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Humanitarian Crisis in Nigeria 'Most Severe' - Unochamost severe in the world. This is contained in its monthly North-East humanita
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most severe in the world. This is contained in its monthly North-East humanitarian overview reports recently released in Abuja. UNOCHA said the humanitarian crises in the region had left over 8.5 million people in dire need of assistance in the... Read more
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Nigeria's Humanitarian Crisis Most Severe in the World - Unochamost severe in the world. This is contained in its monthly North-East humanita
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most severe in the world. This is contained in its monthly North-East humanitarian overview reports recently released in Abuja. UNOCHA said the humanitarian crises in the region had left over 8.5 million people in dire need of assistance in the... Read more
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Killer Grains - Govt, IITA Introduce Non-chemical Storage Bagsold grain reserve bags (file photo). Abuja — The incidence of cases of food po
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old grain reserve bags (file photo). Abuja — The incidence of cases of food poisoning due to chemical storage of grains in Nigeria would now become a thing of the past as farmers in the country have been introduced to sophisticated nonchemical crops... Read more
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Judges, Bankers Caution Against Use of Virtual CurrenciesAbuja — Judges, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and the Ch
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Abuja — Judges, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) headed by Prof. Segun Ajibola, yesterday in Abuja alerted Nigerians to the danger of transacting business in any of the... Read more
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Help the Country Out of Cancer, Dolapo Osinbajo Tells Medical Practitionersmade the call during the third cancer summit organised by the Cancer Education
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made the call during the third cancer summit organised by the Cancer Education Advocacy Foundation Of Nigeria CEAFON, in Abuja. She said, "For all the figures that he showed us in his chart, what I see are individuals, fathers and mothers,... Read more
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Osinbajo, Kachikwu, NNPC's GMD Baru Meet Over Cash-Call VentureAbuja — Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with Minister of State for P
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Abuja — Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, at the Presidential Villa,... Read more
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Many Feared Burnt As Fuel Tanker Explodesfatalities could not be ascertained as at press time. Meanwhile, truck drivers
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fatalities could not be ascertained as at press time. Meanwhile, truck drivers in Lokoja, Kogi State, on Wednesday blocked Abuja-Lokoja highway, protesting against alleged killing of one of them over non-payment of N5,000 toll. The situation... Read more
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How APC Will Decide On Buhari's Ticket - Governorwill be given an automatic ticket or not for the 2019 presidential election. H
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will be given an automatic ticket or not for the 2019 presidential election. He said this while speaking with reporters in Abuja, after the meeting of the party's National Working Committee, NWC, with state governors and National Assembly members,... Read more
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We Will Soon Tell Nigerians Names of All Suspected Looters - Attorney General Malamifunds recovered from each public official. Mr. Malami made the disclosure on W
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funds recovered from each public official. Mr. Malami made the disclosure on Wednesday during a meeting at his office in Abuja with a delegation from Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP. This development was disclosed on... Read more
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Govt Recovered N140 Billion From Revenue Leakages, Says SenateBy Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and George Opara Abuja — The Senate yesterday said that
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By Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and George Opara Abuja — The Senate yesterday said that through its probe of revenue leakages, the collection banks had remitted N140 billion to the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) This disclosure... Read more
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NPA Vs Intels - Reps Divided Along Party LinesBy Victor Ahiuma-Young and Emman Ovuakporie Abuja — Lawmakers in the House of
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By Victor Ahiuma-Young and Emman Ovuakporie Abuja — Lawmakers in the House of Representatives were, yesterday, divided along party lines over allegation of unlawful termination of concession agreement between INTELS Nigeria limited and the Nigerian... Read more
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Card Readers'll Be Effectively Deployed - INECAbuja — Ahead of 2019 Presidential and general election, Independent National E
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Abuja — Ahead of 2019 Presidential and general election, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, assured, yesterday, that card readers would be effectively deployed to avoid pitfalls of 2015 polls. The commission also said it would engage... Read more
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Customs Revenue Leakage Probe - N140bn Recovered From Erring Firms, Banks - SenateAbuja — THE Senate, yesterday disclosed, that about N140 billion has been retur
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Abuja — THE Senate, yesterday disclosed, that about N140 billion has been returned to the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, by firms and banks found guilty in its investigations into revenue leakages in the Nigeria Customs... Read more
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Senate Orders Banks to Unfreeze Patience Jonathan's AccountsAbuja — The Senate, yesterday, ordered banks to, as a matter of urgency, unfree
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Abuja — The Senate, yesterday, ordered banks to, as a matter of urgency, unfreeze accounts belonging to former First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan. According to the Senate, the accounts were frozen without specific restriction orders from any... Read more
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Govt Dismisses Military Involvement in Monkeypox Vaccinationto spread the monkey pox virus nationwide. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewol
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to spread the monkey pox virus nationwide. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who made the clarification yesterday in Abuja, declared that the military was only carrying out a campaign to win the hearts of Nigerians through one of its numerous... Read more
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Buhari Visits Mausoleum, Lauds Relations Between Nigeria, TurkeyPalace. The President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam
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Palace. The President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement issued in Abuja, said Buhari was accompanied by Nigeria's Ambassador to Turkey, Iliyasu Paragalda and other senior government... Read more
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How Nigeria Can Tackle Corruption Through Transparency in Property Ownershipin property ownership. Speaking at the conference, a senior lecturer in the Fa
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in property ownership. Speaking at the conference, a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Law of the University of Abuja, Olanrewaju Aladeitan, said the PVN would be a good instrument to aid transparency, as every property owner would have... Read more
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Senate Committee Asks Stanbic, Zenith Banks to Unfreeze Patience Jonathan's AccountsAbuja — The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has ord
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Abuja — The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has ordered Stanbic IBTC Bank and Zenith Bank Plc to unfreeze the accounts domiciled in their banks linked to former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan do for internal... Read more
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Kachikwu, Baru Meet Osinbajo On Zabazaba Oil Field, Other Industry IssuesAbuja — Away from the raging controversy over contract award and appointments i
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Abuja — Away from the raging controversy over contract award and appointments in alleged breach of due process, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr.... Read more
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NASS Begins Prayer Exercise, Seeks Unity, End to Economic CrisisBy Solomon Ayado and Ahuraka Isah Abuja — The National Assembly has embarked o
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By Solomon Ayado and Ahuraka Isah Abuja — The National Assembly has embarked on fervent prayers to seek God's guidance to foster national unity and end the economic crisis facing the country. The prayer exercise, tagged 'National Prayer Breakfast'... Read more
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Election Monitors, Journalists, Security, CSOs to Vote Ahead of ElectionBy Ahuraka Isah and Solomon Ayado Abuja — The Independent National Electoral C
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By Ahuraka Isah and Solomon Ayado Abuja — The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said arrangements are on top gear to ensure that disenfranchise persons such as journalists, security personnel, election monitors, members of Civil... Read more
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Govt Absolves Military On Rumoured Monkey Pox VaccinationAbuja — The federal government has dismissed reports that the military was carr
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Abuja — The federal government has dismissed reports that the military was carrying out vaccination in some states and spreading Monkey pox in the areas. This was disclosed by the minister of health, Isaac Adewole after the Federal executive council... Read more
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Monkey Pox Spreads to 11 States With 74 Suspected CasesIsaac Adewole, who disclosed this to journalists after the Federal Executive Co
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Isaac Adewole, who disclosed this to journalists after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja without stating in concrete terms what the government is doing to treat or tame the disease, said laboratory test... Read more
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All Police Commands Will Be Involved in Anambra Guber Poll, Says IGAbuja — Ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the In
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Abuja — Ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, wednesday said all police commands across the country would be involved in the provision of security. The IG explained that... Read more
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House Probes TCN Over Violation of Procurement, FRC Acts On Foreign LoansAbuja — The House of Representatives twednesday passed a resolution mandating t
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Abuja — The House of Representatives twednesday passed a resolution mandating the Committees on Power, Public Procurement and Aids, Loans and Debt Management to investigate the activities of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) within the past... Read more
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PDP Chairmanship - Gbenga Daniel Attacks APC in Declaration Speechoff and sinking low even in graft," Mr. Daniel said while launching his campaig
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off and sinking low even in graft," Mr. Daniel said while launching his campaign to be PDP chairman at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. Mr. Daniel, who led Ogun State twice from 2003 to 2011, said: "Nigeria is yet to have an appreciable 12 months of... Read more
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NDLEA Denies Extortion Allegation, Says It's a Tissue of LiesAbuja — Following a recent report in a national daily which alleged that the of
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Abuja — Following a recent report in a national daily which alleged that the officers of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) were engaged in extortion of money from passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos,... Read more
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Govt Orders NNPC to Stimulate Economic Growth Through Gas SupplyBy Michael Eboh, Ediri Ejoh and Joseph Oso Abuja — The Nigerian National Petro
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By Michael Eboh, Ediri Ejoh and Joseph Oso Abuja — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has been mandated by the Federal Government to make meaningful efforts in stimulating the country's economic growth and... Read more
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States to Receive 13 Percent Derivation From Mining RevenueAbuja — THE Federal Government has disclosed that states will receive 13 per ce
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Abuja — THE Federal Government has disclosed that states will receive 13 per cent derivation from mining revenue to encourage more collaboration. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, gave the hint while delivering his... Read more
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IBB, Jonathan in Closed-Door MeetingAbuja — Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday met behind closed
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Abuja — Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan yesterday met behind closed doors with former military president, General Ibrahim Banbangida, at his uphill residence in Minna. Jonathan arrived IBB's residence at about 10:00 am in the morning and... Read more
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How Govt, Governors, Averted October 1 Crisisweaponry to the South East. Army Chief of Training and Operations, Major Gener
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weaponry to the South East. Army Chief of Training and Operations, Major General David Ahmadu, told journalists in Abuja, at the commence of the operation that the operation was in continuation of previous military exercise in the zone,... Read more
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Senate Orders Unfreezing of Patience Jonathan's AccountsBy Ahuraka Isah and Solomon Ayado Abuja — Despite assurances and pledges Senat
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By Ahuraka Isah and Solomon Ayado Abuja — Despite assurances and pledges Senate had made in the past to support the ongoing fight against corruption in the country, senate committee investigating the petitions against the freezing of the accounts of... Read more
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Buhari Approves Payment of Pension to Ex-Biafran PolicemenAbuja — Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), yesterday, disclos
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Abuja — Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), yesterday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension for ex-Biafra policemen who were granted presidential pardoned by former President Olusegun... Read more
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Nigeria On Brink of Total Collapse - Christian LawmakersAbuja — Christian lawmakers, yesterday, painted a glooming picture of Nigeria,
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Abuja — Christian lawmakers, yesterday, painted a glooming picture of Nigeria, saying it was on the brink of total collapse. They also lamented that the delivery of public values has ceased to be the essence of governance as Nigerians could barely... Read more
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Osinbajo Meets With Kachikwu, Baru At Aso VillaAbuja — Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with minister of state for p
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Abuja — Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with minister of state for petroleum ,Ibe Kachikwu and group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),Maikanti Baru at the presidential villa in Abuja. Speaking to... Read more
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Is This Administration Still Fighting Corruption?and enforcement on corruption should also be passed. - Mr. Michael Adedotun Ok
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and enforcement on corruption should also be passed. - Mr. Michael Adedotun Oke, Founder Michael Adedotun Oke Foundation, Abuja * The words and body language contrast. A man is bound by his words, so should a mandate be too. * They are not; long... Read more
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Poverty Remains Threat to Nigeria's Democracy, Dogara LamentsAbuja — Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara wednesday l
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Abuja — Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara wednesday lamented that extreme poverty has taken a toll on Nigerians and further threatened the country's democracy. He said there is urgent need for governments at all levels to... Read more
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APC Stop Borrowing in the Interest of Nigeriaof this Country into uncertainty. 6. Issuing the warning through its Senior Ec
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of this Country into uncertainty. 6. Issuing the warning through its Senior Economist, Mrs Gloria Joseph-Raji on Monday in Abuja, the World Bank stated clearly that the Cost of borrowing or paying interest on Nigeria's debt was not sustainable as... Read more
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Restructuring - What's Wrong With the 'Abacha Document'?lawmakers who feel genuinely scandalised by the puerility of their tainted coll
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lawmakers who feel genuinely scandalised by the puerility of their tainted colleagues. It is to this group of lawmakers that Nigerians must direct their appeal for a genuine restructuring devoid of needless bloodletting. - Magaji is based in Ab... Read more
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U.S Plans Programme for Youths in Nigeria's IDP CampsAbuja — The United States government is planning a sports programme that will e
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Abuja — The United States government is planning a sports programme that will engage and develop children in the internally displaced peoples camps (IDP) in the country. Speaking at the end of a three-day Baseball Tomorrow Youth Camp conducted by a... Read more
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Southwest PDP Forges a United Front to Get National Chaircould not be raised against George who had been a PDP chieftain all through. W
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could not be raised against George who had been a PDP chieftain all through. What Daniel, who flagged off his campaign in Abuja yesterday, is banking on according to some sources, is the Babangida factor, as the former military ruler is believed... Read more
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Mass Defection to PDP Looms, Say Minority LeadersBy Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and George Opara Abuja — A mass defection to the People
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By Azimazi Momoh Jimoh and George Opara Abuja — A mass defection to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) across the country may take place soon. The minority leaders of state houses of assembly of the PDP dropped the hint yesterday. They made the... Read more
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World Bank Denies Disagreeing With Adeosun On Foreign Borrowingsfor Nigeria, Gloria Joseph-Raji, was rather misrepresented and quoted out of co
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for Nigeria, Gloria Joseph-Raji, was rather misrepresented and quoted out of context in his comments at an event in Abuja last week. In a statement signed yesterday by the Senior Communications Officer of the World Bank Group, Rachid... Read more
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Buhari to Governors - How Can You Sleep Without Paying Workers?President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja expressed concern on the growing co
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President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government. "How can anyone go to bed and sleep... Read more
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Nigeria Wins 18 Medals in Weightlifting ChampionshipAfrican Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championship in Uganda. Mr. Yahaya told th
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African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championship in Uganda. Mr. Yahaya told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja that the weightlifters were the products of the just concluded National Youth Games in Ilorin. "I am very happy with... Read more
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UNODC Empowers 400 Victims of Human Trafficking in NigeriaOfficer in charge of UNODC in Nigeria, Elisabeth Bayer, disclosed this at the 2
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Officer in charge of UNODC in Nigeria, Elisabeth Bayer, disclosed this at the 2017 European Union Anti Trafficking Day in Abuja on Wednesday. Ms. Bauer, represented by Cheikh Toure, said that the organisation had improved service delivery through... Read more
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World Bank Explains Stance On Nigerian Govt's Debtand quoted out of context the comments made by its Senior Economist for Nigeria
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and quoted out of context the comments made by its Senior Economist for Nigeria, Gloria Joseph-Raji, at an event in Abuja. Mr. Benmessaoud said, "On October 11th, during the launch of Africa's Pulse, the World Bank's biannual analysis of... Read more
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State Oil Firm Bosses Kachikwu, Baru Meet With VPBaru, on Wednesday held a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
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Baru, on Wednesday held a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his office at the presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Kachikwu, who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting said it was held to discuss issues in the... Read more
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I Am Being Persecuted for Saying the Truth - Senator Misauhe was not afraid of the two sets of criminal charges the government preferred
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he was not afraid of the two sets of criminal charges the government preferred against him before the Federal High Court in Abuja and the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory by the AGF. Commending the court for turning down what he termed... Read more
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Monkeypox - Suspected Cases in Nigeria Spread to 11 Statesstates with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has
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states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said. Mr. Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council,... Read more
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