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Atiku Abubakar condemns killing of Afenifere leader Pa Fasoranti’s daughter by suspected herdsmen

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, has condemned the killing Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti by suspected herdsmen.   We reported earlier that the daughter of the Afenifere leader was attacked alongside other road users by suspected Fulani herdsmen, while heading to …

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‘I salute you for your intellectual momentum and interventions on state issues’ – President Buhari’s message to Wole Soyinka on his 85th birthday

President Buhari has felicitated with Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on his 85th birthday, July 13, 2019.   Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on (Media & Publicity) Femi Adesina rejoiced with the literary icon for being one of the country’s greatest prides, and a universal brand. The …

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ICPC asks Lai to appear in court over ‘N2.5bn fraud’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has invited the immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed to appear before a Federal High Court, Abuja to explain his role in the alleged misappropriation of N2.5 billion Federal Government Digital Switch-Over (DSO), programme.   A statement from the spokesperson …

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Federal Govt Declares May 29 Public Holiday

The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 29, as work-free day to mark the 2019 presidential inauguration. This was announced in a statement by the permanent secretary at the interior ministry, Georgina Ehuriah. According to Ms Ehuriah, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of …

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Minimum wage: NYSC allowance rises to N30,000

The Federal Government has increased the monthly allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to 30,000. Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a press conference where she added that the total sum of N649.434 billion was verified by the ministry as …

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