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Multiplicity of taxes discourages investments – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has stressed the need for salary earners operating other businesses to also pay tax from their profits in order to help grow the economy.

PDP convention: Group faults outcome, demands authentic results

A forum of aggrieved candidates and other stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday rejected the results of the last Saturday’s National Convention, describing it as fraud and not the true reflection of delegates at the Convention ground.

PDP convention: Ex-Minister Tunde Adeniran accuses Governors Wike, Fayose of rigging

One of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship aspirants, Professor Tunde Adeniran, has rejected the election process.

National convention: Rivers PDP denies forcing candidates on delegates, endorses Uche Secondus for chairmanship

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Rivers State, has unanimously endorsed Prince Uche Secondus as its sole aspirant for the position of national chairman of the party.

PDP didn’t give ex-VP Atiku Abubakar any concession – Senator Ahmed Makarfi

The National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Monday inuagurated the National Convention Planning Committee for his Convention slated for Saturday in Abuja and debunked the speculations that the party extended special concession to former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, as precondition for his defection to the party.

Governor Okowa heads PDP convention committee

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday inaugurated the National Planning Committee to conduct its Dec. 9 national convention.

APC campaigning for PDP through poor performance – Ex-Minister Jerry Gana

A former member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Jerry Gana, said on Monday in Kaduna, that Nigerians were waiting for the party to bounce back in 2019.

N10 billion farmers-to-finance fund will reduce poverty – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday that the newly inaugurated N10 billion Farmers-to-Finance-Mutual Funds would help reduce poverty and support local farmers to grow their businesses.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s resignation from APC welcome development – Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has described the resignation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from All Progressives Congress (APC) as a positive, just as he noted that Atiku was coming back home to PDP where he belonged.

2019: No automatic ticket for ex-VP Atiku Abubakar – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the resignation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress, saying he is now a free man.

Senator Jim Nwobodo sad over ex-VP Alex Ekwueme’s death

Former Governor of old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo, said that he has been saddened by the news of the death of Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

Maryam Sanda arrested for allegedly stabbing ex-PDP chairman Haliru Bello’s son to death

The Nigeria Police has confirmed the arrest of Maryam Sanda for allegedly stabbing her husband, Haliru Bello, to death.

Alex Ekwueme: Nigeria has lost a pillar of democracy – APC

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with Nigerians over the death of former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme.

General Yakubu Gowon urges Nigerians to live in peace

Former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on Nigerians to continue to live in peace, irrespective of their religious beliefs

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Governor Okowa signs Delta’s N308 billion 2018 budget into law

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Israeli jets hit Hamas posts in Gaza

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“One Lagos Fiesta” to splash cash on talented youngsters

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