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Presidency: Buhari Hasn’t Fully Recovered, Doctors Advised He Takes Things Slowly

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The presidency thursday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has not fully recovered after his medical treatment in the United Kingdom recently, saying his doctors advised him to take things slowly. It added that there was nothing to be apprehensive about over the president’s health. Buhari was Wednesday absent at the Federal […]
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Naira Strengthens as CBN Offers $100m in Wholesale Forwards

Chika Amanze-Nwachuku The naira sustained its gains on the parallel market thursday, where it closed at N380 to the dollar, stronger than the N383 to the dollar the previous day. This is as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday offered $100 million to authorised dealers to meet the requests of wholesale customers at the forex auction in […]
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NLC: FG Lied to Us About N500bn Palliatives

Insists on review of minimum wage Calls for the release of Chibok girls Senator Iroegbu in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that the federal government lied to Nigerians  when it promised to roll out palliative to ensure that the citizenry do not feel the impact of the fuel subsidy removal. The Deputy […]
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Sheriff Pulls out of Peace Efforts Championed by Jonathan

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said he is pulling out the reconciliation move of the former President Goodluck Jonathan to resolve the party’s leadership crisis. Sheriff in a statement signed by his Deputy National Chairman, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, issued yesterday in Abuja, said this was to enable […]
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Rivers Senators Differ on N13bn Ikoyi Money

Damilola Oyedele in Abuja Senators George Thompson Sekibo (Rivers East) and Magnus Abe (Rivers South East) thursday differed over the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi apartment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). While Sekibo insisted that the money belongs to the Rivers State Government, Abe called for him to be summoned to […]
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House Asks Buhari to Seek Clarity on EFCC Act from Courts

Asks executive to adhere to separation of powers  James Emejo in Abuja The House of Representatives thursday passed a resolution urging President Muhammadu Buhari to seek interpretation in the court of law on any contrived conflict in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act, which is an existing law in the country. It further […]
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Again, Babachir Shuns Senate C’ttee Probe

  C’ttee to submit final report Tuesday Damilola Oyedele in Abuja The suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, for the third time, failed to appear before the Senate ad hoc committee investigating the mounting humanitarian crises in the North-east. The committee however noted that it would submit its final report […]
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Two Dead, Scores Injured as Building Collapses in Lagos

  Chiemelie Ezeobi  Scores of construction workers were thursday injured and two killed when  a two-storey building undergoing construction in NICON Town Estate, off Admirality Way in the Lekki area of Lagos, partially collapsed. It was gathered that the construction workers were mixing concrete at the site when part of the building cracked and collapsed, trapping […]
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Nigerian Men Still Jittery About Women in Politics, Says Chikwe

  Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The former Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Kema Chikwe, has said despite the several in-roads made by the women in governance in the country, there are still a lot of obstacles on their way in political participation. She said many of the men folk still feel jittery whenever a woman signifies […]
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Atiku Backs Devolution of Powers, Resource Control

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has made a case for the restructuring of the Nigerian federation to enable the federating states assume more powers with regards to creation of local government areas and control of revenues it generates. He emphasised the urgent need for all the federating units in the […]
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Man Petitions IG over Abduction of Daughter for Forceful Marriage

Laleye Dipo in Minna A local farmer in Shudna village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, Habila Gambo, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IG), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction and forceful marriage of his 16-year-old daughter, Janet, by a tailor, Nasiru Yusuf. Yusuf, according to the petition, had abducted the […]
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Crude Oil Market Heading Towards Balance, Says Barkindo

Oil prices at a four-week low Ejiofor Alike The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) wants oil inventories to decline further and is working to ensure that a policy-setting meeting scheduled next month reaches consensus, the group’s secretary-general said thursday in comments pointing to an extension of a global supply cut. However, crude oil prices […]
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PRCAN Carpets Finance Minister over Foreign PR Firm

Following media reports on the alleged  hiring of a United Kingdom-based public relations firm by the federal government to manage the campaign of Nigeria’s participation at the just concluded World Bank Spring Meeting in Washington DC, United States, the Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) has cautioned the government to respect its own ‘Buy […]
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Absence of Prosecution Witness Stalls Saraki’s Trial at CCT

Alex Enumah in Abuja The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for alleged false declaration of asset when he was governor of Kwara State, was again stalled yesterday at the  Code of Conduct Bureau in Abuja. The federal government is prosecuting Saraki over allegations bordering on false and improper declaration of assets allegedly acquired during […]
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