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Buhari was not aware of Onnoghen’s trial, says Osinbajo

Buhari was not aware of Onnoghen’s trial, says Osinbajo

Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo said president Muhammadu Buhari was not aware of the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal until Saturday, 12 January. The Nigerian government is suing the CJN for refusal to declare his assets in breach of the provision of the […]
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Nigeria govt launches international passport with 10-year validity

The Nigerian government has launched a red diplomatic international passport with a ten-year validity. Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo were issued the 10-year Diplomatic passport by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) during the emergency Federal Executive Council (FEC) that was held on Tuesday, January 15. Buhari had ordered that the validity […]
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Atiku says he’d change CBN governor if elected

Nigeria’s main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said he would appoint a new central bank governor and float the naira if he wins next month’s elections. Godwin Emefiele is not doing a good job, Abubakar said, adding that he’d make the change when the governor’s first term ends in June. “I don’t think he’s pursued the […]
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FG targets $3tr in new micro pension plan

FG targets $3tr in new micro pension plan

Uche Usim, Abuja Barring any change in programmes, the National Pension Commission (PenCom) will, before the end of the month, launch a Micro Pension Plan, which is expected to attract N3 trillion into the existing N8.45 trillion pension assets. A top government source who disclosed this to our correspondent also revealed that the programme targets […]
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Tension brews in FUOYE over ASUU crisis

Tension brews in FUOYE over ASUU crisis

Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti There was tension on the campus of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE), on Wednesday, over the ongoing leadership crisis rocking the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) chapter of the university as the warring factions of the union have refused to sheath their swords on both sides. Trouble started a few […]
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2019: Okorocha’s son-in-law’s party, AA denies endorsing Atiku

2019: Okorocha’s son-in-law’s party, AA denies endorsing Atiku

Samuel Bello, Abuja The Action Alliance (AA), a political party formed by Rochas Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, has refuted reports in some sections of the media that it has endorsed People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Factional chairman of the party, Tunde Anifowose, on Wednesday, told journalists, in Abuja, that the report […]
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EFCC invites Fani-Kayode, Odumakin over fake news

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Wednesday invited Femi Fani-Kayode and Afenifere chieftain, Yinka Odumakin for questioning over their claims that the commission sought to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The anti-graft’s spokesman Tony Orilade disclosed this at the ongoing conference of Online Publishers Association of Nigeria in Abuja. Orilade […]
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Buhari, Osinbajo to participate in televised presidential town hall programme

The ruling All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council spokesman Festus Keyamo said Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and his vice Yemi Osinbajo will Wednesday participate in a televised presidential townhall programme. “President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR and the Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, GCON, who are also the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates of the All Progressives Congress in […]
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Minimum Wage: Labour promises hell for dissenting governors

Minimum Wage: Labour promises hell for dissenting governors

NAN With President Muhammadu Buhari about to roll out a new salary package for civil servants, an influential workers union has promised tough times for governors who may not pay the new salary structure. The Secretary-General of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Mr Bashir Lawal, restated on Wednesday, the resolve of […]
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APC relaunches website after plagiarism controversy

Fayose launches free healthcare for Ekiti indigenes

A website owned by the All Progressive Congress (APC) that published a plagiarized manifesto has been relaunched after it was put under maintenance by the party. A section of the website on Saturday contained obviously plagiarized content that included the statement, “Our first priority is keeping America safe and secure,” But party spokesman Lanre Issa-Onilu […]
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