Author Archives: The Citizen

Punch reporter’s expulsion: I warned Nigerians Buhari would always be a dictator – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the expulsion of State House Correspondent, Olalekan Adetayo, from the Presidential Villa, Abuja, describing it as “sign of what is to come from a dictatorial government ...

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Breaking: IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, regains freedom

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail to the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on health grounds ...

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FG holds national confab in June

The Federal Government says it will hold a national conference to discuss and proffer solutions to farmers/herdsmen clashes currently ravaging the country ...

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Fed Govt begins talks with illegal crude oil refiners

The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had commenced discussions with illegal refiners of crude oil in order to have them work as duly recognised modular refinery operators ...

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Security force intercepts three female suicide bombers in Maiduguri

Three female suicide bombers were on Monday intercepted in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, the state police commissioner, Damian Chukwu said ...

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Presidency recalls Punch reporter to Aso Villa

The Presidency has recalled the Correspondent of Punch Newspapers, Olalekan Adetayo, attached to the State House, Abuja, barely 10 hours after his expulsion from the beat. ...

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Anti-graft war frustrates Nigerian elite – Presidency

The Presidency said on Monday that the nation's elite were attacking President Muhammadu Buhari in the media because they were frustrated by the ongoing anti-graft war ...

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Soludo unveils strategies for Nigeria to exit recession

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on Monday highlighted steps the Federal Government needed to return the country ...

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CAC now registers companies in 48 hours

The Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, has reduced the days required for registration of new businesses in Nigeria from 10 to 2. There is also now ...

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FirstBank stimulates economic diversification through support for Nigerian creative industry

First Bank of Nigeria Limited under the auspices of its First@arts initiative has thrown its weight behind the Nigeria Entertainment Conference 2017, as part of ...

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