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Ekiti: Police Say Teargassing of Crowd, a Mistake, Assure it Won’t Happen Again

Apparently responding to the growing condemnation of its forceful dispersal of supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that gathered in front of Government House, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State for an address by the state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, the police Thursday said the action was a mistake that would not be allowed

Fayose To Saraki: It’s Time To Return To PDP

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has advised the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki to dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) and return back to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This is as Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike accused the Federal Government of using the Economic and Financial Crimes

Oshiomhole To APC Leaders, Members: I Don’t Belong To Any Faction

Oshiomhole vow to reposition APC •’We must work for unity’ ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole yesterday told party faithful and leaders that he did not belong to any faction or bloc within the ruling party. His emergence as national chairman, he said, was a product of the collective unity

Umahi condemns renaming of Abakaliki Street in Anambra

* Warns against discriminating Ebonyians in Anambra The Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors Forum, Mr. David Umahi, has condemned the renaming of a street initially named after Abakaliki, by his Anambra State counterpart, Mr. Willie Obiano. Obiano had recently renamed the popular Abakaliki Street, housing most of the

Over 70% LASU Budget Spent On Diesel – VC

The Lagos State University (LASU) says it spent more than 70 per cent of its annual budget on purchase of diesel due to erratic power supply to the institution. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, the Vice-Chancellor of the university made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday

CAN Rejects Ex-boko Haram Recruit Into Army, Police

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has opposed reported moves by the Federal Government directing the Nigerian Army and Police to recruit some former members of Boko Haram terrorists who recently underwent deradicalisation programme. The President of CAN, Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, said on Tuesday that if it is true, it

Fuel Subsidy Hits N2.4billion Daily

Nigeria may be losing the gains of increases in the international oil prices as the Federal Government subsidy on fuel has risen to N2.4 billion daily in May, from N774 million in March, 2018, also as a result of the high price of crude oil in the international market. Unlike in

President Buhari To Sign 2018 Budget Next Week

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this on Wednesday to newsmen at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting which was held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The Presidency had on May 25, 2018, received the 2018 Appropriation Bill from the National

Sustainability of minimum wage hike shows challenge for Buhari   

Sustainability and adverse budget implication is a major cause for worry across board as discussions on the planned minimum wage increase continues. While labour costs in Nigeria are relatively cheap at $50 dollar a month, it is largely unproductive. “What we have now is not a living wage; so already workers are

Why Omisore Dumped PDP

A former Deputy Governor of Osun State , Iyiola Omisore , has finally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the Social Democratic Party where he said he desired to contest the September 22 governorship election in the state . Omisore announced his defection in a statement made available to journalists in