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Be Courageous To Handover Power To PDP In 2023 — Gov Wike Tells APC
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Be Courageous To Handover Power To PDP In 2023 — Gov Wike Tells APC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Nigerians are earnestly waiting for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to take over power at the federal level in order to enshrine good governance. Governor Wike made the assertion at the inauguration of the 11.53 kilometers Agbonchai-Afam road, connecting Eleme and Oyigbo Local Government Areas and performed by the former Senate Majority leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume on Wednesday. The governor said Nigerians have increased their yearnings for good governance, improved economy and developmental projects that PDP has continued to provide in the states that it controls. He stated that the hope of Nigeria depends on the Peoples Democratic Party. "Eleme people, I want to sincerely thank you for the support that you've given t...
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Mahmood Yakubu’s Handover Ignites Fresh Crisis In INEC

Ahead of the 2023 general elec­tions, there are fresh intrigues threatening to tear the Independent National Electoral Commis­sion (INEC) apart and completely erode its independence as a body that should serve the interest of all political parties, Daily Independent has gath­ered. This followed the formal handover by its National Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, last week, pending the Senate’s confirmation for the renewal of his tenure as chairman of the commission. Also, there are strong indications that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is going through a re­gime of crisis as a result of intense power play among key players within the party’s leadership cadre who have constituted themselves into strong power blocks within the context of who holds which sphere of influen...
INEC: Mahmood Yakubu To Handover To Acting Chairman On November 9
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INEC: Mahmood Yakubu To Handover To Acting Chairman On November 9

The outgoing Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, will on Monday hand over to an acting Chairman who will pilot the affairs of the commission till the Senate confirms his re-nomination or otherwise. While President Muhammadu Buhari has re-nominated Yakubu and sent his name to the Senate for confirmation, his first tenure expires on Monday November 9. He is expected to hand over to one of the National Commissioners, among those whose tenure has not expired. Five other commissioners have served two terms and are not eligible for re-nomination or appointment. The Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Mr. Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, confirmed the development. “The Hon Chairman’s (Yakubu) handing over ceremony to be held ...
Victor Olaiya’s Death a Shock – Nigerian government
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Victor Olaiya’s Death a Shock – Nigerian government

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has mourned the death of the late music icon, Sir Victor Olaiya. Mohammed in a statement sent to DAILY POST signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Segun Adeyemi said despite his age, Olaiya’s death came as a shock to him. He described Olaiya, as a legend whose music signposted a great epoch in the history of Nigeria. The minister added that the death of Olaiya was a great loss to the Creative Industry. ”Sir Victor Olaiya was not just a musician, but a great patriot, hence it was not a surprise that he played officially when the country became independent in 1960 and when it became a republic in 1963. ”The doyen of highlife music charted a path for many generations of Nigerian musicians, and this great role wa...
FIRS Workers Threaten Strike Over Fowler’s Handover To Abiodun Aina
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FIRS Workers Threaten Strike Over Fowler’s Handover To Abiodun Aina

Workers of the Federal Inland Revenue Service on Tuesday faulted the decision of the immediate past Chairman of the FIRS, Mr Babatunde Fowler, to hand over to the Coordinating Director, Domestic Taxes Group, Abiodun Aina. Fowler, whose replacement was announced on Monday by the Federal Government, had handed over to Aina in acting capacity, pending the confirmation of a substantive chairman. But at an emergency meeting held on Tuesday at the Association of Civil Servants’ secretariat in Abuja, the workers said the action of Fowler violated the presidential directive on the handover. Specifically, the union in a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting said Aina could not be regarded as the most senior director in the FIRS. A copy of the communiqué which was signed by 17 seni...
Buhari Will Handover To Northerner In 2023 ― APC Chieftain, Jackson Ojo
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Buhari Will Handover To Northerner In 2023 ― APC Chieftain, Jackson Ojo

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Jackson Ojo, has advised the South to forget their dream of producing the President of Nigeria in 2023, saying at the expiration of his tenure, President Muhammadu Buhari would handover to another northerner. Ojo stated this yesterday in Abuja in a chat with our correspondents. The APC chieftain while counselling the South to build a common front ahead of the next election cycle noted that South lacks the capacity to politically engage the North in a battle of supremacy. In his words, politicians of South-West extraction currently agitating to replace President Buhari in 2023 lack the visibility and national acceptance to make good their dream saying, “who is there in the South that has the national clout? There are some pe...
Ex- BBNaija Housemate and Miss International Nigeria, Kim Oprah Set To Handover As Audition Holds In Rivers, Abuja, Lagos
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Ex- BBNaija Housemate and Miss International Nigeria, Kim Oprah Set To Handover As Audition Holds In Rivers, Abuja, Lagos

The 2019 Miss Intercontinental Nigeria has Flag-Off free registration for prospective and adorable contestants, as it releases audition dates and locations in Lagos, Rivers and FCT. In a statement released to newsmen, it noted that the Rivers state screening would be held at Beverly Hills hotel, 130 woji road, GRA Phase2, Port Harcourt on the 12th of November. In FCT, the auditioning will be held at Grand Cubana Hotels, Jabi, Abuja on 14th November. While In Lagos, the final TV screening will be held at Tetrazzini building, No.2 Akin Adesola, Victoria Island on 16th November 2019 by 10:00 am respectively. According to the Head of Administration, Mr Olayinka Oluwatobi, he announced In the statement released by MIN pageant, that the 2019 edition of Miss Intercontinental Nigeria will propo...
NASS Management Gives Outgoing Senators Three Days To Handover Office Keys
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NASS Management Gives Outgoing Senators Three Days To Handover Office Keys

The National Assembly management has given outgoing members of the eighth Senate three days to hand over their office keys. The announcement was made by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, at the beginning of the valedictory session of the eighth assembly at the National Assembly, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the announcement was the fourth agenda on the Order Paper of the day. The eighth Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, would come to an end on June 6. Reading the letter by the Committee on Recovery and Preparation of the eighth Assembly Offices’ Furniture and Equipment for Ninth Senate titled: “Handing Over of Office Keys, Furniture Equipment,” Saraki urged the lawmakers to hand them over between Thursday and Saturday. “P...
I Will Handover To Another PDP Governor – Dickson Boasts
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I Will Handover To Another PDP Governor – Dickson Boasts

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday said he would lead the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) towards ensuring that the baton of leadership is handed over to another PDP governor. Governor Dickson stated this at a PDP stakeholders’ meeting in Yenagoa. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media Relations, Fidelis Soriwei quoted the Governor to have advised the PDP governorship aspirants to play opposition politics rather than scheming and causing divisions in their own party. Governor Dickson reminded the people that, the last election showed how the Federal Government deployed its might to undermine the security of the state in favour of their party members. He, therefore, urged the PDP aspirants seeking elective positions in the forthcoming local go...
Gov Bello Dissolves Cabinet
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Gov Bello Dissolves Cabinet

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Tuesday dissolved the State Executive Council and directed all commissioners to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries. Bello also directed other political appointees to handover to the most senior civil servant in their departments or agencies. The directives was contained in a statement by Malam Jibrin Ndace, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in Minna. Ndace stated that the Governor gave the directives during a valedictory session of the council on Monday night. He noted that the Governor commended members of the Executive Council and Special Advisers and directed that all handover should be done on or before 12 midnight on Tuesday. He expressed his apprecia...
President Buhari Orders Ministers To Handover To Perm Secs On Or Before 28 May
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President Buhari Orders Ministers To Handover To Perm Secs On Or Before 28 May

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed all outgoing ministers to handover their portfolios on the 28th of May, 2019. He gave the directive during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) valedictory session at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday. He said that the valedictory FEC meeting was the last for the outgoing cabinet before the inauguration of his second term on the 29th of May. He added that they should continue working in their capacity till Tuesday 28th of May, 2019. Handover notes, he said, should be submitted to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. All the 31 ministers in the Council chamber took turns to thank the President for finding them worthy of the appointment in the past three and half years.
Ihedioha Renovates Dan Anyiam Stadium Ahead Of May 29 Handover Inauguration
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Ihedioha Renovates Dan Anyiam Stadium Ahead Of May 29 Handover Inauguration

IHEDIOHA RENOVATES DAN ANYIAM STADIUM AHEAD OF INAUGURATION Following the lack of cooperation that has allegedly been shown to the Inauguration and Transition Committee set up by the Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State by the outgoing government of Gov. Rochas Okorocha, the Governor Elect, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha is currently funding the renovation of the state's known Inauguration ground being the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri. The repair works which is handled through the Transition Committee of the Governor Elect is seen fixing two major parts of the stadium where most of the activities for the Inauguration is expected to hold. A piece by one Chimdiebube Anosike, dated May 18th 2019, quotes the Secretary of the Works/Venue Committee, Arch Chidi Clinton Okoli, as confirming t...
President Buhari Dragged to court for Refusing to Handover to Osinbajo
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President Buhari Dragged to court for Refusing to Handover to Osinbajo

A Nigerian lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to court for failing to hand over to the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo. Buhari had on April 24 2019, left the country for what he described as a ‘private visit.’ The suit number FHC/L/CS/763/2019, was filed before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Effiong is asking the Court to determine four issues which are: “Whether in view of the extant provisions of Section 145 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), the 1st Defendant can validly proceed on vacation for any length of time without transmitting a written declaration to the President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and the Speaker of the House of Representative...
Gov. Ayade Demands Handover Notes From Commissioners, Appointees
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Gov. Ayade Demands Handover Notes From Commissioners, Appointees

The Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has ordered commissioners in the state to turn in their hand-over notes on or before Friday, April 2019. DAILY POST gathered that Ayade would reduce the size of his cabinet in order to ensure better service delivery to people of the state. Interestingly, Governor Ayade was adjudged the highest employer of political appointees in Nigeria with close to 10,000 special advisers, special assistants, commissioners as well as other appointees. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary and Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ayade on Media, Mr Christian Ita, directed all commissioners and other appointees of government to prepare their handover notes and forward same to him on or before Friday, April 26, 2019. H...
President, Drogba, Eto’o to Play at Ambode Farewell Match
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President, Drogba, Eto’o to Play at Ambode Farewell Match

The organising committee for the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode farewell football match has confirmed that former World Footballer of the Year and President of Liberia, George Weah, and notable world football legends, including Didier Drogba would play at the high profile game. Ambode will be leaving office on May 29 after his bid to get a second term failed. However, the epoch-making match will come up on May 18 in Lagos. The Chairman Organising Committee for ‘The Match’, Nigerian ex-international, Wahidi Akanni, in a statement in Lagos yesterday, disclosed that the game was aimed at giving Mr Ambode a befitting farewell. “Governor Ambode has served Lagos meritoriously for four years, so the match will be played at the newly remodelled Onikan Stadium on May 18, which is 11days to ...
Rochas Okorocha Erects Another Statue Few Months To Handover
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Rochas Okorocha Erects Another Statue Few Months To Handover

See BBC Igbo News' caption of a new statue of 'Buhari' reportedly set to be to unveiled by Governor Okorocha... The caption reads: "It's like Okorocha is not tired of erecting statues. Who is being erected for Imo people this time" Ọ dịka ihe akpụrụakpụ agwụbeghi Rochas ike. Onye bụkwa onye a a na-akpụrụ ndị Imo? https://www.bbc.com/igbo/
Suspend The Handover To Egbetokun New IG Orders Omohimi Edgal
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Suspend The Handover To Egbetokun New IG Orders Omohimi Edgal

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday said that there would be no change of guard for now. Imohimi, who had invited the Press on Tuesday to witness the handing- and taking over ceremony between Edgal and the incoming CP, Kayode Egbetokun, said they were about concluding the process when they received a directive from Abuja to suspend the action. The CP had been redeployed to Abuja, to resume as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit at the Force Headquarters, adding that Mr Kayode Egbetokun, had replaced him in acting capacity. The CP, while addressing the press, in the presence of Mr Kayode Egbetokun, at the Lagos State Police Command’s headquarters, said, “I am sure that you know Mr Kayode Egbetokun, he is an old timer in...
Deltans Fed Up With Govt Bereft Of Ideas – APC
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Deltans Fed Up With Govt Bereft Of Ideas – APC

OLEH—All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, has told Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to start preparing his handover note, saying Deltans are fed up with a government that is bereft of ideas. APC-PDP The party, in a statement by its state Vice Chairman, Olorogun Adelabu Bodjor, said Deltans have embraced APC. Describing the defection of about 5,000 APC members to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as fallacious and mischievously concocted by PDP, Olorogun Bodjor boasted that APC would remove Okowa from the Government House in 2019. He said that the “in-road so far made by the party is a clear indication. Okowa must be living in a fool’s paradise to say he can’t be intimidated by APC, when it is obvious that he will be voted out of the state government’s house owing to his abysm...
2019: Deltans Fed Up With Govt Bereft Of Ideas – APC
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2019: Deltans Fed Up With Govt Bereft Of Ideas – APC

OLEH – The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State has told Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, to start preparing his handover note, saying Deltans were fed up with a government that is bereft of ideas. •Okowa The party in a statement by its State Vice Chairman, Olorogun Adelabu Bodjor said Deltans had embraced the APC. Describing the defection of about 5000 APC members to PDP as fallacious and mischievously concocted by the PDP, he boasted that the APC would remove Governor Okowa from the Government House in the 2019 general elections. He stated that the “in-roads so far made by the party are clear indications. Okowa must be living in a fool’s paradise to have said he can’t be intimidated by the APC when it is obvious that he will be voted out of the State Government’s House owin...
Akwa Ibom Governor Sacks Commissioner of Culture and Tourism
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Akwa Ibom Governor Sacks Commissioner of Culture and Tourism

The Akwa Ibom State Government has sacked Rt. Hon. Victor Antai, the Commissioner, Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The State Government in a statement on Tuesday night signed by the Secretary to the State Government; Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem confirmed the development. According to the release Rt. Hon Antai had to be removed from the State Executive Council following his reluctance to comply with good governance processes of government. With the development Rt. Hon. Victor Antai has been mandated to handover to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry before close of work tomorrow Wednesday 8th August; 2018.
Handover Of Agulu Lake Hotel To Golden Tulip By Anambra Governor Obiano
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Handover Of Agulu Lake Hotel To Golden Tulip By Anambra Governor Obiano

Golden Tulip will commence the customization of the completed Hotel to suite their brand requirements. Below are few facts you should know; 1. Obi started the Agulu Hotel Project 2. Gov Obiano continued where he stopped and completed it. 3. Using the power of vision, Gov Obiano is handing it over to Golden Tulip to manage 4. Golden Tulip Hotels is a world renowned brand 5. GT will commence the customization of the completed Hotel to suite their brand requirements 6. This is in line with Gov Obiano's promise for Continuity.