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EFCC replies Fayose asking him to visit their offices on September 30 for questioning

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) officials have responded to Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State's recent request for a meeting asking him to visit their offices on September 20 to answer questions about his financial dealings.

 

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Lookman Ademola appears to have rebuffed Southgate's overtures and opted for Nigeria

EVERTON winger Ademola Lookman appears to have shunned the overtures from Gareth Southgate to play for England opting to switch his allegiance to Nigeria enabling him to feature for the Super Eagles.

 

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Buhari names minister of state for national planning Zainab as acting finance minister for now

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has named the minister of state for budget and national planning Zainab Ahmed as the acting finance minister following his acceptance of Kemi Adeosun resignation yesterday.

 

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Kemi Adeosun does the honourable thing and resigns as finance minister over NYSC forgery saga

FINANCE minister Kemi Adeosun has resigned her appointment today bowing to pressure for her to quit following the recent scandal she was involved in regarding a forged National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate.

 

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Former Ondo State governor Olusegun Mimiko joins race for presidency as Labour Party candidate

FORMER Ondo State governor Dr Olusegun Mimiko has become the latest entrant into Nigeria's 2019 presidential race after he declared yesterday that he will stand in the February polls as the candidate of the Labour Party.

 

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Ekiti Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees begin strike over unpaid salary arrears

MEMBERS of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (Nulge) in Ekiti State have begun an indefinite strike to protest the fact that outgoing governor Ayo Fayose has refused to pay them about six month's salary arrears.

 

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Obasanjo walks out on emissaries Buhari sends to Abeokuta to solicit his support

FORMER president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo walked out of a meeting with several emissaries sent to plead with him by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday telling them that he could not back their principle because he was incompetent.

 

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Ipob's call for a sit-at-home to mark the anniversary of Operation Python fails woefully in Enugu

YESTERDAY'S call by the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) for citizens to sit at home to mark the anniversary of the declaration of their erstwhile republic apparently failed badly in Enugu as locals failed to heed to call and went about their normal business.

 

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Southern and Middle Belt Forum leaders describe Buhari's appointment of new DSS boss as parochial tribalism

LEADERS of Nigeria's Southern and Middle belt Forum (SMBF) have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new director-general of the Department of State Security (DSS) calling it parochial tribalism.

 

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Lagos police inspector arrested after caught drinking beer confiscated from driver while on duty

LAGOS State police commissioner Imohimi Edgal has ordered the arrest of one of his officers Inspector Emmanuel Egba after he was seen drinking a bottle of beer confiscated from a commercial driver while on duty.

 

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