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2019 Presidency: Atiku attacks Buhari again, reveals what he will do to President

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said he will “retire” President Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura in 2019. Abubakar stated that Nigerians and not politicians would decide between a failed government and one with solutions. In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Paul Ibe, on Thursday night, the former Vice President insisted […]

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We know who stole $12.7bn crude from Nigeria under Jonathan govt – Falana

An activist lawyer, Femi Falana, has said that former President, Goodluck Jonathan was presiding over the country when $12.7 billion worth of crude oil was stolen from Nigeria. Speaking at the 40th-anniversary celebration of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, in Abuja, on Thursday, the Human right lawyer said 60.2 […]

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Why Buhari’s govt is working with foreign media -Lai Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he holds former President, Goodluck Jonathan in high esteem for accepting defeat in 2015. Buhari said that for that singular act, Jonathan will always remain in his mind. Buhari said this while also frowning on the activities of religious extremists who shout “Allahu Akbar (Allah is Great)” while killing innocent […]

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Gov. Fayemi dissolves Board of Ekiti agencies, parastatals

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has ordered the immediate dissolution of the boards of government agencies, parastatals and corporations in the state. He consequently directed chairmen of the boards of the affected agencies to hand over to the most senior officer in their respective agencies. This was contained in a statement issued Friday […]

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Power supply: 945MW to be added to national grid before end of 2018

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday said that additional 945 megawatts of electricity, would be added to the national grid before the end of 2018. Fashola revealed this at the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce breakfast business meeting in Lagos, with the theme: “Power Sector and the Way Forward”. The Minister […]

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Ganduje govt orders drug test for appointees, civil servants, students

The Kano State ‎Government has approved compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the State’s tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the weekly State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Thursday.‎ ‎He said that the policy was adopted […]

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Ganduje: Kano Assembly to hold public hearing on bribe videos, seeks police protection

The committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to investigate video clips showing Governor Abdullahi Ganduje allegedly receiving bribe has opted for a public hearing. The committee chairman, Baffa Dan’Agundi, representing Kano Municipal, made the disclosure on Thursday. He spoke during the committee’s visit to the state Police Commissioner, Rabi’u Yusuf. The visit was to seek […]

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Clean environment: Ayade introduces ‘waste to wealth programme’

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has announced the introduction of a waste to wealth programme commencing from the first quarter of 2019. The programme, according to the Governor, is meant to create employment opportunities for youths and generate organic fertilizer for the farmers in the state. Addressing Journalists shortly after mounting one of the […]

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Oil thieves cause of Abia pipeline fire incident – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday said the fire incident that happened on System 2E pipeline network in Umuaduru and Umuimo communities in Abia state was caused by suspected oil thieves. The Corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja. He said that the allegation that negligence […]

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Police raise alarm over cloned certificates, ATM cards in circulation

The Commissioner of Police, Anti-Fraud Unit, Federal Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (FCIID) Ikoyi- Lagos, Mr Dan Okoro, on Thursday raised alarm over many cloned certificates and ATM cards in circulation. Okoro raised the alarm while briefing newsmen in Lagos on the discovery of some cloned certificates by syndicate, which specialised in printing fake documents of banks, […]