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    The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has said that he did not violate the Constitution by not participating in the compulsory one year National Youth Services Corps (NYSC) scheme. The minister stated this while speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja, arguing that his case could not be compared to that of the former ...
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance and acceptance of same by President Muhammadu Buhari is an action of honour, strength, character and integrity. Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE We return to the concept of what makes Nigerians unique. Going by the torrent of reactions elicited by the prefatory piece of last week, it is inevitable for me to burrow further into peculiar behavioural mutations of the average Nigerian. This time, in view of the hot politics brewing across the land, hedging ...
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    Disgraced Mrs Kemi Adeosun, former Minister of Finance who resigned her appointment on account of a forged NYSC Exemption Certificate has bolted the country and may escape prosecution as is being demanded by a cross section of Nigerians. She was said to have left Nigeria shortly after her resignation. Adeosun, adjudged to be one of ...
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    Since the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun  as Minister of Finance 69 days after she was exposed as a certificate forger, Nigerians have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute the disgraced minister. Mrs Adeosun resigned via a letter dated September 14, 2018. She wrote in part: “On the basis of that advice and with ...
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      Full text of her resignation letter 14th September, 2018 His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria State House Aso Villa Abuja Dear Excellency, Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you ...
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    The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has resigned as a member of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Although the presidency was unable to confirm the resignation, sources, however , confirmed her resignation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. She was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in November 2015. Before ...
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    The UK Government has announced a new £70-million programme to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria says the Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin. Baldwin said this during a business event as part of the activities for Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Nigeria on Wednesday. Baldwin, who led a business delegation to the event, ...
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    The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa. The presence of services chiefs, the National Security Adviser and the Inspector-General of Police suggests that security may be top on the agenda being discussed at the Thursday meeting. In attendance ...
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    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun to “without further delay show responsibility and clear the air over the damaging certificate forgery allegations against her and settle the facts of the case once and for all.” The organization said, “Suspicions of certificate forgery involving a senior member ...