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[News] : Buhari committed to press freedom – Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the freedom of the press, and restoration of Nigeria’s fortunes within the shortest possible time, presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, has said. This is contained in a statement released on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Abiodun Oladunjoye, Deputy Director, Information at the Presidential Villa Adesina gave the assurance when […]

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[News] : Akeredolu of APC wins Ondo governorship election

Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress has won the 2016 governorship election in Ondo State. This follows the results of the Governorship election so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC where the All Progressives Congress Candidate is leading his other contenders with a wide margin. Of the 18 Local Government Areas […]

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[News] : Eight College Of Education Staff Die In Road Accident

Eight staff of Yobe College of Education, Gashua, died on Saturday in a motor accident along Bayamari-Dapchi federal highway, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports. NAN gathered that the eight non-academic staff, including the driver, were travelling from Gashua to Damaturu in the college bus to attend a promotion examination. The survivors of the accident said […]

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Ondo Election: Jimoh Ibrahim is the ‘biggest Judas’ in Nigerian politics – Fani – Kayode

The Avaition Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has described former candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded Ondo State governorship election, Jimoh Ibrahim as the “biggest Judas” in Nigerian politics. The ex-Presidential campaign spokesman made the remark while reacting to Ibrahim’s claim that he had doubt that the PDP’s candidate, Eyitayo Jegede would […]

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[News] : Troops Kill 30 Terrorists In Failed Ambush

Troops attached to the 121 Task Force Battalion killed 30 terrorists suspected to be Boko Haram members on Saturday morning, according to a press statement released by the military. According to the report, troops were escorting local government officials and travelers from Pulka to Maiduguri when militants ambushed the convoy. The terrorists fired shots at […]

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[News] : ASUU-FG disagreement

Lack of dialogue makes the teachers’ strikes inevitable  As yet another industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) comes to an end, it is crucial that both the union and the Federal Government learn the benefits of keeping communication channels open at all times. The week-long warning strike began on […]

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[News] : Ondo election: Rig and see the dogs of war – Fani-Kayode dares INEC, APC

A former minister of aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against rigging Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo state. Fani-Kayode told the electoral umpire that any attempt to rig the Ondo election just like it did in Edo State would be consequential. The […]

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[News] : Ondo 2016: APC chieftain killed in Owo

Mr Afolabi Olaposi, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owo, Ondo State, was killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday night in Owo. The Party said in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Abayomi Adesanya, on Friday in Akure that Olaposi was shot dead on his way home after attending a meeting […]

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[News] : Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Cannot Explain How She Earned N313m—EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Yusuf Samalia Gulma, has stated that Justice Rita Ngozi Ofili-Ajumogobia was unable to explain how she came about a financial fortune of $894,400. In a counter-affidavit opposing the judge’s application to be released from EFCC custody, Mr. Gulma claimed that the detained judge had failed […]

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[News] : Ondo election: We have no confidence in INEC – PDP

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party has said that it has no confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission . It also alleged that the commission also played what it described as “suspicious role” in frustrating its candidate in the Ondo State governorship election, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), from campaigning for the election. Spokesman […]