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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Anambra needs over 4,000 policemen for governorship election – DCP

Additional 17,580 policemen are needed in Anambra state to ensure that the November 18 governorship election is conducted peacefully. Mike Okoli, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in the State Police Command made this known in Abuja while addressing a civil society programme — ‘The Situation Room,’ a forum where civil society organisations engage government representatives on issues affecting the ...

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Tinubu finally speaks: I have suffered a grave loss that no parent would like to bear

Bola Tinubu, former Lagos Governor and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has finally found his voice. This is coming just two days after the death of his first son, Jide. Tinubu in a statement by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, said his son’s death is a reminder that “none of us knows when our last day shall be”. ...

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We are not happy about the implementation of 2017 Budget – Senate Leader

Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday reaffirmed the National Assembly’s support for the Executive arm of government on ensuring an appreciable implementation of the 2017 Budget. However, Lawan expressed reservation on how the 2017 Budget has been implemented so far. The Senate Joint Committee on Finance and Appropriations had on October 3 frowned at the poor implementation of the 2017 ...

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All we want from Jibrin is a simple sorry and he’s back with us – Reps

Apologise and resume work. That is the condition for the re-admission of the suspended member of the House of Representatives, Adulmumini Jibrin. Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC) said this while briefing journalists in Abuja on Thursday. He added that Jibrin had repeatedly said he won’t comply with that condition. He was suspended for 180 legislative days ...

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If Buhari will lead the ship in 2019, it must be democratically done – Okorocha

  Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has  added his voice to the growing discussion that there is no automatic candidate in All Progressives Congress (APC). To clear any doubt, he added that if President Muhammadu Buhari wants to contest, it would be through the provisions of the constitution. The Imo Governor insisted in Abuja on Thursday while speaking with State House ...

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Lagos appoints Secretaries, Supervisors for local government areas

The Lagos State Government has appointed new secretaries and supervisors. The new appointees will work with their respective LG Chairmen in all the 20 local governments and 37 local council development areas in the state. The appointments were done according to the law, specifically the Lagos State’s Local Government Administration Law and the Guidelines for Administrative Procedures for Local Government ...

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Saraki to Tinubu: Everyone in the Senate is deeply saddened by your son’s death

The Nigerian Senate has also commensurate with the Tinubu family on the death of their son, Jide. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki said on his Facebook page that everyone in the Senate  is deeply saddened by the death of a son of former Senator and political leader in the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. Jide, according to post was a ...

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2019: Orji-Kalu denies interest in Presidency, says jobless politicians behind posters

  Against the backdrop of speculations about his interest in the 2019 Presidential Election, former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor-kalu, has denied looking in that direction. He said posters circulating across the country and indicating his desire to contest the 2019 Presidential election on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), must be the work of those against the party. The ...

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2018 Budget proposal: Buhari set to address a joint session of National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly that he will  present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the joint sitting on Tuesday, November 7. Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara read the letter at plenary on Thursday. In the letter, the President requested to present the Budget at 2 o’clock on Tuesday, and the  House approved of the appointment. Members ...

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