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FG Eliminates 30,000 Ghost Officers from Nigeria Police…

The Federal Government has eliminated 30,000 ghost officers from Nigeria Police payroll. Presidency sources revealed that the police payroll had the names of about 370, 000 officers, as well as rank and file. However, two weeks ago, when the police was brought on the Integrated Personnel Payroll System, IPPIS, platform, …

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Federal Government Shares 1.9 Trillion Naira Among States…

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS DISCLOSED THAT IT HAS SO FAR SHARED 1.9 TRILLION AMONG STATES AS SUPPORT FROM THE PARIS CLUB REFUND THE VICE PRESIDENT, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO MADE THE DISCLOSURE IN HIS ADDRESS AT THE ON-GOING FOURTH EDITION OF THE OGUN INVESTORS FORUM IN ABEOKUTA. PROFESSOR OSINBAJO SAID THAT …

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Osun Assembly to Intervene in Correcting Double Taxation…

THE STATE OF OSUN HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY HAS ASSURED OF POSITIVE INTERVENTION THAT WOULD PUT AN END TO DOUBLE TAXATION AS WELL AS OTHER CHALLENGES FACING CHARCOAL DEALERS IN THE STATE. CHAIRMAN HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION, HON. AJIBOLA AKINLOYE GAVE THE ASSURANCE WHILE SPEAKING AT A MEETING WITH …

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INEC Speaks on NASS Re-Ordering of 2019 Election Timetable…

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to National Assembly’s re-ordering of 2019 elections time-table. National Commissioner of the commission, South-East, Prof. Ibeanu Okechukwu, spoke while inaugurating Information Communication Technology/Continuous Voter Registration training centre in Enugu on Friday. He stated that the electoral body was not involved in anyway. …

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Community Protests 8-year Power Outage in Oyo…

Over 100 residents of Lalupon community in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo state, on Thursday protested against the Federal Government, the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Oyo State government and the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over eight years of power outage in their …

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Russia to Expel UK Diplomats as Crisis Over Nerve Toxin Attack Deepens…

Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack involving a military-grade nerve agent on English soil. After the first known offensive use of such a …

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Evans Gave Me 50% Discount on Ransom…

One of the victims of alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), on Friday told a Lagos judge how his family received 50 per cent discount on ransom from his abductors last year. Donatus Dunu, the last victim before the alleged kidnappers were arrested, while giving evidence before …

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Herdsmen Invasion: Ebonyi Community Deserted, Over 30 Houses Razed…

Enyanwu Igwe village in Igbeagu community, Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State, has been reportedly deserted following the killings and destruction of properties by Fulani herdsmen. Recall that herdsmen invaded Enyanwu Igwe village on Monday, killing four persons and destroyed economic trees and other properties worth millions of naira. …

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Many Feared Dead as Yoruba, Hausa Youths Clash in Lagos…

Some persons were feared killed as Yoruba and Hausa youths clashed at Gida Panli, Kotomola, in the Ojota New Garage area of Lagos State. Punch Newspaper reports that the clash broke out on Thursday after a Hausa youth reportedly beat up his Yoruba counterpart over a misunderstanding . Some area …

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Ifeanyi Ubah Declares Interest to Run in 2019…

Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Friday, formally declared his intention to contest the Anambra South Senatorial District election in 2019. Ubah disclosed that he would run on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The businesman spoke when he visited the party’s state Chairman, …

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