FG Withdrawing $1bn Excess Crude Money to Fund Buhari’s 2019 Election, Not to Fight Boko Haram – Fayose Alleges

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. “For posterity sake, I …

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Court Stops El-rufai From Sacking 21,780 Kaduna Teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna Division, has told the Kaduna state government to halt its planned sacking of 21,780 teachers. The Kaduna government had said it would sack the teachers after they failed a competency test. But the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) dragged the state government …

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PDP Needs South-west To Succeed, Says Dickson

Ekiti PDP

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Post-Convention Committee on Reconciliation, who is also the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has said the party will need the full support of its members in the South-West to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019. The Special Adviser …

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INEC Registers 21 New Parties (Full List)

The electoral commission, INEC, has registered 21 new parties. This was made known in a statement by May Agbmuche-Mbu. The new registrations bring the total number of parties in Nigeria to 67. Read the INEC statement below. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS STATEMENT The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held …

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NECO Releases 2017 November/December GCE Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released 2017 November/December External Senior School Certificate Examination results. Prospective candidates are expected to purchase NECO result checking scratch card before proceeding to check their results online, Cards are available in all NECO offices. How To Check Result… 1)Go to NECO result checking portal …

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Ekiti Probe Panel Says Fayemi, Others must Account for Whereabouts of N2.75bn From N25bn Bond, 17 Buses Carted Away, Firm with no Address Got N600m Contract

Fayemi

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to look into the financial transactions of the state under the administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said that the former governor must account for the whereabouts of a sum of N2.75 billion allocated from the N25 billion bond …

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World Cup: Super Eagles To Play Egypt, Two Others In Friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Egypt and two other countries in preparations ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The friendly matches will be played between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said. The Secretary General of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, …

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Buhari Has Not Disappointed — Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says his pursuit for change made him to leave his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Amaechi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, …

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Fifa Sanctions Nigeria In 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Awards Algeria

Following the recent meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the latest sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup™ as well as in international friendlies. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the …

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Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer Of The Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old …

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Pope Francis Wants The ‘lord’s Prayer’ Changed

Catholic church in Ekiti

Pope of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has proposed to change the Lord’s Prayer that’s bedeviled him for years. While speaking to an Italian TV network Friday, the pontiff said that he opposes the phrase “lead us not into temptation” in the current translation of Our Father. In his words; …

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PDP Has Now Been Reduced To A Regional Party – APC

Ekiti PDP

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued the statement below in reaction to the emergence of Uche Secondus as national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Secondus was elected at Saturday’s convention of the party amid allegations of vote buying and ballot rigging. At least one …

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2019: Why Tinubu Shouldn’t Depend Heavily On Buhari

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There is no how the history of how opposition rode to power in Nigeria will be told without the mention of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He did everything. He sacrificed everything. He was the target of ‘bad-belle’ people. He was tried. He was blackmailed. What didn’t they do to him? This …

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PDP Clears Ladoja, Adedoja, 7 Others For National Chairmanship Seat

Ekiti PDP

Less than 24 hours to its national convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, screening committee on has cleared former governor Rashidi Ladoja, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja and all the remaining seven national chairmanship aspirants to participate in the party’s national convention. The other aspirants are Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, …

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2019: Kano People Are In My Pocket – Buhari Boasts

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made his first trip as Nigerian president to a key state, in the latest sign of his return to the national stage after months of illness and treatment abroad. The 74-year-old’s two-day visit to Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city and capital of one its most populous …

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NUPENG Blames Cabal For Fuel Scarcity

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has attributed the ongoing scarcity of fuel across the country on a cabal in the downstream sector. The group said that tanker drivers were not on strike. NUPENG, in a release yesterday, said its members were not responsible for the …

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Atiku Will Speak At Saturday’s National Convention –PDP

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar will not vote at its December 9 national convention, which holds at the Eagle Square, Abuja. It says this is because of the provision of the party’s constitution that deals with new entrants into the party. However, the party said …

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PDP Chairmanship: North Dumps South-West

Ekiti PDP

Strong indications emerged yesterday that the 19 northern states and the FCT chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have resolved to ditch the South-west in the race for the national chairmanship of the party. If that happens, it means former acting national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, may as …

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2019: Why We Won’t Support Buhari – South West Youths

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Youths in the South West have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of neglecting the Nigerian youths in his administration and not paying attention to their welfare. The Youths alleged that Buhari has failed the Nigerian youths especially by not fulfilling his electoral promises for them. The National President of the Yoruba …

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Kiss Daniel Reacts To Lawsuit By G-Worldwide Entertainment

Superstar singer Kiss Daniel who left his former record label, G-Worldwide Entertainment to launch his own record label ‘Flyboy Inc’, was dragged to court by his former record label. However Kiss Daniel’s camp said they ‘have not received letter or court papers from anyone’, following G-Worldwide’s public notice and obtaining …

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