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7 Takeaways From Gov Fayose’s Statement

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Gov Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, who is being investigated by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for allegedly receiving money from Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), through Musiliu Obanikoro, ex-minister of defence. He has now challenged the agency to publish details of his frozen accounts with ...

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FG, States, LGs Share N559.032bn For June

Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun says Nigeria is not financially sick

The Federal, States and Local Governments have shared the sum of N599.032billion for the month of June 2016. This is the first time in 2016 that the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) is sharing such an amount, which the state governments said will allow them to pay salaries and meet ...

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Strike over salary: Governor threatens to employ fresh graduates


Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, on Saturday threatened to recruit fresh graduates to replace workers in the state currently on strike over non-payment of their salary. The governor issued the threat in Nassarawa Eggon at the celebration of the 35th coronation anniversary of Aren Eggon, Dr Bala Angbazo. He, however, ...

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Buhari Speaks: I’ll deal with those opposing anti-corruption war


President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he knew the appropriate ways to deal with those opposing his ongoing anti-corruption war. He said anybody who attempted to deter his administration from the all out fight against corruption would suffer serious consequences. Buhari handed down the warning during the breaking of Ramadan ...

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Unpaid Allowances: Gov. Dickson Begs Ex-Niger Delta Agitators

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Amid plans by ex-agitators to disrupt the peace and national assets in the Niger Delta, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has pleaded with the federal government to pay their outstanding allowances. This is just as he appealed to ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme to shelve planned protests over ...

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Forgery case: We’ve been vindicated – Senate


SENATE, yesterday, said it has been vindicated by last Thursday’s ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja, which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against public interest. Spokesman Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi claimed the rul­ing by Justice ...

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No section of the country’ll be marginalised –Buhari

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PRESIDENT Muham­madu Buhari has assured Nigerians that under his watch, no section of the country would be discrim­inated against or margin­alised. Buhari said issues and situations would be con­sidered objectively and no action would be taken for or against any section of the country on the basis of prejudice. He ...

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Libya’s unity government suffers blow as four ministers resign

(FILES) This file photo taken on June 23, 2016 shows a handout picture released on June 23, 2016 by the official Facebook page of the media centre of the Council of Ministers of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) of Libyan Prime Minister of the UN-backed unity government Fayez al-Sarraj (C) holding the his first cabinet meeting, attended by 17 cabinet members in the Libyan capital Tripoli.
On March 30, Libya's prime minister-designate Fayez al-Sarraj sailed into Tripoli under naval escort and set up the headquarters of his country's unity government. After three months in office, how has the Government of National Accord fared in tackling Libya's long list of crises?


The UN-backed government installed in March is still struggling to secure a vote of confidence from existing bodies. Hopes for the success of Libya’s unity government were dealt a blow on Thursday with the resignation of four cabinet ministers. Finance Minister Fakhir Muftah Bouferna, Justice Minister Jumaa al-Dersi, National Reconciliation ...

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