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CAN thanks Buhari for Obazee’s removal

Following the sack of Jim Obazee’s from his position as executive secretary of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has hailed the president’s decision. General Secretary Rev. ...

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FG suspends Corporate Governance Code

The Nigerian government has suspended a corporate governance code issued by the country’s Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, FRC. The Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechuckwu Enelamah, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday, after President Muhammadu Buhari’s ...

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Buhari has contradicted himself and has failed like Jonathan – BBOG

The leader of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Oby Ezekwesili, has described as “monumental failure” the inability of the federal government to rescue the remaining 195 Chibok girls after 1,000 days in the hands of the Boko Haram insurgents. ...

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Dangote trailer kills 15 in Zamfara crash

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Zamfara State Command, has confirmed 15 persons dead in a ghastly accident which occurred along Gusau-Tsafe road in the early hours of Sunday. The sector commander, Amos Thilizer, told the News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Spaghetti, furniture, drugs, footwear and the full list of Nigeria’s import prohibition

Not less than 25 items that have been banned from being imported into Nigeria. The Ministry of finance on Friday, circulated the list which includes soaps, spaghetti and used fridges. The ban on the items was put in place by ...

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Alison-Madueke temporarily forfeits $153.3 million to Nigeria

Sequel to an order by a Federal High Court in Lagos, former Nigerian minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, temporarily forfeited $153.3 million to the Nigerian government on Friday. The seized money, according to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ...

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BREAKING: Military rescue another Chibok girl with baby

One of the 218 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls has been found at an undisclosed location in Borno state. Sani Usman, a brigadier general and acting director army public relations identified the girl as Rakiya Abubakar, in a statement issued. “Troops of ...

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Two injured in Aso Rock as firearm goes off

A female staff member of Nigeria’s president’s office, Aso Rock, is undergoing treatment at the State House Clinic, after being injured by an accidental discharge from a gun belonging to an operative of Department of State Services, DSS. Accounts given ...

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Power generation hits 4,959 megawatts

Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI, operational report for Jan. 3, said the power sector hit a peak generation of 4,959 megawatts as against 3,321 megawatts recorded on Dec. 2.On Wednesday, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wheeled out about 3,959 megawatts ...

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Hameed Ali shakes up Custom to meet the challenges of 2017

In a bid to strengthen operations and reposition the Service to meet the challenges of the new year 2017, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 8 Assistant Comptrollers-General and 238 Deputy Comptrollers ...

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