Customs papers, certificate scandal: Saraki, Melaye under probe in Senate

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi and Christiana Ekpa The senate has ordered a probe into allegation of seizure by Customs of an exotic Range Rover Jeep worth N298 million, belonging to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki which he imported without the requisite customs duty papers. Also to be probe are allegations of certificate forgery leveled against the More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Buhari’ll fix Nigeria before 2019-Presidency

•As Egypt, Gambia, Ghana send goodwill By Lawrence Olaoye The presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was determined to take the country out of the economic woods to the promised land by the end of More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Security: Service Chiefs brief Buhari

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai By Lawrence Olaoye Chief of Army Staff, Major Gen. Tukur Buratai and Chief of Air Staff, AVM Sadiq Abubakar yesterday took turns to brief President Muhammadu More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Court grants ex- GMD NNPC, Yakubu N300m bail

By Paschal Njoku, Abuja Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday granted Engr. Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation bail to the tune of N300m and two sureties More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Demolition: FCT minister urged to pay compensation to shop owners

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello By Usman Shuaibu The Tudun-fulani, Dei-Dei shop owners in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Senate urges FG to compensate Ile-Ife clash victims

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi Senate yesterday urged the Federal Government to rebuild the burnt houses and businesses during the recent ethnic clash in Ile-Ife, Osun State with a view to alleviating More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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NEPC, JETRO partner to reduce agric. products waste

With billions of dollars lost to poor packaging of Agricultural Products in Africa, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) are working to reduce post-harvest More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Sokoto to recruit more agric extension workers

By Ese Awhotu Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has given approval for the recruitment of additional extension workers to increase manpower and expertise in the wheat value chain in Sokoto state. Those to be employed More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Xenophobia: 5 Nigerians attacked in S/Africa, 3 in critical condition – Union

The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks. Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Senate probe NHIS boss, Yusuf over alleged N860m scandal

By Christiana Ekpa The Senate yesterday moved to probe the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)Dr Usman Yusuf over an alleged N860 million scandal. This followed a motion sponsored More...