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ABUJA—State governments, weekend, insisted on transparency in the remittance of oil revenues by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, into the Federation Account.
THE Nigerian stock market may return positive this week after closing negative last week as investors lose N84 billion of their investment value on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE.
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THE interbank money market will this week, receive inflow of N608 billion from maturing treasury bills, aggravating the excess liquidity which prompted cost of funds to fall last week
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In every community, there is a class of people profoundly dangerous to the rest. I don’t mean the criminals. For them we have punitive sanctions. I mean the leaders. Invariably the most dangerous people seek power.” Saul Bellow.
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FOLKS, this victory is sweet. It's a victory for democracy. It's a victory for Nigeria. This victory belongs to the judiciary; it's a clear testimony that our judiciary is well beyond and above premordial sentiment that he who pays the piper dictates the tune.
House of Representatives’ Special Committee probing the revenue leakages and activities of Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, weekend, unearthed over $8 billion accrued from sales of gas warehoused by one of the oil companies operating in Nigeria.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration & Control, NAFDAC, has urged the National Assembly to fund the agency towards realisation of the enforcement of the Mobile Authentication Scheme, MAS, on drug products so as to reduce counterfeiting.
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Chairman of Innoson Group, Chief Dr Innocent Chukwuma has reacted to Friday’s July 13th 2018 ruling of the Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal that Guaranty Trust Bank appeal can be heard and thereby neglecting the fact that the same Court had given a ruling on 9th December 2014 that GTBank cannot be heard in any appeal whatsoever until it complies with its ruling.
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Nigeria currently has the world’s largest burden of Sickle Cell Disease ,SCD. Approximately 150,000 Nigerian babies are born with the disorder every year while approximately four million Nigerians are carriers of the sickle cell trait.
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National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said that the National Working Committee, NWC of the party would meet and take a decision on the appropriate action against Ogun East Senatorial District Senator,Buruji Kashamu, this week.
GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has urged Northern leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick a consensus presidential candidate to satiate the party’s determination to dethrone the All Progressives Congress Federal Government in 2019.
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FOUR policemen attached to Sabongida-Ora Division were, yesterday, killed by unknown persons at the road intersection between Oke-Ora and Avbiosi in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State.
UN envoy on the Middle East Peace Process, Mr Nickolay Mladenov, has urged Israelis and Palestinians to pull back from the brink of a confrontation “that nobody wants and everybody will lose’’.
SENIOR Advocate of Nigeria, SAN and human rights activists, Mr. Femi Falana, weekend called on state governors to request President Muhammadu Buhari to convene an urgent meeting of the Nigeria Police Council, NPC, to find solution to worsening security in the country, especially the ceaseless killings of innocent Nigerians by killer herdsmen and other armed bandits.
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AN Igbo group, Voice from the East, VEAST, after a crucial meeting in Enugu, weekend, maintained that their earlier quit notice to herdsmen to vacate Igboland on or before August 31st, 2018, remained unchanged. They insisted that should the herdsmen fail to quit after the deadline, they might be forced to take drastic action.
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A mid-size wagon ran into a crowd celebrating the victory of Kayode Fayemi yesterday morning, leaving a seven-year-old boy, Imole Afolabi, with injuries.
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OPPOSITION political parties in Abia state have accused the government of deliberately imposing exorbitant fees on installation of political campaign billboards across the seventeen local government areas of the state. They said it is a ploy to discourage campaign activities of opposition in the state
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Vanguard newspapers has won the maiden edition of 2018 Nigerian Online Merit Awards, NiOMA, as the best newspaper website.
ABUJA—NIGERIA’S Ambassador to The Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, has said the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari to attend the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Rome Statute of International Criminal Court, ICC, is an indication that Nigeria’s support to the court was recognised and appreciated.
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ASS-OCIATION of Local Governments of Nigeria, ALGON, Delta State chapter, has said it would purchase nomination form for Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the 2019 governorship election, disclosing that Okowa was their preferred candidate for the election.
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