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EDO PDP GUBER TICKET: UNTOLD STORY OF HOW OBASEKI EMERGED

The defection of Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on June 19, was one of the major victories in his political career. That move, which Obaseki even confessed, was a revival of his political career after his disqualification by the All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee, had been described by […]

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COVID-19 Status: I can’t hand over to my deputy, he’s a threat –Akeredolu

•I’m not bothered, I’ve been sidelined before now –Deputy gov •12 aspirants obtain APC nomination forms for N258m Following the isolation of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, due to Covid-19 related illness, tongues had been wagging in the state, on whether the state helmsman should have handed over to his deputy, Agboola Ajayi, or […]

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NLC: Reopen schools with due diligence, utmost caution

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday said the re-opening of schools must be done with due diligence and utmost precaution, given the overcrowded nature of schools at the both primary, secondary and tertiary levels. In similar vein, the Delta State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday rejected the directive by the Federal […]

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N-Power: Over3mapplicationsreceivedin7days

The Federal Government yesterday said it had received over three million applications from prospective NPower enrollees, in seven days. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development also announced the transitioning of Independent Monitors recruited to monitor Batch A and B of the N-Power programme as well as other National Social Investment […]

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NSITF: Buhari didn’t approve dismissal of Somefun, 11 others

Crisis seems to be brewing in the labour and employment sector, as the management of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), has dismissed reports that the dismissal of its Managing Director/Chief Executive, Mr. Adebayo Somefun, and 11 other staff had been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige in […]

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5 swap posts as Kwara gov announces minor cabinet reshuffle

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman Abdul- Razaq, yesterday announced a minor cabinet reshuffle involving five commissioners who are to move from one ministry to the other. Those affected are the Commissioner for Communication, Mr. Olanrewaju Murtala, who moves to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development; and Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi […]

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Abule Egba fire: 69 families get N225,000 each, individuals N150,000

Six months after their stay at the Igando resettlement camp, Lagos State Government yesterday reintegrated about 320 internally displaced victims of the Abule-Egba pipeline explosion into the society with financial empowerment. It will be recalled that the Abule-Egba disaster on January 19, left many properties worth millions of naira destroyed. The Director-General of the Lagos […]