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Wike knocks Agbakoba for anti-Omehia gov’s status comment

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THE Rivers State Government has disagreed with the former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), on the recognition of Sir Celestine Omehia as an ex-governor of the state. The state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, had on June 25, 2015 restored the rights and benefits of Omehia as a former governor of... [Read More...]

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Why I didn’t read APC’s letter – Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday said that a court process instituted by 30 All Progressives Congress members stopped him from acting on a letter from the party’s leadership, nominating four principal officers for the lower chambers of the National Assembly. He also said that reliance on conventional wisdom... [Read More...]

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We need good governance, not subsidy removal – NLC

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The Nigeria Labour Congress on Sunday cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against oil subsidy removal and further devaluation of the nation’s currency being canvassed in some quarters. Specifically, it said organised labour would resist any attempt to further devalue the naira. The Deputy National President of the NLC, Alhaji Issa Aremu, in a statement in Kaduna... [Read More...]

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Osun teachers deny salary payment rumour

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The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Osun State, Mr. Wakeel Amuda, has said teachers in the state have not been paid any of the outstanding salaries by the state government. Amuda said this in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Osogbo on Sunday. There were rumours in the state during the... [Read More...]

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Arrest APC’s drift, Akande urges Buhari, govs

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A former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC governors to halt the party’s drift. Akande, in a statement, on Sunday, warned that the ongoing crisis afflicting the party was capable of jeopardising the chances of the APC in 2019. He said,... [Read More...]

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New leadership crisis rocks Celestial Church

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Some members of the Oshoffa’s family have disowned Rev. Olatoso Oshoffa as the unification leader of the Celestial Church of Christ worldwide. This is coming as some elders of the church called on aggrieved parties to sheathe their swords, saying the emergence of Olatoso as the leader of the church was divinely ordained. Olatoso had... [Read More...]

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‘1,675 buildings destroyed in S’West in four months’

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The National Emergency Management Agency has said no fewer than 1, 657 buildings were severely damaged in different disasters in the South West region of the country in four months. About 23 people also lost their lives in the disasters, among which were seven children. A statement on Sunday by the NEMA spokesperson, South West... [Read More...]

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Truck driver killed in Lagos crash

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A yet-to-be identified truck driver has been killed in an accident that occurred in the Mushin area of Lagos State. It was learnt that the truck, which was conveying glass, collided with a Toyota Corolla on Sunday at Olorunshogo, Mushin. Aside the dead driver, three other people in the car, were said to have sustained... [Read More...]

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