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    Amnesty Office spent N12.9bn on contracts, not N48bn – Paul Boroh

    The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh has denied reports that the Amnesty office spent N48 billion in five months. Boroh, who is also the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, disclosed this in an interview on Thursday in Abuja. He described the reports as nothing but malicious and constructed on

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    Lai Mohammed Disowns Ministry’s N398m Votes For Computers

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed yesterday openly disowned the N398 million being part of the budget estimates by his ministry meant for the purchase of computers. Speaking at a budget defence session before the Senate Committe on Information, Mohammed noted that the total sum of N398 million proposed in the budget for

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    Pdp blames Apc for borno by-election manipulation

    The Peoples Democratic Party claims that last weekend’s Borno Central Senatorial bye-election were manipulated by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government. Consequently, the party has alerted its members and supporters to be watchful and ready, to defend their votes in the November 21 and December 5 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively. PDP National Publicity Secretary,

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    You will not know peace – Tompolo threatens Buhari

    Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will not know peace if the Niger Delta region knows no peace. Tompolo said this in reaction to allegations that he attacked oil installations in Warri area of Delta State. “Well, I am sure this is what President Buhari is looking for. He

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    #Synagogue building collapse: 54 South African corpses to be repatriated

    The Lagos State Government has given clearance for the repatriation of 54 South Africans corpses, which are part of the 116 victims that died in the Synagogue Church of All Nations building collapse on 12 September. Governor Babatunde Fashola gave the approval during a meeting with delegates of the South African government on Wednesday, 12 November,

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    Arms scam: EFCC detains Badeh, gets order to hold Amosu

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), in connection with his alleged role in the $2.1bn arms purchase scam. Badeh, who was clad in a brown kaftan and a black cap, arrived at the EFCC office around 10am on Monday. The

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    Tariff Hike: NLC Shuts Down Electricity Distribution Companies Nationwide

    ` The organised labour on Monday paralysed activities in nearly all offices of the Electricity Distribution Companies nationwide, following its protest over increased in electricity tariff. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that protesters, led by labour leaders in states, picketed the companies in compliance to the directive of the labour unions NAN reports

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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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    Nigeria: Labour Movements Plan Nationwide Rally Against Electricity Tariffs

    By Chukwuma Muanya and Collins Olayinka Abuja — The organised labour and its civil society allies have planned to embark on a march on major government offices across the country to protest against the 45 per cent hike in electricity tariff. This comes as the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has described utterances of the Minister

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