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Security meeting didn’t discuss fate of service chiefs – National Security Adviser

THE National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, has denied that Thursday’s meeting of the National Security Council discussed the fate of the country’s service...

Oil prices rise beyond Nigeria’s 2020 budget benchmark as Iran, Trump trade threats

OIL prices rose a further two per cent on Monday, pushing Brent above 70 dollars a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran...

Sokoto officials arrested for diverting workers’ salaries

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, says it has arrested Abdullahi Sa’idu, the Director-General of Sokoto Marshall Agency, over alleged...
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Normal activities resume at ports after union suspends strike

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says normal port activities had resumed following the suspension of a three-day strike by Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria...

Farmers-herdsmen clashes: FG begins setting up pilot settlements in 12 states

THE federal government says it has started establishing settlements for herdsmen across the nation. Mohammadu Umar, permanent secretary in the ministry of agriculture and rural...

Court restrains Ganduje from acting on alleged corruption against Sanusi

A FEDERAL High Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday granted an order restraining Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and the State Public Complaints and...
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FULL SPEECH: Buhari’s assurances, remarks at Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the...

Federal government declares Wednesday, June 12, public holiday

THE Federal Government on Monday declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate Nigeria’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior,...

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AfDB approves African Pharmaceutical Foundation, aims to close $14bn annual import gaps

THE Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology...

Many feared dead as Army, residents clash in Cross Rivers

MANY people are feared dead following a clash between troops of the Nigerian Army and residents of Nko and...

Why I didn’t implement 2014 CONFAB report – Jonathan

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has said the limited time between the period the 2014 National Conference (CONFAB) Report was submitted to...

ASUU: Nationwide protest looms as group laments prolonged strike

SAVE Public Education Group (SPEG) has threatened to mobilise students for a nationwide protest over the prolonged strike by...

Nigeria begins new tax regime for tobacco products

THE NIGERIAN government has started the implementation of a new tax regime for tobacco products in a bid to...
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