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APC nullifies Fayemi, Ojudu, others’ suspension in Ekiti

•Why we suspended Fayemi-Factional Ekiti APC •It’s joke taken too far –Ekiti gov The All Progressives Congress (APC) has nullified the suspension of the governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Political Adviser to the President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu and others, suspended by different factions of the party in the state. A faction of APC […]

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Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of 250 roads, power projects

As part of the moves to extend his developmental agenda to the grassroots, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the state, saying it will help to tackle challenges at the grassroots level. With the intervention, which was said to be first […]

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Troops kill 21, lose 3 soldiers in shootout with bandits in North-West

Yesterday was a Black Friday as reports reveal the series of killings recorded across the geo-political zones of the country. In Katsina State, the Nigerian Troops under Operation Sahel Sanity yesterday said it killed 21 armed bandits as an officer and two other soldiers gallantly lost their lives in a shootout, during the attack on […]

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…we won’t rig elections, Akeredolu tells Wike

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged his Rivers State counterpart to exercise some restraints over what he described as spurious alleagations ahead of the October 10 governorship election noting that he won’t rig bto win election . This is as the state’s chapter of APC also condemned Wike’s utterances over the polls, saying […]

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Reps ready for e-parliament, says Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives is set for electronic conduct of its legislative activities on the floor of the chamber when it reconvene on Tuesday, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila said yesterday. Gbajabiamila, who assured that the e-parliament promised by the 9th House on its inauguration in June last year would commence on resumption from annual vacation, expressed […]

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Ondo guber: INEC, security agencies under pressure to scuttle people’s will –Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday alleged that pressure was being mounted on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to scuttle the will of Ondo people during the coming governorship election. Wike, who expressed the concern yesterday at a Live Television Programme in Port Harcourt, noted that like Edo voters, the people […]

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NLC, TUC mobilise workers for Monday’s strike

• PENGASSAN, NUPENG, others gear up for action Despite two court orders obtained by the Federal Government to stop their proposed industrial action, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have continued mobilising their affiliate unions and the civil society groups for the scheduled strike on Monday. Checks by Saturday Telegraph […]

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Going back to APC will dent my integrity –Edo gov President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed he was not happy to congratulate Governor Godwin Obaseki over his recent governorship election victory in Edo State because he defeated his party’s candidate, just as the newly re-elected governor vowed never to return to the All Progressives Congress (APC). […]

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Ambassador: Why Nigerians have difficulties renewing passports in Germany

The Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Hon. Yusuf Maitama Tuggar, has revealed that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was mainly responsible for the difficulties being experienced by Nigerians seeking to renew their passports or apply for the issuance of new ones at the Embassy. The ambassador, who made the remarks at a meeting with representatives of the […]

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Budget: FG mulls re-introduction of cash management

The Federal Government has concluded arrangement to re- introduce cash management function into fiscal budget management, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has hinted . The adoption of cash management implies that budget monitoring and evaluation outcome will determine fund releases on a real time basis, as future budget projections will […]