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PENGASSAN Threatens Strike Over Sale Of Assets The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to go on strike if the Federal Government sells national assets. In a statement in Lagos, the union’s Public…

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Obama Opens New African American Museum Amid Racial Strife President Barack Obama hailed Saturday the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, a long-awaited testament to black suffering and triumph in the United…

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Zuckerberg Donates $3bn To Find Cure For ‘All Diseases’ Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder of Facebook, has promised to make available $3 billion to help scientists cure, prevent or manage all diseases. Zuckerberg said he would bring scientists and engineers together…

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Buhari Invites UN To Step Into Negotiations With Boko Haram President Muhammadu Buhari says rescuing the Chibok girls abducted from their school in Borno over two years ago is getting increasingly difficult. He therefore appealed to the United Nations…

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NDLEA Seizes N15m Fake Cough Syrup

NDLEA Seizes N15m Fake Cough Syrup The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency in Adamawa State has seized a truck load of cough syrup worth N15m. The state commander of the agency, Mr. Yakubu Kibo, disclosed this while addressing journalists…

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FG Delaying Minimum Wage Talks – NLC

FG Delaying Minimum Wage Talks – NLC The Nigeria Labour Congress on Thursday dismissed as misleading, speculations that talks between it and the Federal Government on new national minimum wage had collapsed. President of the NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba,…

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Edo Poll: Benin Palace Chiefs Endorse Ize-Iyamu A socio-cultural group, Nedoghama Nedo, has endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, ahead of the September 28 governorship election in the state. ‎The group,…

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Fight Against Recession Requires Collective Effort, Says Dogara The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Saturday called for collective effort in tackling Nigeria’s socio-economic challenges. Dogara made the call in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital,…

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One Missing, Six Injured In Southwest China Landslides One person went missing and six were injured in two landslides in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Saturday. Torrential rains triggered two landslides in the Yuanmou County in northern Yunnan. A…

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Recession: Think Outside The Box, Buhari Tells Ministers President Muhammadu Buhari has told his 36 ministers to think outside the box in order to save the country from the current economic recession. Buhari said this while addressing his ministers…

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PDP Shameless For Asking President To Quit, Says FG The Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress have berated the Peoples Democratic Party for demanding the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai…

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Swiss Firms Selling Dirty Fuel To Nigeria – Group A civil rights organisation, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, has raised the alarm that two companies based in Switzerland, Vitol and Trafigura, are allegedly engaged in the importation…

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Ibori’s Conviction Stands Despite Bribery Evidence –UK Court The conviction of a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, for fraud and money laundering remained valid despite evidence that a British police officer took bribes during the investigation of…

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Brass Gas Project: Police Probe Withdrawal Of $3.2bn Cash The police have begun investigations into the depletion of a $3.7bn account of the Brass/Liquefied Natural Gas Company. The Brass/Liquefied Natural Gas Account Number 2011104669, which is domiciled in the…

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EFCC Wants Patience Jonathan To Forfeit $15m The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to file an application in court seeking the total forfeiture of $15,591,700, belonging to Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of the immediate past President,…

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Nigeria’ll Be Great Again – Fayose

Nigeria’ll Be Great Again – Fayose The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration and ask God to give them the inspiration, wisdom and knowledge to lead the country….