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Passport Scarcity: Nigerian Immigration To Introduce ECOWAS Biometric Card

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The Nigeria Immigration Service has assured Nigerians that issues of scarcity and difficulty in acquiring international passports would soon be a thing of the past.

Metuh Appeals Request For Release Of Passport

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The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Olisa Metuh,  has approached the Court of Appeal over his request for the e release of his international passport to enable him travel to a London hospital for a scheduled surgery.

Osinbajo Commissions Projects In Enugu, Abia

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Nigeria's Vice President,  Yemi Osinbajo, returned to Abuja,  the nation’s capital on Friday after a one-day working visit to Enugu and Abia States in South-East Nigeria.

Joint Military Training Holds In Abuja

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The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says the spate of insecurity around the country poses a threat to the corporate existence of Nigeria as a nation, hence it is doing everything possible to restore normalcy.

Fayose Accuses APC Of Planning To Use Students To Rig Ekiti Governorship Election

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose,  has raised an alarm over plots by the All Progressives Congress (APC),  to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Norway To Assist Nigeria Develop Its Renewable Energy Sources

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Norway says it plans to work with Nigeria in its effort at achieving energy sufficiency and enhancing its petroleum industry.

Buhari Satisfied With Nigeria/U.S Relations

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the current level of relationship between Nigeria and the United States.

 

Nigeria Seeks Indian Model In Reducing Unemployment

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The Nigerian government has been challenged to take a cue from the Indian experience in dealing with unemployment by developing the nation’s micro, small and medium enterprises.

Forum Of Political Parties Decries Threats To Nigeria’s Unity

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A coalition of political parties and rights groups has  raised concerns over the threat posed by  the sporadic  killings by suspected herdsmen in some parts of the country to the early preparations for the twenty nineteen general elections.

Codeine Ban: 400 Drug Stores Sealed In Adamawa

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It will no longer be business as usual for any pharmaceutical or drugstore operating without fulfilling the minimum requirements for registration and observing laid down rules for drug distribution in the country.

3 Killed In Herdsmen Attack In Adamawa

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Three persons have been killed by herdsmen who reportedly launched a night raid on Waduku, a community in Lamurde Local Government area of Adamawa State .

Forensic Audit Reveals Underpayment Of N536 Billion, $21 Billion Between 2010 And 2015

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A forensic audit report conducted between 2010 and 2015 has revealed that the sum of five hundred and twenty six billion naira and another twenty one billion dollars were underpaid into the federation account by various revenue-generating agencies in the country. 

Runsewe Emerges President World Crafts Council Africa Region

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The Director General of the National Council for arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has emerged as the president of world craft council Africa region.  

Melaye's Trial Adjourned Indefinitely

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An Abuja High Court has adjourned indefinitely,  the trial of the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district,  Dino Melaye  on medical grounds.

House Of Representatives Probes N6.6 Billion NEMA Fund

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the activities of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has given the accountant general of the federation 72 hours to provide information on the 5.8 billion naira released to five companies and the 829 million naira to NEMA for logistics.

Anenih, Orbih, Others Docked For Money Laundering

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In a dramatic move that caught many unawares, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned a former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Lucky Imasuen,  before a Federal High Court in Benin, the Edo State capital.

 

NESREA To Develop Five-Year Environmental Impact Plan

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The National Environmental Standards and Regulation Enforcement Agency,   NESREA,  says improved budgetary allocation to the agency will  boost its operation.

CSOs Demand Close Monitoring Of Donor Agencies, Development Partners In Nigeria's North East

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International Donor Agencies and development partners working in Nigeria have been asked to always do a thorough audit of their country teams to ensure that their activities are in tandem with the workings of the Federal Government.

Nigeria Army Takes Delivery Of Armoured Vehicle Engines

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The Nigerian Army says it has taken delivery of several engines for armoured combat vehicles.

Deputy Speaker, Lasun Advocates Teaching Of Parliamentary Principles In Schools

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The Deputy Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, says there is need to start teaching children the workings and principle of the legislature in a democracy at an early stage.