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Senate finally admits buying bullet proof SUV

The Senate on Tuesday admitted that it bought a bullet proof Range Rover Sports Utility Vehicle ( SUV ) as had been reported in the media. Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity Sen. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi told newsmen in ...

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El-Rufai completes 100 low cost houses

The first 100 houses constructed under the Public Private Partnership initiated by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i for low income earners in Kaduna State have been completed. The News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] reports that the ”Affordable Housing Scheme” was inaugurated by ...

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VIDEO: Dino dances to victory, petitions DSS against Sowore

Following Monday’s confirmation by the Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, that Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye graduated from the institution, the lawmaker released a video to taunt his critics, vowing that they will suffer irreparably. In the ...

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How convicted ex-governor used fraudulent prison letter to secure bail – Official

The letter used by the convicted former Adamawa governor, Bala Ngilari, to secure bail is fraudulent, an official has said. The letter, which supposedly confirmed Mr. Ngilari’s bad health situation, was the major one he presented to a Yola High ...

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Fire at INEC headquarters harmed no one – Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said no life or sensitive materials was lost at the fire outbreak that occurred at the commission headquarters on Monday in Abuja. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, Director of Voter education and Publicity, said this in an ...

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3-storey building collapses in Anambra

An uncompleted twin three-storey hotel at Nkwo-Eziudo market along the Ogidi-Abatete road, Ogidi near Onitsha has collapsed with no case of death or injuries reported. Residents of the area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the ...

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2 dead, 40 hospitalised after drinking stream water

As revealed by the Cross River state Commissioner for Health, Dr Inyang Asibong, two persons have been confirmed dead and some 40 others hospitalised after drinking from a stream suspected to have been poisoned. The victims were reported to have ...

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Buhari makes U-turn, delegates defence minister to visit Sambisa

Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship holding in Sambisa forest on Monday. Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, disclosed this on Saturday. David Ahmad, chief of training and operations ...

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We have received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers – FG

The ministry of finance says it has so far received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers, on cases bordering on embezzlement of government funds, looting of assets, contract inflation, among others. In a statement signed by Festus Akanbi, special adviser, media to Kemi ...

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Transcorp Power Positively Impacts Host Community

On the 13th of March 2017, Transcorp Power Limited commissioned a 115MW gas turbine to much fanfare. This commissioning is one of three milestones the GENCO intends to achieve in order to increase the power plants total generating capacity to ...

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