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Queues At Abuja Filling Stations Will Soon Disappear – DPR

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The Department of Petroleum Resources has said that fuel queues in Abuja will soon disappear as 3.2 million litres of petrol were released to the city from Suleja Depot on Thursday. Mohammed Saidu, Zonal spokesperson DPR Abuja, made the statement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in ... Read More »

Rivers TUC Give New Police Commissioner 14-Day Ultimatum To Improve Security

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The Rivers State Council of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Friday welcomed the newly appointed Commissioner of Police in the state, Chris Ezike, with a 14-day ultimatum to improve security of lives and property in the state. The ultimatum was contained in a congratulatory message by the Chairman ... Read More »

Don’t Use Govt Fund To Buy Media Space In Celebration Of My Birthday – Delta Gov Tells Appointees

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yester­day in Asaba, the state capital, directed all ministries, depart­ments and agencies in the state not to use govern­ment funds to buy media space to congratulate him on his 56th birthday coming up on July 8. The governor, who handed down the order while ... Read More »

APC Govs Resolve NASS Leadership Crisis

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The leadership cri­sis rocking the National Assem­bly has been declared over by All Progressives Congress (APC) gover­nors. Speaking after a mara­thon meeting on Friday between the governors and all the parties involved in the National Assembly crisis, Imo State Gover­nor and Chairman of APC Governors’ Forum Rochas Okorocha, said the ... Read More »

Don’t Politicise Crime Fighting, Wike Charges New Rivers CP

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has charged the new Police Commis­sioner in the state, Mr. Chris Ezike, to inten­sify the fight against kidnapping, robbery and cultism. He gave the charge yesterday when he received the new Police Commissioner at Government House, Port Harcourt. The governor noted that armed robbery, ... Read More »

Uche Jombo Rodriguez Shows Off Post Baby Bod

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Uche Jombo who is still in the US shared these beautiful photos of herself and family. Source: LIB Read More »

Majek Fashek Was The Best Husband Any Woman Could Ever Dream Of – Wife

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In the last 2 weeks, we’ve steadily brought you reports of how a former dancer of iconic Nigerian musician, Majek Fashek is teaming up with his family to try and save the singer who has become a shadow of his former self in all ways. Monica Omorodion Swaida, his former ... Read More »

We May Negotiate With Boko Haram If They’re Willing – Presidency

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The Federal Government has declared its willingness to come to the negotiation table with the Boko Haram sect in order to find a lasting solution to the security crisis in the country, if the group is willing. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, ... Read More »

Ekiti PDP Chieftain Rejects Fayose’s “Demeaning” Appointment

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A prominent leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State and former member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Dayo Okondo, has rejected his appointment as a member of the Governing Council of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti by Governor Ayo Fayose. Okondo said the appointment ... Read More »

PDP Grieved By Borno Attacks, Stands With Buhari On Moves To End Insurgency

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The Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, on behalf of members of the party nationwide, condemned continued terror attacks, particularly the mindless killing of over 145 Nigerians in Borno state on Thursday. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, on ... Read More »

President Buhari Needs Your Support To Succeed, Wife Tells Nigerians

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Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday appealed to all Nigerians to support the All Progressives Congress-led federal government to move the country forward. Speaking at the breaking of Ramadan fast she organised for the less-privileged at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Abuja, Mrs. ... Read More »

Kwankwaso Denies House Arrest Rumours, Invitation By EFCC

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Former Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso, has declared that he is not under house arrest nor has he ever been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over any allegation bordering on fraud as widely reported in the media. Kwankwaso also noted that at no time was ... Read More »

Ambode To Rehabilitate, Provide Welfare Support For Abandoned Mum Of 3 Set of Twins

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Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi has directed his deputy, Dr. Mrs. Oluranti Adebule to immediate rehabilitate and provide welfare assistance to Mrs. Ruth Uche, the mother of three set of twins whose husband absconded from their home in Agege, Lagos. This was contained in a statement signed by the Governors ... Read More »

Buhari Urges APC Lawmakers, Members To Respect Party Supremacy

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the All Progressives Congress members in the National Assembly to accept the supremacy of the party in order to allow democracy work in the country. He made the appeal in his opening remarks at the National Executive Committee meeting of the party held at its ... Read More »

Why CBN Won’t Devalue The Naira

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Friday, disclosed insisted it will not devalue the naira in order to safeguard the Nigerian economy from the shocks and negative impact the depreciation will have. In a statement signed by Director, Corporate Communications, Mr. Ibrahim Mu’azu, in reaction to an article in the Economist ... Read More »

Tinubu, Akande Boycotts APC NEC Meeting Where Party Made Peace Over National Assembly Elections

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For a man who worked tirelessly to ensure an opposition party takes power at the centre to stay away from a crucial National Executive Council meeting is unusual, especially considering the fact that he had always been part of such high level meetings. However, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu was conspicuously ... Read More »

Buhari Urges Muslims To Condemn Boko Haram

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged the Muslim community to make a strong statements that would condemn the activities of insurgents who kill around the world in the name of Islam. Buhari spoke following the killing of about 150 men, women and children in Kukawa, Borno state on Thursday and also ... Read More »

Osun NLC Warns Aregbesola Against Cutting Workers’ Salaries By Half

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Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), in Osun, Mr Jacob Adekomi, said the union would resist any attempt by the State Government to reduce workers’ salaries by 50 percent. Speaking after an emergency meeting of the union in Osogbo today, Adekomi noted that the government had concluded plans to ... Read More »

Saraki Reiterates The Senate’s Commitment To Buhari, APC’s Success

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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has reiterated the commitment of the 8th Senate to the success of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in its efforts to change the situation of things in Nigeria for the better. “I want to reassure you that all of ... Read More »

Bahrain Tightens Security Amid ISIL Threats

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Bahrain is beefing up security measures around the country’s mosques over threats made by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, the interior ministry said. Aljazeera reports: The measures were taken after a suicide attack on a Shia mosque in neighbouring Kuwait last week, in which an ... Read More »