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Federal Executive Council approves seaport for Badagry, Lagos

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The Federal Executive Council at its meeting today approved the establishment of a seaport in Badagry, Lagos to bring in big vessels into the country. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the meeting presided by President Buhari. According to Fashola, the ...

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I regret campaigning for Sheriff to become PDP Chairman and have learnt my lessons – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, said he regrets campaigning for the embattled factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to become the Chairman. Fayose said: “I must tell you that I have learnt my lessons from my past experience. I will not openly identify or campaign ...

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Between diversification and restructuring

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Two inconsistent positions, one opposing the call for restructuring of the country and another advocating the introduction of state police, recently made public in quick succession by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, have come to reiterate the import of policy uniformity by governmental authorities and the grave socio-political effect which misrepresented ...

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Clinton campaign ‘hacked’ along with other Democratic groups

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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report. The latest hack follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. US officials widely believe that the cyber attacks were committed by ...

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Michelle Obama delivers glowing endorsement of Clinton

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PHIA, PA – JULY 25: First lady Michelle Obama gives two thumbs up to the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of ...

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Why my regime was toppled in 1985, by Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari may have stirred the hornets nest when yesterday, he declared he was removed from office on August 27, 1985 because he was planning to purge the military hierarchy of corruption. He specifically pointed a finger at two of his top subordinates in the army then, former Chief ...

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Nobody can remove me, says Ekweremadu

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Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday allayed fears over his continued occupation of his present office on account of his trial over alleged forgery of senate rules, insisting that nobody would remove him from office. Ekweremadu, who carpeted the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), over what he ...

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Mixed reactions over impeachment move, immunity for legislators

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There is no doubt that the frosty relationship between the Presidency and the leadership of the National Assembly, especially that of the Senate, which started from the inception of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of President Muhammadu Buhari has lingered more than expected. This was despite several make-belief moves ...

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Court reserves judgment in suit by Fayose’s aide till Tuesday

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Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Maitama has reserved judgment in a fundamental rights suit filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by an aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Agbele. Agbele slammed a N500 million Naira suit ...

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There is no plan to impeach Buhari –Nigerian Senate

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The Senate, yesterday, denied speculations of a plot to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that it was only a rumour. Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, refused to speak on the alleged impeachment threats with its National chairman Senator Ahmed Makarfi, saying it was a situation embedded within the legislature. The United Peoples ...

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