Daily Archives: March 21, 2017

Senate moves to stop tribal marks as Bill passes second reading

A Bill for an Act to provide for the Prohibition of Facial Mutilation, Offences, Prosecution and Punishment of Offenders on Tuesday passed second reading ...

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CAF President, Ahmad steps down as Madagascar Senate Leader

Newly-elected Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Ahmad Ahmad, has stepped down as Vice-President of the Madagascar Senate. Ahmad, who is also the Madagascar Football ...

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Saraki has no hand in seized Range Rover – Aide

The Special Adviser to President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Media and Publicity, on Tuesday said allegations linking Saraki to car seized by ...

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Uniform saga: I’ll not honour senate summons Wednesday – Customs boss

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Mr. Hamid Ali has written a letter to the National Assembly ...

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U.S imposes electronics ban on flights from 10 airports …U.K mulls similar ban

Airlines flying directly from eight countries in the Middle East and Africa to the U.S. must prevent passengers from carrying almost all types of electronic ...

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Senate probes SUV, certificate allegations against Saraki, Melaye

The Senate, on Tuesday, decided to investigate the allegation that an armoured Range Rover car said to worth N298m ...

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CBN retains benchmark lending rate at 14%

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 14 per cent ...

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EU holds Brexit summit April 29

The 27 leaders of the European Union (EU) will meet on April 29 to agree their negotiating lines for Brexit talks after London sends in ...

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Court grants ex-NNPC boss, Yakubu, N300m bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail to a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Andrew Yakubu, in the sum of N300m ...

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Police recover body of doctor in Third Mainland Bridge tragedy

A body suspected to be the corpse of a medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who jumped into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge ...

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