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Boko Haram: US Donates Armor-Protected Vehicles Worth $11m To Nigerian Army

To fulfil its promise of assisting Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency, the United States will today, donate 24 mine-resistant and armor-protected vehicles to the Nigerian Army.   The vehicles, which are valued at $11m, would be handed over to the military authorities at the Nigerian Army 9th Brigade Parade Ground, Ikeja Army…

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NERC Maintains Stance On Electricity Tariff Increase, To Implement February 1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has gone against the advice of the House of Representatives by insisting that the new electricity tariffs will come into effect from February 1, 2016. It also announced that the power distribution companies had one year from now to provide meters for all their customers and stop issuing estimated…

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Buhari Swears In New Head Of Civil Service, 5 Facts About Her!

Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita was today, officially sworn in as the Head of Civil Service. President Buhari administered the oath of office before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting at the villa in Abuja, today. The 51-year-old who’s been operating in acting capacity till her official swearing was brought in last year as replacement…

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N4.7 Billion Cars For The Senate, A Necessary Expenditure – Ekwerenmadu

The Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekwerenmadu, has defended plans by the senate to purchase N4.7 Billion Naira worth of vehicles for Senate Committees, describing it as “a necessary expenditure.” Ekwerenmadu, during the presentation of about 100 tertiary scholarship awards to students, powered by Senator Athan Achonu in Imo State, linked the huge cost of…

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Christine Lagarde Impressed With Buhari’s Government! Meets With Adeosun, Udoma, Amaechi & Fashola

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde has said that she is impressed with President Muhammadu Buhari government’s response to challenge of sustained, low oil prices. Lagarde, who is in the country on a four-day working visit, reportedly said this during a closed-door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, according to…

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Currying Favour? DAAR Communications Sends Buhari A Gigantic Season’s Greeting Card

DAAR Communications, owners of AIT & Raypower FM who were notably on President Muhammadu Buhari’s case during the campaign period and whose Emeritus Chairman was recently arrested by EFCC for alleged money laundering, yesterday presented President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with a giant season’s greeting card. The DAAR Communications team which consisted of…

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Emefiele, Adeosun Receive IMF Managing Director, Lagarde In Abuja

Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Finance Minister, Ms. Kemi Adeosun, Monday received Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who is visiting Nigeria to engage with policy makers and other stakeholders. The Nigerian officials were accompanied to the airport by other top officials. According to reports by THEWILL, Lagarde is…

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