Author Archives: The Citizen

Buhari orders reinstatement of Gov. Obiano’s security aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reinstatement of the security aides of the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano ...

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Immigration boss revokes residence permits of expatriates in Atiku’s company, others

The Comptroller-General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede, has revoked the residence permits of the expatriate workers in six companies, including Intels Nigeria Ltd., said to belong to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar ...

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Inflation declines for consecutive months to 15.91% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the index dropping year-on-year from 15.98 per cent ...

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FG to spend N4.8bn on Presidential Villa maintenance in 2018

The Federal Government is proposing to spend  N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance  of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The budgeted amount for next ...

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Bayelsa: Politics is a useless business – Jonathan tells Gov. Dickson

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday doused speculations about a political rift between him and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State. The former President who ...

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Imo: We’re ready for probes on Zuma, Sirleaf, other statues – Okorocha

Following the recent demand by a human rights advocacy group, Socio Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) for the probe of Governor Rochas Okorocha of ...

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NCC plans 14-day grace for subscribers to roll over unused data

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to issue a directive to telecommunications operators to give 14 days’ window to subscribers to enable them roll ...

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JAMB fixes dates for sale of forms, 2018 exams

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Wednesday, set November 22, 2018, as the date it would commence sale of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, ...

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Tribunal orders fresh poll in Katsina House of Reps by-election

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Katsina, on Wednesday  nullified the May 20, 2017 by-election for the Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency of Katsina State. ...

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Dangote donates N100m mosque to FOMWAN

Dangote Foundation has donated a mosque worth N100m to the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) in Abuja. The Chief Corporate Communication Officer, ...

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