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  1. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Senate suspends plenary over death of lawmakers - Premium Times

    The senate on Tuesday suspended its plenary as a mark of honour for two members of the National Assembly who passed away recently. Aged 58, Umar Jibril, member representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, died on March 30, 2018. Click here to read more
  2. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Why FG can’t seize my assets in Nigeria, US, UK, Dubai, Ekweremadu tells court - vanguard Newspaper

    ABUJA—-The Senate President, Mr. Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday, challenged the powers of the Federal High Court in Abuja to grant interim ownership of his 22 properties to the Federal Government. Ekweremadu, via a motion he filed through his lead counsel, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, maintained...
  3. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Buhari writes Senate to confirm new appointments [Full list] - Daily Post Newspaper

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointments of 23 members of the National Population Commission (NPC). This request was contained in a letter read by the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at plenary. The 23 nominees to represent their...
  4. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Buhari, APC should prepare for defeat in 2019 – Accord, PDP - Dailypost Ng

    The Accord Party (AP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state have advised President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to prepare for defeat in 2019. They stated this in reaction to Buhari’s declaration that he would run for a second term. Click here to...
  5. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics 2019: Junaid Mohammed reacts to Buhari’s declaration, reveals what’ll happen to Nigeria - Dailypost

    A Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has said that Nigerians will regret it if they vote President Muhammadu Buhari into office again. Mohammed said it was left for Nigerians whether Buhari will get another term or not. Click here to read more
  6. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics 2019: Gov Yahaya Bello reacts to Buhari’s declaration - Dailypost Ng

    Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has pledged to support President Muhammadu Buhari for second term. President Buhari had yesterday, during the National Executive Council meeting of the APC, made known his intention to seek reelection. Click here to read more
  7. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro NYSC extends registration for 2018 Batch A, stream 2 [See timetable] - Dailypost Ng

    The management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has extended the registration of the Batch A stream II prospective Corps Members. The scheme had March 25, 2018, notified prospective corps members that registration portal will be open from Monday, March 26, 2018, and will close on...
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    2019: OBJ to respond to President Buhari’s declaration – BusinessDay

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo will react to President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to contest for the 2019 Presidential election, a close confidant of the former president has said on Monday. Perry Opara, who is also the National Chairman of the National Unity Party (NUP) told...
  9. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Why farmers, herdsmen clashes may worsen in 2019 – Nigerian Govt - Dailypost Ng

    The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has declared that clashes between farmers and herdsmen will get worse in 2019 if nothing was done to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling. Chief Ogbeh raised the alarm while briefing State House correspondents after the...
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    Why we are yet to commission Abuja light rail – FCT – BusinessDay

    The Transport Secretary of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kayode Opeifa on Monday, saud the FCT is yet to commission the long awaited Abuja light rail due to some issues which include the non-completion of the rail terminal at Nnamdi Azikwe Airport. Opeifa stated this … Read more via...
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    2019: Buhari’s declaration is internal affairs of APC – PDP – BusinessDay

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term is an internal affairs of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a terse statement by the main opposition party on Monday, the party said it would … Read more via BusinessDay ...
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    Why Buhari dares Obasanjo, IBB, others to declare for re-election – BusinessDay News

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday finally shrugged off relentless criticisms and pressure from three of his retired colleagues to dismount the horse and allow young Nigerians take over, to declare his intention to run for office again in the 2019 presidential elections. “People have …...
  13. Iroka Chinedu

    Business 2019: Nigerian stocks drop after Buhari declares re-election bid - Dailypost Ng

    Nigerian stocks dropped to a three-month low, after President Muhammadu Buhari officially announced he would seek re-election in 2019. reports that the stock market, which opened on a losing streak after Lafarge Africa announced a surprise 2017 loss, worsened its decline. Click here to read...
  14. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Bayelsa govt to flush out ghost workers, under-aged staff - vanguard Ng

    Bayelsa State Government has reiterated its determination to flush out from the state’s bloated workforce, ghost workers as well as under-aged workers in the state public service. Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Kemela Okara, who disclosed this to newsmen in Lagos, yesterday, reiterated...
  15. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Oil spills: Environmentalists seek establishment of laboratories in N-Delta - vanguard Ng

    Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, yesterday, solicited the establishment of specialised laboratories for oil spill related tests to resolve spill related conflicts in the Niger Delta region. ERA/FoEN made the appeal in its report on the September 2017 spill...
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    Governor Ortom raises alarm over fresh killings in Benue -- Naij News

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has condemned renewed attacks on the people of the state by suspected herdsmen. Speaking in a statement by his media adviser, Tahav Agerzua, the governor described the fresh attacks as barbaric, inhuman and unacceptable... Read more via Naij news 24/7 –...
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    PDP ’ll take over Ogun in 2019, says Kashamu – Punch Newspapers

    The senator representing the Ogun East Senatorial District in the Senate, Buruji Kashamu, says the Peoples Democratic Party will take over the seat of power in Ogun State in 2019. He said this on Sunday at the party’s stakeholders’ meeting held in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu North … Read more via...
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    2nd Term: ‘Buhari’s Chances In 2019 As Tall As El-Rufai’ – Reno Omokri Reacts – INFORMATION...

    According to Reno, Buhari’s second term chances of re-election is as tall as Elrufai. He took to Twitter and wrote: “It is a good thing that it was @elrufai who announced President @MBuhari’s second term because his chances of re-election is as tall as Elrufai. A … Read more via INFORMATION...
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    Kano State Govt Welcomes President’s Second Term Bid – Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited...

    Kano State Government says it welcomes with satisfaction, the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest election in 2019. This was announced in a statement by the Commissioner for Information, youth and culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, sent to the News Agency … Read more via...
  20. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Crude oil theft rose 50% in 2017 – Shell - vanguard Ng

    Report indicating a worsened operational environment in Nigeria’s upstream oil sector, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the parent company of Shell Company in Nigeria, said crude oil theft from its pipeline networks in Nigeria rose by 50 percent to 9,000 barrels of oil a day (b/d) in 2017, from about...
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