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PDP Alleges Plot By APC, Fayemi To Assassinate Fayose, Gov Faints

….Police Abort Victory Ralley Today, those holding power in Abuja placed knife on the neck of democracy by unleashing terror on the peace-loving people of Ekiti State, including the Governor Ayodele Fayose. In a statement the state government said:”Attempt was clearly made to assassinate the governor.  He only escaped being hit by the bullets and teargas canisters fired by the policemen by the whiskers. That was after the policemen had openly assaulted him.   “The armed MOPOL had barricaded the government house, preventing movement in and out of the seat…

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After Tanker Explosion, Lagos Restricts Fuel Trucks Movements

…Gives 30-Day Ultimatum For Articulated Vehicles To Obtain Road Worthiness Certificate  Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of Fuel Tankers to designated trailer route going forward. The government also said it was now mandatory for all articulated trucks coming into Lagos to obtain the Ministry of Transportation’s Road Worthiness Certificate at any of the designated centres within the next 30 days. Addressing a joint press briefing at the Bagauda…

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APC Convention: Court Rejects Move To Stop Lagos Delegates  

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday refused to stop the Hon. Babatunde Balogun led executive committee (Exco) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from participating in the National Convention of the party, slated for this Saturday in Abuja.   Justice Binta Nyako, who declined to stop the Balogun group said that the principle of fair hearing will be breached since only one person instituted the court action against hundreds of thousands others.   Delivering ruling in an ex-parte motion filed by an aggrieved contestant in the May 12,…

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NIMASA Advocates Better Living Conditions For Dock Workers

… As STOAN, MWUN Others Commend Agency The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the welfare of dock workers in the maritime industry as the Agency organised a meeting of the employers and labour unions in the maritime sector under the aegis of the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) in Lagos. The Chairman of the NJIC who is also the Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, NIMASA Mr. Gambo Ahmed noted that the initiative was with a view to use the tool of…

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Shareholders Applaud Sterling Bank’s Return To Dividend Payment

Shareholders of Sterling Bank Plc on Thursday applauded the board and management of the bank for the transformation that has ensured its return to dividend payment. The shareholders gave the commendation at bank’s 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos to consider the 2017 accounts of the bank. The shareholders approved the payment of N575. 81 million dividend recommended by the board for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2017. President of Association for the Advancement of the Rights of Nigerian Shareholders, Dr Farouk Umar, commended the board and management…

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Confusion As Kwara APC Holds Parallel LG Congress

Two parallel congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took place in Kwara State during the Local Government Congress of the party.   The faction of the party led by its chairman, Hon. Olayemi Olabanji held their own congress aside from the main APC congress.   A release by the Publicity Secretary of the legacy group faction of the party, Comrade Kayode Oyin-Zubair expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the congress of the faction.   “Report reaching the situation room as it concerns the ongoing local government congress in the…

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Forbe Lists Dangote Among 75 World’s Most Powerful People

…more powerful than US Vice President Nigeria’s foremost entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote has been ranked among 75 most powerful persons on the planet, ahead of the Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence. According to the Forbe’s latest 2018 ranking of the World Powerful people, Dangote ranked among world leaders like Xi Jinping, the Chinese President, Vladimir Putin the Russian President and Donald Trump, the President of the US, all of whom were ranked first, second and third respectively. Dangote was ranked 66th most powerful person in the world…

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Unilorin Produces 4461 Medical Doctors Since Inception – Provost

Provost, College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Prof. Abdulwahab Johnson, says the institution has produced 4,461 medical doctors since its establishment in 1977.   Johnson said this at the induction of 20 members of the Batch ‘B’ 2018 medical graduands of the college on Monday in Ilorin.   According to him, 3,446 of the medics are male while 1,015 are female, and had been inducted since the inaugural event in 1983.   He noted that under his tenure from August 2014 to date, the college had produced 541 graduands,…

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North, South Korean Leaders Plans To End War, Plant Trees Jointly

The leaders of North and South Korea embraced on Friday after pledging to work for the “complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula”, on a day of smiles and handshakes at the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade. The two Koreas announced they would work with the United States and China this year to declare an official end to the 1950s Korean War and seek an agreement on “permanent” and “solid” peace. The declaration included promises to pursue phased arms reduction, cease hostile acts, transform their fortified border into…

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BUHARI TO DECLARE OPEN 61ST UNWTO, CAF MEETING

President Muhammadu Buhari is to declare open the 61st Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization/Commission for Africa (UNWTO/CAF), scheduled for 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced this in Abuja on Tuesday when he paid an advocacy visit to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Mohammed Musa Bello, to intimate him with details of the forthcoming international event. “The Honourable Minister of the FCT is the Minister of the Host City. That makes it imperative for us…

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