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APC Taking Nigerians For Fools, Says Obasanjo

…Ex President’s coalition joins ADC Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the ruling All Progressives Congress is taking Nigerians for fools while “revelling in an unrepentant misgoverning of Nigeria.” This is coming as the promoter of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement also disclosed that the movement had adopted the African Democratic Congress as a political platform to actualise its dream for ...

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ETF: Lagos Disburses N5.22bn To 6,462 Beneficiaries

…to train 10,000 skilled persons through employability support scheme The Lagos State Government on Thursday said a total of 6,462 residents with proven business ideas have so far benefitted about N5.22billion from the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) designed to grow the economy and create jobs through provision of credit facilities with minimal interest. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing ...

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Domestic Violence: Lagos Steps Up Fight, Empowers Police With IT Equipment

The Lagos State Government has stepped up its fight against incidents of Domestic, Sexual Violence and Child Abuse with the equipping of all Family Support Units within the State Police Command with gadgets including phones, laptops and printers. Coordinator of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Mrs Titilayo Vivour-Adeniyi, said the new development was in furtherance ...

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Malabu Oil Scandal: Ijaw Youths Protest Against Alleged Persecution Of Dan Etete

Ijaw youths, under the auspices of Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, Central Zone, on Thursday staged a peaceful protest over the alleged persecution of former Minister of Petroleum, Chief Dan Etete, in connection with Malabu oil deal. The aggrieved hundreds of Ijaw youths, led by the Chairman, IYC, Central Zone, Mr. Tare Porri, called on the Federal Government to stop further ...

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Zamfara Police Pass Vote Of Confidence On IGP

The Zamfara State Police Command has expressed implicit confidence on the Inspector-General of Police  (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, “for his ability and capacity in policing the nation.” The Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of Zamfara State, CP Kenneth Ebrimson, who gave the IGP a pass mark, noted that the police under IGP Idris had continued to carry out its constitutional ...

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2019 Imo Gov Election: Opara-Ndudu Promises 200,000 Jobs Within 3 Years

A 2019 governorship hopeful on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Hon Nick Opara-Ndudu has stated that the responsibility of running the bureaucracy of the day-to-day activity of the state rests squarely on the civil service and not on the governor of the state. Opara-Ndudu made this assertion at his local government declaration for the governorship of ...

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Buhari Under Pressure To Reveal Illness

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is under pressure to disclose the state of his health after he embarked on a fourth medical trip to London. Nigeria’s opposition party, People’s Democractic Party (PDP), said it was time for the president to reveal his medical condition. PDP spokesman Kola Ologbodiyan said: “We need full disclosure about the president’s health. He needs to be ...

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Ambode Seeks World Bank’s Partnership In Funding Transport, Energy, Water Sectors

…says support for Lagos‘ll positively rub off on Nigeria’s economy  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday called on the World Bank to seriously consider partnership with the State Government in funding key projects in transport, energy and water sectors, saying such collaboration would positively impact the economy of not just the State but the country at large. Speaking ...

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Melaye: We’ll Not Be Intimidated, Police Dare Senate

The Nigeria police have spurned the resolution of the senate, describing it as deliberate blackmail, witch-hunting, unfortunate and mischievous; and vowed not to be intimidated. Police see the Senate’s resolution declaring the Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, as enemy of democracy as a deliberate attempt to blackmail him. The force noted that the I-G and the Nigeria ...

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