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Buhari extols Agunloye at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Dr. Olu Agunloye, on his 70th birthday. Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), said in a statement on Friday that President Buhari also extolled Agunloye’s visionary and purposeful style of leadership. The president also praised Read more

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PDP reacts over FG asking US not to grant Atiku visa, says APC’s game is over

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to statement made by Lai Mohammed, the minister of information asking the United States no to grant visa to its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The opposition party alleged that the ruling party, APC “is already jittery because of the calamity that will soon befall them”. The PDP National Read more

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9mobile: Teleology ownership in question as Reps grill NCC

The ownership of 9mobile formerly Etisalat by Teleology is in danger as the House of Representatives’ Committee on Telecommunications kicks against transaction process. The House Committee has asked the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to stop Teleology from claiming ownership of 9mobile. The committee had on Wednesday evening grilled the Executive Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Read more

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Ogun 2019: Amosun’s governorship candidate, Akinlade dumps APC for APM

The preferred gubernatorial candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, the governor of Ogun state for the 2019 election in the state, Abiodun Akinlade on Thursday dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for Allied People’s Movement (APM). Akinlade, representing Egbado South and Ipokia federal constituency of Ogun formally announced his defection at the House of Representatives on Read more

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Corruption! Reps summon Amaechi over allegations

The House of Representatives Committee on Land Transport has summoned the Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi over corruption allegations. Chairman of the committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, disclosed this in an interview with Channels Television on Thursday after plenary in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Mr Jibrin explained that the minister was summoned to appear before the Read more

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2019 Elections: FG cautions US in granting visa to Atiku

The federal government has cautioned the United States on granting visa to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar saying the move could create the impression that it has endorsed him for the 2019 elections. The minister of information, Lai Mohammed disclosed the government position at an interactive session with media Read more

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Kwara Candidates’ Forum: Lifefount Foundation is official health partner

A youth-oriented organisation, Lifefount Foundation on Thursday announced its partnership with the organisers of the Kwara Candidates’ Forum slated for the 13th of December 2018 as the event’s official health partner. The governorship Candidates’ Forum is being put together by the Hannis Institute for Development Studies (HIDS) aimed at providing opportunities for youths in the Read more

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2019: Atiku as president will restructure Nigeria within one year – Sowunmi

Spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar will restructure Nigeria within one year, if he becomes the next president of the country. Sowunmi made the statement while speaking on a programme on Arise Television. He said Nigerians would have seen practical restructured Read more

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Obasanjo’s son, Olajuwon says ‘no one can fault Buhari’s integrity’

The national coordinator of Buhari Youth Organisation, Olajuwon Obasanjo has said no one can fault President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity. Olajuwon, one of the sons of former president Olusegun Obasanjo made this known while addressing reporters in Abuja on Wednesday. He said the president stood above his peers in the administration of the nation’s finances and Read more