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  • Bill to allow married women choose origin passes second reading

    NAN A bill for an Act to amend Federal Character Commission (FCC) Act to give married women the option to choose indigenehip and other related matters passed second reading at the House of Representatives on Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Edward Pwajok (Plateau-APC) seeks to address the issue of indigeneship of married women in…

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  • Resign now, Benue Assembly tells Defense Minister

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State House of Assembly has called on the Minister of Defense, Mansur Dan Ali, to immediately resign from his position. The offense of the minister was allegedly blaming the killing of over 73 indigenes of the state by people suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on the anti-open grazing law enacted…

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  • Delta approves more roads for construction, rehabilitation

    Paul Osuyi, Asaba The Delta State Government has approved the construction of more roads across the three senatorial districts of the state to fulfill it electioneering campaign promises to the people of the state. Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, disclosed this in a post executive council meeting press briefing in Asaba. According to Ukah,…

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  • 2019: Nasarawa stakeholders adopt dep. gov. to succeed Al-Makura

    Linus Oota, Lafia Stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in Nasarawa south senatorial district, have adopted deputy governor Silas Ali Agara, as the only candidate to sustain the legacies of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura. The deputy governor received the endorsement, in Awe, Obi and Keana local government areas of the southern senatorial  zone of…

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  • Obudu Ranch workers down tools over salary, death benefit arrears

    Judex Okoro, Calabar The Obudu Mountain Resort branch of the National Union of Hotels and Personnel Service Workers have down tools over non-payment of eight months’ salary arrears and other benefits. The union has, therefore, called Governor Ben Ayade to intervene urgently, boasting that it would shut down the entire resort within seven days if…

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  • Lagos: Opposition parties vow to unseat APC

    NAN | Some opposition political parties on Wednesday said that they would take advantage of their grassroots strength to capture Lagos State in the 2019 general elections. Leaders of Labour Party, KOWA and Green Party, stated this in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. They said that they were currently mobilising…

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  • Senate to investigate low remittance by JAMB prior to 2016

    NAN The Senate on Wednesday, January 31, resolved to investigate the low remittance by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) into the federation account before 2016. The resolution was sequel to the adoption of a motion under matter of urgent public importance, moved by Sen. Dino Melaye. Moving the motion, Melaye said that JAMB…

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  • FG to save N120b through civil service reforms

    Judex Okoro, Calabar Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said that the on-going reforms being carried out by the Federal Government would save the country over N120 billion over the next three years. The reform is being carried out through the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation…

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  • 2019: Secondus expresses fear over INEC’s ability to conduct free, fair election

    The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, on Wednesday, expressed his reservations whether the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct free and fair election in 2019. Secondus, who spoke when the United Nations assessment team paid the party a courtesy call, in Abuja, said that what President Muhammadu Buhari-led All…

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  • Absence of Fani-Kayode stalls fraud trial

    Lukman Olabiyi | The trial of Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, over an alleged N4.9 billion fraud before the Federal High Court in Lagos was stalled yesterday due to his absence of the defendant. EFCC had re-arraigned Fani-Kayode and Senator Nenadi Usman and one Danjuma Yusuf and a company, Joint Trust Dimensions Limited before, Justice Rilwan…

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