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Presidency Asks Obasanjo To Explain Absence At Inauguration, Democracy Day.

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The Presidency says former President Olusegun Obasanjo needs to explain to Nigerians why he was absent from the 2019 Presidential inauguration and Democracy Day celebrations because the claim that he was not invited or he did not receive an invitation cannot be sustained.  

Kwara Dissolves Boards Of All State-Owned Companies

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has dissolved the board of directors of all the state-owned companies.

FERMA Begins Rehabilitation Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

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The Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, has flagged off the general maintenance and repair works of section 2 of the Lagos Badagry Expressway, which starts at Igbo elerin, in Okokomaiko and terminates at Agbara.

Senate President Promises Structured Over Sight Functions

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured Nigerians that the upper legislative chamber will take a structured approach in carrying out its oversight functions.

Kwara LGA’s Suspended

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The Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has suspended the 16 Local Government Council executives and legislative committees in line with the earlier recommendation of the state house of assembly.

Be Patient With Nigeria, Lawan Tells E.U.

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The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has asked the European Union to be patient with Nigeria as the country progresses in its reform of the electoral processes.

Ilorin Commercial Motorcyclists Protest Police Extortion

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Several commercial motorcycle operators in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital took to the streets of the metropolis on Tuesday to protest what they call extortion by men of the state Police Command.

Presidency Welcomes NDI/ IRI Election Report With Reservations

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The Presidency says it welcomes with reservations, the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections.

Zenith Labour Party Bemoans Rising Insecurity, Poverty

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Zenith Labour Party says it is worried about the high level of insecurity and poverty in Nigeria.

Ogun Governor Promises Qualitative Governance

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Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun says his vision is to provide a focused and qualitative governance to the people of the state.

FG To Restructure Power Sector For More Investments

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The Nigerian Government has begun discussions with relevant bodies on how to restructure the power sector to make it more attractive to investors.

 

Tribunal Reserves Ruling In FCT Area Council Election Petition

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The FCT Area Council Election Petition Tribunal has reserved ruling in the motion by the All Progressives Congress and its chairmanship candidate Danladi Chiya seeking the dismissal of the petition by the People's Democratic Party, PDP challenging the outcome of the Kwali area council chairmanship election.

Arraignment Of Former Bayelsa Speaker For Abuse Of Office Stalled

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The arraignment of the immediate past Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Friday Kombowei Benson and four others before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja over alleged abuse of office brought against them by the Federal Government has been stalled again.

HDP Says 2019 Presidential Poll Unconstitutional

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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has been told that the February 23 presidential election which produced President Muhammadu Buhari, for a second term in office is unlawful, illegal and unconstitutional.

Buhari Signs Two Bills Into Law

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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed two bills into law, including the National Institute for Security Studies Bill and that of the Federal Polytechnic amendment Bill.

Senate President Appoints Aji And Adedayo As CoS And SA Media

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has appointed Babagana Muhammad Aji and Festus Adedayo as his Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity respectively.

Cross River Set To Develop Tourism Infrastructure

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Cross River State governor, Prof.Ben Ayade says his government will invest in infrastructure to drive tourism development in the state.

Bauchi Governorship Election Tribunal To Commence Pre-Hearing July 1

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The Governorship election petition tribunal for Bauchi state has adjourned petition filed by the immediate past Governor of the state Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress against the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to the first of July 2019 for commencement of pre-hearing session.

Kwara Assembly Urges Governor To Suspend 16 LG Councils.

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The Kwara State House of Assembly has directed its Joint Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary to investigate all the 16 Local Government Councils over allegations of misappropriation of fund accruable to the councils since November 2017.

APC Governors Resolve To Support President Buhari

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Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have promised to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in improving economic performance, securing the country and further strengthening the bond of unity in the country.


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