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Court refuses to stay proceedings on PEFMB election dispute

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The National Industrial Court, Abuja on Monday refused to stay proceedings in the suit brought before it by some aggrieved staff of Petroleum Equalisation Fund Management Board (PEFMB). The PEFMB...

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Trial of suspended CJN resumes at CCT

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The trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen resumed at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT) on Monday with the first prosecution witness testifying against the...

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Onnoghen’s trial: FG filed charges before we concluded investigation – CCB official

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…my asset declaration forms tampered with, Onnoghen cries out …FG tenders evidence, as CCT adjourns hearing till Thursday By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A senior investigative...

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Distribution network, big challenge to power supply in Nigeria- TCN Chief

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Mr Usman Mohammed, the Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has described the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) network as one of the major challenges confronting regular...

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Photos: Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, meet Buhari in Aso Rock

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The Lagos state governor-elect of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy governor-elect, Femi Hamzat on Monday met President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. President Buhari receives...

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Nigeria spends $500m annually on palm oil importation – CBN

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The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele on Monday said that over five hundred million dollars was being spent annually on importation of palm oil. Emefiele said this at a...

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Why Sanwolu, deputy governor-elect met Buhari in Aso Rock

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Sawonlu says Lagos needs regeneration By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday met behind closed doors with the Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwolu, and the...

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We’ll proffer solutions to Lagos problems without delay – Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State Gov.-Elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he has documented the challenges facing the state and will come up with solutions without delay. Sanwo-Olu made this known to State House...

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Committee to collate Buhari’s campaign promises for implementation — Osinbajo’s aide

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Abuja – All campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari will be collated in a specific implementation document, the Presidency has said. Buhari at the Governorship and State...

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Inconclusive Polls : Bauchi Governor storms Aso Rock

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—Warns on Security implications of INEC decision —Threatens to drag Electoral Umpire to Court By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – GOVERNOR Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Monday...

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FG receives 30 megawatts Gurara dam concession certificate

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The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has received the Full Business Certificate Compliance for the concession of 30 Megawatts Gurara Hydropower Dam from the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory...

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Fayose: Court admits extra judicial statement of dead man

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday admitted in evidence an extra judicial statement of a dead man, Justin Erukaa, in the trial of former Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti facing charges of N6.9...

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NCC’s priority is to ensure consumer protection, satisfaction — Danbatta

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Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says consumer protection and satisfaction are its major priorities. •Prof Umar Garba Danbatta The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Prof....

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Tax evasion: ICPC to seize N4.8bn property belonging to Yar’Adua, others

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By Soni Daniel Abuja – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission is set to seize plots of land and buildings worth N4.8 billion from 30 companies operating in...

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I am not afraid of rerun — Lalong

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election Re-run in the state. Lalong Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House correspondents...

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