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Lai Mohammed reacts to ‘Lie Mohammed’ tag, asks for proof of lies he has told

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says he reads comments of people who claim not to believe what he says and coin his first name as “Lie’’. The minister stated this while responding to questions when he visited ...

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Ilaje LG chairman dies after political meeting in Ondo

Agunola Omomowo, chairman of Ilaje local government council in Ondo state, has died. Bode Omoyoloye, special adviser on media to the deceased, told NAN that he died in Akure after attending a political meeting on Friday. He described the death ...

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Protesting “hoodlums” attack Mimiko’s convoy

The crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly looks to be deepening, taking a new dimension on Thursday as some protesters attacked the convoy of outgoing Governor Olusegun Mimiko, in Akure, the state capital. Suspected hoodlums smashed the side ...

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FULL SPEECH: Jonathan meets US lawmakers; talks Niger Delta, killing of Christians

Challenges of Nigerian Christians and the Niger Delta Question-A Summary A Presentation by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation to the U.S. House Sub Committee on Africa, February 1, 2017 Let me start by thanking Congressman, Christopher ...

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Give Buhari free hand, no need to threaten him over my appointment – Acting CJN

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has appealed to Nigerians to give President Muhammadu Buhari a free hand to perform his constitutional duties. The refusal of Buhari to send Onnoghen’s name to the senate for confirmation has attracted ...

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Sen. Andy Uba defects to APC

The senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Andy Uba, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Uba disclosed this on Wednesday during a news briefing at his country home in Uga, Aguata local ...

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Osinbajo sets up committee to force down food prices

The Federal Government of Nigeria has set up a task force on food security to force down cost of food items. On the task force are Kemi Adeosun, finance minister; Chibuike Amaechi, transport minister; Audu Ogbeh, agriculture minister; Chris Ngige, ...

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James Ibori set to return to Nigeria “in a matter of days”, signals political comeback

Former Delta state governor James Ibori, says he will return  to Nigeria in a matter of days, as he signalled a possible political comeback in the country. He told Reuters he would return within days to Nigeria. Recall that Ibori was released from ...

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Buhari calls Dalung from London, commiserates with him

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung on the death of his wife, Mrs Briskila Dalung. In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Nneka Anibeze, the Special Assistant, Media to the ...

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No certificate, no promotion – Kwara Government

Speaking in Ilorin on Monday, Kwara State Head of Service (HOS), Hajia Zara Omar, said teachers in public schools in the state have until the end of February to submit originals of their academic certificates as a condition to writing the ...

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