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NNPC Dismisses Report Of Plan To Hike Pump Price As False
NNPC has described as false reports that it plans to hike the pump price of petrol. The corporation says adjustment of pump price from N141 to N145/L by it's filling stations is still within the approved price band.
U.S. Election: Clinton Edges Trump In Dixville Notch
Voters in New Hampshire hamlet, Dixville Notch, have voted for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Out of the votes cast, Clinton polled four, while Donald Trump got two votes.
CCT Trial: Saraki Lied Over Lagos Property -Witness
Prosecution Witness, Michael Wetkas, said Saraki's claim that he bought a Lagos property with proceeds of sale of rice and sugar, was false. He said they were acquired with proceeds of loans he obtained from GTB.
Kachikwu Named Among 100 Most Influential Africans In 2017
NNPC Is Wrong On Pump Price Increase – Ibe Kachikwu
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, has blasted NNPC for its recent increment in pump price at its filling stations from N141 to N145 without following due process.
Army Rescues 85 Hostages, Uncovers IED Factory In Borno
They were rescued when troops of 7 Division conducted a 'decisive' clearance operation into the remnants of Boko Haram strategic town of Chukungudu in Borno north, bordering southern Lake Chad.
Medical Tourism
Nigerians Spend $1bn On Medical Tourism – Expert
A neurosurgeon, Charles Ugwuanyi urged government to look at the reason why people go abroad for medical treatment and create similar opportunities in the country.
Covenant University School Fees Has God’s Approval – Oyedepo
Dr. David Oyedepo, the Bishop of the Living Faith Church worldwide, owners of Covenant University, has issued a warning to those criticizing the school fees charged by the school.
Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Rescues Another Chibok Girl
According to the army, the girl was discovered while troops were screening some escapees from Boko Haram terrorists’ hideout in Sambisa forest at about 6 am on Saturday.
Indicted Judges
NJC Finally Asks Indicted Judges To Step Aside
The NJC declared after a two day emergency meeting in Abuja that the judges facing allegations of corruption should stop performing judicial functions until their cases are concluded.
Kemi Adeousun
Reps Call Out Finance Minister, Others Over Bail-Out Funds
The Reps threatened to apply the full weight of the law on the three officials. It particularly singled out the D-G of the Debt Management Office for treating the issue of disbursement bail out funds with levity.
700,000 Nigerians Apply For 500 FIRS Jobs – FIRS Chairman
The Chairman of FIRS, Mr. Tunde Fowler, has said that the organisation received more than 700,000 applications from the recent job advert it placed.
Rice: Nigeria To Begin Export By 2021 – FADAMA Consultant
An international consultant of the FADAMA III Additional Financing is confident that Nigeria would begin exportation of rice in the next five years. His confidence is tied to the feat recorded in Anambra State, south-east Nigeria.
New Private Universities
FG Approves 8 New Private Universities
The new varsities are located across Nigeria. Ministry of Education had submitted a memo for FEC's approval after NUC's recommendation. The varsities will also be mentored by older ones.
Presidency Accepts Senate Decision On $29.9bn Loan
Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, said the presidency will not dispute the decision of the Senate, rather it would engage the issues raised.
Minimum Wage
FG Dialogues With Labour Over N56,000 Minimum Wage
After five months delay in negotiations, the Federal government and Officials of the organised labour will meet today to discuss modalities over the proposed N56, 000 minimum wage.
Nigerians Commend Army For Buying 50,000 Aba Boots
A cross-section of Nigerians have commended the Nigerian Army’s purchase of 50,000 pairs of boots from local shoe manufacturers in Aba, Abia State.
The arrested Boko Haram supplier
Troops Nab Boko Haram Drugs, Fuel Suppliers In Bornu
Troops on patrol have arrested two suspected collaborators of Boko Haram terrorist on Sunday in Borno. The collaborators supply the terrorists with drugs, logistics and fuel.
Boko Haram Kill Five Soldiers And Four Civilians In Borno
The Nigeria Army says suspected Boko Haram terrorists ambushed and killed five soldiers, three vigilantes and one Civilian JTF in Borno on Saturday.
My Administration Respected Freedom Of Speech -Jonathan
Former president Goodluck Jonathan who was at some point regarded as the most abused leader in the world said his administration gave freedom before and after speech.
President Buhari Condemns Missile Attack On Makkah
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s solidarity with Saudi Arabia over the botched ballistic missile that Houthi millitias targeted at the holy city of Makkah.
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