The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Strategy Review and Inter-Party Affairs Committee have urged the party to return to its traditional direct primaries for nominating candidates for elections. Chairman of the committee, Prof. Jerry Gana, made the call while submitting the committee’s report to the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, on
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Chuks Okocha, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday told the visiting European Union (EU) delegation that the National Assembly was working on some legislations aimed at propelling Nigeria out of the current economic recession. He also commended the EU for monitoring the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, which he said has set new
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The Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission has endorsed the new National Tax Policy recently announced by the Federal Government to shore up Nigeria’s dwindling revenue base which suffered decline as a result of the shortfall in international oil prices and activities of militant and vandals in the Niger Delta. It would be recalled that
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It is a little after one year that the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, arrived to unchained the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and placed it on the path to sustainable development with a firm promise not only to sustain the legacies of his predecessors, but to also increase the tempo of executing developmental
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His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura received some decampees politicians who were members of PDP and decides to join the moving train of real politics in Nasarawa State and Nigeria. The Governor received Mr. Philip Dada , Silas Dachor, Tanimu Adabson and Alh. Yusufu (Sgt Kunu) who joined the APC recently. Taal Circle reports while receiving
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NCC, Keffi: The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, led other Management staff and Heads of Units at the Commission to Keffi, Nasarawa State for a summit to review the implementation and efficiency of the Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2014-2018, the 8-Point Agenda, and other strategic documents connected with
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SK Usman, Abuja: The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a video clip in which two soldiers were seen maltreating a physically challenged person for allegedly wearing a camouflage shirt. Army spokesman SK Usman said “we wish to inform the public that the incident took place on Tuesday 7th February 2017, at
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SK Usman, Abuja:
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday February 8, 2017 arraigned the quartet of Umar Audu Bida, Truth Igogori, Ifenyinwa Nwankwesiri and Ogechukwu Obaji before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 9-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretence to the tune
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Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has solicited for the support of the National Assembly in actualising some of the projects and programmes proposals of his administration. He made the appeal while hosting the House of Representatives Committee on Tertiary Education led by its Chairman, Hon. Aminu Suleiman, in Government House, Minna. The governor
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The Kaduna State Government has barred personnel of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) from erecting checkpoints in Kaduna and other urban centres in the state. The directive is contained in a statement issued in Kaduna on Wednesday by Mr Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i on Media and Publicity. It said that
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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin has emphasized that the Nigerian Military has always been guided by the principles of Human Rights protection in all its operations and engagements. The CDS made this known when the Project Implementation Committee of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and its partners paid him
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Sanni Onogu, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said the 8th National Assembly would use the ongoing 2017 Appropriation Bill defence sessions to engage Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) on why they should patronize made-in-Nigeria goods when implementing the budget. Saraki who said this when an American firm – Diamond Designs Limited –
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NITDA, Abuja: Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has urged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the Digital Capacity Building Centres (DCBC), Digital Job Creation Centres (DJCC), and other IT Intervention programs provided by Agency. Pantami made this call when the management of Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic
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Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Nearly ?half the total number of teachers receiving salaries were discovered absent after Governor Kashim Shettima paid an unscheduled visit, Wednesday, by noon and took roll call of teachers at Lamisula Primary and Junior Secondary located in Maiduguri, capital of Borno State. The school has a total number of 87 teachers but
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NITDA is open to partnership that will foster the growth of ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has said. Pantami made this know while receiving the Managing Director of AKG global multi service limited (AKG Global), Mrs Kabir Gaya and her team
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles should be worried ahead of the two-leg Fifa 2018 World Cup qualifiers against reigning African Champions Cameroon. Cameroon’s success at the 2017 AFCON in Gabon is moral boost for the team and has changed the psychological dynamics of the qualifiers. The Indomitable Lions as African champions, have found a renew spirit that
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today arraigned one Ibrahim Rabiu and five others before Justice M. Shittu of the Federal High Court Bauchi on three counts of conspiracy, diversion and conversion of good and receipt of stolen property. The others are Zakari Isa, Nura Garba, Muhammad wada Ibrahim, Ibrahim Rabiu
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(VON) Nigerians have been called upon to support the government in ensuring that Bio fuel as an alternative source of energy strives in the country. The call was made by the Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) Mr. Victor Shidok at a sensitisation workshop on
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CDS Advocate for massive deployment of technology in military operations In addressing the security challenges in Nigeria, the armed forces is exploring space technology for effective surveillance and intelligence gathering. Chief of defence staff, general Gabriel Olonisakin explained the need for massive deployment of technology in military operations at a lecture to participants of the
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Justice Maikaita Bako of the Katsina State High Court today February 7, 2017 adjourned for ruling on an application brought before him by the former governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shehu Shema and three others challenging jurisdiction of the court and competency of the N11 billion criminal charge of abuse of office
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