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INEC Unveils New Timetable for Melaye’s Recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released another timetable for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district. Augusta C. Ogakwu, the commission’s secretary, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday revealing that the recall process will commence on October 3, 2017, with the notice of verification. The last day for the submission…

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Benedict Peters Aiteo Group Denies Bribing Diezani with England Property for NNPC Contracts

Oil and gas company, Aiteo Group has denied the report that its Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, Mr Benedict Peters, bought property in England and luxury furnishings for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke in return for contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Stating that the interaction between it and the…

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Photo News! Osinbajo Hosts UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, IDS Priti Patel & More

H.E. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN in a handshake with Hon. Boris Johnson UK Foreign Secretary and Hon. Priti Patel UK International Development Secretary His Excellency Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN has received a delegation of the UK Government led by Hon. Boris Johnson UK Foreign Secretary,  Hon. Priti Patel UK International Development Secretary and Amb. Paul Arwkright…

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Missing $20bn: Saraki Didn’t Sign Report Absolving Diezani – Aide

An aide to the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has debunked a report insinuating that Saraki signed a report absolving former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison Madueke of missing $20 billion. Mr Bamikole Omishore, Special Assistant on New Media to Saraki, told our correspondent that the report published by Sahara Reporters was false and malicious. Mr…

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Osinbajo Asks APC Governors to Work Harder

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured Nigerians that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government will surely deliver on its promises to Nigerians despite numerous challenges facing the economy and the country. He spoke in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state, on Tuesday  at the conclusion of a Federal Government- Progressives Governors’ Forum parley. Osinbajo urged…

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Just In! Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Swears in New Ministers| Photos!

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has today, sworn-in two new ministers. The ministers Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State were sworn-in during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting at the Council Chamber, State House, Abuja.   See photos below: Photo Credit: Sesan Adeboyejo Leave your views in the comment box below.…

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Photo News: Acting President Osinbajo Hosts Outgoing Spain Ambassador Sebastian de Erice

  H.E. Alfonso Barnuevo Sebastian de Erice, outgoing Ambassador of Spain, H.E. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama The outgoing Ambassador of Spain, H.E. Alfonso Barnuevo Sebastian de Erice paid a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN in his office, State House The visit which served as…

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Governor Okorocha to Run for President if 10Million Nigerians Endorse Him & Buhari Doesn’t Re-Contest

Imo state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has revealed that he would be contesting the 2019 presidential election but on two conditions. They are: if President Muhammadu Buhari declines to seek a re-election and if 10 million Nigerians endorse him. Okorocha gave the statement in Owerri, the Imo State capital, when he addressed a youth delegation…

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Osinbajo, Borno Governor, Service Chiefs Meet Behind Closed Doors

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo met behind closed doors with the Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima and service chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting started at about 6:00 p.m. at the Vice President’s conference room. Those at the meeting included the Minister of Defense, Mansur Dan-Ali, Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Gabriel Abayomi Olonishakin, the Chief…

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