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Gov Ortom’s request to have 26 Special Advisers approved

The Benue House of Assembly has given Gov Samuel Ortom’s the go ahead to appoint 26 Special Advisers. The legislators approved the request on the floor of the House during plenary on Tuesday. Earlier, the Speaker, Mr Titus Uba, had read a correspondence from the office of the Secretary to the State Government seeking the approval and drawing the legislators’ ...

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Carry everyone along irrespective of party affliations, rep urges Gbajabiamila, others

Rep. Olajide Olatubosun (APC-Oyo State) has called on the 9th leadership of the House of Representatives to be carrying all lawmakers along irrespective of their political affiliations. Olatubosun, who had indicated his intention to run for the position of Speaker of the Ninth House and campaigned alongside others, made the call in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday ...

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Kogi Gov Poll: APC leaders reject Yahyah Bello, endorse ex-naval chief, Usman Jubril

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi West Senatorial district have endorsed the governorship aspiration of the former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jubril  (retd). According to TheNation, this followed the report of the screening committee set up by elders and leaders of the APC in the area, who described the former naval chief as the ...

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2019 Elections: Why INEC did not use server- Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has attributed late release of budget by the Federal Government to non-deployment of servers for the 2019 general elections. This was disclosed by INEC’s National Commissioner in Osun State, Solomon Soyebi. Soyebi added that the commission once experimented the electronic transmission of results but that did not haooen in the 2019 general elections. According ...

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Akeredolu fires three Commissioners, nominates five for confirmation

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has relieved three of his commissioners of their duties and subsequently nominated five other people as commissioner designates. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure on Tuesday by Mr Olusegun Ajiboye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. The statement gave the names of the nominated commissioner desgninates as ...

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Buhari is uncompromising in war against corruption- Group

President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption has been described as not only fruitful but key to ending poverty in Nigeria. Chief Ugochukwu Nnam, President of Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), stated this in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. Nnam said that war against corruption could only be won with the collective cooperation of all stakeholders, ...

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2019 post election review will have good effect on future elections- INEC

Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, the INEC National Commissioner supervising Edo, Baylesa and Rivers says 2019 post election review is beneficial as it will have great positive effect for future elections in the country. Mbu made the electoral umpire’s opinion during the post-election review of the 2019 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt on Monday. She said ...

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9th Senate: Present presiding officers will be servant leaders, Omo-Agege pledges

Six days after his election as Deputy Senate President of the 9th Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege has promised Nigerians that the present leadership of the Senate would be servant leaders to their colleagues. Omo-Agege, who spoke on Monday when the Senate Press Corps paid him a congratulatory visit at his residence in Abuja, said all that transpired in the 8th ...

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Gov Sanwo-Olu tasks Lagos residents on full compliance with laws

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked Lagosians on the need to ensure full compliance with existing laws and regulations in the state. Sanwo-Olu harped on compliance with laws while briefing newsmen at the Lagos House, Alausa, shortly after a meeting with security chiefs in the state. He said that his administration would be rolling out sensitisation campaigns to ...

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Police arraign whistleblower for allegedly giving false information on Taraba Governor

The police on Monday arraigned one Usman Ajuji, at Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly giving false information on Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba. Ajuji, a Chief Inspector of Prison, with the Yobe Command, is charged with giving false information with intent to mislead a public officer. The prosecutor, Celestine Okpong told the court that on June 7, the defendant informed ...

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