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The Economist Calls Goodluck Jonathan an ‘Ineffectual Buffoon’, Says Buhari Is Repeating His Past Mistakes

  International news medium, The Economist has labelled former President, Goodluck Jonathan an ‘Ineffectual Buffoon’ who let politicians and their cronies fill their pockets with impunity thus allowing corruption flourish under his watch. It also stated that President Muhammadu Buhari was repeating an economic error he made as dictator 30 years ago for refusing to…

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WAEC Sanction 30 Schools In Lagos For Exam Malpractices

  The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has sanctioned 30 secondary schools in Lagos State over alleged involvement in examination malpractices at the May/June 2015 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). Meanwhile, the Lagos State Government has concluded plans to shut any private school operating illegally in the state, saying “of the 11, 000 private schools in…

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Indigenes Drag FG To ECOWAS Court Over Newly Sworn-In Kogi Governor

  24 hours after the swearing in ceremony of Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello without a deputy, a group of concerned indigenes have approached the ECOWAS Court of Justice seeking to nullify the election in which Bello was declared a winner. According to lawyer, James Ezike, the inauguration of Bello as governor is an aberration…

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Tompolo Backtracks, To Appear In Court At ‘Appropriate Time’

  Ex-Niger Delta militant, Government Ekpumupolo, better known as Tompolo, yesterday, said he will appear before the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, which issued a bench warrant for his arrest, January 14, but “at the appropriate time”, reports Vanguard. The bench warrant followed a motion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which…

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Photos: President Buhari Joins Kenyan & Somalian Presidents At Interdenominational Prayers For Slain Kenyan Soldiers

  President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Kenya on a 3-day visit to the country after which he leaves for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the summit of Africa Union of leaders. On his first day in Kenya, the President alongside his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta and other dignitaries participated in the memorial service for Kenyan…

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Photos: Fashola On Inspection, Verification Tour Of Ministry Of Power, Works And Housing Projects In North Central

  Nigeria’s minister of Power, as well as works and housing Babatunde Raji Fashola on Monday, 25th January 2016 went on an inspection, verification and fact-finding tour of the ministry’s projects in the North Central Zone as part of the nationwide tour of projects.   See more photos below!    Hon. Minister of Power, Works…

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Judge Varies Metuh’s Bail Conditions As Witness Reveals N400m Was Indeed Paid Into His Account

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja has relaxed the conditions for sureties that must be presented by the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, before he can be released on bail, but stressed that other conditions for bail must be met before Metuh can be…

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Yahaya Bello Sworn In As Kogi Governor Without Deputy, Becomes Youngest Governor In The Country

Forty-year old businessman-turned-politician, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday made history by being inaugurated in Kogi State as the youngest governor in the country. He succeeds Capt. Idris Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who failed in his bid to return to the Government House in Lokoja for second term. The oath of office was…

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Must Read: Obasanjo Writes Saraki, Dogara, Chides Them For Planning To Spend Billions On Cars

 Olusegun Obasanjo  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has never been one to mince words. He recently wrote Senate President Bukola Saraki and Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara expressing displeasure at the way they’re going about certain things in the National Assembly. See his letter below! January 13, 2016 Distinguished Senator Bukola Saraki,…

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