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FG abolishes payment of Overstay fees by Nigerians with dual citizenship

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The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to, with immediate effect, put an end to the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship at the nation’s...

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Buhari deserves second term, says Abia APC chieftain

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Mr Chidike Ukauwa, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term, in spite of misgivings by some Nigerians over the...

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Insecurity: NAF to strengthen strategic partnership with NCC, says CAS

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Air Force,has said it would strengthen its strategic partnership with the Nigerian Communications Commission,NCC, in order to contain emerging 21st Century...

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‘All the project’s we have been doing are inherited projects’

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Nigeria needs $3trn to address infrastructure deficit—Labour —We inherited 106 abandoned projects–FG —-As NUCECFWW says industries bear 90% of electricity needs By...

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Police recover 9,657 illegal firearms in nationwide mope up exercise

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Also recover 26994 ammunition By Kingsley Omonobi & Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigeria Police said yesterday that it recovered a total of 9,657 illegal firearms and 26994 illegal ammunition in...

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FG presents house to late Ocholi’s family

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – More than two years after his demise, the Federal Government has redeemed its pledge of a house to the family of late Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr James...

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How Shi’ites paralysed business activities in Abuja

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—Business activities were, yesterday, paralysed for several hours in Abuja, following a protest march by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also...

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2019 elections threatened, unless…, PANDEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, M-Belt, NEF tell Buhari

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Task Buhari, NASS on INEC funding, Electoral Act Urge FG, INEC, security agencies to tackle vote-buying By Henry Umoru & Dapo Akinrefon ABUJA—Leaders, under the aegis of Northern Elders...

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FG implores govs to employ more doctors, pay proper remuneration

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-IN order to avoid further migration of medical doctors abroad, the Federal Government yesterday appealed to state governors to employ more medical doctors in their...

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Nigeria’s foreign debt stands at $22.08bn, local N3.48trn

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s foreign debt stands at 22.08billion dollars. The bureau’s “Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt’’ Q2 2018...

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CUPP urges Ambode to resist alleged precondition given to him by APC

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…Says APC, Buhari promoting voodoo politics in Lagos By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Coalition for United Political Parties,CUPP, has called on the Lagos State governor, Akinwumi...

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Film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s book “Ake” on Amazon

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Abuja – The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s classic autobiographical novel, “Ake: The Years of Childhood”, is now available to viewers on Amazon.com. Amazon is the...

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Army evacuates water from Jos pond in search of missing General

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The Nigeria Army is evacuating water from a mining pond at Dura, Du District, Jos South Local Government of Plateau, in search of Idris Alkali, a missing retired Major General. Chief of Army...

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Hotelier appears in court for alleged cell phone theft

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The police on Friday, arraigned a 25-year-old hotelier, Kelechi Nwode in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for alleged cell phone theft. How phones can transmit virus, germs The accused, a...

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FG begins payment of entitlements to 408 Ex-PHCN Workers

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By Chris Ochayi 20-09-2018 ABUJA – The Federal Government announced yesterday that it has commenced the payment of entitlements to 408 active staff and retirees/ next of kin (NoK) of the...

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