National Assembly Transmits Petroleum Bill to Buhari for Assent

[Guardian] The National Assembly has transmitted the controversial Petroleum Industry Governance (PIG) Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent, it was learnt yesterday.

[Guardian] The National Assembly has transmitted the controversial Petroleum Industry Governance (PIG) Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for his assent, it was learnt yesterday.

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Why Proposed ‘Loaning’ of Looted Benin Artefacts to Nigeria May Stop Restitution Plans

[Guardian] Exhibition of loaned controversial cultural objects, particularly, looted Benin artefacts, is not new. Some foreign museum holders of these artefacts, in the past, had collaborated with the government of Nigeria and showed them on tour exhib…

[Guardian] Exhibition of loaned controversial cultural objects, particularly, looted Benin artefacts, is not new. Some foreign museum holders of these artefacts, in the past, had collaborated with the government of Nigeria and showed them on tour exhibitions in Europe and the U.S.

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World Bank, CBN Seek New Law for Model Mortgage Regime

[Guardian] Abuja -The World Bank and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have initiated collaborations in efforts to review the existing Land Use Act laws and create enabling environment for the mortgage activities to thrive in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -The World Bank and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have initiated collaborations in efforts to review the existing Land Use Act laws and create enabling environment for the mortgage activities to thrive in the country.

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U.S. Condemns Plateau Attacks, Warns On Illicit Arms Ahead of 2019 Polls

[Guardian] The Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States (U.S.) Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. David Young, has condemned the June 24, 2018 attacks in Plateau State that killed over 200 people, urging security agencies to prevent a recurrence.

[Guardian] The Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States (U.S.) Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. David Young, has condemned the June 24, 2018 attacks in Plateau State that killed over 200 people, urging security agencies to prevent a recurrence.

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PDP, APC Hold Counter Rallies in Ekiti State

[Guardian] The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday expressed confidence it would retain power in the 2019 elections, notwithstanding opposition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and dozens of other political parties.

[Guardian] The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday expressed confidence it would retain power in the 2019 elections, notwithstanding opposition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and dozens of other political parties.

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New Rotary District Governor Sees End to Polio in Nigeria

[Guardian] The new District Governor, Rotary International District 9110, Rotn. Kola Sodipo, has vowed to sustain the present status of zero report of polio virus in Nigeria until the country is totally free and declared polio non-endemic nation. He sa…

[Guardian] The new District Governor, Rotary International District 9110, Rotn. Kola Sodipo, has vowed to sustain the present status of zero report of polio virus in Nigeria until the country is totally free and declared polio non-endemic nation. He said this during his installation ceremony, which took place at Muson Centre, Lagos.

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Address Proliferation of Arms, U.S. Envoy Tasks Govt

[This Day] Jos -Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. David Young, has tasked the Nigerian Government at all levels to address the problem of arms proliferation as a way of addressing incessant killings across the country.

[This Day] Jos -Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. David Young, has tasked the Nigerian Government at all levels to address the problem of arms proliferation as a way of addressing incessant killings across the country.

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Unicef Enrols 15,303 Girls in Three Northern States

[This Day] Abuja -The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has enrolled about 15, 303 girls in selected schools through the Girls for Girls (G4G) initiative in three northern states including; Bauchi, Katsina and Zamfara.

[This Day] Abuja -The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has enrolled about 15, 303 girls in selected schools through the Girls for Girls (G4G) initiative in three northern states including; Bauchi, Katsina and Zamfara.

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We Remain One United Party Under Buhari, APC Insists

[This Day] Abuja -The All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday insisted that it remained one united political party under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it did not recognise the reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC), a group wi…

[This Day] Abuja -The All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday insisted that it remained one united political party under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it did not recognise the reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC), a group within its fold that signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and 38 other opposition parties in Abuja on Monday.

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