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Politics

Buhari’s Cabinet: Amaechi, Aregbesola, Dingyadi, others take oath of allegance

The eighth batch of five Ministers Designate that took oaths before President Muhammadu Buhari In Aso Rock on Wednesday are Osun- Rauf Aregbesola, Oyo- Sunday Dare , Plateau- Paulen Talen , Rivers- Rotimi Amaechi and Sokoto- Maigarai Dingyadi

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Just In: Swearing-in of new Ministers begins

President Muhammadu Buhari has commenced the swearing-in of his Ministers. The Ministers are being sworn-in in batches. Mohammed Adamu, Uche Ogar, Sharon Ikeazor, Godswill Akpabio, Sharon Ikeazor and Chris Ngige were led into taking the oath of office by Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This followed the reading of their citation by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, ...

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Lagos Cabinet: Why Joe Igbokwe should have been made a full-fledged Commissioner- Analyst

A Public Affairs Analysts, Ayo Akinfe has said that Joe Igbokwe should have been made a full-fledged Commissioner where he can considerably depoly his wealth of experience as Lagos Government aspires to give the state a megacity status. Akinfe’s artcle, published in NigerianWatch reads: “Over the last 24 hours or so, Joe Igbokwe has been subjected to a lot of ...

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INEC Server: Atiku says no cause for alarm over Supreme Court ruling

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no cause for alarm over the Supreme Court’s ruling dismissing his claims to inspect INEC server. Atiku, who addressed a news conference through his lead counsel, Eyitayo Jegede SAN, after Tuesday’s proceedings, said that the decision was anticipated and that proactive action had been taken ...

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Sowore received millions of dollars to topple Buhari’s govt, DSS alleges

The Department of State Services, DSS has accused  the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, of meeting with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. According to Punch, DSS made this claim in a fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja. DSS also alleged in ...

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Guber Polls: INEC commences distribution of 219,935 uncollected PVCs in Bayelsa, Kogi Sept 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will commence the distribution of 219,935 uncollected Personal Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bayelsa and Kogi on Sept. 2 preparatory to governorship elections in the states The commission announced  this in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee on Tuesday in Abuja. Okoye said that  total number ...

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Three policemen killed as robbers attack convoy of Nasarawa Dep Gov

Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked the convoy of Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, killing three policemen and a civilian. Akabe was on his way to Abuja on an official engagement when the convoy ran into the robbers who were operating few kilometres away from Akwanga at about 6pm. ASP Usman Samaila, Police Public Relations Officer of the ...

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Buhari appoints heads of FG agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of four Federal Government agencies. A statement by the president’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday, said Sen. Basheer Garba Mohammed was appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. Mohammed replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk, a minister-designate from Zamfara. According to the statement, Dr Chioma ...

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#RevolutionNow: Effort to get Sowore released meets brickwall

A Federal High Court in Lagos has refuses order the release of Omoyele Sowore and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest. Justice Nicholas Oweibo, said he needed to first hear from the Federal Government, Department of State Services (DSS) and the Inspector-General of Police (IGP). He ordered the DSS and IGP to appear before him on ...

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Behold, new Lagos Commisioners, Special Advisers with their portfolios

Commissioner for Finance Rabiu according to his twitter and Linkedln handle profile is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Experienced Chief Audit Executive, Adjunct Professor and Authorised Trainer of The ACFE in West Africa, an anti-fraud organisation and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo Commissioner for Education According to The Nation, Folashade is an educationist with more than ...

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