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NLC kicks against relocation of AFRICOM to Nigeria

The Nigeria Labour Congress has kicked against the appeal by the Federal Government for the relocation of the United States African Command from Stuggart Germany to Africa, saying it will be counter-productive. President of the NLC Ayuba Wabba stated this ...

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Why CBN sacked First Bank Chair Awosika, Otudeko, others

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given reasons it wielded the big stick on Chairman of First Bank Plc  Mrs. Ibukun Awosika and Chairman of FBN Holdings, Mr. Oba Otudeko. Some members on the bank’s Board of Directors (BoD) were ...

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Akpabio blames security threat on politics

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said that Nigeria’s current security challenge has a political undertone. Akpabio disclosed this in Abuja at the APC National Secretariat on Thursday. “I think most of the problems are politically motivated. “So, ...

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Baba Ijesha: FG insist on maximum sentence for actor

The rape case involving  Baba Ijesha has gotten the attention of Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa. In the past few days, heated arguments have ensued between entertainers in Nigeria as they expressed divergent views on ...

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NUJ condemns assault on Rivers journalists

Rivers State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has condemned the attack on some journalists by persons suspected to be hoodlums. The Union in a statement signed by the State Chairman, Stanley Job Stanley and Secretary, Ike Wigodo ...

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N32.4 billion palliatives: Senate Committee quizzes Sadiya Umar Farouq over spending

Senate Committee on Special Duties on Thursday grilled the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq on how the sum of N32.4 billion allocated to her office for palliative in the heat of COVID – 19 ...

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US to prioritise visa applications for Nigerian students

United States Mission in Nigeria has promised to prioritise visa applications for students who hope to resume academic studies in the states by September 2021. This was contained in a statement signed by the US Mission Country Consular Coordinator, Susan ...

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PDP: NEC passes vote of confidence on Secondus, NWC

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. The committee at the end of its 91st emergency meeting in Abuja threw its weight ...

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Alleged N10bn scam: Secondus sues Afegbua, demands N1bn, retraction

Following  allegation of financial fraud to the tune of N10billion levelled against the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP), Prince Uche Secondus by Kassim Afegbua, the PDP boss has  demanded a retraction of the story and payment of ...

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Insecurity: Nigeria on Life support-Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, says Nigeria is on life support following the large scale intractable insecurity situation that has overwhelmed the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government. The governor made the assertion during a ‘Thank You’ visit ...

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