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Monthly Archives: September 2020

FEC: Buhari’s govt projects N13.08 trillion budget for 2021

The Federal Government, during the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N13.08 trillion budget for the 2021 fiscal year. Making this known to State House Correspondents after the weekly virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, also said the oil benchmark has been pegged at $40 ...

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Ondo: “ZLP’s Ajayi stands a chance, but Akeredolu will manipulate- Prophet

The leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has reacted to the outcome of the last Edo gubernatorial election and the upcoming governorship election in Ondo. The cleric warned the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the last governorship election, Ize-Iyamu not to drag the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki to court. He said, “APC and ...

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Ondo 2020: Ndigbo group declares support for Akeredolu

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), pan-Igbo socio-political organisation has declared support Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo for a second term in office. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has scheduled Ondo Governorship Election to hold on Saturday, Oct. 10. The President of the group, Mr Augustine Chukwudum, told newsmen in Enugu that the endorsement was reached after NUF’s tour to ...

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US 2020: Drama as Trump, Biden engage in verbal attacks during debate

US President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday engaged chaotic in verbal attacks in  the first presidential debate The 90-minute encounter was characterised by frequent interruptions, mostly from Trump, and insults, with Biden calling the President a clown. Fox News anchor and moderator of the night, Chris Wallace, had a hard time controlling both candidates, who ...

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Oyo APC Stakeholders express optimism in ongoing reconciliation process

All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo Federal Constituency says it hopes for positive outcome in the ongoing reconciliation process in the state chapter of the party. This is contained in a communique issued after their meeting held in Oyo and signed by a member of the party’s Elders’ Advisory Council, Mr Idris Adeoye. The communique, made available to newsmen on ...

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Ondo 2020: “You don’t have monopoly of violence,” Jegede warns APC

As Ondo governorship election is around the corner,  the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , Eyitayo Jegede,.has issued warning to the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it does not have monopoly of violence. He urged the Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to warn his men to abide by the rules and not to serve as agents of ...

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Lagos 2023: Former Commissioner declares intention to contest governorship position

A frontline politician in Lagos and  former Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef,, has declared his intention to contest for office of the Governor of Lagos State in the 2023 election. Abdul-Lateef made the declaration during the inauguration of “Iyepe 2023 We Fit Do Am” project, a movement meant to create political awareness among Lagosians. “There is apathy in ...

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Edo Politics: “Don’t control gov Obaseki”, Oba of Benin warns Wike, others

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against godfatherism in Edo politics. The monarch stated this on Tuesday, when five PDP governors, Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Aminu Tanbuwal of Sokoto, Seyi Makinde of Oyo and Godwin Obaseki of Edo paid him a courtesy call. Oba Ewuare told them not ...

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Ekiti APC Crisis: Party urges members to cooperate with El-Rufai peace committee

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has enjoined leaders and members of the party in Ekiti State to cooperate with the six-man reconciliation committee set up to resolve the crisis in the chapter. The Malam Nasir El-Rufai led committee inaugurated on Monday by the Caretaker Committee Secretary, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, at the Party’s National Secretariat in Abuja includes the ...

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Ondo Guber: Panic in ZLP, APC’s camps as Obasanjo meets Mimiko

Peoples Democratic Party is not leaving any stone unturned in its bid to achieve alliance with the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) ahead of next Saturday Ondo governorship election. According to some sources, PDP governors had a meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo to talk to leader of the ZLP, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko to support Eyitayo Jegede, the governorship candidate. Obasanjo ...

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