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Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday rejected an opposition bill that would have made it illegal for an indicted member of parliament to form a government. SEE ALSO: Pressure Mounts on British PM Over Refusal to Sack Top Aide The motion was targeted at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is standing trial on charges of bribery, fraud […] The post Israeli ...
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Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Some members of the University of Lagos Senate have berated Chairman of the Governing Council and Pro Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin, over the humiliation and removal of the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Ogundipe’s removal was announced on Wednesday after a council meeting at the National Universities Commission headquarters located on Aguiyi Ironsi Way in Abuja ...
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Today should be a day of Reflection; a day to look inwards. Not like other days. Today, we, as youth, in the, arguably, most endowed territory of the planet-Earth, must take time out to ponder why our many Blessings have little or no impact on our Development as a people.  Today, we must look beyond individual accomplishments and aspirations, ...
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Seyi Makinde …. awards contract for completion of 12.5km Challenge-Odo Ona Elewe-Apata road By Adeola Badru GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, yesterday, approved the promotion and payment of civil servants dismissed in 2012, by the immediate-past administration who were recalled by the present administration. This was disclosed to newsmen in Ibadan by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and ...
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By Bisi Olaniyi, Southsouth Bureau Chief The 17 All Progressives Congress (APC) Edo lawmakers have directed security chiefs to chase the hoodlums occupying the Assembly complex. One of the 17 lawmakers confided in The Nation this was one of the resolutions at the sitting on Wednesday. They mandated the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Zone 5, Benin, Dibal Yakadi; Edo ...
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 22, 2017 A woman poses holding a smartphone showing the App for ride-sharing cab service Uber in London. Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP   Being forced to classify drivers as employees could temporarily idle Uber operations in its home state of California, the ride-sharing firm’s chief said Wednesday. The comments from Uber’s chief ...
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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during a hearing before Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee at Dirksen Senate Office Building August 6, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong / POOL / AFP     Kamala Harris’s late mother left her native India in 1960, but half a world away from Washington the uncle and aunt ...
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Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar reacts after missing to score a goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Atalanta and Paris Saint-Germain at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon on August 12, 2020. (Photo by RAFAEL MARCHANTE / POOL / AFP)   Paris Saint-Germain snatched a dramatic victory from the jaws of defeat as substitute Eric Choupo-Moting’s goal ...
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President Muhammadu Buhar mourns former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington   President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington. The President in a tribute on Thursday evening described the late diplomat as Nigeria’s ‘Long Time Friend’ who was courageous. He said the late Carrington “openly supported the people of this country when ...
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BEVERLY HILLS, August 12, (THEWILL) – Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Walter ‘Omowale’ Carrington, is dead. He died on Tuesday in the United States. He was aged 90. His death was confirmed by his wife, Dr. Arese, in a short statement on Wednesday. She wrote: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for ...
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BEVERLY HILLS, August 12, (THEWILL) – Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Walter ‘Omowale’ Carrington, is dead. He died on Tuesday in the United States. He was aged 90. His death was confirmed by his wife, Dr. Arese, in a short statement on Wednesday. She wrote: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for ...
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BEVERLY HILLS, August 12, (THEWILL) – Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Walter ‘Omowale’ Carrington, is dead. He died on Tuesday in the United States. He was aged 90. His death was confirmed by his wife, Dr. Arese, in a short statement on Wednesday. She wrote: “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for ...
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Lukman made the call in a letter, entitled: “Appeal for Reconciliation and Peace building in APC,” addressed to the party Caretaker Committee Chairman in Abuja on Wednesday. The post Progressive Governors Forum DG sets reconciliation, peace building agenda for APC appeared first on The Eagle Online.
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 12, (THEWILL) – A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, has been interrogated by officials of the DSS and has left their facility in Jos, Plateau State, after 7 hours of interrogation. He was invited for questioning after a statement he allegedly made on the sponsorship of Boko Haram group and ...
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… Tasks youths on “Greater Lagos” vision

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday celebrated the “International Youth Week Day” with a call on youths to key into the vision of a “Greater Lagos” being championed by the administration of Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu. Addressing a group of youths at the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja on this year’s theme: “Engaging Youth ...
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Election and Political Discussions on Social Media

...participate in the electoral process for a virile and vibrant democracy.INEC not ready for credible polls in Edo, Ondo — Osun NNPP chairman“Youths inclusiveness in the electoral process adds value to the attainment of democracy as the government ...
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By Folasade Akpan Abuja, Aug. 12, 2020 The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation's youth. He said this  ...
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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, says the Nigeria Police Force is being overstretched as the nation confronts the numerous security challenges. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television's Politics Today, Governor Akeredolu called for the  ...
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Prophet T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), has cleared the air on a prophecy credited to him concerning the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State. In the report that went viral during the week, the cleric was quoted as  ...
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Mr Salihu Lukman, the Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has called on the APC Caretaker Committee led by Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, to implement a five-reconciliation and peace building agenda ...
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By Folasade Akpan. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said political leaders and governments must commit to opening the political space to allow for greater participation by the nation's youth. He said this while delivering a  ...
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Tony Osauzo, Benin. Edo Philanthropist and former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kenneth Imansuangbon, has predicted that the party would win the September 19 governorship election because of the achievements of Governor  ...
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Also, only authorised persons and worshippers will be allowed into the grove. READ ALSO: INEC not ready for credible polls in Edo, Ondo — Osun NNPP chairman A statement made available by the State’s ...
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INEC Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has been told to prepare to hand over power come 2022 by the Osun State chapter of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).The ...
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...the state and report election matters professionally.READ ALSO: INEC not ready for credible polls in Edo, Ondo — Osun NNPP chairmanHe tasked the state chapter of the NUJ to organise a capacity building training for members on digital ...
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The National Assembly members from CRS are astonished that Fani Kayode can get so ballistic on a matter, he knows nothing about. He throws tantrums at the people that have sustained the Party, while he is on sabbatical. We thought he was going to ask  ...
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Dark clouds are already gathering over the impending governorship election in Edo State. Some unfortunate individuals might pay with their lives,  ...
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IPAC insisted that calling for postponement of an election that has gone 95 ... “We are aware that all elections in Nigeria as organised by INEC has a  ...
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The Bayelsa Central and West Senatorial Districts and Imo North Senatorial District bye-elections has been slated for October 31 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Other bye-elections scheduled to hold in the same date include  ...
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Femi Fani-Kayode, former Nigerian Minister of Aviation, has threatened to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria's main opposition party, if the PDP National Working Committee takes the party structures in Cross River State away from Ben Ayade  ...
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Today’s Rerun Elections

Polling activities have commenced at Okigwe (Imo State).#RerunElectionJan2020 pic.twitter.com/Jke3cpVYVt— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) January 25, 2020
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Six of the bye-elections are to fill senatorial seats that became vacant mainly due to the death of their former occupants and the election of Duoye Diri,  ...
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... August 24 and September 8. The post INEC to conduct six senatorial bye-elections, others on October 31 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria ...
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... democratic world. In this blog, we discuss the challenges Nigerian youth face when connecting with their elected representatives and engaging in ...
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Before you Run (1)

“Whatever political level you have laced up to run for: presidential, governorship, senatorial, house, local government, or ward, before you run, hear now what you are coming in to run or govern.”