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2019: Bakare dumps Buhari

Coordinator of the Kwara State Chapter of Buhari Support Group, Mashood Bakare, has formally resigned his appointment, ahead of the 2019 general elections. Bakare, who represents Omupo Constituency in the state assembly, announced his resignation on Thursday,  during plenary. The ...

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Boko Haram: Army carries out major shake-up [Full list]

The Nigerian Army has announced a major redeployment of senior officers in Command, Staff and other appointments. Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations, in a statement on Friday, said the shake-up affected Principal Staff Officers both at the Defence ...

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Rivers South East: Mba declares for Senate

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a former member of Rivers State House of Assembly, Barr. Chris Mba has made public his intention to represent Rivers South East Senatorial District in the senate under the platform of the All Progressives ...

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Nigerian passport to last for 10 years

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the validity of passports issued in the country, should be increased from five to 10 years. This development was revealed by the Comptroller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, on Thursday, when he ...

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2019 polls budget: Presidency begs National Assembly to call of recess

The Presidency has urged the National Assembly to suspend the ongoing recess and attend to requests by President Muhammadu Buhari pending before the legislature. The National Assembly was billed to proceed on holiday on Thursday but the lawmakers went on ...

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Why we deployed officers to Ekiti Assembly – PPRO

The Ekiti Police Command on Thursday clarified on why it deployed its officers to the state House of Assembly, adding that it was to prevent a breach of public peace. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP ...

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Defecting APC lawmakers being tempted with cash, says leader

Aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives are being enticed with mouth-watering cash and automatic return ticket to leave the party, House Leader Femi Gbajabiamila alleged yesterday. He spoke during a meeting between APC lawmakers and ...

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Lagos: Ambode to pay Pastors, Imams salaries

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to engage some religious leaders, including pastors and imams, and place them on a salary structure. This government said is a way of carrying out reorientation of the citizenry to shun corruption and ...

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Kogi: Catholic priest, RCCG pastor, lecturer kidnapped

A Reverend Father, Leo Michael, of Saint Michael Catholic Church, Obajana, has been allegedly abducted by kidnappers. This came as a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry, Kogi State College of Education, Technical, Kabba, Mr. Aronimu Babatunde, was also kidnapped ...

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Rivers youths protest SARS alleged brutality on Wike’s aide

Youths in Rivers State, yesterday, in their numbers took to the streets of Port Harcourt to protest alleged brutality by operatives of the Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, on the Senior Special Assistant to Rivers State Governor on Social Media, ...

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