Day: August 19, 2018

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​Abuja Building Collapse : NIOB calls for professionalism

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for professionalism in the building industry, to curb cases of building collapse in Nigeria. The NIOB President, Mr Kenneth Nduka, made this known in a statement issued on Sunday, in Abuja. The four-storey building located at Jabi, Abuja, collapsed at about 1.30 p.m on Friday, Aug. 17, […]

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POLITICS

​Saraki should be held responsible for budget delay – Presidency

The Presidency Sunday night said that the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the National Assembly should be held responsible for the delay in passing the supplementary budget for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for 2019 general elections. The Presidency further explained that the National Assembly delayed the 2018 budget that was […]

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​Tinubu: Tambuwal Covets The Presidency But Doesn’t Have The Stomach To Challenge Buhari In A Primary

Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a move coated in his desire to contest the presidency on the party’s automatic ticket. In a statement released on Sunday entitled: ‘They Go Away Because We […]

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​Police didn’t pressure our reporter to implicate Saraki — Premium Times

The management of Premium Times on Sunday said the Nigerian Police did not pressure its reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, to implicate the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, during his detention. The newspaper also said in a statement by its Editor-in-Chief, Musikilu Mojeed, that its reporter was never tortured while in detention. The medium was reacting […]

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​Senator calls for probe of National Assembly’s budget under Saraki

A federal lawmaker, Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa), has called for probe into budgetary allocations to the National Assembly. Mr Adamu made the call while speaking with journalists in Abuja on Sunday. He said an audit had become necessary in view of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki’s refusal to vacate his seat after defecting from […]

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​Stop Oro Festival Curfew or there will be Crisis – Muslim Group warns Yorubaland

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cried out to the Lagos State government (LASG) in particular and other state goverments in Yorubaland (Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Ekiti) to avert the looming religious crisis in the sub-region. According to the human rights organization, traditional worshippers are set to observe tomorrow, Monday 20th August, 2018 as Isheshe […]

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