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Atiku: Why Amaechi should resign as minister – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to demand the immediate resignation of Rotimi Amaechi as the Minister of Transportation to demonstrate his ‘touted’ integrity. The party in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan accused Amaechi, as the Director-General of the Buhari …

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FG declares Tuesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 20th November 2018 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. This was announced by the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Tuesday in a statement signed by the permanent secretary, Dr. M.B Umar. He urged all Muslim faithful to …

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ASUU strike: Details of FG meeting with union leaders emerge

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to resume talks next week to resolve the ongoing strike by university teachers. Dr Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, told newsmen at the end of a closed-door meeting with the union in Abuja on …

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Again, Senate adjourns plenary

Senate Tuesday adjourned sitting to November 20 following the inability of the upper chamber to form a quorum. The upper chamber was more than 10 but not up to 20 in the said session. This resolution was sequel to an adopted motion sponsored by senator Phillip Aduda representing the Federal …

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Buhari assents to Extradition Act, four others

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to five bills, including the Extradition (Amendment) Act 2018, Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2018 and Nigerian Centre For Disease Control And Prevention (Establishment) Act, 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this when he …

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Fani-Kayode reacts to harassment of Atiku upon arrival from Dubai

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of Aviation, has reacted to the alleged harassment of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security agents. DAILY POST had reported that Atiku, who returned to Nigeria after his stay in Dubai, on Sunday hinted that he was intimated by security …

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BREAKING: Residents flee as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri

Barely 24 hours after the Boko Haram sect released new video claiming attack on military base in Kumshe and Gulumba areas of Borno State, another village Baleh Shuwari less than 500m from Giwa Barracks is said to be currently under attack by the insurgents. Hundreds of people living in Jiddari …

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Lagos 2019: KOWA, PPA, others deny endorsing Sanwo-Olu

KOWA and some other opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu, for 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 45 opposition parties under the Coalition of the Progressive Peoples Party were reported to …

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El-Zakzaky: Iranians threaten to overthrow Buhari [VIDEO]

Some protesters in Iran have threatened to overthrow the government of President Muhammadfu Buhari in order to secure the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Zakyzaky has been in detention since December 2015 when his followers clashed with some soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna state. …

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Previous governments were corrupt – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday restated that the Federal Government had achieved a lot in all sectors of human development and democratic process. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo spoke at the 2017/2018 Barewa Old Boys Association annual lecture in Sokoto. “There is a …

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