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January 15, 2019 8:26 PM Buhari launches new Nigerian passport with 10-year validity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, launched a new enhanced security Nigerian passport with 10 years validity. Buhari performed the ceremony at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting was held a day earlier, to enable the President participate in the All Progressives Congress (APC) rallies 757

January 15, 2019 7:28 PM CJN Onnoghen speaks on EFCC raiding his residence

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has reacted to reports that his residence in Abuja was raided by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). On his Twitter page, he wrote: “Why have the EFCC surrounded the home of CJN Onnoghen and why are they seeking to arrest him? “These people want Nigeria to burn! Buhari call off your dogs before 739

January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 655

January 15, 2019 2:13 PM BBNaija 2019: Audition centers, eligible candidates announced [VIDEO]

Audition centers for the fourth edition of Big Brother Naija have been officially released. The African top reality show, which will for the first time hold in Nigeria, will be hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. The auditions as announced by DSTV will hold on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 in eight locations across Nigeria, an increase from previous editions 667

January 15, 2019 11:37 AM New Minimum Wage: You cannot impose a wage level on states – El-rufai tells NLC

Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna state has said the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC cannot impose wage level on state governors. El-rufai said this in an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019 over the insistence of labour union on N30,000 minimum wage across all states. On his position of new N30,000 minimum wage, El-rufai said: “The purpose 660

January 15, 2019 11:21 AM Big Brother Naija 2019 location, host revealed

Popular media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu will remain the host of the Big Brother Naija reality show for the fourth edition. This was disclosed in a series of tweet by popular celebrities like former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tobi Bakare and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. DAILY POST understands that the 2019 edition of the reality show which will for the first 681

January 15, 2019 8:09 AM Abia 2019: Oshiomhole attacks APC chieftain, Ikechi Emenike over romance with Gov. Ikpeazu

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has taken a swipe at a chieftain of the party in Abia, Chief Ikechi Emenike, over his alleged romance with the Peoples Democratic Party-led administration. Oshiomhole claimed that Emenike was being sponsored by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and the PDP to cause confusion 653

January 14, 2019 11:05 AM Kaduna: Fresh attack claims lives

No fewer than three persons were feared dead during an attack by unidentified gunmen on Sunday night between Asso and Tanda bridge in Gwong Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Mr Peter Averik, Chairman of the Local Government, who confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, said the attack took place 149

January 14, 2019 7:47 AM Defection: Over 1000 PDP members dump party in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odeda Local Government area of Ogun State have defected to the Allied Peoples Movement, APM. The defectors were received by the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade. He was on his ward-to-ward campaign tour of the 236 wards in the state. A leader of the decampees 136

January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 135