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How ICPC ‘lied’ – Pinnacle fires back at commission

Pinnacle Communications has described the allegation of task invasion made against it by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) as misleading, untrue and aimed at hurting its impeccable image. ICPC had threatened legal action against 44 property owners including two buildings in Abuja belonging to Pinnacle Communications Ltd, citing indebtedness to Federal […]

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Senate Minority Leader, Abaribe calls for Buhari’s immediate resignation

Minority leader the Nigeria Senate, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe on Wednesday called for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that the All Progressives Congress has failed Nigerians. Enyinnaya Abaribe in his contribution to the motion sponsored by the Senate leader, Yahaya Abdullahi on national security said, President Muhammadu Buhari has been lying to Nigerians that […]

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Oshiomhole vs Obaseki: Pastor Ize-Iyamu reveals when APC crisis will end

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has assured that the crisis currently rocking the Edo State chapter of the party would end after the party’s primary election. Ize-Iyamu said the crisis will be discussed and settled when a governorship candidate emerges at the forthcoming primary election in the state. Addressing […]

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Road construction creates jobs – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says road construction has enabled the government to create jobs and promote procurement. Fashola made this assertion on Tuesday during his inspection tour of the Jebba-Mokwa-Bokani road in Niger. The road is one of the five roads under construction listed for inspection during the two-day tour […]

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‘Ease of Doing Business’: ACCI seeks attitudinal change by regulators

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has called for urgent attitudinal change within the country’s regulatory bodies to enhance Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) framework. Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, ACCI President, made the call on Tuesday in Abuja at the Ease of Doing Business conference organised by Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in […]

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FRSC to begin vision test for drivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it will begin the conduct of compulsory eye test for drivers to ascertain quality of vision to reduce Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) in 2020. The FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, said this at the corps operators’ meeting with Zonal Commanding officers (ZCO) on Tuesday in Abuja. Oyeyemi […]

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Plateau Attacks: Detain community leaders, Ardos – Gov. Lalong tells CP

Incensed by the murder of villagers and destruction of properties in Kwatas Village of Bokkos Local Government Council, Governor Simon Bako Lalong has directed the Commissioner of Police in the State, Isaac Akinmoyede to detain community leaders and the Ardos (Fulani leaders) from the affected community. The Governor also said when they are arrested, they […]

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INEC rejects Akwa-Ibom rerun election results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected results of Saturday’s rerun election in Essien Udim Local Government Area (LGA) of Akwa-Ibom, where its officials were abducted and forced to compromise the processes. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee […]

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Rivers: Why Nigeria can’t afford to become one-party state – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, on Tuesday, said no circumstance should make Nigeria drift towards a one-party state. Wike explained that all political parties needed to exist for Nigerians to explore all alternatives. Speaking when he hosted the new leadership of KAGOTE, an elite socio-cultural organization for the Ogoni Ethnic Nationality at the Government […]

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Imo Speaker, 7 other lawmakers defect to APC

The Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins, alongside seven other members from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress. DAILY POST gathered that Chiji, who made the announcement at the floor of the House on Tuesday during plenary, said that all letters of defection […]

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Fashola reveals how foreign loans borrowed by Buhari govt will be spent

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said Federal government’s borrowing would be invested in the development of the nation’s infrastructure. Fashola disclosed this during his inspection tour of Highway projects in Niger State and was contained in a statement signed and forwarded to DAILY POST by his Deputy Director Press, Stephen Kilebi. […]

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Ihedioha’s sack: Secondus reveals PDP’s final decision, attacks Buhari

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has raised the alarm that the country was tilting towards a full blown dictatorship under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Secondus said the PDP, after extensive consultations with legal experts, had decided to fully back Emeka Ihedioha, the sacked governor of Imo State, […]

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Sanwo-olu under attack over keke, GOkada, OPAY, ban in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has come under attack over the ban of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in six local government areas of the State. DAILY POST had reported that the Lagos State on Monday announced an embargo on the operations of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in six local government areas and nine local council development areas […]