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Gowon Seeks Innovative Ways To Reposition Transportation

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), has called for partnership between the public and private sectors in order to come up with innovative ways of resolving the transportation challenge in the country. Gowon spoke on Tuesday in Abuja at the opening of the Second National Transport Summit organised by the Chartered Institute of… Read More »

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Okowa congratulates George Uwechue at 82

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has felicitated with foremost lawyer and Owelle of Ogwashi-Uku, Chief George Uwechue, SAN, on his 82nd birth anniversary. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor extolled the octogenarian for his sterling contributions and accomplishments in the legal profession. He said that as… Read More »

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Elusive truth ; EndSARS, FGN & CNN.

Dakuku Peterside On the 18th of November 2020, Cable News Network (CNN) released a disturbing mini documentary on the now infamous #EndSARS incident at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos on the late hours of the 20th of October, 2020. CNN stated that the report was an outcome of a meticulous investigation conducted by its journalists. It… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Gbajabiamila condemns killing of Borno rice farmers, calls for more military action against insurgents

Gbajabiamila condemns killing of Borno rice farmers, calls for more military action against insurgents The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has condemned in the strongest terms, the killing of about 50 rice farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents. Gbajabiamila, who expressed sadness over the killings of the innocent… Read More »

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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 »