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Senator Dino Melaye Released from Police Custody…

Dino Melaye, the Kogi senator who was arrested in Abuja early Monday, has been released after a stand-off that lasted about two and a half hours, his spokesperson said. Mr Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District, was arrested by the Nigerian Immigration Service at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Monday …

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FG: “No Minister Shunned US-Nigeria Investment Forum”…

The Federal Government has denied media reports that Ministers who were invited to the US-Nigeria Investment Summit in Washington, DC, on April 19 shunned the forum. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed in a statement issued in London on Monday, said most of the Ministers who were …

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Nigeria to Fight Against Plastics by Phasing Out Plastic Bags…

The Nigerian administration has expressed its commitment to phase out the use of non-biodegradable plastics. This is on the sidelines of the 2018 Earth Day celebrations. The announcement to this effect was made by Ibrahim Jibril, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Environment. According to him, the country’s government plans to …

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Zimbabwe Sacks 16,000 Striking Nurses…

Zimbabwe on Wednesday sacked 16,000 striking nurses, as the new government sought to keep a lid on labour unrest in the build-up to the first elections since the fall of Robert Mugabe. Vice President Constantino Chiwenga accused the nurses of staging a “politically motivated” walkout and said they would be …

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Buhari Attacks Nigerian Youths for Wanting Everything Free…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday lambasted Nigerian youths in London. Buhari said most Nigerian youths want everything free without doing anything. Speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, Buhari said youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation. According to Buhari, a lot of …

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3 Taraba Varsity Students Killed by Falling Trees in Cameroon…

Three students of the Taraba State University lost their lives when they were hit by falling trees during a rainstorm at the Bouba Njidda National Wild Life Park in Cameroon. This was disclosed by The Deputy Registrar, Information and Publication of the university, Malam Sanusi Sa’ad on Wednesday. Sa’ad in …

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Senate Resumes Session with the Ceremonial Mace Restored…

The Senate has resumed plenary after coming out of an executive (closed door) session where the earlier incident of forceful removal of the mace was deliberated upon. The session is holding with the mace, the official symbol of authority firmly in place, and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, presiding. According …

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Keyamo Speaks on Being Buhari’s Campaign Spokesman…

“I know millions of Nigerians have never seen me in the mould of partisan politics. This is because for the past two and half decades, I have been under intense public scrutiny while engaging successive governments (military and civilian) in the most critical way possible.” “The public has also watched …

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Buhari Appoints Festus Keyamo as Campaign Spokesperson…

Senior lawyer, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications, (Official Spokesperson) for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign. This was contained in a statement signed and forwarded to DAILY POST by the Secretary, office of the Director-General, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization, Mohammed Dattijo. Keyamo has …

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Edo State Trains 50,000 Youths in a Synergy with Microsoft…

The Edo State Government has concluded plans to partner Microsoft and Tech4Dev in training 50,000 persons on digital literacy skills. This is to equip youths to exploit opportunities in Nigeria’s evolving technology ecosystem and deliver on the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki’s promise to create 200,000 jobs. EdoJobs, the …

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