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VP Osinbajo’s aides: Anyone who hires can also fire – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information ,has said anybody who hires workers is also at liberty to terminate their appointments if he deems fit.

Minister: Arik Air not suitable for national carrier

The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one.
Ish'aq Modibo Kawu

Witnesses absence stalls NBC chief’s, others’ ‘N2.5 billion fraud trial’

Inability of the prosecution to produce its two remaining witnesses on Monday stalled proceedings in the trial of the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibo Kawu, and three others, at a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Lai Mohammed

Some Nigerians can’t recite the national anthem – minister

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says some Nigerians cannot recite the national anthem.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.

Only 30 million Nigerians registered for national identity card – minister

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.

Yinka Odumakin: APC filled with people without integrity

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party filled with people who lacked integrity that also preach to others what it can’t practise.

Federal government to reintroduce toll gates

The Federal Government is concluding plans to reintroduce toll plazas on roads in the country.

UNICEF: 2.5 million children in Nigeria suffering severe acute malnutrition

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday said about 2.5 million children under the age of five in Nigeria are suffering severe acute malnutrition.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Tony Momoh: VP Osinbajo not a houseboy that can be removed anyhow

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Sunday said there is no quarrel between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo adding that all is well within the Presidency.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Lai Mohammed’s gloating over appeal court judgment will be short-lived

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday cautioned the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to be careful in celebrating the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, as his gloating will be short-lived.

VP Osinbajo, ministers, others meet over $9.6 billion judgement

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday chaired a meeting over the $9.6 billion judgement against Nigeria.

Workers jubilate as Rotimi Amaechi, Lai Mohammed resume duty

Lai Mohammed, who was on Wednesday inaugurated as Minister of Information and Culture, has officially resumed at his post, Newsmen report.
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Edwin Clark: House of Reps decision on Edo Assembly illegal

Former Minister of Information Chief Edwin Clark has described as illegal and unconstitutional the House of Representatives’ directive to Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to issue a new proclamation within one week for the proper inauguration of the State House of Assembly.

Reps members urge federal government to release Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to release Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, in accordance with several court rulings.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Former minister Lai Mohammed fails to appear in court over N2.5 billion DSO payment

Lai Mohammed, former minister of information, on Wednesday, failed to appear before Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo Giwa of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to explain his role in the approval of N2.5 billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd, for the purpose of the Federal Government Digital Switch Over (DSO) project.

Tony Momoh: President Buhari still has enough time before naming cabinet

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Tuesday said there is no need for Nigerians to be anxious on the non-appointment of Ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari saying there is still enough time for that to be done.

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Herbalist begs court to recover his Apple laptop from ex-lover

A traditional medicine man, Mr Festus Jatau, on Thursday prayed an Upper Area Court Zuba, FCT, to recover his laptop from a former girlfriend, Ms Blessing Elisha.

Kogi guber: Court asks to stop PDP candidate over alleged certificate forgery

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to stop the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Musa Wada, from presenting himself as candidate of the party for the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state on a count of alleged certificate forgery.
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Border closure: Federal government, Niger, Benin in crucial meeting

The Federal Government is presently meeting with delegations from Niger and Republic of Benin over the closure of land borders by Nigeria since August.
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Bayelsa: APC insists on participation, goes to appeal court

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Jane Inyang had on Thursday nullified the nomination of Chief David Lyon as the candidate of the APC in a suit filed by Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, one of the aspirants that sought the ticket of APC.
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Kalidou Koulibaly to join Manchester United in January

Italian giants, Napoli, may have to part ways with star man, Kalidou Koulibaly, for just £69m in January.