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Saraki orders review of NASS security

Chairman of the National Assembly and President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has directed a review of all security arrangements in the National Assembly to keep the institution abreast of the current challenges in the country, especially now that the Boko Haram insurgency has receded. According to the …

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NNPC kick-starts retail outlets expansion project …To build new fuel station in every Senatorial District …As Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano Govs pledge support

In a deft move designed to ensure efficient distribution and country-wide penetration of petroleum products, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced nationwide consultation with stakeholders aimed at drumming support for the planned expansion of its retail outlets across the country. Under the expansion plan, NNPC is seeking to …

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Lassa fever outbreak: Lagos allays fears …Says 92 contacts of index case being followed-up …Urges high level of personal, environmental hygiene

The Lagos State Government on Saturday called on residents to remain calm over the outbreak of Lassa fever, just as it assured that it is doing everything possible to curtail the spread of the virus in the State. Addressing journalists at the Alausa Secretariat, on the first case of the …

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Airtel CEO, Ogunsanya, calls for collaboration to uplift the less privileged; at premiere of Airtel’s Touching Lives, Season 2

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has called on Nigerians, including corporate organisations, government and NGOs, to join efforts in humanitarian causes to support the less privileged. Mr. Ogunsanya made this call Friday at the premiere of Season 2 of Airtel’s revolutionary CSR …

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Panic in the military as Buhari orders probe of former Chief of Defence Staff, other top military officers (see full list)

On the recommendation of the committee established to audit the procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces and Defence sector from 2007 to 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to carry out further investigation into the misconduct established against the following …

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Governor Ugwuanyi’s intervention in child’s ailment yields dividend

A motherless child, Master Uchechukwu Nwachukwu who had undergone surgery, financed by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, for a brain ailment called conjenitus hydrocephalus, has been discharged from Memfy’s Neurosurgery Hospital Enugu. Briefing the press shortly before the discharge of the child, the state’s commissioner for health Dr. Samuel …

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Ex-President Jonathan canvasses support for Nigeria, Africa at Hope Global Forums

Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has canvassed continued support for Nigeria and Africa’s economic progress through trade and investment at the Hope Global Forums in the United States. Delivering the opening remarks at the event which is discussing Emerging Africa: Beyond the Headlines, on Friday, January 15, 2016, …

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