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ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid advises federal government on 2020 budget, VAT, sexual harassment, others

A non-governmental and non-partisan organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Sunday, advised the Federal Government on the proposed 2020 Budget Appropriation Bill, Value Added Tax, VAT, Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill, and other national issues.

Presidency: PDP carried away by President Buhari’s rumoured wedding

The Presidency on Sunday chided the opposition led by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of going missing and abdicating its responsibility to the nation on recent national issues.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy: I’ll no longer take part in street protests because they don’t work

Convener of OurMumuDonDo Movement, Mr. Charles Oputa, a.k.a Charly Boy, on Friday said street protests by Nigerians over national issues cannot change political leaders at all levels.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Why Atiku Abubakar has right to comment on national issues

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has blasted the All Progressives Congress, APC, for warning its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for speaking on issues as if he was Nigeria’s president.

UN pledges full support to Cross River industrialization drive

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.

Senator Binta Garba: Losing election not like losing someone

Senator Binta Garba of Adamawa North Senatorial District who has lost her bid to return to the National Assembly, has told her supporters to take her loss calmly as losing her election penultimate Saturday is not the same thing as losing someone.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

2019: Boss Mustapha admonish youths to exercise civic duty

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has admonished Nigerian youths to exercise their civic duty by electing for credible and patriotic leaders in 2019.

Restructuring: Ohanaeze Ndigbo attacks Tanko Yakasai

However, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Chuks Ibegbu, Ohanaeze warned “Yakasai and people like him who have kept the country down for years due to their antiquated and fixated stand on national issues to stop their antics and allow the present generation of Nigerians whom they want to stagnate to work out a progressive nation for all.”
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki condemns police raid on Edwin Clark’s home

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condemned the unwarranted search in the Abuja home of nonagenarian, Chief Edwin Clark, by the police.

SGF: President Buhari engages critical stakeholders for solutions to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met with members of Parliamentary Support Group as part of efforts to build synergy, consensus on national issues to find solutions to socio-economic and security challenges facing the country.

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Kogi/Bayelsa guber: Snatch ballot boxes and lose your life – Police

The Deputy Inspector General, Operation, AbdulMajeed Ali, has warned those planning to snatch ballot boxes during Saturday’s elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States to have a rethink as the police will not condone such behaviour.