Friday, July 19, 2019

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    NYSC certificate: Court strikes out Shittu’s suit against APC

NYSC certificate: Court strikes out Shittu’s suit against APC

A federal high court in Ibadan has struck out the suit Adebayo Shittu, minister of communication, filed against the All Progressives Congress (APC) for disqualifying him from the Oyo state governorship race.The APC had disqualified Shittu from the state's governorship primary over his failure to partake in the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.Following this, the minister had [...]

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    NYSC certificate: Shittu to know fate on Thursday

NYSC certificate: Shittu to know fate on Thursday

Shittu had failed to present himself for the scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25.Following this, the minister sued the party, seeking redress for being screened out of the governorship primary election which held last year.Also joined in the suit is the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). [...]

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    EXTRA: Adebayo Shittu dozes off during town hall meeting on elections (video)

EXTRA: Adebayo Shittu dozes off during town hall meeting on elections (video)

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, was caught on camera dozing off during The Candidates, a town hall meeting aired live on television.Shittu dozed off briefly about 55 minutes into the programme which held in Abuja and lasted for two hours.It was organised by Daria Media, and anchored by Kadaria Ahmed, media personality.Featured on the programme were President Muhammadu Buhari and [...]

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    Shittu sues APC over NYSC certificate

Shittu sues APC over NYSC certificate

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has taken the All Progressives Congress (APC) to court for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant.The APC screened Shittu out of the race for not presenting a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme discharge certificate.According NAN, Shittu in the originating summons, argued that it was wrong for APC to disqualify him for not presenting the [...]

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    I’ll serve if it becomes necessary, says Shittu on skipping NYSC scheme

I’ll serve if it becomes necessary, says Shittu on skipping NYSC scheme

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, says he can still partake in the one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.It was recently discovered that Shittu did not participate in the mandatory service after graduating from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU), despite finishing school below the required minimum age of 30.He had defended the act, saying his first political [...]

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    Shittu, Adeosun and the NYSC

Shittu, Adeosun and the NYSC

From the look of things, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) may kick-start the redemption in public service integrity that Nigerians have always craved for. Beginning with the whistle blown by the highly-respected news medium, Premium Times, on the dud NYSC certificate of former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and the latest revelation about the failure to undergo the [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Shittu lied! 1979 constitution did NOT contradict NYSC act

FACT CHECK: Shittu lied! 1979 constitution did NOT contradict NYSC act

On Thursday, it was revealed that Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, failed to participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. According to Premium Times, Shittu skipped the compulsory programme after graduating from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU), though he finished school below the required minimum age of 30.Upon graduation from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, [...]

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    Like Adeosun, Adebayo Shittu caught in NYSC scandal

Like Adeosun, Adebayo Shittu caught in NYSC scandal

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, reportedly failed to participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.Premium Times is reporting that the minister skipped the compulsory programme despite graduating from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25.The NYSC act makes it compulsory for all Nigerians who earn degrees or higher national diplomas from tertiary institutions in [...]

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    Shittu ‘gets Buhari’s approval’ to contest Oyo governorship seat

Shittu ‘gets Buhari’s approval’ to contest Oyo governorship seat

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has reportedly received the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari to join the 2019 governorship race in Oyo state.Shittu will be contesting under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).According to NAN, the approval was contained in a letter dated August 27, 2018, and signed by Buhari.“I have today received your letter notifying me of your intention [...]

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    Tech companies, telcos may be included on forex priority list

Tech companies, telcos may be included on forex priority list

Technology and telecommunications companies may become the latest addition to the forex priority list of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).Speaking on Wednesday while inaugurating the ICT, Computers/Devices Service Centre in Abuja, Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, said there are ongoing talks with the CBN to achieve this.During 2016 recession, the CBN had created a forex priority list to conserve [...]

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    Shittu asks court to nullify Oyo APC congress

Shittu asks court to nullify Oyo APC congress

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has asked a federal high court in Abuja to nullify the state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo.He filed a suit alongside 35 aggrieved APC members in Oyo on Thursday.The congress which held in May produced Akin Oke as the chairman of the party in the stateIn a statement on Friday, Saheed [...]

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    Ajimobi: APC has done more than enough… Nigerians forget easily

Ajimobi: APC has done more than enough… Nigerians forget easily

Abiola Ajimobi, governor of Oyo state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has done more than enough for the country.The governor said this on Roadmap 2019, a Channels Television programme.Ajimobi said the country was not in good shape when the APC took over but the government has recorded achievements in the various sectors of the economy."APC has done more than [...]

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    Airtel launches 4G in Abuja

Airtel launches 4G in Abuja

Airtel Nigeria launched its 4G network in Abuja, the country's capital, on Thursday.The launch in Abuja is coming few weeks after the mobile service provider launched the 4G network in Ibadan, Oyo state.Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, and U.E Maska, commissioner of technical standard at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), were among those present at the event.Speaking at the occasion, [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Sowore, Shittu trade ‘verbal blows’ on live radio programme

TRENDING VIDEO: Sowore, Shittu trade ‘verbal blows’ on live radio programme

Omoyele Sowore, 2019 presidential hopeful, locked horns with Adebayo Shittu, minister of communication, when they both appeared on a radio programme on Saturday.Both men were guests on a socio-political programme on Fresh FM, Ibadan, Oyo state.Sowore said he is the giant that would kick President Muhammadu Buhari's government out of power in 2019 while Shittu mocked the Sahara Reporters publisher's [...]

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    Shittu: APC has done more than PDP achieved in 16 years

Shittu: APC has done more than PDP achieved in 16 years

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communication, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by President Muhammadu Buhari has achieved more than the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did in 16 years.In an interview with Vanguard, Shittu said the achievements and performance of Buhari have been misrepresented by the opposition party.He said the party pities those who do not acknowledge its achievements.Shittu, who [...]

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    Shittu: If Obasanjo is ignorant, we have the right to educate him

Shittu: If Obasanjo is ignorant, we have the right to educate him

Although President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo shook hands and exchanged banter during the weekend, the effect of the "letter bomb" of the ex-president is yet to die down, at least in the camp of Buhari's supporters.On Monday, Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications and the main leader of the president's reelection in the south-west, came down hard on [...]

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