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Pressure on Akpabio to dissolve NDDC committee

• N’Delta coalitions squabble, say minister playing with fire • ‘It’s corruption fighting Buhari’s cleanup agenda’ Niger Delta indigenes under the auspices of different groups yesterday warned that there would be consequences unless Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio dissolves the interim committee he set up to oversee the …

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Border closure, best decision by Buhari ― PDP chieftain

The closure of Nigeria’s borders has been described as the best decision coming from President Muhammadu Buhari in recent times. People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, who gave the verdict on Friday, reiterated that President Buhari’s decision to close all the land borders in the country remained the …

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Hadi Sirika: Enugu airport will undergo complete overhaul

Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, says the federal government has approved the overhaul of existing facilities at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. Sirika was addressing journalists on Thursday after an inspection of the airport facilities. The federal government had, in August, suspended flight operations at the airport following …

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Fix Enugu Int’l airport now, Ohanaeze tells FG

<!– Akanu –> Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu The Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on the federal government to complete the Enugu International Airport before the end of December and not April 2020 as promised. This was said by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the apex group, …

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‘APC will capture Anambra in 2021’

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki The Minister of Science and Technology Innovation, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the All Progressives Congress will “capture” Anambra State in 2021 and other states in the South-East geopolitical zone in future elections. Onu said the strategic leadership qualities of President Muhammadu Buhari had left everybody within …

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APC state chairmen demand Akpabio’s removal as minister

The All Progressive Congress State Chairmen Forum has demanded the removal of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio. They accused the minister of exhibiting an “overbearing behavior”, and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss him. A statement signed by the chairman of the forum, Ali Dolari, and …

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APC state chairmen want Akpabio sacked

Femi Atoyebi and Matthew Ochei All Progressives Congress  state chairmen  have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the  Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief  Godswill Akpabio, over  his alleged overbearing behaviour. In a  statement by their Chairman,  Ali Dolari, and Secretary, Ben Nwoye, after their meeting in Asaba, said …

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We’ll correct anomalies in 2020 budget – Reps minority leader

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has called for thorough legislative scrutiny of the N10.33 trillion 2020 fiscal estimates as presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led opposition in the House also picked holes in the …

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Amaechi signs MoU on rail modernisation with 2 Russian firms

The MoU also covers the rehabilitation of existing Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) rolling stock-fleet and upgrading of workshops across the country. Mr Israel Ibeleme, the media aid to the Minister disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. The two Russian firms are Joint Stock Company Russian Railway (JSCRR) …

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