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Politicians Without Other Livelihoods Will Be Corrupt — Akande
Politics

Politicians Without Other Livelihoods Will Be Corrupt — Akande

The former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, on Thursday, said politicians with no other sources of livelihood may end up getting involved in corrupt acts in public office. Akande, who spoke in Yoruba at the lecture organised to mark 94th birthday of Second Republic Senator, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, held in Osogbo, said many old-generation politicians had been successful in their careers before venturing into politics. The APC chieftain noted that, before Fasanmi was elected as a senator, he had excelled as a pharmacist, adding that present-day politicians with no other source of income would be tempted to engage in graft. “If you are not established in your profession and you get into politics, you will never do anything that is right. “...
Tinubu, Fayemi, Akintoye deny Knowledge Of New Yoruba Leader’s Emergence
Politics

Tinubu, Fayemi, Akintoye deny Knowledge Of New Yoruba Leader’s Emergence

Barely 48 hours after he allegedly emerged the new leader of the Yoruba race, emeritus Professor of History and Second Republic Senator, Seth Banji Akintoye has denied knowledge of such happening. Akintoye was said to have thrashed the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu by 73 to three votes, at an event coordinated by some Yoruba self-determination groups in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Thursday. But the retired scholar insists he knows nothing about the election of a new leader, and was not at the venue of the election, but only heard the news on the radio, television and read it in the newspapers just like everyone. In similar vein, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Fayemi has described as fallacy, claims that he backed Akintoye’s ...
N50,000 Minimum Wage Will Cripple Nigeria Economy’ – Olorunnimbe Farukanmi
Politics

N50,000 Minimum Wage Will Cripple Nigeria Economy’ – Olorunnimbe Farukanmi

Second republic senator, Chief Olorunnimbe Farukanmi on Saturday said the N50,000 minimum wage being agitated by Nigerian workers would have dire consequences on the nation’s economy. The financial expert said even though labourers are entitled to their wages,but expressed the need for trade unions to consider and look at various sources of revenue accurable to their employers in order to asses the reality of the wages from which their salaries are paid. The former lawmaker observed that the minimum wage in the country being paid by every employer of labour was expected to be N18,000, but the labour unions have been asking for N50,000 minimum,which he said would be 250 per cent increment. Farukanmi, who is the Chairman, Elders Assembly of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in ...
Truck Belonging to Dangote Group Allegedly Crushes 2nd Republic Senator to Death
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Truck Belonging to Dangote Group Allegedly Crushes 2nd Republic Senator to Death

A second republic senator, Muktar Abdulkarim, was crushed to death by a truck allegedly belonging to Dangote Group Plc along the Kano-Zamfara expressway on Friday December 28th. According to Sahara Reporters, the Senator's brother, Buhari Abdulkarim, an architect, and his driver were injured in the accident and are currently receiving medical attention at Uthman Dan Fodio University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Sokoto.

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