimed that the “information…

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Boko Haram executes another aide worker, Hauwa Leman, reveals what will happen to Leah

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has executed Hauwa Leman, an aide worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). TheCable reports that the terrorists also promised to keep Leah Sharibu, one of the Dapchi schoolgirls who is currently in their custofy, as…

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Ganduje: Another clip of Kano gov collecting bribe in dollars released

Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appeared in another video clip allegedly receiving a bribe. The first video was released to the public on Sunday. The money was part of tranches received amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state. Contractors told DAILY NIGERIAN that the governor personally receives from 15 to 25 percent…

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2019: Lawal Daura pressured me to support Buhari before Ekiti election

The outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed how a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, allegedly asked him on two occasions to support the President Muhammadu Buhari government. He stated that Daura told him that backing Buhari would keep his party, the…

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Iyinoluwa Aboyeji steps down as Flutterwave CEO

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji has stepped down from his role as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Flutterwave Inc. Aboyeji disclosed this in a statement on his twitter. Part of the statement read, “Today will be my last day at Flutterwave. After much thought and prayer, I decided to step down from my…

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Red Star Express goes to Benin Republic, seals deals with FedEx, TNT

The Board of Red Star Express Plc, today informed the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the investing public that the company has commenced operation in neighbouring Benin Republic. A statement signed by the company’s Secretary, Ms Frances Ndidi Akpomuka, disclosed that Red Star’ newly-opened office in Benin Republic will advance its business of picking…

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SEC assures investors of safety ahead of General Elections

The Acting Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC) Ms. Mary Uduk, has assured investors in the capital market that there is nothing to fear regarding the performance of the market as the 2019 election approaches. The SEC boss while speaking on the sidelines of the just-concluded World Bank/International Monetary Fund…

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Med-view Airline gives reason for staff disengagement.

Med-view Airline Plc has given reason for its recent disengagement of some staff. In a release signed by the company’s secretary, Abdullai Adam Abdullahi noted that the current economic realities has necessitated the restructuring exercise currently ongoing in the company. He further noted that two of its aircraft are currently undergoing…

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Nigeria could likely borrow more despite IMF’s warning

Nigeria’s Budget Minister, Mr Udoma U. Udoma, has claimed that the country has a sustainable debt portfolio and could borrow more money if it so wishes. The Minister, who made this assertion while giving a speech in Indonesia at the recently held annual meeting of the IMF and the World Bank…

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INEC announces number of eligible voters in Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State said 6, 609,115 residents were eligible to vote in the 2019 General Elections in the state. Mr. Sam Olumekun, the Resident Electoral Commissioner disclosed this at a workshop on Lagos State Election Security Strategic Plan for 2019 Elections. The News Agency of…

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2019 presidency: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, PANDEF hints at support for Atiku

Influential southern groups, Afenifere, Ohanaeze N’digbo and the Pan Niger Delta Forum, have announced that they would support the candidate that has been most vocal about restructuring of the country. Former vice president and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar appears to have been very vocal on the need to…

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2019: Why Buhari, APC cannot rig presidential election – Arewa youths

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has given one reason President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, cannot rig the 2019 general election. Speaking in an interview, President of the AYCF, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, said that the rigging formula of the current administration as allegedly applied in Ekiti…

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Kano PDP governorship candidate, Takai summoned over alleged murder

The Kano State Police command has summoned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Mallam Sagir Takai over the alleged murder of a 70-year-old man. According to Punch, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Majiya, disclosed that investigation into the alleged case of homicide involving Takai and some of…

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2019: How I begged Obasanjo for years to reconcile with Atiku – Bishop Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has disclosed how he convinced former President, Olusegun Obasanjo to forgive his ex-Deputy and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. Kukah, Ahmad Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic cleric; and David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, among some other…

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Buhari travel ban: APC ex-spokesman Frank releases ‘authentic list’ of those affected

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has claimed that he had “authentic list” of those who have been banned from travelling abroad as a result of corruption charges preferred against them by the Buhari government. Frank said the current list of purported…

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2019 presidency: Atiku will use Peter Obi as a servant – Biafra group

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL has stated that it would not endorse the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidates for the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. In a statement signed and made available by the National Leader of BNYL, Princewill Chimezie Richard, they argued that former Vice…

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2019: Buhari’s Minister, Shittu drags APC to court

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, has dragged his political party, the All Progressives Congress, APC to court. The Minister took the legal action after the party disqualified him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo State. The ruling party stopped the Minister from continuing his gubernatorial race through screening after he failed…

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Buhari: What Obasanjo’s endorsement, Peter Obi’s emergence means for Atiku, PDP – Abati

Former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, has declared that Atiku Abubakar’s selection of Peter Obi as his running mate for the 2019 election was a right choice. He also said the public endorsement by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo had put the camp of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in…

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