Monthly Archives: August 2017

kidnap kingpin, Evans, pleads guilty as court remands suspect, four others in Kirikiri prison

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans and five others were on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court in Lagos ...

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ASUU Strike: FEC appoints Osinbajo as chief negotiator

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has assigned Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to henceforth chair the concluding part of the ongoing negotiation between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities ...

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Social media: We don’t have power to arrest hate campaigners – Military

The Defence authorities have denied the claim that the military is monitoring hate campaigners with the aim of arresting them, saying it does not have the powers to arrest Nigerians for such infraction ...

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Nigerian govt holds hundreds in secret facilities – Amnesty International …it’s not true, says Fed Govt

Hundreds of people are being held in secret detention in Nigeria, Amnesty International said, yesterday, at an event to mark the International Day of the Disappeared ...

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FG approves $5.79bn for Mambilla power project

The Federal Government yesterday approved the contract of the Mambilla hydro power plant at a cost of $5.792 billion. The project consists of engineering and ...

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South-East governors, Nnamdi Kanu hold peace talks in closed-door meeting

Rising from the closed-door crucial meeting between the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Prince Nnamdi Kanu and the South East Governors Forum under the leadership of Gov David Umahi in Government House ...

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FirstBank drives humanitarian support for Sierra Leone mudslide victims

First Bank of Nigeria Limited and its subsidiaries as part of its commitment to drive the sustainable development of the communities in which it does ...

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Diamond Bank reiterates support for SMEs

Diamond Bank Plc  has reiterated its support for Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, in the country, while listing the qualities entrepreneurs must possess to succeed ...

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Heritage Bank, NatnudO partner on food security

The menace of food insecurity currently prevailing Nigeria may soon become part of history as Heritage Bank Plc has disclosed that it is supporting NatnudO ...

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Libya deports another 139 Nigerians

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said another batch of 139 deportees arrived the country from Libya on Tuesday. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the South-West spokesman, ...

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