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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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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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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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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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I Will Prioritize Road Construction In Ogun State — Dapo Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun has come out to say that his government would do all they can to make road construction a priority in Ogun state. He said more effort would go into that in order to attract more investment to the state. He revealed this during a town hall meeting ...

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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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Rochas Okorocha Has Been Cruel To Imo State — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Imo State Chapter, has said the failed road network in the state is as a result of Chief Rochas Okorocha’s cruelty to Ndimo. PDP’s position was made public via a press statement signed by the State Publicity Secretary, Mr Damian Oparah. He said the roads ...

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Oshiomhole’s Assault Is A Slight On The Part Of Obaseki — Chief Mike Loyibo

Niger Delta activist, Chief Mike Loyibo, has warned the chief security officer and governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki to make sure the people that assaulted Comrade Adams Oshiomhole are arrested and made to pay for their crime. He said the attack was actually embarrassing and a slight on the ...

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Bukola Saraki Cannot Revive PDP In Kogi Politics — APC

The secretary of the media and publicity committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council in the forthcoming Kogi State governorship election, Dr Tom Ohikere has said ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki is no longer as influential as he was to aid reconciliation within the Kogi state PDP and make ...

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Customs Must Avoid Incessant Killings In Ogun State — Dapo Abiodun

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has urged officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, to stay away from causing unnecessary deaths as they carry on their responsibilities in the state. The Governor said the Service has to find a better way to manage relationships with the ...

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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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I Love Oprah Winfrey — Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has talked about his one-time friendship with Oprah Winfrey. At a recent rally, he had this to say, “She used to go to Mar-a-Lago. She loved me until I decided to run for office.” He also added that even when Oprah and her friends, Barack Obama and ...

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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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There Are 524 Ongoing Road Projects Across The Country – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has come out to say that a total of 524 road projects were presently ongoing in the several geo-political zones in Nigeria. He revealed this as he addressed the House of Representatives Committee on Works chaired by Rep. Ahmed Birchi in Abuja. ...

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