N’Assembly – Osinbajo Must Have Been Misquoted, We Can Alter Appropriation Bill

[This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly Thursday faulted acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s stance that the National Assembly was not constitutionally empowered to alter the budget proposal submitted to it by the executive arm of government.

[This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly Thursday faulted acting President Yemi Osinbajo's stance that the National Assembly was not constitutionally empowered to alter the budget proposal submitted to it by the executive arm of government.

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Again, Govt Rules Out Total Deregulation, Oil Falls to Six-Week Low

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has again stated that it will not completely deregulate Nigeria’s downstream petroleum sector, stressing that the move could increase the prices of petroleum products, especially petrol, which would have negativ…

[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has again stated that it will not completely deregulate Nigeria's downstream petroleum sector, stressing that the move could increase the prices of petroleum products, especially petrol, which would have negative consequences on the country.

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EU Approves €143m Package for North-East

[This Day] Abuja -The European Union (EU) Commission has announced a support package of ?143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Nigeria’s North-east, which has been ravaged by insurgency.

[This Day] Abuja -The European Union (EU) Commission has announced a support package of ?143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Nigeria's North-east, which has been ravaged by insurgency.

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KPL Names All-Star Team for Spain Visit

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan Premier League has named 20 players to the provisional squad of an All-Star team that will travel to Spain in July for a series of friendly matches as part of the agreement between KPL and La Liga, signed in May.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan Premier League has named 20 players to the provisional squad of an All-Star team that will travel to Spain in July for a series of friendly matches as part of the agreement between KPL and La Liga, signed in May.

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President Warns of Opposition Plot to Re-Ignite Ethnic Conflict

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked people of Kericho County to beware and reject plots by the opposition to instigate inter-ethnic conflict in order to return to a power-sharing government.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked people of Kericho County to beware and reject plots by the opposition to instigate inter-ethnic conflict in order to return to a power-sharing government.

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Amnesty Wants Nine Nigerian Military Commanders Investigated

[This Day] Amnesty International has called on the federal government to investigate the nine military commanders it indicted in its report for human rights abuses in Nigeria.

[This Day] Amnesty International has called on the federal government to investigate the nine military commanders it indicted in its report for human rights abuses in Nigeria.

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Odinga Accuses Jubilee of Manipulating Food Cost

[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Thursday accused the Jubilee administration of manipulating the cost of basic food commodities to gain votes.

[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Thursday accused the Jubilee administration of manipulating the cost of basic food commodities to gain votes.

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Do Not Tempt Security Guards – They Are Human

[Monitor] The story of hundreds of armed private security guards going for more than six months without pay is not only mind-boggling but absurd. This newspaper on Wednesday, June 14, reported that the angry and grumbling guards are pointing an accusin…

[Monitor] The story of hundreds of armed private security guards going for more than six months without pay is not only mind-boggling but absurd. This newspaper on Wednesday, June 14, reported that the angry and grumbling guards are pointing an accusing finger at their employer, Range Protective Services, owned by businessman Habib Kagimu.

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AMAA 2017 – Our Plans, Our Expectations

[Vanguard] AS countdown to this year’s edition of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Award, AMAA, begins, founder of the body, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe has revealed plans by the organizers to host a free screening of the flicks nominated in the Best Movie…

[Vanguard] AS countdown to this year's edition of the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Award, AMAA, begins, founder of the body, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe has revealed plans by the organizers to host a free screening of the flicks nominated in the Best Movie category. The screening of the movies which will last for three days, will take place at Terra Kulture, in Victoria Island, Lagos.

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