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Commissionership: Court gives Aregbesola seven days to prepare defence

An Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Thursday, October 27, 2016 ordered the state governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola to within seven days file all necessary papers to defend himself on why he refused to constitute his cabinet since 2014. Aregbesola through his counsel, Barrister Fatimo Adesina urged the court to consider the governor’s […] Commissionership: Court gives Aregbesola ...

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Hydroelectric Development Commission: Gemade, Akume make strong case for Benue State

As the Bill for an Act to amend the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) passes second reading at the Senate, 2 Benue Lawmakers, Senators Barnabas Gemade and George Akume have made strong case for Benue State to be included in the HYPPADEC commission. While contributing to the debate on Wednesday, Senator Akume (Benue […] Hydroelectric Development Commission: Gemade, ...

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Bobrisky reacts to presidency’s withdrawal from seminar, says People should learn to love

Nigeria’s first male Barbie, Bobrisky, otherwise known as Idris Okuneye, has reacted to the decision of the Presidency and Alder Consulting to pull out of an event after he was named one of the panelists. Bobrisky was invited to be a guest speaker at the Rights & Responsibilities Seminar in Abuja, which caused the withdrawal […] Bobrisky reacts to presidency’s ...

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BREAKING: Lecturer who demands for sex before awarding marks risks 5 years jail term – Senate

A Bill for an Act to make provision for the prohibition and punishment of sexual harassment of students by lecturers in tertiary institutions has been passed into law. The Bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central) and 57 other co-sponsors, was read for the first time on Wednesday 4th May, 2016. The […] BREAKING: Lecturer who demands ...

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NMA urges National Assembly to make Buhari implement National Health Act

The President of Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Dr. Mike Ogirima, has called on the National Assembly to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently implement the National Health Act passed into law since 2014. Ogirima made the call on Wednesday during a peaceful procession made to the state Assembly complex in Jos, Plateau State. The […] NMA urges National Assembly ...

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How Hajj Commission extorted about N1.7bn from 2016 pilgrims – Reps

The member representing Kano Municipal Constituency of Kano State, Hon. Danburam Abubakar Nuhu has revealed how the National Hajj Commission is extorting money from pilgrims. Hon. Nuhu disclosed that pilgrims were meant to wear a hand band at the course of their pilgrimage in Holy land, but they were disappointed by the commission. Making the […] How Hajj Commission extorted ...

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Bugaje reveals why he rejected Buhari’s ambassadorial nomination

A former member of the House of Representatives, Usman Bugaje, who was recently nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve as non-career ambassador, has given reasons why he turned down the ambassadorial nomination. In a post on his Facebook page on Wednesday, the nominee from Katsina state‎ thanked Buhari for the appointment, but said he […] Bugaje reveals why he ...

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Budget padding: Prevail on Dogara, others to step down for probe – Jibrin begs Presidency

Suspended House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has called on the Presidency to prevail on principal officers of the House he indicted in the 2016 budget padding allegation to step down while investigation into the matter is on-going. He made the call while reacting to the presidency’s stance that some alleged corrupt judges involved in […] Budget padding: Prevail on ...

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Herdsmen/farmers clashes: Reps urge federal government to establish Animal Feeds factories

The House of Representatives has passed a motion, urging the Federal Ministries of Agriculture, Rural Development and Industry to facilitate the establishment of more animal feeds production firms as well as encouraging sustainability of all existing factories in the country. This resolution of the lower chamber of the National Assembly is coming on the heels […] Herdsmen/farmers clashes: Reps urge ...

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Senate passes motion to reintroduce toll gates across Nigeria

Reports reaching DAILY POST have it that the Senate has passed a motion for the reintroduction of toll gates on Federal roads across the country. The motion was sponsored by Senator representing Bauchi-North Senatorial District, Suleiman Nazif. The motion entitled, ‘Need for the Re-establishment of Toll Gates On Our Federal Highways,’ was passed during today’s […] Senate passes motion to ...

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Avengers blow up Chevron export crude oil pipeline in Delta

The Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, on Tuesday blew up a Chevron offshore export pipeline at Escravos, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State. The militant group, in a statement by its spokesman, Mudoch Agbinibo, said the attack was carried out in the morning hours by its strike team. Announcing the attack, the Avengers said, […] Avengers blow up Chevron ...

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There is serious hunger in the land, more Nigerians now beg for alms – Catholic Bishop

Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, has stated that the real change should begin with a complete overhaul of the National Assembly. Ezeokafor made the call at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Ajalli in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra during a pastoral visit on Tuesday. The clergy, however, advised the […] There is serious hunger ...

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Kaduna court sentences 25-year-old man to death by hanging

A Kaduna High Court siting at Dogarawa, Zaria, on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old man, Hassan Adamu, to death by hanging for homicide. The judge, Justice Kabir Dabo, who convicted Adamu after he pleaded guilty, discharged and acquitted, Abubakar Adamu, the second accused based on insufficient evidence. Dabo said after listening to submission, deliberations and witnesses […] Kaduna court sentences 25-year-old ...

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Stopping Nigerians from consuming imported goods will not solve economic challenges – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II has identified the lack of local production of essential commodities and goods and the will to change policies that would drive the growth of quality local production as the biggest problem facing the country, and not the prevention of Nigerians from consuming imported goods. Speaking as the […] Stopping Nigerians from consuming ...

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