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Sultan announces September 1 as Sallah

 Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar ,111, has declared September 1, 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir day. Abubakar, who is the Chairman, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, made the declaration, following the sighting of the new moon of Zulhijja, on Tuesday ...

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N513bn spent on debt servicing in 2017 — NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has expressed concern over Nigeria’s level of indebtedness, declaring that the country’s debt in relation to revenues have reached critical levels. NEITI, in its latest Quarterly Review, published on Sunday which focused on ...

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Nine perish in Lagos boat mishap

Lagos State Government has confirmed that nine persons died in a boat mishap which occurred on Sunday in Ilashe area of the state. According to a  statement by the Managing Director of Lagos State Waterways Authority, Engr. Abisola Kamson, the ...

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Mitee sues FG over neglect of East West Road

Renowned environmental activist and former president of the  Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Barr. Ledum Mitee, has dragged the Federal Government before a Port Harcourt Federal High Court, over the deplorable state of the East West Road, ...

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INEC inaugurates committee on e-voting system

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has inaugurated a 20-member Inter-Agency Technical Committee to assess a newly-developed e-voting system. The commission in a statement issued by its Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, on Thursday in Abuja revealed ...

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