Gambia: Jammeh era over -Barrow

•As new president takes oath in office in Senegal •UN backs ECOWAS military action By Ese Awhotu with agency report Gambia’s president-elect, Adama Barrow has said that the era of incumbent President Yahya Jammeh was over, as he took oath of office as president yesterday in Senegal. Holding a Qur’an and looking solemn, Barrow was sworn in at More...

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By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Summons: NASS perfects plans to jail ministers

By Umar Muhammad Puma Ministers and other members of the executive face jail, as the National Assembly has perfected plans to throw them into prison should they fail to henceforth honour summons by the legislature. The More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Buhari, service chiefs in closed door meeting

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, met behind closed doors with service chiefs, before his departure to London on a 10-day More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Accidental bombing: Death toll rises to 54

From Mustapha Isah Kwaru, Maiduguri The death toll in the Air Force misfire on Rann, Borno State rose by two as additional casualties were recorded at hospitals in Maiduguri. Going by the death toll initially given More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Recession: We must live within our means – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun By Ochiaka Ugwu To remain afloat in this economic difficulty, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has advised Nigerians to live within their means. Adeosun who gave the admonition More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Reps urge FG to establish crèche facilities in govt offices

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to establish crèche facilities in government buildings to support nursing mothers in its employment in order to set example More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Give us value for our patronage, Dogara tells Chinese Govt

By Umar Muhammad Puma The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has charged the Chinese Government to give the required value for projects for which Nigeria has taken huge loans , saying that only More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Buhari congratulates Belgore at 80

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated erudite lawyer, administrator and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Salihu Modibo Alfa Belgore, on his 80th birthday. The President, in a statement More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Reps urge FG to establish crèche facilities in govt offices

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to establish crèche facilities in government buildings to support nursing mothers in its employment in order to set example More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Parents, teachers condemn kidnap incident at NTIC, Ogun

The Parents and Teachers of the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC) Ogun State, have condemned the circumstances which lead to the kidnapping of three students of the NTIC School Ogun state, alongside, More...