Buhari seeks N254.4bn for 2019 polls

By Musa Adamu and Ikechukwu Okaforadi President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate urging it to remove what he had earlier identified as inserted projects in place of critical ones in the 2018 budget. Buhari, while signing the budget last month had questioned lawmakers tampering with the original proposal to them. The President explained that since More...

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DISCOs technically insolvent – BPE

By Christiana Ekpa Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) yesterday disclosed that most of the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) in the country were technically insolvent. Alex Okoh, BPE Director General disclosed this More...

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Buhari seeks ICC intervention in corruption, loot repatriation

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated for a strong and effective International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague to demonstrate international commitment to transparency and accountability. According More...

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Reps to IGP: Deploy personnel to 16 Adamawa communities

…Want FG to declare Auchi ecological disaster area By Christiana Ekpa and Umar Muhammed Puma The House of Representatives yesterday House asked the Inspection General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris to deploy personnel More...

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Sacked NIA Director, Dauda knows fate Oct 12

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja The sacked acting Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Mohammed Duada, will October 12, knows fate, in a suit challenging his dismissal from office. Dauda had More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Amaechi, Dankwambo trade tackles over 2019 polls

By Ese Awhotu and Stanley Onyekwere Abuja Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Gombe State Governor, Hassan Dankwambo yesterday engaged each other in verbal fireworks over which political party should More...

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50 PHCs to run 24-hour services in Abuja – Official

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says it will soon introduce 24-hour services in 50 healthcare facilities across the territory. The Executive Secretary of the board, Rilwanu More...

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Why loot recovery was marred, by Auctioneers

By Christiana Ekpa Abuja The Nigerian Association of Auctioneers yesterday disclosed that the management and handling of recovered assets in the country has been marred by lack of proper documentation and coordination More...

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Protest in Edo as flood kills pupil

By Osaigbovo Iguobaro Benin A flood disaster that reportedly swept away a 6-year-old female pupil in Benin has sparked violent protest. The tragedy occurred at a deep gully on Uselu-Lagos Road by Osasogie Street More...

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NGO urges women with disabilities to be self-reliant

By Paul Efiong Abuja A Non-Governmental Organization, Steps to the Top Leadership Center has called on women with disabilities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to give their lives meaning by believing in themselves More...