Daily Archives: May 22, 2017

BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes out Modu Sheriff’s application

The Supreme Court has struck out an application by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, asking the court not to hear the appeal of Ahmed Makarfi ...

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APC has performed below expectations – Utomi, party chieftain

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof. Pat Utomi, has said the party has performed below expectations and called on the founding fathers to reform it to correct some of its lapses ...

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Almajiri: Street begging by children unIslamic, says Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, said on Sunday that street begging by children has no basis in Islam and challenged those engaging in the act to find other means of earning a living ...

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Okorocha rallies Southerners: Let’s export education to the North

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has called for partnership with the North, in order to export education to the region, in exchange for farmers. ...

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SGF, NIA probe: Babachir, Oke remain suspended – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal; and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, remained suspended ...

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FG commits to implementation of new executive orders

The federal government will drive the new executive orders signed last week vigorously in its determination to significantly transform the business environment and how government business is done in the country ...

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JAMB to review CCTV footages to uncover exam cheats

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will watch recordings of proceedings in its Closed Circuit Camera Televisions (CCTVs) during the just-concluded Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination ...

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Supreme Court hears PDP leadership appeal today

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff,  has said the Supreme Court should not hear an appeal filed by ...

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WannaCry: NITDA declares Nigeria free of ransomware attack

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says Nigeria is free from the “WannaCry” ransomware attack  but called for sustained security from stakeholders to forestall ...

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MAN seeks CBN to reduce lending rate

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to drop the lending rate from 14 per cent to ...

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