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  • Naira dips slightly against US dollar

    The Naira on Thursday depreciated slightly against the dollar at the parallel market. The Nigerian currency lost two points to close at N390 to the dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N495 and N415, respectively. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the naira was sold at N362, while the Pound…

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  • Assets declaration: FG tenders Saraki’s statement to EFCC

    From GODWIN TSA, Abuja The trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki resumed Thursday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal [CCT] where the federal government tendered a statement made by the Senate President to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] in 2013. Saraki is standing trial at the CCT on 16 charges of false…

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  • Auctioneers, Customs differ on seized goods

    From Uche Usim, Abuja The National Association of Auctioneers (NAA) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) are in disagreement over what constitutes the right processes and procedures to adopt in the disposal of seized goods that have been legally forfeited to the government. While the auctioneers insist the Customs ought to involve them in the…

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  • Vaccine, major breakthrough in roll-back malaria programme, says Pharmacologist

    Professor Catherine Falade, a consultant pharmacologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has said that the first malaria vaccine undergoing clinical trial is a major breakthrough in the ‘roll-back malaria’ programme. The vaccine — RTS,S with trade name Mosquirix™ — is the  first vaccine to show a protective effect against malaria among children in…

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  • Lagos rescues 290 abandoned children

    From: Moshood Adebayo No fewer than 290 abandoned children have been rescued by the Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development in the past one year. Commissioner  in the ministry, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, made the  closure, on Thursday, in Alausa, Ikeja. The figure, which comprises 106 males and 131 females  for 2016 according to…

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  • Rivers Assembly lauds Wike’s developmental strides in education

    … Commences investigation into NBC operations From: TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Rivers State House of Assembly has given kudos to the Governor  Nyesom Wike,  for his commitment in developing infrastructure in the education sector. The Assembly also commended the Commissioner of Education, Professor Kaniye Ebeku, for keying into  Governor Wike’s vision to give the education…

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  • I don’t have $1.2bn in any account – Lai Mohammed declares

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the report that he has 1.2 billion dollars (about N400 billion) in his bank account is “fake and vicious’’. The minister stated this, on Thursday, in Ilorin, at the Annual National Conference and General Meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) with the theme;…

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  • Amosun pardons ‘striking workers’, approves October 2016 salary

    From: Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun may have pardoned a section of its workforce  that embarked on what it termed ‘illegal strike action’ in October 2016. The followed up the pardon by approving the payment of the one month salary it has withheld to them. It would be recalled that the state government had…

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  • Buhari’ll get final budget copy next week – Senate Leader

    From: Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja‎ Senate Leader, ‎Ahmed Lawan, has assured that despite the setback following the raid of the official residence of the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Sen. Danjuma Goje, President Muhammadu Buhari would still  get the document for assent next week.‎ The raid on Sen. Goje’s home reportedly led to the…

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