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Ogun Assembly speaker joins governorship race

The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, on Wednesday announced his intention to contest the governorship of the state in 2019. Adekunbi made the disclosure when he met with members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yewa North Local Government at Ayetoro. The speaker said it was time ...

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Osun 2018: Group backs Bisi Akande over Osun west guber agenda

Osun West Peoples Assembly (OWEPA) has thrown its weight behind the position of a former Interim National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC),Chief Adebisi Akande that if fairness should prevail, a candidate from the west district of the state should become the next governor of the state. Speaking on ...

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Fulani attack, fear grips Plateau state as Group Threatens attack more than 350 stolen cows

  Residents of Plateau state are now gripped by fear of attack by Fulani herdsmen following a threat issued over alleged cattle rustling. Neigbouring Benue State is reeling from the New Year Day’s attacks in Logo and Guma local government areas in which 73 people died. President Muhammadu Buhari, after a meeting ...

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Taraba lawmaker Hon. Hosea ibi who spoke against herdsemen and later kidnapped, found dead

Taraba State has been thrown into mourning following the death of a kidnapped lawmaker, Honourable Hosea Ibi. Late Ibi, the member representing Takum II Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, was found dead after he was abducted by gunmen in December 2017. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr ...

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Donald Trump said he didn’t make any racial Comment

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was “not a racist,” after his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole” countries triggered a global firestorm of criticism. Trump on Friday tweeted a convoluted denial about the comments, which were reported by The Washington Post and ...

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Donald Trump said he didn’t make any racial Comment

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was “not a racist,” after his reported denunciation of immigration from “shithole” countries triggered a global firestorm of criticism. Trump on Friday tweeted a convoluted denial about the comments, which were reported by The Washington Post and ...

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Ekiti Election: Ex-Governor Kayode Fayemi’s 2018 Governorship Posters Flood Ekiti

Some posters of a former governor of Ekiti state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who is the current Minister of Mines and Steel Development, have been spotted in Ado-Ekiti and some other towns in the state on Thursday. Although the former governor (October 2010-2014) who lost the June 21, 2014 governorship election ...

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Why FG Paid Ex-Presidents N40million Each – SGF, Mustapha Reveals During Senate Session

While speaking at the 2018 budget defence session before members of the Senate committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, on Thursday Boss Mustapha, explained why the federal government paid N40 million to former presidents, instead of buying vehicles as prescribed by law. According to Premium Times, the Secretary to ...

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Fayose Chides Buhari Over Appointment Of Northerner As NIA DG

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing the sacked National Intelligence Agency’s Director General, Ambassador Ayo Oke, with Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, a northerner. Fayose in a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said, seeing what President Buhari ...

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Governor Ambode drops Three Commissioners, reshuffles Cabinet

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. ...

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