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Chinese Loan: Nigerian Sovereignty Not At Stake - Malami


The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami have disclosed that under President Buhari administration Nigerian sovereignty is secured when concerning the foreign loan.

Ahead Of 2023: PDP Target Is To Win, Not Zoning – Wike


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has disclosed that the focus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2023 General election is to win election and not zoning. Wike stated this today while interacting on a Channels television program, “Sunrise Daily”. The Governor was of the opinion that the zoning formula was an arrangement of ensuring that the political power moves from one ethnic block to another, saying that only the ruling party can afford that.

Mali Political Crises: West African Countries Should Be More Concerned – Obasanjo Raises Alarm


Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that the current wave of upraising buckling up in Mali has called for concern for the West African Countries, especially Nigeria.

INEC Inaugurates Live Result Transmission Portal

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Thursday launched INEC RESULT VIEWING (IReV) a public portal where election results are transmitted life, further enhancing the transparency in the country's electoral process. In a statement signed by Festus Okoye, the National Commissioner, Voter Education, and Public Information said the commission will begin using the portal from the Nasarawa Central state constituency by-election on Saturday, 8th August 2020, warning politicians against thuggery and other forms of violence in disrupting the electioneering process as extant law will be observed.

Over N500m Was Spent On School Feeding Progrmme During Lockdown - Minister

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In defense of rumours and speculations being peddled online by many surrounding the federal government's Home Grown Feeding Programme, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya-Umar Farouk, has revealed that the federal government spent about N523.3 million on the school feeding programme during the lockdown against the Coronavirus pandemic. Hajiya Farouk, who disclosed this on Monday, August 3, during the Presidential Taskforce briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja, said that the programme was modified and implemented in three states following a presidential directive.

Malami: I Will Not Relent In Fighting Impunity By Pubic Office Holders

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Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has revealed that recent media attacks against him over the ongoing investigations of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is a price to be paid for serving the country.

Repentant Boko Haram: Presidency Debunk Rumour Of Integrating Them Into Nigerian Army


The Presidency has faulted rumour emanating from some pedlars of fake news that the Federal Government was accommodating the repentant Boko Haram element into the military. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu revealed this, saying none of the 601 repentant terrorist elements who were recently deradicalized has been integrated into the Nigerian Military.

Bayelsa: INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Sen. Diri and Sen. Lawrence


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has in accordance with the instruction of the Supreme Court presented the certificate of return to PDP's governor-elect for Bayelsa state DouyeDiriGovernor Diri's deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo was also presented his certificate of return. 

The Lawyer to the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has cried out saying Senators are reluctant to stand in as surety to his client. Barrister Afam Osigwe, the lawyer to Maina raised this alarm on Thursday during the ongoing trial of Mr Maina at the Federal High Court Abuja.

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