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Electoral reform: Buhari gets 6th chance as National Assembly transmits amended bill

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has a sixth opportunity to implement electoral reforms in the country after the National Assembly transmitted the amended Electoral Act...

Behold Nigerian presidential hopefuls with hanging corruption petitions, cases

SOME POLITICIANS who have declared their intention to contest the 2023 presidential election are linked to corruption cases or allegations, checks by The ICIR...

Soaring inflation, pressure force Nigerian govt to suspend subsidy removal

CONCERNS over soaring inflation in the country and intense pressure from Nigerians have forced the Federal Government to suspend plans to remove fuel subsidy. Minister...
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Obasanjo insists he won’t return to PDP despite party pressure

A FORMER Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, on January 22, informed a delegation of leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he would not...

Borno Police arrest 51 suspects, recover fake military official stamp

THE Borno State Police say  they have arrested 51 suspects and recovered fake official stamps of the Nigerian military and Police Force. Commissioner of Police...

Abdulsalami warns against fuel price hike as NEC proposes N302 per litre

AMID concerns that the Nigerian government is considering a National Economic Council (NEC) committee report that recommended hiking the pump price of premium motor...
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At last, APC fixes date for national convention but venue is uncertain

THE NATIONAL convention of Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been fixed for February 26. Chairman of the party's Caretaker Extraordinary Convention...

Under Buhari’s watch, FG agencies paid staff N132.5bn unapproved allowances in 2019

WORKERS in 20 ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of the Nigerian Federal Government received irregular payments and unapproved allowances amounting to N132.5 billion in...

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Buhari okays Seplat’s buy of ExxonMobil’s Nigeria unit

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has okayed and granted consent to Seplat’s acquisition of ExxonMobil’s Nigerian unit.  The presidency confirmed this development...

State pardon: Ex-govs Dariye, Nyame released from prison

FORMER governors of Plateau and Taraba states, Joshua Dariye and Jolly Nyame, were released from prison on Monday. Their release...

CWG 2022: Nigerian female athletes outperform male colleagues

AS the Commonwealth Games ends, Nigerian female athletes have outperformed their male colleagues by clinching all of the country's...

Okada riders embark on violent protest over raid by FCT task force

COMMERCIAL motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, on Monday embarked on a violent protest over the confiscation of motorcycles...

2023: Court sets September 7 to hear certificate forgery suit against Tinubu

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed September 7 to hear a suit seeking to stop presidential...
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