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PDP Condemns Freezing Of Peter Obi’s Bank Accounts

• Aide says he’s taking action with calmness Some accounts belonging to the former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, in some Nigerian banks may have been frozen, Sunday Sun reliably gathered yesterday. Obi who is the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was said to have had all his accounts in the country placed under surveillance ...

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Alleged Bribery: SERAP Asks Court To Compel Buhari To Investigate Ganduje

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued President Muhammadu Buhari over “failure to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to investigate allegations of bribery against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, as contained in the widely circulated video clips allegedly showing Mr Ganduje receiving bribe.” SERAP had ...

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Fuel Scarcity Looms As Oil marketers Ultimatum Expires Monday

Prospects of another round of fuel scarcity in the country emerged Saturday as oil marketers said they were yet to reach an agreement with the Federal Government on the N800 billion subsidy arrears. The marketers’ ultimatum to government to pay them or risk the shutdown of depots expires on Monday. And Mr Olufemi Adewole, Executive Secretary, Depot and Petroleum Products ...

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Excitement As Osinbajo Launches N10,000 Tradermoni In Ilorin

Providing interest-free loans to petty traders nationwide empowers ordinary Nigerians and helps to tackle poverty, while enabling those at the bottom of the economic ladder who work the hardest do better, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Friday during his visit to Ilorin, Kwara State capital, where he launched the N10,000 collateral-free TraderMoni scheme ...

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NASS, PDP, SANs Kick As Buhari Declines Assent To Electoral Bill Again

The National Assembly, Peoples Democratic Party, over 45 opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties, and some prominent Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Friday kicked as President Muhammadu Buhari finally withheld his assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 passed by the National Assembly. The President had earlier on Friday announced his decision ...

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Idemili-North To Produce Next Senator For Anambra-Central   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Stakeholders of Idemili-North local government area of Anambra state have unanimously declared that the council area will produce the next senator who will represent Anambra-central senatorial zone at the National Assembly in 2019. The collective decision was taken during a high-powered stakeholders meeting held at Abatete the country home of the SDP senatorial candidate for Anambra-central Barr. ...

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200 Public Areas To Have Free Access To Internet

The launch of free Wi-Fi facility in Abuja on Thursday is in line with the Buhari administration’s commitment to leverage on the gains that a data-driven digital economy offers, providing more Internet access and opportunities for Nigerians to improve their businesses, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Speaking on Thursday when he launched the Google Free public Wi-Fi service ...

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Pope’s Award To Obiano Excites Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Governor Willie Obiano and the people of Anambra for the award by Pope Francis to the governor. The award was in the recognition by Pope Francis over Obiano’s promotion of social harmony, good neighbourliness and philanthropy. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja ...

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Special FEC Session Begins In Abuja

A special session of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has begun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is primarily to fine tune the 2019 budget proposals before it will be presented to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Federal Government is proposing a total budget of N8.6trillion for 2019, a drop from ...

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