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Nigeria’s Economy Exits Recession

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has on Thursday said the Nigerian economy has exited recession in the fourth quarter of 2020, recording its first growth in three quarters since the lifting of the COVID-19 linked lockdown.

PDP Governors Demand Appointment Of New IGP

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Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, want President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly convene a consultative meeting of the Nigeria Police Council to appoint a new Inspector General of Police, given the worsening state of insecurity in the country.

Court Grants Sowore N20m Bail

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A magistrate court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, has granted bail to Omoyele Sowore, convener of the Revolution Now Movement, in the sum of N20 million. Sowore, Peter Williams, Sanyaolu Juwon, Emmanuel Bulus, and Damilare Adenola were all arrested on New Year’s eve during a procession organized and led by Sowore.

PDP Leadership Should Intervene In Bauchi/Benue Governor’s Quarrel - Douye Diri

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The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri has beckoned on the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to immediately intervene in the ongoing conflict between Governor Samuel Ortom and Governor Bala Mohammed, towards finding amicable resolution. Diri who made the charge on Thursday when he paid a courtesy visit to his Bauchi State counterpart at the Government House, Bauchi, stated that the war of words between the two PDP governors was becoming disturbing and should not be allowed to escalate further. He appealed to the two PDP governors to sheathe their swords and cease any further actions and reactions in the interest of unity and peace of Nigeria. “Concerning the raging current issue between two brothers, governors of the same party, may I seize this opportunity to advise and call on both of you who are members of our great party to cease further actions and reactions on the burning national security issues.

Second Republic Lawmaker, Junaid Muhammed Is Dead

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Former minority leader in the House of Reps in the Second Republic, Junaid Mohammed is dead. The sad news was revealed by his family member last night that their father is dead after he took ill in the last three days in his Kano residence.

Ahead 2023: PDP Debunk Rumor Of Adopting Atiku As Its Candidate, Say Ticket Not On Sale

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The People Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the rumor that its party has adopted a presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 General election.

Flying 2023 Presidency Posters: It’s a Work of Mischief Makers – Gov. Wike

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has today distanced himself from the viral posters of himself that were sighted placed strategically across major streets in Abuja vying for president ahead 2023 general election.

Magu Probe: President Buhari Reiterates His Intolerance For Corruption

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Justice Ayo Salami, the chairman of the panel set up to investigate allegations of corruption against the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, has presented the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Friday, to President Muhammadu Buhari, at the state House Abuja, wherein he recommended that the next head of the anti-corruption agency should come from outside of the Police Force. Receiving the report Mr. President said he hopes to make Nigeria a country with no tolerance for corruption.

Reps Overturn National Water Resources Bill

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The House of Representatives has rescinded the passage of the controversial National Water resources bill over flaws in the procedure that led to its passage bill. Upon resumption on Tuesday, a member of the House, Ben Nzondo from Benue State moved a point of privilege and argued that the proper procedure was not followed on the bill. In his ruling, speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila concluded that Nzondo had raised fundamental objections that must be looked into. Citing several sections of the House rules to back Mzondu's argument, he said: "I have painstakingly searched through all the journals of the House and cannot find where the Bill is gazetted and I stand to be challenged or corrected. “I wish to move, relying on Order 8, Rule 8, and the above-stated rules, that the House do rescind/expunge its decision of 23rd July 2020, which adopted the National Water Resources Bill 2020 H3921 to have been read the third time from our records. I so move,” Mzondu said.

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