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Reps to review FG directive on repair of federal roads

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The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency, Femi Bamisile, said on Friday that the present financial incapability of the Federal Government to maintain federal roads made the review of the recent directive to state government not to repair the roads imperative. Bamisile, who lamented the deplorable[…]

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FG returns tollgates, approves N46bn for roads

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The Federal Government on Wednesday announced plans to ensure the return of tollgates on federal highways. The tollgates were abolished in 2003 by the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal[…]

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Govt’s website lists Adeosun, Fayemi as cabinet members

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The Federal Government’s website, www.nigeria.gov.ng, has listed the former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, as a current cabinet member, one year after her resignation. Adeosun, who had been replaced by Zainab Ahmed as Minister of Finance, resigned on September 18, 2018 following calls for investigation into allegations that she forged[…]

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APC waits for court decision on Rivers congresses

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The All Progressives Congress has postponed all activities relating to the conduct of congresses in Rivers State, our correspondent has learnt. It was learnt  that the National Working Committee had decided not to insist on the conduct of the congresses  not to incur the wrath of the judiciary. A  Rivers[…]

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ASUU threatens academic activities at LAUTECH

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities chapter of   Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State,   has threatened to  disrupt  academic activities at the school  if Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola fails to pay  them their outstanding two months’ salaries by the end of  this month. The school is jointly[…]

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Fraudsters dupe FUTA admission-seekers

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The authorities of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State have cautioned members of the public to be mindful of the activities of some unscrupulous persons defrauding unsuspecting candidates seeking admission into the institution. It was gathered that no fewer than 50 admission-seekers had been duped by the fraudsters.[…]

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I am not at all worried about impeachment —Trump

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­President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the threat of impeachment over allegations that he tried to pressure Ukraine’s leader into investigating his 2020 election rival Joe Biden. Asked if he was taking the threat from some Democrats seriously, Trump answered: “Not at all seriously.” US media reports revealed that an[…]

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Falana’s group tackles FG over charges against Sowore, others

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The Peoples Alternative Front led by rights lawyer, Femi Falana on Sunday knocked the Federal Government for taking Sahara Reporters’ Omoyele Sowore to court for allegedly insulting President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement from the group’s scribe, Eze Alloysius, asked that the “insulting” charge be withdrawn and all political detainees freed. According to[…]

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