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No Attacks Will Stop Review Of Broadcasting Code – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said no number of attacks, sponsored or not, will prevent the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code. Lai disclosed this on Sunday at a meeting with Online Publishers in Lagos. He added that it is not a move ...

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Buhari Should Intervene In Kogi Deputy Gov’s Impeachment – Enyinnaya Abaribe

Minority leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the impeachment of Kogi State Deputy Governor, Mr. Simon Achuba by the House of Assembly. In a recent statement, Sen. Enyinnaya begged PMB to rise above APC’s affiliations and intervene to make sure Nigeria’s ...

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Nigerian Army Must Focus On Securing Nigeria, Not Politics — Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has urged the Nigerian Army to concentrate on their traditional role of securing Nigeria, rather than illegally delving into politics, which has tarnished their image. According to him, the army neglecting its vital constitutional responsibility has massively hindered its ability to perform. Wike said this ...

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Yakubu Gowon Is A Rare Gift To Nigeria And The World – Simon Lalong

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong has hailed former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday. According to Lalong, Yakubu Gowon is a rare gift to the state, Nigeria and the world. Simon praised Gowon’s life and huge sacrifices toward building Nigeria and achieving global peace. His words, ...

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I Am Still The Deputy Governor Of Kogi State – Simon Achuba

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State who was recently impeached by the State House of Assembly, Mr Simon Achuba, has come out to say that he is still the deputy governor of the state. Mr. Simon disclosed this via his counsel, Mr. Jibrin Okutepa (SAN) hours back. According to him, ...

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I Wish We Had One Voice In Nigeria — Don Jazzy

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Popular producer, Don Jazzy is definitely looking forward to a united Nigeria. In a recent tweet, the Mavin boss urged the people to speak in one voice and several things will change. His words on Twitter, “I wish we had one voice in Nigeria a lot of things would have ...

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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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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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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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Prayers Can End Nigeria’s Problems — Ahmad Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that Nigeria needs prayers to be free from its problems. He disclosed this as he received a delegation of the Christian Legislators’ Fellowship of the National Assembly. According to him, it is not about getting weapons because the power of God ...

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Boko Haram Has Been Substantially Defeated — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has come out to say that his government’s efforts to reduce insecurity in the country has resulted in Boko Haram being substantially defeated. His words, “The nation is appreciative of the gallantry and sacrifices of officers and men of our Armed Forces in the campaign against insurgency ...

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