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EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament
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EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 17, 2017 French Front National (National Front – FN) far-right party's President, European MP and presidential candidate for the 2017 election Marine Le Pen (L) takes part in a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. A top EU […]

Osinbajo stresses need for dispute resolution mechanism
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Osinbajo stresses need for dispute resolution mechanism

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo PHOTO: NOVO ISIORO Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stressed the need for a strong and effective dispute resolution mechanism for economic growth and investment in Africa.Osinbajo, represented by Senior Special Adviser to the President on Trade and Investment, Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, said this yesterday in his […]

Ganduje absolves Kano pilgrims of alleged crimes in Saudi Arabia
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Ganduje absolves Kano pilgrims of alleged crimes in Saudi Arabia

Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje • Says deported persons not Nigerians Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, denied the alleged involvement of Kano pilgrims in crimes in Saudi Arabia.He made this known when he visited a construction site at the Saudi consulate in Kano. Ganduje challenged the indictment by Saudi authorities, insisting […]

Ekweremadu accuses presidency of persecuting opposition
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Ekweremadu accuses presidency of persecuting opposition

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government of allegedly persecuting opposition leaders and the leadership of National Assembly for political reasons ahead of the 2019 general elections. Ekweremadu, who said this in Akure yesterday, alleged that the […]

Dangote launches N2bn ready-made village in Northeast
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Dangote launches N2bn ready-made village in Northeast

Borno State Deputy Governor, Usman Mamman Durkwa (left); Governor Kashim Shettima; Managing Director, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou; Chairman/Founder, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Trustee, Halima Dangote and Borno State Commissioner for Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, Professor Babagana Umara, during the launch of Internally Diplaced Persons (IDPs) village in Maiduguri. […]

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Sani seeks national honour for Yar’Adua, Saro Wiwa, Ubani, others

• Wants Abiola declared winner of 1993 poll The Senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani, has said that the declaration June 12 as new Democracy Day and posthumous honour for the late Chief Moshood Abiola can only be acceptable if other pro-democracy activists who died for the struggle are regarded […]

Doctor dies, others slump over non-payment of salaries in Kogi hospital
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Doctor dies, others slump over non-payment of salaries in Kogi hospital

Yahaya Bello. Photo: Twitter/lugardhouse It’s sacrifice for heroes of Biafra struggle, says group Tragedy struck at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital (KSSH) in Lokoja yesterday, as members of staff were confronted with the death of Head, Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Chukwudibe Rosemary. There was confusion as another doctor, Idris […]

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Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos

There is confusion regarding the actual employers of the 300 street sweepers’ supervisors that were recently sacked in Lagos State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.Environmental Utility firm, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions Ltd (VSS) told NAN on Sunday in Lagos that the supervisors were employed for the Lagos State Government, […]

Saraki, others visit Russia on parliamentary diplomacy today
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Saraki, others visit Russia on parliamentary diplomacy today

Senate President Bukola Saraki The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will today lead a Senate delegation on a three-day parliamentary visit to Russia.According to a statement issued yesterday by Saraki’s media team, the visit is aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries. Saraki, […]

Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran
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Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran

Gonen Segev. PHOTO: Arutz Sheva A former Israeli government minister who once admitted to trying to smuggle ecstasy tablets has been charged with spying for Iran, Israeli security officials said on Monday. The Shin Bet domestic security agency said former energy minister Gonen Segev was charged on Friday with “offences […]