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ANN suspend National Chairman, fixes Wednesday for presidential primary

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has dismissed as dubious, the National Convention of the party, held in Abuja September 29, to elect the party’s presidential candidate. The party said after a meeting at the Bon Hotel Stratton that the convention for the election of a presidential candidate has only just been fixed for ...

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Strike Update: Labour suspends strike!

The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its ongoing nationwide strike following promises by the Federal Government to reconvene the tripartite committee on national minimum wage on October 4. The suspension of the warning strike takes effect from today 30th September. Announcing the decision in Abuja on Sunday, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, stated that the labour action was suspended to ...

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CNN founder Ted Turner reveals he has Lewy body dementia!

US billionaire media mogul Ted Turner, the founder of CNN, has revealed he is battling Lewy body dementia, a neurodegenerative disease that alters memory, mood, movement and behavior. In an interview to air Sunday on CBS, the 79-year-old Turner opened up about his battle, and even struggled to remember the name of the disorder. “It’s a mild case of what ...

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‘Intensify crackdown on corrupt money to fund minimum wage,’ SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “intensify his government crackdown on corrupt money and recovery of other illicit wealth by public officials and institutions to fund the proposed N65,000 national minimum wage by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), if he is to fulfil the needs of ordinary Nigerians who continue to struggle to make ...

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Asking Ambode to step down is undemocratic – Campaign Organisation

The Ambode Mandate Support Group (AMSG) on Saturday faulted reports in the media purportedly quoting the Governors Advisory Council (GAC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos, asking the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode to withdraw his second term bid, saying that such directive was inimical to the democracy which the party preaches. Reacting to the purported endorsement of ...

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Exclusive Report: APC allegedly deployed N1.3Billion hush money to stop Hashim, as Fela Durotoye got N750milion to split ANN!

It has been exclusively gathered that All Progressive Congress (APC) has infiltrated Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) with the aim of stopping Global Business man and frontline presidential aspirant, Mr. Olawepo Hashim. Olawepo Hashim who promised to create a $4Trillion economy for Nigeria is seen as a major threat by the rulling party, after the eloquent politician allegedly secured endorsement ...

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2019: Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim is Unstoppable

The attention of the Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim presidential campaign organisation has been drawn to the activities of some unscrupulous elements fronting for some powerful interests in the All Progressives Congress (APC). The intention of these elements is to destabilize the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) in order to use the party platform to further the interest of the failed ruling party, ...

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Oct.1: NAF Confirms Collision, Crash Of Two Jets In Abuja

By Senator Iroegbu The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has confirmed the collision and crash of two aircraft in Abuja on Friday morning. This was confirmed by the Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola. The two jets collided while rehearsing for the October 1, Nigeria’s 58th Independent Anniversary Celebrations. “I wish confirm an air incident involving ...

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CDD Faults Ethical Lapses in Osun Rerun Poll

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has carefully observed the governorship rerun election in Osun State with a conclusion that the conduct of some key stakeholders clearly ran contrary to democratic norms and standards, as well as best practices in the conduct of credible elections. CDD notes that a number of the incidents recorded during the poll have undermined ...

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Google at 20: Here are 6 Things You Need to Know About the Tech Giant

Global tech company and search engine giant, Google, is celebrating its 20th year anniversary. It is simply fascinating that in just 2 decades, the company has become a key player in the revolution of the modern Internet. From its search engine, which has become so entwined into our daily lives, there’s now a synonym for ‘search’ (you hear people say –just ‘Google’ ...

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