I was unperturbed all along – Buhari

By Nwafor Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday said that he was unperturbed ever since the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, filled a suit at the Tribunal to challenge his February 23, victory. Disclosing this few hours after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja dismissed the petition PDP and […]

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Politicians destroying public universities to protect private universities – ASUU

By Daud Olatunji The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has accused politicians of intentionally protecting private universities through their policies at the detriment of public universities. The ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi who described the politicians as the ruling class insisted that they (politicians) did not want to fix public universities because it […]

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Presidential Tribunal: We have enough evidence for Buhari’s sack – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his party have called on the tribunal to sack President Muhammadu Buhari when it finally delivers its judgement on their petition. They called on the Tribunal to determine the petition on its merit rather than technicalities and […]

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BREAKING: Imo Gov, Ihedioha orders arrest of Rochas Okorocha

Imo State Government under the leadership of Emeka Ihedioha on Thursday ordered a citizen’s arrest against Sen. Rochas Okorocha, over alleged assault on a government official, Mr Jasper Ndubuaku. The Secretary to State Government (SSG), Mr Uche Onyeaguocha, gave the order after the Chairman of the Recovery of Government Properties, Mr Jasper Ndubuaku, was allegedly […]

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Imo: Gov. Ihedioha told to prosecute, jail Senator Okorocha

Elders of Orlu Senatorial zone of Imo State, under the aegis of Orlu Elders Council, have called on Governor Emeka Ihedioha to probe, prosecute and jail the immediate past Governor of the State, Chief Rochas Okorocha if found guilty corruption. In a 3-page address read by the Chairman of the Council, Professor Francis Dike SAN, […]

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N-Power beneficiaries seek payment of stipends

The N-Power beneficiaries under the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme (SIP) yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to ensure timely payment of their monthly stipends to enhance their performance and productivity. Some of the beneficiaries, in separate interview with journalists in Lokoja, commended the government for initiating the programme, saying it had transformed their lives […]

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Senate confirms all 43 ministerial nominees, seeks 12-month budget cycle

The Senate has confirmed all 43 ministerial nominees sent last week by President Muhammadu Buhari. The confirmation came shortly after the upper legislative chamber screened the last three candidates yesterday. The lawmaker had to postpone their yearly end of session break to get the job done – even sitting on Friday and Monday – their […]

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