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    Benue South Rerun: I’m Prepared – Mark

    The immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has stated that the growing interest of his people and endorsement by various stakeholders for him ahead of the February 20, 2016 rerun election for Benue South senatorial district has encouraged and made him psychologically prepared . Mark in a statement issued by his media

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    Buhari on vacation, says ‘my doctors are based in UK’

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday started a six-day vacation. He is expected back on duty on February 10. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, while the President is away, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will perform the functions of the President. Adesina said Buhari had already transmitted

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    BBOG Expresses Hope After PMB’s Pledge In Europe

    The #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group had stated that the pledged made by President Muhammedu Buhari at the European Parliament to not rest until the 219 Chibok girls were rescued have reignite hope for the parents of the abducted girls, the BBOG  and  Nigerians. In a press release signed by the leaders of the group, Dr Oby

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    Senate forgery: Court rejects request to restrain police, AGF

    A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday refused an ex-parte application by the Enugu-East Senator in the National Assembly, Gilbert Nnaji,seeking to restrain the Inspector-General of Police,  Solomon Arase, and the Attorney General of the Federation from further  investigation of allegation of forgery of the Senate Standing Order 2015. Rather Justice Gabriel Kolawole, in a

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    Avoid Allegations Of Corruption While Rebuilding North East – TY Danjuma

    Chairman, Presidential Initiative on  North East (PINE), Gen Theophilus Danjuma yesterday said his committee would work transparently in order to avoid  allegation of corruption  as has been the case with the arms deal scandal. Danjuma spoke at the opening  of a two-day security seminar, organised by the Alumni Association of the National Defence College, in

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    Nigeria: Buhari Laments Mismanagement of Nigeria’s Oil Wealth

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday lamented Nigeria’s management of its oil wealth, saying it was regrettable that the country could not produce enough refined petroleum products for its domestic use. Mr. Buhari stated this during his two-day official visit to Ogun State. He expressed regret that the country’s oil wealth was fast declining. “I appreciate

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    ICPC Re-opens $650,000 Subsidy Case Against Lawan

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has reopened its case of alleged bribery against a former chairman, house of representatives ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, at a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja. During the trial yesterday, the anti-graft agency called its first prosecution witness, Boniface Emenalo. Emenalo

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    How DSS’ lack of promptness stalled Dasuki’s trial, again

    The trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki was yet again stalled- as his delay in showing up in court forced Justice Peter Affen of FCT High Court to postpone till a further date. Operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) were reported to have failed to produce Dasuki in court when scheduled to

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    Jonathan bought expired, substandard weapons and ammunition – Lai Mohammed

    he Federal Government says the weapons, arms and ammunition purchased by the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, to fight the war against Boko Haram insurgency, were substandard and expired. The government maintains that the weapons procured by the Jonathan administration couldn’t have been responsible for the string of successes recorded by the military in the

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