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NLC Protest Against N97 Petrol Price

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on wednesday said that it has started mobilising its relevant organs, civil society groups, organisations and professional bodies against plans by the Federal Government to revert the pump price of petrol to N97 from next year. This followed media reports quoting the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, as […]

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Dec. 25, 26, Jan. 1 are holidays

The Federal Government last night declared December 25 and 26 as public holidays to mark Christmas. New Year’s Day January 1, 2016 has also been declared a public holiday.

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Mohammed Asks CCA On Diversification

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) to scale up its investment promotions in Nigeria to facilitate more investments in the country by CCA member-companies. He said that was important at a time the government is working hard to develop other sectors of the economy. “Your […]

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Presidency Rejects N750, 000-A-Man For Eaglets

A much lower proposal of 150,000 Naira per player of the victorious Golden Eaglets has been tabled by the sports ministry after a proposal of 750,000 Naira-a-player was rejected by the Presidency as “too much.” The Federal Government, according to africanFootball, has rejected an initial proposal by the sports ministry to reward the Eaglets after […]

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Dokpesi Leaves Detention‎ After Three Days In Kuje Prison

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, finally left detention on Wednesday after spending three days in Kuje prison in Abuja, where a Federal High Court in Abuja remanded him pending when he would meet the N400m bail conditions ‎granted him with respect to N2.1bn fraud charges preferred against him ‎This was confirmed by his lawyer in a text […]

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America Restates Support On war Against Boko Haram

The American government said it is exploring every avenue in backing the federal government to win the war against terrorism in Nigeria. The American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James F. Entwistle, gave this assurance yesterday, during an interaction with Journalists after delivering a speech on wildlife conservation at the American Corner in Calabar. Entwistle said […]

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Obama Appoints 34-Year-Old Nigerian As Deputy National Security Adviser

US President Barack Obama has appointed a 34-year-old Nigerian, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo as his deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. Adeyemo holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and another degree from Yale Law School. Adeyemo, who served in top roles at the Treasury Department to succeed Caroline Atkinson, has served […]

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Buhari To NASS: On 2016 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on today write to the National Assembly, seeking permission to present the 2016 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the Senate and House Representatives on December 22. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi, disclosed this while briefing reporters in Abuja. Sabi said the Senate considered […]

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Siasia Dedicates Victory To Mother, Buhari

The coach of the Under-23 team, Samson Siasia, has dedicated the team’s victory at the Senegal 2015 Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations to his mother Beauty Siasia and President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigeria beat Algeria 2-1 in the final in Dakar, after qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics. In an interview with Brila FM on Monday, […]

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Appeal Court Sacks Gov Wike Of Rivers

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Wednesday upheld the verdict of the Rivers State governorship election petition tribunal which nullified the victory of Nyesom Wike in the April 11 governorship election in the state. The court’s three-man panel led by Justice M.B. Dongban-Mensem, ruled that Wike’s election did not conform with the Electoral Act. The […]

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MASSOB: S’East Leaders Sponsoring Protests To Frustrate Buhari – NEF

The Deputy National Leader of the Northern Elders Forum known to be Dr. Paul Unongo, has made it known that the South-East leaders are sponsoring pro-Biafran protests in order to frustrate President Muhammadu Buhari. Dr. Unongo said it was saddening that the Igbo leaders had not learnt from the debilitating consequences of the civil war […]

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Castaway Who Survived 15 Months At Sea Accused Of Eating Colleague

Salvador Alvarenga, who survived for 438 days adrift at sea, is now being sued by his fellow fisherman’s family amid accusations that he ate Ezequiel Cordoba’s corpse, The Telegraph report A fisherman who stunned the world by surviving 15 months lost at sea is being sued for $1 million (£650,000) by the family of his […]

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