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Saraki accepts Chief of Staff’s resignation

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has accepted the resignation from office of his Chief of Staff, Senator Isa Galaudu. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said Galaudu first mentioned his decision to step down for personal reasons last November and that …

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Economic diversification: NIMASA, NUJ call for media partnership – Maritime ready to take over from Oil says Peterside

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has urged the media, especially the maritime press to support the government’s drive to diversify the economy for growth and create alternative opportunities for investments The NIMASA DG stated this while receiving the leadership of …

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Justice reform: Osinbajo recommends day-to-day trials, heavy punishment for delays …Calls for attitudinal change from Judges, Lawyers …Functional Judicial System critical to economic growth, Says Ambode

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Monday identified delay in the administration of justice as a major challenge that must be jointly tackled by all relevant stakeholders in the justice sector, just as he urged judges, lawyers and others to change their attitudes and stand up for what is right. …

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Ikeja Electric decries violence against staff …Cautions that culprits will be made to face the law

Ikeja Electric, Nigeria’s largest power distribution company, has decried the increasing spate of violent attacks against its staff. Citing the recent malicious incident at Akowonjo, Lagos, where an aggrieved woman allegedly stabbed a staff of Ikeja Electric, who was discharging his official duties, the company’s Head of Corporate Communications, Felix …

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Jonathan, Wike frustrated delivery of armoured helicopters because of political considerations – Amaechi

Immediate past governor of Rivers state, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the armoured helicopters that have raised controversy were purchased to fight criminality in Rivers state during his tenure, and were paid for partly by the Federal Government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. A statement by his media office pointed …

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Armoured helicopters: Gov. Wike reveals that Rivers govt. wrote to FG to hand them over to NAF; Alleges – Amaechi bought them because he could not provide good governance

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that he officially wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari asking that the two armoured helicopters bought by the immediate past administration in the state .be handed over to the Nigerian Air Force. He explained that he wrote the letter following the high custom …

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