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You must fulfil your campaign promises to Badagry Division, lawmaker tells Sanwo-Olu

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, has urged the state Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fulfil promises made to the Badagry division during electioneering. Akande, representing Ojo Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, made the appeal in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Lagos. He urged Sanwo-Olu to prioritise massive ...

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Buhari’s successor will come from South West- Afenifere

The Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, in Ekiti State, has disclosed  that the next President of Nigeria would come from the Yoruba nation. The Ekiti State Coordinator of ARG, Bunmi Awotiku, made this intimation when he spoke with newsmen in Ado-Ekiti. According to him, the body would play a significant role in rallying the Yoruba nation for the realisation of the ...

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Analyst to Buhari: Look beyond APC in appointing cabinet members

Mr Jude Nnadi, a political analyst has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look beyond the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in selecting his next cabinet members in order to move the country to the next level. Nnadi disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka on Monday. He said the president should look for the ...

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Easter: Nigeria will overcome its challenges just as Jesus overcame death- Presidency

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has expressed optimism that Nigeria would overcome its problems just as Jesus overcame death. Adeshina said this on Sunday at the Easter Concert of the Apostolic Faith West Africa entitled “Christ the King” held at the church’s National Headquarters in Lagos. According to him, “the message of ...

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2023 Presidency Rumour: I have no secret agenda in supporting Buhari, APC- Tinubu

An All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, says his focus is to assist President Muhammadu Buhari develop, refine and implement a progressive agenda to flourish the economy and make Nigerians prosper. Tinubu said this in a statement titled ‘Tinubu Focusing on the Issues of Today: “Tomorrow is the Master of Itself”, released on Sunday by his Media ...

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NASS Leadership: Group demands open ballot system for election

Sustainable Democracy Agenda (SUDA), a political group, has called for open balloting during the election of presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly. Convener of the group, Malam Ibrahim Usman, stated this in a statement made available to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. Usman alleged that SUDA had uncovered plot by some principal officers of the present 8th Assembly to ...

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Pat Utomi: Politicians who spend more than 12 years in public service are parasites

All Progressive Congress, APC chieftain in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described as social parasites politicians who spend more than 12 consecutive years in public offices. The professor of political economy made this disclosure when he featured in an interview that aired on ARISE TV on Saturday. His words, “I despise people who live on politics. I think that ...

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Sanwo-Olu unveils inauguration committee ahead of May 29

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has unveiled an inauguration committee that will usher in his administration on May 29. Mr Sanwo-Olu, alongside his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, presented the committee members at his campaign office on Awolowo Road in Ikoyi. A statement signed by his media officer, Gboyega Akosile said the committee is chaired by the Director-General of Babajide ...

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Speakership of Reps: Northern group opposes adoption of Gbajabiamila

A northern group, the Arewa Youth Awareness Forum (AYAF) has expressed its displeasure to the decision of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to adopt Femi Gbajabiamila as the next speaker of the House of Representatives. The group in a statement signed by its chairman, vice chairman and Secretary-General – Mohammed Sani-Kabir, Salisu Abdurrahaman and Ben Alege, respectively, said the endorsement ...

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NJC approves appointment of Tanko as Acting CJN for three months

The National Judicial Council has approved the request of Preisent Muhammadu Buhari for the extension of appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria for another three months. The decision which is contained in a statement, issued by Mr Soji Oye, Director, Information of NJC, said the decision was taken on at the 88th Council Meeting. “The ...

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