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APC Has No Governorship Candidate In Bayelsa, ⚖Court Declares

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital on Thursday declared that the All Progressive Congress party has no governorship candidate in the state for the November 16th, 2019 governorship election.

The court pronounced that the governorship primary conducted by APC in Bayelsa was not done in …

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DSS Doesn't Want Sowore 👀Out Of Detention Alive -Sources

"We're making him feel comfortable. You can ask Mr. Sowore yourself," a reliable source at the Department of State Services office who is familiar with the detention of pro-democracy activist, Omoyele Sowore, quoted a top DSS operative as saying.

"They claimed that they have even allowed Sowore to hold meetings …

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🛣Bad Roads: FG Releases N650Bn💸 For Capital Projects

The Federal Government said on Wednesday that road construction and repairs under the Ministry of Works and Housing were a major beneficiary of N650bn so far released for capital projects in the 2019 budget.

It also named the ministries of transportation and power among the biggest beneficiaries of the funds …

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Reps Okay Army’s👍 Operation Positive Identification

The House of Representatives has approved Operation Positive Identification by the Nigerian Army, asking the military to go on with the exercise.

This is part of the recommendations by the House Committee on Army led by Mr Abdurazak Namdas, which was mandated to investigate the OPI and guide the chamber …

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Nigerian Lawmakers❌ Stop JAMB's Use Of National ID For 📚Exams

Nigerian lawmakers have unanimously suspended the use of the national identity card to sit the examination of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The House of Representative on Wednesday asked the exam board to suspend its plan to use the ID card until 2021 to allow more prospective candidates …

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US Considers Visa Ban For 🚫Violent Bayelsa Politicians

The United States Consul General, Claire Pierangelo, has said the US government could impose a visa ban, among other punitive measures, on perpetrators of violence in the coming Bayelsa State governorship election.

Pierangelo said despite the difficult terrain, the US would mobilise observers to the state to ensure a free …

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Customs Seek Return Of Import Tax On ⛽Petroleum Products

The Nigeria Customs Service is seeking the reintroduction of import tax on petroleum products.

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col Hameed Ali, said this at the 2020 budget defence before the House of Representatives Committee on Customs.

The Federal Government in 2004 suspended the tax on imported petroleum products.

Before the …

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