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  • House of Representatives
    Reps probe post privatisation investment, accrued revenue in power sector

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday mandated the Committee on Privatization and Commercialization to investigate the investments and pledges of the Power Distribution Companies (DISCOs) and Generation Companies (GENCOs). Following the adoption of the motion titled ‘Need to stop the indiscriminate exploitation of citizens by GENCOs and DISCOs, sponsored by Muktar Dandutse, the House directed

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    2 UNILAG students drown in Elegushi beach

    Two post graduate students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have allegedly drowned at the Elegushi Beach in Lagos. According to their friend, Ginika Okolo who took to social media to mourn them, the two women Funmi 24, and Shola, 27, were swept away by high tides on Sunday while celebrating a friend’s birthday. The

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  • Police
    Nationwide Recruitment: No job for people with tattoo – Nigerian Police

    Police Command in Enugu State said persons with tattoo on their bodies would be disqualified in the ongoing nationwide recruitment into the force. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Monday that the measure was part of the rules for the recruitment.

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  • NLC protest
    Oyo Workers to Begin Indefinite Strike on Tuesday

    The National Headquarters of the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) in conjunction with its Oyo State Chapter on Monday ordered workers in the state to begin an indefinite strike on Tuesday. The National Vice-Chairman of NLC, Solomon Adelegan, gave the directive after a congress held at the Labour Secretariat in Ibadan. Adelegan said that the strike action

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    Finally, Buhari reveals information on recovered loots, (photos)

    The Federal Government has released details of the interim report on financial and assets recovered from May 2015 to May 2016. In a statement in Lagos on Saturday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed that N78,325,354,631.82 (Seventy eight billion, three hundred and twenty-five million, three hundred and fifty-four thousand, six hundred

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  • EFCC arraigns Maj-General, others over N8.5bn fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned former Commander of Guards Brigade and erstwhile Commander of the Joint Military Task Force, Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Atewe over N8.5billion fraud. This is contained in a statement signed by its Head, Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday, June

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    Vice President departs Nigeria to Senegal for ECOWAS Summit

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo left Abuja on Friday, June 3, for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the 49th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). A statement issued by the Vice Presidential spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, in Abuja on Friday said Osinbajo would be representing President

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  • Police
    Two Arrested For Killing A Woman In Kano Over Blasphemy

    The police in Kano State have arrested two people for allegedly killing a female trader (name withheld) accused of blasphemy on Thursday. The woman, who was accused of uttering blasphemous statements against the Holy Prophet Mohammed (SAW) was lynched by a mob at Kofar Wambai Market, Plastic Section. A statement from the Kano State police

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    Avengers attack another Shell facility, oil pipeline

    Less than 24 hours after the Federal Government launched the clean up of oil spills in Ogoni, in the South-South, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) on Friday attacked Shell Petroleum Development Company’s  Forcados 48″ Export line and the Brass to Tedibaba crude pipeline in Bayelsa. The militant group claimed responsibility for the attack on its

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