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APC, SDP Forming Coalition Govt In Osun, Says Omisore

Ahead of the Osun rerun governorship election, a confident Senator Iyiola Omisore said his Social Democratic Party and the ruling All Progressives Congress will form a coalition to govern the state after the election. Omisore announced this in Ile-Ife today, in an interview with journalists. It was the first time he was giving a hint into the electoral arrangement with ...

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Photo: Atiku Visits Obi Of Onitsha

Presidential aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, paid a courtesy visit to the Agbogidi, His Royal Majesty, Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Ugochukwu Achebe in Onitsha, Anambra State on Wednesday, 26 September, 2018.

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Omisore Backs APC In Osun Rerun

Senator Iyiola Omisore is not supporting the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke in the Osun rerun governorship election. Reports said he has agreed to ensure the success of the APC candidate, Gboyega Oyetola. His position became clearer on Wednesday after he met a powerful delegation of the APC, led by the national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, four governors- Badaru, Ganduje, Amosun and ...

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I’m Ready For Primaries, Says Ambode

… says second term needed for stable, robust economy Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday expressed his readiness to participate in Saturday’s Primary Election where members of the All Progressives Congress across the State are expected to choose the party’s standard-bearer through direct primaries. In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, ...

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APC Government Is Wicked, Says Atiku 

… 12 million youths unemployed … Nigeria capital of poverty Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has publicly declared that the incumbent APC-led federal government is wicked and insensitive to the plight of Nigerian citizens. Atiku said that Nigerians are suffering from the ...

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NLC Begins Nationwide Strike Thursday

The Nigeria Labour Congress has directed workers to proceed on a nationwide warning strike with effect from Thursday. This followed the delay in negotiations for a new minimum wage by the Federal Government. The Punch reported that the General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, directed all industrial unions in ...

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Osun: Buhari Sends Fayemi To Woo Omisore For Rerun Poll

The Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday,  visited the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore, in Ile Ife to woo him ahead of the rerun holding in seven polling units in four local government areas of Osun State on Thursday. Our correspondent gathered that Fayemi, who accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari, on his trip ...

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Anger As FG Recalls N14.9bn Paris Club Refund From Benue

Hundreds of workers in Benue State on Tuesday expressed shock over the alleged recall of the final tranche of the Paris Club refund earlier paid to the state government. Two workers were alleged to have slumped as they received the news of the recall of the Paris Club refund. Governor Samuel Ortom had last Thursday confirmed the receipt of N14.9bn ...

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Institute Of Directors Inaugurates Ethics Committee

In line with its desire to ensure that its members are properly guided in their conducts and behaviour, both in their personal and business undertakings, the Institute of Directors, Nigeria (IoD Nigeria) has constituted and inaugurated an Ethics Committee saddled with the responsibility of developing a code of ethics for its members. While inaugurating the 7-man Committee on Thursday, the ...

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