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[A MUST READ] Nigeria, A Joke At 59 – Written by Kolade Joseph

Welcome to Nigeria, officially refers to as The Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century and took its […]

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Bayelsa, Kogi Elections: INEC Uncovers Underage Governorship Candidates

Ahead of the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says some political parties submitted governorship and deputy-governorship candidates that are below the minimum age prescribed by the constitution for the positions. Under the “Not Too Young to Run Act” signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, […]

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President Buhari Leaves For Burkina Faso For ECOWAS Counterterrorism Summit

– Osinbajo Goes To Zimbabawe For Mugabe’s Funeral President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja today to attend a one-day ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. His vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will head to Zimbabwe to participate in the state funeral for the late former President Robert Mugabe of […]

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Governor suspends SA for allegedly leaking ‘secret’ information

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has suspended his Special Adviser on Budget, Hon. Moses Onoh, over allegations bordering on mishandling of official information. Onoh’s suspension was made known by the Gov Ayade’s Special Adviser, Media & Publicity, Mr Christian Ita on Friday through a press release. According to the press release, Onoh’s suspension was […]

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President Buhari Promises To Implement New Minimum Wage

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, hosted Trade Union Congress(TUC) leaders at the State House in Abuja. The president assured the union that he was working for the progress of Nigeria, assuring that the new minimum wage will be implemented. Buhari also revealed that the Tradermoni, N-Power scheme and other social investments program his government introduced are the largest social […]

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Revealed; Why Lawyers Slept During Presidential Elections Tribunal Judgement

Lawyers sleeping during Buhari, Atiku Presidential elections tribunal ruling The last may not have been heard on what really transpired inside the courtroom on Wednesday, a day the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that held its proceedings at the Court of Appeal Headquarters in Abuja, dismissed the petition that sought to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. […]

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Ekiti Government Pays Condolence Visit To Parents Of Slain FUOYE Students

Ekiti State Government on Friday sent a delegation of senior government officials to the families of the two students of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, who were shot dead while protesting against incessant power outage in their school on Tuesday. The Police had said that no one died during the incident, adding that the protest was […]

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‘If We Conduct Election In Abia North Twenty Times, I Will Win’ – Senator Orji Kalu

Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has declared that he would win repetitively if elections were conducted 20 times in the entire Abia North Senatorial Zone. This is following the September 9th judgement of the Abia State Election Petition Tribunal which ordered for supplementary elections in some units of Abia North […]

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Osinbajo To Represent Nigeria At Mugabe’s State Funeral On Saturday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be representing President Muhammadu Buhari at the state funeral for former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Saturday. Prof. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, confirmed the Vice President’s attendance in a statement on Friday. Osinbajo will be joining other African leaders and heads of state expected at the occasion scheduled for […]

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Anambra Begins Registration Of Herdsmen

The Anambra State Government has commenced the registration of Fulani herdsmen, aimed at checking the farmers-herdsmen conflict in the state. Speaking to newsmen on the commencement of the registration, Chairman of Anambra State Cattle Menace Control Committee, Igwe Peter Eze-Amama said the registration point was at Amansea in Awka North council area. Eze-Amama said the […]

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Declare State Of Emergency In Awgu Over Security Sabo – Enugu Youths To Ugwuanyi

Some youth in Enugu State have called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Awgu Community over what they described as security sabotage. This is coming over the recent increase in criminal activities, kidnappings and killings in the Awgu Local Government Area of the state. The youth […]