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    INEC Declares APC’s Yahaya Bello As Winner Of Kogi Guber Poll

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    The Independent National Electoral Commissioner has declared Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress the governor-elect of Kogi State, following yesterday’s conclusion of the governorship election declared inconclusive on November 22. The Returning Officer, Immanuel Kucha, declared Mr. Bello winner at 5.26 AM on Sunday, ending a collation exercsise that started 11.06pm on Saturday. Saturday’s…

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    ‘Nigeria Can Generate 1,200MW From 4 Power Plants’

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    Chairman of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Erapamo Osaisai, announced  that Nigeria could generate more than 1,200MW from each of four proposed nuclear power plants. Osaisai said this while speaking with State House correspondents after he submitted a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the development of nuclear power in Nigeria to Vice President…

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    Former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke Arrested In London

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    The immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Friday arrested in London, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. The former minister, who was one of the most powerful officials of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, was arrested Friday morning alongside four other people by the UK National Crime Agency. The identities of the four…

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  • PMB Appoints Emmanuel Kachikwu As New NNPC GMD

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Emmanuel Kachikwu as the new Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Mr. Kachikwu, who was the Executive Vice Chairman and General Counsel of Exxon-Mobil (Africa), is to take over from Joseph Dawha, who was appointed by former President Goodluck Jonathan. A first class graduate of…

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    Fani-Kayode Changes Surname To Celebrate Court Vicory

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    A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who was acquitted and discharged of corruption charges Wednesday has announced a permanent change of surname to celebrate his victory in court. In a moving press statement released after the court gave judgment, Mr. Fani-Kayode said he was dropping the surname he has borne all his life for…

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  • Danmaraya Jos Is Dead

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    One of the most respected Nigerian musicians from the North of the country, Adamu Wayya, best known as Danmaraya Jos, is dead, his friend and close associate, Ladan Salihu, has announced. He was 69. “Inaa Lillaahi Wa Innaa ilaiHir raaji’un. One of Nigeria’s foremost Hausa musicians, poet, philosopher and philanthropist, Dr Adamu Danmaraya Jos has…

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