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FG To Step Down Two ICPC Board Nominees

FG To Step Down Two ICPC Board Nominees

The Presidency has disclosed plans to withdraw the names of two nominees of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC), who are undergoing investigation for issues bordering corruption. This was made known by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande. “We are stepping down two of

Mimiko, Balarabe Backs Restructuring, Devolution Of Power To States

A former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has supported the restructuring of the country as an end to various agitations for secession and hate speeches by different groups across the country. He says the time is ripe for all the ethnic nationalities to come together and discuss on how the country should be

Simply Daisy @ 65

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Rewind to 2003.  The ecology of the National Assembly exuded the aura of influence. The conclave of the powerful and influential politicians – 109 of them in the Senate and 360 in the House of Representatives –was magnetic.   The calibre of the legislators was intimidating. Meanwhile, the fourth session of the National

Illegal Waste Disposal: Lagos Govt To Sanction Offenders

The Lagos State Government has warned residents fond of deliberately dumping refuse in unauthorized places to henceforth desist from such act or face the full wrath of the law. The warning was issued by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare during an Operation Deep Clean exercise which the State Government is currently embarking

Archbishop of Canterbury again visits Buhari, pledges to continue praying for his recovery

Justin Welby, archbishop of Canterbury, on Friday, paid a personal visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Abuja House, London. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, who disclosed in a statement,  said the archbishop and Buhari are friends, who share deep respect for each other. According to the presidential spokesman, Welby said he was delighted to see the

Uniforms for bus conductors to guarantee commuters’ safety, says Amaechi

The introduction of official uniforms for bus conductors will ensure safety and bring more development to the nation’s transport sector, the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has said. Amaechi spoke at the launch of the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN), an affiliate of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), and inauguration of the official uniforms


President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday commiserated with the Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, over the passing away of his mother, Saratu Aregbesola. In a telephone conversation, President Buhari expressed sympathy with the governor, describing his mother “as a great woman who was the pillar of discipline to her children.’’ The President said the matriarch of