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Let us express our concerns with caution, Osinbajo tells Nigerians

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has again assured Nigerians that the Buhari administration is not deaf to grievances in parts of the country, disclosing that the government will address them, while urging that such grievances be expressed with grace. This emerged from the Highlights of the series of consultations the Acting President called to interact with leaders from the North, Southeast ...

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Insecurity: Niger Gov canvasses Constitutional Role for Traditional Institutions

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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has advocated a constitutional amendment that will accord more responsibilities to the traditional institution in order to stem down the rising wave of security challenges in the country. Apparently expressing concern over the increasing wave of security challenges in the country, the governor said the security agencies should synergize more among themselves and ...

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Boko Haram: UNIMAID seeks N2.8bn from FG to erect fence

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Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima on Monday assessed different scenes of multiple suicide attacks in the eastern part of University of Maiduguri following which he approved the immediate release of N50m for ongoing digging of trenches behind the University which covers 27 kilometres, through which Boko Haram insurgents have been accessing the school from a forein the dead of the ...

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AFRICMIL hails reinstatement of sacked whistleblower at Foreign Ministry

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The Africa Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL), a civil society organisation working on building support for the whistle-blower policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has expressed delight at the news of the reinstatement of a sacked whistleblower at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ntia Thompson. Mr. Thompson, an Assistant Director in the Servicom Unit of the ...

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BREAKING: House on The Rock Church on Fire

House on the Rock Church in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is on fire. The church is located close to the National Stadium, on the Umar Musa Yar’Adua Way (Airport road). The fire was said to have started after the Sunday Service. It was gathered that Fire Service personnel have managed to put out the fire. Prompt News Online learnt ...

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Platform Petroleum Donates Building to UNN Geology Department

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LAGOS – On Wednesday June 28, 2017, the Geology department of the University of Nigeria Nsukka will take possession of a brand new and ultra-modern building courtesy Platform Petroleum. Platform Petroleum Limited is donating the new building to the university in honour of Austin Avuru, their Advisor and Pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer who graduated from the Geology Department of ...

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Buhari Greets Muslims At Eid-el Fitri

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims and Christians on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr, urging all citizens to resolve to live in peace and avoid making reckless statements. The message reads thus: “I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast. My greetings to all ...

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Budget 2017: Fashola Should Stop Lying – Senate

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The Senate has cautioned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, to stop spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget as the legislators worked to ensure equity across the country on all new and outstanding projects. In a statement by its spokesperson, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate noted that Mr. Fashola did not give members of the public full ...

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ICPC Has Powers to Investigate Anybody in Nigeria, Court Affirms

The Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos, presided over by Hon. Justice Rilwan Aikawa has affirmed the powers of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate allegations of corrupt practices made against any person or authority in Nigeria, even if the allegations arose in civil disputes. This was a fall-out of the ruling of the judge ...

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