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We’ll Not Touch Anybody That Did Not Touch Public Funds – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari says the inability of 27 state governments to pay monthly salaries of their workers is disgraceful to Nigeria. President Buhari stated this in Abuja on Wednesday while addressing staff of the Presidential Villa. See photos here.  He expressed dismay that in spite of the initial bailout funds given to some states,…

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Ambassadorial List: Senate Summons SGF, Minister Of Foreign Affairs Over Omissions

  The Senate on Wednesday directed Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, to appear before its Committee on Foreign Affairs over omissions and irregularities in ambassadorial nomination. Also summoned with the SGF on the issue is Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama. This directive followed a Point of Order raised…

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Fayose Dares Aisha Buhari To Travel To The US, Claims His Election Was Funded By Zenith Bank

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose is not letting up on his allegations against the wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari. In a new statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, the Governor dared Mrs Buhari to travel to the United States to prove to Nigerians that she wasn’t the Aisha Buhari mentioned…

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Pastor Enoch Adeboye Meets With UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon

  Yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye paid a courtesy call to United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, in order to explore opportunities for the UN system to leverage the influence of the RCCG and it’s leadership in facilitating inter-faith harmony and peace, creating a…

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‘Governors Can Be Investigated While In Office’ – EFCC Defends Blocking Fayose’s Account

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), on Tuesday said Governor Ayodele Fayose has no reason to complain about the commission’s decision to freeze his account with Zenith Bank. Fayose had on Monday accused the EFCC of acting illegally since he enjoys constitutionally guaranteed immunity from prosecution, as a siting governor. Read his fill statement…

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Photos: Femi Fani Kayode Returns To EFCC Custody As Judge Fails To Show Up In Court Again

  The absence of Justice Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday stalled the arraignment of the former Minister of Aviation,Femi Fani-Kayode by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports The Guardian.  The former minister, who was the Director of Media and Publicity in the campaign committee of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is…

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Court Grants Goodluck Jonathan’s Former Aide, Dudafa, N500m Bail

  A former senior special assistant on domestic affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and Iwejuo Joseph Nna (alias Taiwo A. Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah) were Tuesday admitted to bail by Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos. The accused persons had pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of concealment and…

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FG Orders Sack of Striking Resident Doctors – Here’s Why!

  The Minster of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, yesterday directed the chief medical directors and medical director of federal tertiary hospitals to fill the vacancies created by resident doctors who have “abandoned” their training programme by refusing to report for work. This directive was contained in a circular signed by the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry…

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