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 FG Declares Dec. 24, 25, 28 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Dec. 24, Dec.25 and Dec. 28 public holidays to mark Eid el-Maulud, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, respectively. The Minister of the Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, …

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Buhari Presents N6.8 Trillion Budget

President Muhammad Buhari has presented a budget totaling N6.08 trillion for the fiscal year 2016. Buhari presented the budget this morning before a joint session of the National Assembly. In the budget, capital expenditure takes N1.8 trillion, marking a significant over 300 per cent increment from the 2015 vote of …

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Full Text Of The Roadmap For Nigeria’s Solid Minerals Ministry By Dr. Kayode Fayemi

Good morning ladies and gentlemen. The core purpose of our gathering today is acquaint you with some of the emerging strategic priorities and plans of the Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals Development for accelerating and scaling up the role of solid minerals in Nigeria’s economy. I speak today on behalf …

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Buhari Dissolves NDDC Board, Appoints Semenitari As Acting MD

President Muhammed Buhari has dissolved the board of directors of Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) and appointed Ibim Semenitari as acting Managing Director of the commission. Semenitari was the immediate past commissioner of information in Rivers State under the administration of former governor Rotimi Ameachi.

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Tribune sacks Reporter, Suspends Editor Over Fake Itse Sagay Interview

The Nigerian Tribune, has sacked a Senior Reporter, Olakunle Timothy Taiwo, over a concocted interview with constitutional lawyer, Itse Sagay. The newspaper also the Editor, Sunday Tribune on indefinite suspension. In the interview Taiwo had claimed that Sagay berated President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. A statement by the management of …

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Why We Allow Passenger To Disembark With Ladder- Aero Contractors

The Aero Contractors Nigeria Limited said it had begun investigation into the circumstances that led to the use of ladder  by passengers to disembark from its aircraft   at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi State, on Saturday. The video of the incident went viral on the internet, attracting condemnation and …

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Ambode To Transform Ebute-Meta

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday unveiled plans to transform Ebute-Meta into a tourist haven by establishing a recreation park on the stretch of land overlooking the lagoon, adjacent to the Adekunle axis of the Third Mainland Bridge. The Governor, who said this during the commissioning of Ipaja-Ayobo …

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President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday in Abuja that his administration was taking urgent and appropriate actions to restore order, due process and probity to the procurement processes of the nation’s Armed Forces. Speaking at a meeting with the British Secretary of State for Defence, Mr. Michael Fallon, President Buhari lamented …

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Arms Deal: Court Grants Dasuki, Yuguda Bail

A federal high court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki and others bail. Justice Peter Afem granted Dasuki and others bail on the condition of providing N250 million bond each and surety in like sum Others granted bail alongside Dasuki are: ; former …

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Government Jacks Up Electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity regulatory Commission(NERC) has approved an increase in electricity tariffs. This means that Nigerians will pay more for electricity. In a statement released by the commission, said the fixed charges have been removed and consumers would only pay for what they consume. “Although, the new tariff regimes comes …

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