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    Politics Air Force denies alert it killed 250 insurgents - Daily Trust

    The Air Force says a news alert claiming it killed over 250 insurgents is fake. The news flash “Nigerian Air Force Kills Over 250 Boko Haram Fighters In Maiduguri” has gone viral since February 13 and is said to have originated from a “Comr Aminu Shuaibu Musawa”, the air force said on Saturday...
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    Politics FG Bows To Pressure, Dumps 'Cattle Colonies' [DailyTrust]

    The Federal government may have stopped the idea of cattle colonies as a way to find means at ending the impasse between farmers and herders across the country. According to Dailytrust report, the 10-man working committee, headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, constituted few days ago by the...
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    Business Passengers Stranded As Arik Air Cabin Crew Down Tools Nationwide

    Hundreds of Arik Air passengers, Friday morning were stranded at various airports across the country following an unannounced industrial action by the cabin crew. The worst hit is Abuja and Lagos passengers where Arik has its major customers. According to DailyTrust, the cabin crew commenced...
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    Politics Nigeria: Governors Submit 108 Names To Buhari For Appointments [DailyTrust]

    Thirty-six states in the federation may have submitted 108 names to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment as ministers and board members, over a month the president announced his intention to expand his cabinet, Daily Trust has gathered. The findings have shown that each state submitted...
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    Politics Supporters Mobilised As Atiku Set To Collect PDP Membership Card In Adamawa [DailyTrust]

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has perfected plans to participate in the PDP’s national convention scheduled for December 9, 2017. Multiple sources confirmed to DailyTrust Thursday night. The Newspaper also reported that the former Vice President will formerly collect his PDP membership...
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    Politics Buhari To Hold FEC Meeting In Aisha's Office [DailyTrust]

    President Muhammadu would hold today’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the office of the wife of the President, Sources told DailyTrust. The development, it was gathered that it is due to some “technical issues” at the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, where...
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    Politics Maina Writes House Of Reps, Agrees To Appear Before Panel

    The embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, has requested to appear before a House of Representatives investigative panel, Daily Trust gathered. The House is probing the circumstances of his controversial promotion and reinstatement into...
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    Metro 5 Dead As Multiple Blasts Rock Maiduguri

    Atleast 5 people were killed while six persons wounded when multiple blast rock Maiduguri on Tuesday, eyewitness said. Four female bombers stormed Kaleri area, an outskirts of Maiduguri in Mafa local government area exploded the IEDs wrapped around bodies, killing at least one farmer and...
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    Politics Buhari's 2018 Budget Increases By 15% to N8.59 Trillion

    President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed the sum of N8.595 trillion for the 2018 budget, which represents about 15 per cent increase from this year’s N7.44trn budget, according to the details of the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) presented...
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    Business NNPC Shuts Kaduna, Warri Refineries As Operation, Maintenance Costs Increase

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has indefinitely shut down two of the nation’s three refineries due to increase in their operation costs and several maintenance interventions. A Government official told Dailytrust that the two refineries had been down in July and yet to...
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    Politics Senator Abaribe Speaks Over Alleged Query On Nnamdi Kanu's Whereabouts

    Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe on Wednesday reacted to news reports over alleged query on him by the Senators at a closed door session on Tuesday. Senator Abaribe was reacting to a report published article by DailyTrust that the Senators quiered him over Nnamdi Kanu's bail. Deputy Senate...
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    Metro Explosion Hits Yobe, Kills 2, Injures 3

    An explosive device suspected to have been planted by Boko Haram militants has killed two people and injured three others along Damaturu - Biu road, Yobe State. A local vigilantee who gave his name as Modu told Dailytrust that the victims were cattle traders travelling to Gombe from Buni Yadi...
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    Politics Osinbajo Consults With House Of Reps Leadership Over Critical National Issues

    Acting President Yemi Osinbajo last night met the leadership of the House of Representatives over the state of the nation. The meeting was held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, where a highly placed Presidency sources told DailyTrust that the meeting was at the instance of the...
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    Metro Jos Zoo: Escaped Chimpanzee, Returns To Cage

    The General Manager of Plateau State Tourism Corporation, Mr. John Doy has said the animal which left its cage at the Jos Wild life park is a Chimpanzee not baboon as widely reported. The animal has been guided safely to its cage as at Wednesday and was said to have been new to the environment...
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    Politics Ben Bruce, Kashamu, 10 Other Senators That Endorsed Fuel Price Increase

    The Senate Committee on Works on Thursday recommended an increase in the pump price of petrol from N145 to N150 for the implementation of the proposed National Roads Fund (NRF). A copy of the report obtained by Daily Trust Newspaper revealed that 12 out of the 15 members of the committee have...
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    Business Nigeria: 35 Electricity Turbines Shut Down During Buhari's 2 years Anniversary

    As President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration celebrate two years in office, about 2,514mw of electricity cannot be utilised due to 35 idle generation turbines across 15 Generation Companies (GenCos). The causes of the unutilised electricity were traced to non-availability of gas to power...
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    Metro Cameroon War Ship Lands In Calabar

    Republic of Cameroon has despatched its navy war ship to Calabar, Nigeria. According to Dailytrust Newspaper, the ship arrived the Calabar waters at 12 noon complete with senior naval personnel, Cameroonian journalists and civilian dignitaries. The Commander of Information at the Eastern Naval...
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    Politics 13 ‘Big Men’ Arrested Under President Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s ascension to power will mark two years on May 29, 2017. The political campaign f Mr. Buhari has on the crest of fighting corruption, insecurity and revamping the economy, has made him stepped on toes majorly along the opposition lines. Here are Big- men in the...
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    Politics Buhari Misses Jumaat Service At Aso Rock

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday missed Jumaat prayer at Aso Rock Presidential Villa mosque, Dailytrust report. The president arrived Abuja this morning from his medical vacation in London. Meanwhile, the Presidency has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday transmit a...
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    Business N541.8Bn Debt: NCC Moves To Rescue Etisalat Nigeria

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has moved to rescue Etisalat Nigeria from take over by Nigerian Banks over a loan facility totalling $1.72 billion (about N541.8 billion) obtained in 2015. Dailytrust quoted an official of the commission saying it is discussing with the Central Bank...
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