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LASG To Commence Construction Of Flyover Bridge In Ajah & Abule-Egba

1Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos State Government has approved the construction of flyover bridges for two of the state’s high-density traffic zones; Ajah roundabout and Abule-Egba Junction, The Guardian reports. In a statement issued by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde on Sunday, December 13, the two major projects were approved by the…

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Newly Appointed Jos LG Chairman Dies Two Days After Swearing-In

Dr. Hosea Azi, the newly sworn-in Chairman of Jos-East Local Government, Plateau State, is dead. Azi who was sworn in on Friday, 11th December, was involved in a fatal motor accident on Sunday, 13th December at Garaku, Nasarawa State. Plateau State Governor, Simon Dalong, in a press statement described the Chairman elect’s death as “very…

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History Is Made In Saudi Arabia As First Ever Elected Female Politicians Emerge

 A woman casts her ballot in Jeddah  About 18 women have been reported to have won seats in Saudi Arabia’s municipal polls, the country’s first-ever elections open to female voters and candidates. According to AlJazeera, the elections held on Saturday, 12th December, was hailed by many as historic, as it saw an average turnout of voters…

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Jonathan Instructed Me To Give Out N10bn To PDP Delegates– Dasuki

Embattled former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has revealed that he handed over to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs, Waripamowei Dudafa and the Aide-de-Camp the N10bn given to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, nomination convention delegates, the Nation reports. According to reports by THEWILL, Dasuki stressed that he had…

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Kaduna Music Festival Ends In Violence As Speaker Shagali Gave Closing Remarks

Several people were injured on Sunday as the Kaduna Music Festival ended in violence. Police fired teargas and shot into the air as some attendees engaged security operatives in a scuffle at the event organised by the Kaduna State Government. According to Premium Times, the violence started as the Speaker of the Kaduna State House…

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Buhari Acknowledges Musicians’ Contributions To APC Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Kaduna formally expressed his gratitude and that of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the tremendous contributions artistes made to the party’s victory in this year’s general elections. Declaring the Kaduna Music Festival (KADAMFEST) open, President Buhari said that the story of the 2015 elections could not be honestly told…

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ArmsGate: 4 Newspapers Deny Receiving Funds Dasuki Paid ThisDay’s Obaigbena

A few days ago, we brought you a report on Chairman of ThisDay Newspaper, Mr. Nduka Obaigbena, who wrote to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) explaining why the Office of the National Security Adviser paid N670 million to his company.(Click here incase you missed that report) Fresh developments now reveal that at least…

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Buhari Conferred With A Honourary Doctorate Degree Of Letters At The Kaduna State University

President Muhammadu Buhariwas conferred a Honourary Doctorate Degreeof Letterstodayat the Kaduna State University. Speaking at the 2nd Convocation ceremony of the university which had “Entrepreneurship for Development” as its theme, President Buhari pledged that his administration will give the fullest possible support to all efforts to create more jobs through the reorientation of Nigerian youth…

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