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Buhari-led govt will accommodate all Nigerians, Adesina reassures Igbo, others

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Abuja – Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has said that every Nigerian is relevant, and will be accommodated, in the ongoing effort to reposition the country by President Muhammadu...

Fri Oct 20th, 2017     Read More →

It’s unfair to ask me where Kanu is — Gov Ikpeazu

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu WHY did you decide to take the made-in-Aba products campaign abroad when some people feel that the government is yet to do what is expected of it in Aba to make the city a...

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FG releases N3.5bn for vaccination

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…Takes vaccination for measles in S’East, S’South March 2018 …Sultan of Sokoto briefs NEC on polio eradication By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic...

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Senate cuts Power Dams Charge to 10%

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By Henry Umoru Passes NTDA Bill, changes NTDC to NTDA ABUJA —THE Senate, yesterday, reduced from 30 per cent to 10, charge imposed on the total revenue generated from the operations of any...

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Jonathan’s wife’s sins catching up on her — Presidency

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Buhari’s govt running on lies, propaganda —Jonathan By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dirisu Yakubu & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan,...

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Auto dealers, Customs on warpath over double evaluation of vehicles

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By Lawani Mikairu The simmering face-off between Auto dealers in Lagos and the Nigeria Customs may soon blow into a full scale war as the auto dealers seem poised to resist the current trend by...

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$5.5bn loan consistent with debt management strategy —DMO

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By Charles Kumolu ABUJA—The Debt Management Office, DMO, has said that the proposed $5.5 billion loan comprised $2.5 billion new borrowing and USD3 billion for refinancing, noting that the...

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How Dasuki used N1.4bn for national prayer – EFCC

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An Econonic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Michael Adariku on Thursday told an Abuja High Court how N1.4 billion security vote from the office of the National Security Adviser...

Thu Oct 19th, 2017     Read More →

Why Police transferred Edo CP, Gwandu

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After the outcry by Edo State indigenes and residents recently, the force headquarters, Abuja, yesterday yielded to reason and transferred the embattled Commissioner of Police, Edo State, Haliru...

Thu Oct 19th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari lauds Int’l media on coverage of Turkey coup attempt

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said that the international media should be commended for their ‘constructive coverage’ of the July 15, 2016...

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Release fraud report on SGF, Lawal now, ADP urges FG

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The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has urged the Federal Government to release the Vice President Yemi Osibanjo´s committee’s report on alleged fraud against suspended Secretary to the...

Thu Oct 19th, 2017     Read More →

Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi spent millions on security doors, generators – Witnesses

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Trial of the Chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, ‎High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, who was accused of receiving N2.1billion from office of the National...

Thu Oct 19th, 2017     Read More →

Jonathan hits Buhari, says APC is govt of lies, propaganda

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-As the countdown to the December 9 elective national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) begin, Nigeria’s immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan,...

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FG inaugurates 19-man committee to review national transport policy

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The Ministry of Transportation has inaugurated a 19-man Committee to finalise the review of the National Transport Policy draft for the country’s Transportation Sector. Amaechi A statement...

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$3. 7m Scam : FBI lauds EFCC’s role in tracking Nigerian who fleeced top U.S. firms

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By Soni Daniel Abuja – The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for its dedication and support in bursting a...

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