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Ambode proposes N1.04t as 2018 budget for Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has presented a budget proposal of N1.046trillion to the House of Assembly. Addressing members at plenary on Monday, the governor also pledged that his administration will make every effort to complete all ongoing projects as well as initiate new ones to consolidate on the development recorded ...

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Why South-West could not win the chairmanship position ~Makarfi

The Chairman of the now dissolved Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi has spoken on the possible reason for the loss of the south-west in the party’s national convention. Five candidates from the region had withdrawn from the chairmanship race and adopted Tunde Adeniran as their ...

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Russia warns, says U.S., Japan, S. Korea drills creating instability in Korean Peninsula

Moscow on Monday warned military exercises by Japan, the U. S. and South Korea aimed at countering North Korea would only raise hysteria and create more instability in the region. Russian Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Gen. Valery Gerasimov, issued his warning in Tokyo as the ...

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Kabiru Umar, Emir of Katagum buried

Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed A. Abubakar alongside some of his colleagues on Monday attended the Janaza (Muslim burial rites) of the late Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Dr. Kabiru Umar who died on Sunday. The 89 year old emir died after a protracted illness. However on Monday, thousands of Nigerians ...

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S’Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from March 2018

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to open by March 2018. “As the industry regulator, the General Commission for Audiovisual Media has started the process for licensing cinemas in the Kingdom,” Minister of Culture and ...

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Libya: “There was no good employment so I thought it wise to travel” – Returnee

More Nigerians have returned from Libya where they traveled to in an attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea over to Europe. Speaking to CNBC Africa‘s Damilola Ade-Odiachi, the returnees shared their ordeal, saying they were kidnapped and maltreated before they were deported to Nigeria. Adelo Jerry told CNBC Africa he had to leave ...

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NYSC Launches Job Portal For Corps Members (Read Details)

The National Youth Service Corps has launched a job portal that would enhance job seeking opportunities for Corps Members and also make them available for prospective employers. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, while speaking at the launch today in Lagos, urged Corps Members to make themselves available for job opportunities ...

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Daddy Showkey conferred with “Ajaguna of Yakoyo Land” Title

​Veteran musician Daddy Showkey has been conferred with the Ajaguna of Yakoyo Land title. He shared the news on his Instagram, sharing videos and photos of the event. He wrote: I thank God for Today I was crown 👑 the AJAGUNA OF YAKOYO LAND #showdonshow#daddyshowkey#lionclan#asalamamovement#ajegunle#ajegunletotheworld 1,546 total views, 43 views today

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#EndSARS: Watch Assistant Commissioner of Police Abayomi Shogunle & Concerned Nigerians on Al Jazeera’s “The Stream”

Did you know that more than one million tweets have been sent with the hashtag #EndSARS in the past few weeks? The tweets have gotten the attention of international media and Al Jazeera is currently holding a live session to discuss the issue on their “The Stream” show. Assistant Commissioner of Police Abayomi ...

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Kano APC stakeholders endorse Buhari, Ganduje for second term

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State on Thursday adopted the President Muhammadu Buhari as their candidate for the 2019 general elections. According to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu on Thursday, the party leaders ...

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