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John Ameh, Abuja  A special session of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has begun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The meeting is primarily to fine tune the 2019 budget proposals before it will be presented to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Federal Government is proposing a total budget of N8.6trillion for 2019, a drop from the N9.12tn approved for 2018.
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PDP National Leaders meet at Government House, Port Harcourt and the PDP Campaign Office in Port Harcourt. Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Prince Uche Secondus, Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor Prof Ben Ayade , Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Governor, Engr Dave Umahi, former governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose and other leaders and governors.
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In the letter dated 6th December, 2018 and addressed to both the Senate president, Bukola Saraki and speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara which was received on December 7, President Buhari said that he would only sign the bill after the elections, just as he identified some aspects of the bill that should be corrected by the lawmakers.   President Buhari’s letter read: “Pursuant to Section 58(4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ( 1999 as amended), I hereby...
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The Arole Oduduwa & Ooni of Ife, South West Nigeria, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II will next week lead hundreds of stakeholders from the art and craft sector to the maiden edition of his TellAfrica International Art and Craft Festival (TIAF 2018). This first of its kind festival of art and craft is a three(3)-day international event slated to hold from Friday 14th to Monday 17th December 2018 at two different cities of Baltimore MD and Rockaway NY in the United States of America. ...
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Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pledged to form a government of national unity if elected into power. Trump names ex-Bush official William Barr as new attorney general The former Vice President stated this yesterday at a meeting in Abuja with leaders of the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, who earlier in the week, endorsed him as their sole Presidential candidate. A visibly elated Atiku to...
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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari will neither steal nor allow stealing in his administration. He said this on Saturday in Lagos as he commenced a door-to-door campaign for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general election. While speaking with party members from the 57 local council development areas (LCDA) in the state, Osinbajo urged them to go from house to house to tell the people about the achievements of the party after three yea...
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested nine Internet fraudsters popularly known as Yahoo-Yahoo boys, in Abuja. Suspects     The suspects were arrested by the Advance Fee Fraud Section of the Commission on November 30, 2018 through an intelligence report received on the fraudulent activities of the suspected fraudsters residing somewhere along Airport Road, as they were obviously living above their means. Operatives of the EFCC had carried out surveilla...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has bid farewell to the German conservative's Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Merkel, not seeking re-election to the post but would be staying on as chancellor for the remainder of the parliamentary term, has created an opening in the divided conservative party. The CDU meet on Friday to elect Merkel successor as party leader, a race that will put the winner as the flag bearer of the CDU come next federal election (October 2021).       Meet the...
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The Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has ruled out the possibility of voting for Nigerians in Diaspora in 2019 general elections. Dabiri-Erewa made the assertion while playing host to the Rwanda High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Stanislas Kamazi, in Abuja. She however said that the Federal Government was making necessary efforts to ensure that Nigerians in the Diaspora exercise their voting rights. “Nigerians abroad have the touch...
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PDP Leaders Assemble In Port Harcourt       Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday at the PDP Campaign Office in Port Harcourt to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 General elections. The party’s Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, Director-General of the Presidential Campaign Council, Sen. Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu attended the meeting. Also, Speaker of the House of Representatives...
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HomeParliamentary Buhari: Why I Won’t Sign Amended Electoral Bill Now By Politics Times On Dec 8, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has stated why he will not assent to the amended electoral bill now. Mr Buhari had on Friday made public his decision on the bill passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly. He declined appending his signatory to the bill sending it back to the legislative arm of government. This was made known by Ita Enang, his aide on National Assembly matters (S...
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Forget The Past, Work For Buhari, Sanwo-Olu’s Victory, Ambode Urges Epe Division …Says Lagos Stands To Gain More By Voting All APC Candidates …Lagos Gov, A Man With Large Heart - Hamzat Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday urged voters in Epe Divison to vote enmasse for candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) across board to ensure the continuation of the good works of the party both in the State and in the country at large. Governor Ambode, who spoke during a ...
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