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ASUU Strike Update: We Can’t Pay N284bn Allowances -FG

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The Federal Government said due to the current economic recession, it cannot afford to pay the N284 billion earned allowances demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Labour and Employment minister, Chris Ngige stated this on Wednesday while addressing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Ngige said the ...

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It is Easier to Win Election Than to Right the Wrongs -Obasanjo tells Buhari

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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and his team to stop blaming past administrations for the country’s economic woes and work towards changingthe country for the better. Obasanjo stated this while delivering the keynote address at the First Akintola Williams Annual Lecture. He advised President Buhari to stop dwelling in the past, adding that since he has ...

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Without Infrastructure, Country Will Not Witness Growth -Garba Shehu

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A statement issued on Wednesday quoted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, as making the observation in an interview he granted to a Kano-based radio station, Express Radio. The statement read in part, “Despite the government’s demonstration of goodwill by bringing stakeholders to the round-table, militant groups have continued to blow up national ...

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Fayose alleges Buhari, APC of impeachment plot against him

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has alleged that the Federal government has concluded plans to use the economic and Financial Crimes Commission to destabilize Ekiti state with the ultimate aim of illegally impeaching him. Addressing a press conference in Abuja Sunday, Mr Fayose alleged that part of the plot was to arrest his Chief of Staff and four ...

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Buhari certificate: Presidency threatens to sue lawyer for declaring Buhari guilty in press interviews

Presidency is considering a legal action against a private lawyer, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokocha who it said has by his press interview prejudiced public opinion against President Mohammadu Buhari for alleged lack of school certificate and declared him guilty on the pages of newspapers. A Presidential Media Aide, Malam Garba Shehu, while reacting to Nwokocha’s press interviews, in a statement explained ...

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God is angry, do things right quickly, Primate Ayodele tells Buhari

The Head and Spiritual Leader of Inri Spiritual and Evangelical Church, Lagos, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele has explained that it is the reason things were not going on well in the country is because God is angry with Nigeria. He, however, appeal to President Mohammadu Buhari to do things right quickly, adding that in fulfilment of his promise too, as ...

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“I cannot say if I will be found guilty of corruption”, Jonathan opens up

The Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed today, Monday that he would not want to make comments on whether he would be found guilty of corrupt practices or not, saying he is being investigated for corruption by the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Jonathan revealed this in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg TV, in London. According to him, he cannot ...

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President Buhari To Address E.U. Paliament On Security, Corruption In France, Britain

President Muhammadu Buhari will be leavin the country for France and Britain for an official visit  strating from Tuesday, February 2 all through to the weekend, presidential spokesperson, Femi Adeshina has said in a statement released today. President Buhari is billed to be in Strasbourg, France, on Wednesday, February 3, to address a special session of the European Union Parliament ...

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