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I’m not meddling in Kano elections – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has refuted rumors going round that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections.  In a statement made available to news men by the media adviser in Lagos, Mr. Tunde Rahman, Asiwaju Tinubu   said he had not been in …

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Drunk guard allegedly attacks worshippers in Osun

Some people going for early morning prayers in a mosque around Halleluyah Estate, a community in Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State on Wednesday were attacked by some security guards working in the area. Sources in the area said that the incident happened around 5:30 am. A resident, simply …

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No life lost as fire devastates Jigawa village —SEMA

A mysterious fire has destroyed houses in Barebari village in Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sani Yusuf, the Executive Secretary State Emergency Management Agency confirmed. Yusuf said the cause of the fire, which lasted between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, has yet to be ascertained. …

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Reps postpone plenary till April 2 for budget defence

House of Representatives has suspended all plenary activities for two weeks. The suspension was reached at Tuesday plenary presided by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. The decision was to enable the House call for 2019 budget defence by Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs of government.  Recall that the House had before the …

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Big boys arrive Eagles Camp

The super eagles started converging in Asaba Yesterday as the countdown began for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match. Three-time African champions have already made sure of a place at the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt this summer, and the encounter against Seychelles is hardly more …

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2019 budget passes second reading in Senate

The Senate on Tuesday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.82 trillion for second reading. The budget totaling, N8,826,636,578,915 has a recurrent expenditure of N4 trillion while N2 trillion goes for capital expenditure with N2.2 trillion and N492 billion for debt servicing and statutory transfers respectively. Reacting to the details of …

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We take orders from nobody, INEC tells APC

INEC’s Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, stated monday, while responding to an enquiry from correspondent on Monday, if the commission would accede to the demands of the APC. “The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it would not remove its Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, …

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No plan to sell Lagos Trade Fair Complex – BPE

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has said that there was no plan to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair complex to any individual or corporate organization.  Reacting to Monday’s protests by traders at the complex, the Head, Public Communications, of the bureau, Amina Othman, said, in Abuja that the …

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