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  • BAYELSA Appropriation

    Bayelsa Assembly passes 2018 Appropriation Bill

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 appropriation Bill put at N318 billion with an increment of N21.78bn from the N295 billion presented by the State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson on the 22nd December, 2017. Speaker of the Bayelsa Assembly, Hon. Kombowei Benson, while speaking on what transpired at…

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  • SGF counsels EFCC on how to tackle corruption

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, has advised the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC) on how to tackle corruption. He told the Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, and his management team, who were in his office on a courtesy call, to devise “mechanisms for tackling institutional corruption…

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  • OSINBAJO

    Osinbajo launches Nigerian Economic Diplomacy Initiative

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye and Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, launched the Nigerian Economic Diplomacy Initiative (NEDI), saying that the initiative was of monumental importance to the nation’s foreign policy and economy. The Vice President said the launch of NEDI was a convergence of Nigeria’s global reach and influence with the tremendous opportunities…

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  • ATBU Accredits

    NUC accredits 21 courses for ATBU Bauchi

    Paul Orude, Bauchi The Nigerian University Commission (NUC) has accredited 21 programmes of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, a third Generation University established in 1980. A press release signed by the Director of Public Relations of ATBU, Dr. Andee Iheme, and made available to Daily Sun, in Bauchi, on Thursday, said that the…

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  • Lawmakers call for an end to killings in Southern Kaduna

    Sola Ojo, Kaduna Member representing Jema’a/Sanga Federal Constituency, Nicholas Garba and his counterpart from Jema’a in Kaduna State House of Assembly, Labari Shelley Tella, have made a strong appeal to the Kaduna State Government and security agents to end the killings in the southern part of the Nigerian state. The lawmakers, who were reacting separately…

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  • General Elections: Security agencies, INEC, parties parley for peace in Gombe

    Ali Abare, Gombe Ahead of activities leading up to the Nigerian General Elections of 2019, security agencies in Gombe State met with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and representatives of political parties towards sustaining peace in the state. The meeting, called at the instance of State Commissioner of Police Shina Olukolu, held on Friday…

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  • Ekiti 2018: SDP adopts ex-dep. gov. as consensus candidate

    Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti As part of the ways to ward off internal crisis in the Social Democratic Party (SDP) that is fast becoming a potent force in Ekiti State, leadership of the party have adopted former Deputy Governor, Mr. Bisi Omoyeni as the consensus candidate of the party for the July 14 governorship election. They…

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  • ERGP to create 570, 600 jobs, says Udoma

    Okwe Obi, Abuja Minister of Budget and National planning, Sen Udoma Udo Udoma, yesterday, said the Economic and Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP), when completed would create 570,600 jobs. He also said that inter-agency bottlenecks, which is one of the cardinal objectives of the lab would be resolved. Udoma stated this at the Economic Recovery and…

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  • RECALL Melaye

    Melaye begs Supreme Court to stop INEC’s recall process

    Sen. Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, has prayed the Supreme Court to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), from going ahead with the process for his recall. The embattled federal lawmaker, through his lead counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), raised seven grounds of appeal, where he urged the apex court to…

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  • Kalu OONI Ife

    Orji Uzor Kalu visits Ooni of Ife, advocates support for Buhari

    Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari to clinch a second tenure mandate in the 2019 general elections. Kalu made the call Friday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, as a part of his ongoing…

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