Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Adeosun: DSS cleared my NYSC exemption certificate — but I accept my fate

Adeosun: DSS cleared my NYSC exemption certificate — but I accept my fate

Kemi Adeosun says her NYSC exemption certificate was screened and cleared by the Department of State Services (DSS) before she was appointed minister by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. In her resignation letter dated September 14, 2018, she said she had no reason to believe her certificate was not genuine until it was reported by an "online medium" -- a veiled [...]

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    Buhari accepts Adeosun’s resignation, names Zainab Ahmed as replacement

Buhari accepts Adeosun’s resignation, names Zainab Ahmed as replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance. The president also approved that Zainab Ahmed, the minister of state for budget and national planning, should oversee the ministry immediately. This was contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman.In her resignation letter, the former minister thanked Buhari for giving her the opportunity to serve.She [...]

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    Elders hit the street for Buhari

Elders hit the street for Buhari

A group of elders held a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.They walked from Freedom Park in Ojota, Lagos, to the government house in Alausa, Ikeja.Addressing the rally, Johnson Adebayo, national president, Southwest Veterans And Concerned Patriotic Elders’s (SouthWest-V &PE), said the current administration has liberated several communities held by the insurgency in same manner [...]

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    Reject APC in 2019, Akwa Ibom governor tells residents

Reject APC in 2019, Akwa Ibom governor tells residents

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has warned residents of the state against voting for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.Dismissing the threat of the APC to take over the oil-rich state, Emmanuel said the party has no genuine agenda for them.He said none of the APC aspirants has clear-cut manifesto and urged the people to ask them what [...]

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    Daddy Freeze on anti-pastors crusade: They fought me on every realm… I lost clients

Daddy Freeze on anti-pastors crusade: They fought me on every realm… I lost clients

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    EFCC vows to punish operatives who raided Standard Chartered Bank

EFCC vows to punish operatives who raided Standard Chartered Bank

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has promised to investigate the raid on the head office of Standard Chartered Bank in Lagos, saying the officers involved would be "subjected to internal disciplinary measures".Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the agency, disclosed this in a statement issued hours after the raid.TheCable had reported how some officials of the anti-graft agency stormed the [...]

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    Ezinne Akudo appointed creative director of Miss Nigeria pageant

Ezinne Akudo appointed creative director of Miss Nigeria pageant

Ezinne Akudo, 2013 Miss Nigeria, has been appointed as the pageant’s new creative director.  [...]

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    Everything to know about Falz’s Sweet Boys Association

Everything to know about Falz’s Sweet Boys Association

It began as a joke but of late, it is starting to take a more serious shape.You may know him as a rapper, actor, and comedian, but Folarin 'Falz' Falana has added a new feather to his cap as president of the Sweet Boys Association (SBA) [...]

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    ‘Sylvia​’, starring Attoh and Balogun, explores mental health struggle in relationships

‘Sylvia​’, starring Attoh and Balogun, explores mental health struggle in relationships

Almost a week before its official release in Nigeria, Sylvia has created a heightened sense of expectation among die-hard fans of Nollywood. [...]

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    Ireti Bidemi, The Vanguards… five Nigerian comic books you should read

Ireti Bidemi, The Vanguards… five Nigerian comic books you should read

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    Davido cancels US tour for NYSC commitment

Davido cancels US tour for NYSC commitment

Davido, Nigerian Afropop singer, has cancelled his US tour to conclude his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation programme. [...]

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    Three organic remedies to lock down acne overnight

Three organic remedies to lock down acne overnight

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    Buhari names Yusuf Bichi DSS DG

Buhari names Yusuf Bichi DSS DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Yusuf Bichi as the new director-general of the Department of State Service (DSS).Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday.The statement described Bichi as a "core secret service operative"."The new DSS boss comes to the job with skills in intelligence gathering, research analysis, conflict management, general investigation, risk and vulnerability operations, counter [...]

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    I was asked to beg for APC ticket, says Dogara

I was asked to beg for APC ticket, says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says he was asked to beg for the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Dogara said this when he played host to some of his supporters at his Abuja residence on Thursday.The supporters had presented 2019 forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to him, urging him to pull out of [...]

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    ‘Dump APC now’ — Dogara’s constituents present PDP nomination form to him

‘Dump APC now’ — Dogara’s constituents present PDP nomination form to him

Supporters of Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, presented nomination and expression of interest forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to him on Thursday, urging the speaker to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).The constituents thronged Dogara's Abuja residence, saying they decided to present the PDP forms to the speaker as a result of "injustice meted [...]

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    TCL behind-the-scenes: Juliet Ibrahim, Ushbebe star in ‘Return of the Beast’

TCL behind-the-scenes: Juliet Ibrahim, Ushbebe star in ‘Return of the Beast’

On this episode of TheCable Lifestyle’s behind-the-scenes, we bring you pictures from the set of ‘Return of the Beast’, a movie directed by Toka Mcbaror. [...]

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