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Gambia returns to the Commonwealth

A ceremony symbolising the return of The Gambia to the Commonwealth was held yesterday at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs when the 52-member organisation’s charter was handed over to Foreign Minister Ousainou Darboe. Speaking on the occasion, Lindiwe Maleleka, a political officer at the Commonwealth Secretariat announced that all 52 …

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SDP: CHIEF OLU FALAE SPEAKS ON 2019

Former Finance Minister and ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, Social Democratic Party (SDP), is the only Progressive platform that can provide the masses the desire change they have been yearning for. Falae, who is the national leader of the …

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FG bans issuance of visa to foreigners

THE Federal Government has directed the Ministry of Interior to desist from giving visa to foreign workers whose skills were readily available in Nigeria. This was contained in an Article 1(7) of Presidential Executive Order recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, who …

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Barrow launches national development plan

President Adama Barrow yesterday presided over the launch of the National Development Plan, NDP. 2018 – 2021. In his statement, President Barrow said the NDP is designed to provide greater clarity and focus for government action, citizens’ engagement and also for the development partners who are eager and stand ready …

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EFCC Arrests Fake American Colonel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Barr. Mike Nkwocha, a self-professed Colonel of the United States Army, Richardson Obasogie for impersonating EFCC operatives to obtain $10,000 by false pretense. The victim had petitioned the EFCC alleging that one Ladan Mustapha who claimed to be an operative …

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Weah Wants Tenured Officials Submit Appointment Credentials

President George Weah has directed that all officials of government occupying tenured positions should submit to the office of the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs their letters of appointment and certificate of commissioning on or before Friday, February 9, 2018, the Executive Mansion has said in a release. According …

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