Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

Breaking: Resume or resign protest turns sour as police tear gas groups

The daily sit-out protest embarked upon by some groups demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari resumes or resigns if incapable of continuing his duties as president ...

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NNPC owes oil firms N2tn in cash call —GMD

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has put the cash call arrears owed oil companies for the development of joint venture assets at $6.6bn ...

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Call for Buhari’s return or resignation, assault on Constitution –Presidency

The Presidency on Monday described the call by some protesters for ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to return to the country or resign as an irrational assault on the nation’s constitution ...

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Atiku asks FG to arrest those behind trending anti-Igbo song

A former Vice-President and Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged the Federal Government to fish out those behind a song disparaging people of Igbo extraction and ensure ...

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Diezani loses Banana Tower, $2.7m to Federal Govt

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos Monday ordered permanent forfeiture to the Federal Government of a $37.5m skyscrapper on the highbrow Banana Island, Lagos, belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources ...

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Southern leaders invite North to re-negotiate Nigeria

Southern leaders yesterday invited their colleagues from the North to renegotiate Nigeria, saying the country was approaching a terminal crisis from which it cannot recover unless it is restructured along the paths of the 1963 ...

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Anambra church shooting: Police arrest suspects

The Anambra state Police Command has said that it has arrested suspects involved in the early Sunday morning killing of worshippers at St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu ...

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Paris Club Refund: Court freezes bank accounts of Abia, Cross River, Delta states

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the freezing of the Paris-London Club Refund bank accounts of Abia, Cross River, and Delta states ...

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South Africa MPs to vote in secret on Zuma no-confidence motion

South African MPs will vote in secret on a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, the parliament’s speaker has announced. Baleka Mbete ...

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FG gives Julius Berger, others June 2018 deadline to complete Itapke-Ajaokuta-Warri rail project

The federal government has given till June 2018 to various companies handling the Itapke-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail line to get the job done in order to resume ...

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