Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

Turkish Airlines orders 60 new Airbus, Boeing aircraft

Turkish Airlines, on Monday, announced that it has decided to purchase 50 firm and 10 optional aircraft. According to the airline, six of these will ...

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RedAce, Ambode, others walk to end sexual, domestic violence

In support of the continuous war against domestic and sexual violence in Lagos state by the Lagos State Domestic Violence Response Team (DSVRT), Nigeria’s foremost ...

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World Cup: Nigerians won’t accept failure – Gov. Wike tells NFF

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advised the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to intensify  preparations for the World Cup as Nigerians ...

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Nigerian judge, Eboe-Osuji, becomes President of International Criminal Court

The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sitting in a plenary session, elected Nigerian Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji as President of the Court for a ...

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Alcoholic beverages, tobacco to cost more as FG approves new excise duty rates

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an amendment to the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco with effect from Monday, 4th June, 2018 ...

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South-East governors to connect states with ring road

Governors of the South-East states have resolved to construct a ring road that will connect the five states in the geopolitical zone ...

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Senate confirms N13.5m monthly running cost for senators

The Senate yesterday confirmed that each senator collects N13.5m monthly as running cost in addition to N750,000 monthly salary/allowances ...

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Ekweremadu denies calling for military coup

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has denied calling for military intervention in the affairs of Nigeria ...

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Gov. Bello sacks Kogi cabinet, reverses self few minutes later

There was confusion in Kogi State on Sunday as Governor Yahaya Bello  allegedly ordered the sacking of his commissioners and the 21 local governments’ administrators. ...

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Economy: External reserves hit $46bn – CBN

The nation’s external reserves hit $46bn on Friday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) disclosed in a statement on Friday. The CBN said the latest ...

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