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FRSC boss vows to prosecute attackers of Corps operatives, warns police, others

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The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, yesterday vowed to prosecute policemen who attacked operatives of the agency in Abia State last weekend. He also warned police...

Wed Jul 19th, 2017     Read More →

FG releases details of Paris Club refund to States

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By Emma Ujah The Federal government has released details of the second tranche of Paris Club refund to States totalling N243. 795 billion. The refund is in respect of over-deductions on Paris...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: PDP NEC okays August 12 for non-elective convention

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-Dissolves Benue and Jigawa States Caretaker Excos By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The 74th National Executive Committee (NEC)‎ of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday approved August 12 for the...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Many road users are abusing the civility of FRSC personnels – Oyeyemi

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The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has condemned the unprovoked attacks and molestation of operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps on the highways and vowed to prosecute all those...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Money laundering charge: Ex-Gov Turaki secures fresh N500m bail

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, re-arraigned former Governor of Jigawa State, Ibrahim Saminu Turaki, before the Federal High...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Jigawa Govt releases N150m to fight acute malnutrition in children

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Dr Shehu Sambo, the Director, Primary Healthcare Development Agency in Jigawa, on Tuesday said the state government has released N150 million toward the fight against acute malnutrition in...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Wadata Plaza turns Mecca as PDP holds Caucus meeting

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP national secretariat turned to a Mecca of sort as the party held a national caucus meeting Tuesday. [View the story “PDP holds caucus...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

FRSC frowns on attack on personnel, says enough is enough.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has vowed to bring perpetrators of unprovoked attacks and molestation of its men to justice. The Corps Marshal,FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, made the vow in a...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Average fares declined in May –NBS

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By Prince Okafor THE average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within cities in the country decreased by 2.72 percent month-on-month and increased by 48.78 percent year-on-year to N131.00 in...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

PCN deploys inspectors to curb quakery in pharmacy

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By Oluwaseyi Adeshina IN its bid to rid the country of quackery and unwholesome practices, and to establish standards in all areas of pharmacy practice, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, PCN,...

Tue Jul 18th, 2017     Read More →

Civil Defence Officer shot dead driver and police sergent in Jigawa

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By Aliyu Dangida DUTSE: – An officer serving with the Jigawa state command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has allegedly shot dead a commercial driver Hussaini Andaza and...

Mon Jul 17th, 2017     Read More →

SENATE SESSION: When Kachikwu, Tinubu clashed at the Senate over the Concession of P/Harcourt Refinery

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BY HENRY UMORU The Senate on Thursday conducted a public hearing on the alleged concessioning of the 210,000 barrels per day (bpd) Port Harcourt Refinery to oil firms – Nigeria Agip Oil...

Sun Jul 16th, 2017     Read More →

Akintola book launch unifies Yoruba political leaders

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Considering the epic proportions that political rivalry between the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and the former Premier of Western region, Samuel Ladoke Akintola reached in 1960s, no one in...

Sat Jul 15th, 2017     Read More →

Fight against corruption, not targeted against anybody – Osinbajo

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THE Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said President Mohammadu Buhari led anti-corruption war was not targeted at anybody but against the enemies of the state, who have stolen common...

Sat Jul 15th, 2017     Read More →

Why blame Buhari for economic recession?

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Dr Dozie Ikedife is a former President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Presidential Liaison Officer, PLO, during the President Shehu Shagari era in the old Anambra State. Currently, the medical...

Sat Jul 15th, 2017     Read More →