Monthly Archives: June 2017

Medical trip: Why presidential jet remains with Buhari in London – FG

The Presidency on Thursday said the retention of the Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001, in London where President Muhammadu Buhari is currently receiving medical attention was borne out protocol, national security, diplomacy ...

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Osinbajo gives 9-month deadline to tax evaders

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has offered nine months’ grace period to tax payers to regularise their tax status or face criminal prosecution for tax offences ...

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Kidnap kingpin, Evans, files fresh suit against police, seeks N300m in damages

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, has again dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over his alleged illegal detention ...

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Kanu’s threat over Anambra polls provocative, misleading, unproductive – Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex-Igbo socio-cultural organization Thursday took a swipe on the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) for allegedly ordering that the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State ...

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State govts get mandates to build prisons

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday agreed that states capable of building prisons should do so, in collaboration with the private sector ...

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Melaye: Constituents file suit to stop INEC recall process

The Concerned Kogi Registered Voters (CKRV) numbering 18, have filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Abuja, seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from commencing verification of signatures ...

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Presidency appoints 14 INEC RECs

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The ...

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Rivers Tribunal sacks Senator Sekibo

The Rivers State Elections Petition Tribunal has sacked George Thompson Sekibo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Rivers East and has declared Andrew Uchendu ...

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Investors over-subscribe Nigeria’s Diaspora Bond by 130%

Nigeria’s ambitious drive to raise funds through its nationals abroad has fetched it a whopping $300 million realised through its first Diaspora Bond, which had ...

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MasterCard extends applications for Start Path programme

As MasterCard announces the latest wave of start-ups joining its global Start Path programme at Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen on Wednesday, the company is simultaneously ...

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