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Buhari Congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa

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Nigeria's President,  Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of the Republic of South Africa. The President also felicitated with the African National Congress (ANC), the Government ,and people of South Africa, on the peaceful transfer of power that resulted in the election of President Ramaphosa. The...

Dasuki’s Trial Adjourned Till March 22

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An Abuja High Court has adjourned the  trial of the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), to March 22, 2018 pending  the determination of an appeal he filed before the Supreme Court. The former NSA  had in an application filed through his counsel, Joseph Daudu, urged  the Supreme Court...

House Of Representatives Solicits U.S. Assistance In The Recovery Of Looted Funds

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The Chairman of the House of Representatives Special Committee on Nigeria-United States relations, Johnson Agbomayithan,  has solicited  the United States’ assistance in the repatriation of Nigeria's stolen wealth kept in the United States. The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, on Thursday, advised  Nigerian leaders to carry the citizens along...

Fuel Crisis: NEC Sets Up Committee

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The National Economic Council (NEC) has set up a committee to look into the lingering fuel crisis in Nigeria. The Committee is also expected to interface with key players in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry with a view to resolving issues that are connected with current underecoveries by the...

NNPC Asks Oil Marketers To Make Life Easy For Nigerians

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called on petroleum products marketers to make life easy for Nigerians.NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, who said this on Wednesday in Abuja, asked the marketers to stick to the N145 per litre approved pump price for petrol.He gave the charge while...

Alleged N10 Million Bribe: Group Issues 48hrs Ultimatum To IGP

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The National Council of Women Society (NCWS) has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, asking him to make public the outcome of the investigation into an alleged N10 million bribe case involving the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Ayilara Olukayode.Olukayode, who is the...

Buhari To Inaugurate NAF Locally Produced Drone In Kaduna

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As part of the Federal Government’s effort to tackle insecurity in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Thursday unveil a surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force.The UAV code-named TSAIGUMI is the first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to be produced in the country according to the...

BREAKING: Senate Suspends Plenary Over Electrical Issues

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The Nigerian Senate on Thursday suspended plenary abruptly  following discovery of smoke from faulty coolant system in Senate chamber.‎Senator Abdulai Gobri r‎epresenting Sokoto (APC), while raising a point of order, the lawmaker called the attention of the Senate to the condition of the atmosphere in the chamber lamenting that the chamber...

House Seeks Exit Strategy For Amnesty Programme

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on Niger Delta Affairs has called for a constructive strategy to end the amnesty programme so as not to inflame the already volatile region.

Nigerians Should Expect To See End Of Boko Haram – Army

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai on Wednesday said Nigerians should keep faith with the various effort of the military and keep their fingers cross for what he describes as the ‘end of Boko Haram.’He said troops of the Nigerian Army are ready to completely tackle the current...

$1billion Insurgency Fund Is Grossly Inadequate – Nigerian Army

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In the midst of the ongoing war against insurgency in the North East, the Nigerian Army has said that the $1billion fund requested from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to boost the counter-terrorism operations in the North East is ‘grossly inadequate.’Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas, said...

Fayose Condemns Killings, Vows To Strengthen Anti-Grazing Law

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday condemned the killing of a farmer in the state by armed men suspected to be herdsmen.The Governor said the Anti-open Grazing Law in the state will be reviewed and strengthened to checkmate further attacks and invasion by herdsmen.He advised the residents affected by...

Refugees Commission Donates To IDPs In Nasarawa

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The national commission for refugees, migration and internally displaced persons (IDPs) has donated some empowerment items to IDPs in Nasarawa state.

CCT Chairman,Umar To Be Arraigned

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An Abuja High Court has fixed March 15, 2018 for the arraignment of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal , Danladi Umar‎ over alleged corruption. The case has consequently been assigned to the Chief Judge of the court, Justice Ishaq Bello. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed...

Coincidence Of Ash Wednesday And Valentine Celebrations

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 witnessed the celebration of two great events as the religious Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day coincided. Some clergymen said that  the religious and fun induced combination of the Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day is not coincidental but providential as each of the event stands for love. The global...

Air Tragedy Averted As Delta Airline Plane Makes Emergency Landing

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Air tragedy was averted in the early hours of Wednesday as a Delta Air plane with 129 passengers onboard made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.  The Atlanta, US-bound flight was aborted after the pilot declared may day when he noticed that the left...

House Of Reps Moves To Regulate Medical Tourism

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives has moved to regulate foreign trips by public officers at the tax payer’s expense. This is coming through a bill to amend the National Health Act, to strengthen health institutions for efficient service delivery. The bill, sponsored by Sergius Ogun, highlighted the lawmakers concerns over the poor state...

Federal Government Conducts School Census

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The Nigerian Government is calling for cooperation and full participation of the military, para-military, private schools, Al-majiri centres and integrated Q'uranic schools to explore ways of tackling problems of out-of-school children. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made the call on Wednesday at the commencement of the 2017/2018 annual schools census. The exercise...

South Africa Police Raid Home Of The Gupta

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South Africa’s elite Police unit have raided the home of the controversial Gupta family as the investigation continue into the  so-called state capture . Three arrests have been made, including one of the Gupta brothers. Police say two other people are expected to hand themselves in. The Gupta family has been accused of...

DPR Discovers Diversion Of 170 Fuel Trucks

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Twenty eight operational controllers of the Department of Petroleum Resources have ended an emergency meeting with a resolve  to replicate the special intelligence unit in a few zones nationwide. This follows a discovery that over 170 trucks carrying over nine billion liters of fuel were diverted between December 2017 and January 2018. A...


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