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Unknown gunmen burn down INEC office In Rivers State

As the June 16 local government election in Rivers State approaches, gunmen on Friday burnt down the office of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RISEC) in Bori, the headquarters of Khana local government area.   The gunmen left on their trail expended bullets and destruction of many vital and …

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”President Buhari will be the first African president to meet US President Trump at the White House” presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad says

President Buhari is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on April 30th. According to presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, President Buhari will become the first African president to meet Donald Trump in the white house. 0Shares

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Sierra-Leone’s president sacks ambassadors and workers above the age of 60

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has sacked all political appointees at the country’s foreign missions including ambassadors and information attachés. He has also retired all  workers in the public service who have attained the age of 60, except those under special employment approved by parliament.   The sackings were contained in an …

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Don’t play into the hands of agents of disunity – President Buhari tells people of Benue State

President Buhari has reacted to the recent killings in Benue State saying those behind the Church attack that left 18 people dead, including two Priests, did not mean well for Nigeria and peaceful coexistence.   In a statement signed by Garba Shehu, the president said, ‘repeated acts of mass killings and …

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Photos: Senate delegation denied access to see Dino Melaye at the hospital

A delegation of senators who visited the National hospital Abuja where one of their colleagues, Dino Melaye, is being treated for injuries he sustained after jumping off a police vehicle, were this morning denied access into the hospital.   The senators were stopped by police officers stationed at the hospital. …

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Oby Ezekwesili reacts to claims she had a quarrel with Kemi Adeosun on a plane

The former Minister of Education took to her twitter handle to react to claims that herself and the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeousn, exchanged words on a flight recently.   Some persons shared a viral video of two Nigerian women quarelling on a plane and claimed it was Mrs Ezekwesili and …

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The scene created yesterday was a last resort by Dino Melaye to foil attempt to kidnap and kill him by agents of Kogi State governor – Media aide speaks

A statement signed by Senator Dino Melaye’s media aide, Gideon Ayodele today has explained the events leading to his reported escape from a moving police vehicle that landed him in a hospital in Abuja last night.   According to him, the senator voluntarily submitted himself to the police and, therefore, did …

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Lagos IGR hits N103.4 billion in first quarter of 2018…Capital Expenditure Gulps N93bn

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said its internally generated revenue for the first quarter of Y2018 stood at N103.476billion, as against N96.7billion recorded in the previous year, thereby accounting for 81 per cent of the total revenue of N141billion generated in the quarter.   Commissioner for Economic Planning and …

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Remi Tinubu asks senators to stop linking Dino Melaye’s travails to the Buhari-led government

Wife of APC National leader, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has asked members of the senate to stop linking the travails of embattled Senator Dino Melaye to the Buhari-led government. Speaking while the senate deliberated on the matter this morning, Tinubu who last year had a faceoff with Melaye, said; ”If we …

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This is what Buhari does to his friends for opposing him’ – FFK reacts to Dino Melaye being wheeled into a hospital

Senator Dino Melaye was rushed to an Abuja hospital earlier today after sustaining injuries when he allegedly jumped off a moving Police vehicle.   Reacting to the development, former aviation minister Femi Fani Kayode wrote, ‘This is @dino_melaye. He was one of those that fought @GEJonathan and supported @MBuhari. He is being wheeled into …

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