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Lagos State House of Assembly in confusion as the Speaker dissolves committees

The Lagos State House of Assembly is currently enshrouded in uncertainties as the Speaker, Rt Hon Mudashiru Obasa, has dissolved all the House’s standing committees. Announcing the dissolution of the committees during Monday’s plenary, the Speaker stated that all chairmen of committees would henceforth be working in acting capacity. “May I announce

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We Support Restructuring Within the Provisions of the Constitution only – PMN

An independent civil society group, the Patriotic Movement of Nigeria, PMN, on Monday in Abuja declared that any restructuring done outside the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) will create chaos and lawlessness describing as wishful thinking any thought of achieving restructuring outside the constitution. This stance was declared after the group’s

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A mysterious Fire has razed down the house of the embattled Minister in Abuja.

By James Ezema A mysterious Fire has razed down the house of the embattled Minister of State for Petroleum Dr. Ibe Kachikwu in Abuja. The fire said to have started from his bedroom virtually burnt down the palatial house of the troubled minister! The Asokoro residence of the Minister caught fire on Sunday evening. It was gathered that

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Nigerian Catholic Archbishop, Onaiyekan says Nigeria’s unity is negotiable

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has called for a renegotiation of Nigeria’s unity. He made the call at the 18th annual lecture of the Catholic Brothers United of St Agnes Catholic Church, in Maryland, Lagos. While speaking on “Proffering solution to the current economic recession: The religious perspective,” 

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Nigeria is not giving visas to all Africans on arrival-Minister

ANIETIE UDOBIT   Nigeria's government says it has no plans to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans. The African Union's political affairs office had tweeted on Friday that Nigeria announced the plan at a retreat for permanent representatives to the continental body. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, told The Associated Press

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Ugwuanyi, Ekweremadu applaud FG on 41Km Enugu-Ebonyi road

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi and Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, have commended the Federal Government of President Muhammadu Buhari for releasing funds for the commencement of rehabilitation of the 41km Ozalla-Akpugo-Amagunze-Ihuokpara-Nkomoro Ebonyi federal road in Enugu. Unity Times gathered that the road project which was intially awarded in 2010, stopped due to

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Aisha Blasts President, Says: Muhammadu Buhari Holds Much Power But Cannot Touch Some Nigerians

The current development in the country today, reveals how co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) advocacy group, Aisha Yesufu, says some “corrupt officials” are untouchable in the on-going anti-graft war despite the enormous powers the Buhari government wields. Yesufu made the claim via her Twitter handle as she continued to weigh in

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