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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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Buhari’s Marriage Rumors Is None Of My Business — Aisha Buhari

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari has aired her opinion on the reports that said President Buhari was set to marry another wife. Mrs Buhari was in the UK at the time the rumours broke, but she has had her say now. According to the First Lady, it is not her ...

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Aso Rock Is Now A House Of Comedy — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shared its reaction to the dispute between President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, and Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, which has been all over social media over the past few days. Remember that Fatima accused Aisha of violently attacking her inside the presidential villa, before ...

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Ekiti State Is Hard To Rule – Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said Ekiti State is a very hard state to rule despite being among the least populated. Kayode, who is celebrating one year of his second term today, said if you are linked to the grassroots you will not be able to win an ...

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Nigeria’s Democracy Is Now For The Highest Bidder — Senator Suleiman Adokwe

Senator Suleiman Adokwe, PDP chieftain, and a two-term senator from Nasarawa State was recently defeated in the 2019 Nasarawa South senatorial election case vs the immediate past governor of the state, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, an APC politician, and he has said things about it. In a recent interview, he ...

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Gender Equality In Politics Is Key For Me — Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Representatives speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has come out to say that as long as they are candidates with good ideas, funding and organisation, Nigerian women can get elected into public offices. Femi said the 9th House has prioritised gender equality in its legislative agenda, and he plans to personally ...

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Nigeria Will Never Be A One-Party State — CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Monday has come out to say Nigeria will never become a one-party state. The CUPP Spokesman, Mr Imo Ugochinyere, disclosed that the claim by National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu, that opposition was dead in Nigeria, was funny. ...

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I Will Pay Pensioners In Imo State Next Week – Emeka Ihedioha

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has ordered the state Accountant General, the Head of Service (HOS) and the Commissioner for Finance to wrap up all important formalities for the commencement of the payment of pensions in the state next week. Gov Emeka, who made this order at a one-day Pension ...

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Nigeria’s Health Challenges Is Gradually Shifting To Mental Health – Expert

The Medical Director, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Dr. Monday Igwe, has said Nigeria’s health challenges are slowly shifting from infectious diseases to mental health. Dr Monday revealed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) today in Enugu on the sidelines of the 2019 World Mental Health ...

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We Have Helped FG To Save N4.5bn Monthly From Ghost Workers – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has come out to say that its intervention has helped Nigeria save N4.5 billion monthly from ghost workers working for the Federal Government. According to a statement on by EFCC Spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu said this as he delivered ...

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My Regular Foreign Trips Happened Because I Wanted To Source Funds – Fayemi

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has come out to say that his regular trips out of Nigeria were to make sure the people of the state live a better life, especially with the little funds he has at his disposal. Dr Kayode, who revealed that had good stories ...

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