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Orji Kalu released from prison

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Senator Orji Kalu has been released from prison. Online media quoted a source close to the former governor as saying Kalu returned to his Abuja residence yesterday evening. A Federal High Court in...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Edo guber poll: Ogiemwonyi disagrees with on APC position on direct primaries

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Two Edo state All progressive Congress (APC) governorship aspirants, Mesrs Chris Ogiemwonyi and Mathew Iduoriyekemwen have disagreed over the decision by the party to use the direct mode of...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria's rising debt unsustainable, CDD tells Buhari

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Says delay in formation of cabinet affected economic growth The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against plunging the nation into further debt,...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

NAF makes history, records first all-female crew operational ISR mission

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has again made history with the conduct of an operational Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission by an all-female crew. The mission, which was...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Why government’s move against memo leakage may fail, by experts

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A current move by the Federal Government to stop the leakage of official communication may not yield the desired result, some experts have noted. Apparently worried about the alleged leakage of...

Wed Jun 3rd, 2020     Read More →

812 Healthcare workers infected with coronavirus disease

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Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu who disclosed this at the daily Press conference by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 yesterday in...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

I'll stand by you, Buhari Assures AfDB President, Adesina

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigeria will stand solidly behind Dr Akinwumi Adesina in his bid to get re-elected as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) PHOTO:...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

PTF releases further guidelines for reopening of worship places

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 has reeled out more guidelines that should be observed for the reopening of worship places across the country. According to the guideline, Churches and...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

FG orders investigation of student's gang-rape/murder, abuse of minor

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The Federal Government has directed the police to unravel the circumstances surrounding the gang-rape and murder of a female student of the University of Benin, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, in Benin and...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari Approves provision of security for telecommunications infrastructure nationwide

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in placed to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

NDDC Forensic Audit: group challenges IMC to publish names of International Audit Firms

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The Global Forum for Accountability and Transparency, Nigeria, a nonpartisan pressure group, has challenged the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission to...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Rights Group demands arrest of suspect in conspiracy, rape of Uwa

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A human rights and good governance advocacy group Make A Difference (MAD) has asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to declare one Livinus Elem wanted for his suspected involvement in the...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

FG inaugurates NPA board, cautions against parallel management

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The Federal Government has inaugurated board members of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) with the charge of ensuring the board to establish a parallel management team to ensure optimum...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

N4.5tr budget deficit may trigger fresh recession, minister warns

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Zainab AhmedWith the deficit financing of the revised N10.509 trillion 2020 budget rising from N1.847 trillion to N4.563 trillion, the economy might be heading for another recession, the Minister...

Tue Jun 2nd, 2020     Read More →

FCT begins implementation of state community policing

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has kicked off the implementation of the State Community Policing initiative aimed at reducing crime in communities and deepen trust between the...

Mon Jun 1st, 2020     Read More →