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  • Corrupt civil servant with 86 luxury cars, four houses indicted

    Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Federal Government through the Chief Okoi Obono-Obla-led Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property has arraigned a Director of Finance and Account in the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing, Ibrahim Tumsah alongside his brother Tijani on a two-count charge of failure to declare their assets to…

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  • Okowa fires 2 commissioners in cabinet reshuffle

      Paul Osuyi, Asaba After weeks of speculations about dissolution of cabinet of the Delta State Government, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, effected a minor reshuffle, relieving two commissioners of their duties. Those sacked include Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nicholas Azinge and Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Dan Okenyi. Okenyi, in particular, was appointed as…

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  • MIYYETI

    Ortom directs Finance commissioner to address underpayment complaints

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State Government says it has directed its Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. David Olofu, to immediately address complaints arising from the payment of January 2018 salary in the state. Governor Samuel Ortom ,who spoke through his Special Adviser (Media and ICT), Tahav Agerzua, gave the directive following complaints…

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  • I won’t support el-Rufai’s re-election bid, Sen. Hunkuyi vows

    Sola Ojo, Kaduna The Senator representing Kaduna North in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi, on Thursday, vowed not to support Governor Nasir el-Rufai re-election bid over what he described as anti-people’s policies. Sen. Hunkuyi’s position seems to be in support of his colleague representing Kaduna Central, Sen. Shehu Sani, who…

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  • Army arrests 2 armed Fulani herdsmen in Benue

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Nigerian Army says its operatives have arrested two Fulani militia who were suspected to be planning a dangerous mission in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 707 Special Forces Brigade, Major Olabisi Ayeni, who disclosed this on Thursday, in a statement made available to Daily…

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  • BENUE

    Lalong appropriates N250m for cattle ranches in 2018

    Gyang Bere, Jos Following the unabated killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen as a result of clashes with farmers, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has earmarked N250 million in the 2018 budget for the establishment Cattle Ranches. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Alh. Sani Yahaya, disclosed this during the breakdown of 2018 budget of N146.4…

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  • AfDB hits highest annual disbursement of $7.67bn in 2017

    NAN The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, says that the Bank in 2017 achieved its highest annual disbursement ever of 7.67 billion dollars on supports. Adesina said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. He said that the Bank would continue…

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  • CONVENTION

    Northern leaders hit Oyegun critics, laud APC-led govt.

    Kate Madu Some Northern leaders have raised their voices in protest against critics of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The leaders said they were ‘shocked’ by the reported comments of some individuals on the leadership of Nigeria’s ruling political party. At a strategic planning meeting, in Yola, the Adamawa State…

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  • Katsina: Group advocates more leadership positions for women in education

    Agaju Madugba, Katsina A UNICEF group, the High Level Women Advocates (HiLWA) on the education of the girl-child, is demanding 35 per cent allocation to women in decision-making positions in the education sector in Katsina State. The UNICEF established HiLWA under its Girls Education Project (GEP) in Katsina, Bauchi, Niger, Sokoto, Zamfara, Adamawa, Borno and…

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  • NCAA investigates security breach in Lagos airport

    Louis Ibah, Lagos Aviation regulatory authorities in Nigeria say they have commenced investigations into how an unregistered ground handling company, Menzies Aviation Limited, gained access into the airside of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to offer services to international airlines. Daily Sun learned that the breach, noticed by a foreign airline, was quickly reported…

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