Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Ebunoluwa Olafusi

    Oshiomhole’s victory ‘well deserved’

Oshiomhole’s victory ‘well deserved’

Gboyega Oyetola, an All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Osun state, has congratulated Adams Oshiomhole and other elected executives of the party.Oshiomhole emerged at the 2nd national convention of the ruling party in Abuja.Oyetola felicitated with Oshiomhole in a statement issued on his behalf by Ilerioluwa campaign organisation, his group."We join other well-meaning and committed members of our great [...]

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    PDP: APC convention exposed Buhari’s desperation to seize presidential ticket

PDP: APC convention exposed Buhari’s desperation to seize presidential ticket

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed the "desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari's camp to seize the presidential ticket".In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, the opposition party described the convention as a "charade, mockery of democracy and an assault on the sensibilities of Nigerians."PPD alleged that the [...]

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    Ita Enang: APC convention serves as quit notice to Fayose

Ita Enang: APC convention serves as quit notice to Fayose

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention serves as a quit notice to Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.Speaking with NAN at Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the convention, Enang said he expected a peaceful poll at the convention.“It is a signal to PDP and Ayo Peter Fayose [...]

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    Melaye describes APC convention as a ‘joke’

Melaye describes APC convention as a ‘joke’

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west , has described the ongoing convention of the All Progressives Party (APC) as a "joke".The lawmaker was elected on the platform of the ruling party. He anchored most of the programmes of the party in different parts of the country in the buildup to the last general election.In a post on his Instagram page [...]

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    Attack on herdsmen: MURIC asks Buhari to reject CAN’s appeal

Attack on herdsmen: MURIC asks Buhari to reject CAN’s appeal

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has criticised the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for asking President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the death sentence passed on five Christian youth in Adamawa state.The youth were convicted by an Adamawa high court for “willfully and intentionally conspiring and attacking three herdsmen rearing cattle at Kadamun village in Demsa local government area, killing [...]

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    Wife of Israeli prime minister charged with fraud

Wife of Israeli prime minister charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli prime minister, has been charged with fraud and breach of trust over the alleged misuse of state funds at the couple's official residence.A Jerusalem magistrate's court indicted her on Thursday alongside a government employee.She was accused of fraudulently obtaining more than 100,000 dollars for hundreds of meals supplied by restaurants, bypassing regulations prohibiting the practice [...]

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    ‘8th assembly is the worst in Nigeria’s history’ — MURIC reacts to alterations to 2018 budget

‘8th assembly is the worst in Nigeria’s history’ — MURIC reacts to alterations to 2018 budget

The Muslim Right Concern (MURIC) has described the content of the 2018 budget as a "rip off".President Muhammadu Buhari signed the budget into law on Wednesday, lamenting the alterations made by the national assembly.The president said while the lawmakers jerked up their budget by N14.5 billion, they also added over 6,000 projects to it.In a statement issued on Thursday, the [...]

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    Femi Adesina accuses opposition of sponsoring killings

Femi Adesina accuses opposition of sponsoring killings

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, has accused the opposition of sponsoring the widespread killings in the country.Speaking on Arise TV on Wednesday, Adesina said the president’s enemies resorted to the "bestial act" to discredit his scorecard on security.He said the killings were being instigated to weaken the incumbent government.Adesina said security agencies were investigating [...]

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    Two officers injured as police, Shi’ites clash in Kaduna

Two officers injured as police, Shi’ites clash in Kaduna

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    OAU fires ‘sex-for-mark’ prof

OAU fires ‘sex-for-mark’ prof

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    Symptoms, causes, treatment… everything to know about sickle cell anaemia

Symptoms, causes, treatment… everything to know about sickle cell anaemia

World Sickle Cell Day was conceived by the United Nations general assembly on June 19, 2008 to increase awareness about the genetic disorder. [...]

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    Report: ISIS commanders sneaking ‘jihadists’ into Nigeria from Syria

Report: ISIS commanders sneaking ‘jihadists’ into Nigeria from Syria

Leaders of Islamic State (IS ) are sneaking battle-hardened extremists from Syria into Nigeria, according to UK Sun.Some of the fighters are reportedly sent to the Middle East for training in a "chilling exchange programme".The tabloid said the insurgents are trained for possible attacks in Britain.The report quoted sources as saying the strong links between Nigeria and the UK will [...]

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    Make Music Lagos unveils 2018 lineup of events

Make Music Lagos unveils 2018 lineup of events

The Make Music Lagos team has announced the event lineup for the 2018 edition of the event.  [...]

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    Nigerian women overpower molesters in India, hand them over to police

Nigerian women overpower molesters in India, hand them over to police

Two Nigerian women beat molesters and handed them over to the police in the Indian city of Chennai on Tuesday.According to The Times of India, the unnamed Nigerians are students of Loyola college and Madras Christian college in India.They were reportedly walking to their rented accommodation when the two men accosted them and tried to molest them.The women would not [...]

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    Financial Reporting Council raises awareness for ‘essential corporate values’

Financial Reporting Council raises awareness for ‘essential corporate values’

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has raised public awareness for "essential corporate values".This was done at the unveiling of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance (NCCG) in Lagos on Wenesday.The council also disclosed its plan to embark on public hearing and awareness campaign in all geopolitical zones of the country to elicit comments and reactions from key stakeholders.FRC is responsible [...]

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    Mimiko quits PDP after four years

Mimiko quits PDP after four years

Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo state, has resigned his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The former governor, who defected to the PDP from Labour Party in 2014, reportedly left PDP as a result of a disagreement with some national leaders.In a letter on Wednesday, he said his decision to leave the party was personal."I hereby with utmost [...]

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