Leadership Newspapers News Today Wednesday 12th June 2019
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The newly elected President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says he will be fair to his colleagues irrespective of political, ethnic or religious affiliation. He said this while delivering his remarks at the end of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, which saw to his emergence. Lawan said the senate under his leadership would do […]
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Agency Reports ***transmutes death sentence of 9 others to life imprisonment The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has approved the release of eight (8) persons convicted for various crimes, in the exercise of the prerogative of mercy in line with the recommendation of the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. In a statement, Secretary, […]
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The Ondo state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the emergence of Sen. Ahmed Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila as the President and Speaker of the 9th National Assembly as a good omen for a new phase of democracy and development in Nigeria. Mr Alex Kalejaiye, the state’s Publicity Secretary of the party, […]
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The House of Representatives on Tuesday elected Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), as the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives. Gbajabiamila was declared speaker after an election following his nomination by the former Appropriations Committee Chairman, Rep. Jibrin Abdulmumin (APC-Kano). Omolori announced that 358 members voted, saying Gbajabiamila scored 281 votes out of 358 votes cast […]
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… we’re closing in on the kidnappers BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Uneasy calm currently envelopes communities in Andoni local government area of Rivers State, following the 72-hour ultimatum handed down by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, to traditional rulers and political leaders in the area on the kidnap of two expatriate construction workers. Unknown gunmen had at […]
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By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The federal government has disclosed that it will purse the unconditional return of looted assets kept abroad as one of its strategy to tackle corruption. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this in Abuja on Tuesday during the Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, titled, ‘Curbing Electoral […]
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BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN The Chairman of Lere Local Government Area, Honourable Abubakar Buba before the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC), for alleged embezzlement and misappropriation of funds belonging to the council. The Chairman was dragged before the anti graft Commission by a group under the auspices of Concerned Peoples Congress of Lere. In a […]
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BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT To prepare journalists for emergencies, the International Committee on Red Cross (ICRC), will train members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Rivers State on First Aid. NUJ Chairman in the state, Stanley Job Stanley, disclosed this in Port Harcourt while speaking at a one-day workshop on “Role of […]
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BY EMMANUEL MGBEAHURUIKE, The Imo State Governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has expressed warm felicitations to the people of the State and Nigerians in general on this special maiden celebration of the recently instituted Democracy Day in Nigeria. Recalling his direct and active involvement in the struggle for the return of democratic rule in Nigeria alongside […]
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The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), says it has uncovered plans by Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) to launch recruitment drive in the coming months through misinformation embedded with radicalisation programmes. The Chief of Military Public Information MNJTF Col Timothy Antigha in a statement urged traditional, religious, community leaders and parents to […]
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