Ondo State’s Rotimi Akeredolu speaks on NBA conference 2017
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Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Nigeria's Ondo State said the Nigerian Bar Association's Annual General Conference should leave government officials with all they need for a sound blueprint of the country's industrialisation.
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Disney has filed a lawsuit against Florida Governor – and presumptive presidential candidate – Ron DeSantis. The company accuses him of "weaponizing government power" and violating its constitutional rights.
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Riad Salameh held the post for 30 years, but is now wanted in several European countries for alleged financial crimes. One of his vice-governors will temporarily take over.
Despite all government did to throw spanners in the works, including court injunctions and long-drawn negotiation meetings, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will today, proceed with its planned protest against recent fuel price hike, tuition fees hike in public schools and withheld salaries of lecturers and workers in universities.
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