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Buhari Praises Jonathan Over Peaceful Transition In Nigeria During Africa Union Summit Address

President Muhammadu Buhari has again acknowledged the role played by former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan in mid wifing a peaceful and successful transition programme in the country. He said this on Sunday in his address to the Africa Union Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. “I cannot fail to acknowledge the very positive role played by…

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International Journalist Zain Verjee To Attend 2nd Women In Journalism Conference Holding In Lagos

 All is set for the 2nd edition Women in Journalism Conference (WiJ2015), the yearly global gathering of women journalists and media professionals, scheduled to hold at the Muson Centre in Lagos on Thursday July 2, 2015. Themed “Truth and Objectivity in the Digital Age,” the 2015 Conference boasts of a retinue of speakers and panelists,…

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NNPC Failed To Remit $11.6bn In LNG Revenue To State Treasury, Says NEITI

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has failed to remit $11.6bn in dividends, loan and interest repayments earned through exports from the Bonny LNG plant, an audit conducted by the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has revealed. NEITI said late Tuesday that the audit examined transactions from 1999-2012. It said in a statement that…

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Former Niger State Governor Ordered To Refund N 2.9 Billion

Babangida-Mu’azu-Aliyu   The Niger State Government has directed the immediate past governor, Mr. Babangida Mu’azu  Aliyu, to refund N2.9 billion to the state’s treasury, accusing the governor of illegally approving the sum to himself and members of his government as loan on the eve of his departure from office. A statement by Dr. Ibrahim Dooba,…

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Nemesis Catches Up With Three Female Suicide Bombers As Bomb Accidentally Explode

Nemesis caught up with three female suicide bombers, Tuesday, in the Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State as they were consumed in the explosion triggered by the accidental detonation of the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies on their way to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on a suicide mission. The state…

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Senate Leadership Tussle: Lawan Faction To That Elected Saraki

 Senator Ahmed Lawan   Senator Ahmed Lawan led-faction of senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have hinted that they will file a lawsuit to challenge the process that elected Senator Bukola Saraki as President of the Senate. In a press briefing on Wednesday, the senators who were absent at Tuesday’s…

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Tinubu’s Wife Remi Refuses To Shake Hands With Saraki After Her Swearing-In

Senators who stayed away from Tuesday’s inauguration of the national assembly have finally been sworn in by the new senate president, Bukola Saraki. According to TheCable.ng, there was drama when Remi, wife of Bola Tinubu, refused to shake hands with Saraki after her swearing-in on Wednesday morning, leaving his hand hanging and muttering some words…

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Controversial Kashamu Performs His First Legislative Duty By Casting Vote In The Senate Election

Controversial Buruji Kashamu of Ogun east senatorial district on Tuesday attended the inauguration of the 8th assembly. He performed his first legislative duty by participating in the election of the deputy senate president. As he stepped forward to cast his vote, his colleagues cheered and clapped for him, while cameraman jostled to take photos of…

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