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NSCDC partners Russian Civil Defence

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, says the courtesy visit to the Russian Embassy is to partner with EMERCOM (The Ministry of Civil Defence Russia), to seek technical assistance and mutual cooperation as well as strengthen the bilateral relations between the two organizations.

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A Word for President Buhari by Abiodun Komolafe

FOR those who care to know, I am a passionate supporter of the Muhammadu Buhari cause and that position is not about to change! As a matter of fact, my preference in the March 28, 2015 Presidential Election through which Buhari eventually became Nigeria’s first

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We’re building an investment friendly environment – Udoma

The Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has reiterated Federal Government’s determination to support the private sector as part of its cardinal move to reflate the country’s economy.

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Boko Haram defeated, Chibok girls rescue underway, says Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai says military has entered mop up phase in fight against Boko Haram that would facilitate release of captives, including Chibok girls.

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APC, FG plan to arrest Ekweremadu, Akpabio, says PDP

The main opposition party party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party has claimed that the ruling political party, the All Progressives Congress in tandem with federal government are going after their party leaders.

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Explosion rocks Jimeta Police Division

An explosion has occurred at the Jimeta Divional Police Headquarters in Yola, Adamawa State, Northeast Nigeria. Witnesses confirmed the powerful blast that shattered glass windows and doors.

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PDP crisis: Dickson meets ex-ministers, backs Modu Sheriff

Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on Thursday had a meeting with the Forum of Former Ministers calling on them to rally round the new chairman of the party, Senator Alli Modu Sheriff.

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Money Laundering: Metuh knows fate March 9

Justice E.O Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday February 25, 2016 reserved ruling on a “no case submission” brought by the embattled spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on the money laundering charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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Nigerian, two others jailed for assaulting elderly woman in UK

Three care workers have each been jailed for four months for assaulting an elderly woman in a residential home. The workers were charged after a BBC Panorama investigation into the Old Deanery care home near Braintree, Essex.

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Those Who Distorted 2016 Budget Will Be Severely Punished – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to severely punish all those involved in the “padding” of the 2016 National Budget. Addressing the Nigerian Community in Saudi Arabia, President Buhari condemned the distortion of the budget proposals by entrenched interests. The President said that the unauthorised alterations had completely changed the document from the one he presented to the National Assembly. In …

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RRS nabs car snatcher with fake pistol

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended Paul Bassey, 25, alleged to be a car snatcher and traffic robber using fake pistol to rob unsuspected members of public.

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EFFC arrests ex-PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arrested and detained the deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, for allegedly receiving 23 choice vehicles from an associate of ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. He was also grilled for about eight hours on the same curious gifts. Secondus’s detention has created panic …

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Senate goes after DStv following Compact bouquet review

Nigerian senate were ball watching when most Nigerians clamoured for a review of DStv charges but a day after DStv reviewed its bouquet packages providing English Premier League matches as well as La Liga matches to its subscribers, Nigerian senate swung into action threatening to sanction the pay-TV company.

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Minister urges D-8 members to liberalise visa policy to boost tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the D-8 Organisation for Economic Development to liberalise the issuance of visas as a deliberate policy to boost tourism among member states.

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Ambode proffers solution to naira-dollar crisis

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday expressed optimism that the foreign exchange crisis plaguing the country which has resulted in Naira depreciating considerably low against the dollar is solvable, but that the country must look inward and start to embrace massive local manufacturing of products and local ownership of businesses.

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Euro Global unveils Power Bitters

Euro Global Foods and Distilleries Limited, a subsidiary of Sona Group of Companies has unveiled Power Bitters, a new herbal drink to the public.

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Automedics Nigeria launch voice response service

The popular auto solution provider on radio stations nationwide, The Automedics has again successfully unveiled first ever Interactive Voice Response (IVR) Service to ensure that customers are attended to at any time of the day, especially through its popular live and interactive radio programme in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Ilorin and Abeokuta (these are the cities where the Automedics radio show …

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Nigeria: Alcatel set to launch OneTouch Idol 4

The specifics of Alcatel’s OneTouch Idol 4 and Idol 4s has been revealed to the Nigeria market after its world launch. OneTouch Idol 4 will be the smaller of the two handsets. The smartphone will feature 5.2-inches display with 1080 × 1920 pixels screen resolution.

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Anambra PDP: Supreme Court dismisses INEC motion

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a motion filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) seeking clarification on its judgment upholding Chief Ejike Oguebego as Chairman of PDP in Anambra.

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Group, monarch task new NEITI boss on sanity in extractive industry

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Olawale Akanbi‎ has‎ congratulated the‎ Iwo-born Communication Consultant, ex-editor at ThisDay Newspaper and Publisher of Metropole‎, Mr. Waziri Adio,‎ over his appointment as the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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IMF calls on Buhari to lift forex restrictions

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on Wednesday for Nigeria to lift foreign exchange curbs and let the naira reflect “market forces” more closely, also urging more fiscal discipline and structural reform to bolster growth.

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Ecobank announces promotion of high performing staff

The management of Ecobank Nigeria Limited has announced the recent promotion of at least 300 top performing staff. The promotion exercise which affected about 10 per cent of the employees is in line with the bank’s commitment to recognizing and rewarding excellence and exceptional performance.

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Trial of Lagos hotelier, Augunous Okoro resumes

The trial of Augunous Okoro, an alleged accomplice of the late lawmaker Maurice Ibekwe, resumed on Wednesday at a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja.

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NCC Fine: MTN to settle out of court, pays $250m

South African mobile phone operator MTN Group withdrew its lawsuit against Nigeria’s regulator over a $3.9 billion fine and paid $250 million towards a possible settlement.

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ASUU decries FG’s paltry allocation to universities in 2016 budget

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Tuesday picked holes in allocation to tertiary institutions in the proposed 2016 budget and warned of looming industrial unrest in the Nigerian university system as a result of poor funding, nonpayment of staff salaries and breach of the agreement it reached with the Federal government in 2009.

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BURNA BOY REVEALS HIS POTENTIAL BRIDE

Burna Boy is one of the talented musicians Nigeria has produced. He has featured in music videos of some foreign artiste. Some time ago the artiste was rumored to be in a sizzling romance with colleague, Cynthia Morgan, which they both refuted.

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IYABO OJO STEPS OUT IN STYLE

Yoruba actress and producer , Iyabo Ojo, is a single mother of two who has graced our screen for years. The actress has done well, as she has successfully made a name for herself, with many flicks to her credit.

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EKU EDEWOR TAKES A RISK ON FASHION

Nigerians are known for taking fashion every time to the next level with their creativity. When it comes to the most fashionable African country, Nigeria should definitely be among the top 3.

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BEING GOOD IN BED CAN’T PROVIDE A HUSBAND… TOPE OSHOBA

Popular actress, Tope Oshoba, has taken her time to express her thoughts about what men truly needs from women. The sort after actress, disclosed that in relationships, s3xual intercourse is not the ultimate.

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REVELATION: JESUS WANTS HIS GOOD NAME BACK… CHARLY BOY

Charles Oputa known as Area father and Charly Boy has recently disclosed he was visited by Jesus Christ who gave him a message to Nigerians.

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