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Buhari’s aide describes Atiku as largest employer of ghost workers

Media aide of President Muhammedu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie has described Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the largest employer of ghost workers. Her submission might not be unconnected to the claims by Atiku supporters on social media that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is the largest employer of labour in Nigeria with 100,000 […]

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Nigerian govt to sack teachers without basic qualifications by 2019

The minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has said that all teachers in the nation’s educational system without basic qualifications will be sacked by December 31, 2019. Adamu, who was represented by the Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Prof. Hamid Boboyi, disclosed this on Monday in Benin at the Edo Summit themed: “Edo […]

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You have no moral right to call anybody a bigot – Northern CAN to El-Rufai

The Public Relations Officer, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, 19 northern states and Abuja Rev. Joseph Hayab, has observed that Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has no moral right to call anybody a bigot. Hayab explained that since el-Rufai became the governor of the state, his insulting and denigrating comments had polarised the state. Making […]

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Obasanjo reveals ways governors are stealing local government funds

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has accused Governors of routinely stealing the money meant for the Local Governments. The ex-President said this has rendered the LGs incapable of performing even the basic functions for their people. Making more revelation, Obasanjo said that the governors pilfer Local Governments’ funds through the nebulous “joint account.” He said that this was […]

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Magu snubs question on Ganduje bribery video, speaks on Alison-Madueke’s extradition

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday refused to answer a question on bribery allegations against the Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje. In different videos widely circulated online, Ganduje was apparently captured collecting kickbacks from contractors. At a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, Magu refused to respond […]

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Buhari assents to Extradition Act, four others

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to five bills, including the Extradition (Amendment) Act 2018, Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2018 and Nigerian Centre For Disease Control And Prevention (Establishment) Act, 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in […]

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I stand for state police – Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police. Osinbajo made this submission while delivering the 40th Anniversary Lecture of the Association of Friends on Monday in Lagos. The theme of the lecture is “Restructuring and the Nigerian Federation.” He reiterated his stance that good […]

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Again, Court stops Kano Assembly from investigating Ganduje

A Kano High Court on Monday upheld its earlier order halting the state House of Assembly Investigative Committee from investigating the bribery allegation against Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. The court also ordered all other parties involved in the investigation of the bribery allegation to maintain status quo ante, pending the determination of the originating summon. NAN […]

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FG spends N2.7trn on agriculture, infrastructure – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government expended N2.7 trillion on agriculture and provision of other critical infrastructure in the 2017 budget. Mohammed disclosed this at a Town Hall Meeting in Dutse on Monday to boost agriculture in the state in particular and the country in general. The […]

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UI graduates 7,577 first degree students with 201 First Class

As the week-long convocation ceremony of the University of Ibadan, UI, begins on Monday, the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka has disclosed that a total of 7, 577 first degree students would be graduated from various faculties of the institution, with 201 of them bagging First Class. Olayinka further stated that the graduands […]

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2019: I will build a prosperous Nigeria – Ezekwesili

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr.Oby Ezekwesili, on Monday said she would work to build and deliver a prosperous Nigeria if elected. Ezekwesili, a former Vice-President of World Bank, made the pledge while speaking with newsmen in Lagos. The presidential candidate spoke on her blueprint to lift 80 million Nigerians out […]

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Fashola: Buhari govt delivers visible results on power

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola said the Buhari Government has fulfilled its promise of power supply through generation of additional electricity to Nigerians since 2015. Fashola spoke at a news conference in Abuja on Monday. Fashola, who presented his third year progress report said federal government at inception of the current administration […]

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Defection: Why we couldn’t impeach Saraki, Dogara – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has given reason it gave up the plan to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, following their defection. The APC, speaking through its National Auditor, Dr. George Moghalu, told Daily Sun that the rigid stipulations for the impeachment of the […]

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What we’ll do in 2019 – INEC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Niger, Prof. Sam Egwu, said on Monday that the commission was committed to conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019. Egwu gave the assurance at a two-day workshop in Minna on the implementation of election monitoring and support, an integrated monitoring and tracking tool for all electoral activities leading […]

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Sen. Sani on Nigerian Govt’s selective compliance to court order

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly has bare his mind on Nigerian Government selective compliance to court orders. The civil rights activist described Nigerian Government selective obedience to court order only when it favours them as “institutional proclivity to persecution and tyranny” Senator Sani made this known today on his official […]