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No Borno local govt. under Boko Haram occupation – Gov. Shettima; Releases N100 million for rebuilding Dalori villages

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Borno state Governor, Hon. Kashim Shettima, has debunked media reports credited to Senator Kaka Bashir Garbai that Borno local government areas were equally shared between Boko Haram and the military. The Governor, while speaking with newsmen shortly after arriving the state from a trip to …

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High tariff: NLC, TUC, civil society groups stage peaceful protest; Barricade PHDC office complex in Bayelsa

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA The leadership of The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC in conjunction with Civil Society Organizations and students’ bodies, on Monday in Yenagoa, locked up the office of the Port Harcourt Distribution Company, PHDC, in protest over the arbitrary increase in electricity tariffs. …

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Be champions of our continuity mantra, Ambode charges new Perm Secs …Reiterates commitment to continually reinvigorate public service

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday swore-in two newly appointed Permanent Secretaries into the State Civil Service with a charge on the appointees to be champions of his administration’s continuity with improvement mantra. The Governor who spoke at the Executive Council Chambers of the Lagos House, Ikeja, said …

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PDP shifts NEC meeting to next week

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has postponed the meetings of the statutory organs of the party earlier scheduled for this week by one week to Monday, February 15, 2016 and Tuesday, February 16, 2016. A statement by National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, said that the National Working …

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Rivers re-run polls: Senator Abe predicts victory for APC…Receives PDP Chairman, Treasurer, other decampees in Gokana

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC)candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has predicted that the APC will sweep the State and National Assembly re-run elections. Speaking at a Town Hall meeting held in Gokana Local Government Area, where PDP top notchers decamped to APC, …

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Governor Shettima Confirms Military Success in Borno; Air Commodore Alonge is new spokesperson of Operation Lafiya Dole

As the military appoints a new spokesperson for Operation Lafiya Dole, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has debunked a recent claim by Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai that Boko Haram controls substantial parts of the state. The governor described the comments of the senator as mere emotional outburst. Governor …

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IGR: Kwara targets N5bn monthly

As part of efforts to meet up with Kwara State Government’s monthly statutory commitments and ensure necessary infrastructural development, the newly established Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) has been directed to raise the state’s internally generated revenue to N5billion monthly. The State Governor Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed who also flagged …

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