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Reps advise private marketers to sell petrol at government approved price

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The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has called on private marketers of petrol to sell at the government-regulated price. The Chairman of the committee, Rep. Raphael Igbokwe, made the call during an oversight ...

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CBN bullion van hits Gov Amosun’s convoy, Governor arrests the “reckless” driver

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state on Thursday escaped death in an auto accident caused by a reckless bullion van driver working for the Central Bank of Nigeria. The accident happened at the Ibafo axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The ...

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Customs reconstitutes management, appoints DCGs

The Nigeria Customs Service has reconstituted its management and announced some key appointments to rejig the service for effectiveness and better efficiency. The Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, said on Wednesday in Abuja, the service has appointed four Acting ...

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PHOTOS: Ag. President Osinbajo holds private meeting with ex-VP Sambo

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo on Wednesday paid a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and both held private discussions. Sambo said the visit was a usual familiarisation. He added that “I have come to visit Mr Vice President and ...

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Senate approves harmonized Agricultural Credit and Guarantee Scheme Bill

The Senate on Wednesday approved the harmonised version of the Agricultural Credit and Guarantee Scheme (Amendment) Bill, 2017. This followed the consideration of report of the Conference Committee on the bill, which was passed by the Senate and the House ...

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Fashola addresses power challenge, says “what the DisCos did not tell the public”

Nigeria’s Minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday, lambasted the DisCos over their inability to meet the electricity needs of consumers. Speaking in Plateau state during a monthly meeting of stakeholders in the power sector, Fashola told ...

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Nnamdi Kanu’s father to FG: Withdraw all charges against Kanu in the interest of peace

Israel Kanu, traditional ruler of Isiama Afaraukwu in Umuahia, says no inducement can stop Nnamdi Kanu, his son, from demanding an independent state of Biafra. He appealed to the federal government to withdraw the charges against his son and leader ...

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FRESH: Freed Chibok girls arrive presidential villa to meet Buhari, Journalists barred

The 82 Chibok school girls freed from Boko Haram captivity have arrived at the presidential villa to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. The girls who underwent medical checkup at the Department of State Services (DSS) clinic in Aso Rock, also met ...

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Federal Government secures release of 82 Chibok girls

Nigeria has secured the release of 82 more Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants more than three years ago. The girls, according to government sources, were released on Saturday after negotiation with the militants. This brings to 103 the ...

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Ikoyi Money: EFCC reveals owner of Ikoyi flat, Seeks permanent forfeiture of money

The apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, where $43.5million was found in April, was bought for N360million by a company owned by Folashade Oke, wife of the suspended director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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