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5,000 Nigerians Received N20,000 From FG – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development

The Federal Government has commenced payment of N20, 000 each to five thousand beneficiaries of its Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT, programme in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, disclosed this on Wednesday at Kwali Area Council in the FCT. Farouq said the payment was in line with the directives by President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari in a nationwide broacst on Monday, announced the payment as a measure to cushion the effect of the lockdown of Lagos and Ogun…

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OLUGA CONGRATULATES TINUBU @68

OLUGA CONGRATULATES TINUBU @68 The honourable member representing Ayedaade/Irewole/Isokan Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Taiwo Oluga, has congratulated the former Governor of Lagos State and the Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he turns 68 today. The Chairman House Committee on Women in Parliament described the celebrant as a man of his words, a man of many parts, who has contributed immensely to the growth and sustenance of democracy in Nigeria. She further described the birthday man as a man of…

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Oluga Congratulates Kolapo Alimi on His Appointment As the Senior Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Reps.

Hon. Taiwo Oluga, a member representing Ayedaade/Irewole/Isokan Federal Constituency has congratulated Hon. Kolapo Alimi on his appointment as a Senior Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila. Hon. Taiwo Oluga made this known today while answering question from the media. She expressed her joy and further stated that having Hon. Kolapo Alimi as one of the Senior Legislative Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Reps. is a plus to the State of Osun and the All Progressives Congress in the state.…

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INEC Rejects APC’s request for fresh Bayelsa elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday ruled out any fresh governorship election in Bayelsa State as requested by the All Progressives Congress. INEC’s Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, in an interview with one of our correspondents in Abuja, dismissed the APC’s demand for a fresh governorship poll in Bayelsa State. He said the commission on Friday concluded its work on the Bayelsa State governorship poll. Also, top officials of INEC said the commission had never granted such a request and that of the APC would not…

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Bayelsa: Gov. Diri begs Lyon, Sylva to work with him, promises to appoint APC members

The new Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has pleaded, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the last election, David Lyon, and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, to support his administration. Diri spoke at a thanksgiving service in Yenagoa on Sunday. The new governor promised to run an all-inclusive government, insisting that he needed the cooperation and support of all leaders of the state. He also said he needed the support of former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to succeed, calling on all…

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Just in: Remove Oshiomhole As Party’s National Chairman Now -CNPP asks Buhari, APC

– There is more pressure for the removal of Adams Oshiomhole as a national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) – CNPP says Oshiomhole’s utterances have become dangerous to Nigeria’s democracy and the APC – The coalition declares that Oshiomhole is derailing the APC and should be eased out of the seat of APC’s national chairman. If the All Progressives Congress (APC) must survive, then Adams Oshiomhole must not remain its national chairman, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has declared. The party also asked Buhari to beware…

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Bayelsa: Supreme Court verdict disrupted Buhari’s schedule, says Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has urged the people of Bayelsa to shun all acts of violence and lawlessness. Sylva made this known in a statement he signed and released in Abuja on Sunday. “I want to use this moment to call on all the people of our dear state Bayelsa to kindly shun all acts of violence and lawlessness. “Also of great importance to me is to extend my profound apology to our President, Muhammadu Buhari, over the avoidable disruption to his busy schedule…

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