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OSINBAJO MEETS ABA TRADERS TODAY

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will today hold an interactive session with members of the Aba business community. It was learnt that Professor Osinbajo was earlier scheduled to visit Aba last month to interact with members of the Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ACCIMA), but the meeting was …

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BAYELSA INEC PLEADS FOR RETURN OF 63 MISSING CARD READERS

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa State, has appealed to those in possession of its 63 missing card readers to return them before Saturday’s elections. It recalls that INEC announced that 63 smart card readers used during the February 23 President and National Assembly elections were missing. Head …

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KIDNAPPERS FREE SAMUEL KALU’S MOTHER

Kidnappers have released the mother of Bordeaux, Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu after holding her for nearly a week, police in the country’s southeast. Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu was seized from her car on February 27 as she travelled to her home in Abia state. Reports said the kidnappers demanded some three …

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AMOSUN REINSTATES OGUN NLC CHAIRMAN

The Ogun State government has restored the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Akeem Ambali, barely 28 months after he was fired. The National President of the Union, Ayuba Wabba, disclosed this to newsmen after a meeting between the state government and national leaders of the NLC at the …

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ASUU NOT GOING ON STRIKE SOON- OGUNYEMI

Following a tweet by a handle, @Official_ASUU, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it does not have an official Twitter handle and has no plans of going on strike anytime soon. The user had tweeted, thinking of going on another three months strike action which received a lot …

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BREAKING: DINO MELAYE DOCKED, GRANTED N5M BAIL

Senator Dino Melaye was on Tuesday docked before an FCT High Court, Apo area of Abuja on a six-count charge, bordering on attempted suicide and attempt to escape from custody. Senator Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, was also charged to have damaged police property. The senator however, denied …

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BUHARI HAS NOT SACKED EMEFIELE AS CBN GOV

President Muhammadu Buhari has not sacked Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele. Reports had trended on social media that Emefiele reportedly received a letter from the office of President Muhammadu Buhari to vacate his office. But a source within the presidency, who said there was no truth in …

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NASARAWA CHIEF JUDGE DISCHARGES 14 INMATES

Chief Judge of Nasarawa State, Justice Suleiman Dikko, has discharged 14 inmates awaiting trial in Federal Prison, Lafia. The inmates are, Likita Emmanuel, Baba Dogs, Ali Ibrahim, Henry Andrew, Abubakar Ali, Abubakar Danjuma, Nasiru Usman and Musa Yahuza. Others are; Umar Ibrahim, Danladi Shabu, Ali Jubrin, Peter John, Mohammed Abdullahi …

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ELECTIONS: BUHARI PLEDGES ADEQUATE SECURITY IN DELTA

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured voters in Delta State of adequate security during Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections. President Buhari, who was represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at a town hall meeting in Warri, said that the issue of security was fundamental to the electoral process. The …

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