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Jibrin must apologise before re-admittance —Reps

The House of Representatives says suspended member, Rep. Adulmumini Jibrin (Kano-APC) must tender an unreserved written apology before he can return to the House. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas (Adamawa-APC) said this while briefing newsmen in Abuja. Jibrin was suspended in Sept. 2016, for 180 legislative days and one of the conditions for ...

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China produces over 1.2 bn mobile phones from January – August

China produced over 1.26 billion mobile phones in the first eight months of the year, including 932 million smart phones, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The figures were announced at a summit on mobile innovation Thursday by Qiao Yueshan, with the ministry. According to the ministry, China produced about 1.3 billion mobile phones during the same ...

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Delta governor commiserates with Tinubu over first son’s death

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has joined other Nigerians to commensurate with the National Leader of the All Progressives Comngress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the death of his first son, Babajide. The governor in a condolence message to the Tinubu family signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, described the late Jide Tinubu as a gentleman ...

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Oni, ex-Ekiti governor condone with Tinubu on son’s death

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusegun Oni has described as shocking, the death of Jide Tinubu, first son of the  National leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Oni in a statement by his media aide, Steve Alabi on Thursday said, “I received the sad news of the death of Jide Tinubu, the ...

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We are tired of being in APC, Atiku support group laments

Members of a group rooting for the emergence of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as Nigeria’s president, Atiku Support Group have stated their resolve to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Addressing the media on Wednesday, the Coordinator of the group, Mr. Mark Wosi stated that the ruling party is dealing with ...

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Gunmen assassinate labour leader, two others in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have assassinated a labour leader identified as Comrade Abdulmumini Yaqub and two others in Okene and Adavi local government areas of the state. Yaqub, who was the chairman of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) of Secondary Schools in the area, was trailed to his house in Ozuwuya Okene and killed alongside one Mallam Ibrahim Otaru on Wednesday ...

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Ighalo out of Algeria, Argentina ties over knee injury

Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo has confirmed that he will miss Nigeria’s upcoming matches against Algeria and Argentina due to injury. The Chanchung Yatai striker was on Monday named in the Super Eagles’ squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifier away to Algeria on November 10, followed by a friendly against Argentina in Russia four days later. However, Ighalo ...

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Ambode appoints Adesoye as Lagos new HoS

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the State. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Adesoye’s appointment, will take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola on November 10, 2017. ...

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Maina saga: Keyamo accuses HoS of playing dodgy role

Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has faulted the memo written by the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, to the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari on the raging reinstatement saga of the now discredited former chairman of Pension Reforms Commission, Mr. Abdurasheed Maina into the federal civil service. Commenting on the development, Keyamo described the saga as condemnable, saying ...

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Group set to report Fayemi to Buhari over plan to sack 20,000 Kaduna teachers

A group, Northern Youths Movement has accused a former Governor of Ekiti State and present Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi as the brain behind moves to sack no fewer than 20,000 teachers in Kaduna State. This is coming just as the youths have vowed to report the minister to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the Fayemi is ...

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