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Criticism of Obaseki, Politically Motivated, PDP Tells Emefiele

The National Vice Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, South-South, Chief Dan Orbih, has said the criticisms against the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, over the printing of N60bn was politically motivated. Orbih made the statement on Monday, while receiving speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin who led some youths on a courtesy visit to him in Benin. The PDP chieftain said the revelations by the Edo state […]

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Ondo Election Tribunal Throws Out Jegede’s Petition Against Akeredolu

The Ondo State election petitions tribunal sitting in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Eyitayo Jegede against Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Jegede had challenged the victory of the ruling APC and its candidate in the October 10, 2020 governorship election which saw the re-election of Governor Akeredolu for a second term in office. The chairman of the three-member […]

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Arik Air Resumes Direct Flights from Lagos to Kano

The Nigerian domestic carrier, Arik air has said it will resume its three times weekly direct flights from the city of Lagos to the city of Kano on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Arik air, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said the decision to reintroduce direct flights between Lagos and Kano was informed by the importance of both cities as centres of commerce, adding that the airline […]

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Governors Bow, Set Date to Begin Implementation of Financial Autonomy for Judiciary, Houses of Assembly

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) said on Monday that implementation of financial autonomy for state Houses of Assembly and Judiciary would begin from May 2021. The chairman of the NGF and governor of Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this after a meeting of stakeholders chaired by the Chief of Staff to the president, Professor Ibrahim Gambari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Fayemi said the NGF has never been […]

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Osinbajo Asks US to Reset Its Foreign Policy with Africa

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Monday urged the United States to reset its foreign policy agenda with the African continent in order to bring about economic prosperity, increased security, and improved governance. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Laolu Akande, the Vice-President made the appeal in a speech delivered virtually at the 2021 Johns Hopkins University’s African studies programme conference. In the statement, Osinbajo […]

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Oyo State Primary School Teachers Laud Seyi Makinde over Prompt Payment of Salaries

Oyo State Primary school teachers are thanking the Oyo state government for improved attention to the welfare of teachers since the administration assumed office. The teachers under the aegis of the association of primary school teachers of Nigeria, APSTON, Oyo State chapter thanked the state governor, Seyi Makinde for fulfilling promises made to teachers. A statement signed by APSTON chairman, Adeagbo Ojo and obtained by Agidigbo FM said teachers in […]

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Gas Revolution: Our Objective Is To Transform Nigeria Into An Industrialised Nation – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday announced that one of the objectives of his administration is to transform Nigeria into an industrialized nation with the help of the gas sector. The president stated this in Abuja, at the virtual launch of the 2021 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, tagged ‘the Decade of Gas’. He said his administration would fully utilize the enormous gas resources in the country to uplift and diversify Nigeria’s […]

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FG Begins Development of Mineral Resources in 6 Geopolitical Zones

The federal government says has it has begun the development of mineral resources across the six geopolitical zones of the country. Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah disclosed this on Monday in Enugu during the closing ceremony of the 32nd Enugu International trade fair. The minister said the government had already commenced developing a lead/zinc processing cluster in Ebonyi and funding the detailed exploration and development […]

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Again, Senate Panel Summons CBN Gov Over ‘Missing’ $9.5m

The Senate public accounts committee has given the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, up till this Thursday, to appear before it, over the alleged disappearance of $9.5m interest, from the federation account. The 9.5m dollar interest accrued to the federation account from petroleum profit tax investment. The Senate committee, during its sitting on Monday, alleged that the sums deposited and the interest rate, were shrouded in […]

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