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Nigeria loses billions daily as the JTF continues to steal oil in the Niger Delta

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Hate speech hurts Nigeria – Remi Tinubu

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Buhari’s Aide Claims #ResumeOrResign Protest Aims At Derailing Anti-Corruption War

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The Federal Government has sent a revised budget to the National Assembly, cutting down some costs in view of the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria. A top source in the National Assembly shared a copy of the revised 2020 budget on Wednesday, noting that a meeting was ongoing between the leadership of the National Assembly and …

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The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the engagement of 774, 000 Nigerians on Special Public Works programme in the country to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic. Mrs Ahmed disclosed this at a press conference on fiscal stimulus measures in response to COVID-19 pandemic and oil …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that $150 million be withdrawn from the National Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, revealed this while speaking with journalists in Abuja. According to her, the withdrawal would be made from the NSIA stabilization fund, to augment disbursements to the three tiers …

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The former Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye on Sunday, said President Muhammadu Buhari has no democratic right to take over affairs of States without the express approval of the Senate. The former lawmaker made this statement on his official Facebook handle following the live Presidential broadcast of the No. 1 citizen earlier today, …

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The Federal Government has asked Nigerians to be prepared for tougher measures to curtail the ongoing spread of  COVID-19. It said it will unveil the measures in the next 24 to 48 hours. The government also said it might use the military and the Nigeria Police for contact tracing. It expressed worries that more than …

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The deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from detention and confinement. Also, lawyers and civil society groups have continued mounting pressure on the federal and Kano State governments to allow the dethroned emir to enjoy his freedom. …

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Banners displaying the pictures of the embattled chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at the party secretariat in Abuja, have been removed. The billboard with the picture of President Muhammadu Buhari and Oshiomhole, at the entrance of the party secretariat, has also been replaced. It was replaced on Wednesday night with …

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The Senate on Tuesday received a petition over the killing of a journalist assigned to cover a protest in Abuja allegedly by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The petition, which was brought to the floor during plenary by Senator Abba Moro representing Benue South Senatorial district. But the petition was later referred to by …

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The Senate house on Monday commenced the public hearing on the controversial bill, “Protection of Internet from Falsehoods, Manipulations and other Related Matters Bill, 2019. The public hearing which is a parliamentary traditional way of harnessing opinion from outsiders was being conducted after four months of the introduction of the bill. The bill which was …

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Dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sansu II has been whisked off the State amid tight security. Before being taken away by heavy Security Personnel of DSS, Police, and Military, Emir Sanusi was put under house arrest with the Palace sealed off by the armed security operatives. Already Abdullahi Umar Ganduje is set to announce the …

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