The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has requested the National Assembly Service Commission to reverse the appointment of Mohammed Sani-Omolori, as the Clerk to the Assembly, to allow further consultations. Mr. Sani-Omolori was named the acting Clerk to the National Assembly on Wednesday in a letter by the Executive Chairman of the NASC. He
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Nigeria and some Anglophone African countries like Kenya, Serria- Leone, and Uganda have began discussions on sustainable vaccine funding as a result of shortfall in revenues to countries in recent times and ahead of withdrawal of aids from international donors. The vaccine funding event tagged â€˜â€™Anglophone African Peer Exchange Workshopâ€™â€™ with the theme â€˜â€™Sustainable Immunization
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Plateau State House of Assembly has slashed N7 billion out of the budget proposal submitted by Governor Simon Lalong.â€¬ â€ªThe Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Jacob Kassam, stated this yesterday while presenting the report of the committee on the floor of the House.â€¬ â€ªIt would be recalled that Governor Lalong had on December 31, 2015
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District Head of Chibok town in Borno State, Zanna Modu Usman, said parents, traditional rulers and the entire people of Chibok will never feel the impact of the military in the fight against insurgency until the 219 abducted schoolgirls are rescued and reunited with their families. He said it is unfortunate, pathetic and disheartening that
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Two artisans who attempted to initiate a N50 million transfer with a cloned mobile line of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, were on Wednesday arraigned before an Isolo Magistrate Court by the Department of State Security, DSS. The Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Peter Okerinmodun, told Chief Magistrate Adeola Adedayo that the suspects were arrested
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Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday fixed May 18 for hearing of the case involving former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Chief Stephen Oronsaye. The case, which was earlier scheduled for yesterday, had to be moved forward as all the judges of the Federal High Court and the Court
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At the 5th edition of the annual forum, CGECI Academy 2016, the Ivorian National Council of Employers, General Confederation of Enterprises of CÃ´te Dâ€™Ivoire, CGECI, presented African businessman and investor, Tony Elumelu, with its 2016 CGECI Lifetime Achievement Award on April 21, 2016 in Abidjan, CÃ´te Dâ€™Ivoire. The formal presentation was to honour Mr. Elumelu
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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has reiterated the determination of the ministry to hold power sector operators accountable for service commitments through its regulatory agencies. The minister, who spoke at the headquarters of the ministry while hosting the director-general of the Consumer Protection Council, CPC, Mrs. Dupe Atoki, said although the role
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12-man reconciliation committee set up on Wednesday by the Senate for addressing other contentious issues affecting its smooth running, yesterday swung into action following its inauguration by the Senate Leader, Senator Muhammad Ali Ndume. Inaugurating the committee, Ndume, said the committee which has been given one week for completion of its assignment, is to resolve
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Nigerian army has claimed that Boko Haram terrorists residence in dreaded Sambisa forest are now seeking new refuge, following military troopsâ€™ determined efforts to annihilate the insurgents in North-East region. Consequently, the army high command has called on members of the public to be more vigilant and security conscious so as not to harbour such
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Benue State now ranks first among other states in the payment of marching grants for execution of projects in primary schools. The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Alhaji Suleiman Dikko, stated this during a courtesy call on Governor Samuel Ortom, who was represented by his Deputy, Benson Abounu, in Makurdi. The executive secretary
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Ogun State Government has refunded N16 million for un-rendered services to pilgrims who performed the 2015 pilgrimage in Makkah and Medinah. Nigerian Pilot gathered that the amount was released by the Saudi Arabian Government through the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON. The Ogun State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board began the payment to the affected
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Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Dabotoru Dima Adams, yesterday, refused to administer oath of office on the only female lawmaker-elect to the House, Engr. Victoria Nyeche due to a court order. Nyeche, who was elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to represent PHALGA I, and a
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It is over 730 days the Chibok schoolgirls were kidnapped from the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno state. Sadly, two years after, it is the same old promises assurances from government. In this piece, DOZIE EMMANUEL writes that it is time Buhari led-government translated these promises into concrete action. Thursday last week made it
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Former Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Victor Ochie, and the Senator representing the Delta Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege have given total support to President Muhammadu Buhari on his anti-corruption fight to sanitize the country. They said the actions of President Buhari were moving Nigeria to the
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National Directorate of Employment, NDE has distributed resettlement tools and equipments worth N1.5million to 18 graduate trainees of its vocational skills programme in Nasarawa State. Distributing the materials yesterday in Lafia, the Acting Director General of the organization, Mr. Kunle Obayan explained that the gesture was to enable the unemployed graduate trainees become self reliant
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In a bid to boost agriculture and promote commodity exchange in Nigeria, the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, is set to roll out various initiatives to provide an enabling environment for commodities trading in the country. Already, the Commission is reviewing the Warehouse Receipt Bill currently before the National Assembly and has assured that it
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Port Harcourt refinery, which has a capacity of 210,000 barrels a day, has restarted production, the spokesman for Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Wednesday. â€œIt is not in full capacity. Production is between three and five million litres daily,â€ Group General Manager, Public Affairs of the NNPC, Garba Deen Muhammad, said. Despite being
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Director General, Consumer Protection Council, CPC, Mrs. Dupe Atoki, has advised the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Bar. Babatunde Fashola to introduce policies and regulatory measures that will, among others, set the ground norms for the licensing and operation of estate developers, standardize housing development, and check the arbitrary and unjust treatment of consumers
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In line with the vision of the Rescue Administration in Plateau State to create economic opportunities to support growth in all sectors, the Governor of the State,, Simon Lalong has approved the appointment of Mr. Haggai Gutap as the Director General of the newly established Plateau State Microfinance Development Agency. This was contained in a
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