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Nigerians in Diaspora express excitement over Global Terrorism Index report

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..laud Buhari’s effort to keep Nigeria safe By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA-NIGERIANS in Diaspora under the auspices of Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group, NDMG, have expressed excitement over...

Fri Nov 17th, 2017     Read More →

BVN: GIABA backs freezing of accounts over terrorism financing

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa, GIABA, said, yesterday, it was in support of Federal Government’s bid to freeze...

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Peace Corps seeks end to face-off with Police

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FOLLOWING the court ruling that ordered the Nigerian Police to re-open the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) headquarters, the agency has appealled to President Muhammadu Buhari to accent the bill...

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Patience Jonathan asks court to unfreeze her 16 bank accounts

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience,yesterday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the interim forfeiture order it granted to the Economic and...

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Investment Tribunal moves to settle capital market disputes worth N370bn

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief Disputes among various players in the nation’s capital market on stocks worth over N370 billion are currently before the Investment and Securities Tribunal...

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Why Obiano’s ADC, CSO were temporarily withdrawn —Police

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE Nigeria Police, yesterday, explained that Aide-De-Camp, ADC, and Chief Security Officer, CSO, attached to Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, were...

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Why Intels’ sister firms lost work visas – FG

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor & Godwin Oritse ABUJA — Contrary to insinuations that the Federal Government cancelled the work permits of expatriate workers of Intels and its...

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ANAMBRA: Logistics in figures

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said that 2.158171 million registered voters would take part in the election out of which 50.3 per cent are females while 49.6 percent are...

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NBBF crisis: NOC fails in its dispute resolution

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The Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) says it will write the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) for another one week grace to try to resolve the crisis that has been rocking...

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Video: Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption – Tinubu

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The All Progressive Congress (APC) Chieftain, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday in Abuja said the Goodluck Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption and red card in good...

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Only Islam collects from the rich, renders to the poor — Sulaiman

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As Muslim group distributes N1m to less privileged in Ondo The Zakat & Zadaqat Foundation, under The Muslim Congress (TMC), recently in Akure, disbursed cash and items worth N1million to 31...

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Dangote donates over N100m mosque to FOMWAN in Abuja

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Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100 million to the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) in Abuja. Mr Anthony Chiejina, Chief Corporate Communication...

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Watch your debt, IMF warns FG

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By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief ABUJA—The growing debt profile of the Federal Government could be worse and needs to be carefully managed, the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has said. It...

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Former Niger Gov., Aliyu, docked for money laundering

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Minna – Former Niger governor Babangida Aliyu was on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court in Minna on charge of money laundering.Aliyu Babangida The ex governor was arraigned...

Thu Nov 16th, 2017     Read More →

Nigerians no longer want a situation where Igbo will complain about marginalisation – Jonathan

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Onitsha (Anambra) – Former President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to Nigerians to collectively defend and stand firm for democracy. From Left: Delta State Governor, Senatorn Ifeanyi Okowa;...

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