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APC urges patience, promises better days

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari's administration as it will deliver the much expected dividends of democracy.

Given the assurance is the national chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun, at a media parley with journalist [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Police warn public against fake recruitment

The police have alerted members of the public, particularly job seekers, to be wary of fraudsters who engage in fake police recruitment exercise on the social media.

Police Public Relations Officer, Acting Commissioner of Police, Ms. Olabisi Kolawole, in a statement on Friday said, ‘It ha [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Abuja lawyer petitions Daura over siege to office by DSS

An Abuja based lawyer, Sayo Odumosu, has petitioned the Director General of the Department of State Security, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura, over the alleged vandalization of his law office and seizure of his property by personnel the Service in an operation that lasted for several hours.

Odumosu in the [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Kwara Assembly probes substitution of indigene slots into army

The Kwara House of Assembly has directed a probe of the substitution of indigene slots for non-indigenes into the Nigerian Army.

The House made the call in its resolution after a motion on the alleged substitution of the names of Kwara indigenes for non-indigenes into the army.

Hon. Ahme [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


World Bank’s prescription for Nigeria as oil price plunges

The World Bank Group has said Nigeria could have successfully withstand the global oil price crash, if decisive measures were taken to end subsidy payment on petroleum products by the federal government.

The bank in its ‘Nigeria Economic Report No. 3’, released last week, said the $ [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


FG moves to end fuel scarcity with subsidy payment

The lingering fuel scarcity that had threatened most parts of the economy may soon be resolved as the federal government, last week, announced N407 billion subsidy payment to oil marketers.

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had in a statement announced the payment, disclosing that a total [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


FG to provide 30million litre of milk to pupils

About 30 million Nigerian children will be provided with a litre of milk a day, under the school feeding programme for primary and secondary, the federal government has hinted.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, who said the move is aimed at tackling the problem of [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


NEITI: Poor synergy hampers growth of solid mineral sector

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has expressed worries over what it describes as the lack of proper synergy amongst government agencies in tracking the country’s revenues from exported solid minerals.

NEITI observed that the Ministry of Mines and Steel Dev [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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