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Over 80 Reps move for a bill to establish South West Development Commission

About 80 members of the Federal House of Representatives have moved for a bill for the establishment of South West Development Commission – a commission to address the infrastructure deficit in the southwest geopolitical zone. The bill on Wednesday scaled through second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Mr. Olufemi Read more

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Alleged Fraud: Court dismisses Ambode’s suit to stop Lagos Assembly from probing him

Former Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s suit seeking an injunction to restrain the State House of Assembly from probing him has been dismissed by the state High Court. The Lagos State High Court on Thursday voided Mr Ambode’s suite, asking to stop the state house of assembly from probing him over alleged fraud-related issues. The Read more
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Lai Mohammed: New policy underway to enhance development of Nigeria’s tourism industry

The Nigerian tourism industry is set for speedy development as the Ministry of Information and Culture, in synergy with the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), is set to come up with a new tourism policy for the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed disclosed this during his working visit to the Read more

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N400m Fraud: Ex-PDP spokesman, Metuh bags seven years imprisonment sentence

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the federal capital. The trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, handed down the sentence in his judgement on Tuesday on seven counts of money laundering and criminal Read more

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‘Jobless’ PDP leaders should take up rice farming — APC fires opposition over call for a review of Atiku’s case

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked members of its main rival party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to divert into rice farming “because they are jobless”. The ruling party expressed this in its reaction to the opposition’s call on the Supreme Court to review its verdict on the 2019 presidential election. PDP presidential Read more

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2023: Southern Nigeria wants restructuring, freedom not presidency – Fani-Kayode replies El-Rufai

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has declared that the Southern part of Nigeria was more interested in the restructuring of the country than the 2023 presidency. He stated this on Monday in his reaction to the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s comment who had earlier expressed that the Southern part of the country Read more
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APC Crisis: Oshiomhole can no longer win elections, says DG Progressives Governors

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman, has said Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), cannot win elections anymore following the crisis that has engulfed the party. The DG added that the crisis that has consumed the party is getting worse by the day. Lukman stated this in Read more

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Award of N3.6bn contract to own firm – How Bauchi Gov Mohammed duplicated purchases

Emerging details have revealed how Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State had allegedly awarded aA N3.6 billion contract to Adda Nigeria Limited, in which he is a director, to supply official vehicles to Bauchi government officials included vehicles already purchased and paid for by the government. Premium Times NG in its exclusive report pointed out Read more