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Lagos APC officially receives Adiukwu-Bakare & Other Defectors From

  The Lagos Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Tunde Balogun, on Tuesday, 18th of September, said the recent defections of bigwigs of other parties to the APC was a measure of the growing confidence in the party. Balogun made the statement in Ikeja, at the official reception for an ex-Peoples Democratic Party bigwig,…

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Lagos APC Picks Salvador, Pedro, Five Others To Screen Aspirants For October 4th State Primary

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has set up a seven-man committee to screen aspirants for the October 4 state assembly primary. It was reported that the state Chairman of the party, Alhaji Tunde Balogun, inaugurated the committee on Tuesday, 18th of September, at the ACME road secretariat of the party. Members…

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I Will Continue To Be Fair & Unbiased In Appointment – Buhari Responds to Biased Allegations

Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari said he will continue to ensure equitable and fair distribution of appointments among the 36 states of the federation without being bias in response to criticism on his appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as DSS and Zainab Ahmed as Finance Minister. Buhari, since assumption in office in 2015, has come under criticism from…

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CBN Sets Up Campaign To Rid The Country Of Dirty Notes & Make Lower Denominations Available

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stepped up the campaign to rid the country of dirty notes, make lower denominations available and stem the tide of racketeering in new notes, as it approved a disbursement to traders at the Tejuosho Ultra-modern Market, in Lagos. The lower denominations approved by the management of CBN for…

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Insurgency! Buratai Tells Troops To Be Aggressive & Decisive With Armed Bandits, Criminal Elements

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged troops of `Operation Safe Haven’ to be aggressive and decisive in dealing with armed bandits and other criminal elements operating in Plateau State. Buratai said a situation whereby innocent citizens were waylaid, abducted and killed indiscriminately should no longer be tolerated. He charged at a demonstration…

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South Africa Legalises Private Use Of Marijuana

South Africa’s Constitutional Court legalised the private use of marijuana on Tuesday, 18th of September. The ruling came after a provincial high court in 2017 found out that the use of cannabis in private space should be allowed because laws against it were inconsistent with the country’s constitution. The state appealed to the Constitutional Court, which…

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Court Orders Arrest Of Senator Uzodinma For Issuing A N200 Million Dud Cheque

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, 18th of September issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Senator Hope Uzodinma, accused of issuing N200 million dud cheque.‎ Uzodinma, a serving senator representing Imo-West, along with Smiec Engineering and Chemical Construction Company, Niger Global Engineering and Technical Company, were charged with alleged issuance of…

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2019 Election! Ribadu, Saraki & Bafarawa Disagree Over Buhari​’s Presidential Performance

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and an ex-Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, on Monday, 17th Semptember, differed on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ribadu, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said he would not contest against…

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