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Be patience and wait for your time, Nasarawa Speaker counsels opposition, cast vote in Umaish.

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“… as he hails INEC for early distribution of materials…”

Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly Rt.Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has cast his vote for the Governorship and State Assembly Elections holding today, Saturday.

The Speaker who cast his vote at Galadima B polling unit by 9:10 in the morning hailed early arrival of materials by INEC and tasked his people to conduct themselves peacefully throughout the exercise.

The Nasarawa State Number Three Citizen who is seeking for third term to represent his people of Umaisha /Ugya State Constituency expressed optimistic of his clear victory at the poll calling on his people to conduct themselves peacefully throughout the period as victory is on their side.

“I am optimistic of clear victory Insha Allah, I am also optimistic of Governor Abdullahi Sule’s victory by the grace of God”

“I want to advice the oppositions that they should be patience and wait for their time”

Similarly, the Ohimege Opanda Umaisha HRH Alh Usman Abdullahi appreciated INEC for early distribution of materials calling on his people to come out massively and vote peacefully.

The First Class Traditional Ruler called on all candidates and their supporters to exhibit high level of sportsmanship and accept whatever the outcome of the result will be with good faith.

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FG Approves N24.2bn For Free Internet At Airports, Schools, Markets

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THE Federal Government has approved free internet services worth N24.2 billion naira at 20 selected airports, 43 universities and six markets across the country.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Isa Pantami, disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday

Pantami said that the airports were selected from the six geo-political zones.

“Certain intervention projects are going to be implemented by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Nigerian Communications Commission of providing Internet in 20 selected airports in Nigeria and higher institutions of learning and also some markets to support micro small and medium enterprises.

“In each geopolitical zone, you have around three airports. In the South-West, we have Lagos and Ondo. For the South-East, we have Anambra and Enugu.

“For the South-South, we have Port Harcourt and Akwa Ibom. For the North-Central we have Abuja and Ilorin. In the North-West, we have Kano, Sokoto and Kebbi. For the North-East we have Yola, Maiduguri and Gombe.”

The minister said the markets and 43 institutions which include universities and polytechnics were also drawn from the six geopolitical zones, adding that it will ease e-learning in schools and also enhance the transition to a cashless economy.

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Buhari Approves Appointment Of 6 New Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved the appointment of six new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service

The appointments followed after a recent conducted selection process.

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF),Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, made this known in a statement by Mohammed Ahmed, Director of Communications of the Office of the HOCSF,

The appointees and their states of origin are Esuabana Asanye (Cross River), Mahmud Kambari (Borno), Richard Pheelangwah (Taraba), Lamuwa Ibrahim (Gombe), Yakubu Kofar-Mata (Kano) and Oloruntola Michael (Ogun).

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DSS Confirms Plot To Install Interim Govt

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The Department of State Security Service has said that the plot to Instal interim government was real

DSS noted that the plot was “by some key players” to install an interim government and stop Bola Ahmed Tinubu from being inaugurated as president.

A statement on Wednesday, by Peter Afunanya, the public relations officer of the secret police, said: “The Department of State Services (DSS) has identified some key players in the plot for an Interim Government in Nigeria.

“The Service considers the plot, being pursued by these entrenched interests, as not only an aberration but a mischievous way to set aside the constitution and undermine civil rule as well as plunge the country into an avoidable crisis.

“The illegality is totally unacceptable in a democracy and to the peace loving Nigerians. This is even more so that the machination is taking place after the peaceful conduct of the elections in most parts of the country.”

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