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Ekiti Assembly approves jail term for errant herdsmen

Friday, August 26, 2016
The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a bill to regulate public grazing in the state. The bill titled, 'Prohibition of cattle and other ruminants grazing in Ekiti, 2016,' was passed after the Chairman, Joint Committee on Agriculture and Environment, Mr. Ayodele Fajemilehin, submitted the report of the committee on the ... Read more

FAAC: Monthly allocation to FG, States, LGAs fall by N115bn

Friday, August 26, 2016
The activities of pipeline vandals took a huge toll on the revenue into the federation account as the country recorded a shortfall of N250.97bn for the month of July. As a result of this, the allocation to the three tiers of government witnessed a decline of N115.36bn from N559.03bn in June to N443.66bn in July. The figure was released on Thu ... Read more

Fayose condemns police invasion of Kwakwanso's house

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the Tuesday 39;s invasion and seal off of the residence of former Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso by armed policemen to prevent a mass wedding programme, reiterating his earlier warning that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its supporters have built dictatorship ... Read more

Fed Govt launches fresh campaign against Naira abuse

Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Federal Government, through the National Orientation Agency (NOA) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is to launch fresh grassroots campaign against abuse of the national currency. Angered by what it described as high rate of abuse of the Naira by Nigerians, especially during social gatherings and in markets, the government said there was ... Read more

FG okays $42 oil benchmark for 2017 budget, pegs exchange rate at N290 to dollar

Thursday, August 25, 2016
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved the 2017 to 2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), which recommended that the 2017 budget be predicated on oil price benchmark of $42.5 per barrel and N290 exchange rate to a dollar. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, who stated this while briefing State ... Read more

Ondo 2016: I 'll Relocate OSOPADEC Headquarters To Igbokoda If I Win, Olabimtan Vows

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Rt. Hon. Victor Olabimtan, former Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly and All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Aspirant in the November 26th governorship election in the state has vowed to correct the injustice against the oil producing areas of the state if voted as Governor. To first achieve this, the former commissioner repre ... Read more

Recruitment: Police to subject candidates to lie detector tests

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) will subject successful candidates in the ongoing recruitment exercise to compulsory polygraph test (lie detector Test) this test will be in addition to the general background check, biometrics, medical, physical examination, aptitude, oral and psychological tests. The Police will also conduct a thorough verificat ... Read more

FG needs credible information to rescue Chibok girls – Buhari

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
To successfully rescue the abducted Chibok girls, the government needs credible information on their exact location and the cooperation of relevant persons, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. He spoke in a meeting with former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, at the Presidential villa, Abuja, yesterday. Relaying what transpired at the cl ... Read more

Senators reportedly reject Pres. Buhari’s emergency powers bill, say it’ll turn him into a Tyrant

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Some Senators have rejected the proposed ldquo;Emergency Economic Stabilisation Bill 2016 rdquo; President Buhari is planning to sconsulting them. According to Thisday , many of the senators who have spoke on condition of anonymity, say the bill if passed, will turn President Buhari into a tyrant. They say the bill will not see the light of day ... Read more

Again, Mbaka warns of plot to kill Buhari

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Controversial Catholic priest, Ejike Mbaka, who has developed a penchant for prophesying on the political front, has again alleged alleged plot to assassinate President Muhammadu Buhari as a result of his uncompromising stance on corruption. Mbaka, who accurately predicted the defeat of former president Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 polls, had e ... Read more

FG moves to recover looted funds abroad

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has said that the Federal Government is addressing the legal challenges which tied down looted funds in foreign countries. , Malami, also the Minister of Justice, said this at the ongoing annual conference of the Nigerian Bar Association in Port Harcourt on Monday. He said in his pap ... Read more

My Husband Will Make Edo An Investment Haven – Mrs. Obaseki

Monday, August 22, 2016
August 21, 2016 ndash; Wife of the APC flagbearer in the September 10 Edo gubernatorial elections, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, has expressed confidence that her husband will make Edo State attractive to investors and bring about prosperity for the people, if elected Governor. Mrs. Obaseki, who was speaking during the Archdiocesan Catholic Women ... Read more

We don't know the whereabouts of Chibok girls – Air Chief

Monday, August 22, 2016
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force has no intelligence on whether the Chibok girls are in Sambisa Forest or not. Abubakar, who spoke during an interactive session with journalists in Abuja at the weekend, however, said the NAF was working round the clock to rescue the girls and other Nigerians abd ... Read more

FG to start mass construction of houses in 2016 – Fashola

Sunday, August 21, 2016
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola on Friday said the Federal Government has concluded plans to commence construction of homes across the six geopolitical zones of the country in fourth quarter of this year. Fashola who spoke at the first City People Real Estate, and Housing Lecture, held in Lagos stressed the n ... Read more

Budget padding: 10 principal officers back Dogara, disown Jibrin

Friday, August 19, 2016
The Body of Principal Officers of the House of Representatives said on Thursday that the decision to sack its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, was a collective action. They also disassociated themselves from Jibrin and his recent allegations It said Jibrin was sacked in response to agitation by the majority ... Read more
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