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FG Beefs up Security at Worship Centres, Markets after Mubi Bombing

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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has directed security agencies to step up security in Mubi, Adamawa State and its environ, especially public places like worship centres and markets. The directive was contained in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande in Abuja. Osinbajo, who described the May 1, 2018, suicide bomb ... Read More »

40 bills seeking creation of new varsities before Reps

Nigerian House of Representatives

Over 40 bills seeking the establishment of new universities in the country are before the House of Representatives. The high number of the bills made lawmakers to express fears on Wednesday over the proliferation of universities that ended up being poorly funded. The Chairman, House Committee on Rules/Business, Mr. Orker Jev, gave the figure as members debated a ‘Bill for an Act to Provide for ... Read More »

Stakeholders resist Okorocha

Rochas-Okorocha

Stakeholders in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress have vowed to resist an alleged plan by the state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, to manipulate Saturday’s ward congresses. A delegation of party stakeholders from the state stated this position after a meeting with the Chief John-Oyegun-led National Working Committee at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday. The leader of the delegation, Chief ... Read More »

IGP, Idris shuns Senate again

Idris IG Police

The action cannot be right, we will give him time for reflection, to be well guided by his bosses – Saraki *** As Senate Mandates Ahmad Lawan, Abu Ibrahim to engage the Executive on the enormity of the consequence of IGP‘s action *** Tight Security as Masked security men storm National Assembly ABUJA—FOR the second time in one week, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim ... Read More »

Ekiti Guber: Senator Olujimi Finally Speaks On Dumping PDP For SDP

Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate, Senator Biodun Olujimi has dispelled rumours she is set to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the Social Democratic Party, SDP. According to her, the rumours of her planned defection to SDP was a political gimmick by those opposed to her governorship ambition to disorient her followers and supporters. Speaking to BusinessDay newspaper, she said: “Many of our ... Read More »

BREAKING: Osun Govt Seals OAU Over Tax Debt

Officials of the Osun State Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday stormed the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and sealed the main gate and the administrative block over a tax debt of N1.8 billion. Our correspondent gathered the officials of the revenue agency, together with heavily armed security operatives, stormed the university and sealed the institution after getting an order of the court to do so. One ... Read More »

Senate Panel Presents Buhari’s Impeachment Report Today …Grills IG On Melaye

SENATE BUILDING

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is expected to appear before the Senate on Wednesday (today). He will be grilled by the lawmakers on the arrest, detention and hospitalisation of Senator Dino Melaye.   The appearance will be broadcast live on Nigerian Television Authority. The upper chamber of the National Assembly had last Wednesday summoned the police boss to brief senators the next day on ... Read More »

Ekiti Gov: I Won’t Step Down For Anybody, Says Bamidele

INEC

A former member of the House of Representatives and governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Opeyemi Bamidele, has explained why he is the best for the state. The former Commissioner for Information in Lagos State said his track records in public service put him in good stead ahead of any other governorship aspirant. Bamidele also described the rumour that he had ... Read More »

Secondus Rejects Dayo As Ogun PDP Chair

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The leadership crisis in the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has deepened following the refusal of its national leadership to recognise Mr. Adebayo Dayo as the state chairman of the party. The Independent National Electoral Commission recently recognised Dayo as the state chairman of the party. Dayo and members of his group were not allowed to participate in the national convention of ... Read More »

Full Speech Of Buhari’s Meeting With Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a press conference met with his US counterpart, Donald Trump at the White House. Buhari said his meeting with the U.S. President Donald Trump yielded positive results in economy, security and anti-corruption. Trump, however, condemned killing of Christians in the country, while Buhari commended the U.S. government for its cooperation with Nigeria in its effort to recover stolen funds. Here ... Read More »

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