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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 Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it has shut-down a Chinese restaurant known for exclusive and discriminatory service in Lagos. The FCCPC Director-General Mr Babatunde Irukera, who stated this in Abuja explained that any facility shut-down in this manner would undergo due processes to certify its capacity to uphold consumer rights before …

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Edo State governor and standard flag bearer of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, has said his present deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, will be his running mate in the September 19 governorship election. Obaseki said he and his deputy are grateful to the PDP for offering them the umbrella when the All Progressives …

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Following the approval of the Nigerian Economic Sustainability Plan by the Federal Executive Council on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari has now designated his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to supervise the overall implementation of the N2.3Trn plan. This is contained in a statement highlighting key components of the approved plan and released by the Special …

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has issued guidelines for reopening of worship centres across the capital city. Minister of FCT, Muhammed Bello in a meeting with the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Abuja chapter and League of FCT Imams, said some protocols must be adhered to in worship centres. Bello urged …

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The Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the Second Niger Bridge, and the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, among others, are to be completed in the first quarter of 2022, the Federal Government has said. It said the roads were grouped as essential infrastructure and projected to be delivered in less than two years. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, …

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A former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, is most likely to be tried afresh for alleged N4.7bn fraud, external prosecutor for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Oluwafemi Olabisi, hinted on Thursday. Ladoja was discharged and acquitted of the N4.7bn fraud charges last year February after 11 years of legal battle with the …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Kashim Ibrahim-Imam as Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). The Minister of Education, Adama Adamu, broke news yesterday in a letter. According to the letter, Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment was effective from May 14, 2020. Adamu also said the appointment would run for …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the opening of five COVID-19 Donor Accounts which will form part of the existing Treasury Single Account (TSA) arrangement in five commercial banks. The financial institutions are Access Bank, First Bank Guarantee Trust Bank, UBA, and Zenith Bank. The development was revealed in a statement on Tuesday by Henshaw Ogubike, …

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When the house of representatives resumed plenary sessions on Tuesday, the lawmakers debated on a number of issues including the infectious diseases control bill which seeks to repeal the quarantine act of 1926 and provide for new regulations that would enable Nigeria adequately manage situations like the coronavirus pandemic. The bill, which passed for second …

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President Buhari has approved the implementation of the Steve Oransaye Committee report on the rationalisation of government agencies. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while appearing on a Channels TV programme, Politics Today. The Presidential Committee on the Rationalisation and Restructuring of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies, …

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