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Ekweremadu’s appointment as Professor example to upcoming generations

Nigeria Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has lauded Ike Ekweremadu’s appointment as a Professor and Senior Mentoring Scholar of E-Governance and Strategic Government Studies, by the Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph […]

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2019: We are ready to rule Nigeria

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says it has set its agenda for the upcoming general elections. The party made this known on Sunday in a statement by Adakole Ijogi, its national spokesperson. The party which earlier on Thursday announced its Interim Nation Working Committee (NWC) at a press conference in Abuja, said the ruling All […]

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Those calling for my sack want business as usual

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier-General Paul Tarela Boroh (retd), has said those calling for his sack are those no longer benefiting from the system to the detriment of those the programme is meant for. He said this at the weekend while fielding questions […]

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Aso Rock policemen protest unpaid allowances

About 53 policemen serving in the Presidential Villa, Abuja have protested over their unpaid Risk Caution Allowances since 2015, when they were posted to the Presidency. This was contained in a petition that the policemen filed to President Muhammadu Buhari and obtained Punch. The petition titled, “President Muhammadu Buhari’s mobile policemen plead over unpaid Risk […]

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I don’t carry governance on my head

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has opened up on his experience in office as the state number citizen since 2017. Akeredolu was sworn in as governor on February 24, 2017. “lt has been a great challenge; it was expected that it will take its toll but, by and large, I think I have enjoyed my […]

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2019: Zoning not in APC constitution – Buhari

The senator representing Oyo North District, Dr. Abdulfatai Buhari, has declared that zoning of governorship ticket to a particular senatorial district in the state is unconstitutional and not in the constitution of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari, who doubles as Chairman, Senate Committee on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Cybercrime, while speaking […]

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SERAP writes AU, demands suspension of Cameroon

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sent an open letter to the African Union Chairperson and President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, urging him to urgently call an Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) to suspend the rights of membership of Cameroon from the Union. According to SERAP, the suspension is […]

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Nigeria not ripe for state police

The Prelate, United Baptist Mission of Nigeria, Rt Revd Usuanlele Osama, has said Nigeria is not ripe for state police. According to him, the police at the federal level should be better equipped and made to undergo reorientation instead of creating state police, which might become a tool of oppression against the opposition by governors. […]

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PDP replies APC chairman, Oyegun for saying party ‘dead, buried’

Deputy National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Engr Emmanuel Agbo, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of propagating falsehood in attempt to launder it’s “sinking image”. He said this while reacting to comment by John Oyegun, APC National Chairman that PDP is “dead and buried”. Oyegun made the […]

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Niger Delta: Presidency gives update on efforts in region

The Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, is set to commence the admission of students into the university for the 2017/2018 academic year This was one of the highlights of the meeting of the Niger Delta Inter-Ministerial Committee on Friday, called to assess progress on the implementation of the Buhari administration’s New Vision for Niger […]

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Obasanjo: Buhari Must Find Solution To Senseless Killings

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday asked the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government to find a lasting solution to the continued attacks by suspected herdsmen in the nation. Describing the incessant killings as ‘senseless,’ the former President said the Federal Government must take proactive steps or risk the consequences of burying innocent victims like […]

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Plateau Boils Again As Gunmen Kill 10

Ten persons were confirmed killed by gunmen that invaded rural settlements in Daffo District of Bokkos Local Government, Plateau State, on Friday. Mr Danjuma Wabas, Councillor representing Daffo District in the Bokkos Local Government Council, who confirmed the figure said that the deceased were given a mass burial. He said that those killed included five […]