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How we plan to free more Chibok girls – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism on the release of more of the kidnapped Chibok girls, after 21 of them were freed by Boko Haram Thursday, following more than two years of captivity.Speaking at a joint press conference with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday in Berlin, President Buhari said negotiations will continue until all the girls secure their ...

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FG approves N3.5bn for the purchase of cars to aid prisons decongestion

The Federal Government at its Federal Executive Council meeting yesterday approved the sum of N3.5 billion to purchase 320 made-in-Nigeria vehicles to aid prisons decongestion across the country.  According to a memo presented to the council members by the  Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahaman Dambazau (rtd), the Nigerian prisons have for a long time suffered congestion of inmates due to ...

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Fashola says no new road will be constructed until existing road projects are completed

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola while speaking to State house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting at the state house Abuja, yesterday, said that the Federal government will not embark on the award and construction of any new road project until existing road projects from the last administration have all been completed. Fashola said the last administration awarded ...

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INEC distributes 1.2m PVCs in Ondo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State said it had distributed a total of 1,201,073 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to registered voters. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, made this announcement at a stakeholders’ meeting in Akure Wednesday.He added that 344,006 PVCs haven’t been collected yet and encouraged those yet to collect theirs to do so as distribution ...

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Abuja National stadium can’t be managed effectively by govt – Sports minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Solomom Dalong yesterday said that the national stadium in Abuja cannot be used for major sporting events due to lack of ancillary facilities such as a standard hotel and recreational park. He also stated that the stadium which he said was strongly located cannot be effectively maintained by the government consequent upon shortfalls ...

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UK to help recover N500 Billion diverted oil bloc money

House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating alleged corruption, malpractices and breach of due process in the award of Oil Prospecting Licence, OPL, 245, yesterday said the United Kingdom Prosecution Service has agreed to help Nigeria recover $1.1 billion diverted oil bloc money. Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee, Razak Atunwa, who disclosed this when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ...

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REVEALED: Buhari has letters implicating Jonathan of corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari is in possession of some letters, written by former President Goodluck Jonathan, to request “off-budget funds.”This was contained in Buhari’s authorised biography, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, written by Prof. John Paden and presented to the public on Monday.An online dictionary defines “off-budget funds” as funds not provided for or included in the regular ...

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Western powers blocking Nigeria’s power solution – Kemi Adeosun

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Western powers blocking Nigeria’s power solution – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has accused western powers of being a stumbling block to Nigeria’s plan to improve power output through the use of coal. Adeosun said this on Wednesday in Washington during a discussion on the importance of addressing infrastructure gaps in developing countries at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund General Meetings.She said that improving ...

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​MAPOLY ADMISSION MERIT LIST OUT FOR BOTH HND & ND

Finally, The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Has released the long anticipated admission list of its prospective candidates. The Merit Admission list was released earlier today 30/09/2016.   Check yours Now or chat me privately for any further PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE for FREE!!  08120233012 Wish you all the best! MORE ADMISSION list UPDATES  Coming soon 2,248 total views, no views today

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Thugs and land grabbers invade monarch’s house, kill his 29 year old son

Thugs and land grabbers Prince Jamiu Olipede (pictured), the 29 year old son of the Oba Musliu Olipede Olojoruwa, the Olorile of Itori Oke Egba Land at Federal Housing Authority, FHA, Alagbado area of Lagos, was killed by some thugs and land grabbers who invaded his home. PM news reports that deceased was killed over a landed property in the ...

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$15m: Patience Jonathan needs to apologise to Nigerians- APC

APC has asked Former First lady, Patience Jonathan to apologize to Nigerians following the recent discovery of $15 million found in five accounts in a company linked to her.Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, said this in a statement released over the weekend while reacting to the recent protest by some Niger Delta youths in ...

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Militancy: Governor Rochas Okorocha appoints wife as amnesty committee chairman

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has appointed his wife, Nkechi Okorocha, as the chairman of the state Amnesty committee that will address issues concerning repentant militants. This committee was set up after some members of the Niger Delta Avengers and other militant groups surrendered their arms to the state government recently. According to Vanguard, during the inauguration of the committee, Okorocha urged ...

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I’m not dead, disregard malicious reports – Aliko Dangote cries out

Nigerian business tycoon and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has squashed online reports that claimed he is dead.An online magazine, DW-TV3, had claimed that the business mogul died in Germany after a brief illness.The foremost businessman took to  Twitter to deny the claims, saying he is hale and hearty.“I am hale, hearty and alive. Please disregard malicious report saying otherwise,” ...

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Senate forgery: Police resume probe of Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Nigeria Police Force has reopened investigations into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Rules 2015 by writing to the Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), Mr. Mohammed Sani Omolori for additional information to assist its investigation.Senate President Bukola Saraki,  his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and the immediate past Clerk to the National Assembly(CNA), Salisu Maikasuwa, are  already standing ...

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Lai Mohammed threatens to sue newspaper

Lai Mohammed, minister of Information and culture, has threatened to sue the Daily Independent newspaper over a publication on the “change begins with campaign” launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on September 8.In its publication on September 15, the newspaper had claimed that the campaign “gulped N3.4 billion”.But a letter dated September 19 and addressed to the editor of the newspaper ...

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‘Buhari may sell National Anthem, flags, Coat of Arms’ – Shehu Sani lambastes FG

Senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district, Shehu Sani has once again criticized President Muhammadu Buhari’s led federal government over moves to sell national assets in order to revive the ailing economy.Mr. Sani on his social media account said: “If we have to sell our national assets to fund the 2016 budget; then we have to sell our coat of arms, ...

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ECONOMY: I can’t predict when recession’ll end –Finance minister

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that she cannot predict when the nation will get out of the current economic recession.She, however, said that some of the efforts of the government to reflate the economy had started yielding results.The minister, who spoke in an interview in Abuja, stated, “I don’t want to predict when we will get ...

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NYSC: Corps member slumps, dies after party with colleagues

​ A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Mr. Ogundare Opeyemi, has slumped and died in the Nembe area of Bayelsa State. Opeyemi, it was learnt, died in the area where he was posted for his primary assignment.It was also learnt that the deceased corps member slumped a day after he had a party with his colleagues in the ...

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Buhari inherited N1.5tn debt on road contracts – Fashola

President Muhammadu Buhari inherited road contractual liabilities worth N1.5tn, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said.Fashola said this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Sunday by his Special Adviser, Communications, Mr. Hakeem Bello.The minister said the ministry inherited 206 roads that were not budgeted for or poorly funded, but added ...

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Bola Tinubu demands immediate resignation of APC Chairman, Oyegun

All Progressives Congress, APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has demanded the resignation of the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun who he claimed Sunday had derailed from the path of progressives.In a stinking communiqué from his media office, Tinubu accused Oyegun of sabotaging the will of democracy in Ondo State by overriding the decision of the ...

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EFCC probes Diezani over N4 billion hotel deal with ex-MILAD

Detectives have uncovered another multi-billion naira transaction believed to have been carried out by former Petroleum Resources Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing a N4billion hotel deal between Mrs. Alison-Madueke and a former military administrator, whose identity is yet to be released “so as to protect the investigation”.The hotel may be placed under Interim Forfeiture ...

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‘You’re Nigeria’s major problem’ – APC to Buhari

​THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has risen in stout defence of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was accused by Governor Ayo Fayose as being “the major problem of the country”. According to the APC, the allegation made by Fayose in a statement on Sunday was borne out of fear of his impending day of reckoning when he would ...

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FG blast critics of Change campaign

The Federal Government says the implementation of the national re-orientation campaign, Change Begins with Me, started from the leadership, contrary to the position of some critics.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known yesterday in Abuja, when he received a delegation of National Council of Women’s Societies, NCWS. He said: “People have criticised the campaign. Some have ...

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Pro-Biafra group wirtes UN over alleged Buhari’s interference in Kanu’s case

The International Society for Civil Liberties and the rule of law, Intersociety has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to end what it termed his obvious meddlesomeness in the case of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and the Judiciary and to direct the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, to either prove the Federal Government’s allegation that Kanu committed ...

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Budget padding: Dogara supporters, Jibrin clash over resignation calls

A former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, and supporters of the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday clashed over Jibrin’s call for Dogara to resign.Jibrin, who addressed journalists after Tuesday’s plenary, reiterated his call for the resignation of the Speaker and three other principal officers of the House, whom he accused of budget fraud.According to ...

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Boy drowns inside water drum in grandma house

A two-year-old boy, Eniola Ajakaye, has drowned inside a drum of water while holidaying with his grandmother in Aboru, in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State.Officers from Oke Odo Police Division arrested the victim’s father, Sunday Ajakaye, a mechanic, and Sunday’s 65-year-old mother, after the boy’s mother, Mary, accused them of complicity in the death.A resident, who spoke on ...

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FG begins shortlisting candidates for 500,000 jobs – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday, in Abuja  when a delegation of the National Council for Women’s Societies (NCWS) paid him a courtesy visit in his office.Mohammed said that applications were being received and government had started processing them for the ...

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CAN declares 3 days fasting for Nigeria

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria has announced three days of fasting for Nigeria in the bid for the country to revive Nigeria from economic recession.The decision of the CAN leadership was contained in a statement on Tuesday.The fasting has been scheduled for September 21 (today) to Friday September 23, 2016.According to the statement signed by Pastor Adebayo ...

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Falana Urges FG To Reject Switzerland’s Conditionality For Return Of $321m Abacha Loot

​ Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has told the Federal Government to immediately reject the conditionality imposed by the government of Switzerland for the repatriation of $321million Abacha loot in Swiss banks and other financial institutions. In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of his law firm, Falana described as insulting and an unlawful intervention the request ...

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Outrage as masqueraders storms church during prayer vigil

Five days after, outrage continues following the deadly attacks by some masqueraders in some parts of Ado Ekiti, including invasion of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Oke Ila.It was gathered yesterday the masqueraders stormed the church on Friday night during a prayer vigil, and smashed the head of a worshipper with a broken bottle.The victim was left in a pool ...

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It is time to resign’ – PDP to Buhari

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and allow competent hands to steer the country away from the present economic recession.In a statement last night by the spokesman of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the crass ineptitude and lukewarm-attitude of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration could no longer ...

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Ignore Boko Haram’s threat to capture Buhari, it’s not possible – DHQ

A faction of Boko Haram loyal to Abubakar Shekau has released a new video in which it threatened to capture or kill President Muhammadu Buhari.The sect also threatened to deal with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. It showed a large number of members of the terrorist group observing what they claimed was their Eid-el-Kabir prayer at ...

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I’m moving ahead to bigger responsibilties soon – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west senatorial district in the upper chamber of Nation Assembly has stated that he is moving towards bigger responsibilities soon.Melaye, whose wife put to bed some weeks ago wrote on his social media account: “Moving ahead to bigger responsibilities soon, Ready for challenges”.Although, the die-hard supporter of the Senate president, Bukola Saraki did not disclose his ...

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Man kills childhood friend over gambling

A 21-year-old man, Ogadima Nkwaha, is currently cooling his heels in the police net for allegedly slitting the throat of his friend, John Effiong, in Ajegunle, Apapa area of Lagos State.It was gathered that the suspect killed the victim after he refused to release his (Effiong) phone to him.Nkwaha had allegedly won more than N60,000 from the victim while they ...

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