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200 Rep members get cars worth N6 billion

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Despite the delay in the July Salaries of the 360 lawmakers, over 200 members of the House of Representatives have taken delivery of brand new exotic cars. It was learnt that the non-payment of their salaries and other benefits had left most of the members without enough funds in the ...

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Election Will Hold In Anambra – MASSOB Tells IPOB

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Two of the major separatist groups in the South-eastern part of Nigeria have take different stands on the forthcoming Anambra gubernatorial election. The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has said the governorship election slated for November 18 in Anambra State must hold. MASSOB stated that ...

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Osinbajo redeploys ICPC chair, Ekpo Nta

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has appointed a new chairman and members for the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission, the Investment and Security Tribunal and Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission. The changes were contained in a statement signed by the Director ...

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I’ve stopped collecting pension in Kwara – Saraki

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The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, said he had stopped collecting pension in Kwara State as a former governor of the state. Saraki, who said this during the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja on Tuesday, declared that he had written a letter to the state government to stop ...

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Sessions says hurt by Trump outbursts, but not quitting

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC on July 26, 2017. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions found himself in an increasingly untenable position Tuesday, as President Donald Trump once again publicly skewered his top law enforcement official, calling him “VERY weak” ...

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Mugabe’s wife calls for him to name successor

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President Robert Mugabe’s wife Thursday urged her 93-year-old husband to name his chosen successor, fuelling renewed speculation about the race to take over from the world’s oldest national leader. Mugabe has always refused to publicly reveal his favoured heir, but 52-year-old Grace Mugabe — who is seen by some as ...

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Osinbajo inaugurates, tasks new ministers on national development

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated Stephen Ocheni (Kogi) and Suleiman Hassan (Gombe) as ministers with a task to immediately join the cabinet in “the herculean task” of turning around the Nigerian economy, saying there’s no time to celebrate. The Acting President did not announce their portfolios, but the duo ...

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Governors silent after meeting Buhari in London

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State Governors, Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo, left); David Umahi (Ebonyi); Kashim Shettima (Borno); Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara); President Muhammadu Buhari; Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel; his counterparts in Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje and Benue, Samuel Ortom during their visit to the President in Abuja House, London…yesterday.   • Shielded from main building, ...

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FG approves the reduction of tax payable by telecom companies

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The tax payable by telecommunications operators have been reduced by the Federal Government on Tuesday in order to enable them to expand their services to the hinterland. It stated this through the Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, at the 2017 Information Communications Technology and Telecommunication Expo in Lagos, which ...

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Senate establishes Nigerian Peace Corps in the country

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The Senate on Tuesday passed the bill seeking to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps in concurrence with the House of Representatives. The Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, in its report, which was considered at the plenary on Tuesday, strongly criticised the establishment of the corps. But ...

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Lagos LG elections: Ballot papers found in bus at Agege

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Some ballot papers for Saturday’s local government election in Lagos, allegedly hidden by agents of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, were discovered while the exercise was on. The ballot papers were found in one of the seven commercial buses in front of Agege LGA secretariat. They were discovered by ...

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