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House of Reps allegation on North-East food aid blatant falsehood – Presidency

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Abuja – The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the...

Sat Nov 10th, 2018     Read More →

Islamic teacher defiles five year-old female student in Gombe

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The police in Gombe State has arrested a 26 year old Quranic teacher, Bilyaminu Halilu, for allegedly raping a five year old girl who is his student. Man,30, rapes 3-year-old girl in Ogun File...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

How N33bn Emergency Fund was embezzled – NASS Report

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…Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

NEMA clarifies alleged reps indictment

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said it is shocked to hear about some of the findings and conclusions presented by the House of Representatives committee on Emergency and...

Fri Nov 9th, 2018     Read More →

House of Reps accused Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8bn north-east intervention fund

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The Ad hoc Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has accused National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) board, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of illegal approval of N5.8...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Intrigues, threats that led to N30,000 minimum wage

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young IT is no longer news that Nigerian workers are the least paid across the globe including war-torn countries.The subsisting N18,000 minimum wage in the country is less than...

Thu Nov 8th, 2018     Read More →

Buhari swears-in Chairman, members of CCB, 23 NPC Commissioners

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – The President also sworn-in 23 Commissioners of the National Population Commission at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, before the commencement...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Senate sets up C’tee to investigate Social Intervention Fund, Sure- P

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- The Senate has begun probe into alleged misuse of the social intervention progrmme fund, just as it has also agreed to probe how funds allocated to fund the Subsidy...

Wed Nov 7th, 2018     Read More →

Canadian govt commits N3bn to empower adolescents in 3 northern states

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA—Canadian government through its Department of Global Affairs, in collaboration with the Save the Children International, has committed about N3 billion towards...

Tue Nov 6th, 2018     Read More →

Minimum Wage showdown: FG in dilemma as 10 states offer NLC higher minimum wage

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Plateau tops list with N57,000, Abia follows with N42,000, Jigawa N32,000, Nasarawa N31, Kano N30,000, Gombe N28,000, Borno 27,000, Bauchi N25, Adamawa N23,000 , Ondo N22,000, Taraba...

Mon Nov 5th, 2018     Read More →

Shi’ites group releases name of those killed during protest, clash with police, army

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The names of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) or Shiites members who were allegedly killed by soldiers during a recent protest in Abuja. Army, had accused the Shiites of direct provocation,...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Armed bandits, cattle rustlers attack: Gov. Masari orders removal of Katsina Village head Rep

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has ordered the removal of the representative of village head of Illela village in Safana local government area of the...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

This evil in our midst

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By Denrele Animasaun ‘Now that you know, you cannot feign ignorance. Now that you’re aware of the problem, you cannot pretend you don’t care. To be concerned is to be human. To...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Repentant militants, cultists: We want to work in security agencies

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…Say they want to rise to the level of police commissioner …•Why we initiated Amnesty Programme, by Gov Emmanuel By Okon Emmanuel Communities in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun councils in...

Sun Nov 4th, 2018     Read More →

Why Nigerians are not getting the best from private hospitals- Kusimo, Ogun AGPMP Chair

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By Daud Olatunji The new Chairman of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria, Ogun State chapter, Dr. Rabiu Kusimo, says the reason Nigerians are not getting...

Sat Nov 3rd, 2018     Read More →