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You lied, Jonathan replies Farida Waziri

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has responded to the allegation made against him by the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, that he encouraged corruption to thrive when he was leading the country. A national ...

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Adedoja promises empowerment for women

Ruth Terry Abuja Chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Taoheed Adedoja, has taken his plea for the national leadership of the party to leaders and stakeholders in the South South zone, promising to empower the women. Adedoja, ...

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Senate repositions NDDC, amends Act

By Ezrel Tabiowo   Abuja Senate yesterday considered the bill for an act to amend the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) “so as to remove obvious impediments, particularly in the area of funding and reposition the commission to carry out ...

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NLC commiserates with late Momoh’s family

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has hailed the contribution of the late Director- General of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute, Prof Abubakar Momoh to the Nigerian democracy. Speaking when he received Tawa Momoh, wife of the former DG ...

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Ngige commends NDE job creation drive

Stories by Moses John Minister of Labour and Employment and Chairman of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Senator Chris Ngige, has commended the NDE for its recent efforts at tackling the scourge of mass unemployment in Nigeria. He spoke ...

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I’m better grounded in party intrigues, administration – Adeniran Prof. Tunde Adeniran believes failed managers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)need not be considered for the position of national chairman of the party in the December 9 National Convention, and ...

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Sokoto, Tahoua partner on security, others

By Sidi A. Umar Sokoto Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and his counterpart of Tahpua in Niger Republic, Malam Abdurrahman Musa, yesterday held a meeting on security and economic ties between the two neighbouring states. Speaking during the meeting, ...

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2019: Ebonyi APC drums support for Buhari

All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi chapter, has stated that it would support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. “The Ebonyi chapter of APC would throw its full weight behind the president should he declare interest to run again,’’ ...

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Bello urges for more registration points

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to establish more voters’ registration points in the state to avoid depriving its citizens from exercising their civic rights. Governor Bello, who made the ...

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2019: Youth want Gaidam for Senate

Bra-Bra Solidarity Youths Alliance has called on Governor of Yobe state, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, to contest as Yobe Zone ‘A’ senatorial seat in 2019. The group, who visited the Speaker Yobe State House of Assembly, Adamu Dala Dogo, to present ...

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2019: Ortom declares for second term

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state yesterday declared his intention to contest for second in the 2019 governorship election. Ortom, who made his intention known, when MINDA people and Benue South senatorial district endorsed him at the People’s House, Makurdi, ...

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