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Bureau de change operators pledge support for IDPs

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Tuesday, pledged to assist in reducing the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons...

Senate to pass anti-hate speech, jungle justice bills to law soon...

As the 8th Senate lays out its agenda for the next 22-months, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that due...

OPEC Secretary General visits Buhari in London

The Secretary General to OPEC, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has visited Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in London at the residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner...

EFCC on the heels of University VCs

Fast losing their time-honoured identity as citadels of learning, many of the country’s universities have found new uniqueness in corruption, Punchng writes.One of such...

U.N. relationship with Nigeria ‘intact’ despite army raid

United Nations' relationship with Nigeria is intact, a U.N. official said on Saturday, despite a military raid on a compound belonging to the international...

Nigeria to end drug sale in open market

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Saturday said the Federal Government was determined to stop the sale of drugs in open markets...

PHOTO: Buhari feels ready to return, awaiting doctor’s permission

President Muhammadu Buhari said he feels ready to return to the country after being on medical leave in Britain, and he is waiting now...

FCT shakes as pro and anti Buhari protester clashes

Two rival groups of protesters have confronted each other on the streets of the Federal Capital Territory over President Muhammadu Buhari’s continued absence front...

98 aides to Saraki faces job loss

Office of the Senate President on Thursday said the sacking of aides to Senator Bukola Saraki is for efficiency. It said the exercise was...

Lagos State Govt to host 1st Nigeria beer festival

In a calculated effort at stimulating its economic and tourism potentials, the Lagos State government is set to host the maiden edition of Nigeria...

21 new Permanent Secretaries appointed in the feds. service

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of...

3 arraigned for defrauding Lagos Speaker of ₦9.2m using his Facebook...

The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti, Yaba, of the Lagos State Police Command has arraigned three men before a Federal High...