I’m not funding Obasanjo’s coalition – Benedict Peters

Billionaire businessman and founder of Aiteo Group, Mr. Benedict Peters, has denied social media reports that he is funding the new coalition reportedly being headed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Peters said this in a statement on Friday night. He said, “For

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APC far better party than PDP – Lawmaker

Mr Setonji David, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Badagry, Lagos State, on Saturday said that APC-led Federal Government was still doing far better than the PDP did in the country. David, representing Badagry Constituency II

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I was paid to lie against Apostle Suleman says Stephanie Otobo

Stephanie Otobo, the Canada-based singer has recanted her story she was involved in a sexual relationship with Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries. In a twist to the story she had maintained since March last year, she said she

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Buhari tasks Nigerian varsities to collaborate better with private sector

The federal government has urged Nigerian universities to continue to collaborate with the industrial sector to enhance socio-economic and technological transformation of the country. President Muhammadu Buhari made the appeal on Saturday in Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, at the second and

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INEC warns Atiku, Bindow over campaign billboards

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned Atiku Abubakar and Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow against campaign billboards, saying that their actions have contravened the electoral Act. The INEC Resident Commissioner for Adamawa state, Kassim Gaidam, who spoke yesterday at the

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Oyo government, labour resumes negotiation on industrial impasse

The Oyo State Government and labour unions on Friday resumed negotiations over outstanding salaries owed some categories of workers in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state had on

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Supreme Court affirms conviction of ex-Kogi lawmaker, Daudu, for N1.4bn fraud

The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the conviction and sentencing of a former member of the Kogi State House of Assembly and ex-Caretaker Chairman, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state, Gabriel Daudu, for N1.4bn fraud. Daudu was  arraigned by

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Nigerian sports family mourns Deji Tinubu

The Nigerian sports family was again thrown into mourning yesterday following the sudden dearth of the immediate past Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Honourable Ayodeji Tinubu. Tinubu was said to have slumped and died while playing five-a-side match

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Onigbinde blasts NFF over Swedish coach

Former Super Eagles coach, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde has expressed dismay over Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s appointment of ex-Sweden female national team coach, Thomas Dennerby to handle the Super Falcons. Onigbinde said the appointment was a clear indication that the Amaju

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Balarabe Musa to Buhari: Don’t go for second term

Elder statesman and leader of the Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP), Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to protect Nigerians from massive poverty and security challenges in the country.He warned that any attempt

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