NNPC Confirms Sack of Officials, Says Replacements to Be Announced Soon

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday confirmed the disengagement of officials linked with missing 130 million liters of petrol.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday confirmed the disengagement of officials linked with missing 130 million liters of petrol.

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Inflation Declines By 0.52 Percent in March

[Guardian] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday stated that the inflation rate dropped by 0.52 percent in March to close at 17.26 percent, the second decline recorded in two months.

[Guardian] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday stated that the inflation rate dropped by 0.52 percent in March to close at 17.26 percent, the second decline recorded in two months.

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Govt ‘Willing to Bend Over Backwards’ to Secure Release of Chibok Girls, Buhari Says

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari says that the Federal Government will do everything within its capacity to secure the freedom of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls in captivity of Boko Haram.

[Guardian] President Muhammadu Buhari says that the Federal Government will do everything within its capacity to secure the freedom of the remaining Chibok schoolgirls in captivity of Boko Haram.

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Buhari Consoles Parents of Chibok Girls, Says I Feel What You Feel

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday encouraged the parents of the remaining students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State abducted on April 14, 2014, by members Boko Haram insurgents not to lose hope, saying “I feel …

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday encouraged the parents of the remaining students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State abducted on April 14, 2014, by members Boko Haram insurgents not to lose hope, saying "I feel what you feel."

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Another Three Police Officers Killed in Lagos

[Premium Times] Four days after three four police officers and an army captain were killed by armed persons in Lagos, another three police officers have been killed in a different Lagos community.

[Premium Times] Four days after three four police officers and an army captain were killed by armed persons in Lagos, another three police officers have been killed in a different Lagos community.

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State Drops Charges Against Ex-Soldier

[Monitor] Lira -The State has dropped charges of promoting war on chiefs against Col (rtd) Tonny Otoa, a former Lango Cultural Foundation prime minister. The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has advised the police who have been handling the ca…

[Monitor] Lira -The State has dropped charges of promoting war on chiefs against Col (rtd) Tonny Otoa, a former Lango Cultural Foundation prime minister. The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has advised the police who have been handling the case to close the file. The retired UPDF soldier was arrested together with five others in February for allegedly holding an illegal assembly with intent to elect a replacement of the Lango Paramount Chief, Mr Yosam Odur Ebii.

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Electoral Body Staff Indicted in Scandal Refund Bribe Money – Chairman

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday said some of its staff accused of benefitting from a N3.4 billion bribe money in the 2015 general elections have refunded their share.

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday said some of its staff accused of benefitting from a N3.4 billion bribe money in the 2015 general elections have refunded their share.

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