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FG Declares Tuesday 20th Public Holiday For Eid-El Maulud

The Nigeria government has notified the general public that Tuesday November 20th is public holiday to celebrate the Eid-El Maulud. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, has; urged all Muslim faithful to align themselves with the ...

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Ekiti State House of Assembly commences the probe of Fayose Administration

THE  Ekiti State House of Assembly,  Tuesday, commenced probe of the finances of the 16 local government chairmen under the administration of the immediate past governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The council bosses are still in office under Governor Kayode Fayemi owing to the fact that their two years tenure has not lapsed  having been elected on December 19, 2017. Speaking ...

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Meet first Female President in present day Ethiopia!

Ethiopia’s parliament has approved senior diplomat Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president, proceedings on state television showed, cementing another shift in the country’s political system from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Sahle-Work Zewde, Ethiopia’s new President and former Director-General at UNON, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo Credit: J.Marchand Sahle-Work is at present U.N. under-secretary-general and special representative of the secretary general ...

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Investors lose N257 billion amid election fears, insecurity

…As Banks’ losses to fraudsters rise by 1,446% to N12bn H1’18*** The lingering political uncertainties surrounding Nigeria’s 2019 general election have continued to spur sell pressures and volatility on the equity sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), as investors lost N257 billion in the month of October. Indeed, a breakdown of market activities last month, showed that the NSE ...

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Sanctions on Khashoggi killers weeks away: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said it may take “a handful more weeks” before Washington has enough evidence to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The murder has placed strain on the decades-old alliance between the United States and Saudi Arabia and tarnished the image of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, ...

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I’m Disappointed in National Assembly — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja expressed disappointment with the conduct of members of the National Assembly with regards to the passage of budgets. The president said the “tardiness” in the passage of budgets by the lawmakers, sometimes lasting seven months, delay completion of projects across the country. He urged more effort to speed up the process. The president, ...

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Southern Kaduna people demand probe into crisis

Following fresh outbreak of violence in Kaduna State yesterday, the people of southern part of the state, under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), have called on the state government to probe the latest killings, urging the release of the bodies of their kinsmen killed during the mayhem for proper burial. A statement issued by the National Public ...

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Atiku missed his chance in 2007 says ANN Presidential candidate, Olawepo-Hashim

Journalist turned civil rights activist and politician, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim was a prominent figure in the formation and early days of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He left the party and the country just about the final crisis of the PDP in the Olusegun Obasanjo era to focus on his business cutting across oil and international investments. The Kebbi State ...

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Fayose Still In EFCC’s Custody

Former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, who reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja on Tuesday, on the commission’s invitation, is still in its custody. But, the commission has declined comment on the issue, preferring the media await developments on it. Head of Media and Publicity of the commission, Wilson Uwajeren, told News Agency of Nigeria ...

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BREAKING! Soldiers Take Over Kaduna Streets As Govt Declares 24-hr Curfew

Soldiers have taken over the streets of Kaduna metropolis on Sunday, after pockets of protests. In quick response, the Kaduna State Government announced a 24-hour curfew to prevent the protesters from unleashing mayhem on innocent citizens. According to a reliable source, rumours of the crisis started going round at about 4pm, when calls were received from loved ones, telling their ...

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