Category: Politics

Akeredolu to be sworn in for second term 2021
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Akeredolu to be sworn in for second term 2021

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, will be inaugurated for a second term in office on February 23 next year. The governor was re-elected for another ... Read More

Edo tribunal begins hearing on petitions against Obaseki
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Edo tribunal begins hearing on petitions against Obaseki

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

The Edo State governorship election petitions tribunal on Friday commenced sitting on the petitions challenging the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki in the September 19 ... Read More

Hold public officers accountable to the people – Wike tells media
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Hold public officers accountable to the people – Wike tells media

Kunle Adeleye- October 31, 2020

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday charged members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) to always hold public office holders accountable to the ... Read More

Ondo PDP candidate, Jegede challenges Akeredolu’s re-election victory at tribunal
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Ondo PDP candidate, Jegede challenges Akeredolu’s re-election victory at tribunal

Kunle Adeleye- October 30, 2020

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, has petitioned the state Governorship Election ... Read More

PDP challenges Ekiti govt to account for N3bn Covid-19 funds
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PDP challenges Ekiti govt to account for N3bn Covid-19 funds

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the state government mismanaged the ‘over N3 billion’ received from the federal ... Read More

Bauchi govt loses N1.062bn to ghost workers, fake pensioners
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Bauchi govt loses N1.062bn to ghost workers, fake pensioners

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

The Bauchi State government has revealed that it has lost over N1.062 billion to ghost workers and fake pensioners between June 2016 and January 2020. ... Read More

Rivers gov, Wike, officially signs executive order banning IPOB
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Rivers gov, Wike, officially signs executive order banning IPOB

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has signed an executive order which officially bans the activities of the Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra (IPOB) ... Read More

Senate queries 20 power projects for Minister’s LG in 2021 budget
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Senate queries 20 power projects for Minister’s LG in 2021 budget

Kunle Adeleye- October 29, 2020

The Senate Committee on Power has querried the allocation of 20 power projects for Lau Local Government Area of Taraba State in the 2021 budget ... Read More

Ondo dep gov, Ajayi accuses Akeredolu of sponsoring resignation rumour
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Ondo dep gov, Ajayi accuses Akeredolu of sponsoring resignation rumour

Kunle Adeleye- October 20, 2020

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has denied reports making the rounds that he is set to resign this week describing the rumour ... Read More

Witness tells court how Omokore bought vehicles for Akwa Ibom Senator, in alleged money laundering trial
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Witness tells court how Omokore bought vehicles for Akwa Ibom Senator, in alleged money laundering trial

Kunle Adeleye- October 20, 2020

Kakwagh Ngunan, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, narrated to the court on Monday how Senator Bassey Albert while serving as a Commissioner ... Read More

Gbajabiamila gives condition to sign off 2021 budget
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Gbajabiamila gives condition to sign off 2021 budget

Kunle Adeleye- October 20, 2020

The House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday said he would not endorse the 2021 budget if it failed to make provision for compensation ... Read More

Zamfara Assembly Summons Commissioners, Govenor’s Aide over N37bn Promissory Note
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Zamfara Assembly Summons Commissioners, Govenor’s Aide over N37bn Promissory Note

Kunle Adeleye- October 20, 2020

The Zamfara State House of Assembly on Monday directed the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Nura Zarumi, and his Finance counterpart, Rabi’u Garba, to ... Read More

Gov Fintiri approves appointment of permanent secretaries in Adamawa
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Gov Fintiri approves appointment of permanent secretaries in Adamawa

Kunle Adeleye- October 19, 2020

The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Monday approved the appointment of 11 permanent secretaries for the state’s civil service. The new permanent secretaries were ... Read More

Sanwo-Olu swears in judicial panel on police brutality
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Sanwo-Olu swears in judicial panel on police brutality

Kunle Adeleye- October 19, 2020

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday swore in a Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution to address cases of human rights vilations ... Read More

PDP wins Bauchi local council election
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PDP wins Bauchi local council election

Kunle Adeleye- October 18, 2020

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the chairmanship and councillorship seats in Saturday’s local council election in Bauchi State. The Chairman of the ... Read More

Igbo compiling names of candidates for 2023 presidential election – Ezeife
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Igbo compiling names of candidates for 2023 presidential election – Ezeife

Kunle Adeleye- October 18, 2020

A former Governor of old Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeke Ezeife, said on Sunday the people of South-East are already compiling names of possible candidates for ... Read More

EndSARS Protests: Details of Buhari’s Meeting with NASS Leadership at Aso Villa Emerge
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EndSARS Protests: Details of Buhari’s Meeting with NASS Leadership at Aso Villa Emerge

Kunle Adeleye- October 18, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met behind closed door with the leadership of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. DAILY POST reports that ... Read More

PDP NWC confirms appointment of party’s chairman in Osun
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PDP NWC confirms appointment of party’s chairman in Osun

Kunle Adeleye- October 17, 2020

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ratified the appointment of Mr Sunday Bisi as the acting Chairman of the ... Read More

Senegalese president commends Nigerian govt for peace efforts
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Senegalese president commends Nigerian govt for peace efforts

Kunle Adeleye- October 17, 2020

The Senegalese President, Macky Sall, on Thursday night, commended the Nigerian government for supporting the ongoing fight against insurgency and terrorism in all areas around ... Read More

Edo govt orders DSS, others to fish out suspected killers of #EndSARS protesters
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Edo govt orders DSS, others to fish out suspected killers of #EndSARS protesters

Kunle Adeleye- October 17, 2020

The Edo State government on Friday directed the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies in the state to fish out the killers ... Read More