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Reps Leaders Visit Dangote Refinery

Reps Leaders Visit Dangote Refinery

Reps Leaders Visit Dangote Refinery Speaker of the House of Reps, Tajudeen Abbas, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote and others visit the Dangote Petroleum Refinery in Lagos. The leadership of the House of Representatives have visited the Dangote Petroleum Refinery in Lagos. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, led the lawmakers who arrived at the refinery located in the Lekki Free Trade Zone in Lagos around 11am. Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, and top executives of the refineries received the lawmakers. The lawmakers are expected to take a tour of the…
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Gunmen Kill Traditional Ruler, Son

Gunmen Kill Traditional Ruler, Son

Gūnmên K¡ll Traditional Ruler, Son The traditional ruler of Chanchangi in Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State and his son have been killed by suspected bandits. Kumbiya Tanimu and his son, Yusuf, were killed Friday evening on the Takum-Chachanji road as they returned from a funeral event in Takum. Governor Agbu Kefas confirmed the incident and has ordered law enforcement to bring the killers to justice. In a press statement by his media aide, Emmanuel Bello, the governor also condoled the bereaved family, the Chanchangi community and the entire people of Takum over the incident. “The governor, while pleading…
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FGN To Spend N3 Trillion On New Minimum Wage, Pension

FGN To Spend N3 Trillion On New Minimum Wage, Pension

FG To Spend N3 Trillion On New Minimum Wage, Pension The Federal Government is set to spend N3tn on the new minimum wage and the payment of pensions and gratuities, ATTNEWS has learnt. The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu, disclosed this on Friday during a meeting with the Senate Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Olamilekan Adeola. The minister presented the general principles of the newly amended 2024 budget to the committee at the meeting. Recall that President Bola Tinubu had, after a meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on…
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True Story Of How Jnr Pope, 4 Others Died In Boat Mishap Revealed

True Story Of How Jnr Pope, 4 Others Died In Boat Mishap Revealed

REVEALED: True Story Of How Jnr Pope, 4 Others D¡ed In Boat Mishap Investigation has revealed that the late nollywood actor, Jr Pope was never provided with a life jacket contrary to viral reports that it was made available to him which he rejected while boarding the ill-fated boat that capsized, claiming his life and that of four other passengers on April 10, at Anam river in Anambra State. The Chairman of the committee set up by the leadership of the Actors Guild of Nigeria,AGN, to investigate the remote and immediate cause of the boat accident, Prince Uvo Kevin Oghogho…
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Gov. Otti Assures Investors Of Support In Establishing Industries In Abia

Gov. Otti Assures Investors Of Support In Establishing Industries In Abia

GOV. OTTI ASSURES INVESTORS OF SUPPORT IN ESTABLISHING INDUSTRIES IN ABIA. Abia state Governor, Dr. Alex Otti has assured investors of his support to ensure establishment of industries for the development of Abia. Governor Otti gave the assurance while receiving in audience a delegation of MUNEC Nigeria Limited who paid him a business visit. He congratulated the team on its move to contribute to what his administration is doing in Abia state, saying that his government places premium on creating conducive atmosphere for all. "The essence of governance is to create enabling environment for businesses to flourish, industries to be…
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Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu Officially Dumps PDP For APC

Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu Officially Dumps PDP For APC

Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu Officially Dumps PDP For APC The reinstated Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Phillip Shaibu, has officially dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) The embattled Deputy Governor dumped that main opposition party at a campaign rally held on Saturday in the state. Shaibu, at the rally, declared his official return to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He was received into the party by the APC’s governorship candidate, Senator Monday Okpebholo and his running mate, Dennis Idahosa. The reinstated Deputy Governor also used the defection rally to reunite with his political godfather, a former Edo…
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Our Administration Encourages People That Have Something To Offer – Gov. Otti

Our Administration Encourages People That Have Something To Offer – Gov. Otti

OUR ADMINISTRATION ENCOURAGES PEOPLE THAT HAVE SOMETHING TO OFFER– GOV. OTTI The Executive Governor of Abia State Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has reiterated that his administration will always encourage hardworking people who are willing to use whatever they have; no matter how little it is to make a living for themselves. The Governor emphasized the need for people to engage themselves in something meaningful by identifying their vision and working hard to realise it. Governor Otti spoke on Saturday 20th July, at Unity Chapel Government House, Umuahia, while observing the Sabbath Worship. Expounding on the portion of the scripture used…
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Obi, LP Distances Selves From ‘EndBadGovernance’ Protest

Obi, LP Distances Selves From ‘EndBadGovernance’ Protest

Obi, LP Distance Selves From ‘EndBadGovernance’ Protest The Labour Party Diaspora Directorate has distanced the party and its Presidential Candidate in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi from the proposed EndBadGovernace protest. It described reports linking the party and Mr Obi to the proposed protest as baseless. This was contained in a statement signed by Amb. AJU Elumelu, Deputy Director (Diaspora), Head Media and Communications Directorate of Mobilization and Integration in Abuja, on Saturday. He said, “The Labour Party and Peter Obi have consistently championed peace and lawful conduct. Our record, especially in the aftermath of the last general election,…
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Presidency Planning To Frame, Arrest Peter Obi Over Planned Nationwide Protest

Presidency Planning To Frame, Arrest Peter Obi Over Planned Nationwide Protest

Presidency Planning To Frame, Arrest Peter Obi Over Planned Nationwide Protest (Details Emerged) The Peter Obi Media Reach (POMR), has raised the alarm over a plot to frame its principal and Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, to pave the way for his arrest. The POMR, in a statement in Abuja, on Saturday said its attention was drawn to what it described as “the wild, wicked and baseless allegations” by one of the Presidential Spokespersons, Bayo Onanuga accusing Obi of being the mastermind of a planned protest in the country. Onanuga even…
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“People Are Suffering, People Are Angry” – Senator Ndume Again Criticizes Tinubu’s Government

“People Are Suffering, People Are Angry” – Senator Ndume Again Criticizes Tinubu’s Government

“People Are Süffer¡ng, People Are Angry” – Again, Senator Ndume Crit¡cizes Tinubu’s Govt The senator representing Borno South senatorial district, Ali Ndume has continued his diatribe on the Bola Tinubu-led government. Ndume, who was recently booted out as the Senate chief whip, after criticizing the president, opposed the newly approved N70,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers, arguing that it is insufficient to sustain a household. Ndume, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), stated that the new minimum wage, approved by President Tinubu, is only enough to buy a 50kg bag of rice. In a video posted by Channels…
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