Daily Archives: March 5, 2019

PDP, Atiku ask tribunal to compel INEC to release election materials for inspection

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, filed an application seeking an order ...

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Chelsea appeal FIFA transfer ban

FIFA on Tuesday confirmed it has received Chelsea’s appeal against their transfer ban, though no decision has been taken on freezing the sanction during the ...

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US Senate to block Trump national emergency after Republican defections

The US Congress is set to hand President Donald Trump yet another embarrassing defeat as the opponents of his national emergency declaration are said to ...

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NNPC recovers N771m assets from marketers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has recovered assets worth over N771 million from some marketers who under-paid for petroleum products supplied to ...

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BREAKING: CBN bans importation of textile materials

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday added textile to the list of 42 items ineligible for officially sourced forex. At a meeting with ...

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Gov. Amosun reinstates Ogun NLC Chairman 

The Ogun State government has reinstated the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Akeem Ambali, barely 28 months after he was fired. The  ...

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Elections: Pres. Buhari meets Service Chiefs in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari and service chiefs have begun another meeting in Abuja. The closed-door meeting is taking place at the Presidential Villa. Security plans for ...

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AITEO clarifies Nigeria’s pipeline fire incident

Press statement On 2 March 2019, a suspected explosion occurred in the Niger Delta, within the vicinity of Nembe Creek Well 7, behind Mile 1 ...

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3Line commits to financial inclusion agenda for unbanked

3Line Card Management an innovative fintech company is set to launch ‘SUSUBYU’: a digital saving product modelled on the traditional informal thrift savings in the ...

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Herdsmen kill 16 farmers in Benue

Sixteen people were reportedly killed by suspected armed herdsmen in an attack on Agage community of Gwer West Local Government Area in Benue State ...

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