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Ortom Confirms Receipt of N14.9b Paris Club Refund

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Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday confirmed receipt of n14.9 billion final tranche of the Paris club refund from the federal government.

Katsina Police Command Arrest Suspected Killers Of Policeman In Jos

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The Katsina State Police Command have said it has arrested three suspected cultists; thirty five year-old Abubakar Sani from Katsina, twenty eight year-old Abubakar Sani from Jos and an eighty year-old man believed to be a herbalist, Hussaini Musa from Jos, for killing, beheading, and plucking the eyes of a Police officer, Sergeant Unana Ishaya, attached to Operation Safe Haven Jos, Plateau State.

Okowa Visits Flood Ravaged Communities, Orders Immediate Evacuation

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Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa,  has visited some flood ravaged communities in the state with an order to the state’s Emergency Management Committee to move into the affected communities and evacuate people who are yet to relocate to camps established for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

 

Govt. To Empower Skilled Artisans

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The Nigerian government says it will partner with skilled and vocational artisans to empower and promote their welfare so as to increase their contribution to the gross domestic product.

 

Buhari Halts Police Invitation To Adeleke

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the inspector general of police, Idris Ibrahim to stop the invitation of senator Ademola Adeleke, PDP candidate for the September, 22nd, 2018 governorship election in Osun state.

PDP Reacts To Adeleke’s Prosecution

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The peoples Democratic Party PDP, has reacted to moves by the police to prosecute its governorship candidate for the Osun state election for examination malpractice and forgery.

Drama Heralds NFF Elections

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Less than 24 hours to the Nigeria football federation, NFF election in Katsina, Katsina state, north-west Nigeria the drama heralding the event continues.

Dalung Declares NFF Election Illegal

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The minister of youth and sports development Solomon Dalung has dissociated himself from Thursday’s Nigeria football federation elections.

Boom In Hospitality Business In Osun

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Hospitality business in Oshogbo, the Osun state capital is experiencing a boom in the build up to Saturday’s governorship election in the state. In what some have described as "election tourism " many Nigerians including politicians, electoral observers, journalists, security operatives and many others are trooping into the state to either participate, witness or monitor Saturday’s exercise.

Group Advocates Better Welfare For DSS Operatives

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The Nigerian government has again been reminded on the need to always place high premium on the welfare and professional training of operatives of the department of state service, DSS

 

Forum Seeks Boost For Nigeria’s Creative Industry

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As the Nigerian government continues to push for the diversification of the nation’s economy, efforts will need to be redoubled in creating the enabling environment for young Nigerians in the creative industry.

BBOG Insists On Rescue Of Abducted Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu, Others

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The bring back our girls group says Leah Sharibu, the two aid workers and the 112 Chibok school girls who remain in the captivity of boko-haram must not be abandoned with their captors any further

Civil Society Groups To Monitor Disbursement Of Abacha Loot

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As the Nigerian government begins the conditional cash transfer programme of the 322 million dollars in October civil society groups have begun strategizing to effectively monitor the process for transparency and accountability.

NSCDC Deploys Personnel To States Hit By Flood

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The Nigeria security and civil defence corps, NSCDC has deployed personnel in states hit by flood to assist those affected by the disaster.

 

24th Nigerian Economic Summit Holds In Abuja October 22

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Nigeria’s minister of budget and national planning, Udoma Udo Udoma says government remains committed to sustained implementation of policies geared towards good governance and strengthening of institutions for economic recovery and growth plan (ERGP).

Osinbajo Launches Trader Moni Programme In Nyanya, Abuja

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Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has launched the trader moni programme at the Nyanya market in the federal capital territory

Hoodlums Attack AIT Crew At Nyanya Market

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The AIT reporter and cameraman who covered the visit of the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo to Nyanya market in the federal capital territory were attacked by hoodlums who took over the area

48 Candidates On The Sweep Stakes For Osun Governorship Election

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Fourty eight candidates and parties are participating in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun state. 

Ekweremadu Condemns INEC Ban On Smart Phones At Polling Units

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More reactions have continued to trail the decision of the electoral umpire, INEC, banning the use of smart phones inside polling boots during 2019 general elections

FG Suspends National Carrier, Nigeria Air Indefinitely

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The federal government has suspended the national carrier, Nigeria air, and procurement indefinitely.