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How Omo-Agege Got Buhari’s N80b Approval For Sapele/Benin, Amukpe/Agbor Roads Reconstruction

The Deputy Senate President and Delta State’s governorship candidate of the All-Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has revealed how he secured President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval for N80 billion for the reconstruction of the Sapele/Benin and Amukpe/Agbor/Uromi roads.   Omo-Agege stated this at a meeting with members of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN) in […]

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NANS Apologises To Aisha Buhari Over Aminu Mohammed’s Arrest

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has apologised to Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari over the arrest of a student of the Federal University, Dutse Jigawa, Aminu Mohammed by Police operatives.   The Nation reports that many Nigerians condemned the alleged arrest of Mohammed over a tweet on the First Lady.   NANS […]

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NPHCDA Raises Alarm, Says Nigeria Yet To Achieve 70% COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has raised an alarm that Nigeria is yet to achieve 70 per cent coverage for COVID-19 vaccination.   Speaking on Tuesday in an interview with NAN, Faisal Shuaib, the Executive Director of NPHCDA, said that as of November 25, 56,790,371 eligible persons targeted for COVID-19 vaccination are […]

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Ekiti Assembly Reverses Suspension Of 3 More Lawmakers

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has reinstated three lawmakers suspended from activities of the House following their roles in stalling the passage of the 2022 revised appropriation budget.   The lawmakers are Yemisi Ayokunle, Ajibade Raphael and Tope Ogunleye.   READ ALSO: Lagos Lawmaker, Olawale Who Died 18 Days Before Daughter’s Wedding  Buried In […]

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IGP, Usman Alkali-Baba Bags Three Months Prison Sentence For Contempt

A federal high court in Abuja has sentenced the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Alkali-Baba to three months in prison for disobeying a court order.   Mobolaji Olajuwon, the presiding judge, issued the ruling on Tuesday, following a suit filed by Patrick Okoli, a former police officer who claims he was unlawfully and compulsorily […]

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Sultan Of Sokoto Vows To Continue Speaking Truth To Power

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has pledged to continue speaking the truth to those in authority, noting that some leaders might not be comfortable with it. He made this known while speaking during the 10th Memorial Anniversary Lecture of Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki on Monday in Abuja where he admonished leaders to […]

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INEC Assures On Replacement Of Burnt PVCs

The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has assured residents of Ogun State whose Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) were burnt by hoodlums that the items will be replaced before the 2023 general elections. He gave the assurance while paying a courtesy call on the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, […]

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FG Approves 14-Day Paternity Leave For Civil Servants

The Federal Government has approved a 14-day paternity leave for serving male officers whose spouse delivers a baby. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan, in a circular said the leave will take effect from November 25, 2022. She said the leave is in line with the provisions of the Public Service Rules, […]

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CJN Ariwoola Raises Alarm, Says Supreme Court Overwhelmed By 6,884 cases

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, has disclosed that the Supreme Court is buckling under the weight of many cases, many of which he claimed are flimsy. To him, some of the cases should not be in court, let alone on appeal. Justice Ariwoola noted that the Supreme Court ranks as the busiest […]

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Juventus’ Entire Board Announce Resignation

The entire board of Italian club Juventus, including president Andrea Agnelli, have resigned.   The Serie A club finished fourth in the league last season and made a €254.3m (£220m) loss – a record in Italy.   Last November, Juventus said they were cooperating with police after an investigation was launched into the club’s transfers. […]

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