Daily Archives: March 17, 2017

Malabu oil deal: Obasanjo is the father of corruption, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has launched scathing attacks on former President Olusegun Obasanjo for attempting to extricate himself from the web of $1.09 billion Malabu oil deal ...

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Recession: Pay salaries, pensions with Paris Club funds – Buhari tells governors

President Muhammadu Buhari told state governors on Thursday that their priority when they receive the second tranche of Paris loan refund should be to pay salaries, pensions and gratuities ...

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Senate rejection: Magu can serve indefinitely in acting capacity – Presidential committee

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to remove the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ...

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Health scare: FG sets up panel to probe Fanta, Sprite contents

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has set up a panel of experts to investigate the controversies surrounding the level of benzoic and ascorbic acid in the soft drinks ...

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Protesters storm National Assembly over killer herdsmen

Angry protesters from Benue and Nasarawa states, on Thursday, shut down the National Assembly for several hours protesting against the incessant killings of their kinsmen by the Fulani herdsmen ...

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Ali: Return next Wednesday in uniform – Senate again directs Customs boss

The Senate has asked the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), to come back on Wednesday in uniform. The lawmakers ...

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Engineers raise alarm over Owerri flyover

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has raised concern over the integrity of an intersection bridge otherwise called flyover being constructed by ...

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PDP crisis: Makarfi gives condition for political solution

The Chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has given a new condition to be met before the ...

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Seized £9.7m: Court remands ex-NNPC boss Yakubu in Kuje Prison

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday remanded ‎ a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Andrew Yakubu, ...

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Forex: CBN offers, receives bids for $100m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has offered and received bids for $100 million from authorized dealers in the interbank market to meet the requests ...

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