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Cross River Governance: Mantu,Gana Commend Ayade's Achievements

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Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu, and Ex Information Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana  have described the achievements of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state  as inspiring that should be emulated by other governors in the country. Speaking during a courtesy call on  the governor at the state executive chambers,...

NLC Condemns Plot To Arrest Kaduna Labour Leaders

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The Nigeria Labour congress is accusing the Kaduna state government of plotting to secure a court order to arrest all Labour leaders in the state Briefing journalists in Abuja at the end of its national executive council meeting on Thursday, NLC President Ayuba Wabba said all state chapters and unions are...

Patience Jonathan Asks Court To Set Aside Order Of Forfeiture Of $5.8m, N3.5bn

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Former first lady, Patience Jonathan has  asked the federal high court in Abuja to set aside the court order of may 30,2017 that froze her 16 separate bank accounts containing the sum of $5.8million united states dollars and n3.5 billion on the ground that it has expired. Patience Jonathan also told the court...

 

Nigerian Air Force Graduates Another Set Of Fighter Pilots In Kano

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) graduated four fighter pilots from its 403 flying training school (403 fts) Kano, in furtherance of the human capacity development efforts of the current NAF leadership. The young pilots commenced training at 403 fts in Kano in 2016, as part of jet training course 1, after...

Court Grants Bail To Suspected Military Pension Thieves

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Jabi has granted bail to the two military officers accused of complicity in stealing monies meant for payment of death benefits of deceased officers. Justice D. Z. Senchi granted Ishaka Yakubu and Akinbamidele Odunsi bail on Wednesday following their arraignment by the...

UPDATE: Five Persons Confirmed Dead In Kara Multiple Accident

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Five people lost their lives on Thursday in a fatal accident which happened at the popular Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident, which happened in the early hours of the day, also left a number of people injured. General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed...

Okowa Asks Residents To Sustain Peace In Delta

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Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has appealed to the people of the state (Deltans) to maintain the existing peace in the state. The governor said this on Thursday during an interview with reporters in Asaba shortly after a closed-door security meeting with security chiefs in the state. “Peace has returned to...

Two Die As Train, Truck Collide In Fagba

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Another tragedy struck on Thursday as two persons lost their lives after a train collided with a truck at the Fagba area of Lagos State. The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the accident to reporters. The incident occurred in the early hours of the day,...

House Of Reps Queries NUC Over NYSC Certificates For Foreign Graduates

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants clarification from the national universities commission on why Nigerian graduates of foreign universities are allowed to pursue their masters degrees without NYSC discharge certificate as against Nigerian university graduates. The house committee on justice was mandated to look into the issue and come up with recommendations...

Kano Police Smash Kidnap Gang

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Police in Kano have uncovered a new trend employed by criminals in kidnapping children and in exchange they demand recharge cards instead of ransom money. The police have smashed a 3 Man gang that is bringing a new dimension to kidnap Parading the suspects before newsmen, police public relations officer DSP Musa Majia...

Ndume Returns From 7 Months Suspension

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Suspended Senator Mohammed Ndume resumed on Wednesday after serving out a seven and a half month suspension saying he begrudges nobody. Ndume arrived senate wing of the national assembly at exactly 11:10 am accompanied by many of his supporters and aides. Few minutes after, Ndume announced his arrival through point of order...

FG To Provide More Nigeria Geo Information For Development

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The Nigerian government says it is increasing collaboration with the private sector to provide more Geoinformation to key sectors in order to increase national development. Surveyor general of the federation Ebisintei Awudu said this at a meeting with Geoinformation experts in Abuja. He added that geo information solutions like online maps and...

Labour Tasks Government On Welfare

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The leadership of unions in the Nigerian Civil Service have asked the office of the head of the federal civil service to speed up efforts at meeting various  promises made  concerning workers welfare. National chairman of the trade unions side of the joint public service negotiating council and deputy president of the Nigeria Labour Congress,...

Troops Battle Boko Haram Terrorists In Adamawa Community

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Troops of the Nigerian Army have reportedly engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a gun battle in Sabon Gari village, Adamawa State. The village, located between Gulak and Madagali town in the state, came under attack today (Wednesday) evening, according to the Chairman of Madagali Local Government Area, Mohammed Yusuf. Wednesday’s attack is...

Lawmakers Commence Consideration Of Livestock Bills

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The Nigerian senate committee on agriculture has commenced legislation of livestock identification bill, national fertilizer quality control bill and the legal framework for inclusion of cassava policy bill. Chairman of the committee Abdullahi Adamu at a public hearing said the three bills will help set high standard that will benefit consumers...

Kidnapping: Declare State of Emergency On Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Community Tells FG

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Residents of Sabon Gaya community in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have appealed to the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the Kaduna-Abuja highway due to the incessant kidnapping of travellers and killing of innocent citizens along the highway. The residents want the government to deploy...

Supreme Court To Deliver Judgement On Metuh’s Appeal Feb. 8, 2018

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The supreme court has fixed feb.9 to deliver judgment on appeals of no-case-submissions brought to it by the former national publicity secretary of the peoples democratic party (PDP),Olisa Metuh and his company,  Destra Investment Limited. Justice Dattijo Mohammed, who led the five-man panel of justices, issued the date after counsel for both parties...

Buhari Assured Me Anambra Election Will Be Free, Fair – Ohanaeze President

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The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo says President Muhammadu Buhari has assured him that the Anambra Election set to hold on Saturday, November 18, will be free and fair. Nwodo also said the people of Anambra State and all the political parties in Anambra state should turn out in...

FG Hails Super Eagles World Cup Qualification

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The federal executive council has received with excitement, news of Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA world cup to be hosted by Russia.  The council also expressed happiness over the improved form of the super eagles which saw them defeat Argentina by four goals to two in an international friendly game...

Buhari Orders Reinstatement Of Obiano’s Security Aides

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigeria Police to immediately return Anambra Governor,  Willie Obiano's security aides. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Wednesday, November 15 said Buhari made this order during his visit to Awka, Anambra State. Obiano, while welcoming the...


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