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Oshiohmole presents re-elected Governor of Kogi, Bello, to Buhari at Aso Rock

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday formally presented the Kogi Gov.-elect, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News...

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VP Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Nigeria’s Constitution provides that the vice...

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Just in: Buhari meets with Speakers of Houses of Assembly

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…Edo, Bayelsa Speakers absent By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with the Speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly at the Council...

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Alleged P&ID scam: EFCC files fresh charges against Briton

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, filed fresh charges against James Nolan, a Briton, at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The EFCC’s Counsel, Ekele Iheanacho,...

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Governors oppose death penalty for hate speech offenders

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Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has opposed the death penalty proposed for hate speech offenders by the Senate. Speaking at the end of the meeting of the governors in Abuja on Wednesday...

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Maina arrives court for continuation of trial without wheelchair

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Maina Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), Abdulrasheed Maina, has arrived at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for the continuation of his trial. Maina was on Thursday supported by...

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FEC okays justice sector reform, 500m Euro loan for BOI

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President Buhari<br />presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the State House. To improve the ongoing reform in the country’s judicial sector, the Federal Executive...

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NCC inaugurates multi-sectorial committee on e-Fraud

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has inaugurated a multi-sectorial Committee on e-Fraud, to help in combating financial fraud through telecommunications. To this end, the Commission...

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Nigeria committed to being open defecation free by 2025 ― Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja signed Executive Order 009 entitled, The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019. The...

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Buhari reiterates Africa as centrepiece of foreign policy

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President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that Africa remains the centrepiece of Nigeria’s foreign policy. The nation’s first citizen, who spoke yesterday while opening of the fourth...

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Court restrains Mohammed from parading self as RTEAN chairman

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The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Abuja, has retrained Musa Mohammed from parading himself as the National President of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN). Giving...

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Ending impunity on crime against journalists

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[FILES] Journalists on duty Every second of November is proclaimed as the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists as members of states are urged by the United Nations...

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Out of school children, worrisome, senate President laments

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By Henry Umoru President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, stated his concerns over the disturbing cases of out of school children in the country. Speaking in Abuja when a...

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Only corrupt elites see no difference in FG’s anti-corruption war — Sagay

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Itse Sagay. Photo: FOLIO The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) , Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says only corrupt elites see no positive difference in the...

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NEITI to partner with EFCC to fight corruption

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Orji Ogbonnaya Orji The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

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