Daily Archives: June 15, 2017

Jubilation as Enugu traders endorse Gov. Ugwuanyi for second term

Traders in Enugu State under the auspices of Enugu State Amalgamated Market Traders Association (ESAMATA) on Thursday unanimously endorsed the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi ...

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Saraki’s CCT acquittal: SERAP seeks UN-backed commission against impunity in Nigeria

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has stated that, “the acquittal yesterday of the Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal ...

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Economic recession: Inflation rate drops from 17.24% to 16.25% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the index dropping from 17.24 per cent in ...

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Quit notice: Wars start with words, says Osinbajo as South-East leaders meet Actg. Pres.

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday warned those who have been engaging in hate speeches across ethnic lines in all parts of the country to always take into consideration that wars sometimes start with words ...

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Senate demands 2014 Confab Report from presidency

The Senate, on Wednesday, directed the federal government to urgently adopt and send to the National Assembly the report of the 2014 National Conference organized by the former President Goodluck Jonathan administration ...

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Presidency kicks as CCT discharges, acquits Saraki

The Presidency, on Wednesday, described as outrageous and travesty of justice the acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, which upheld the no-case submission of the Senate President ...

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19 governors owe teachers’ salaries

No fewer than 19 states in the federation owe teachers in public primary and secondary schools several months of accumulative salary arrears, the teachers’ union has revealed ...

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Reps opt for military squad to stop killer herdsmen

The House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to set up a joint military-police task force to confront “rampaging” herdsmen, who are killing and ...

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FG arraigns five over importation of 661 pump-action rifles

The Federal Government on Wednesday arraigned five men for allegedly importing 661 pump-action rifles into the country without lawful authority. The accused were arraigned before ...

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FEC approves $188.807m, N8.576bn for road, power, port projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved $188.807 million and N8.576 billion for some road, power and port projects ...

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