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Prevent Snatching Of Ballot Boxes, Buhari Tells Police

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Police and other security agents to ensure that the 2019 elections do not witness snatching of ballot boxes and other crimes associated with elections. President Buhari Police uncover fake wine factory in Lagos He made the call yesterday at Wudil, Kano, while delivering …

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Benin Republic Frustrating FG’s Plan To Stop Rice Smuggling —Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has decried the abuse of the Economic Community of West African States protocol, which allows neighboring states to bring in rice into Nigeria. Lokpobiri said this while receiving the new country manager of the International Fund for Agricultural …

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Find Badeh’s Killers; Buhari, Governors Order Security Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to find the killers of the 15th Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. The president described Badeh’s killing as “very sad and unfortunate” and also, ordered them to bring the perpetrators to face the full force of the law, while …

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FG, States, LGs Share N812.8bn In November

A total of N812.762 billion has been distributed as Federal Allocation for the month of November 2018 between the Federal, States and Local Government Councils. The communiqué issued by the Technical Sub-Committee of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) at the end of its December meeting, in Abuja, indicated that …

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ASUU Strike: INEC Alleges 2019 Elections Under Threat

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has decried the lingering strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU, describing it as a threat to its preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at a one-day workshop on Gender Sensitive Reporting of Elections on Thursday …

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Buhari Commissions 15m Capacity Terminal At Abuja Airport

.Says $69.3m Required To Complete Projects President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the new Terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The new terminal designed to handle 15 million passengers in a year is the second in the series of airport terminals commissioned from the projects funded by the …

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Troops Arrest Two Female Suicide Bombers In Borno

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have apprehended two female suicide bombers at Mushemiri village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. The army said in a Twitter post that a suspected suicide bomber and her accomplice were arrested on Wednesday night while attempting to infiltrate the 222 Battalion defensive locations. …

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Senate Adjourns Till January 16

Nigerian Senate has adjourned its plenary till January 16, 2019. The motion for adjournment was moved by the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, after Thursday’s plenary. While moving the motion, Mr Lawan thanked opposition colleagues, staff of the National Assembly, journalists and others ‘who made 2018 successful’. The motion was seconded …

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Naval Sentenced 3 To Jail For ‘Stealing’ Tompolo’s Property

The Nigeria Navy has dismissed three junior officers who stole items belonging to former ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, during an operation at Mieka jetty in Warri, Delta State. Those discharged from service as announced by the Nigerian Navy on Thursday are Ekong Samuel, Elijah Igbuda Sagwada, …

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