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Senate probes alleged wastes in Customs warehouses

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate has begun a probe into alleged economic wastes at the Warehouses of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS. It also resolved to set up an ad-hoc committee to...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Onitsha-Enugu, Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano road contracts as Buhari’s roads to glory – by Garba Shehu

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THE Federal Executive Council, FEC today, Wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion Naira contract for the construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

National Commandant seeks presidential assent to Peace Corps Bill

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The Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill to address youth unemployment and restiveness in the country. Dickon Akor,...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari under fire, as Senate says 2018 budget “heavily padded, inconsistent, full of errors

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—Returning to plenary after a two-week break during which it reviewed the 2017 budget of the Federal Government against the proposals for 2018, the Senate yesterday...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

2018 BUDGET: Senate uncovers padding, items duplication

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, uncovered padding of proposed expenditures in the Ministry of Power and duplication of items in the 2018 budget estimates. In the budget...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari cancels planned trip to Niger

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday cancelled his planned trip to Niger Republic where he had scheduled to attend the 59th anniversary of the proclamation of...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

FAO launches dry season emergency support in North-East

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) has launched its dry season emergency livelihoods programme in the three States most affected by insurgency in Northeast...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

NPFL: Lobi Stars ready for 2017/2018 season- Club official

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Mr Mike Idoko, the Vice Chairman of Lobi Stars Football Club has expressed the team’s readiness for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Season scheduled to begin Jan....

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

NPFL 2017/2018 Week 1 fixtures released

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The week 1 fixtures for the 2017/2018 season of the NPFL has been released. #NPFL18Draw… Opening day games Kwara Utd v Tornadoes FC Ifeanyiubah v Yobe Stars Wikki v Go Round Akwa Utd v...

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari goes to Niger tomorrow

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday attend the 59th Proclamation of Republic of Niger ceremony in Tahoua, Niger, according to a statement by the Presidency. President Buhari arrives Paris...

Sun Dec 17th, 2017     Read More →

1.4m livestock for vaccination in Yobe

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Over 1.4 million cattle, goats and sheep have been targeted for vaccination against Contagious Bovine Pluro Pneumonia (CBPP) and Pest Petit Ruminants (PPR) border diseases in six local government...

Sat Dec 16th, 2017     Read More →

PDP convention: Constitutional amendment scales through as new clause suffers setback

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-National delegates to the 2017 Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) national convention have voted for the amendment of some sections of the party’s constitution. Chairman...

Sat Dec 9th, 2017     Read More →

Federal Civil Service begins recruitment of OND, HND, BA/BSc

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The Federal government has commenced recruitment into ministries, departments and agencies. All qualified Nigerians with OND, HND, BA/BSc are advised to apply. This was made known by the...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

What I saw in Kogi, Bayelsa, Rivers’ elections really upset me — Buhari

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By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO—PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari yesterday expressed shock over People’s Democratic Party, PDP, bid to stage a comeback to power, despite the atrocities committed...

Fri Dec 8th, 2017     Read More →

2019 Elections: APC stakeholders threaten to sue President Buhari

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Abuja – Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State have promised to procure nomination forms for 2019 presidential election for President Muhammadu Buhari and...

Thu Dec 7th, 2017     Read More →