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Ben Murrary-Bruce’s reaction to allegations against Okonko-Iweala

Lol. That’s him and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s husband kissing her cheek at The Beast of No Nation premiere in Lagos yesterday

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$2.1bn arms deal scandal: I only received $30,000 from Yuguda as logistics for PDP reconcilation meetings’ Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP, Bode George, who has been implicated in the current $2.1 billion arms deal scandal, has denied claims of collecting N100 million from former Minister of state for Finance Bashir Yuguda. According to him, what he collected from Yuguda was $30,000 meant for logistics of ...

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Fayose presents N67billion 2016 budget to Ekiti House

The Ekiti State governor, Bashorun Peter Ayodele Fayose, has presented the state House of Assembly the 2016 budget totaling N67 billion. According to the House Speaker’s Special Assistant (Media), Stephen Gbadamosi, the governor presented the document to the Speaker, Right Honourable (Pastor) Kola Oluwawole, at a brief ceremony during the ...

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FG to spend N500bn on social welfare programme to cater to poor Nigerians in 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari in a proposal that was contained in the 2016-2018 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, which he sent to the National Assembly on Tuesday, stated that he is proposing to spend N500bn on a social welfare program that will cater for the needs of youths ...

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Ekiti Attoney-General expresses concern over anti-media bill, says “APC Govt bringing back Buhari’s Decree 4 of 1984”

Read the press statement below… Ekiti State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Owoseni Ajayi has expressed concern over the Anti-Media Bill proposed by All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, Bala Ibn Na’allah, saying; the National Assembly must not allow itself to be used to bring back Decree 4 that was ...

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Declaring Bello Kogi Governor, A Waste of Time’- PDP

Read the press statement from PDP below… The Peoples Democratic Party PDP describes as a waste of time, scarce national resources and ridiculous shadow-chasing, the action of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in declaring one Yahaya Bello, purported to be of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and who did ...

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Cut down on their travels & tours- Fayose tells governors proposing to reduce minimum wage

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose has dissociated himself from calls by some state governors for the reduction of the N18, 000 minimum wage. According to Fayose, instead of the governors to cut down on the minimum wage which isn’t enough, they should cut down on their travels and tours and ...

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Bill against social media users will not fly- Sen. Akpabio

Senate Minority Leader and former governor, Godswill Akpabio says the rumored social media bill will never pass in the senate. See more of his tweets

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Faleke files suit against INEC, ask that they declared him Kogi governor

The deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the November 21st election in Kogi State, James Faleke, today filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, against INEC over their decision to declare the November 21st election inconclusive. In the suit which was filed by his counsel, ...

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PDP condemns Dokpesi’s arrest…says APC Govt on opposition, media clamp-down

Read the press statement… The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemns in its entirety, the arrest of media mogul, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi and other opposition elements by the APC-led Federal Government. The party also alerted that it has been made aware that more notable PDP leaders have similarly been listed ...

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