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Members of the All Progressives Congress Caucus in the House of Representatives have dismissed the allegation that the TraderMoni empowerment programme by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is aimed at buying votes ahead of the 2019 general elections. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who is spearheading the programme, had been to major markets across the country to grant the interest-free loan of N10,000 to petty traders. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Majority...
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd left); Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi (3rd right); Managing Director/CEO, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Engr. Fidet Okhiria (2nd right); Chairman, APC Rivers State, Mr. Davies Ikanya (right); Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (left) and his counterpart for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson (2nd left), briefing journalists shortly after the Governor’s meeting with the Transport Minister at Lagos House, Alau...
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Owerri—The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, and son-in-law to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Uche Nwosu, yesterday said that nobody would be allowed to rig the forthcoming governorship election in the state.   Uche Nwosu Nwosu said this in Owerri while re-stating his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. He  added that he would not succumb to any form of blackmail in his support for Buhari. Recall Nwosu dumped the All Progressiv...
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Goodluck Jonathan has replied Garba Shehu, who earlier today claimed that the former President is to be blamed over Buhari's failure to appoint ministers on time.  We reported that Garba Shehu who appeared on a Channel's TV show, said the refusal of Jonathan’s government to cooperate with the transition committee had a negative effect on the current administration. Frank Shuaibu, special adviser on public communications to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party...
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The electrifying striker netted a stunning treble to knock out five-time defending champions Chelsea, and Neil Ryan is thrilled with his progress Manchester United’s Under-18s head coach Neil Ryan hailed Mason Greenwood a ‘match-winner’ after his stunning hat-trick in the historic FA Youth Cup win over Chelsea on Monday, but insists that the youngster has a long way to go.  Greenwood’s treble led United to a 4-3 victory which ends Chelsea’s record-equalling five-year reign as Youth Cup win...
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After the session, the Deputy Minority Leader, Mr Chukwuka Onyema, led members of the PDP caucus in the House to address journalists where he thrashed the appropriation bill. Reading from a written speech entitled, ‘2019 Budget: Yes Another Hollow Ritual,’ Onyema said, “Again, the Buhari administration has tabled another multi-trillion naira budget and, again, this hollow ritual it began in 2015 may soon be followed, as usual, with excuses for non-performance. “Again too, as it has always ...
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Starboy CEO Wizkid and Grafton record's Mr 2Kay were scheduled to host a charity concert titled "God can bless anybody" in the garden city of Port-harcourt on the 14th of december 2018 at the yakubu Gowon international stadium formerly known as Liberation Stadium. The supposed charity event was been funded by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) which allegedly gave a huge undisclosed amount of money to host the concert. Wizkid who is set to headline the event was allegedly paid a...
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The Ifo command of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun has warned that commercial drivers who pick passengers on the Lagos-Abeokuta highway risk being crushed by articulated vehicles. Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Ifo Unit Commander of FRSC, gave the warning on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota. Ibitomi noted that the warning became necessary to avoid unnecessary loss of lives on the highway. According to him, most commercial drivers on the Owode-...
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North East Are You Ready To Be Fully Atikulated? Y'all know there's an #AtikuPlan to Get Nigeria Working Again... so, Gombe, Are You Ready Ready To Welcome  @atiku ? #AtikuForGoodGovernance Nigeria Shall Be Great Again  Photos and videos of updates coming up, stay intact!!!
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Senate President Saraki Marks 56th Birthday           Three days after the 76th birthday of President Muhamamadu Buhari, Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday clocked 56. Saraki walked into a warm reception and birthday ceremony organised by members of his staff and friends in his office at the Senate. Messages of felicitation have been pouring in through the social media with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a party he joined recently tweeting: “56 Happy Chee...
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Stock market indices were weakened on Wednesday as President Muhammadu Buhari presented his government’s budget estimate for the 2019 fiscal year. In his budget christened Budget of Continuity, Mr Buhari, during the presentation to a joint session of the National Assembly, said a total of N8.83 trillion is expected to be used in the coming year.  In reaction, the stock market suffered a decline as a result of the losses posted by some large cap equities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)...
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Nigeria’s Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki has sued workers of the National Assembly for embarking on an industrial action over unpaid allowances. In a an ex-parte motion issued by the National Industrial Court of Nigeria in Abuja, and which was signed by the Assistant Chief Registrar, Hauwa Yakubu, Esq., the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara sought a restraining order stopping the workers under the Parliamentary Staff Associ...
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