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Ekiti Unveils Activities Marking Gov Fayemi’s First 100 Days

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State will on Thursday, January 24 flag off a training and empowerment programme for 6,300 youths in the state as part of activities marking his administration’s first 100 days in office. Dr Fayemi was inaugurated as Governor of  Ekiti State on October 16, 2018. The administration would be 100 days in office on Thursday. According to a statement signed by the Chairman, Media and Publicity Sub- Committee of the Central Planning Committee,  Mr Yinka Oyebode, Governor Fayemi will also deliver the “ State of the State” address at…

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Ag IGP Tasks Police Strategic Managers On 2019 Elections

Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu has tasked officers and men of the Police to see the forthcoming general elections as national assignment and should be handled same way to ensure peace and security. Speaking at the inaugural meeting with strategic managers in the force, the new IG said: “During the handing and taking over ceremony held last week, you would recall that I emphasized in my speech that the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for 16th February, 2019 and the Governorship, State Assembly, and Federal Capital Territory…

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Again, Obasanjo Says Buhari Is Sick Body, Mind, Soul

…….Urges Him To Quit Politics Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has again chided President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that he (Buhari) is sick in the body, mind and soul. Speaking with BBC Yoruba on Monday, Obasanjo opined, “Buhari has health issues in his body, mind and soul. We should implore him to quit politics. He should go and rest. He has done his best. “We should give someone else a chance. Some people usually ask me, if the person I support fails them. “When people ask me that what if the next person…

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32 Ilorin Communities Decry Month-Long Power Outage

Thousands of residents in 32 communities of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Monday decried total blackout of electricity supply since over a month. The affected communities in a statement signed by their spokesperson, Comrade Shafi-lsnaeel Alada titled “Save us from total darkness” said the blackout is taking a toll of hardships on affected residents. “The social and economic lives of the affected residents were paralysed since several of them use electricity for their survival. “The affected areas are Pakata, Ita Kudimoh, Adeta, Kuntu, Alore, Popo Giwa, Abemi, Soto Street…

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ASUU Reiterates Condition As Negotiation With FG Resumes Today

The President of the  Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, says  the union will suspend its 10-week-old  strike if the Federal Government agrees to release   N50bn to  revitalise public universities  and N20bn  to pay lecturers  their  allowances in their meeting on Monday. The union resumes its negotiation with the Federal Government, and Ogunyemi insists they body will not shift  its ground unless the government makes a commitment to release the money. However, he said ASUU had lost confidence in  the government since it failed to honour  previous…

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2019: Again, Obasanjo Raises Alarm Over INEC, Other Issues

POINTS FOR CONCERN AND ACTION By Chief Olusegun Obasanjo I am concerned as a democrat who believes that with faithful and diligent practice of democracy, we can get over most of our political problems and move steadfastly and sure-footedly on the course of stability, unity of purpose, socio-economic growth and progress for all. Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility.  For all democrats and those carrying out…

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Saraki’s Political Model Killing Kwara, Says APC Guber Candidate

The Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq says the current political model in the state stifles development and deliberately keeps the people poor. Addressing thousands of supporters and Kwara people at a conference held in his honour in Lagos on Sunday, the APC candidate said the state’s current political model (controlled by Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki) had impoverished the people. “The current administration in Kwara has no answer to the challenges faced by our people. Nothing is happening anywhere in terms of development,”…

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Commissioner Dares Gov Amosun, Says I’m For APC Guber Candidate

The Ogun State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Rt. Hon. Muyiwa Oladipo has declared his support for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun, saying he remain loyal to the party’s principles which is superior to any personal interest.           Oladipo made this known while fielding questions from Journalists in Abeokuta, noted that many were  wondering about his political stand and why he remain silence in the ongoing political imbroglio in the state but saying that he remain resilience with the APC which…

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$9bn Dangote Refinery: CBN Reiterates Funding Support To Indigenous Firms

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated its readiness to facilitate access to foreign exchange by Nigerian companies that wanted to import equipments to ease business growth in the country. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said this on Sunday during an inspection of Dangote Refinery in Lagos. The refinery when it starts full operation  would be  to refining  650,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bpd) . The tour of the facility  was held at its location within the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos. Emefiele said that…

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Buhari Salutes Ex-Commonwealth Sec, Emeka Anyaoku At 86

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku who turns 86 on January 18th, 2019. The President joins family, friends and professional colleagues of the career diplomat in celebrating the many years of lofty achievements and contributions to the development of Nigeria, Africa and Commonwealth of nations, most remarkably his personal interventions in promoting good governance, democracy and peace in many countries. President Buhari salutes the historical role Chief Anyaoku played in fighting for the emancipation of South Africa from racist stronghold,…

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