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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Ondo monarchs took bold step by endorsing Akeredolu- Group

A political group under the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, known as Ibi Giga Ambassadors, have hailed traditional rulers in the state for endorsing Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s second term ambition. The group described the monarchs’ decision as an uncommon and a bold step. Chairman of Ondo traditional rulers and Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Frederick Obateru Akinruntan, had last ...

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Court rejects Senator Melaye’s suit filed against NCDC Bill

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday rejected a suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, also referred to as the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Bill. In a judgment on Tuesday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear and determine issues raised in the suit ...

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774,000 Jobs: “Politicians intimidating, blackmailing me over slots,” Keyamo voices out

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has voiced out that some politicians  have started blackmailing and pressuring him into getting slots in the 774,000 jobs approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. Keyamo said this while inaugurating the states’ selection committee of the project, yesterday,. According to the notable lawyer, he will never cave in  to such intimidation. ...

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PDP Chieftain, Kassim Afegbua explains why he will never support gov Obaseki

Ex-Commissioner for Information in Edo State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Kassim Afegbua has revealed the reason why he will never support the party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in the State, Godwin Obaseki. Afegbua  said he doesn’t like the manner Obaseki became the party’s candidate. The former Commissioner said this on Monday when he ...

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Why APC members in Edo should forget the past, suppport Ize-Iyamu- Chieftain

Notable chieftain All Progressive Congress in Edo, Mr. Solomon Odemwingie, has urged members of the party to forget the past and rally around  Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Speaking in Benin, Odemwingie, said the party needed to work together and guard against throwing away the “cake you already have in hand.” Noting that Edo State will witness development if Ize-Iyamu is elected ...

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PDP urges IGP, DSS DG to stop ‘terrorism’ of APC factions in Rivers

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked security agencies to curb what is called security threats by factions of All Progressive Congress, APC in Rivers. It urged the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and the Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, to prevent a breakdown of law and order in Rivers State. The party urged ...

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APC members explained why they withdrew suit against gov Obaseki

Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, who filed a case against Governor Godwin Obaseki over alleged certificate forgery, have explained why they decided to back down. The case, suit No FHC/ABJ/CS /553/20 Edobor Williams and others VS APC & Obaseki, was withdrawn from the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the plaintiffs who are APC members. ...

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COVID-19: PDP accuses Yahaya Bello of causing ‘silent deaths’ in Kogi

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to quickly look into unchecked spread of the infection and increasing number of COVID-19 deaths in Kogi State in recent days. Speaking through it spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP said the state government has not demonstrated the required capacity to guarantee the health and safety of the ...

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Buni led-APC Caretaker Committee planning to visit Tinunu this week

The Mai Mala Buni-led All Progressives Congress Caretaker Committee and Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee is reportedly planning to visit the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The Punch learnt that this was part of the decisions taken during the inaugural meeting of the committee held at the APC national secretariat in Abuja, on Monday. The meeting, which started at ...

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Buni commences process of reconciliation, says Nigerians still trust APC- Buni

Governor of Yobe State and Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has said he would not leave any stone unturned to rebuild the  ruling party. He said the party will commence the process of true reconciliation among leaders and members of the Party at all levels. Preaching peace at the ...

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