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Buhari, Kwara gov, PDP, Emir mourn as Saraki matriarch dies at 89

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former president, Muhammadu Buhari, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Emir of Ilorin and chairman, Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Alhaji  Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari and Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) have condoled with the Sarakis on the death of their matriarch, Chief Florence Morenike Saraki, which occurred on Tuesday, June 18. Former Senate president, …

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Alleged N423bn fraud: Arrest ex-gov El-Rufai, cohorts, group tells EFCC, ICPC

A group, Kaduna K-23 Movement (KK-23 M), has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and other relevant security agencies to arrest and prosecute the former governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and all his collaborators indicted by the report of the House of …

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You can’t intimidate Tinubu, Kano APC chairman warns Kwankwaso

Kano State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Abbas, has warned the former governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, that no amount of his threats could intimidate the Federal Government led by President Bola Tinubu. Abbas spoke following an allegation by the NNPP that the Federal Government and the APC were working hard to create a new …

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First Bank confirms Alebiosu as MD, Ebong revealed as DMD

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has confirmed the appointment of Olusegun Alebiosu as its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO). Ini Ebong and Omotunde Alao-Olaifa were also confirmed Deputy Managing Director and Non-Executive Director respectively. This is contained in a filing signed by Company Secretary, Adewale Arogundade to the Nigerian Exchange Group on Wednesday, June 19. …

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Rivers crisis: Protesting youths pull down Wike’s statue in Obio-Akpor

Protesting youths on Tuesday pulled down a statue of Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State. Wike, a former two-term governor of Rivers, was also Chairman of Obio-Akpor LGA from 1999 to 2007. A viral video sighted by this reporter on the X platform showed …

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NCDC panics over cholera spread

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has urged state governments to prioritise actions that ensure access to and use of safe water, basic sanitation, and proper hygiene practices in communities. The call is contained in a comprehensive advisory released to the public, healthcare workers, and state governments on mitigating the spread of cholera. …

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Kano: We’ll resist state of emergency – Kwankwaso accuses Nigerian Govt of causing insecurity

A former governor of Kano State and leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, has accused the government of Ahmed Bola Tinubu of compromising Kano security by their refusal to take away heavy operatives guarding the deposed Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero. Kwankwaso also accused the Federal Government of attempting to …

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BREAKING: Gov Fubara directs LGA administration heads to take over councils (Full Speech)

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara has directed all Heads of Local Government Administration, HLGAs, in the state’s 23 local government areas to take charge of councils starting today, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. HMTV reports that this directive follows the expiration of the tenure of the 23 Local Government Areas, LGA, Chairmen on Monday, June 17, …

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Sallah: Nigeria needs sacrificing citizens to progress –Tinubu

Muslims commemorate Eid-el Adha, a festival symbolising sacrifice, obedience and faith, President Bola Tinubu, yesterday As Muslims commemorate Eid-el Adha, a festival symbolising sacrifice, obedience and faith, President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, said Nigeria needed sacrificing citizens to fulfill the dreams of its founding fathers. Addressing newsmen after observing eid prayers at Dodan Barracks, Lagos, he emphasised the …

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