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PDP Halts Fayose’s Presidential Ambition as Governors can’t Purchase Ticket


The Peoples Democratic Party has revealed that Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayoses presidential ambition won’t be supported with the party’s ticket. This was made known by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye in a chat with The Punch. Adeyeye, who reportedly expressed surprise at  Fayose’s action called on the Chairman of the PDP governors’ forum to respect the ...

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2019: Fayose to declare Presidential ambition on Thursday

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose will on Thursday, formally declare his intention to contest for the position of president of Nigeria in 2019 under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The event is billed for the Golden Hall, Chelsea Hotel, Abuja at 11am. Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said that Governor Fayose, in a ...

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INEC Drops Dino Melaye Recall Documents at Office Entrance


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dumped documents on the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi) at the entrance of his office in the National Assembly, Abuja. The documents which were in four ‘Ghana Must Go’ bags and one other were dumped around 11:00am today. Melaye’s office number 2.13 on second floor of the new Senate wing was ...

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Redeemer’s University Lament Debt from FG on Ebola Spread


THE management of Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, on Monday lamented that the federal government was yet to pay the institution a sum of $375,000 for its efforts and test kits used in checkmating the spread of Ebola virus disease in 2014. This disclosure was made by the director of African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), ...

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Ambode to Make Lagos African Safest City


Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, pledged to make Lagos the safest city to live and work in Africa. He said this while handing over 120 new 5KVA generators to the state Police Command to power all police formations in the state and promised to continuously support security agencies to enable them perform optimally. He said his administration would ensure ...

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LASG Donates Generators to State Police Command


The Lagos State government has donated 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the state, 107 police divisions and 13 area commands. The governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, who made the donation yesterday in Ikeja, pledged his continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance. Ambode, who was represented at the ...

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Buhari Arrives Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Nigeria on Monday evening from London. The president travelled to London from the United States where he went for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, meeting. The president’s arrival on Monday evening led to a temporary blockage of the airport road, used by thousands of motorists who live in the Nigerian capital. The president arrived ...

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Buhari Congratulates Merkel On Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday congratulated German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on her victory at the elections. Buhari, on his twitter handle, @Mbuhari wished Merkel a successful tenure ahead. “I congratulate Chancellor Merkel on her electoral victory, and wish her a successful tenure ahead. “She has won a well-deserved opportunity to continue the strong leadership she has shown in domestic ...

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Vice Osinbajo to Launch International Conference on Tax Africa


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will tomorrow open the 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA), which holds in Abuja from today to 29 September. The ICTA, the flagship conference of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), has as its theme: “Building Strong Domestic Tax Regimes in Africa: Strengthening VAT, PIT and CIT.” The conference will also celebrate and recognise ...

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Sacked Lawmaker Refuses to Refund N61m


Nigerian lawmakers recently sacked by the Supreme Court and asked to refund all salaries and allowances received thus far are expected to refund about N61 million cumulatively. However, about three months after they were sacked by the apex court, there are no indications any of the three lawmakers affected has returned the moneys. The lawmakers affected are Sopuluchukwu Ezeonwuka who ...

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