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Oshiomhole Explains Why There Will be no Governor in Bayelsa Today

Spitting fire and brimstone and shooting from the hips, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has stated that nobody will be sworn in as governor in Bayelsa state from today. Stating the position of his party on the Supreme Court judgement nullifying the election of …

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Makinde Revokes Parcels of Land Over Alteration of Land Use, Others

The government of Oyo State has approved the revocation of some plots of land located within the Agodi Government Reservation Area (GRA) and Jericho axes of Ibadan, the state capital. The revocation order, which was dated February 10, 2020, indicated that the affected plots of land were revoked for overriding …

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UPDATE: Sowore, Bakare plead not guilty to fresh charges

The Federal Government, on Thursday arraigned Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow, and Olawale Bakare before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on fresh charges. They however, pleaded not guilty to the amended two-count charge brought against them by the office of the Attorney General for the Federation (AGF). The charges include: conspiracy to commit …

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AIB Report Indicts Max Air of Violating Safety Rules

The Accident Investigation Bureau of Nigeria (AIB-N) has handed out two preliminary reports on serious incidents involving aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace Limited and Max Air. The report indicated that Max Air do not have an approved Safety Management System as required by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations. …

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ALGON at Logger Head with Oyo Government Over Planned Out of Court Settlement

The Government of Oyo State has declared that members of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) were deliberately frustrating the planned out-of-court settlement of the crisis rocking local governments in the state. Special Counsel to the State Governor, Barrister Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), who spoke on the stance of …

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Insurgency: Go Beyond Sympathy Visit, Take Steps to End Killings, PDP Charges Buhari

…Says President’s Booing In Borno Shows Nigerians’ Loss of Confidence ]The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to go beyond his sympathy visit to Borno state and take decisive steps to end the killings in that state and other parts of the country. The party said the booing …

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Jesse Jackson, Institute of Black World Write Sanwo-Olu on Lagos Water Privatization

The Institute of the Black World 21st Century and a host of African Americans, including Reverend Jesse Jackson have written to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu asking him to back off water privatization plans. In the letter which was dispatched on February 4 from the U.S, the groups expressed their solidarity with …

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Plateau Senator, Ignatius Longjan, Dies At 75

A senator representing Plateau South District from Plateau State, Ignatius Longjan, is dead. According to a statement from the Plateau state government, Longjan died on Sunday night after a protracted illness. Mourning the senator, Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong described Longjan’s death as devastating, saying it is a huge loss …

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Buhari To Attend AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday to attend the Thirty-third (33rd) Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Buhari will join leaders from the 55-member countries of the African Union to participate in the Summit with the theme, …

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THISDAY Suspends Editors Over Oyedepo U.S. Visa Report

The management of THISDAY Newspapers Limited has announced the suspension of two of its deputy editors, Mr. Yemi Ajayi and Mr. Olawale Olaleye, over a story published about the General Overseer of Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, which turned out to be false. According to the medium, Mr. Oyedepo …

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