Rabe Abubakar, Abuja: The Nigerian Armed Forces have reassured the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI), of its unflinching support and collaboration in line with the Committee’s action plan of ensuring a coordinated framework for lasting peace and stability in the North East. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin made
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(VON) Members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives have been urged to adopt critical measures in their legislative activities to push Nigeria out of the current economic recession. Delivering a welcome speech to the lawmakers after the yuletide season’s break on Tuesday, the Speaker, House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara drew the attention of members to the
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Bolaji Abdullahi, Abuja: The All Progressives Congress (APC) welcomes the development in the Senate, which led to the replacement of the former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume with Senator Ahmed Lawan, both members of our great Party. The Party view this as a concrete expression of faith by the APC Senate Caucus in our efforts
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Bolaji Abdullahi, Abuja:
(NAN) The trial of embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, was stalled due to his ill-health. Metuh, who is standing trial alongside his company, Destra Investment Limited, was not in court as he was reported to have been rushed to the National Hospital on Jan, 8. His is
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Olisa Metuh Arrive Court
(NAN) The trial of embattled former
Muhammad Labbo, Abuja: The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has implored members of the National Assembly (NASS) to speedily consider and pass the 2017 budget since it is targeted at the improvement of the welfare of Nigerians and the economic growth of the nation. Welcoming them from their Christmas break, Chairman of BMSG Muhammed Labbo
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Muhammad Labbo, Abuja:
The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has made seizure of Five hundred and fifty (550) cartons of frozen poultry products, with Duty Paid Value of N6,048,680.00. The Information patrol team led by CSC Ozah, Mathew. O. disclosed that the arrest was effected within Mosafejo axis when the said truck was coming out from
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The Seme Command of the Nigeria Customs Service
The FCT Administration has refurbished 30 unserviceable vehicles belonging to the FCT Command of the Nigeria Police Force for less than N10 million. The 30 vehicles include one water canon used for crowd control, two Armoured Personnel Carriers, one lorry, 21 Toyota Hilux Jeeps and five Toyota Corolla cars. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad
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Laolu Akande, Abuja: Anti-Corruption agencies in the country have been urged to step up their engagement with the Nigerian public especially because there are still those who think when a politician who is their kinfolk steals, it is permissible. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, made the observation earlier today while meeting with a delegation of
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The ECOWAS mediation missions planned visit to the Gambia has been postponed. At the instance of President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, the High Level ECOWAS mediation mission led by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pushed forward its visit to Banjul, the capital of Gambia, to Friday. In accepting to postpone the visit earlier planned to take
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President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia now has to find another gambit to stay in power beyond next week, as his court case against Adama Barrow’s election has run into a ditch. Gambia’s Supreme Court said today that it cannot rule for several months on Jammeh’s challenge against his electoral defeat on 1 December due to
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The Department of State Security DSS says it has arrested various criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and boko haram members across the country following intelligent gathering from the patriotic citizens. This was disclosed in a press statement released by Tony Opuiyo for the agency in Abuja. The statement read; In its determined counter-terrorism
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….To Reduce Poverty by 16.4% The 11 economic bills now receiving accelerated consideration by the 8th Senate will help to create 7.5million jobs and reduce poverty by 16.4 percent when passed into law, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said. Saraki who disclosed this in his welcome address to Senators on resumption from their
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I am delighted to be here at this occasion to personally flag off one of the cardinal programmes of our Administration – REVITALISATION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN NIGERIA. My presence here (Kuchigoro) today demonstrates our Administration’s commitment to put the health of Nigerians as a top priority. Our goal of revitalizing the Primary
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Distinguished colleagues, it is heartwarming for me to see you back in good health, refreshed and energized for the work ahead. Let me on behalf of myself and the entire leadership wish you and all Nigerians a very happy new year. 2016, was a very challenging year for all of us. But I assure you
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Distinguished colleagues, it is heartwarming for me to see you
Arsenal FC that had to wait late to book a space in the next round of the FA Cup are drawn with Southampton/Norwich Fc. Recalled that Olivier Giroud score an ’89 goal to give Gunners a win 2-1 in a match they were out played in the first 45mins by a non Premier League opponent.
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Arsenal FC that had to wait late to book a
The most rated Oscar-winning award actress Meryl Streep is one of the most esteemed stars of the screen in Hollywood. At the Golden Globes, the actress used the time allotted to her to reflect on the action of US President-Elect, Donald Trump even though she didn’t call him by name. Streep said “There was one
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The most rated Oscar-winning award
Don Awunah, Abuja: The Nigerian police parade kidnap and other violent crimes suspects including Gang Responsible For The Kidnap Of Ambassador Bagudu Hirse And Other High profile crimes. The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, concerned with the spate of kidnappings and other related violent crimes throughout the country reorganized, refocused
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APC On Hope For Nigeria On Economy The All Progressives Congress led Federal Government is poised to use the 2017 appropriation bill to take Nigeria out of the current economic recession facing the National Publicity Secretary of the party Bolaji Abdullahi who stated this in Abuja appealed to Nigerians to support all
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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has described former Governor Abdulkadir Kure as a leader who plays politics without bitterness. Governor Sani Bello said Late Kure was a peace maker and bridge builder who was concerned about progress and development of the state adding that he instituted good governance and started various developmental projects
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate removal and the replacement of the Executive Secretary and the reconstitution of the board of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRN). He has appointed a Chairman and a new Executive Secretary for the council. The new Council as approved by the President has Mr
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