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The Ogun State government on Tuesday began demolishing illegal structures and shacks along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in a bid to position the state as the industrial hub of Nigeria. Mr. Farouk Akintunde, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Environment, led the task force that conducted the demolition exercise. Akintunde said…
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Dr. Salihu Lukman, former national vice-chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said the party is now part of the opposition party Peoples Democratic Party, which was under former President Olusegun Obasanjo in power from 1999 to 2007. He said it is at the level of the party (PDP). Lukman claimed in an article titled “The cancer destroying Nigeria’s democracy” that six months have passed since then.
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Those who acquired land for the establishment of Federal University Wukari in Taraba State continue to express sadness over the state government’s alleged refusal to pay compensation despite court orders. Those who accused the state government of being “lawless and indifferent to their plight” through lawyer Pwamadi Shaguna felt…
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Political activist Adejuwan Akinade said the Nigerian government has shown no commitment to addressing the ugly trend and said lack of equality in governance will continue to fuel unrest. Speaking to the Guardian in Enugu, Akinade noted that issues threatening the country’s unity and peace remain unresolved and have become more complex.
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James Nolan, the British man released on bail in connection with the $9.6 billion Process & Industrial Development (P&ID) scandal, began his defense in absentia on Monday without calling any witnesses. Nolan’s lawyer, Michael Ajala, told Judge Donatus Okorowo of the Federal High Court (FHC) in Abuja that Nolan had no intention of doing so.