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Bayelsa State Should Not Be As Backward As It Is Now – David Lyon

The All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has come out to say that the social conditions of the people and their communities should not be as poor as it is right now. According to David, the state should not be so backward and underdeveloped with ...

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Engr. Wada’s Rising Popularity In Kogi Is Doom For Yahaya Bello – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said the large crowd that showed up at its official flag-off of its governorship campaign in Lokoja, Kogi state capital is a clear sign that the people are prepared to kick Governor Yahaya Bello out of office on November 16. The party also believes ...

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Pensioners Are Part Of Minimum Wage Increase ― Chris Ngige

The Federal Government has said Nigerian pensioners will also gain from the new minimum wage. Speaking recently to Vanguard in Abuja, Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said the adjustment of the wages is a constitutional matter under Section 173 of the Nigerian Constitution. He added that now ...

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I Am Not Planning To Dump PDP For APC – Gabriel Suswam

Ex governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, has come out to say that he has no plan to exit Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The senator representing Benue North-East District disclosed this during the 57th birthday celebration of the State Chairman of the PDP, Sir ...

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Nigerian Governors Mismanage States Ecological Fund ― Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha has come out to say that governors are not making use of ecological funds to address erosion menaces destroying their states. According to Hon. Nkeiruka, even if FG shares ecological funds to states every month, the governors scarcely use ...

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We Do Not Monitor Salt, Rice Sharing By Political Parties – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission is not responsible for the monitoring of the sharing of salt, rice and other commodities by political parties during political campaigns according to the Head, INEC’s Department of Voter Education and Publicity in Bayelsa State, Wilfred Ifogah. Ifogah said this as a reaction to an ...

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Godwin Obaseki Is Now A Threat To Democracy – Edo Lawmakers

14th members-elect of the Edo state House of Assembly have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to fulfill his pledge of fixing the legislative impasse in the state. According to them, this is time to take steps because Governor Godwin Obaseki has crossed the line and he is now a major threat ...

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Beneficiaries Of Empowerment Programmes Must Reduce Poverty – Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has urged beneficiaries of empowerment programmes, especially women and youth, to use the knowledge they acquire to change their status and decrease poverty. Mrs. Ibijoke, who spoke at the inauguration of Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Empowerment Scheme in ...

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Nigeria Ranks No. 1 In Open Defecation In The World – Mr Suleiman Adamu

The Federal Government has said Nigeria now ranks number one in the world with people practicing open defecation. Minister, Ministry of Water Resources, Mr. Suleiman Adamu revealed this as he declared open a two-day Private Sector Forum on Sanitation, on Monday in Abuja. The forum was organized by Organised Private ...

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Yoruba Does Not Exist In Ifa ― Ifayemi Elebuibon

Popular traditionalist and the Araba of Osogbo, Chief Ifayemi Elebuibon has said before any contact with the Hausa/Fulani, the Yoruba race was called “the people of Ife.” According to him, it is very sad that the people failed to give the race a name before they met the Hausas. He ...

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PDP, Others Have Accepted Defeat In Kogi State – APC

APC in Kogi State on Thursday has said the Peoples Democratic Party and other opposition parties are yet to engage in any form of campaign ahead of the November 16 governorship polls. The Director-General, Bello Onoja Campaign Committee, Smart Adeyemi made this known on behalf of APC in a recent ...

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FG Should Reopen Our Borders – Femi Falana

Lawyer, Femi Falana has come out to say the Federal Government should reopen Nigeria’s land borders. Months back, President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that the closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic was because of massive smuggling activities. However, Falana believes it would be best for the Federal Government to undo ...

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Buhari’s Administration Is The Most Friendly To Pensioners – Dr Chioma Ejikeme

The Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Dr Chioma Ejikeme, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is the most friendly to pensioners in the history of Nigeria. Dr Chioma disclosed this today in Jos at the ongoing verification of pensioners from states in the North-Central. According to ...

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Border Closure Affects South-West Than Any Other Region – Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, has said the closure of Nigeria’s land border will have economic consequences on people of South-West in particular, and Nigeria as a country. Gani disclosed this yesterday at the 2019 Olokun Festival at Suntan Beach, Badagry, Lagos State. According to him, ...

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I Am Not A Wizard, I Have Known God Since 1979 – Samuel Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said accusations that he is a wizard is nothing but laughable. Gov Samuel revealed this at the opening ceremony of a two-day Governor’s Retreat for Benue Government Appointees in Makurdi. He said he has been a child of God since 1979, and “since then ...

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We Must Close Illegal Entry Points Into Nigeria – Godwin Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has asked for the closure of illegal entry points into Nigeria to reduce illegal immigration into the country. He said this yesterday in Benin while declaring open the 2019 Comptroller-General of Immigration’s Annual Conference in the Edo State capital. According to Mr. Godwin, Nigeria ...

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Buhari’s Several Trips Are Vital To Right The Wrongs Of PDP – Prince Tonye Princewill

Ex governorship aspirant and APC member, Prince Tonye Princewill has hailed the several diplomatic shuttles by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying such trips and most especially, the recent one to Russia was important to right the wrongs of 16 terrible years of PDP. He said Buhari is the No. 1 diplomat ...

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Nigeria’s N25.7 Trillion Debt Is Not Something To Be Bothered About – Zainab Ahmed

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has come out to say that Nigeria’s N25.7 trillion debt is not anything to worry about. Mrs. Zainab said there is nothing to be bothered about because, despite the international and domestic debt stock, the country is not in a debt ...

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God Should Grant Prof. Olu Aina More Years Of Health, Happiness – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari and Osun State governor, Adegboyega Oyetola have hailed an ex Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board, Prof. Olu Aina, on his 80th birthday. PMB’s congratulatory message came in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. It read, “The President ...

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Our Border Closure Is Suspicious – Gani Adams

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has talked about how worried he is to see the closure of the Nigeria – Benin border. According to him, the closure is suspicious, and there will be consequences on the entire southwest. Gani Adams also begged the FG to ...

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