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Rotimi Akeredolu Is Not Sick, He Was On Vacation — Donald Ojogo

The recent absence of the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, from office has led to rumours of him being sick from food poisoning, but the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, has come out to debunk that. According to Mr Donald, Governor Rotimi is not sick, ...

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FG Is Considering Excise Duty On Soft Drinks — Zainab Ahmed

The Federal Government is thinking about introducing excise duties on carbonated drinks (like soft drinks), according to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed. Mrs Zainab revealed this in a recent interview with newsmen on Thursday on the sidelines of the ongoing World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings ...

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I Did Not Indict Ambode Before The House — Olusegun Banjo

Ex Commissioner of Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Olusegun Banjo and his Energy and Mineral Resources counterpart, Mr. Olawale Oluwo in the administration of former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode have rubbished reports that they indicted Ambode before an ad-hoc committee of the State House of Assembly. The commissioners said the ...

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We Will Sustain Agric Interventions – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to sustain agricultural interventions to make food security a possibility in Nigeria. PMB revealed this at the 2019 World Food Day celebration at Km 28, Tudun Wada, Nasarawa State. He added that his government will do all it can to maintain the several interventions it ...

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Some Public Debts Have Not Been Recovered — Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said there are debts owed by states and government enterprises that are yet to be recovered. Mrs Zainab Ahmed revealed this during a panel discussion on Debt Transparency at the ongoing World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington, United ...

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We Did Not Endorse Yahaya Bello — KOWA

KOWA Party has distanced itself from reports in which it was listed among political parties endorsing Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in the governorship polls scheduled for November 16. According to the party, the people that carried out this endorsement were not cleared to do so by the national ...

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I Am Currently Delivering On My Promise To The People Of Ekiti State — Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has asked communities in the state to protect the infrastructure provided by the government in their domains. Represented by the Speaker, Ekiti House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye, Fayemi revealed this while inaugurating the Iro Ayeteju-Ekiti Civic Centre in Gbonyin Local Government Area on ...

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Nigeria Has Still Not Reached Its Potentials In Agriculture — Sabo Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said Nigeria has achieved 80 per cent performance in the agricultural sector. Sabo revealed this at the Public Presentation of Executive Summary of Wet Season Agricultural Performance in Nigeria, by the National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) in ...

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EFCC Is Working On The Rehabilitation Of Yahoo Boys ― Ibrahim Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, has come out to say that EFCC is working on the rehabilitation of young people who are engaged in Internet fraud, popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo boys. He revealed this in Lagos yesterday as he delivered a paper ...

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My Government Is Youth And Women Friendly — Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has said the state is focused on tackling the unemployment challenges, especially among the youth. He revealed this at a grand reception organised by the Security Committee of his campaign organisation on Thursday at the Government House, Kano. Ganduje revealed that his government would keep ...

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Manchester United’s Transfer Strategy Is Better Now – Ed Woodward

Manchester United’s transfer strategy is now more efficient and productive than it has been for a long time, according to executive vice-chairman of the club, Ed Woodward. The Red Devils have had a poor start to the new season as they sit 12th in the Premier League after eight matches, ...

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Ozil Is Still In My Plans – Unai Emery

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery has come out to state that Mesut Ozil is still an important player for the Gunners after the World Cup winner revealed that he has become a scapegoat at the Emirates. Ozil has made just two appearances so far this season, with his only minutes in ...

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Van Dijk Is The Complete Defender — Puyol

Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk is “the complete defender,” according to Barca legend, Carles Puyol. He said it is fantastic for a special defender to get a well-deserved recognition. Puyol believes Van Dijk is one player that has followed in his footsteps and he has been a talisman for the ...

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Eibar Won’t Change Playing Style Because Of Barcelona – Diop

Eibar midfielder, Pape Diop has come out to say that his team will maintain their playing style in Saturday’s La Liga clash vs Barcelona at the Ipurua Municipal Stadium. Knowing Barca’s style of play, Pape still wants to extend his team’s unbeaten run to five games when he faces the ...

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I Now Expect Miraculous Things From Hudson-Odoi – Marc Guehi

Callum Hudson-Odoi’s Chelsea team-mate, Marc Guehi has said he now expects miraculous things from the English player. This was Mac’s reaction to Hudson’s latest goal for England’s Under-21 side against Austria. Picking up the ball in his own half, Hudson dribbled all the way to the edge of Austria’s box ...

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There Is Nothing More Important Than Security To Nigerians — Ali Ndume

Chairman Senate Committee, Army, Senator Ali Ndume has said the National Assembly will make sure the defence budget is adjusted to meet present security challenges in Nigeria. He revealed this in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna, saying that the allocation for the Armed Forces contained in the 2020 budget ...

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I Will Develop Calabar — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has come out to say that the Federal Government will fully back the development of the historic City of Calabar. He disclosed this as he received His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi, Otu V, Obong of Calabar, at the State House, Abuja, yesterday. Buhari said even if ...

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The Onitsha Fire Tragedy Was A Terrorist Attack — IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said the fire disaster in Onitsha days back was a terrorist attack. In a recent statement by its Media and Public Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB revealed that the consistency with which these disasters occur in the South-eastern region of Nigeria proves that someone ...

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I Have Ordered A Forensic Audit Of The NDDC — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for the books of the NDDC to be audited since it was established to be opened. According to the number one man in Nigeria, he does not trust the agency. He demanded the instant probe of the finances of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) ...

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I Am Not Leaving APC — Godwin Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said he has zero plans to leave the All Progressives Congress. Obaseki disclosed this when he received members of the Godwin Obaseki Support Group during a courtesy visit at the Government House in Benin City. He revealed it in a statement from the office ...

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