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COVID-19: Governors constitute sub-committee, pledge functional isolation centres

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Kindly Share This Story: The Nigeria Governors‘ Forum (NGF) has set up a seven-member sub-committee to review the trend of the Coronavirus and global failing in petroleum price, as well...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

Government searches for contacts of five new coronavirus suspects

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Nigeria took sweeping measures yesterday to check the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the country and the rest of the world continued to face last-minute disruptions to schedules and...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

Why Buhari reduced petrol price to N125

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved an immediate reduction in the pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, from N145 to N125 per litre. Also, the President...

Thu Mar 19th, 2020     Read More →

Second Niger Bridge partly funded with recovered loots – Senate Committee

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The Senate Committee on Works led by Sen. Adamu Aliero on Wednesday inspected the progress of work on the second Niger Bridge and said that funding would not pose a challenge. Aliero, who...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →

STATE OF THE NATION: No compulsion to remain united without restructuring — Okon

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Kindly Share This Story: By Chioma Onuegbu & Harris Emmanuel Elder statesman, Senator Anietie Okon, served in the Senate between 1999 and 2003. In this interview, the pioneer national...

Wed Mar 18th, 2020     Read More →

The hawks have taken over the NDDC

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I read Etim Etim’s piece titled ‘The Hawks are Circling at NDDC Again’ published in The Guardian of March 4, 2020, and came away shaking my head at the tragic ingenuity of the...

Tue Mar 17th, 2020     Read More →

APC candidate wins Niger bye-election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in...

Sun Mar 15th, 2020     Read More →

Abducted Christian girl regains freedom, rejoins family

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Kindly Share This Story: By Sam Eyoboka SADIYA Amos, who was abducted in January and forcefully Islamized, from Gidan Dio Nassarawa Tudun Wada Anchua, Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State...

Sun Mar 15th, 2020     Read More →

Spending IGR at source stagnates national growth, says FIRS

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has urged Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to stop spending revenues collected on behalf of the Federal Government on themselves, stressing...

Thu Mar 12th, 2020     Read More →

Sierra Leone takes over speakership of ECOWAS Parliament

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ECOWAS. Photo; TWITTER/ECOWASPARLIAMNTThe fifth ECOWAS Parliament has been inaugurated with Sidie Mohamed Tunis of Sierra Leone emerging its speaker. During the ceremony performed on Monday by...

Wed Mar 11th, 2020     Read More →

N3.7b recovered from contractors, directors, Buhari says

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President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said law enforcement agencies have recovered over N3.7 billion in cash and other assets worth billions of naira from contractors and former directors of the...

Tue Mar 10th, 2020     Read More →

INEC, Senate in renewed collaboration to plug loopholes in electoral legal framework

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Elections in Nigeria are characterised by several infractions that many an electorate has lost faith in the power of the ballot in deciding who gets into office or not. As a result, the courts...

Mon Mar 9th, 2020     Read More →

Border Closure: Task Force counts gains in security, economy sectors

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Compt. Garba Mohammed The Joint Border Operation Drill, Sector 3, says it has recorded gains by improving security and economy of the country in less than two months of inauguration. The Ag....

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →

AKK Gas Pipeline: President Buhari’s big infrastructure push – by Garba Shehu

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One of the big promises made by President Muhammadu in his campaign for Nigeria’s presidency is the Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project. The project entails the...

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →

‘Suspension of Dokubo diversionary’

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[FILES] Charles DokuboNiger Delta militants, under the aegis of Joint Revolutionary Council (JRC), have alleged that the suspension of Professor Charles Dokubo, as Coordinator of the Presidential...

Sun Mar 8th, 2020     Read More →