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Nigeria About to Witness Dawn of Abundance, Osinbajo Declares at Budget Signing

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed confidence that the 2017 Budget will deliver positive economic growth and prosperity that will wipe away the bleakness of recession and usher in the dawn of abundance. Speaking, on Monday, at the signing of the 2017 appropriation bill into law at the presidential villa, Abuja, Osinbajo declared that the…

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Boko Haram Terrorists Now Pretend to be Epileptic & Then Detonate Bombs, Says Adamawa Gov’t

The Adamawa State Government has released a statement warning the populace on the tactics employed by the terrorist group Boko Haram to attack their victims. The statement was released at a press conference in Yola on Sunday by the Adamawa State Commissioner of Information, Ahmad Sajoh. He said the terrorists now pretend to be epileptic or suffering from severe…

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Viral Bank Robbery Video: Hero Policeman to Receive Post-Humous Promotion

The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike has said that the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris has approved post-humous promotion of Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko and his colleague Sergeant Sunday Agbo, who died during a shootout with armed robbers at a bank in Owerri last February. Sergeant Iboko’s exploits and bravery are documented in a CCTV video of the incident which went viral…

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Acting President Osinbajo Signs #Budget2017

  Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into law. Osinbajo made the announcement via Twitter on Monday. The event was attended by leaders of the National Assembly, Senate President Bukola Saraki, House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, as well as members of the Federal Executive Council. The National Assembly on May 11, passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill,…

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Ahiara Diocese: “Obey Your Bishops or Risk Being Suspended”, Pope Francis Tells Nigerian Priests

Following the refusal of some priests to accept Peter Ebere Okpaleke who was appointed the Bishop of Ahiara Diocese in Imo State by the then pontiff Benedict XVI, Pope Francis has said that all priests involved would be “ispo facto suspended” in a month if they do not obey. According to NAN, Bishop Okpaleke, of Anambra origin had been rejected…

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Presidency Denies Waiting for Buhari’s Return as Deadline for Assent of 2017 Budget Approaches

The presidency has denied any report that claimed the 2017 budget has not been assented to because it was subtly waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to return from his trip to the United Kingdom. According to the presidency, the rumours were spurious since Buhari transmitted full presidential powers to the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on…

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“Negotiations With Labour for New Minimum Wage to Commence Soon” – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has stated that negotiations concerning the increase of the set national minimum wage will begin this month when the 29-member tripartite committee begins operation. The Minister disclosed this while speaking with reporters at the ongoing 106th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland. However, he…

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US Government to Train 16 EFCC Staff on Effective Communication

Sixteen staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), would be trained in the art of effective communication, as part of efforts by the United States Government, to assist the anti-graft agency in taking its anti-corruption crusade to the grassroots. At the formal launch of the project tagged, “Effective Communication and Public Relations for Nigeria…

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