NATIONAL Assembly, yesterday, passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N9.12 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year, explaining while it increased the budget estimate by N508 billion from the N8.612 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari late last year.
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The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce, NACC, has disclosed that Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are to feature at the 2nd African Food and Products Conference and Exhibition (AFPE)
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WARRI—Ugunami Orho-Agbarho community, in Ughelli, Delta State, has enjoined Hausa and other non-natives to see the place as home, promising that the community will continue to accord them all the respect and regard they deserve.
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WARRI—THE family of Samson Omonuwa, a resident allegedly battered and killed by police officers in Warri, Delta State, has called on the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, Zone 5, to carry out a comprehensive and independent investigation into his death and bring his killers to book.
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Lagos State Government yesterday said it planned to deliver 14,187 housing units before 2020, to bridge the housing deficit gap in the state.
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Lagos—A Chief Magistrate's Court, sitting at Ebute-Metta, Lagos, yesterday, sentenced a property developer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, to 10 years imprisonment for defrauding 133 accommodation seekers of N25 million.
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Barely 24 hours after the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), reported a sustained decrease in inflation rate, the Bureau, yesterday, reported that transport fare was moving in opposite direction, with the average fare paid by commuters for bus, air, water and motorcycle (Okada) journeys, rising for the fourth consecutive month in April 2018.
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THE more than 10 million out-of-school children in Nigeria have received the attention of United Nations, World Bank and regional development banks, as over 1.5 million youths with signatures handed over a global petition to world leaders to launch a new International Finance Facility for Education.
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WHEN in 2010 Are Afe Babalola (SAN) kicked off academic session at the Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD, little did Nigerians know that the institution would become a standard for federal, state and private universities. The private institution sited on over 1,000 hectares of land, directly opposite the Federal Polytechnic in Ado-Ekiti, boasts of world class facilities.
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ABAKALIKI—OHANAEZE Ndigbo has said secessionist agitations will be addressed through a well restructured federal system, anchored on justice, equity, rule of law and equal opportunity.
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Akure—A 19-year-old secondary school leaver, Chinyere Ebere, has been stabbed to death in Akure, the Ondo State capital, by 25-year-old Saliu Oladayo for allegedly refusing his love advances.
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ABUJA—THE Federal Executive, FEC, yesterday approved the inclusion of Imo State in the French Development Agency, AFD, credit of $60 million to scale up the Second Rural Access and Mobility Project, RAMP II.
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ABUJA— THE Senate has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant- General Tukur Buratai, the Director General, Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, and the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it next week Wednesday over the repeated killings in Birnin-Bwari, Kaduna State.
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The Nigerian Army has said its troops were on standby in Abuja, ready to move in against members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiites), who have been carrying out persistent violent protests in the Federal Capital Territory over the continued detention of their spiritual leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, by the Federal government.
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LET me join millions of Nigerians of goodwill and the rest of concerned mankind to wish our innocent, heroic tendril of youth, Miss Leah Sharibu, happy birthday. On Tuesday, 15th May 2018, she clocked fifteen. But she has little reason to celebrate because she remains in the clutches of Islamic terrorists while those with whom she was abducted from the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State on 19th February 2018, are home.
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ABUJA—FORMER Acting Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Mr. Mohammed Duada, yesterday went before the National Industrial Court, NIC, sitting in Abuja to challenge his removal from office.
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As the strike by health sector workers on the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, drags on doctors under the Lagos State employ, yesterday set up a committee to ensure that all hospitals and health facilities across the state remained opened and functionin
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Manufacturers in Anambra, Enugu and Ebonyi states under the aegis of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, have described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state as “a visionary and pragmatic leader”, who has brought his ingenuity to bear in the effective governance of the state for the overall interest of the people.
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EFCC must conduct thorough investigation before embarking on arrests. Not everyone in a night club is a Yahoo boy. So it is important to ascertain the identity of those involved before arrest. If they are able to ascertain that criminal activities take place in any night club, they have a right to raid the night club.
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