The House of Representatives on Wednesday, mandated its Committee on Power to investigate alleged approval of N2.7 billion severance package to members of the board of Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
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Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday apologised to primary school teachers in the state over the mix-up in the payment of their last monthâ€™s salary.
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Barely 48 hours to the commencement of full blown-trial on the 13-count criminal charge that was entered against him by the Federal Government, the Senate President, Dr. Olubukola Saraki, yesterday, approached the Supreme Court, begging it to arrest the proceeding of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.
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REACTIONS have continued to trail the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kanu, the Director of Radio Biafra which has been broadcasting and hyping the struggle for the emergence of a Republic of Biafra from the Eastern part of Nigeria, a struggle being championed by the Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra [MASSOB] and Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
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OWERRIâ€”One Miss Onyinyechi Okegbulam of Egbu in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State has allegedly been killed by her boyfriend for refusing his marriage proposal.
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President Mohammadu Buhari is expected to declare open a two day retreat for the confirmed ministerial nominees later this morning.
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Following the strike by the Judicial staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, that has lasted for three months so far, the Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi has set up a mobile court to help decongest the police cells now filled with suspects.
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AS the deadline for the ongoing military operations to clear the North East of the menace of Boko Haram Islamist terrorists draws nearer, the Federal Government is set to empanel a national conference to generate ideas, strategies and momentum for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the nationâ€™s embattled frontier.
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After several days of extended interrogations, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will today arraign the former Benue State Governor, Mr. Gabriel Suswam, for money laundering and embezzlement.
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â€œAfter my rent expired, I paid N130,000 to my landlady on February 2, 2015 and for about a month, they didnâ€™t trouble me or my children but in April, they renewed the attacks. Sometimes, I would buy water outside to allow peace reign. I then only fetched water when they were not in the house. I practically lived in fear. If I had known, I would have looked for another place when my rent expired.â€
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A chemical depot located at Nkpor junction in Idemili North Local Government area of Anambra State, yesterday evening set three buildings: a five-storey, three-storey and another ablaze when the chemicals stored in drums in the depot caught fire and exploded.
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"I told my husband that I can no longer live in his parentsâ€™ house, because they are the cause of our problem, but my husband refused to listen to me, "she said. Dupe said that her husband got married to another woman barely a month after she left his house who took custody of her children.
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Republican Presidential candidate, Ben Carson, has taken the leads against seemingly unstoppable Donald Trump on the Facebook fans polls. Mr. Carson has surged to over 4.5 million Facebook fans since declaring his candidacy in May--and his aggressive campaign strategy on the social networking site could provide a window into how next yearâ€™s presidential campaign battle might unfold.
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``I think the tipper failed break and the driver could not control it again,â€™â€™ Alhaji Ahmed Rufai, who was with the driver when the accident occurred, said. Rufai said the driver of the tipper with registration number, YAB 925 YT, took to his hails on seeing the impact of the accident.
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Poultry farmers decry low patronage in Calabar NAN-AE-1 Poultry Calabar- Some poultry farmers in Calabar have expressed worries over low patronage of their business. They made this known in separate interviews at their farms in parts of Calabar on Tuesday. Mr Jeremiah Ekong, whose poultry farm is located at 17 Bassey Ene Street, Calabar, said
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Maiduguri – The Senator-elect for Borno Central, Alhaji Babakaka Garbai, on Tuesday said his major task at the Senate would be to facilitate the safe return of people displaced from their communities by the Boko Haram insurgency. Garbai said while interacting with newsmen in Maiduguri, that the constituency had suffered massive destruction since the conflict
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South Africa's MTN on Tuesday said the Nigerian regulator had renewed its operations and licence up to 2021 at a cost of 94.2 million dollars .
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In Nigeria, and across the social media space of several countries, a photo depicting a cynical looking boy standing next to a woman and giving her â€˜the mother of all side-eyesâ€™ has continued to stir hilarious memes and captions, even as social media enthusiasts have continued to raise questions on the boyâ€™s identity and meanings associated with the photo.
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The Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors' Forum, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has said in the clear terms that "Rivers and Akwa Ibom States are very strategic to the APC".
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South African police officers who killed a suspected robber by shooting him in the head as he lay on the ground have handed themselves in after a surveillance video of the act was broadcast, the police said. The footage released over the weekend by The Sunday Times newspaper shows a uniformed member of the South African Police Service (SAPS) shoot the unidentified man in the head at point blank range after he had been shot in the shoulder and chest.
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