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    PDP’s Stand On Staff Audit Shameless – Gov Bello

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    Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello yesterday lost his cool and descended verbally on the state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), describing it as a shameless entity with a knack for infantile jealously. He, however, sympathised with the party, saying the state government understood the frustration of the PDP on the recently concluded…

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    Pay All Cleared Kogi Workers’ Salaries February Ending, Bello Orders

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    Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has directed that all workers in the state civil service who were cleared in the just concluded screening exercise. LEADERSHIP gathered that the governor gave the directive yesterday night at a meeting with all the political office holders to officially present the final comprehensive screening report. A dependable source…

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    ‘Ex-Perm Sec Igali Not Linked To 40 SUVs ‘

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    Contrary to reports that the federal government had recovered 40 new Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) from a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Power, Dr. Godknows Igali, investigation by LEADERSHIP Weekend has revealed that the vehicles in question were unallocated campaign vehicles for the 2015 general elections. Checks by this paper in the Power…

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    Anenih Retires From Politics, Releases Autobiography

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    A former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, on Saturday announced his retirement from partisan politics. “I am persuaded that I have no more ambition nor any point to prove in politics. I am, therefore, glad to declare that, from today, I shall be withdrawing from active partisan politics….

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    Coup Threat: Buratai Summons Top Army Commanders

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    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai yesterday summoned top commanders of the service to the Army headquarters for an emergency security meeting. The meeting, LEADERSHIP Weekend gathered, bordered on recent allegation that some top military officers approached a militant group to seek support to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. The…

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    Human Rights Is Declining – Onwubiko

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    Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko is the National Coordinator of Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), a frontline civil society group in the country. In this interview with GEORGE AGBA, he avers that the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) is a political absurdity that cannot be…

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    HURIWA Writes PMB Over NHRC, NERC, PCC

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    The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), a top Nigerian human rights group, hinted yesterday that it was sending a position paper to President Muhammadu Buhari, informing him of the deplorable state of human rights related institutions in the country and how he can restructure them to live up to their responsibilities. In a…

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    NDDC Paid N3.9bn For Non-existent Projects – Senate

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    The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has revealed its discovery that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) paid a whooping N3.9 billion for a non-existent contract in Ondo State. The committee, which is currently on its oversight function of NDDC projects in the Niger Delta region, said it also discovered that, in Bayelsa, projects worth…

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