Category Archives: Breaking

If Investigated, Many Heads Will Roll – Judge Threatens National Hospital Over Metuh

A Federal High Court in Abuja has rebuked the National Hospital, Abuja, for transferring the treatment of the former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to a Lagos hospital. Justice Okon Abang criticised the hospital when he ruled in an application for adjournment brought by Mr. Metuh’s Counsel, Emeka Etaiba, in Abuja on…

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Pro-Biafra Killings: The Military Acted Within The Extant Rules Of Engagement – Nigerian Army Replies Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army has rejected a report by Amnesty International accusing Nigerian troops of killing at least 17 unarmed pro-Biafra supporters in south eastern states of the country. Amnesty International said it conducted extensive research on the attacks and could confirm 17 killings, but said the number could be as high as 50. In a…

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Government Agencies Will Be Relocated To Buildings Seized From Looters – FG

The Federal Government has announced its intention to relocate some of its offices into buildings recovered from alleged looters as a way of reducing the money spent on rent, THE WILL reports. The government had stated that 183 buildings are among assets recovered from past government officials. Detail from the ministry of information show that…

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INEC Employs Ex-Corps Member Who Lost His Sight In An Accident While On Election Duties

  The Independent National Electoral Commission today revealed that they had offered automatic employment to an ex-corps member who lost his sight in a road accident while serving as an ad hoc staff during the 2011 elections. The young man, Daniel Oluwatobi who served in Yobe State was given his employment letter by INEC Chairman,…

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FG To Cut 2016 Budget

  Following indications that the 2016 budget would not be fully implemented, the Federal government has opted to reduce total budgetary spending on 2016 capital expenditure plan, reports Vanguard. According to Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, who gave this indication in London while addressing international investors, this decision was favoured against an option of…

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We Have Doctors Capable Of Handling President Buhari’s Health Challenge – NMA

The president of the Nigeria Medical Association, Mike Ogrima, has debunked claims that Nigerian doctors could not treat President Muhammadu Buhari, prompting him to seek medical attention abroad, reports Premium Times. Recall President Buhari had departed Nigeria on Monday for a 10-day vacation during which he will see an E.N.T specialist for a persistent ear…

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Ramadan: Muslim Rights Group Rejects New NYSC Date For Batch A

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has rejected the June 13 date fixed for the National Youth Service Corps 2016/17 Batch A (Stream II) orientation course. In a statement Thursday, the group said the date coincided with Muslim corps members’ Ramadan fasting. “It is illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional for NYSC to hold camp at a time…

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I’m Not Overwhelmed Running 3 Key Infrastructure Ministries – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said on Thursday in Abuja that he was not overwhelmed running the affairs of the three key infrastructure-providing ministries. The minister stated this at the inaugural “Buharimeter Town Hall Meeting, organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development. The Ministries of Power; Works; Housing and Urban…

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