Lawyers Give Knocks, Kudos to N/Assembly’s ‘Amnesty’ for Looters

[Daily Trust] The new bill by the National Assembly seeking to grant amnesty to treasury looters who fulfill certain conditions received divergent views from lawyers over the weekend. While many of them criticised the policy as a means to shield corrup…

[Daily Trust] The new bill by the National Assembly seeking to grant amnesty to treasury looters who fulfill certain conditions received divergent views from lawyers over the weekend. While many of them criticised the policy as a means to shield corrupt government officials and their associates, some welcomed it as an opportunity of cutting back on the nation's financial losses.

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N/Assembly Decries Forceful Repatriation of Refugees in Cameroon

[Daily Trust] Sani Zorro, Chairman, House Committee on IDPs, Refugees and North-East Initiatives, yesterday, decried the forceful repatriation of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon.

[Daily Trust] Sani Zorro, Chairman, House Committee on IDPs, Refugees and North-East Initiatives, yesterday, decried the forceful repatriation of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon.

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Kano Bribery Allegation Embarrassing, Says Dangote

[Guardian] Africa’s leading industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: ‘Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood’.

[Guardian] Africa's leading industrialist, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a bribery allegation against its former speaker: 'Don't waste your time, it's all falsehood'.

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PDP Ex-Ministers Challenge Buhari to Re-Contest in 2019

[Guardian] Former ministers who served in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration rose from an emergency meeting yesterday challenging ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 elections.

[Guardian] Former ministers who served in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration rose from an emergency meeting yesterday challenging ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 elections.

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Kano Assembly Speaker Resigns Amid Bribery Allegation

[Guardian] Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum yesterday resigned amid allegations of receiving N100 million from Aliko Dangote to subdue the investigation of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.

[Guardian] Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum yesterday resigned amid allegations of receiving N100 million from Aliko Dangote to subdue the investigation of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi.

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Ease Travel for Overseas Medical Treatment, Speaker Tells Govt

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to relax clearance procedures for sick public officials seeking to travel abroad for treatment.

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked government to relax clearance procedures for sick public officials seeking to travel abroad for treatment.

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Boko Haram Terrorists Surrender to Troops

[This Day] Abuja -Following sustained bombardment on suspected location of Boko Haram terrorists by troops of the 26 Task Force Brigade, Nigerian Army, over 700 members of the terrorist group have surrendered.

[This Day] Abuja -Following sustained bombardment on suspected location of Boko Haram terrorists by troops of the 26 Task Force Brigade, Nigerian Army, over 700 members of the terrorist group have surrendered.

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Osinbajo Tasks African Leaders to Rid Continent of Poverty Wars

[This Day] Abuja -The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday challenged African leaders to demonstrate their preparedness to adopt a comprehensive approach towards addressing the root causes of violence and poverty in various parts of the con…

[This Day] Abuja -The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday challenged African leaders to demonstrate their preparedness to adopt a comprehensive approach towards addressing the root causes of violence and poverty in various parts of the continent.

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