Senate Asks Works Ministry to Remove All Speed Bumps On Federal Highways

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

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Why Cost of Food Is High Despite Buhari’s Efforts – Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says despite the “revolution” witnessed in the agricultural sector, the cost of food items is still high because of infrastructural deficit and export demands.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says despite the "revolution" witnessed in the agricultural sector, the cost of food items is still high because of infrastructural deficit and export demands.

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Why Judge Withdrew Self From Boko Haram Trial

[Premium Times] A judge of an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday withdrew his participation in the trial of eight Boko Haram terrorists after the defendants cast a vote of no confidence against the court.

[Premium Times] A judge of an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday withdrew his participation in the trial of eight Boko Haram terrorists after the defendants cast a vote of no confidence against the court.

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Diezani Asks to Be Joined in Belgore’s Money Laundering Case

[Daily Trust] A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has expressed an intention to be joined in a criminal charge involving a senior advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore.

[Daily Trust] A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has expressed an intention to be joined in a criminal charge involving a senior advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore.

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Former Senior Nigerian Officials Jailed 40 Years for Corruption

[Premium Times] A former Director-General of the Ibadan-based Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Benjamin Ogunmodede, was on Tuesday sentenced to 40 years in jail for corruption.

[Premium Times] A former Director-General of the Ibadan-based Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Benjamin Ogunmodede, was on Tuesday sentenced to 40 years in jail for corruption.

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Oil Minister Speaks On Explosive Letter to Buhari

[Premium Times] The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has described as “distressing,” the circulation of an internal memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari about the conduct of Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has described as "distressing," the circulation of an internal memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari about the conduct of Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru.

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Senate Probes Nigerian Army Over Arbitrary Dismissal of Officers

[Premium Times] The controversial dismissal of 38 officers of the Nigerian Army is now a subject of Senate investigation, after one of the affected officers, Abdulfatai Mohammed, petitioned the legislature.

[Premium Times] The controversial dismissal of 38 officers of the Nigerian Army is now a subject of Senate investigation, after one of the affected officers, Abdulfatai Mohammed, petitioned the legislature.

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How Former Air Force Chiefs Diverted Billions to Personal Accounts – Witness

[Premium Times] An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, investigation officer, Tosin Owobo, yesterday testified how three former air chiefs allegedly diverted N21 billion to their personal accounts from the Nigeria Air Force, NAF.

[Premium Times] An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, investigation officer, Tosin Owobo, yesterday testified how three former air chiefs allegedly diverted N21 billion to their personal accounts from the Nigeria Air Force, NAF.

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