The youth wing of the pan Igbo socio political organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said it has assessed the performance of governors and other political office holders of South East extraction and would declare the result of the exercise on May 29.
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A contractor, Mr. Mustapha Yerima, Monday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, paid his firm, Rytebuilders Technologies Limited, N1.2billion to construct a multipurpose shopping mall for him in Abuja.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has described the difficulties Nigerians are going through as ``the birth pangs of a great futureâ€™â€™. Buhari, who gave the description at the official inauguration of some projects in Lagos on Monday, said that the Federal Government was fully aware of the difficulties Nigerians ``have had to go throughâ€™â€™.
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The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its resolve to alleviate poverty across the country with N5,000 using biometrics data collation. Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Advisor, Social Investment, Office of the Vice President, said this while speaking at the international conference on ``Child Poverty and Social Protection in Western, Central Africa,â€ in Abuja.
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GOVERNON Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state, has relieved Mr Abdul Oroh of his appointment as Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in the State.
Though no reason was given but the state said the sack was "in the public interest".
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SENATOR Dino Melaye,has relieved his pre-election experience in the 2015 general election,saying he went through several temptations in a bid to know his fate at the poll.
Dino disclosed that some of his core loyalists,who he said were so deeply concerned about his fate ahead of the poll, tempted him to seek victory prediction through different diabolical means.
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Governor Ibikunke Amosun of Ogun State has advised his colleagues and indeed, the Nigerian government to be more creative, saying it was the only way out the current economic and financial challenges bedeviling the country.
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The Federal Government would require 166 billion dollars in the next five years to meet the country's energy and transport infrastructure needs, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said. The minister made the disclosure at a public hearing in the House of Representatives on a Bill for an Act to Repeal the Nigerian Railway Corporation Act on Monday in Abuja.
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A Rights group, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has described recent report accusing the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engineer Babachir David Lawal of job racketeering as false, saying the accusations are only aimed at undermining the anti corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Efforts by the Lagos State to formally begin the trial of the Trustees of the Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN) and the two engineers involved in the construction of the collapsed six-storey Church guest house on Monday failed as a prosecution witness listed to testify in the matter was disallowed by the trial court.
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A close associate of Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Senator Nimi Bariagha Amange has dismissed as untrue, reports that the former President had gone on self exile in CÃ´te De Ivoire.
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The Nigerian Army declared Monday that following the heat generated by the militaryâ€™s air and land assault on Boko Haram hideouts and remaining camps inside Sambisa Forest, the Chief Bomb maker of the terroristsâ€™ sect, was killed as he made attempt to escape from the forest.
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The remand warrant obtained by anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against the Spokesperson of the 2015 Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign Organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been described as highly contentious and a violation of the fundamental human rights of the former Minister of Aviation.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, opposed bid by the embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, to travel to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.
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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has said that the former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party was dissolved and a caretaker committee appointed, during last Saturday's National Convention held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State to save the party.
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Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode was Monday ordered to be remanded in Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC by a Lagos State Magistrate court sitting in Ikeja for 21 days.
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