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Omisore agrees to work with PDP after Saraki’s visit to Ife
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Omisore agrees to work with PDP after Saraki’s visit to Ife

The flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party Iyiola Omisore has agreed to work with the People’s Democratic Party in the Osun state re-run election holding on Thursday. This is coming after the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, met with Omisore at Ile-Ife on Monday. “We have agreed to work together because […]

Buhari approves N20bn for ASUU to revitalise public Universities
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Buhari approves N20bn for ASUU to revitalise public Universities

Nigeria's acting finance minister Zainab Ahmed addressing a press conference in Abuja….PHOTO:Twitter/ZShamsuna Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the immediate release of N20billion so that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) can revitalise public universities. “President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to revitalize Public Universities and ensure smooth […]

Political office not replacement for national service – NYSC replies Adebayo Shittu
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Political office not replacement for national service – NYSC replies Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu. The Ministry of Communications was quoted as making a statement issued by Mrs Pauline Sule, deputy director<br /> The National Youth Service Corps has clarified the claims by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, that holding political office compensated for his refusal to participate in […]

Alcohol kills over 3 million people yearly – WHO
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Alcohol kills over 3 million people yearly – WHO

Alcohol. Photo credit: Pinterest Harmful use of alcohol is responsible for the death of around 3 million people per year, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in 20 […]

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Aruna Quadri is smashing his way up

When Aruna Quadri hit the scene after being the first African to be named World table tennis player of the year in 2014, many table tennis watchers in Nigeria may not have believed much more feats could be achieved from the Oyo state indigene. Now 29 years-old, Quadri took to […]

55 days after returning to PDP, Gemade defects to SDP
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55 days after returning to PDP, Gemade defects to SDP

Senator Barnabas Gemade One of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade has announced his defection from the party to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) despite having picked PDP’s Benue North East senatorial nomination form. Gemade who was formerly a National Chairman of the PDP said […]

Lagos 2019: Intrigues deepen as Sanwo-Olu says campaign is alive
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Lagos 2019: Intrigues deepen as Sanwo-Olu says campaign is alive

Jide Sanwoolu A ruling All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday said his campaign activities are going as intended and he is set to make a formal declaration soon. Sanwo-Olu also denied the ‘rumours’ that his rally to formally kick-off his campaign to unseat Ambode, who […]

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Buhari appoints new DSS boss

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services. The appointment will take effect on Friday, September 14, 2018. The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. This came weeks after the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, acting in the […]

Fayose to submit self for EFCC probe in October
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Fayose to submit self for EFCC probe in October

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday wrote the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the freezing of his accounts and also expressed his intention to submit himself for probe after his handing over. Fayose, in a letter dated September 10, said he would […]

Ambode’s aide Babajide Sanwo-Olu joins Lagos governorship race
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Ambode’s aide Babajide Sanwo-Olu joins Lagos governorship race

A former Lagos state commissioner for Commerce and Industry Jide Sanwo-Olu has joined the governorship race of the state in next year’s general election. Sanwo-Olu is contesting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket against incumbent governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode. Prior to the declaration, speculations have it that […]

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Presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, attacked at Ooni’s of Ife’s Palace

A presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore and members of his #TakeItBack movement were on Monday allegedly attacked at the Ooni of Ife’s place in Ile Ife. A footage posted to Sowore’s Facebook page showed the aspirant and his campaign tear-gassed while prostrating before the Ooni of Ife. Sowore, the founder of […]

Petrol marketers, others buy El-Rufai re-election form
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Petrol marketers, others buy El-Rufai re-election form

IPMAN, National Association of Road Transport Owners, Central Market Union & Kungiyar Katsinawa da Daurawa mazaunan Kaduna collectively purchased and presented nomination and expression of interest forms to Gov El-rufai on Monday. PHOTO:Twitter/APC Kaduna Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), NATO, Sheikh Gumi Market Association and other trade unions […]

Adeosun’s certificate scandal investigations still ongoing — Presidency
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Adeosun’s certificate scandal investigations still ongoing — Presidency

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. PHOTO: CNBC Africa The Nigerian government on Monday said that the case of the alleged certificate forgery of the Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun would soon be proven as untrue soon as investigations are done. This is coming 60 days after Adeosun was alleged […]

Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno
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Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Nigerian Army Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram. Four suspected insurgents were killed in the process, the army said. The insurgents on Tuesday ambushed a passenger bus along Gwoza-Pulka road, Warabe and abducted travellers. The attack was believed to have […]

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FG ‘deliberately corrupting Osun Voters’ With Trader Moni – Oby Ezekwezili

A former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Group, Oby Ezekwezili, on Friday accused the Nigerian Government of “deliberately corrupting the elections in Osun” by launching the Trader Moni scheme in the state three weeks before its scheduled governorship elections. “The Federal Government either […]

Osinbajo receives Nigerian teenagers who won World tech innovation challenge
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Osinbajo receives Nigerian teenagers who won World tech innovation challenge

Photo/Twitter;AsoRock After winning the world’s largest technology competition in California, the United States, Nigeria’s Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday received the team in Abuja on Thursday. The team, Save-A-Soul, on August 9, won the 2018 Technovation world pitch junior division in San Francisco. The girls, Promise Nnalue, Jessica Osita, Nwabuaku […]

Saraki committe settles Ademola, Oyetola rift
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Saraki committe settles Ademola, Oyetola rift

Saraki The 85-member campaign committee of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the upcoming Osun State governorship election, headed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday settled the rift between Senator Ademola Adeleke and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi. “Campaign council just reconciled Senator Ademola Adeleke and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi….. PDP […]