Commissioner
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Lai Mohammed
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has denied saying the president will work from home. He insisted that such information is erroneous The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says he “never said that President Muhammadu Buhari is to work from home henceforth”. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the minister said the reporting in a section...
APC
Over 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ikono Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom on Sunday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The defection in Ikono, generally regarded as the cradle of the Ibibio, was the latest  defection to  hit the PDP in the state in recent times. Among those that defected were four former councillors, Iboro...
witness
As the trial former President, Goodluck Jonathan's cousin,  Azibaola Robert, and his wife, Stella, over alleged laundering of $40 million cash began in earnest, all the witnesses called by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) , yesterday, denied knowledge of the couple. Rather, they admitted transacting business with his firm, Oneplus, which was reportedly awarded the contract for the supply...
Kanu
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu on Friday, regained his freedom as he was released from Kuje Prison after perfecting his bail condition. Kanu was brought from kuje prison to the Federal High Court Abuja to sign the necessary bail papers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the process, which took about 10 minutes...
government
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Lawal
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Borishade
Professor Babalola Borishade, 71, former Nigerian minister of education is dead. He died in London on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was lung and heart –related. Borishade was born in Usi- Ekiti on March 7, 1946 into the Ebi...
Anifowose
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Adeleke
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