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By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

 

Yobe State government is set to purchase 24 vehicles to House of Assembly Committee Chairmen at the cost of N275,000,000.00 from Milestone Ventures Limited.

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has raised the alarm over the possibility of  preventing Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen from becoming the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The governor said that Onnoghen’s appointment

as Acting CJN was “either a grand plot to deprive him of his

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

The current fight against corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government will only outlive his administration if the 1999 constitution and the Electoral Act are amended to provide the relevant legal framework for it to succeed.

By Ummi Ismaeel

Minna

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, November 13, 2016, was embarrassed with power outage at the 2016 Minna Choral Society and 8th annual festival of songs which held at the Idris Legbo Kutigi International conference centre.

A 35 -year- old man, Michael Atanda, who  has been threatening to expose nude pictures of four ladies on the social media if they fail to pay  money into his account has been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command.

. Advocates representatives' dialogue with constituents

 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has unveiled plans to procure borehole drilling equipment to address the lack of portable water in Enugu West Senatorial District.

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NTA, NAN, NBC, others get new bosses

The Federal Government has appointed new chief executive officers for the information-related parastatals in the Ministry of Information and Culture.

PenCom: Duru petitions Buhari over persecution

The founder and promoter of First Guarantee Pension Limited (FGPL), one of the Pension Fund Administrators (PFA) licensed under the Pension Reform Act of 2004, Nze Chidi Duru, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged “persecution by the National Pensions Commission (PenCom) and some

Nigeria to sign visa-free pacts with eight countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says plans have been concluded to sign visa-free pacts with eight African countries to promote economic partnership on the continent.

Fayose bans public grazing, cattle rearing in Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has banned grazing and cattle rearing in the state following the recent attack on the people of Oke-Ako in Ikole-Ekiti Local Government Area of the state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

Switzerland to repatriate $230m stolen from Nigeria

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that a non-contentious fund of about $230 million is being repatriated from Switzerland.

Counter court orders emerge on PDP leadership

    The battle for the leadership of the Nigeria’s main opposition political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), appears to have shifted to the courts, with counter orders emanating from different courts.

I’m not on exile – Jonathan

 

Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has denied media reports that he was on a self-imposed exile to Cote d’Ivoire.

Reno Omokri, the former media aide to Jonathan, disclosed this via a series of tweets on his official Twitter handle, @renoomokiri, on Monday.

Why Okorocha wants to privatise Imo varsity

IMO State government has warned that it would be forced to recruit new set of academic and non-academic staff for Imo State University, IMSU, as well as concession the institution if the workers fail to call off their strike.

How Boko Haram female captive saved Kano market from destruction

A Nigerian woman, who was abducted by Boko Haram, has luckily escaped her captors. She told police she was drugged by the abductors, who planned to use her as a suicide bomber to attack a marketplace in the city of Kano.

Kaduna declares 'tomato emergency'

A state of emergency has been declared in the tomato sector in Kaduna State, northern Nigeria, local media report.

A moth called the Tomato Leaf Miner, or Tuta Absoluta, has ravaged 80 per cent of tomato farms, Commissioner of Agriculture, Daniel Manzo Maigar, said.

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