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FG Meets ASUU Today

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Whether the ongoing strike by university lecturers will end soon or later will be known today as negotiators of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) meet today with the the federal government team. Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu is expected to present the government’s position on the demands by the teachers. ASUU is demanding the release of N1.3trillion ...

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Jittery Melaye Alleges Forgery Of Signatures Collected

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Senator Dino Melaye Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial district in the National Assembly says the signatures allegedly collected to influence his recall and forwarded to INEC were forged. Addressing newsmen on Sunday in Lokoja, Melaye who said investigations had revealed that even the dead signed the recall across the seven area councils of the senatorial district, described the ...

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Pastor Tunde Bakare Explodes: Osinbajo May Not Succeed Buhari

Pastor Tunde Bakare

Fiery senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has exploded again, saying that acting president Yemi Osinbajo may not succeed ailing President Muhammadu Buhari. In his carefully couched sermon on Sunday, Pastor Bakare declared that the next in line to the throne does not become king in all cases. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is next in line to ...

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Code Of Conduct Tribunal Freed Senate President Bukola Saraki Over False Assets Declaration Charges

Bukola Saraki and Justice Danladi Umar

The Code of Conduct Tribunal today discharged Senate President Bukola Saraki in a stunning ruling delivered by the Chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar. Mr. Umar in a ruling delivered on the “no case” submission by Mr. Saraki held that the Code of Conduct Bureau had not established a prima facie case against Saraki relating to his false declaration of assets. It was learnt ...

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Govt Won’t Tolerate Threat To Igbos, Osibanjo Warns

Acting President, Prof. Osibanjo

The Acting President on Tuesday began consultations with leaders of thought from the North and warned that the government would deal decisively with persons who make hate speeches or attempt to disrupt the peace of the country. The meeting was sequel to the calls for secession by youth from different ethnic groups in the country resulting in some asking others ...

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“Osun Residents Live In Abject Poverty Under Aregbesola”

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Olukayode Oduoye was born in the 1970s to the family of Late Senator & Chief (Mrs) Simeon OlasunkanmiOduoye(AIG Rtd). He hails from Ikirun in Ifelodun Local Government, Osun State. The vibrant politician and businessman attended Government College Ibadan before proceeding to ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile-Ife, from which he earned an LL.B (Hons). After his National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme he embarked ...

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Nigeria’s Government Pays N375.8m To 20 Whistleblowers

Nigeria’s Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun

The Federal Ministry of Finance says it has paid  N375.8 million to 20 providers of information under the Whistleblower Policy. The Director of Information, Mr Salisu Dambatta in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said that payment was related to the recovery of N11.6 billion. Dambatta explained that the payment was only for recovered assets that had been declared free of legal disputes ...

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Okonjo-Iweala, Nenadi Usman, Oronsaye, Others To Appear Before Reps Over Alleged Tax Certificate Forgery

Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

A House of Representatives committee on Tuesday threatened to handover some companies involved in the procurement of pre-shipment inspection contracts, who allegedly forged tax certificates, to anti-graft agencies for prosecution. The lawmakers also resolved to invite former ministers of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Nenadi Usman, former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye; former Accountant General of the Federation, ...

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‘Leave’ Within Three Months -Northern Youths Declare War On Igbos In The North

Pro-Biafran protesters at a recent protest on the Onitsha bridge

Some Northern Nigeria youth groups on Tuesday in Kaduna issued what they called a ‘Kaduna Declaration’ in which they declared “war” against all Igbos residing in the North, demanding they leave the area within three months. They also asked Northerners in the South-East to leave the area, warning that as from October 1, which happens to be Nigeria’s National Day, they will commence implementation ...

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Senator Melaye Caught On Tape Revealing How He Framed “Suspects” In His Alleged Assassination Attempt

Senator Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has revealed how he deliberately framed others in his alleged assassination case, using the police. In yet another phone audiotape obtained exclusively by Saharareporters, he tells Muhammed Audu, the son of late former Governor of Kogi State Abubakar Audu how he used his connections with the police to frame someone referred to as “Edward” (believed to be Edward Onoja, the Chief ...

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