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Nigeria targets sub-100 ranking in Ease of Doing Business — Presidency

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The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has announced a goal to move Nigeria into the top-100 on the 2020 World Bank Doing Business Index (DBI). The Presidency in a ...

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Elections: Govs, other politicians stockpiling ammunition- NATFORCE

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- AHEAD of next month’s Presidential election, the Director General of National Taskforce on Small Arms , Light and Chemical Weapons ( NATFORCE), Dr Emmanuel Okereke,...

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NGF congratulates Acting I-G Adamu Mohammed

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has congratulated Mr Adamu Mohammed, on his appointment as the Acting Inspector General of Police (I-G). The Director General of the NGF Secretariat Mr...

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Saraki condemns Sokoto Killings, urges security agencies to fish out perpetrators

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Tuesday condemned in very strong terms, the gruesome killing of dozens of innocent Nigerians by suspected bandits in Sokoto...

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Non asset declaration: CCB to prosecute civil, public servants

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The Code of Conduct of Bureau (CCB), on Tuesday, warned that it was more than ever prepared to prosecute erring civil servants and public office holders at both federal and state levels against...

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2019 Polls: We’re going to be professional says new IGP

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as Buhari decorates him in his new rank By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE new Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu has promised to handle the forthcoming general...

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Happening now: Buhari presiding over “Special FEC’’

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President is currently presiding over a special meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. L-R; President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of...

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PDP sets agenda for acting IG-P

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the newly appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, to immediately begin the re-engineering of the force to restore professionalism...

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Photos: Idris presents new IGP Muhammed Abubakar Adamu

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Muhammed Abubakar Adamu departing after his decoration by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida The Acting...

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Flying Eagles to face Saudi Arabia ahead of Under-20 AFCON

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The Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s national under-20 team, will face their Saudi Arabian counterparts in an international friendly on Jan. 22 in Jeddah. Flying Eagles Aliyu Ibrahim, the Flying...

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Breaking: Edgal Imohimi remains CP Lagos

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By Evelyn Usman There are indications that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal is still the command’s boss, contrary to an earlier signal of his...

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At last, Idris bows out, asks Nigerians to extend cooperation to successor

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – At last,the controversies surrounding the retirement from service of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has been laid to rest as the police chief had...

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Kadija Bukar-Ibrahim is an asset – Onyeama

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Abuja – The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has described Kadija Bukar-Ibrahim, the outgoing Minister of State for Foreign Affairs as an asset that will be missed by the...

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Falz receives praise, scrutiny over `controversial’ album lyrics

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Abuja – Rapper Folarin Falana aka Falz’s fourth album, ‘Moral Instructions,’ on Tuesday, has become one of the trending topics with intense analysis and praises from...

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#ArmedForcesRemembranceDay: Nigerians send emotional messages to military

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Victor Ogunyinka Every January 15 is the Armed Forces Remembrance Day and Nigerians have been pouring glowing tributes to the military especially for their relentless efforts in fighting terrorism...

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