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  • Yoruba Professionals hail Matawalle for cautioning Northern Elders

    A group under the umbrella of Yoruba Young Professionals in the Southwest, has described the Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, as a patriot committed to the peace and Unity of Nigeria. A statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by the group’s Publicity Secretary, Dr. Ebenezer Olawole, said its reaction came in light of recent comments made by Matawalle,…

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  • Lagos-Calabar Coastal highway: Doherty writes NASS over Chagoury connection

    Kunle Sanni The Lagos State gubernatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in 2023, Funsho Doherty, has called for an investigation into Hi-Tech Construction Ltd.’s award of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road project. Doherty in a letter dated April 11th urged for a thorough investigation into the contract that was awarded. The letter which was addressed to Nigeria’s Senate President,…

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  • Plateau: Why 9 out of 16 APC lawmakers were inaugurated- Dewan

    By Innocent Raphael Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt (Hon) Gabriel Dewan, has provided insight into why he swore in only 9 out of the 16 All Progressives Congress (APC) members following a court ruling that nullified 16 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seats. He stated this on Friday, while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today. The Speaker…

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  • NEF, a political paperweight embarking on destructive journey- Matawalle

    The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle has described Northern Elders Forum (NEF) as a political paperweight embarking on a destructive journey to bring the North to disrepute for the group’s personal gains and political relevance. Matawalle said that the group was a political burden to the Northerners, saying its utterances against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was to create…

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  • Do not speak behalf of the region, Matawale warns Northern Elders Forum

    Kunle Sanni The Minister of State for Defence, Bello Matawalle, has cautioned the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) against speaking on behalf of the northern region in opposition to President Bola Tinubu. The Minister called such a move ‘reprehensible and naïve’. In a statement he signed on Friday, Bello described the forum as a “political paperweight” The Northern Elders Forum (NEF)…

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  • Reps member, Idris dies after observing Eid-el-Fitr prayer

    A former member of the House of Representatives from Kogi State, Hon. Mohammed Idris, is dead. Mohammed, the son of a former Governor of Kogi state, Ibrahim Idris, represented Ankpa, Olamaboro and Omala Federal Constituency at the lower chamber of the National Assembly. He slumped and died shortly after observing Eid prayer at his residence in Abuja on Wednesday. Mohammed…

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  • Obasanjo, Jonathan looked away while PDP suffers haemorrhage- Sowunmi

    A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Segun Sowunmi, has expressed disappointment that some of the founding fathers of the party are looking away while the party suffers a haemorrhage. The ex-Ogun PDP governorship aspirant, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Tuesday, said he expects former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan to have stepped in…

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  • Northern youths warn Kwankwaso over comment on insecurity

    By Innocent Raphael The Coalition of Northern Youth Movement (CNYM) has warned Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in the 2023 general elections, cautioning him against making negative remarks about the country’s security situation. CNYM gave the warn following Kwankwaso’s comments during the NNPP National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja, where he expressed…

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  • PDP Chieftains have deserted Wike- Momodu

    By Innocent Raphael Ovation Magazine Publisher and former presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu, has accused the incumbent Federal Capital Territory Minister Nyesom Wike of disloyalty to the party, stating that the party’s chieftains have deserted him and are closely monitoring his moves. Momodu stated this when he appeared on Tuesday’s edition of Channels Television’s breakfast…

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  • Ondo APC clears Aiyedatiwa, 15 other gov’ship aspirants

    Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa and 15 other Ondo State gubernatorial aspirants have been cleared by the All Progressives Congress’ vetting committee, and they are scheduled to appear before the party’s screening committee in a few days. They are Lucky Ayiedatiwa, Olusoji Ehinlanwo, Jimi Odimayo, Jimoh Ibrahim, Isaacs Kekemeke, Wale Akinterinwa, Olugbenga Edema, Olusola Oke, Olamide Ohunyeye, Morayo Lebi, and Oladiran Iyantan.…

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