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Immigration recovers 700 PVCs from non-Nigerians

The Nigeria Immigration Service has said it retrieved more than 700 voter cards, from non-Nigerians living in the country. The Comptroller-General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, disclosed this at the 2018 NIS award presentation in Abuja on Saturday. According to Babandede, the service was fully involved in the election process, to ensure that no foreigner votes…

Buhari approves appointments of nine Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita. The list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Dr. Bakari…

Electoral Act Bill: Why Senate can’t override President Buhari – Keyamo

The Director General of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said that the Senate cannot muster the number to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the Electoral Act amendment Bill. President Buhari yesterday withdrew his ascent from the bill, saying it was to avoid chaos. The Senior lawyer was reacting to the…

Electoral Act Bill: ECOWAS stopped Buhari from signing Bill – Senator Omo-Agege

The lawmaker representing Delta Central at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Ovie Omo-Agege has revealed that the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance forbids President Muhammadu Buhari from signing the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. According to News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmaker gave this insight in Abuja…

‘Tottenham has given me value’ – Pochettino dismisses Manchester United rumours

The Spurs manager has been linked with the position at Old Trafford but insists he is happy and made to feel appreciated. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has declared himself “happy” with his situation at the club as rumours link him to Manchester United. The Spurs boss’ continued success with the London club has seen him appear in…

Mourinho: No player has asked to leave Manchester United

Jose Mourinho insists that none of his players have asked to leave Manchester United during the January transfer window. The Portuguese manager has struggled to maintain a regular starting lineup this season, having made 46 total changes in the first 15 Premier League matches of the campaign. A total of seven players are entering the last few months of…

Nigerian govt speaks on extension of 200,000 N-Power volunteers

Afolabi Imoukhuede, a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhar on Job Creation, has said extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones. Imoukhuede made the clarification while featuring on ‘Guest of the Week’ on OSRC TV on Thursday in Akure,…

He Owns A University But Doesn’t Understand Satire, Seun Kuti Taunts Oyedepo

Nigerian singer, Seun Kuti has taken a swipe at Bishop David Oyedepo, founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, over his comment on the possibility of an impostor taking the place of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a video that went viral on social media earlier this week, Oyedepo had commented on an article in The Nation…

Details of Atiku, Saraki, Ikimi, Oyinlola’s meeting with 43 party chairmen emerge

The consensus candidate of some opposition parties and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has met with national chairmen of 43 political parties on Friday. Also in attendance were the Senate President and DG of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Bukola Saraki, Olagunsoye Onyinlola, Tom Ikimi, Kawu Baraje,…

JUST IN: Trouble looms as APC moves to punish Okorocha, Yari, Amosun

After exhausting all means to placate some critical stakeholders in the party who are aggrieved owing to the fall-out of its controversial primaries, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has decided to wield the big stick on party members, especially state governors who are working against the interest of the party to achieve victory in…

NEMA receives 193 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 193 stranded Nigerians from Libya. Mr Segun Afolayan, Acting Zonal Coordinator, NEMA, South West Zone, confirmed the development to the newsmen on Friday in Lagos. Afolayan said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 8.32pm on…

APC crisis: Learn how to talk – Gov. Okorocha attacks Oshiomhole

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole needs to learn how to talk in a way that will dignify the party. Okorocha said this while lambasting the APC Chairman over his comments against some leaders of the ruling party. Recall that Oshiomhole…

I have a license to carry a gun — Singer Small Doctor

Singer Small Doctor who was over the weekend arrested for ‘illegal possession’ of firearms has revealed that he has a license to carry a gun, thus saying that his arrest by the Lagos State police was a case of misunderstanding. Recall the singer was arrested a few days ago for ‘illegal possession’ of firearms and…

‘We Bought Diesel For Rescue Operations To Continue’ — Residents Lament Pace Of Work On Collapsed Building In Rivers

“We have tried in our capacity to get the needed help at rescuing not only our brother, but all others trapped under the debris of the collapsed structure. The brother of one the victims had to buy 150 litres of diesel after the rescue team stopped work due to shortage of diesel,” President of the…

Doctor suspects wounds on lawyer accused of killing husband self-inflicted

A medical doctor, who is the seventh witness in the trial of a lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, charged with stabbing her husband (Symphorosa) to death, says he suspects that wounds found on the accused were self-inflicted. Udeme, was on June 13, arraigned by the police before an Igbosere High Court in Lagos State, on a two-count…

Nigerian Army Killed Police Efficiency, Says Oba Akiolu

“It is the Nigerian Army who actually killed the efficiency and the progress of the Police,” he said. Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Lagos, has said the Nigerian Army “killed the efficiency” of the Nigerian Police Force. He stated this in his address at the public hearing on a bill for an Act to repeal…

Samuel Obulu, Miss FCT organizer is dead

Samuel Obulu, Miss FCT organizer is dead. The beauty pageant CEO reportedly lost his life, on Tuesday after a battle with kidney disease. His friends who are still in deep shock on the loss of the Miss FCT organizer, have taken to social media to mourn him. One John Tega took to Facebook to write:…

Dogara swears in three APC lawmakers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three lawmakers elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the House. The oath of office was administered on the new lawmakers by the Speaker on Wednesday. The new members are: Yusuf Nuhu (Bauchi, Toro Federal Constituency), Tunji Olawuyi (Kwara,…

How Buhari can prove he’s not ‘Jubril’ from Sudan – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has disclosed how President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, can proved he was not cloned. There had been insinuations that Buhari was replaced with one Jubril from Sudan. Responding to the claim, Buhari, while in Poland, said that he is real and not cloned. However,…

ASUU strike to continue as meeting with FG ends in deadlock

The lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU will continue as the meeting between the leadership of the academic union and the Federal government ended in a deadlock today December 4th. The meeting which held at the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu’s office, failed to see both parties reach an agreement.…