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Buhari, APC felicitate with Jonathan at 60

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ByHenry Umoru, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Omeiza Ajayi Abuja—President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 60th birthday, which comes up today....

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Human trafficking, Illegal migration, threat to national security — Saraki

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—SENATE President, Bukola Saraki has described human trafficking and illegal migration by some Nigerians as threat to national security that required urgent response....

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Why I didn’t implement 2014 Confab report — Jonathan

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By Bartholomew Madukwe ABUJA—Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, said, yesterday, he didn’t implement the 2014 Confab report because time was too short for him to do so, as the...

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Nigeria exports $9.7m, earns N69bn from solid minerals — NEITI

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By Michael Eboh abuja—The Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, said Nigeria earned N69.2 billion from the solid minerals sector in 2015, an increase of 24...

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Why Africa must copy China’s industrialisation drive by IGU

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By Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA—The Industrial Global Union, Africa, says African nations must stop their romantic affair with China and other developed countries through the importation of goods...

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SSANU raps FG’s stance on workers’welfare

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of not departing from the culture of...

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DBN to sign on banks, more MFIs before year end — Okpanachi

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The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) is to sign on Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and more Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) before the end of the year. Managing Director of DBN, Mr. Tony Okpanachi,...

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Mrs Buhari honoured by Nigeria-Morocco women business group

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Abuja – The wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari, has expressed her commitment to improving lives of women and children. Aisha Buhari Mrs Buhari said this shortly after she was invested as...

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Budget 2018: State House to spend N11bn

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lEarmarks N907m for vehicles lAso Villa Clinic allocated N1.030bn By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Michael Eboh & Emmanuel Elebeke The State House plans to spend N907.102 million on purchase...

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Why Nigerian Fulani won’t accept ranching — Miyetti-Allah

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Fulani in Nigeria have said they will not accept cattle ranching because the country’s geographical location was not suitable for it. Besides, the Fulani...

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Martins’ tap-in gives Shenhua Chinese FA Cup advantage

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Abuja – Shanghai Shenhua’s Obafemi Martins scored from close range to earn them a narrow 1-0 win over local rivals Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese FA Cup final first leg match on...

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Mark enjoins Jonathan to remain steadfast, focused

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has showered encomium on Nigeria’s immediate past President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as he turns 60...

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Photos: BankyW weds Adesua Etomi

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The traditional marriage between Oluwabankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W and his beautiful bride Adesua Etomi is currently on in Lagos. See some photos from the ceremony below…

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Jonathan is a patriotic, exemplary leader says APC

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has congratulated Nigeria’s immediate-past president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan on his 60th birthday, describing him as a...

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PDP ex-chairman’s son allegedly stabbed to death by wife

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TRAGEDY struck over the weekend as Mr Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, son of a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Haliru Bello, was allegedly stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam...

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