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Obasanjo Makes Surprise Appearance At PDP Rally

In a dramatic manner, a former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, stormed the rally of one of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu. The Punch reports that Adebutu, who is currently representing Remo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, and his supporters were at the rally held within ...

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PDP, SDP, R-APC, 36 Others Form Alliance Against Buhari

Thirty-nine political parties met in Abuja on Monday where they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to field a single presidential candidate in 2019. The parties also agreed to work together in all elections that would come up in 2019. The MoU, signed by the Peoples Democratic Party, the Reformed-All Progressives Congress, Social Democratic Party and 36 others, states that the ...

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Anambra NUT Sad Over N56m Unpaid Check-Off Dues

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra state wing of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has raised the alarm over a whopping N56 milion unpaid check-off dues  owed to the union from the primary school sector. The N56 milion was allegedly denied the union by past administration due to its involvement in the national minimum wage struggle of 2012. Disclosing this at ...

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Obi Wades Through Mud To Reach School

A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised students of Crowther Memorial College, Umuikwu Anam on the virtues of persistence and staying focused always even in times of great odds. He spoke during his visit to the school, which highpoint was the presentation of a cheque of N1 million for development support. Obi revealed that he could ...

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Breaking: Theresa May’s Govt Faces Collapse As Boris Johnson Resigns As Foreign Secretary

Theresa May faces the collapse of her government after Boris Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary. The Tory giant’s departure comes less than 24 hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis quit in protest at Mrs May’s “dangerous” plan for leaving the EU. A Downing Street spokesman said: “This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. ...

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We Didn’t Endorse Atiku, Says Ohanaeze

The leadership of Ohanaeze in Bayelsa State has dissociated itself from the purported endorsement of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. Abubakar was in the state recently to canvass support for his presidential ambition. Ohanaeze noted that it was against the objectives of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural group to delve into partisan politics, describing the alleged endorsement as a disgrace and unfortunate. The ...

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Okada Ban Reduced Accidents, Deaths In Anambra – Commissioner

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy Hon. Bonaventure Enemali has observed that the ban on commercial motorcycle operation in some parts of the state has reduced accidents and deaths on the roads. He made the observation at the weekend in Awka while speaking on the impact of government marching order on Okada operators in ...

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Osinbajo Leads Roadshow To Showcase Nigeria’s Technology & Entertainment Sectors At Silicon Valley, Hollywood

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will be leading a public-private sector collaborative investment roadshow to the United States, where he will be speaking to global industry leaders in information technology and entertainment at the Silicon Valley in San Francisco and Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, from Monday, July 9 to Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Prof. Osinbajo would be joined on the investment ...

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SERAP To Buhari: Bring Governors To Justice Over Alleged Stealing Of Security Votes

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his “leadership position to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to without delay investigate widespread allegations of mismanagement and corruption in the spending of security votes by several state governors in ...

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Police Promote 83 Officers In Bayelsa

The police authorities have promoted 83 officers and men of the Bayelsa State Police Command to different ranks. The promotion saw one Chief Superintendent of Police elevated to Assistant Commissioner of Police; five Superintendent of Police to CSP and 14 Deputy Superintendent of Police to the rank of Superintendent of Police. In the same vein, 16 Assistant Superintendent of Police ...

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