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We’ll end Amnesty programme soon – FG

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By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA—The Federal government says it is desirous to wind down its Presidential Amnesty programme in the Niger Delta region. The Special Adviser to the president on...

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NFF reveals World Cup program

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To several applauses and commendation for good planning and focus, the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday in Lagos made public its 2018 FIFA World Cup program for the Super Eagles, revealing...

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Nigerian civil servants ‘stole anti-corruption funds’

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Two Nigerian civil servants are facing charges for allegedly embezzling funds earmarked for a day to publicise the fight against corruption, a court official told AFP Wednesday. The pair, from...

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At last, Reps pass PIGB

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…As only 30 Reps consider and pass the Bill By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-AT last the House of Representatives Wednesday passed the bill for an Act to provide for the Governance and...

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Taraba rejects FG’s cattle colony proposal

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Jalingo – Mr Yusufu Akirikwen, the Taraba Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, says that the state has no land for Cattle Colonies as proposed by the Federal...

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CBN to aggressively push tomato, cocoa, palm oil production in 2018 – Emefiele

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Abuja – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will aggressively push and support farmers to boost the production of tomato, cocoa and palm oil across the country in 2018. Governor,...

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NAF aircraft destroys Boko Haram vehicle workshop,kills many

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Air Force has said one of its Remotely Piloted Aircraft, RPA,successfully destroyed a Boko Haram vehicle workshop, killing many of the insurgents in the process...

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NiMet predicts moderate to thick dust haze, cloudy skies on Thursday

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted moderate dust haze condition with localised visibility range of less than 1000m over central states of the county on Thursday. ...

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Updated: Four expatriates kidnapped in Kaduna

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By BEN AGANDE, KADUNA – Four expatriates, two Americans and two Canadians were on Tuesday evening kidnapped in Kaduna state by by armed gunmen. Kidnap-syndicate The incidence happened along...

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Biafra: Court rules on motion seeking to void proscription of IPOB Thursday

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Abdu-Kafarati has fixed Thursday to deliver judgment on the suit seeking to void the...

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Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct American, Canadian in Kaduna

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A gang of suspected kidnappers have killed two policemen and abducted two foreign nationals on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The victims had visited Kafanchan...

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Dasuki’s trial: Absence of defendant’s counsel stalls session

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The trial of ex-National Security Adviser (NSA), Rtd. Col Sambo Dasuki, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, was on Wednesday stalled due the absence of the defendant’s counsel, Mr Joseph Dauda...

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FRSC promises to strengthen ties with Dangote Industries

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has promised to strengthen its relationship with the Dangote Industries Ltd. for efficient and effective service delivery. The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye...

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Buhari congratulates Anyaoku at 85

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Eleazar Chukwuemeka Anyaoku, who turns 85...

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2019: Minister drags gov Ajimobi to Buhari, Oyegun, Tinubu over Oyo’s soul

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – AS the 2019 general elections is fast approaching, political gladiators in Oyo State are going to each others jugular over who controls the soul of the state....

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