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October 24, 2017


Governor Fayose mocks President Buhari for reinstating pension boss accused of N2 Billion fraud

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari administration for reabsorbing the wanted ex-Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, despite being indicted for allegedly perpetrating fraud to the tune of N2 Billion. The Ministry of Interior confirmed on Sunday that Maina, who is still on

2019: ‘Fayose can contest presidential election’

Former Governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose is eminently qualified to contest the 2019 presidential election, just as the Alaafin of Oyo, Iku Baba Yeye Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, praised courage of the Governor as strong opposition putting the federal government on its toes. They

Buhari’s speech at D-8 summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Istanbul urged D-8 leaders to prioritize incentives and measures aimed at increasing trade and investments among member countries. Speaking at the ninth summit of the D-8, President Buhari said the private sector and business communities in the economic organization must be assisted with incentives to widen economic cooperation among

Politicians Support Senate’s Call To Separate Ministry Of Power

Some politicians in Lagos on Thursday expressed support for the senate’s resolution, calling for a separate minister of power for optimal performance. The politicians said in interviews with newsmen that the resolution was timely, noting that the country had been battling with power for years. The senate’s resolution followed a motion sponsored by Sen. Mustapha

‎APC hails Okorocha for erecting N520 million Zuma Statue

In what appeared a formal endorsement of the reported N520 million statue erected by the Imo state government in honour of South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has hailed the state governor, Rochas Okorocha for bringing the South African leader to the country. At a meeting of its National Working

Senate wants Nigeria to declare October 17 as Poverty Day

The Senate on Tuesday called on the federal, state and local governments of Nigeria to “henceforth” designate and observe October 17 as World Poverty Day in line with the United Nations resolution. The call was part of the prayers of a motion unanimously adopted by the Senate at the plenary on Tuesday. It was titled

Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts unknown as FG decide to try him in absentia

The Federal Government may try the embattled leader of the proscribed Indegeniuos People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, in absentia, Kanu was billed to appear before trial Justice Binta Nyako to be re-arraigned on an amended five count charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015, alongside three other pro-Biafra agitators- Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu, David Nwawuisi and Bright

Newcastle United Onwer, Mike Ashley Confirms Sale of Club

Newcastle United owner, Mike Ashley on Monday confirmed he has put up the English Premier League club for sale. A statement on the club’s website reported that Mike Ashley is going to sell Newcastle, The owner had, according to the Telegraph, informed Coach Rafael Benitez some time ago of this development, apparently five weeks. “As

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