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Okowa charges Religious bodies to pray for the nation

Delta governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, charged religious bodies to embark on intercession for God to intervene in the myriads of challenges bedevilling Nigeria and the global economy. Governor Okowa gave the charge at the Exco Chamber, Government House, Asaba, while playing host to the National Executive of the Order of the Knights of… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Engage the public, stakeholders in legislative processes, Gbajabiamila tells colleagues

Engage public, stakeholders in legislative processes, Gbajabiamila tells colleagues …asks defaulting agencies to subject themselves to budget defence …as House passes PIB, Electoral Act amendment for second reading The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Tuesday urged the chairmen and deputy chairmen of the standing committees of the House to create… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Prof Bida, First Professor Of Veterinary Medicine In Northern Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari is saddened to learn of the passing of the first professor of veterinary medicine in Northern Nigeria and a former chairman of Bida local government in Niger state, Prof Shehu Bida. The President extends heartfelt condolences to the family of Bida, the Government and people of Niger State, the Etsu Nupe and… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Gbajabiamila meets UN Dep Sec. Gen., Mohammed, discusses social, economic devt, others

Gbajabiamila meets UN Dep Sec. Gen., Mohammed, discusses social, economic devt, others The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Tuesday hosted the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina J. Mohammed, where they discussed issues and explored partnership in critical areas. The issues include electoral reforms, reduction of Gender-Based Violence, creating… Read More »

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EndSARS: Oyetola restates commitment to youth engagement, massive development

.. declares open Osun EndSARS Aftermath Stakeholders Engagement The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday reiterated his administration’s commitment to revamping the State economy through youth empowerment, engagement and development. This is just as he declared open a one-day interactive forum on youth development tagged “Osun EndSARS Aftermath Stakeholders Engagement,” held… Read More »

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5G Consultation Ongoing –NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) recently published the Draft Consultation Document on the Deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Mobile Technology in Nigeria and wishes to draw the attention of the general public to the fact that the Commission has not concluded plans for the deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) network. The Draft Consultation Document for… Read More »

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NTITA: NCC, Danbatta Bag Fresh Awards for Broadband Development

The critical role being played by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) under the leadership of its Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, in advancing the frontiers of broadband development has been recognised at this year’s edition of the Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecoms Awards (NTITA), 2020.Regarded as the Oscars of Nigeria’s telecoms industry, the awards,… Read More »

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Huriwa Condemns Governor Ganduje Over Destruction Of N200 Million Beer Products:

The Prominent Civil Rights Advocacy group HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has lambasted the Kano state governor Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje for permitting the destruction of Beer products worth N200 million in Kano in the guise of implementation of Shariah law in Kano State. The Rights group said the consistent flouting of section 10… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Gbajabiamila reshuffles aides’ portfolios, gets Deputy Chief of Staff, others

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has appointed his former Special Adviser on Political Matters, Mr. Olanrewaju Smart as his Deputy Chief of Staff. This comes as the Speaker carried out a minor reshuffle of his team and made a few new appointments for effective delivery of his Legislative Agenda for… Read More »

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El-Rufai: “Youths Who Destroyed Public Assets In Lagos On Self-Destruction”

•Sanwo-Olu Receives Kaduna Governor, Vows To Make State Uncomfortable For Those Stoking Violence Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, did all needed to be done to prevent the recent youth protest against police brutality from degenerating to violence, Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai disclosed on Thursday. But those who thrive in violence, el-Rufai… Read More »