Army Destroys Militant Camps, Illegal Refineries in Niger Delta

[Guardian] The Army has said that the Operation Crocodile Smile II has destroyed militant camps, illegal artisanal refineries and also arrested several kidnappers and sea pirates.

[Guardian] The Army has said that the Operation Crocodile Smile II has destroyed militant camps, illegal artisanal refineries and also arrested several kidnappers and sea pirates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, Delta Government Disagree Over N19 Trillion External Debt

[Guardian] Asaba -The Delta State Government has disagreed with the Federal Government claims that the state’s external debt was N16 trillion out of N19 trillion, saying the figures do not represent the true position of its external loans debts.

[Guardian] Asaba -The Delta State Government has disagreed with the Federal Government claims that the state's external debt was N16 trillion out of N19 trillion, saying the figures do not represent the true position of its external loans debts.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anambra 2019 – Factors That May Swing the Pendulum

[Guardian] After the tenure interpretation judgment by the Supreme Court that affirmed the tenure of Governor Peter Obi in 2007, Anambra, where since 1999, governorship elections always attracted external interests, became the first state to witness st…

[Guardian] After the tenure interpretation judgment by the Supreme Court that affirmed the tenure of Governor Peter Obi in 2007, Anambra, where since 1999, governorship elections always attracted external interests, became the first state to witness staggered election in the country's election calendar.

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MPs to Get U.S.$8,000 Each to Fund Consultations on Age Limit Change

[Monitor] Shs13 billion have been released to members of Parliaments to facilitate their consultation with constituents on Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, which seeks to scrap the lower and upper age limit for presidential candidates.

[Monitor] Shs13 billion have been released to members of Parliaments to facilitate their consultation with constituents on Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, which seeks to scrap the lower and upper age limit for presidential candidates.

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Osinbajo – Nigeria Still Grappling With Consequences of Malabu Oil Scandal

[This Day] Jakarta -Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Jakarta, Indonesia, said Nigeria was yet to overcome the consequences of the shady award of OPL 245 to Malabu Oil and Gas Limited in 1998.

[This Day] Jakarta -Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Jakarta, Indonesia, said Nigeria was yet to overcome the consequences of the shady award of OPL 245 to Malabu Oil and Gas Limited in 1998.

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U.S. Govt Congratulates Adesina On World Food Prize Win

[This Day] The United States has joined the coterie of voices singing the praises of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, after the former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture was awarded the 2017 World Food Prize Aw…

[This Day] The United States has joined the coterie of voices singing the praises of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, after the former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture was awarded the 2017 World Food Prize Award at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, United States on October 19.

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Senate – NNPC Reported Deficit of N3.1 Trillion Between 2012 and 2016

[This Day] Abuja -Despite generating N15.5 trillion between 2012 and 2016, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded a deficit of N3.1 trillion, with its expenditure put at N18.6 trillion in the period under review.

[This Day] Abuja -Despite generating N15.5 trillion between 2012 and 2016, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded a deficit of N3.1 trillion, with its expenditure put at N18.6 trillion in the period under review.

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Lamido Formally Informs PDP of Presidential Ambition

[This Day] Abuja -Former Jigawa State Governor, Mallam Sule Lamido, has notified his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of his intention to run for the presidential ticket of the party in the 2019 election.

[This Day] Abuja -Former Jigawa State Governor, Mallam Sule Lamido, has notified his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of his intention to run for the presidential ticket of the party in the 2019 election.

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Southern Governors Unite, Insist On True Federalism, Devolution of Powers

[This Day] Rising from a three-hour meeting held in Lagos Monday, the governors of the 17 states of Southern Nigeria have asked the federal government to devolve powers to the states.

[This Day] Rising from a three-hour meeting held in Lagos Monday, the governors of the 17 states of Southern Nigeria have asked the federal government to devolve powers to the states.

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