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Strange Disease That Killed '62' in Kogi IdentifiedAudu, on Sunday said that the alleged unknown disease has been diagnosed to be
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Audu, on Sunday said that the alleged unknown disease has been diagnosed to be gastroenteritis. The commissioner told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja that those so far diagnosed were found to be suffering from gastroenteritis and... Read more
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Jubilation in Buhari's Hometown Over President's Returnin an upbeat mood over reports of President Muhammadu Buhari's return to Nigeri
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in an upbeat mood over reports of President Muhammadu Buhari's return to Nigeria after his medical vacation abroad. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those interviewed on Saturday expressed gratitude to Allah for the Presidents... Read more
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Presidential Villa Agog as Buhari Returns to Abujamaking last minute preparations to receive President Muhammadu Buhari who is ex
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making last minute preparations to receive President Muhammadu Buhari who is expected back to the country Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr. Buhari, who has been receiving medical treatment in the United Kingdom for the... Read more
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Nigeria to Start Bee Export By 2018next year, Dr Bidemi Ojeleye, National President, Federation of Bee keepers Ass
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next year, Dr Bidemi Ojeleye, National President, Federation of Bee keepers Association of Nigeria, has said. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that a European Union team had visited Nigeria for training and guidelines on the... Read more
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Parents Urge ASUU to End Strikestrike, considering the setback and suffering it would cause students and their
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strike, considering the setback and suffering it would cause students and their parents. Some parents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka on Friday, said that if the strike was allowed to continue, it would alter university... Read more
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'Illegal Refinery' Found in Sokotoin Sokoto state. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Babangida Dutsin-ma, made
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Sokoto state. The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Babangida Dutsin-ma, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Sokoto. Mr. Dutsin-ma said the commandant's surveillance team discovered the "mini... Read more
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South Africa Policemen Strangulate Nigerian to Deathto death by South African policemen. Eloh hailed from Eziagu in Eziagu Local G
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to death by South African policemen. Eloh hailed from Eziagu in Eziagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, reported the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). "We want to call the attention of the Nigerian government to the senseless killing of innocent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Another Nigerian Killed in South Africain the Western Cape Province of that country. Kanayo Onwumelu, Chairman, Weste
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in the Western Cape Province of that country. Kanayo Onwumelu, Chairman, Western Cape chapter of the union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Cape Town that Mr. Eloh was strangled to death by South African... Read more
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Again, Obasanjo Tackles National Assemblysupport a girl-child could have is that of a strong male who gives her a voice
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support a girl-child could have is that of a strong male who gives her a voice and is not afraid of her," she said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the book was set in contemporary Nigeria where terrorist organisations are threatening... Read more
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Top Nigerian Immigration Service Officials Arrestedin the service involved in job racketeering.‎ ‎The NIS spokesperson, Sunday Ja
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in the service involved in job racketeering.‎ ‎The NIS spokesperson, Sunday James, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Thursday in Abuja. ‎He said that NIS had commenced investigations into the ugly trend and... Read more
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Ban Importation of Skin Bleaching Creams, Don Tells Nigerian Govtfor a ban on the importation of bleaching creams. Mr. Arinola, who made the ca
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams. Mr. Arinola, who made the call on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Ibadan, said the measure was necessary to safeguard the health of Nigerians. The professor... Read more
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Abuja Residents Complain Over Menace of Rising Scavengingurged the FCT Administration (FCTA) to take steps check the menace. A cross se
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urged the FCT Administration (FCTA) to take steps check the menace. A cross section of the residents who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday said the activities of the scavengers constituted health and security risks. Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ezekwesili Urges Universities Body, Government to Return to Negotiating Table(ASUU) and the Federal Government to return to the negotiating table. Ezekwesi
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(ASUU) and the Federal Government to return to the negotiating table. Ezekwesili made the appeal while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday. She noted that no matter the disagreement; dialogue and negotiation were... Read more
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FIRS, States Collaborate to Track High Net Worth Personsthe memorandum of understanding under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declarati
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the memorandum of understanding under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS). Fowler, according to the news Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the tax board has engaged the services of a consultant to ensure that states tax... Read more
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ASUU, Nigerian Govt End Crucial Meeting in AbujaUnion of Universities (ASUU) and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris N
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Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, ended on Tuesday night in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the meeting held on Tuesday at the Minister's Conference Room, Ministry of Labour, Abuja,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Grants Ex-Governor Who Was On the Run for Three Years Permission to Travel Abroadobjection to the application but asked the trial Judge to use his discretion on
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
objection to the application but asked the trial Judge to use his discretion on whether to grant the request or not. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice Dimgba had on July 18, upon the former governor's re-arraignment, agreed with... Read more
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Ezekwesili Urges ASUU, Govt to Return to Negotiating Table(ASUU) and the Federal Government to return to the negotiating table. Ezekwesi
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(ASUU) and the Federal Government to return to the negotiating table. Ezekwesili made the appeal while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday. She noted that no matter the disagreement; dialogue and negotiation were... Read more
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Rufa'i Denies Muzzling Media, Warns Against Divisive Reportsin a message to the opening of a workshop on conflict prevention and peace buil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
in a message to the opening of a workshop on conflict prevention and peace building for civil society organisations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 3-day workshop was organized by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution... Read more
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Army Launches Mobile Strike Force to Crush Boko Haram Insurgentsagainst the insurgents would have indelible mark in the history of counter-insu
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against the insurgents would have indelible mark in the history of counter-insurgency campaign in the North-East. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Army had in the past two months intensified its campaign against the... Read more
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Civil Defence Corps Officer, Three Others Shot Deadof the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, have
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of the Edo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, have been killed by gunmen in Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the NSCDC operative, Rawlings Osagie, was shot dead at his residence when he... Read more
5d
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ASUU Condemns Mandatory Sale of Handouts By Lecturerslecturers in tertiary institutions. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union, e
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lecturers in tertiary institutions. Biodun Ogunyemi, President of the union, expressed this view in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Tuesday in Abuja. "It is not wise for lecturers in our tertiary institutions to compel... Read more
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Following Bribery Allegations, PSC Suspends Special Promotion for Nigerian Police OfficersThe Police Service Commission, PSC, says it has suspended special promotion for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Police Service Commission, PSC, says it has suspended special promotion for police officers until further notice. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Isah Misau, had in an interview granted to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria to Stop Issuance of Fish Importation Quotainnovation farming platform has been proved beyond doubt that it is capable of
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innovation farming platform has been proved beyond doubt that it is capable of making fortune," the chairman said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the scheme has micro-credit, enterprises and youth development, medical and health... Read more
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Rufai Denies Muzzling Media, Warns Against Divisive Reportsin a message to the opening of a workshop on conflict prevention and peace buil
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in a message to the opening of a workshop on conflict prevention and peace building for civil society organisations. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the three-day workshop was organised by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution... Read more
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Buhari Protest - It's Not Our Tradition to Hire Crowds - Presidency Replies Criticsthe pro-Buhari group on the need to conduct themselves peacefully and shun any
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
the pro-Buhari group on the need to conduct themselves peacefully and shun any act capable of causing social unrest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters, who were in their hundreds, presented a letter of solidarity to the... Read more
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GM - Shell Has Remitted $31bn to Federation Account, NDDC in 13 Yearsaccount which flows down to the state governments, local governments and to the
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account which flows down to the state governments, local governments and to the communities." Weli, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the company had also set aside three per cent of its annual budget to NDDC as its... Read more
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President Buhari Did Not Violate Constitution - Groupswalk was organised by a group of concerned citizens of Nigeria who supported th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
walk was organised by a group of concerned citizens of Nigeria who supported the president and wished him good health. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters carried placards with various inscriptions like, "Buhari we stand... Read more
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Lower Your Interest Rates for Farmers - Obasanjo to Banksto pay banks after taking loans and at the same time still able to run their ag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to pay banks after taking loans and at the same time still able to run their agriculture business successfully," he said. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the summit's theme: "Advancing Agricultural Economy through Innovation and Truly... Read more
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Presidency Denies Hiring Pro-Buhari Protestersthe pro-Buhari group on the need to conduct themselves peacefully and shun any
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
the pro-Buhari group on the need to conduct themselves peacefully and shun any act capable of causing social unrest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters, who were in their hundreds, presented a letter of solidarity to the... Read more
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Lagos Chief Judge Frees 62 Underaged Imprisoned for Hawking, Other 'Crimes'Prisons was part of efforts to address the problem of underage offenders being
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Prisons was part of efforts to address the problem of underage offenders being locked up in prisons across the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mrs. Atilade had on August 1 released 80 juvenile offenders held at Badagry Prison,... Read more
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Flood Kills 2, Ravages 46 Abia CommunitiesJackson, the Head, Planning, Forecasting and Operations of the agency, made thi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Jackson, the Head, Planning, Forecasting and Operations of the agency, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Umuahia on Monday. Mr. Jackson said that the children drowned when flood submerged their... Read more
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Naira Dips Further Against DollarThe naira on Monday depreciated further against the dollar at the parallel mark
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The naira on Monday depreciated further against the dollar at the parallel market, exchanging at N367 to the dollar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian currency lost one point from N366 posted on Friday, while the Pound... Read more
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Obasanjo, Abdulsalami Urge Commercial Banks to Lower Interest Rates for Farmerspay banks after taking loans and at the same time still able to run their agric
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pay banks after taking loans and at the same time still able to run their agriculture business successfully," he said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the summit's theme: "Advancing Agricultural Economy through Innovation and Truly Niger,"... Read more
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The Christian Post
Former President of Nigeria Says Second Coming of Jesus Christ, End of the World Is Nearheaven that we will be exhausted praising God and it will be like a prison and
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
heaven that we will be exhausted praising God and it will be like a prison and will be very boring," he added, according to News Agency of Nigeria. Obansanjo, who served as president between 1999 to 2007, said that singing at church could be an... Read more
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NCC Confiscates N10 Billion Pirated Items in Six Years - DGsix year in the country. Mr Afam Ezekude, the NCC Director-General, made this
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
six year in the country. Mr Afam Ezekude, the NCC Director-General, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. "The commission has scaled up its enforcement activities in the last six and half... Read more
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ASUU Embarks On Indefinite Nationwide Strikeno attendance of statutory meetings of any kind in any of our branches till gov
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
no attendance of statutory meetings of any kind in any of our branches till government meets the union's demands ". The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the industrial action actually took effect from Aug. 13. "The foundation of... Read more
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D'Tigress Mentally Ready to Battle for Title - Coachoptimism on the team's chances of claiming the forthcoming Afrobasket Women's C
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
optimism on the team's chances of claiming the forthcoming Afrobasket Women's Championship in Mali. Vincent told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after the team's drilling section at the National Stadium, Lagos that the players were mentally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anambra Church Resumes Services One Week After Gunman Killed 13was sealed after the August 6 massacre which caused 13 deaths with about 20 oth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
was sealed after the August 6 massacre which caused 13 deaths with about 20 others sustaining various degrees of injury. A News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, correspondent, who attended the church service, reports that there was an initial low turn-out... Read more
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We Acted Rightly, Nigeria Police Reply Ministersaid it had a valid search warrant to search AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
said it had a valid search warrant to search AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited warehouse in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, recalls that the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and his predecessor, Akinwumi Adesina, now... Read more
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Collapsed Building Kills 4 in ImoCoordinator of Owerri Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Coordinator of Owerri Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Evans Ugoh, who confirmed the casualties to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said rescues operation was ongoing. "We have been able to rescue five people while four have... Read more
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Boko Haram Carries Out 'Two-Hour' Attack On Borno Community, Kills Fourkilled in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Wanori-Amarwa community of Kond
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
killed in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Wanori-Amarwa community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident occurred on Saturday at about 11:00 p.m. at a village along... Read more
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Ozubulu Church Re-Opens a Week After Attackchurch was sealed after Aug. 6 massacre which claimed 11 people and 18 others s
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church was sealed after Aug. 6 massacre which claimed 11 people and 18 others sustaining various degrees of injury. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who attended the church service, reports that there was an initial low turn-out... Read more
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Chan Qualifier - How Benin Piped Eagles 1-0 in First LegEagles 1-0 courtesy of a late penalty goal in a first leg final playoff of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Eagles 1-0 courtesy of a late penalty goal in a first leg final playoff of the African Championship of Nations (CHAN). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Zone B first-leg encounter took place at the Stade de l'Amitié in the country's... Read more
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Ekiti 2018 - Oni Denies Meeting Fayose, MakarfiMakarfi, in his life. He also denied holding any secret meetings with Governor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Makarfi, in his life. He also denied holding any secret meetings with Governor Ayodele Fayose at any hotel in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr. Oni was reacting to rumours that he was holding secret meetings to discuss the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Air Accidents Linked to Weather in 10 Years, Says NiMetthere has not been any air traffic accident linked to weather within the last 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
there has not been any air traffic accident linked to weather within the last 10 years. Mashi, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said the agency had enhanced its capacity to monitor weather activities within... Read more
7d
AllAfrica.com
5 Major Issues Buhari Will Tackle After Resumingmore to do with politics than with the law. But the Senate President, Senator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
more to do with politics than with the law. But the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, had while featuring on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja on Tuesday clarified that the Senate had no pre-meditated plan to reject Magu as... Read more
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Two Nigeria Police Officers Detained for Reckless ShootingForce says it has detained and tried two of its personnel in orderly room for a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Force says it has detained and tried two of its personnel in orderly room for alleged reckless shooting in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that a video in circulation on social media showed two police officers allegedly... Read more
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Idara Inokon Crowned Miss Nigeria Usa 2017Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Rivers States. The new M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo and Rivers States. The new Miss Nigeria USA, while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after her crowning, expressed surprise at her emergence, pledging to devote her reign to... Read more
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PDP Extends Makarfi's Tenure By 4 MonthsParty (PDP) on Saturday extended the tenure of its Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led Natio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Party (PDP) on Saturday extended the tenure of its Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee by four months. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tenure extension, which is effective from Saturday, was one of the resolutions... Read more
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Angry Youth Occupy Shell Petroleum's Facilityin a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Saturday that the occupation of the f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Saturday that the occupation of the flow station an gas plant was illegal. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some protesting youth on Friday shut the facility over claims of neglect, demanding... Read more
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