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Court Grants Sowore N20m Bail

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A magistrate court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, has granted bail to Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now Movement, in the sum of N20 million. Sowore, Peter Williams, Sanyaolu Juwon, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola were all arrested on New Year’s eve during a procession organized and led by Sowore.

Tinibu Endorsement; Money Cannot Buy My Opinion – Bakare

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The General overseer of the Citadel of Global Community Church in Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare has kicked against his critics for praising Tinibu at the pulpit where he commended the APC National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinibu for contributing to the Yoruba states in Nigeria. The pastor described his critics as “undertakers” calling on any of them with proof that he was bribed to rain praises of Tinibu during a congregational gathering in his church, saying nobody is rich enough to buy his opinion.

Former Minister Of Education, Agada Dies

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Professor Jerry Agada, a former Minister of Education has on Tuesday died at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Makurdi in Benue State following a brief illness. The 68-year-old who was once the National President of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) and up until the time of his death, a Chairman of the Benue State Civil Service Commission died after a week of being hospitalized. Prof. Agada was also the Principal, Government College Makurdi. He served as Permanent Secretary, Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs l in Benue state. The seasoned writer who authored several books aspired for the Governorship position under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Insecurity: We Can’t Fight Buhari To Please Some People Interest – Senate President

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The Senate president, Ahmed Lawan, has yesterday revealed that the National Assembly cannot afford to fight with President Buhari just to front the political interest of some group in the country.

Ahead 2023: Nigeria Need Progressive Like Minds To Make The Country Work – Okorocha

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Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has scribed the All Progressive Congress (APC) as a party that was hurriedly packaged to hijack power in 2015. Okorocha made these remarks yesterday in Abuja, saying the APC would have been a better party but some people hijacked the party and become lords.

Sacked NDE Boss: Buhari Appoint New DG Against Senate Directive

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President Muhammadu Buhari has today approved the appointment of, Abubakar Fikpo as the acting Director General (DG) of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) pending the appointment of a substantive one.

Magu Probe: President Buhari Reiterates His Intolerance For Corruption

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Justice Ayo Salami, the chairman of the panel set up to investigate allegations of corruption against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, has presented the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Friday, to President Muhammadu Buhari, at the state House Abuja, wherein he recommended that the next head of the anti-corruption agency should come from outside of the Police Force. Receiving the report Mr. President said he hopes to make Nigeria a country with no tolerance for corruption.

Reps Overturn National Water Resources Bill

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The House of Representatives has rescinded the passage of the controversial National Water resources bill over flaws in the procedure that led to its passage bill. Upon resumption on Tuesday, a member of the House, Ben Nzondo from Benue State moved a point of privilege and argued that the proper procedure was not followed on the bill. In his ruling, speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila concluded that Nzondo had raised fundamental objections that must be looked into. Citing several sections of the House rules to back Mzondu's argument, he said: "I have painstakingly searched through all the journals of the House and cannot find where the Bill is gazetted and I stand to be challenged or corrected. “I wish to move, relying on Order 8, Rule 8, and the above-stated rules, that the House do rescind/expunge its decision of 23rd July 2020, which adopted the National Water Resources Bill 2020 H3921 to have been read the third time from our records. I so move,” Mzondu said.

Former Delta State Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan Moves To PDP

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Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan on Monday, defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Ex-governor who made the above information public on his Twitter handle said “I am back to join forces with other party greats to strengthen our party, the largest Party in Africa -PDP!.” Uduaghan, who was Delta State Governor for eight years in the build up to 2019 elections jumped ship to the APC where he contested the senatorial seat and lost.

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