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Delta PDP suspends Senator Nwaoboshi for anti-party activities
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Delta PDP suspends Senator Nwaoboshi for anti-party activities

The Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi has been suspended by the State Working Committee (SWC) of the Delta State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement released on Wednesday June 23 by the party's spokesperson in Delta State, Ifeanyi Osuoza, the senator was accused of engaging in anti-party activities. Senator Nwaoboshi's suspension is expected to last for a period of one month. According to the party, there’s no doubt that the attacks by Senator Nwaoboshi, a serving Senator and a very recent Chairman of the Party, are potentially inimical to the peace and harmony of the Party and tantamount to causing discord and disaffection among loyal Party members. The statement read; “The State Wor...
‘Inability to put youths on career paths has turned them into rebels – Dogara
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‘Inability to put youths on career paths has turned them into rebels – Dogara

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has decried the inequality and unfairness in appointment and distribution of public utilities which he claimed creates perception of marginalization, especially among youths. Speaking at the 10th convocation of Achievers University, Owo, Ondo state on Saturday April 24,  Dogara added that the inability of those in public service to put youths on career paths has turned them from dutiful labourers to disaffected rebels. He also disclosed that the immediate challenge now is to bring disparate peoples together and pull down barriers. Dogara said; “Inequality and unfairness in appointment and distribution of public utilities create a perception of marginalisation by a section of the people, especially the youths, who h...
Buhari’s Aide Contradicts Osinbajo, Says No Difference Between Ruga, Livestock Plan
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Buhari’s Aide Contradicts Osinbajo, Says No Difference Between Ruga, Livestock Plan

According to a report by Punch Metro, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has contradicted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s claim the Ruga programme. Osinbajo had while refuting a statement by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, said the Ruga programme was different from the National Livestock Transformation Plan In a statement, the Vice-President had said, “Contrary to claims reported in sections of the media, Ruga settlements are not being supervised by the Office of the Vice President. Ruga is different from the National Livestock Transformation Plan approved by state governors under the auspices of the National Economic Council.   “On the National Livestock Transformation Plan, 13 states are already in the proce...
Army Reveals those Working Against Nigeria
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Army Reveals those Working Against Nigeria

The Nigerian Army on Saturday alleged that some unpatriotic individuals, groups and foreign interests were working against the security situation in the country in particular and West African Sub-region in general. It said they were making concerted efforts to further induce ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists and bandits with funds and other logistic support. Colonel Sagir Musa, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement said their body language and unguarded utterances seem to be in tandem with the above and imply tacit support for the criminals. He noted: “For example, credible source has shown that some individuals are hobnobbing with Boko Haram terrorists, while others are deliberately churning falsehood against the security agencies with a view to set the military ag...
New Salary Scale has not Been Approved for Armed forces – Defense Headquarters
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New Salary Scale has not Been Approved for Armed forces – Defense Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said no new salary scale has been approved for the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN). The acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, said this in a statement in reaction to a purported document containing a new upgraded salary structure for the military. “The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has observed with utmost dismay, the circulation of a fictitious document that has gone viral on social media purportedly showing a new upgraded Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) salary structure with effect from May 2019. The DHQ wishes to clarify that the said document does not exist, neither does it reflect the true salary structure of personnel of the Armed Forces of Nigeria” he said. Colonel Nwachukwu noted that the Commander-in-Chief of the Arm...
Ajimobi-led APC Reconciliation Committee Storms Kaduna Today
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Ajimobi-led APC Reconciliation Committee Storms Kaduna Today

The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the North West zone will today (Tuesday) be in Kaduna State. Making this revelation yesterday, its Chairman, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, said the disaffection among members of the party was not intractable. Ajimobi made the disclosure in a statement by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Bolaji Tunji. He appealed to the aggrieved party members in the zone to take advantage of the committee’s reconciliation meeting scheduled for today and tomorrow. Ajimobi promised that the committee was coming with an open mind and would be prepared to listen to the grievances of party members with a view to resolving them amicably. He said, “as in every human endeavour, ...

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