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NNPCL’s Mele Kyari due for retirement or sack, Industry Stakeholders Tell Tinubu as Outrage trails retirement of 90 Staff

Industry stakeholders in the oil and gas sector of the nation’s economy on Wednesday demanded for the sack or retirement of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), Mr. Mele Kyari. The stakeholders in a statement authored in Portharcourt, Rivers State and signed by Fidelis Okoroafor accused the GMD of […]

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Presidential Election Tribunal: Peter Obi, Atiku file appeal as they head to Supreme Court

The Labour Party and its presidential candidate in the February 25th presidential election, Peter Obi, has filed an appeal against the September 6, 2023 ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) at the Supreme Court. Labour Party’s lawyers led by Livy Uzokwu (SAN) approached the Supreme court on 51 grounds which they “termed an […]

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Olubadan lauds Ganduje’s leadership style

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Dr. Abdulhai Umar Ganduje was on Tuesday lauded over his leadership style by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Sen. Lekan Balogun, CFR, Alli Okunmade II at his Alarere residence in Ibadan.  Ganduje, the immediate past Governor of Kano State was installed the Are Fiwajoye […]

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Governor Adeleke and aides reportedly escape air crash after private jet catches fire

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state and his aides reportedly survived an aircraft crash after the private jet they had boarded, caught fire just before take off. According to a report by Leadership, by a stroke of luck, on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, a Bombadier Global Express 6000, owned by billionaire businessman, Chief Adedeji Adeleke, […]

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UAE official counters FG’s claim, says ” no changes on the Nigeria/UAE travel status so far”

An official of the United Arab Emirates has countered claims made by the Federal government that it has lifted the year-long visa ban on Nigerian travelers. In an interview with CNN, an official from the Gulf state who spoke on condition of anonymity said “There are no changes on the Nigeria/UAE travel status so far.” […]

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President Tinubu appoints Zacch Adedeji as acting chairman of FIRS

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Zacch Adedeji is the new Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). A statement released by Ajuri Ngelali, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, says the President has directed the erstwhile FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Nami, to proceed on 3 months of […]

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President Tinubu on movement to New York, Sunday for 78th UNGA

President Bola Tinubu will on Sunday depart Abuja to attend the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States of America (USA). The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicitu, Ajuri Ngelali, disclosed this to State House correspondents today September 15. According to Ngelale, alongside the General Assembly proceedings, the […]

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Nigeria gradually losing respect for rule of law- Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, has said that Nigeria is “gradually losing one of the biggest intangible assets that make a nation strong, which is respect for the rule of law”.  In a statement posted on his X handle in celebration of International Democracy Day today September […]

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Alli congratulates Adedeji on appointment as FIRS Acting Chairman

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has congratulated Dr Zacchaeus Adedeji, the Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Revenue, on his appointment as Acting Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS). This is contained in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Ibadan. Alli said that Adedeji’s appointment was not […]

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3 Months 10 Days In Office: Oyo House of Assembly Member, Ogunsola Congratulates Makinde On Attainment Of Unprecedented Feats

The Lawmaker representing Iwajowa State Constituency at Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Anthony Ogunsola has congratulated Governor Seyi Makinde’s 100 days in office that birthed good governance, leadership with human face and  attainment of unprecedented feats. Hon. Ogunsola hailed Gov. Makinde in a congratulatory statement which he personally signed and made available to news men. […]

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Oyo South: Alli donates computers, furniture, solar inverters to schools 

In a bid to enhance educational experience of students, Sen. Sharafadeen Alli (APC- Oyo South) has generously donated computer sets power generating set, solar panels/inverters and furniture to schools within his district.  This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in […]

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Oyo State Committed To Sustainable Development Through The Digital Economy- Makinde’s Aide

The Oyo State Government is committed towards fostering innovation which is the  heartbeat of the digital and tech economy.  The Executive Assistant to the Oyo state Governor on Administration, Rev Idowu Ogedengbe stated this at the  Ibadan Tech Expo held at the University of Ibadan International Conference Centre on Saturday. Rev Ogedengbe who represented Gov Seyi Makinde […]

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Alli celebrates Aderibigbe, Adedeji’s  investiture into Knighthood of St.Christopher in Ibadan

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has congratulated APC Chieftain, Asiwaju Yemi Aderibigbe and Dr Zacchaeus Adedeji on their investiture  into Knighthood in the order of Saint Christopher (KSC) in Ibadan. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas and made available newsmen on Sunday in Ibadan. Aderibigbe and wife […]

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Don’t appeal judgement upholding Tinubu’s victory- Dave Umahi advises Peter Obi, says he serves as John The Baptist to bring Tinubu to office

The Minister of Works Senator Dave Umahi has has asked the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi not to contemplate appealing the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) which affirmed the victory of President Bola Tinubu at the poll,saying that he Obi will not win. […]

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Ondo Gov. Akeredolu returns home three months after embarking on medical trip

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has returned to the country after three months of medical leave in Germany.  Akeredolu began his medical leave in June, which was later extended indefinitely by the state House of Assembly. Akeredolu transferred power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, in line with constitutional provisions after he embarked on the […]

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I’m In office To End Bad Leadership In Nigeria- Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said he vied for the office of president to end bad leadership in the country.  Tinubu who is in India for the G-20 Summit said this during an interaction with Nigerians in India on Thursday evening, September 7. “We are here to present a new future to you. A future […]

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Tribunal Strikes Out Atiku’s Claim Of Guinean Citizenship And Drug Case Against Tinubu 

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar’s petition of dual citizenship and drug conviction against President Bola Tinubu, has been dismissed by the Presidential Election Petitions Court. Atiku had claimed that Tinubu failed to disclose in his form EC9 that he holds dual citizenship of Nigeria and Guinea, having voluntarily acquired the citizenship […]

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Buhari congratulates Tinubu over his victory at the Tribunal

Former President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Tinubu for his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Court. The court on Wednesday, September 6 upheld the election of President Tinubu and dismissed the petitions filed by the Labour Party, Peoples Democratic Party and the Allied Peoples Movement APM. In a statement signed by his media aide, […]

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APC, Nigerians vindicated with Tinubu’s victory at PEPC –  Alli

Senator Sharafadeen Alli(APC-Oyo South) has extended his heartfelt  congratulations to President Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC). This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Ibadan. The PEPC had on Wednesday affirmed the election of […]

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Tribunal verdict reaffirms my electoral victory as transparent, well-deserved- Alli 

Sen. Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has described the judgment of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan as a reaffirmation that his electoral victory in February 25 election was well-deserved. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Wednesday. The […]

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