Edo House Crisis: Senate Panel Report Indicts Obaseki,gives Governor Fresh Terms

The Ad-hoc committee investigating #Edo State House of Assembly crisis headed by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has indicted Governor Godwin Obaseki over his role before, during and after the protracted crisis of the State Assembly. In the report which was presented to the Senate chambers on Wednesday by the Ad-hoc Committee panel, Sabi Abdullahi, the […]

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Edo House Crisis: Senate Panel Report Indicts Obaseki,gives Governor Fresh Terms

The Ad-hoc committee investigating #Edo State House of Assembly crisis headed by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has indicted Governor Godwin Obaseki over his role before, during and after the protracted crisis of the State Assembly. In the report which was presented to the Senate chambers on Wednesday by the Ad-hoc Committee panel, Sabi Abdullahi, the […]

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N400m theft: Hand over GOC to EFCC, HURIWA charges Nigerian Army

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has tasked the Nigerian Army’s high command to hand over the General officer commanding (GOC) 8 Division Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to enable a thorough, independent and transparent investigation to be carried out on the alleged theft of […]

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FG sacks 2,500 N-Power beneficiaries over absenteeism

The federal government has sacked over 2,500 beneficiaries of N-Power, a component of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP). The scheme is targeted at addressing the challenge of youth unemployment in the country. Justice Bibiye, communications manager of NSIP, said the beneficiaries were dismissed following reports that some of them had not gone to their […]

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Ministerial nominees: Buhari truly a visionary leader, says APC chieftain

Dr Vitalis Orikeze-Ajumbe, the National Coordinator of South East Equity Alliance (SEA) and an APC chieftain on Wednesday described President Muhammadu Buhari as a true visionary leader for nominating `men and women of pedigree’ as ministers. Orikeze-Ajumbe told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that about 80 per cent of the nominees were tested and trusted […]

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NNPC signs $3.15bn financing for OML 13

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has signed a 3.15 billion dollars Financing and Technical Services Agreement between Sterling Oil Exploration and other partners for the development of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 13. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, […]

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#MinisterialList: Buhari returns 12 former ministers, drops 18 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday announced names of 12 former ministers who worked with him in his first term for reappointment. They are Babatunde Fashola (Lagos State), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers State) Hadi Sirika (Katsina State), Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna State), Lai Mohammed (Kwara State) Chris Ngige (Anambra State), Adamu Adamu (Bauchi State), Abubakar Malami (Jigawa State), […]

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Another Court Asks INEC Not To Issue Certificate Of Return To Okorocha

A high court sitting in Imo state has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to issue certificate of return to Rochas Okorocha as senator-elect for Imo west senatorial district. Ngozi Ukoha, a judge, restrained INEC from “departing from its decision not to issue a certificate of return in respect of Imo west senatorial […]

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