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Constitution Amendment: View the Complete List of 32 Amendments by the Nigerian Senate

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday amended sections of the constitution listed for amendment in the Fourth Constitution alteration bill. Below are the 32 new amendments made by the legislators at the upper chamber of the National Assembly: Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Fourth Alteration) Bill, No. 1, 2017 (Composition of Members of the…

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Osinbajo Orders Buratai & Abubakar to Relocate to Maiduguri Over Boko Haram Insurgency

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered Tukur Buratai, Chief of Army staff and Sadique Abubakar, Chief of Air staff, to relocate to Maiduguri, Borno state capital, with immediate effect. This directive came after an emergency security meeting Osinbajo had with all the Security Service Chiefs on Thursday at the State House in Abuja. Apart from…

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Obama Reveals His Interest in FC Barcelona

Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu, met with former President of the United States, Barack Obama, at half-time of the Catalan club’s International Champions Cup 1-0 win against Manchester United on Wednesday. Obama was present as a special guest at the FedEx Field, in the United States, to witness Barca win their second successive match in which…

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8 Confirmed Dead in Lagos Island Building Collapse

The South-West spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, has disclosed that eight lives were lost, even as 15 persons have so far been rescued from a building collapse that happened in Lagos. The caving-in of the building took place on Tuesday at Tokunbo, off Odunfa Road, Carrena/Martins Street, Lagos Island.…

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EFCC Quizzes MDs of Forte Oil, Oando, Total & Others, “Recovers” N329bn

An interrogation of the managing directors of nine major oil companies, including Forte Oil, Oando and Total by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has led to the recovery of a N328.9bn debt diverted by the major oil marketers in connivance with NNPC and PPMC leadership. The other companies whose bosses were quizzed are:…

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Just In! Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Swears in New Ministers| Photos!

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has today, sworn-in two new ministers. The ministers Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State were sworn-in during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting at the Council Chamber, State House, Abuja.   See photos below: Photo Credit: Sesan Adeboyejo Leave your views in the comment box below.…

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“Pioneers, Innovators & the Brave New World”! Olusola Momoh, Toun Okewale-Sonaiya, Others Awarded at WIJAfrica

Tomi Owope, Lami Tumaka, Anthea Garman PhD, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Judith Okonkwo Women in Journalism Africa, the yearly gathering of leading African women in the media has held the fourth edition of its conference in Lagos. With the theme, “Pioneers, Innovators and the Brave New World,” the 2017 edition of the program saw wide ranging discussions…

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Photo News: Acting President Osinbajo Hosts Outgoing Spain Ambassador Sebastian de Erice

  H.E. Alfonso Barnuevo Sebastian de Erice, outgoing Ambassador of Spain, H.E. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama The outgoing Ambassador of Spain, H.E. Alfonso Barnuevo Sebastian de Erice paid a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN in his office, State House The visit which served as…

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Visit to Buhari: Fayose Was Left Out by Governors not FG – Presidency

The Presidency has exonerated itself from the selection of the seven governors that were chosen to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying that the selection was handled by the governors forum. Briefing State House Correspondents on the visit of seven governors to Buhari, led by the Chairman of Governors Forum and Zamfara State Governor,…

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