Lagos School Kidnap – 14 Days After – Parents Storm Ambode’s Office, Demand Victims’ Rescue

[Vanguard] Amid wailing and tears, fear stricken parents of kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, yesterday, besieged the office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to express their concern over the prolonged delay in the rescue o…

[Vanguard] Amid wailing and tears, fear stricken parents of kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, yesterday, besieged the office of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to express their concern over the prolonged delay in the rescue of their children from the kidnappers' den, 14 days after they were abducted. They demanded for their immediate rescue.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

It’s Not Over Yet – Embattled Provincial Leader

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she is ready to give the DA’s disciplinary hearings against her a chance, and has declared: “It’s not over until the fat lady sings.

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille says she is ready to give the DA's disciplinary hearings against her a chance, and has declared: "It's not over until the fat lady sings.

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Ignore Quit Notice, South East Senate Caucus, Govs Tell Igbo

[Vanguard] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, ordered Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and state Commissioners of Police in the North to arrest and bring to book, those behind Tuesday’s three-month eviction notice to Igbo …

[Vanguard] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, ordered Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and state Commissioners of Police in the North to arrest and bring to book, those behind Tuesday's three-month eviction notice to Igbo in the northern part of the country.

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Budgit Rates Edo High On Budget, Salary Payment

[Vanguard] Edo State Government does not owe its secondary school teachers, pensioners, and its secretariat workers any salary, BudgIT, a civic technology organisation, said yesterday.

[Vanguard] Edo State Government does not owe its secondary school teachers, pensioners, and its secretariat workers any salary, BudgIT, a civic technology organisation, said yesterday.

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Govt Urged Not to Abdicate Responsibility of Protecting Nigerians

[Vanguard] Asaba -THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Ughelli Diocese, Delta State, has called on the Federal Government not to abdicate its responsibility of protecting all Nigerian citizens, insisting that no set of persons engaging in crimina…

[Vanguard] Asaba -THE Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Ughelli Diocese, Delta State, has called on the Federal Government not to abdicate its responsibility of protecting all Nigerian citizens, insisting that no set of persons engaging in criminal activities should be treated as sacred cows.

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44 Ships Arrive Lagos Ports, 8 With 233,000 Tonnes of Petrol

[Vanguard] A total of 44 vessels are expected to sail into the country with various items before the end of the month. Shipping position made available to newsmen showed that eight of these vessels are carrying over 233,000 metric tonnes of petroleum p…

[Vanguard] A total of 44 vessels are expected to sail into the country with various items before the end of the month. Shipping position made available to newsmen showed that eight of these vessels are carrying over 233,000 metric tonnes of petroleum products some of which include Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, and Kerosine, DPK.

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No Contract With Oando, Eni On Nigeria’s Existing Refineries – Kachikwu

[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said the federal government was aggressively pursuing the refineries improvement programme to realise its agenda to end fuel importation by 2019.

[Premium Times] The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said the federal government was aggressively pursuing the refineries improvement programme to realise its agenda to end fuel importation by 2019.

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Lagos Govt Orders Release of 18 Kirikiri Inmates Jailed

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on Thursday handed an order to the Nigerian Prisons Service for the immediate release of 18 inmates serving life sentences at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy on Thursday handed an order to the Nigerian Prisons Service for the immediate release of 18 inmates serving life sentences at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison.

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Speaker Censures Disruptive MPs

[The Herald] Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has warned errant Members of Parliament who constantly disrupt the smooth flow of business in the chamber by unnecessarily raising points of order. Adv Mudenda said he had observed th…

[The Herald] Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has warned errant Members of Parliament who constantly disrupt the smooth flow of business in the chamber by unnecessarily raising points of order. Adv Mudenda said he had observed the "bad habit" of abuse of parliamentary rules that allow lawmakers to rise without notice to invite the attention of presiding officers on a breach of standing rules.

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