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Dickson orders payment of 50% workers’ salaries

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Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson has ordered the immediate payment of 50 per cent of the salaries of workers in the state. Dickson, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, gave the directive after a meeting with the state Finance Committee in Yenagoa. He said that the directive was […]

EFCC did not raid Modu Sheriff’s house – Bwala

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Former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff has dismissed recent as untrue reports that his house was raided by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday evening. Speaking with Mr. Inuwa Bwala, who is the spokesman of the embattled factional PDP National Chairman, he told DAILY POST that he was not […]

Focus on solving crises in Ekiti, leave FG alone – PDP group advises Fayose

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A group under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, known as the Concerned Stakeholders, has called on Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose to put much of his time on finding solutions to the unpaid salaries in the state rather than criticising the policies of the Buhari-led federal government. The group said Fayose was only seeking political […]

EFCC grills Chime over N23.29bn poll bribery scandal

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Former Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime, was yesterday grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in connection with the N23.29billion poll bribery scandal. Chime is being investigated in connection with the N450million believed to have been allocated to the state from the cash believed to have been given out by former Petroleum Minister, […]

Edo 2016: Results of APC primary already arranged – Agbonifo Obaseki

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A former Managing Director of Daar Communications and Edo State governorship aspirant, Dr. Osaro Agbonifo Obaseki yesterday said he refused to pay N5.5m for the nomination and expression of interest form of the All Progressives Congress, APC, because according to him, results of the primary have been ‘arranged.’ He disclosed that he would contest the […]

Babangida speaks from Germany, dispels death rumour

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In a move to put an end to rumours of his death that had spread across the country, former Military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) yesterday spoke from Germany, saying he is alive. Many were led to believe that the one-time general had passed on yesterday. it was told that the former military president’s relative, […]

Buhari seeks Senate approval for 47 ambassadorial nominees

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Buhari seeks Senate approval for 47 ambassadorial nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday transmitted 47 names of Nigerians to the Senate for consideration and approval as Ambassadors to different countries. The letter which was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki during plenary is coming after one year in office of the current administration. Some of the names of “the career diplomats” who will […]

I’m not fighting with Buhari – Tinubu

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I’m not fighting with Buhari – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has debunked the rumour that he publicly criticised the policies and performance of President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu insisted that he had no rift with the President. A statement issued on Tuesday by Tinubu’s spokesperson, Sunday Dare, said the statement alleged to have been made […]

Only true federalism will end militancy – Niger Delta activist, Briggs

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Only true federalism will end militancy – Niger Delta activist, Briggs

Niger Delta environmental and human rights activist, Ann- Kio Briggs said yesterday that true federalism would be the only solution to agitation and militancy in the oil rich region. Briggs made the point when she spoke on the solution to insecurity in the Niger Delta region on Channels Television Programme, ‘Sunrise Daily,’ while stressing that […]

If Aregbesola implements Hijab verdict, Christians will wear church garments to school – CAN

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Osun state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, OS-CAN, has warned that if Governor Rauf Aregbesola proceeds with implementing the recent State High Court judgment on wearing of Hijab by Muslim students, Christian students will start wearing church garments to the state public schools. This was contained in a communiqué issued and signed by […]