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Why I Dumped Tinubu – Agbaje

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has stated that he left the camp of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over differences in principles. “I take exception to the rule of one man in a metropolitan state like Lagos,” said Agbaje, who parted ...

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CAN Ends Probe Into N40m Buhari Transport Fare, Dissolves Elders’ Forum

The National Executive Committee of the Christian Association of Nigeria has dissolved the Nigerian Christian Elders Forum after a panel set up by the committee concluded an investigation into allegations of misconduct leveled by the NCEF against the CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle. The elders forum had in a memo titled ‘NCEF Protests: Is NEC of CAN Guilty of Negligence?’ ...

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2019 Elections: US Predicts Violence In Nigeria

The United States Government has expressed fear that the Nigeria’s general elections scheduled for 2019 are likely to be characterised by violence. It said the conduct of the elections could have significant consequences for the democratic trajectory of Nigeria, West Africa, and the entire continent. The US however said the public disturbance that the elections would cause might not be ...

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Osinbajo, Obi Clash At First TV Debate

There were some moments of wrangling in Nigeria’s first TV debate on Friday night among political party candidates ahead of the February 16 presidential election. And as expected, the feud was between Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Mr Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The first argument arose when Obi derided Buhari administration’s anti-corruption efforts ...

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Linda Ikeji Dumps Baby Daddy, Gets Lashed On Twitter

Controversial blogger, Linda Ikeji triggered derision from fellow Nigerians on Twitter on Friday after she disclosed that she and her baby Daddy, Sholaye Jeremi have parted ways. The 38 year old blogger had taken to her blog to give reasons why her relationship with her son’s father whom she met in Dec. 2015, didn’t work out as she had expected. ...

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Minimum Wage: Buhari Meets With State Governors

President Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) observed that some of the governors were represented by their deputy governors at the meeting which lasted for about 30 minutes. President Buhari, had on Nov.19, ...

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Nigeria’s First Gold Refinery On Stream

Nigeria’s first gold refinery being built by Kian Smith Trade & Co Limited is billed to be completed by the end of June next year. There was already a significant monthly supply of gold from Zamfara, Kebbi, Kwara, Niger, Kaduna, Ibadan, Ile-Ife, and Ilesha and about 100kg per month from other parts of Africa,” said the Vice Chairman, Kian Smith, ...

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Anambra Hospital Where Snakes, Rodents, Thieves Unleash Terror On Patients, Doctors, Nurses 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Mbaukwu general hospital in Awka-South local government area of Anambra state is one of the hospitals purportedly being upgraded by the Anambra State Government with modern medical equipment and state-of-the-art facilities to enhance health care services especially in the rural areas. But the current state of the hospital does not confer the status of a general hospital ...

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APC To PDP: Campaign On Pro-People Policies, Not Killings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “in its latest ignominious campaign of falsehood is attempting to distort facts on the security record of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration.” In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Oniru, the APC said the PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus in a ...

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