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Boko Haram: US Congress men visit Maiduguri -To assist Nigeria in fight against insurgents

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The United States of America (USA) Congress delegation has visited the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole Theater where they discussed means of assisting the Nigerian Military in fighting insurgency in the North-East of Nigeria. Speaking shortly after a closed door briefing with the Theater Commander, Major …

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Ikeja Electric promotes 97 employees

 In a practical demonstration of its commitment towards rewarding excellence, hard work and dedication, Ikeja Electric (IE), has announced the promotion of 97 employees across its Junior and Senior Staff cadres. In a statement released by the management of the Electricity Distribution Company, 34 Senior Staff and 63 Junior Staff …

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Presidency dismisses allegation that Osinbajo has been sidelined since Buhari’s return from London; Defends Abba Kyari

RE: BUHARI’S RETURN:ASO VILLA CABAL STAGES A COMEBACK, SIDELINES OSINBAJO- A RECYCLED HATE CAMPAIGN Over the past few months, some media organizations have published a stream of allegations against some persons around the President attributing them to “persistent rumors and speculations,” with no other objective but to generate hatred and …

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Rivers State: Kidnappers hijack bus with 12 passengers; Kill 3 occupants, rape ladies # Survivor narrates ordeal

CHINEDU WOSU, PORT HARCOURT Rampaging kidnappers along the East/West road in the Ndele axis, near Elele Community in Rivers State, Sunday, August 13, 2017, hijacked a bus loaded with twelve passengers travelling from Port Harcourt to Bayelsa state, killed three of the passengers and raped three girls randomly for four …

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We have confidence in your administration, Shippers tell NIMASA DG…As Dakuku assures of a safer maritime domain

The Shipping Association of Nigeria (SAN) has expressed confidence in the transformation strides in the maritime sector by the Dr. Dakuku Peterside led Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). The Chairman of the Association, Mr. Val Usifoh who made this disclosure during a courtesy visit to …

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South East/South South Governors slam Federal Govt.; Decry dilapidated federal roads; non-functional air, sea ports; Lack of rail services; Minimal federal presence except Police

Governors of the South East and South South States of the country have decried the deplorable state of federal infrastructure in the two zones of the country, and restated their resolve to work together to advance the interest of the people of the area. In a communique at the end …

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Anambra APC guber primary: Senator Nwobodo congratulates Nwoye; Urges defeated aspirants to close ranks

Chairman, Anambra State Gubernatorial Election Planning and Strategy Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Jim Nwobodo, has congratulated the winner of the party’s governorship primary, Dr. Tony Nwoye on his victory. In a statement released on Sunday, Senator Nwobodo lauded the free, fair and transparent nature of the …

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Lagos ready to emerge hub for tourism, entertainment in Africa – Ambode …Says sector key to State’s economic growth, youth empowerment

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said the State is more than ready to take the driving seat for the development of Tourism, Arts and Entertainment in Africa. Governor Ambode, who spoke on a programme on Ben TV, United Kingdom, as a prelude to the ongoing Notting Hill …

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N’ East: Renewed Boko Haram attacks fuelled by economic sabotage, says anti-terrorism group

The renewed hostility by Boko Haram terrorists in the North East is being masterminded by economic motivations of crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin and not religious philosophy, according to an anti-terrorism organisation, Nigerian Coalition Against Terrorism (NCAT). The National Coordinator of NCAT, Gabriel Onoja, said that the religious inclination of …

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JAMB replies critics, says controversy over cut-off marks unnecessary …Insists it’s misleading to say VCs reject cut-off marks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has described as unnecessary the controversies over the reduction of cut-off marks for 2017 admission exercise into tertiary institutions by stakeholders at its policy meeting. Rather than criticisms, JAMB said Nigerians should be concerned about how to address the flight of citizens to …

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Rivers East Senatorial District: Governor Wike says APC would have tackled Judiciary

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared  that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress  (APC) only launches  campaign of calumny against the Judiciary when they  lose cases, but applaud them each  time they emerge victorious.  The governor  also stated  that the  outcome of the litigation  on the Rivers …

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Reality Show: Ambode, Osinbajo host EON Executives in Lagos, Abuja

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, will between August 28 and 29 2017 host executives of EON Reality Incorporated in Lagos as the organisation sets to collaborate with the state government towards establishing the second of its institution in Nigeria, after an earlier one in South Africa.  Lagos State has been identified as potential host of IDC hub for the …

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