Day: July 13, 2017

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Osinbajo tasks Nigerians on unity as he attend Omowunmi Akande’s burial

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo calls Nigerians to be in unity as that is the only way the country could achieve greatness. Osinbajo said this Thursday in Ila-Orangun at the fidau of the Mrs. Omowunmi Akande, the wife of former governor of Osun state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande. Mrs. Akande …

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INEC suspends Melaye’s recall in line with court order

  Following the court ruling suspending the recall of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will will comply with the directive. This was disclosed Thursday in a statement by Adedeji Soyebi, the INEC National Commisstioner and Chairman Committee on Information and Voter Education. Soyebi said the Commission would …

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Buhari calls Bisi Akande over wife, Omowunmi’s death

Buhari and AkandePresident Muhammadu Buhari has called on telephone and written the founding chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, to sympathize with him over the death of of wife, Omowunmi, Presidency said on Thursday. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement released …

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Local content agency in Nigeria to double intervention fund

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, says it is considering increasing the Nigerian Content Intervention Fund by 100 per cent. The fund, domiciled in the Bank of Industry, is currently valued at about $100 million, dedicated to lending qualified oil and gas operators for the execution of projects as a strategy to build …

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Court sentences former Brazilian President nearly 10 years for corruption

Former President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has been sentenced to prison nearly 10 years after being convicted of corruption. The ruling is a heavy blow on the 71-year-old Lula as his chance of political comeback has been thwarted, being one of the prominent politicians and top contenders to win next year’s presidential election. …

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President Trump launches anti-corruption website for Nigeria

U.S. President, Donald Trump Wednesday announced the inauguration of a website to facilitate President Muhammadu Buhari campaign against corruption. The platform which is founded by the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and developed by BudgIT, will focus on daily instances of corruption facing millions of Nigeria, programme spokesperson David …

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6 million Verizon customers personal details leaked online

American telecomm company, Verizon, on Wednesday confirmed personal data of 6 million customers has been leaked online. Any customer who has called Verizon customer care this year is a victim and might need to change his/her PIN, FELLOW PRESS gathers. The security issue was uncovered by research from cybersecurity firm UpGuard and it was allegedly caused …

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Meeting Rita Dominic taught me two lessons in humility, says Comedian Bovi in birthday message to actress

Tributes have been pouring for Nollywood actress Rita Dominic as she marks her 42nd birthday, but Bovi’s spectacular message arouse our attention because of the strong words embedded in it. Comedian, Bovi took to his Instagram page to pen down a beautiful birthday message to actress, Rita Dominic who turned a year older yesterday. He recounted …

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Buhari will never return as Nigeria President, says Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not recuperating as against what Osinbajo said and that will never return as Nigeria President. The full statement as written on Facebook reads: “I am constrained to tell the Nigerian people that President Buhari is not better and he will never return as …

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Fani-Kayode to Osinbajo: Stop lies about Buhari’s health, he will NEVER return as President

Nigeria former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the health situation of President Muhammadu Buahri is pitiable and he will never come back to govern Nigeria. Mr. Fani-Kayode made the statement in a series of tweets on Thursday, in reaction to London trip by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday to check on President …

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Jonathan reacts to Supreme Court’s Makarfi ruling

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Ahmed Makarfi on his victory as the leader of the Peoples Democratic Party at the Supreme Court . In a congratulatory message on his Facebook page, Jonathan said though “we have issues with some individuals” the Supreme Court ruling signifies “no winners no vanquish.” Jonathan urged the former Kaduna state …

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Osinbajo sign N1.6billion to states damaged by flood

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has issued directive to Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, for the release of N1.6 billion to cater for 16 states affected by floods across the country. The states are Ekiti, Osun, Akwa Ibom, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia, Oyo, Lagos, Plateau, Sokoto, Edo and Bayelsa. READ ALSO: State Assembly summons Commissioner of …

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