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    Politics Fire breaks out at National Assembly – Premium Times Nigeria

    A section of the technical room of the National Assembly’s Senate wing is currently on fire. The technical room is located at the ground floor of the Assembly compound. Staff and other workers are currently leaving their offices to avoid being trapped as smoke fills up the walkways. Senators...
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    Metro Another JAMB official ‘steals’ N23 million, gives strange defence – Premium Times Nigeria

    A few days after the bizarre report that a snake ‘swallowed’ about N36 million from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board’s vault in Benue State, another state co-ordinator of the board in Nassarawa state has come up with a rather strange story to back an alleged fraud. This time, JAMB...
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    Business NNPC’s $5bn oil-backed loan portends huge fiscal risks for Nigeria – NRGI – BusinessDay

    The plan by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to secure oil-backed loan of $3.5-5 billion in exchange for 70,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) over 5 to 7 years from oil trading companies to finance projects portends grave fiscal risks for the … Read more via BusinessDay ...
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    Business FG: Nigeria’s Power Sector Loses N24bn Monthly to Diesel Generators – Thisdaylive

    Says generators consume 300 million litres of diesel monthly • Commissions N59.6bn transformer facility to upgrade supply in Abuja Chineme Okafor in Abuja Nigeria’s electricity sector is losing N24 billion monthly to the diesel generator market, which consumers especially heavy electricity users...
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    World We won’t kill you, we’ll just shoot your ‘V’, President Duterte tells feminists – Punch Newspaper

    The President of the Philippines has reportedly told his soldiers to shoot female rebels directly in the vagina because without their genitals they are ‘useless.’ President Rodrigo Duterte is said to have made the remarks when he was addressing a group of former communist rebels last Wednesday...
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    Politics Kano LG election records low turnout of voters – Premium Times Nigeria

    The local government elections on Saturday in Kano state recorded low turnout of voters across the state. A NAN Correspondent who monitored the election reports that while voting was yet to start due to late arrival of materials, voters had not turned up to the … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Politics The Enemies of Buhari – Vanguard News

    Sometime in February 1995, l told Chief Gani Fawehinmi l wanted to have a private meeting with him. I had noticed certain things around him which l didn’t like and because of our close relationship, l felt l needed to discuss with him one-on-one. Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Business Senate commends Total’s $16bn investment in Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria

    Mr Solomon Adeola, the Chairman Senate Ad hoc Committee on Local Content, has commended the management of Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) on its 16 billion dollars (N5.76 trillion) Egina project in Nigeria. Adeola, who gave the commendation during the committee’s … Read more via The...
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    Politics Concern mounts as Lagos’ new land use charge takes effect – BusinessDay

    With the signing into effect of the amended Lagos Land Use Charge Law, 2018, the state government has given legal fillip to the implementation of the law alongside its local government areas. The new legislation replaces Land Use Charge Law, No. 11 of 2001. … Read more via BusinessDay : News...
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    Business Britain to Add Naira to List of Accepted Trade Currencies – Thisdaylive

    CBN intervenes with Fresh $325.64m By Obinna Chima with agency report Britain’s Export Finance Agency will add the Naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies”, allowing it to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses denominated in the local currency. The Naira will become...
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    Politics Mr. President! These Drums are Loud Enough – Thisdaylive

    Hometruths by Adeola Akinremi: Email: [email protected] I grew up listening to pattern of strokes on drums. From a scared forest near our house, we heard constant drumbeat; from a palace of a deceased famous king we heard early morning beating of drums; and from the market square a...
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    Politics Senate Summons Defence Minister Over Invasion Of Nigeria’s Territory By Cameroonian - Leadership

    Senate yesterday summoned the minister of Defence, Mr Mansur Dan Ali, to appear before it and proffer explanations why Camerounian soldiers and refugees are invading the Nigerian territory without check. The Upper Chamber noted the influx of Refugees from the Republic of Cameroun to some border...
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    Politics Only ‘popular movement’ can rescue Nigeria, says Obasanjo – The Nation Nigeria

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said there is need for a popular movement to enthrone progressive leadership required to make Nigeria a great country in Africa. He said Nigeria has disappointed Africa in providing needed leadership in post-military era. Although, the ex-president did not...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 31, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspaper, Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Headlines from Punch World Bank working with Nigeria to increase revenue generation FG to start building $5.8bn Mambila power plant Senate warns Nigerians against investment in bitcoins Senate to probe CBN...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 30, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspaper, Tuesday, January 30, 2018. Headlines from Punch Buhari seeks African single market to tackle unemployment, poverty Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara, others in honour parade for Ekwueme Reps turn back PINE chair over N45bn budget details Parley...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 29, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspaper, Monday, Janary 29, 2018. Headlines from Punch Millions of people will join APC in few months -Buhari Killings by herdsmen: Osinbajo panel wants increased military presence in trouble spots Buhari, Obasanjo meet in Addis Ababa Obasanjo...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 27, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspaper, Saturday, January 27, 2018. Headlines from Punch Buhari signs bill on lawmakers’ immunity, seven others into law It’s disgraceful no Nigerian refinery performing up to 50% – Buhari EFCC grants ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal, bail, seizes...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 26, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspaper, Friday, January 26, 2018. Headlines from PUNCH Oil hits $71 for first time since 2014 Power situation’ll be better in couple of years — Osinbajo End fuel scarcity in seven days, Senate tells NNPC 159 power equipment containers stranded...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 25, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspapers, January 25, 2018. Headlines from Punch FG replies Obasanjo, says economy getting better Senate’s embargo on Buhari appointees remains, says Saraki FG okays $1m for free contraceptives Minister shares Buhari’s campaign caps at FEC...
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    Metro Nigeria: Today's Newspaper Headlines [January 18, 2018]

    Here are some selected headlines in today's newspapers, Thursday, January 18, 2018. Punch Constitution amendment tops agenda as govs meet in Abuja No suspicious items in 2018 budget, says FG Fighter jets, helicopters not enough to tackle insecurity – Air chief Reps summon Buratai, others...
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