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Scores Killed, Hostages Rescued As Troops Clear Out Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

  The Nigerian Army yesterday, Tuesday 28th June 2016, said troops of 121 Task Force Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade, accompanied by a large number of Civilian JTF from Gwoza, embarked on a very aggressive patrol that dislodged remnants Boko Haram terrorists hibernating at Ngoshe and Gava villages, located close to Gwoza on the mountainous…

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Lagos To Take Centre Stage At Toronto International Film Festival – Commissioner

The Lagos State Government on Monday said that the state’s tourism and entertainment potential would be showcased at the 2016 Edition of Toronto International Film Festival. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde said this at a news conference in Ikeja. He addressed newsmen alongside his counterpart in Tourism, Arts and Culture,…

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We’re Working Hard To Restructure Nigeria’s Battered Economy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is working very hard to restructure the Nigerian economy, battered by several years of mismanagement. A statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said Buhari stated this in Abuja on Monday while receiving the Chief Global CEO of Unilever, Mr Paul Polman.…

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We’ll Improve On Voter Education Ahead Of 2019 General Elections – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it would adopt strategic measures that would boost voter education in the country, ahead of 2019 general elections. INEC’s Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, stated this in Abuja in an interview with newsmen at the sidelines of opening of a three-day workshop…

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Buhari Is Nobody’s Stooge – Presidency Replies Saraki

The Presidency has dismissed insinuation by Senate President Bukola Saraki that President Muhammadu Buhari was operating “a government within the government.’’ This contained in a statement issued by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina and issued to newsmen on Monday in Abuja. The Senate President after appearing at a High…

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Fani-Kayode, Usman, Yusuf Remanded In Prison By Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode; a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, Danjuma Yusuf and a company, Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited before Justice Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos. They were arraigned on a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, corruption and making…

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PDP Crisis Lingers! Sheriff ‘Appoints’ Party’s Deputy National Chairman

A factional national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Sheriff has appointed Cairo Ojougboh as the party’s acting deputy chairman to replace, Uche Secondus, who has since identified with the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the party. Here’s how PREMIUM TIMES reported it: Mr. Ojougboh is the immediate past national vice chairman, South-south of…

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Kachikwu Leads NNPC’s Road Show In Beijing To Attract Investments

The National Petroleum Corporation,  (NNPC) has begun a road show in the Chinese capital city of Beijing to attract investments into the nation’s oil and gas industry. According to s report by ChannelsTV, at the event on Tuesday, the Minister for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, described Nigeria as a reservoir of natural resources waiting to…

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