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I begged Niger Republic to allow Nigeria construct railway – Amaechi

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Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has disclosed that he begged the government of Niger Republic to allow Nigeria construct the $1.95 billion railway from Kano State into Maradi. Nigeria plans to construct a railway line that would start from Kano to Dutse-Katsina through Jibia and end in Maradi, Niger Republic. However, Amaechi said he…
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Medical trip: Buhari will govern Nigeria from London, no need transmitting power to Osinbajo – Presidency

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The Presidency has told Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari will govern the country from wherever he is, insisting that it unnecessary for him to transmit power to the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo Buhari departed Nigeria for London, the United Kingdom on Tuesday for what the Presidency described as a routine medical checkup. He will…
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Oduduwa security outfit launched in Ogun as youths storm Alake’s palace [Video]

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As part of efforts towards actualising their agitation for the acclaimed Oduduwa Republic, a security outfit has been launched in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The security outfit named Oduduwa Nation Security Force, was code-named “Operation Paramole’. DAILY POST reports that a set of Yoruba nation agitators suddenly appeared in Abeokuta on Tuesday for a…
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Gunmen storm Ibadan again, abduct farmer, couple

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Some gunmen have stormed Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and kidnapped no fewer than three persons. The three people were kidnapped at two different locations within the Oluyole local government area of Ibadan on Monday. DAILY POST gathered on Tuesday that the victims include a male farmer and a couple who are also farmers DAILY…
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APC chieftain, Alex Otti congratulates PDP’s Ebisike over victory at polls

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and former Governorship Candidate in Abia State, Alex Otti, has reacted to the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party,(PDP), flagbearer, Hon Chimaobi Ebisike in the Aba North and Aba South federal constituency bye-election. DAILY POST reports that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the Aba North/South…
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Cross River: APC, PDP disappointed Nigerians – Labour Party Chieftain, Reuben

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The National Vice Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) South-South, Prince Favour Reuben has said the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have disappointed Nigerians. Speaking with DAILY POST shortly after inaugurating the state chapter of the Labour Party in Calabar, Cross River State, Reuben regretted the current insecurity and other…
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Buhari finally departs for London for medical check-up

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President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for the United Kingdom, UK. Buhari departed Nigeria on Tuesday afternoon for the UK from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. Buhari is expected to see his doctor for a medical checkup while in the UK. A statement by the Presidency had said Buhari will return to Nigeria around…
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FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

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The Federal Government has declared Friday, 2nd and Monday the 5th of April 2021 as public holidays, to mark the Easter celebrations this year. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Tuesday. It was contained in a statement signed by the Director (Press & Public Relations) of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga,…
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Catholic priest reportedly shot dead in Benue

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A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr Fabian Ngugban of Aye Twar parish, Agu Centre near Sai, Katsina-Ala LGA has been reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen. A source who resides in the area, Gbande U Logo told DAILY POST that the incident occurred at about 10 am on Tuesday morning. According to him, the gunmen invaded…
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Buhari meets with Osinbajo, service chiefs ahead of UK medical trip

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a meeting with the nation’s security chiefs ahead of his trip to the United Kingdom for a routine medical check-up. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Defense Minister, Major-General Bashir Magashi (Rtd); and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor…
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Reactions as Deji Adeyanju questions existence of Ogun governor

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Popular activist, Comrade Deji Adeyanju has sought to know if Ogun State has a governor. Adeyanju’s reason for such a rhetorical question on his Facebook page could not be understood as he provided no further explanation. DAILY POST reports that Prince Dapo Abiodun is the incumbent Governor of Ogun State, with Mrs Naimot Salako-Oyedele as…
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