The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the 2016 edition of the annual National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST 2016) as a success, saying it has helped to strengthen national unity. This was contained in a press release by the Senior Special Assistant to the Minister, on Media and Publicity,
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Germanyâ€™s minister for foreign affairs Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier says that in its efforts to reignite cooperation with ECOWAS, promised to partner Nigeria in her current efforts to growing the economy and employment generation. He made the promise when he visited the president of the ECOWAS commission Mr. Marcel de Souza at the commissionâ€™s headquarters in
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The All Progressives Congress, APC is concerned about the desperation of the Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party, PDP and some of its governors to drag the president into circumstances surrounding the reported raids of the homes of some Judges by the Department of State Service.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â A statement signed by the National Secretary of the Party Mai Mai
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Three members of the House of Representatives accused of sexual misconduct by the United States, have been exonerated by the the legislative lower chamber. Mohammed Gololo (APC-Bauchi); Mark Gbillah (APC-Benue) and Samuel Ikom (PDP-Akwa Ibom) were cleared by theÂ Reps following the recommendations made by its joint committees on ethics and privileges and foreign affairs which
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Over the weekend, precisely Sunday at the early hours of that day, DSS Nigeria secret police better invades 2 supreme court judges and 5 other judges homes in sting operation base on corruption. The FG came out later to say “Corruption and not Judiciary under attack” the Senior Special Assistance on Media and Publicity to
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Belgium International Christian Benteke on Monday, scored the fastest FIFA World Cup qualifying goal against Gibraltar after seven seconds. The 25-year-old Belgium striker’s goal is also the quickest goal in Belgiumâ€™s history. The Crystal Palace FC striker pounced on a loose ball from the kick-off and dribbled into the box before scoring with a left-footed
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Samsungâ€™s Galaxy Note 7 crisis deepened on tuesday after the company asked users and customers to switch off their devices and stop using it. This is due to continues incident of Galaxy Note 7 phone explosion. The company urged mobile networks and retailers to cancel any sales or exchange programmes while it was investigating the
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President Muhammadu Buhari says Germany can help curb oil theft in Nigeria through assistance in the areas of equipment, training, and sharing of intelligence with the Nigeria Navy. According to his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the President spoke on Monday during an audience with the Foreign Minister of Federal Republic of Germany, Dr Frank-Walters Steinmeier, at
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The Kaduna State Executive Council has approved the draft estimates of the 2017 Budget. At its meeting on Thursday, 6th October 2016, the Council further directed that the N189.9bn draft budget be submitted for public debate at a special town hall meeting, whose recommendations would be factored in before the amended draft budget is presented
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Presidency Hands Over Two Presidential Aircraft to NAF President Muhammadu Buhari has sustainedÂ his determination to reduce the PresidentialÂ Air fleet with another release of two AircraftÂ to the Nigerian Air Force The two aircraft were handed over at a Â ceremony which took place atÂ the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi AzikiweÂ International Airport Abuja. Nigerian Air Force said the
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The presidencyÂ has donated two presidential aircraftÂ to the Nigerian Air Force to strengthen the military in its anti-terrorism campaign. The two Augusta AW101 helicopters were handed over to the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali at a ceremony in Abuja. The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd) on MondayÂ pointed out that the aircrafts
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Anti malaria drugs worth millions of naira have arrived some of the facilities in Kano State north western Nigeria, as part of efforts to combat the disease in 44 local government areas. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabir Ibrahim Getso, made the announcement Â during the distribution at the state drugs and medical consumables
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Farmers in the North Central zone of Nigeria are been trained on yam and cassava processing and packaging to boost entrepreneurship and value addition. The West African agricultural productivity programme (WAAPP- Nigeria) in collaboration with the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) organised the training. Declaring it open in Makurdi the Benue state capital,
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The Nigeria Police Force has paraded suspects in connection with the kidnap of Mrs MargretÂ Emiefele, wife to the CBN governor. The Police paraded the arrested suspects on Monday at the Police Force Public Relations Officer’s conference hall at the Force Headquarters in Abuja during a press briefing. The Force Public Relation Officer,Â DCP. Don N. Awunah,
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Ibrahim Musa, the spokesperson of the outlawed Shiite group, the Â Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) now faces a possible arrest and prosecution. The Kaduna State Government Â ordered both measures against him todayÂ for describing himself asÂ the spokesperson of an unlawful society, according to aÂ Â statement by Samuel Aruwan, the special media assistant to Governor Nasir El-Rufai. â€œAn
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, both former world number ones in tennis ATP rankings have both fallen short of the top four in the recent men’s world rankings. The duo who were significantly, dominant in the history of the game, were out of the 4 top seedsÂ for the first time in 13 years. Federer slip
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NAN, Abuja; A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday said Hillary Clinton would go to jail if he were president and attacked her husband for his treatment of women in a vicious presidential debate less than a month before the U.S. election. Their debate, the second of three before the Nov. 8 vote, was remarkable for
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Economic Summit Group (NESG) on the theme of this year’s summit which focus on promoting Made in Nigeria goods. Saraki who isÂ a guest at the summitÂ noted that the choice of theme put the private sector group on the same page with the Senate which has since
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NAN, Abuja; Some Nigerians have expressed support to the Buhari administration Â over the arrest of some judges for alleged corruption and professional misconduct. In the same vein, they condemned Â the threat by the leadership of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) on the matter. Those who made the call in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria
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The Federal Government Â has Â reached agreement with the World Bank Group and other development partners for the release of 1.3 billion dollars for the take-off of Development Bank of Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Â with the Governor of Â Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), made the fact Â known at a joint press briefing
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