Oba Adejimi-Adu Alagbado - Ekiti News
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Supporters Of Odun Oba, Olosunta Festivals Fallout in Ekiti

The Odun Oba and Olosunta festivals are celebrated by the Ogoga, Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado, and the Olukere, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, respectively. Soldiers, riot policemen and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps were deployed in the Odo Oja area to forestall a breakdown of law and order. Read more…

Muhammadu-Buhari Headline News
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Buhari to His Supporters: Respect INEC Campaign Rules

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged supporters to slow down further campaigns for his re-election as they amount as a breach of the rules of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Femi Adesina, the media adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari: “We appreciate our massive supporters nationwide, and urge them to exercise restraint till the race commences officially as stipulated by law.” Read more…

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Another Nigerian Dies By Bullets in South Africa

Mr Chibuzo Nwankwo, 42-year-old Enugu State native was shot in the early hours of Friday at a local bar in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, following a disagreement with an unknown person. The Nigerian community in South Africa on Saturday confirmed the killing of Nwankwo. “A murder case has been opened and investigation has started. We call on Nigerians to be calm and allow the law to take its course,” Mr Habib Miller, the Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Union in South Africa said. Read more…

Google Launches Free Wi-Fi In Lagos State
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Google Launches Free Wi-Fi In Lagos State

Tech giant Google says it has launched its free Wi-Fi service for Nigerians, the Google Station, in Ikeja, Lekki and other parts of Lagos. Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Google’s Nigeria Country Director, stated this in Lagos on Thursday at the second Google for Nigeria event.

“It is live in some locations already like the MMA 2, Ikeja City Mall, The Palms Lekki, Computer Village and the University of Lagos (UNILAG),” Channels Television quoted her as saying. Read more…

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Cameroon Smuggling Arms to Nigeria: Ayade, Cross River Governor

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade yesterday accused both the seceding Ambazonian Republic in Cameroon as well as the Cameroonian government of smuggling goods and arms through 27 illegal routes to Nigeria. “Let me bring to the knowledge of Cross Riverians and indeed Nigerians that 80 percent of security issues we are dealing with is a as result of the war just by our borders. Read more…

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Your Nigerian Passport Will Be Valid For 10 Years

Muhammed Babandede, comptroller-general of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), made the disclosure on Thursday when he visited the Ikoyi passport office in Lagos. He said the president also approved improved security features and quality for the passport booklets.

“He (Buhari) has approved 10-year validity for passports which is great news. When the report comes, passports will be valid for 10 years which is great news especially for adults from the age of 18 and above,” he said. Read more…

Muhammadu-Buhari Headline News
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Muhammadu Buhari Blesses 52 APC Defectors

“As the saying goes, all politics is local. We understand that some of the distinguished and honourable lawmakers have issues with their home states, especially on zoning which bars some of them from seeking another term in their constituencies,” President Muhammadu Buhari said.

President Buhari wished all the decamped members the best in their future undertakings. Read more…

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The Buhari Fiscal Policy And Its Marginal Effect On The Nigerian Economy

What cannot be denied is that Nigeria (between 2000 and 2014) had a major positive economic renaissance that resulted in one of the most daring positive economic turnarounds a country has experienced in a 15 year growth cycle. During that time, GDP growth was mainly above 5% each year (with isolated cases of growth falling below that number being in 2001 with 4.4%, 2002 with 3.8% growth and 2012 with 4.3% growth). Read more…

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Okorocha and the Imo House of Assembly

Ever since the present embattled deputy governor of the state, Prince Eze Madumere indicated his intention to run for the seat of the executive governor of the state in the forthcoming general election in apparent bid to benefit from the zoning principle in the state which currently favours his Owerri zone, the relationship that subsisted between Madumere and his boss, Rochas Okorocha whom at some point described the man as a “son in whom he was well pleased”, has hit the rocks. Read more…

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IPOB to Lead South East, South South 2019 Elections Boycott

Enugu — Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it will lead the South East and South South geo-political zones to boycott the 2019 elections, stressing that it is the only way to set the poor Nigerian masses free. “Presidential elections next year will afford IPOB an opportunity to demonstrate its cast iron determination to set Biafra free by totally shutting down South East and South South regions.

“Anybody campaigning, seeking or hoping to get IPOB to participate in any election is wasting his time.”Should other parts of Nigeria wish to continue living in denial and keep participating in what is essentially an organised fraud, then they are welcome to do so. South East and South South will not vote and will not be part of it. Read more…

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Buhari: ‘Why I Declared Re-Election Bid Early’

President Buhari said he noticed that speculations were already constituting a distraction to governance and stirring tensions, stressing that he had to declare during the National Executive Committee meeting of the party. “A lot of people were trying to make it a habit of being a nuisance to themselves and many Nigerians, so when I came out, I said those who are serious let them come out,” said President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Nigeria News and Factual

Twitter Appoints Okonjo-Iweala To Board Of Directors

Social networking company, Twitter Inc, has appointed a former Nigerian Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, as one its the boards of directors. Twitter Says: “We’re adding Ngozi (@NOIweala) and Bob (@authorzoellick) to the Twitter board. Welcome! Sadly we’re also saying farewell to our friend Marjorie (@marjscar). She’s been an amazing advocate for journalists everywhere and pushed us constantly to better inform people. Thank you M.” Read more…

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Here’s FG New Improved Nigeria Air

Ministry of Aviation in Abuja, the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika was quoted as saying, “I am very pleased to tell you that we are finally on track to launching a new national flag carrier for our country, Nigeria Air. We are all fully committed to fulfilling the campaign promise made by our President, Muhammadu Buhari, in 2015. We are aiming to launch Nigeria Air by the end of this year. Read more…

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Boko Haram Suspects Confess to Chibok Abduction

Abba Kyari, deputy commissioner of police, said 22 suspected members of the militant group were arrested in different locations in the neighbouring northeastern states of Yobe and Borno. “It was an intelligence-led operation. We have been monitoring them for about six months to one year,” said Kyari, who led the team. Read more…

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2019 Election Will See More Election Fraud – Bishop Udeh Reveals

The General Overseer of Mount Zion Faith Global Liberation Ministries Inc (a.k.a By Fire By Fire), Nnewi, Bishop Abraham Chris Udeh, has said his prophecy of a monumental rigging in 2019 presidential election by the All Progressives Congress (APC), is gradually manifesting with what happened in Ekiti State last Saturday. Bishop Udeh said what happened in Ekiti will be a child’s play compared with what will happen in 2019 presidential election. Bishop Udeh claimed that he saw the APC government will use the DSS, EFCC, ICPC and the judiciary to intimidate their opposition for it to win the 2019 presidential election. Read more…

Ayodele Fayose - Politics Nigeria News Headlines
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Ekiti Polls, The Demystification Of Ayo Fayose

Fayose in apparent obliviousness of his primary assignment which was the welfare of the people of Ekiti state was rather drawn into the politics of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At the height of things, it was difficult identifying who actually was the spokesman of the then ruling party. Read more…

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Buhari Congratulates Fayemi On Ekiti Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated his former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on winning the Ekiti State governorship election held on Saturday.

“In all this, the people of Ekiti State have spoken loud and clear, and democracy has won again,” the President Muhammadu Buhari said. Read more…

Nigeria News and Factual

Akinwunmi Ambode Rescues 50 Nigerian Football Fans in Russia

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has rescued 50 Nigerian football fans, who were stranded in Moscow, Russia at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup. An eyewitness, Mr. Nnamdi Odimegwu disclosed this in a social media post saturday, noting that over 50 Nigerians found it difficult returning home because they did not have return air tickets. Odimegwu, however, said succour came their way when Akinwunmi Ambode, who is a member of the federal government delegation to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, met them at the airport. Read more…