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    Buhari speaks at UN, calls for global action against corruption

Buhari speaks at UN, calls for global action against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York called for global action on corruption, security and UN reforms.The Nigerian leader said this in his address to world leaders at the ongoing 73rd session of the UN general assembly.Buhari, who was the 14th speaker on the first day of the general debate, also unfolded Nigeria’s positions on international matters before the [...]

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    Osun poll: PDP demands resignation of INEC chairman

Osun poll: PDP demands resignation of INEC chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate resignation of Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).In a statement on Tuesday, the PDP accused him of "controlling role in the fraudulent manipulations that characterised" the Osun state governorship election.It also called for the resignation of Amina Zakari, INEC national commissioner, who it claimed was in charge of [...]

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    ASUU to FG: Do the needful to avert another strike

ASUU to FG: Do the needful to avert another strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it will not back down in its efforts to sanitise the university system in the country, especially in the area of welfare of its members.Biodun Ogunyemi, national president of the union, said this in an interview with NAN in Lagos on Tuesday.He said no meaningful development would be achieved if government fails [...]

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    Stop heating up the polity, APC warns Secondus

Stop heating up the polity, APC warns Secondus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), against unguided statements and conduct that could heat up the polity.The APC, in a statement by Yekini Nabena , its national publicity secretary, said Secondus is expected to exhibit patriotism but has failed to live up to expectations."The national chairman of a political [...]

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    Edo APC nullifies expulsion of house of reps deputy chief whip

Edo APC nullifies expulsion of house of reps deputy chief whip

The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has nullified the expulsion of Pally Iriase, deputy chief whip of the house of representatives.Iriase was expelled by his ward in Owan east local government area of Edo on Monday over alleged anti-party activities.The expulsion, which was ratified by the local government chapter of the party, was announced via a letter [...]

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    Lawyers forge court judgements to get SAN title, says Onnoghen

Lawyers forge court judgements to get SAN title, says Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), says some lawyers engage in the forgery of court judgements to get nominated for the title of senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN).Onnoghen disclosed this on Monday while swearing in new SANs in Abuja.The CJN said the "desperate lawyers" were caught by the Legal Practitioners' Privileges Committee (LPPC) during the screening exercise.He said the offenders have been [...]

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    PDP chieftain attacked at Osun polling unit

PDP chieftain attacked at Osun polling unit

Fatai Diekola, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Osun state, was attacked in Osogbo, the state capital, on Monday.Diekola was said to have gone to canvass for votes at a polling unit where rerun is scheduled to hold on Thursday, when he was lynched by "thugs" suspected to be working for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Officers of the Nigeria Security [...]

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    Over 300,000 apply for 4,000 jobs at FRSC

Over 300,000 apply for 4,000 jobs at FRSC

At least 324,000 applicants applied for jobs meant for 4,000 people at the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC corps marshall, made this known on Monday when he paid a visit to two centres where applicants were being screened in Abuja.According to NAN, the centres are the Sani Abacha Barracks, Asokoro and the National Stadium, Abuja.The screening are reportedly [...]

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    APC expels deputy chief whip of house of reps

APC expels deputy chief whip of house of reps

Pally Iriase, deputy chief whip of the house of representatives, has been expelled from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for alleged anti-party activities.The lawmaker who represents Owan federal constituency, was expelled by his ward and ratified by the local government.The expulsion letter was signed by Zuberu Shabah and Theophilus Aigboje, chairman and secretary respectively, of Owan East local government and [...]

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    No rift between Aregbesola and I, says Oyetola

No rift between Aregbesola and I, says Oyetola

Gboyega Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Osun state governorship election, has denied rumours of a rift between him and Rauf Aregbesola, incumbent governor of the state.There were reports that the APC candidate was displeased with the action of Aregbesola during the election.But Oyetola described the insinuations as "present only in the imagination of detractors out [...]

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