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BREAKING: Oshiomhole Threatens To Sue Saraki, Says He’s A Disgrace

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to sue the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, if he failed to mention one aspirant that gave him money to influence his decisions. Saraki had said the former governor of Edo State had no moral grounds to remain in office for allegedly receiving monies from some persons to ...

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Anambra Impeachment Crisis: APGA Suspends Factional Speaker, Two Other Lawmakers

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Thursday  suspended the factional speaker, Ikem Uzoezie, Deputy Speaker Hartford Oseke and the Majority Leader Jideofor Okoye for their alleged participation in the Hon Rita Mmaduagwu’s impeachment as Speaker of the House of Assembly. Speaking with newsmen in Awka, the chairman of APGA Anambra state Nobert Obi expressed disappointment in ...

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Gunshots, Teargas In Anambra Assembly As Lawmaker Feared Dead, Others Scamper For Safety

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly Complex was Thursday barricaded by security agents armed to the teeth to forestall breakdown of law and order. The security agents shot sporadically into the air to scare journalists away from covering the drama that erupted at the state assembly comlplex which left the lawmaker representing Onitsha-South 2 Constituency unconscious over ...

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Strike: FG, ASUU Hold Crucial Meeting Thursday

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Labour and Employment and leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities are expected to meet in Abuja on Thursday over the strike in public universities since November 5. Our correspondent confirmed on Wednesday that the Federal Government delegation led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, would meet with ASUU ...

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Expect Sacking If We Must Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage, Govs Tell Labour

Nigerian governors have said they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked. Apart from this, the governors at their emergency meeting in Abuja on Wednesday night, asked the Federal Government to also accede to the review of the national revenue allocation formula. The Punch reports that the ...

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2019: Igbo Leaders Meet In Enugu, Endorse Atiku/Obi Ticket

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has met with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East. A meeting of the Igbo leaders under the auspices of Nkpoko Igbo was held at the Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu, on Wednesday. President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo and the Obi of ...

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2019 Elections: PDP Deploys Fake News As Campaign Strategy, Alleges APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it supports ongoing global media attention and efforts to check the proliferation of fake news particularly as the country gears up for campaigns ahead of the 2019 elections In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC said the consequences of fake news are often dire as it inflames perceived ...

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