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target=_blank>D’ Banj, Teni to Perform at 2019 Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon
One of Nigeria’s biggest music stars, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, has been signed to entertain runners and fans at Eko Atlantic City, the finish point of the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on February 2. In a statement signed by Olukayode Thomas, Head of Communication and Media, D’banj will perform alongside
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target=_blank>FG Defends Amaechi over Leaked Audio Clips
• Insists Obasanjo, Yar’Adua set precedent on IG’s tenure extension Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The federal government has defended the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, over an audio clip shared by an opposition media stalwart, Reno Omokri, where he was purportedly heard deriding President Muhammadu Buhari as someone who neither takes advice nor reads
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target=_blank>Presidency Wants PDP Sanctioned over Alleged Breach of Peace Accord
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The presidency yesterday accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of breaching the peace accord signed by presidential candidates in December 2018. Consequently, it appealed to the National Peace Committee to act on the alleged violation by the PDP. Making the accusation in a statement, presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, accused the
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target=_blank>Emeruwa Assumes Duty as CAF Head of Safety and Security
A member of staff of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Christian Emeruwa, has resumed office in Cairo, Egypt as Head of Safety and Security of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the continental –ruling body for the game of football. Emeruwa, who has served as special assistant to three successive NFF General Secretaries, is on
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target=_blank>Buhari Calls for Respect of Democracy in Gabon
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja called for respect for the constitutional government in Gabon, an oil-rich West-central African country. Buhari, according to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, was reacting to reports of attempted military take-over in Gabon last Monday.
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target=_blank>IG Appoints Lakanu as New Force Secretary
The Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Frederick Taiwo Lakanu, as the new Force Secretary. By this appointment, Lakanu has also become a member of the Nigeria Police Force Management Team. A statement issued yesterday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, said the appointment
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target=_blank>APGA Not an Option for Nasarawa, says PDP
Emmanuel Ukumba The Nasarawa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Hon. Emmanuel Ombugadu, has cautioned the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)gubernatorial candidate, Labaran Maku, against fronting the All Progressives Grand Alliance platform as an option for wrestling power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The PDP flag-bearer stated this Monday
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target=_blank>Abia APGA Governorship Candidate Commends INEC Chairman
Nseobong Okon-Ekong The Abia State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Otti has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu for confirming the alarm it raised that politicians have perfected plans to rig the 2019 elections. Alex Otti Campaign Organisation recently 6 issued a statement signed
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target=_blank>No Way for Tinubu in Kwara Politics, Saraki Tells APC
Hammed Shittu in Ilorin Senate President and National Leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday said the purported move by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, and his cohorts in the party in the state to annex Kwara State as their next political abode in the 2019
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Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mahammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged political leaders to shun immoral practices, imbibe honesty and accountability in the management of human and material resources. Abubakar made the call at the 22nd Auchi Day Annual celebration of the “Most High’’ held in Auchi, Edo State. Abubakar, […]
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