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The Advantages Of Nigeria’s Border Closure Is More Than The Disadvantages – FG

The Federal Government agrees that closing Nigeria’s borders has led to the increasing inflation being experienced in the country. However, FG promised that the closure is temporary since the government expects the neighboring nations to respect the ECOWAS protocols to aid the reopening of the borders. This was revealed by ...

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The Violence Causing Deaths In Cross River Must Stop – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has blasted the on-going violence in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State, which has in the past one day, resulted in a yet to be ascertained number of deaths and deadly attacks. In a recent statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on ...

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We Must Tackle Our Developmental Challenges By Addressing Our Leadership Problem – Moghalu

Ex Presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, Professor Kingsley Moghalu has talked about why he contested the 2019 presidential election. He disclosed this as a guest during the 6th Goddy Jedenma public lecture in Lagos on Tuesday. According to him, he had to leave his comfort zone to react ...

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Sanwo-Olu Approves N35,000 As Minimum Wage For Lagos Civil Servants

Lagos State governor, Sanwo-olu has approved payment of N35,000 as minimum wage for civil servants in the state. He announced this through a document shared on Twitter by the Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, Gboyega Akosile on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. According to the document, the minimum wage ...

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We Need A Political Party In Nigeria – Female Politicians

Female politicians want the establishment of a unique political party for Nigerian women who are interested in politics. According to them, this move will boost their participation in governance and their representation in politics. They believe this kind of political party would be a good platform for women to contest ...

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The North Will Not Decide The Next Presidency – Chief Maxi Ukuta

2nd Republic politician and ex commissioner in old Anambra State, Chief Maxi Ukuta has reacted to some comments from Northern leaders, including Professor. Ango Abdullahi, that the presidency would stay in the North after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure. Even if Buhari has come out to say he is not interested ...

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Leaders Cannot Afford To Fail The People Anymore – David Umahi

Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi has said with the way Nigerians are now focused on holding leaders accountable, no leader can afford to disappoint his or her people when he or she assumes a position of power. He revealed this as he delivered a lecture titled “Changing the Face of ...

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Buhari Mourns Death Of 13 French Military Personnel In Mali

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of 13 French soldiers in Mali on Tuesday after a helicopter accident during an operation against terrorists in Mali. Buhari revealed this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja ...

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We Have Not Dropped The Corruption Charges Against Diezani – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has shed light on the dispute surrounding serious charges against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and five others. Recently, reports had it that the EFCC dropped all 14 count charges against Diezani, Ben Otti, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Stanley Lawson, Lanre Adesanya, and ...

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Bayelsa Elections Was A Charade – Gov Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson has said it was sad that INEC went ahead to announce the November 16 governorship election results “in spite of the brigandage and violence that marred the poll.” The governor revealed this during the monthly praise night for November held on Monday in Yenagoa, according ...

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Improved Trans-Border Synergy Will End Terrorism – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has asked for improved synergy and strategic security policy between Nigeria and neighbouring nations in the war vs terrorism and violent extremism in Nigeria and neighbouring nations. Yemi revealed this at the Foreign Policy and National Security Conference with the theme, “Securing Nigeria’s Strategic Neighbourhood,” organised ...

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Benin Must Mend Its Relationship With Nigeria – Obasanjo

Ex President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has begged Nigeria’s west coast neighbor, Benin Republic, to change its ways so there can be a united relationship between both nations. Olusegun Obasanjo disclosed this during a news briefing on Tuesday in Addis Ababa on the margins of Policy Dialogue of African Business Associations ...

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FG Must Upgrade Ibadan Airport – Senate

The Senate has begged the Federal Ministry of Aviation and other important authorities to upgrade the Ibadan Domestic Airport Alakia to the status of an international airport. The resolutions came after the presentation of the motion sponsored by Sen. Balogun Ademola (PDP-Oyo South) during plenary on “The need to upgrade ...

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SIP Should Remain Under Yemi Osinbajo – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay (SAN) has said the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) was very thorough and professional under the leadership of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. According to him, the SIP should not have been removed from the Office of the Vice ...

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When I Took Over, Imo State Was Epileptic – Emeka Ihedioha

Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha has said he inherited a state that was in ruins from ex-governor, Rochas Okorocha. Gov Emeka revealed this to journalists at his private residence in Owerri, the state capital recently. According to him, Imo State was epileptic when he took over. However, he added that ...

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Hate Speech Bill Is Dangerous – Kadaria Ahmed

A Nigerian journalist and editor has blasted the proposed hate speech bill. Popular broadcaster, Kadaria Ahmed, spoke on behalf of The Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria, the Nigerian Guild of Editors, the Nigerian Union of Journalists, the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers and the Online Publishers Association at “The Future ...

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Nigerian Politicians Do Not Believe In God – Alhaji Abubakar Tsav

Ex Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav has said several politicians in Nigeria do not believe in God. This was revealed in a statement he personally signed and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Makurdi on Tuesday. According to him, these leaders do not ...

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Senate Should Consider NDDC Budget – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Senate to consider the NDDC budget for 2019/2020. The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the consideration and passage of the 2019/2020 budget estimates for the Nigerian Delta Development Commission (NDDC). According to him, a delayed budget might ...

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Border Closure Proves That Our Government Is Incompetent – Idada Ikponmwen

Brigadier-General and ex Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, Idada Ikponmwen, has talked about how the border closure is affecting ordinary Nigerians. According to him, the Nigerian government needs effective management, control, and policing of our borders for the betterment of the country. Idada believes that border closure is not ...

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NDDC Has Failed For 18 Years — Godswill Akpabio

Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio has come out to say that forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC is important if we really want to uncover the illegalities that have occurred there. He revealed this as he answered questions from Journalists after meeting ...

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