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CJN Onnoghen Promises Speedy Delivery Of Justice

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Nigeria’s chief justice Walter Onnoghen has promised to ensure speedy delivery of justice in the country. Onnoghen gave this commitment on Monday, at the opening of a national workshop for judicial officers in Abuja. Onnoghen is known for his bluntness when it comes to issues of the judiciary. Since his appointment, he...

Kwankwaso’s Supporters Protest Police Handling Of Crisis With Ganduje’s Supporters

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Supporters of former Governor Of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso have petitioned the Kano state commissioner of Police Rabiu Yusuf. The group, popularly known as Kwankwasiya led by former secretary to government of Kano state, Rabiu Bichi is alleging that the state police command is not fair in its handling of the...

Kogi Flood Cause Damages

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An early morning downpour has destroyed property worth millions of naira in two communities in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital. The rainfall which reportedly caused serious flooding in the areas also affected free vehicular movement on the ever busy Lokoja-Abuja expressway. Authorities of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) called for patience...

Ibadan Yoruba Summit: Elders Aim Towards Achieving Regional Autonomy

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Some elders in Yoruba land on Thursday converged on Ibadan, the Oyo state capital as part of initiatives towards achieving regional autonomy and direct control of the resources within the Yoruba land. At the summit, which held at the Lekan salami stadium, Adamasingba, the Yoruba leaders declared their intention to initiate...

Diversify The Nigerian Economy – Ita Enang

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Senior special assistant to the president n national assembly matters, Ita Enang, has joined Nigerians calling for urgent measures to diversify the nation’s economy as the global demand for oil may reduce further next year. Ita Enang, who was a member of the Nigerian senate between 2011- 2015, urged the people...

FG Plans Solutions To Illegal Mining

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The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to prioritize solutions to illegal mining and environment concerning challenges in the country’s solid mineral sector. The minister of state for solid minerals Abubakar Bwari said this Thursday as he addressed newsmen in Abuja. That Nigeria intends to diversify its economy through solid minerals amongst other...

Minister Of Women Affairs Aisha Alhassan Visits Presidential Villa

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The minister whose recent comments on the political future of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar sparked intense political debate especially on the social media was spotted around the wing of the chief of staff in the villa on Thursday.  Aisha who was the APC candidate in the 2015 governorship election in...

Saraki Advises New Ambassadors

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The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has advised the new ambassadors to japan and Malaysia, prof. Issa Gana and Nurudeen Mohammed to be good representatives of the nation and Kwara state in particular. Saraki stated this at his Ilorin residence when he received traditional rulers as well as elders from Kwara north...

FG Expresses Satisfaction With Smooth Hajj Operations

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The Nigerian government says it is satisfied with the improved handling of this year's hajj and appealed to key players to sustain the tempo and the successes recorded.  The minister of state, foreign affairs, Hadiza Ibrahim, gave the commendation during a post-Arafat stakeholders meeting in mecca, in preparation for the return...

Federal Government Says It’s Set To End Causes Of Hate In The Country

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Nigerian's minister of information and culture Lai Muhammad says govt. Is determined to bring to an end revolving causes of hate and abusive talk or messages, undermining the political and economic stability of Nigeria in the eyes of the international community. The minister said this at the official opening of the...

FG Promises To Find Lasting Solution To Flood Disaster

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The federal government Wednesday said it is exploring the possibility of dredging the river Benue and constructing water channels within Makurdi metropolis as a permanent solution to the flood disaster that has consistently destroyed property and displaced hundreds of thousands. Vice president Yemi Osinbajo stated this when he visited some affected...

EFCC Seals Another Patience Jonathan’s Property

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The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has again sealed up a property belonging to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan. The property located at Mabushi area of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, according to the legal counsel for the former first lady, Charles Ogboli, was being shut down by the EFCC...

FG Says Striking Doctors Violated Trade Dispute Act

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The Nigerian government says striking resident doctors have violated sections of the trade dispute act, and called to question the government’s commitment in signing a memorandum of settlement with the association on its six-point demand.  Minister of labour and employment, Chris ngige said this shortly before the rescheduled meeting of the...

Ngige Speaks On ASUU, Doctors Strike

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Nigeria’s Minister Of Labour and employment Chris Ngige says the letter claimed to have been written to government by the academic staff union of universities, ASUU, when it boycotted a meeting by government, was not addressed to him. The minister who was speaking at a workshop of the organisation of trade...

IGP Corruption Allegation: NGO Challenges Senator Misau

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A United Kingdom based non-governmental organisation global peace movement international has described as baseless and vindictive, the allegations of corruption leveled against the Nigeria police by senator Isa Misau. The group made its position known during a news conference, challenging the senator to provide facts and figures to substantiate his allegations...

Ondo Gets New CP, Assures Of Effective Policing

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The new Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Gbenga Adeyanju has assured residents of the state of safety and security of their lives and property in the “ember” months and beyond. The CP made this disclosure during the handing over by the outgoing CP, Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison at the command headquarters in...

FG Meets NARD Over Industrial Action

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There may be hopes for the resolution of the industrial action embarked on by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), with a meeting scheduled between the striking doctors and the Federal Government today. Representatives of both parties are scheduled to meet at the conference room of the Ministry of Labour...

Celebrities Mobilise Support For Benue Flood Victims

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A number of Nigerian celebrities have taken to the social media to show concern for the thousands of people and households displaced by the heavy rainfall which started on the night of Saturday, 26th august, till the next morning. The solidarity messages are on the increase with Nigerian entertainers like Tubaba,...

President Buhari Returns To Abuja

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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Abuja after spending the Eid-El-Kabir holidays in Daura, Katsina state. While in Daura, the President played host to several groups including Corp members serving in Katsina where he reiterated the need to sustain the country’s unity. Only on Monday, the President met with the President of...

NNPC To Train Staff On Anti-Fraud

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will equip 50 per cent of its work force with requisite knowledge on how to identify and examine fraud as part of measures to stamp out corruption from its system.  The group managing director of the NNPC, Maikanti  Baru, made this commitment on Tuesday in...


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