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JUST IN: Obasanjo’s Coalition for Nigeria launched in Abuja

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s proposed political movement, Coalition for Nigeria, CN, has been launched in Abuja. The launch held Wednesday at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre. Former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors such as Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Donald Duke were in ...

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Pensioners threaten to drag Rivers govt to court over increment in pension

Pensioners in Rivers State have threatened legal action against the state government over alleged refusal to increase their pension as directed by National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, NSIWC. The retired civil servants under the aegis of the Nigeria Union ...

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Illegal charges: Senator Abe calls for investigation of banks

… As Senate summons CBN gov, banks MDs, Bankers C’ttee, others Disturbed by the excess bank charges and illegal deductions by commercial banks in the country, the Nigeria Senate, Tuesday, resolved to summoned the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, ...

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Wike commends Army, DSS for killing Don Wanney’s younger brother

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Army for the joint operation that led to the killing of Oluchi Igwedibia alias Obatosu, younger brother of Late Don Wanny. Oluchi ...

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2018 World Cup: Rohr lists condition for Enyeama to make squad

Nigeria’s Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has spoken on the chances of Lille out-of-favour goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama coming into his World Cup squad. The Franco-German gaffer said he would recall Enyeama to the team only if he is active at ...

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Why we won’t handover power to young Nigerians– El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said insulting leaders on social media will not change the status quo in Nigeria. According to a statement on his official Facebook page, the governor advised youth who wish to chase old people ...

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Yusuf takes over as Army’s 6 Division new GOC

Maj.-Gen. Musa Yusuf has taken over as new General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, the division’s Spokesman, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, said. Iliyasu made this known in a statement in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.  Yusuf is expected ...

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2019: Atiku meets Fayose in Ekiti

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has arrived Ekiti State, ahead of talks with Governor Ayodele Fayose. The former vice president was received by the state Governor at the Akure Airport in Ondo State. Abubakar’s visit to Fayose may not be ...

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Construction of Real Madrid Football Academy to commence in March – RSG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that the management of Real Madrid Football Club will be in Nigeria by the first week of March to lay the foundation for the construction of the Real Madrid Football Academy in ...

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We don’t have land for cattle colony in Rivers —Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said that he will defend the interest of the state at all times, emphasising that he will not allow the state to be controlled by external forces. Wike also declared that the state has ...

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