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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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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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Hate Speech: Offenders Risk 10 Years Jail, N25m Fine – IGP

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, explained why the military cannot dabble into enforcement of Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention ETC) Act, 2015, which the executive has categorised as “hate speech” in social media.The IGP said enforcement of the law is not within the military’s purview. He also disclosed that offenders …

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Super Eagles To Receive N20m From Buhari Over Game Victory

Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has applauded Nigeria’s Super Eagles for their massive 4-0 triumph over visiting Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday. The Senior men’s national team will receive N20million Naira …

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FG Must Stop Use of Brute Force Against Agitators ―Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Federal Government to look into political solution for the agitations by ethnic-based groups in the country rather than the employment of what he described as “brute force”. Governor Fayose, in a statement in Thursday, also …

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ASUU Canceled Meeting With FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government scheduled for today. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, confirmed to Channels Television that the union will not attend the meeting. According to him, ASUU has met, discussed the new offer from the FG and …

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FG Owes Us N12.2bn -Ekiti Govt

FG Owes Us N12.2bn -Ekiti Govt Ekiti State Government has said it is being owed a sum of N12,220,513,024.08 as of today on Federal Government roads constructed by it. In a statement issued on Wednesday, by Special Assistant to Governor Ayodele Fayose on Public Communications, Lere Olayinka, the government said …

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