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FEC approves $150m W/Bank credit facility for polio eradication

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Abuja – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the acquisition of 150 million-dollar World Bank credit facility to support polio eradication in Nigeria. Finance Minister Kemi...

Wed Aug 8th, 2018     Read More →

AEDC begins installation of 222,728 pre-paid meters

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By Chris Ochayi ABUJA— The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, yesterday, announced that it will commence installation of 222,728 pre-paid meters worth about N10...

Tue Aug 7th, 2018     Read More →

Alleged plot to remove Saraki as Senate President: APC, R-APC tango over plan to induce each senator with N50m

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•APC restates bid to oust Saraki, says it doesn’t need money to remove him •Plans on to force NASS open, replace Saraki with Adamu, says R-APC •Alleges that PDP senators on...

Mon Aug 6th, 2018     Read More →

APC -led Govt plans to forcefully open NASS, replace Saraki with Adamu, R- APC alleges

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..Says APC planning to woo each Senator with N50million …PDP Senators who have EFCC queries will be given a clean bill of health once they defect to the APC By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE...

Sun Aug 5th, 2018     Read More →

Conference of Speakers elects Obasa as new chairman

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Lagos – The Conference of Speakers of the State Legislatures of Nigeria has elected Mr Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly as its new chairman. The conference...

Sun Aug 5th, 2018     Read More →

FCT to host 8,828 IDPs from Kogi, Nasarawa states

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By Henry Umoru THE Federal Capital Territory Admini-stration, FCTA, yesterday disclosed that arrangements have been concluded to receive no fewer than 8,828 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)...

Sat Aug 4th, 2018     Read More →

Saraki has stepped on banana peel – Sen. Adamu

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Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa) has faulted the defection of the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, from the All Progressives Congress(APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

10,687 Muslim faithful perform 2018 Hajj

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The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), says 10,687 Muslim faithful are performing the 2018 Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Statistics made available by NAHCON on Friday in Abuja indicated that...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

NFGCS: still powering youths with an inclusive agribusiness model

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As it may be difficult getting lots of enterprising corporate youths involved in agriculture going by the tedious nature of farming with old techniques still in place, an innovative agribusiness...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

We’ve 22 states, 53 senators, no more defection from APC — Okorocha

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Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said no governor will defect from the party again. This came as former governor of Sokoto State, Senator...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Cattle=Human: The worthlessness of Nigerian lives

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By Oludayo Tade THE growing fear of insecurity and the consequent worthlessness of lives of Nigerians have been further affirmed by the deaths recorded across the country. The indications into how...

Fri Aug 3rd, 2018     Read More →

Hajj 2018: Airlifts of pilgrims continue nationwide

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Tambuwal, El-Rufai emphasise on good conduct •Lagos begins airlift More than 9,000 pilgrims from Kwara, Kaduna, Kebbi, Kano and Sokoto states have joined their counterparts in Madinah for the...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

UNICEF, CSOs strategic to health development – Nasarawa Govt

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By David Odama LAFIA – THE contributions of United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), non governmental organizations and civil society groups in highlighting the importance of breast milk to...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Journalist, Abiri in court after 2 years detention in DSS cell

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – Sequel to mounting public outcry, the Federal Government, on Thursday, bowed to pressure and produced detained journalist, Mr. Jones Abiri before an Abuja Chief...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →

Tijjaniyya group disowns dissident Haqiqah sect

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The Adamawa chapter of Tijjaniyya Islamic group has disassociated itself from the dissident Haqiqah sect, describing the Haqiqah philosophy as un-Islamic. The Haqiqah group, which had since gone...

Thu Aug 2nd, 2018     Read More →