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U.S to invest over $600m in Nigeria in 2016, return billions of dollars of looted funds – Kerry; I’ll critically review budget passed by NASS before assenting – Buhari

United States Secretary of State, John Kerry has ssured that his country will invest more than $600 million in Nigeria this year. He disclosed this during the opening session of the U.S.A – Nigeria Bi-National Commission meeting. The delegation from Nigeria was headed by Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyema, flanked …

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Rivers Rerun: PDP worries over non-release of election results by INEC; alleges favouritism

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over the non-release of outstanding results of the March 19 Rivers State and National Assembly rerun elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In the results so far declared by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Aniedi Ikoiwak, the PDP …

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Chibok girls not missing –Fayose insists

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, Wednesday, declared that no pupil was abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Over 200 pupils of the school were reportedly abducted in 2014 by the terror group. The governor said the report was politically motivated to influence public opinion …

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13 sacked VCs will not be recalled despite Buhari’s apology – FG reaffirms

Federal Government, Wednesday, reaffirmed its earlier position over the dismissal of 13 Vice Chancellors of some government-owned tertiary institutions, including the dissolution of their Governing Councils, insisting the affected officers will not be recalled despite the public apology tendered by President Muhammadu Buhari over their matter. It would be recalled …

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Braithwaite paid his dues, deserves to be celebrated – Gov. Ambode assures late politician’s family

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the family of late elder statesman and legal luminary, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, saying that his contributions to the emancipation of the masses and constitutional development in Nigeria would remain indelible. Governor Ambode, who visited the family House …

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Nigerian Air Force, Innoson formally sign MoU for fighter jets’ spare parts production + CNN story on Innoson

Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an indigenous vehicle manufacturing firm, the Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company, for research and production of spare parts for its fighter jets. According to NAF, the agreement is geared towards ensuring that aerial battles against the Islamic fundamentalists were …

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