Ekiti PDP leaders accuse Fayose of imposing delegates

A section of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti State is on a warpath with the state governor, Ayo Fayose, over allegations of imposition of delegates at the ward congress conducted on Saturday. Some of the party leaders said Mr. Fayose violated the party’s guidelines and constitution by allegedly compiling …

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Nigeria Spends N8.4b To Feed Inmates On Awaiting Trial Yearly

The Federal Government spends an average of N8.4 billion yearly to feed awaiting trial inmates and persons in juvenile institutions. The figure excludes 23,217 inmates already convicted and serving various prison terms and 2,251 condemned inmates among whom are 47 females.Daily feeding allowance for each inmate in Nigeria is N450. …

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Fayose Celebrates Jonathan at 60, Mourns Ekwueme

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as the pillar that has held the nation’s democracy from falling, saying Jonathan’s political tolerance is second to none in the nation’s history. The governor said this in a statement to mark the former president’s 60th birthday. In …

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Photos! Fayose Signs Anti-cultism Bill Into Law

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has signed into law, the bill prohibiting secret cults, terrorism and prescribing death sentence on any one caught in the act. While appending his signature to the bill at the Government House in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, Fayose said the signing was a confirmation of …

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Man Scams People By Sending Them Airtime In Ondo State

A notorious fraudster known as Sunday Akingbesote, has been apprehended by security operatives in Oka, Ondo town, after being a terror to unsuspecting victims. According to reports, the man is popularly known as daddy Michael or daddy Elijah. But in the veil of telecommunications, he is “Baba Ifa’ or ‘Baba …

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Biometrics To Replace Atm’s Soon – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says biometrics will soon be used for transactions on the automated teller machine (ATM). Pin codes are currently being used. Dipo Fatokun, chairman, Nigeria Electronic Fraud Forum (NeFF) and CBN director of banking and payment system, made this statement at 2017 annual retreat of …

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Son Of Former PDP Chairman Stabs To Death By His Wife

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Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, the son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night, allegedly, stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. According to reports, the attack stemmed from an allegation of infidelity after she saw …

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“Only Buhari Can Give Igbo Presidency” – Arthur E

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Billionaire oil tycoon and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Arthur Eze, has called for support from the people of the south-east for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, stressing that it is only through Buhari that the quest for Igbo presidency can actualized. Eze, who is …

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JAMB Releases Dates For 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has proposed March 9 to 17 as dates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB registrar revealed the proposed dates on Wednesday during a meeting in Abuja with critical stakeholders on the plans and programmes for the 2018 UTME …

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I Wish Buhari Greeted Me On My Birthday, Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said one of his greatest wishes on his 57th birthday was to have woken up in the morning to receive a congratulatory message from President Muhammadu Buhari or read such message in the media. He said he expected the president as the father of …

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Fayose Chides Buhari for Supporting Sack of 22,000 Kaduna Teachers, say; “APC Govt Turning Workers Sack to Policy”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the Kaduna State Government’s planned sack of about 22,000 teachers that purportedly failed competency test conducted by the State Government. The governor said; “By openly supporting the sack of about 22,000 teachers in Kaduna State, President Buhari …

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9 ‘Whistleblowers’ Lay Claim To 5% Of Ikoyi Cash

At least nine individuals are currently laying claim to the commission entitled to the person responsible for the information which led to the recovery of N13 billion from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered the money in April, following a tip-off. Under the …

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“Ikoyi Whistle-Blower Will Be Paid This Month” – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday said that the whistle-blower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the N13bn recovered from an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos would be paid this month. Adeosun said this in a statement issued by her Special Adviser, Media and Communications, …

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Ekiti APC is Weak – Bimbo Daramola

“With the way things are going, it seems APC is treating issues with levity. They are underrating Governor Ayodele Fayose, whom I know has the mastery but not the mystery. But the fact that the APC looks weak makes him appears mysterious. “For us to win this election, we must connect …

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I Will Address Issues Of Lop-sided Appointments, Insecurity – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja assured religious leaders, and all Nigerians, that his administration will address rising concerns of corruption, insecurity and injustices in various parts of the country. President Buhari gave the assurance when he received a Christian delegation led by the President of Christian Association of …

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Paying Whistleblowers Not Our Duty – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is not directly involved in the payment of whistleblowers. The Spokesman for the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said this in statement while reacting to reports that the informant of the seized N13bn Ikoyi cash had been neglected. The EFCC spokesman further stated …

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Atiku Has Taken Over Adamawa PDP, Member Writes Makarfi

A former Special Assistant to Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Umar Ardo, has called for the cancellation of the results of last Saturday ward congresses in Adamawa State. He accused Atiku of hijacking the party in the state. Atiku, a former member of …

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Ikoyigate: Whistleblower Rewarded, Turns Millionaire

THE whistleblower who blew the whistle of the recovered $43 million stashed at flat 7b of Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos is now a millionaire. Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission reportedly stated this in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, spokesman of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, …

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John Obi Mikel: An Agent Once Offered Me $70,000 When I Was 15

Agents are known for their unscrupulous conduct in football as the story of John Obi Mikel’s protracted a controversial transfer move to Chelsea in 2006. The Former Chelsea midfielder revealed how a mysterious agent representing an anonymous club attempted to lure him to sign as a youngster with a briefcase …

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