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President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

. President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress- APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his election victory. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. READ ALSO:President Muhammadu Buhari to sign Executive order banning open defecation. The President also commended...

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House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged arbitrary disengagement of youths engaged by the Federal Government through the N-Power scheme under the National Social Intervention Programme. The move followed the unanimous adoption of the motion moved by a member, Taiwo Oluga, titled ‘Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in...

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ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in           Nigeria.

ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in Nigeria.

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission-ICPC Professor Bolaji Owasanoye has expressed dismay that the N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve the Federal Government’s objective. Owasanoye made the remark in Abuja during a special town hall meeting on the fight against corruption organized by the Federal Ministry...

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President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today Monday 28th October 2019, for Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative organized by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund. READ >>> National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court. According to a release posted on the...

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National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court.

The National Judicial Council-NJC has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court. They are Justices Adamu Jauro of North-East Zone, Emmanuel Agim of South-South, C. Oseji of South-South and Helen Ogunwumiju of South-West Zone. The council at its meetings also recommended the appointment of four new heads of court, 13 judicial...

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo harps on need for national unity.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (photo credit…the whistler.ng) Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president made the call during a visit of a delegation from US-based Bridgeway Community...

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Senate President Ahmed Lawan pledges National Assembly’s support to EFCC in fight against corruption.

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has called for the inclusion of anti-corruption course in schools’ curricula to reduce the menace of corruption in the country. Senate President Ahmed Lawan Special Adviser -Media to the Senate President, Ola Awoniyi, quoted Lawan in a statement as making the call while declaring open the third Economic and Financial Crimes...

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INEC to use Bayelsa Governorship poll as test case for 2023 elections.

Ahead of the Bayelsa state governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC is promising to deliver a successful election that will be an improvement on the 2019 general elections. Speaking in Abuja at a roundtable on INEC’s preparedness for the election, the director general of the electoral institute Sa’ad Idris, assured Nigerians that...

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