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Statement on Senator Melaye: Gov. Bello was misled by Fanwo, his media aide – Gov. Emmanuel

The statement by Governor Yahaya Bello attacking Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State over Senator Dino Melaye has been described as “unfortunately pugnacious in context, pettifogger in tone and tenor and supercilious at best,” by Governor Udom Emmanuel. Reacting to Gov. Bello’s statement, issued by his Director-General, Media and …

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Advocates of Nigeria’s breakup not aware of God’s purpose for her – Dogara …says Nigeria is not a mistake.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara,  has said that those calling for dismemberment of Nigeria don’t know the plan of God for the country. Speaking during a thanksgiving service on Sunday, at His Elect Christian Assembly Church, Nyanya, Abuja, Dogara further stated that Nigeria is  not a …

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Lagos launches community TV to scale up grassroots development…Seeks active participation of CDCs, CDAs, others

The Lagos State Government on Monday unveiled a new television programme tagged ‘Lagos Community Updates’ to advance development at the grassroots and engender active participation of the people at the local level in governance. Speaking at the unveiling held at the State Secretariat in Alausa, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi …

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Nigeria loses N7 trillion to insecurity in high seas annually – Dogara….Tasks Nigerian Navy to be more alive to its responsibilities.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that Nigeria loses about N7 trillion naira annually to insecurity and revenue leakages in her waterways. Dogara also posited that security in Nigeria’s territorial waters must be strengthened, with the Nigerian Navy and other relevant agencies collaborating to …

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Smuggling, greatest threat to Buhari’s economic policy, says Saraki; Challenges Customs’ boss: Stop scourge, wear whatever you like!

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has identified smuggling of goods into the country as the greatest threat to the realization of the economic policies of the present administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Saraki stated this on Monday while declaring open a public hearing on tackling smuggling in the …

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Dino Melaye: TETFUND probe not responsible for halt in recall process – Investigation

Investigations have revealed that contrary to insinuations, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), did not stop the recall of the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dino Melaye (Kogi West) because of the plan to probe the tenure of its chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund …

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Minister announces creation of $1m Venture Capital to boost creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday announced the establishment of a 1-million-dollar Venture Capital to boost the Creative Industry. The Minister made the announcement at the opening of the two-day Creative Industry Financing Conference holding in Lagos, saying 20 people, each investing $50,000, are expected …

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Maritime security: Collaborations with security agencies the way to go – Dr. Dakuku; Army is ready, says 81 Div. GOC

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed the strategic importance of security agencies to the achievement of safe and secure shipping and a viable and vibrant maritime sector for the country’s benefits. The Director General, who stated this while playing …

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