President Muhammadu Buhari off to Japan for Tokyo International Conference

Tokyo International Conference

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to travel to Japan tomorrow to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development. A statement by the Presidency said the conference would take place in Yokohama city from August 28 to 30 after which the president would be back to the country on August 31. This year’s conference is themed, ‘Africa and Yokohama, Sharing Passion for the Future’. The Japanese Prime Minister and host, Shinzo Abe, is expected to perform the opening ceremonies of the conference. According to Special Adviser to the President…

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TOP 50 Arrest Made By Dcp Abba Kyari

Dcp Abba Kyari

1• Arrest of Nigeria’s most notorious Kidnap kingpin Billionaire Kidnapper Chukwudumeme Onwaumadike Aka Evans in Lagos State and his Gang members, 2• Arrest of the killers of former Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) Air Marshal Alex Badeh ‘rtd’ along Keffi-Gitata Kaduna Road, 3• Arrest of the most wanted Boko-Haram Commander Umar Abdulmalik and Eight (8) of his terrorist gang members, 4• Arrest of Twenty-two (22) Boko-Haram Terrorist gang members responsible for the kidnap of the Chibok School Girls in 2014 and also responsible for series of suicide bombings/several attacks and…

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Senator Tofowomo Creates More Appointments, Increases Aides From 46 To 62

Senator Tofowomo

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the Senate, has approved sixteen (16) additional appointments of nonstatutory Aides thus increasing the figure from 46 to 62 Aides. Recall that distinguished Senator Tofowomo initially released the appointments of 46 nonstatutory Aides in July, with effect from August 1, 2019. The new appointments also take effect from August 1, 2019, and all the appointees will receive their first salaries on Monday, August 26, 2019. The Senator has also signed a standing-order with his bank to ensure that salaries of all…

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Aragbaiye explains Ondo Local Government workers screening


The ongoing verification exercise of local government workers in Ondo State is to ascertain the number of genuine staff working in the councils. The State Head of Service, Mr. Dare Aragbaiye who made this known while monitoring the exercise in Akure South Local Government Council Secretariat said the exercise is in the best interest of both the workers and the government. Addressing the workers, Mr. Aragbaiye said the verification is to identify the actual number of them that are the payroll of government, saying that it would also eradicate ghost…

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Ondo State: The Olowo Of Owo bows out of Government service

Ondo State

PROGRAM OF VALEDICTION AND ORDER OF DEPARTURE FROM AKURE TO OWO. The Olowo elect, His Imperial Majesty, Ajibaderinwa Gbadegesin Ogunoye officially bows out of the service of Ondo State Govt today, the 22nd of August, 2019. 1.00pm – Kabiyesi arrives at the Governor’s Office, Alagbaka Akure. 1.15pm – To be received by His Excellency, The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Bar Agboola Ajayi on behalf of The Governor and the State Executive Council. 1.15 to 2.30pm – Valedictory speech by His Imperial Majesty followed by Goodwill message from The Deputy…

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Olafeso PDP National Vice Chairman Southwest: No party can jettison zoning


The National Vice Chairman (Southwest) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, in this interview with MUSA ODOSHIMOKHE, speaks on the challenges of reconciliation in the opposition party, zoning and other partisan issues. The PDP is in court over the Presidential election, which has not been decided. Some people are already urging former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to contest in 2023. Is this not a distraction? We are not giving up in our mandate. The Nigerian people are not fooled because they saw what happened during the election.…

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Buhari – I Gave 4 Senior Ministers To Kaduna, Kano To Appreciate Their Votes


I Gave 4 Senior Ministers To Kaduna, Kano To Appreciate Their Votes – Buhar He said; Before you push everything to me, I am just reminding you that I will do my best and I will make sure that the new cabinet is working for the good of Nigeria and Nigerians,” he said. Kaduna and Kano are the only two states I gave two substantive positions in my council. So, I have appreciated your votes and paid you back by giving you ministers of environment and finance.” The president further…

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Ogbeni Rahuf Aregbesola – I have No idea of my office

Rahuf Aregbesola

Interior: “Except For Newspapers, I Have No Knowledge Of My Ministry” – Rahuf Aregbesola Ogbeni Rahuf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior has admitted that he lacks knowledge of how his ministry operates as the little he knows about it was what he gleaned from the pages of newspapers, Igbere TV reports. Aregbesola who disclosed this Wednesday in Abuja during his maiden visit to the ministry told top officials of the ministry that apart from stories about the ministry on the pages of the Newspapers, he had no idea of its policies…

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FIRS name Davido, Obasanjo Olusegun and Others as tax defaulters

Obasanjo, Davido

Obasanjo, Davido, Omisore, Coldstone, 19,897 others firms are tax defaulters, FIRS says. Bank accounts belonging to Obasanjo Farms, Iyiola Omisore and Davido are some of the accounts that have been placed under lien for owing taxes. In a list published on Monday, the Federal Inland Service (FIRS) listed 19,901 accounts that were yet to regularise their tax status. Some of the accounts published include: Citiroof Aluminium Co. Ltd Coldstone Creamery Limited (Yaba) Davido Music Worldwide Ltd Grand Square Supermarket and Stores Ltd Iyiola Omisore & Par Open Heavens Bliss Enterprises…

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President Buhari on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the new ministers

President Buhari Assigned Ministers

The Nigerian Constitutional stipulates to ensure equal representation — the country’s 36 states must be represented in the cabinet. Prior to the announcement of the ministerial nominees, on July 19, to be precise, Buhari had said that most of the members of his cabinet in his first term in office were foisted on him. He promised something different in his second term. In fact, while addressing the leadership of the legislature, the president promised he would appoint only those he knew. However, when the announcement was eventually made there was…

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