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Electoral Act: Senator to Face Ethics C’ttee over Comments on Election Order

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The furore in the Senate over the recent amendment to the Electoral Act is far from over as the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday directed its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate allegations made by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta APC) that the adoption of the change in order of elections, is targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. Following last week’s passage of the ... Read More »

Ogun Speaker Justifies Assembly’s Position Over On-Going Constitution Amendment

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The recent ratification of some clauses in the 1999 Constitution Amendment Bill (forth Alteration) transmitted to the Ogun State House of Assembly by the National Assembly was a reflection of the outcome of inputs and submissions of relevant stakeholders meant to enhance participatory governance in the State and the nation at large. The Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraju Ishola Adekunbi, said this while ... Read More »

‘Be Proud Of Your Heritage’ – Mujota Charges Nigerian Youths

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Nigerians especially those living abroad have been told to be proud of their heritage through self esteem and to put up every measure to always stand tall among their counterparts from other parts of the world. The Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Modupe Mujota, gave the advice while speaking at a one-day seminar for children and youth with the theme: ‘’You ... Read More »

Armed Robbery Case: Supreme Court Revalidates Ogun’s CRD Position

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A Seven Man Panel Of Justice Of The Supreme Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja has allowed an appeal filed by Ogun State Government against Mathew Ibiloye, a convicted armed robber, while striking out the latter’s cross appeal.           Delivering the lead judgment, Justice Mary Peter-Odili, unanimously restored the earlier judgment of the Honourable Justice Elizabeth Osinuga of the High Court, Ogun State of July ... Read More »

INEC, SIECs meet today over underage voting

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As part of efforts to curb underage voting, the Independent National Electoral Commission will on Wednesday (today), hold a meeting with the 36 States’ Independent Electoral Commissions. In a statement on Wednesday, the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, said, “You are cordially invited to cover the courtesy visit of the Forum of State Independent Electoral Commissions of Nigeria to INEC ... Read More »

Emir Sanusi Gets New Appointment

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has appointed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to chair the newly inaugurated Kano Investment Advisory Committee. The committee is saddled with the task of identifying strategies for making the state economically viable. The governor hinted that the overall wisdom behind the committee was to take advantage of the personality of the emir, a former governor of the ... Read More »

Treasonable Felony: Court Orders Separate Trial of Nnamdi Kanu

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A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday ordered the separation of trial of the self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, from that of his three other co-accused. Kanu, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi are currently facing an amended six-count charge bordering on treasonable felony, terrorism and illegal possession of firearms, preferred against them by the federal ... Read More »

Electoral Act: Senator to Face Ethics C’ttee over Comments on Election Order

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The furore in the Senate over the recent amendment to the Electoral Act is far from over as the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday directed its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate allegations made by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta APC) that the adoption of the change in order of elections, is targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari. Following last week’s passage of the ... Read More »

Reps move to legalise Excess Crude Account

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday moved to legalise the controversial Excess Crude Account by proposing a bill to capture all excess revenue in a new account to be called Excess Revenue Fund Account. The bill, proposed by a member of the House, Mr. Lovette Idisi, passed second reading during Tuesday’s plenary. The session was presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara. The existing ... Read More »

FG to Preserve $1bn FX with Inauguration of Africa’s Largest Egg Plant

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele and the Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu are expected to in the coming days, jointly inaugurate a new Egg Powder Plant in Emure-Ile, near Owo, Ondo State established through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement between the Ondo State Government and Greenfield Assets Limited soon. The plant is expected to create about 25,000 jobs, ... Read More »

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