National Assembly Increases 2017 Budget

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Tuesday received the report of 2017 N7.30 trillion Appropriation Bill from its Committee on Appropriation for final consideration.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives on Tuesday received the report of 2017 N7.30 trillion Appropriation Bill from its Committee on Appropriation for final consideration.

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Premium Times Centre Partners CCFA to Check Fraud, Corruption in Nigeria

[Premium Times] In a bid to enhance effective public service journalism and anti-graft reporting, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) has signed a partnership agreement with the Centre for Counter Fraud Awareness (CCFA).

[Premium Times] In a bid to enhance effective public service journalism and anti-graft reporting, the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) has signed a partnership agreement with the Centre for Counter Fraud Awareness (CCFA).

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‘Buhari’s Letter Not Clear On Transfer of Power to Osinbajo’

[Vanguard] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari to the legislature of his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.

[Vanguard] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari to the legislature of his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.

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PDP Not Adopting New Political Platform – Party

[Premium Times] The Board of Trustees(BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], says no decision has been taken to adopt an alternative platform because of the leadership crisis rocking the party.

[Premium Times] The Board of Trustees(BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], says no decision has been taken to adopt an alternative platform because of the leadership crisis rocking the party.

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Fashola Talks Tough, Threatens to Sanction Electricity Distribution Companies

[Premium Times] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing , Babtunde Fashola, has threatened to sanction power distribution companies, Discos, for their continued breach of agreed terms and epileptic service.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing , Babtunde Fashola, has threatened to sanction power distribution companies, Discos, for their continued breach of agreed terms and epileptic service.

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Chibok Girls, Boko Haram Swap Deal ‘Best Decision’ – Senator

[Premium Times] Kaduna State senator, Shehu Sani, has defended the swap of newly released 82 Chibok school girls for Boko Haram fighters as being the “best decision”.

[Premium Times] Kaduna State senator, Shehu Sani, has defended the swap of newly released 82 Chibok school girls for Boko Haram fighters as being the "best decision".

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Court Orders SSS to Produce Ifeanyi Ubah On Friday

[Premium Times] Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the State Security Service, SSS, to produce the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeayi Ubah on Friday, May 12 to show why he (Mr. Ubah) should not be…

[Premium Times] Justice Muhammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the State Security Service, SSS, to produce the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Ifeayi Ubah on Friday, May 12 to show why he (Mr. Ubah) should not be released unconditionally.

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New Nollywood Action Movie, Slow Country, Screens in Lagos

[Premium Times] Slow Country, an action movie by film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, Eric Aghimien, was screened at the Genesis Cinema, Lekki, Lagos, on Monday.

[Premium Times] Slow Country, an action movie by film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, Eric Aghimien, was screened at the Genesis Cinema, Lekki, Lagos, on Monday.

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Musoke, the Man Behind Those Super Music Videos

[Observer] Marvin Musoke has churned out impressive music videos, including Bebe Cool’s Onepikira, B2C’s Nyongera, Winnie Nwagi’s Musawo, Kano Kozze and Irene Ntale’s Sembera.

[Observer] Marvin Musoke has churned out impressive music videos, including Bebe Cool's Onepikira, B2C's Nyongera, Winnie Nwagi's Musawo, Kano Kozze and Irene Ntale's Sembera.

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Court Declares Rivers Rerun Election Panel ‘Unconstitutional’

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared a 15-member panel that investigated violations during the December 10, 2016 Rivers State election rerun, “unconstitutional”.

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared a 15-member panel that investigated violations during the December 10, 2016 Rivers State election rerun, "unconstitutional".

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