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President Buhari Hosts Niger Republic’s Bazoum To Iftar Dinner

To share blessings of Ramadan while promoting harmony and mutual understanding between neighbouring countries, Nigeria and Republic of Niger, President Muhammadu Buhari hosted his counterpart, Mohamed Bazoum, to an Iftar dinner at the State House, Monday evening. The visiting President and his delegation arrived at 6.45pm, and he was received by President Buhari at the… Read More »

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Sanwo-Olu: We’ll Provide Support For Digital Switch Over In Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu says his administration will support the Digital Switch Over (DSO) being embarked by the country, saying it would enhance job creation and content development. Governor Sanwo-Olu who acknowledged that the DSO would be of immense benefit to residents said Lagos State would be providing publicity support for the rollout.… Read More »

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Illegal arms-bearing, threat to Nigeria’s existence — CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has said that the proliferation of illegal arms in the country was a threat to Nigeria’s corporate existence. Irabor disclosed this Thursday night at Asaba while addressing journalists after a courtesy visit to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at Government House. He stated that the Presidential directive to shoot-at-sight… Read More »

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Updated: Sanwo-Olu Kicks Off Construction Of Rail Mass Transit Red Line

• Property Owners, Tenants Affected By Project Get Compensation • Rail Project Becomes Operational Next Year History was made today (Thursday) in Lagos, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu breaking the ground for the construction of the 37-km Rail Mass Transit Red Line, which will traverse from Agbado to Marina, moving more than one million commuters daily.… Read More »

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Odua Nation: Osun distances State from Secession Call

Suspends three principals for allowing group to preach disunity to students The Government of Osun has dissociated the state from a seditious group going round some public schools across the state disseminating a secession message of the Yoruba nation to students in the schools. This is just as the State government through the Ministry of… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Former Military Administrator, Colonel Ahmed Usman

President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the family of Colonel Ahmed Usman, former military administrator in Ondo and Oyo States. President Buhari avers that as a military officer, the late Colonel Usman served the nation with courage and dedication, adding that his contributions to peace and unity as well as his quest for public… Read More »

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It’s time to shun partisanship, mount collective fight against insecurity in Nigeria – Makinde

…. Commends Borno Gov’s efforts at tackling insurgency, banditryOyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, called on leaders in the country to shun partisanship and come together to mount a collective fight against insecurity in the country.The governor, who stated this while hosting the governors of Borno, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum, his Kwara State counterpart,… Read More »

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How e-governance is helping us transform Oyo – Makinde

…says Nigeria needs focused leadership Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has revealed that the introduction of e-governance to the running of government in the state has contributed immensely to the on-going massive development and transformation in the state.The governor stated this while addressing the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN’s) 50th Annual Accountants… Read More »

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President Buhari Greets Itsekiri Nation On Olu-Designate, Mourns Departed Monarch

President Muhammadu Buhari sends sincere greetings to the Itsekiri nation on the announcement of a new Olu of Warri, as pronounced by the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom. The President also condoles with the Itsekiris on the passage of the immediate past Olu, His Royal Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli, which was equally formally announced. President Buhari prays… Read More »