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Osinbajo Lays Foundation of N200b Industrial Park in Benin


Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the N200b Benin Industrial Park at Iyanomo, in Ikpoba Okha local government council of Edo State, assuring of the federal government’s readiness to support the project and see to its completion. Speaking at the event, Prof. Osinbajo said the industrial park would create 170, 000 direct and indirect ...

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Wike Escapes Assasination


Nyesom Wike alleged that he escaped assassination attempt Saturday as soldiers and men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, allegedly on the convoy of the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi attacked Wike’s convoy in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. A statement by the governor’s media aide, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, said the ugly incident happened at Nwanja junction, Trans Amadi ...

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Lawmaker Calls for More Budgetory Allocation to Education Sector


A lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Olusola Sokunle, has called for more budgetary allocation to education sector to position the nation rightly in the path of development. Sokunle, representing Oshodi-Isolo Constituency I at the assembly, spoke on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of 100 youths under the 6th batch of his Free Computer Training Programme in ...

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Nine Christians Shot Dead in Plateau


Nine Christians were shot dead in Plateau State, Nigeria, on Tuesday night by attackers believed to be militant Fulani herdsmen. The victims were returning home from a weekly village market before being attacked in the Riyom Local Government Area (LGA), at around 7.30pm, according to Worls Watch Monitor. World Watch MonitorThe ambushed vehicle following the attack on the Christians Seven ...

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Tinubu Has Ignored Buhari – Sule Lamido


Former Governor of Jigawa State and contender for the Peoples Democratic Party’s sole ticket for the 2019 Presidential election, Sule Lamido has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has been dumped by ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Lagos State Governor, Ahmed Bola Tinubu. According to him, PDP was not afraid of Buhari, who is now left with his ‘tiny CPC ...

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UNILAG Catches More than 100 Students during Hard Drugs Test


It is gathered in a bid to check drug abuse on campus, the University of Lagos has provided a drug test kit in its medical centre to examine students suspected to be on hard drugs. Prof. Rahaman Bello, outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the institution, confirmed this at a forum with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Bello said that the ...

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Kano State Governor Gives Daughter in Marriage to Ajimobi’s Son


Kano State governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Friday agreed to the marriage proposal from Idris Ajimobi, the son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state, for his daughter Fatima Umar Ganduje. A large crowd converged at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) to welcome prominent personalities including governors, ministers, top APC members, business moguls among others. Traditional music ...

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Buhari Appoints Senator Olusola Adeyeye’s Wife as NAFDAC’s DG


President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye, wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central) as the new Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. Mrs. Adeyeye, founder of Drugs for AIDS and HIV Patients, a nonprofit organization committed to prevention, education, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS children in Nigeria, takes over from ...

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Ndume Mocks Senate as He Wins at Court


A former Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, yesterday stated that he had been vindicated with Federal High Court, Abuja’s declaration of his suspension by the Senate as illegal and unconstitutional. The Borno South senator said that he never committed any offence that should have warranted his suspension by the 8th assembly. DAILY POST reports that Justice Babatunde Quadri held yesterday ...

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