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Amosun’s parting gift tear aides apart

Tongues are now wagging among sides of Governor Ibikunle Amosun over parting gifts which were allegedly not for the aides New Dawn learnt while some of the aides have…

Hazard complete Borussia Dortmund switch

The 26-year-old will replace Christian Pulisic at Signal-Iduna Park after signing a five-year contract with the Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have completed the…

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Professionals, civil societies support Gaya for Deputy Senate Presidency

Professional associations, trade union movements and sundry political activists, social affairs commentators as well as Nigerians of all works of life have continued to canvass for Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya to clinch the deputy senate presidency of the 9th Senate. The groups under the aegis of Citizens United to Save Democracy (CUSD) in a communiqué issued in Abuja and signed by it National Secretary, Comrade Anozie Okafor, said that the Kano South senator is most qualified having been elected and re-elected…

Amosun’s parting gift tear aides apart

Tongues are now wagging among sides of Governor Ibikunle Amosun over parting gifts which were allegedly not for the aides New Dawn learnt while some of the aides have been given tidy sums running into millions, others have not received a dime Some were also said to have received brand new cars for their loyalty to Governor Amosun over the years. However, those who have not benefitted are lamenting that the same people who enjoyed "government largesse" were again those who got the gifts One of them told New Dawn…

Updated: Justice Bulkachuwa recuse herself from Presidential election panel

President of Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa recuse herself from Presidential election Panel. But, the Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar saying that the request lacks merit. Court of Appeal held that Atiku and PDP have not established that Justice Bulkachuwa will likely be biased.

Old friend faints as Apostle Suleman practically ‘Tests Miracle’ (Video)

Aside from performing several surprising and mouth-opening miracles, the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has again practically tested one of his miracles when he gifted his long time and old friend a car and a house of four flats. Naija News understands that the old-time friend of the Pastor had visited the church to see him and request for a little favour from him as he was going through hard times, suspected not to be unconnected to his finances. In a video that had since been…

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Buhari directs Ministers to hand over by May 28

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed all outgoing ministers to handover their portfolios on the 28th of May, 2019. He gave the directive during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) valedictory session at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Noting that the valedictory FEC meeting was the last for the outgoing cabinet before the inauguration of his second term on the 29th of May, he said they should continue working in their capacity till Tuesday 28th of May, 2019. Handover notes, he said, should be submitted to…

FG closes four foreign missions due to lack of funds

The Federal Government of Nigeria, has ordered the closure of four foreign missions abroad due to lack of funds. Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister of foreign affairs said on Tuesday that the missions are Sri-lanka, Serbia, Ukraine and Czech Republic. The minister who may exit President Muhmmadu Buhari's administration at the end of the month said the closure was because the government could not fund the missions anymore.

Nigeria may slide to another recession – CBN

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, has expressed fears that Nigeria may slide into another recession if measures are not taken to tackle the high rate of unemployment and other economic crisis. Emefiele said this today at the University of Benin, while delivering a lecture titled “Beyond the Global Financial Crisis: Monetary Policy Under Global Uncertainty”. According to him, Monetary and Fiscal Policy Authority must rise up to the challenge to begin to think of what can be done to tackle…

Nigerians will no longer own cooking gas cylinders – FG

The Federal Government says it will inject 600,000 gas cylinders to support effort to boost Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, penetration in the country. Ms Brenda Ataga, Special adviser on Gas to the Minister of state for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this at the stakeholders’ forum on LPG penetration in Abuja on Tuesday. According to her, from our estimation, we have 386,000 micro distribution centres across the country. We have issued a few licenses but I don’t have the…

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Hazard complete Borussia Dortmund switch

The 26-year-old will replace Christian Pulisic at Signal-Iduna Park after signing a five-year contract with the Bundesliga runners-up Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach winger Thorgan Hazard. The Belgium international has signed a five-year deal with the Bundesliga runners-up having spent five years with Gladbach. He becomes Dortmund's second summer signing after Germany left-back Nico Schulz completed his move from Hoffenheim on Tuesday. "We are delighted that Thorgan…

Rihanna features CMS Lagos, in her latest Fenty campaign video

Pop icon Rihanna, 31, has released a campaign video for her luxury fashion brand Fenty, featuring popular CMS bus stop in Lagos state. The clip shows a wide range of women posing against the backdrop of various sites across the world, including the ever-busy CMS bus stop. The singer, businesswoman, songwriter and actress is regarded as one of the most influential contemporary recording artistes known for embracing versatile musical styles and reinventing her image through her career. She gained more popularity…

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Cabals are coming, Fowler, watch it

When they first came for Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the erstwhile finance minister with facts provided for them by one of us down south here whom sources said Adeosun allegedly prevented from taking a foreign loan, we blamed the minister for patronising those who have made fortune from touting fake Nation Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Exemption Certificate.…
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CJN/Judiciary: Facts of the matter

The elections are days away. The supreme court will be crucial. The supreme court panel to be constituted to hear the presidential election petition can decide the election regardless of what the electorate does at the polls…

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