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Duke indicates interest for 2019 presidency

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…Says Buhari, ministers disconnected By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – A former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, has said that he will contest for presidency in the 2019 general...

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Benue Killings : Governors, `critical stakeholders’ `absence stall peace meeting

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Abuja – A peace meeting at the instance of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue and his Nasarawa State...

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War over office complex by FG agencies: Whose interest

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What is currently happening between two federal government agencies concerning use of office accommodation in Lagos should be of concern to industry watchers as the Raw Materials Research and...

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Buhari to Benue traditional rulers: Accommodate your country men, please restrain your people

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President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the government and people of Benue to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities in the state. The President made the call on...

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NHIS steps up awareness for elderly, retiree’s programme

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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it is stepping up public awareness on elderly and retiree’s health insurance programme provided by the scheme. Dr Emmanuael Uba, the General...

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Former President Obasanjo successfully completes PhD programme

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu,...

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Lagos High Court strikes out EFCC forfeiture application against Patience Jonathan

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Fresh efforts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to re-impose a suspension order on the accounts of former First Lady Mrs. Patience Jonathan and her relatives have suffered a...

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2019: INEC’s timely release of timetable ‘ll reduce litigation, ex-Rep, Adah

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-FORMER Member, House of Representatives and 2019 governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Paul Adah, has described last week’s release of 2019 election timetable by...

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Court orders police to unseal Peace Corps’ headquaters

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, ordered the Nigerian Police Force to immediately unseal the head office of the Peace Corps of Nigeria,...

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Breaking: Benue massacre: Ortom, Tor Tiv, Mark, Akume, Waku, in closed-door meeting with Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently having a closed-door meeting with political and traditional leaders of Benue State led by the State Governor Samuel...

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Buhari, Osinbajo, others lay wreath to honour fallen Heroes

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President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday led Service chiefs, other top government functionaries and members of the diplomatic corps to lay wreaths in honour of those...

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Nigeria economy will be better in 2018 – Udoma

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Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning has assured Nigerians that the economy would be better in 2018. Udoma gave the assurance in a statement signed by his Media Adviser,...

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NAPTIP takes `Traffic in Person’ subject to schools’

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) is making arrangement to introduce “Traffic in Persons (TIP)’’ subject into the curriculum of primary...

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Stop work in states owing salary – NUT

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. Dr Mike...

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NUT directs members not to resume schools in states owing salary arrears

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has restated its position that the teachers in 10 states that are still owing salary arrears should not resume work until all arrears were paid. Dr Mike...

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