Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

Ex-Health Minister, UNFPA boss, Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

Nigeria’s former Health Minister, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead ...

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Medical trip: I met Buhari in London, president to return before June 11 —Kalu, ex-Abia governor

Former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday, said President Buhari would be returning to Nigeria before June 11 and urged Nigerians to desist from spreading messages of hate and division ...

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Double registration: Gov. Bello’s name disappears from INEC register

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello’s name has disappeared from the voters register after being accused of double registration ...

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Fed Govt to prosecute fake news peddlers

The Federal Government says that it will expose those behind fake news in the country and bring them to justice ...

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Appointments: Nepotism allegations against Osinbajo untrue, unfair – Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Legal Matters, Dr Bilkisu Saidu has dismissed recent nepotism charges credited to a faceless Social Media contributor using the name Ismaila Farouk from Zamfara State regarding ...

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Senate to meet with CBN over high interest rates

Senate President Bukola Saraki has promised that the Senate will look into the high interest rates charged by banks in the country ...

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Nigerian govt laments increase in homosexuality, decline in social values

The Federal Government says social values have disintegrated, adding that Nigerian youths have embraced same sex marriage. The government said some youths had even staged ...

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FG condemns London terror attacks

The Federal Government on Sunday condemned the deadly terrorist attacks on Central London Bridge and the Borough market in “the strongest terms” and voiced its deep condolence to the relatives and victims of the attack ...

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Don’t use force against Biafran agitators – Shehu Sani advises FG

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District on Sunday in Kano, cautioned the Federal Government against using military force to silence Biafran agitators. Rather ...

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Telecom operators highlight threats to FG broadband agenda …ask NCC to rescue industry

Tier II telecoms operators in Nigeria have drawn attention to the difficulties that are threatening to cripple their operations with the attendant effect of derailing ...

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