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N800bn subsidy debts: Oil marketers seek FG quick settlement
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N800bn subsidy debts: Oil marketers seek FG quick settlement

[FILE PHOTO] Oil Oil marketers on Sunday appealed to Federal Government to effect quick payment of its outstanding N800 billion subsidy debts. The marketers, under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), made the appeal in a joint interactive […]

Nigeria may become desert, NCF warns
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Nigeria may become desert, NCF warns

[files] Photo PHOTO: google.com/search Nigeria is losing about a half kilometre of its land mass annually to desert encroachment and time is of essence before the entire country becomes a desert. The Director-General of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr Muktari Aminu-Kano, raised the alarm in Lagos on Sunday. He made […]

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Group berates Buhari for labelling advocates of restructuring

• Calls For Postponement Of 2019 Elections Lower Niger Congress (LNC) and its Movement for New Nigeria (MNN) Alliance Partners have pronounced as unfortunate President Muhammadu Buhari’s condescending haughtiness in describing protagonists of restructuring as lazy and clueless. Buhari, while addressing Nigerians resident in France on the sidelines of the […]

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Presidential, NASS campaigns begin Sunday-INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Sunday lift ban on campaign for 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections slated for Feb. 16, 2019 A statement by Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, INEC Director Of Voter Education and Publicity, on Saturday in Abuja said that political parties who fielded candidates for […]

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Soldiers caught on camera shooting, beating up traders in Lagos

Officials of the Nigerian Army on Saturday were caught on camera  shooting sporadically and assaulting traders at CMS area of Lagos Island. Eyewitnesses alleged some persons in the area had earlier ganged up to beat up an military officer which spurred a retaliation from the soldiers. “Soldiers stormed CMS shooting […]

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John Abayomi denies ownership of Instablog9ja, threatens to sue Linda Ikeji

John Abayomi, Online Editor for Punch newspapers, has threatened a lawsuit against the publisher of Linda Ikeji blog, Linda Ikeji, for publishing false and malicious story about him. Abayomi through his lawyer, Falana and Falana’s Chambers claimed that the publication with the headline, ‘LIB Exclusive: Meet the owner of Instablog9ja-John […]

Minister reiterates FG’s commitment to secure nation’s airports
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Minister reiterates FG’s commitment to secure nation’s airports

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports for efficient air transportation in Nigeria. Sirika gave the assurance on Friday in Abuja when the Managing […]

Oyeyemi wants solution for road traffic crashes
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Oyeyemi wants solution for road traffic crashes

Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged stakeholders to enunciate decisive actions that will reduce road traffic crashes in the country. He made the call at a news briefing to commemorate the 2018 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims […]

Osinbajo raises concern over threat of robots, AI
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Osinbajo raises concern over threat of robots, AI

[FILE PHOTO] Vice Prseident Yemi Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has raised concern over the growing threat posed to humans by the deployment of robots and artificial intelligence in work places. Osinbajo stated this at the Closing Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations and Annual Conference of the Chartered Institute […]

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Ganduje to receive African Value Award

Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje will today, Friday be presented the Africa Value Award for “effective leadership and economic empowerment”. The award is scheduled to hold in Abuja, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo named as the special guest of honor. The organisers of the award said it was established to recognise […]

Magu cautions Bureau de Change operators against excesses of politicians
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Magu cautions Bureau de Change operators against excesses of politicians

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu has cautioned Bureau de Change (BDC) operators in the country against aiding corrupt practices of some politicians. Magu made this known at a meeting with the Association […]

Reps raise alarm over $300m shipping companies debt to FG
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Reps raise alarm over $300m shipping companies debt to FG

PHOTO: Tonye Bakare The House of Representatives on Thursday raised alarm over how indigenous shipping companies are shortchanging the Federal government of revenue to the tune of over 300 million dollars. House committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration, investigating allegations of non remittance and ill practices by the shipping […]