House Committee Claims N15 Billion Lost in Power Privatisation

[This Day] Abuja -The sub-committee of the three standing committees of the House of Representatives investigating the sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria’s (PHCN) non-core assets Monday said the country might have lost about N15 billion to the po…

[This Day] Abuja -The sub-committee of the three standing committees of the House of Representatives investigating the sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria's (PHCN) non-core assets Monday said the country might have lost about N15 billion to the power privatisation programme.

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World Bank Collaborates With Yobe to Boost Agriculture

[This Day] Damaturu -The World Bank has collaborated with the Yobe State Government under the FADAMA III Project to boost agriculture in the North-east state with the construct a mini dam and feeder roads in two local governments.

[This Day] Damaturu -The World Bank has collaborated with the Yobe State Government under the FADAMA III Project to boost agriculture in the North-east state with the construct a mini dam and feeder roads in two local governments.

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Osinbajo Harps On Harmony Between Executive, Legislature

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said Nigerians deserved better dividends of democracy from the leadership, advising that positions and tenures of political office holders, particularly in the executive and legislature, must…

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said Nigerians deserved better dividends of democracy from the leadership, advising that positions and tenures of political office holders, particularly in the executive and legislature, must not be wasted on conflicts and divisions.

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Retirement Savings Account Holders Rise By 96,346

[This Day] The total number of persons with Retirement Savings Account (RSA) in Nigeria increased by 96,346 to 7,589,936 workers under the contributory pension scheme as at the second quarter of 2017, compared with 7,493,590 registered in the first qua…

[This Day] The total number of persons with Retirement Savings Account (RSA) in Nigeria increased by 96,346 to 7,589,936 workers under the contributory pension scheme as at the second quarter of 2017, compared with 7,493,590 registered in the first quarter of the year.

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Catch-22 for Refugee in Prison

[GroundUp] Abdulkadir Mohammed Faghi is a Somali refugee who was convicted in September 2011 for car theft, fraud and forgery. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He became eligible for parole in November 2015, but it has always been denied on the …

[GroundUp] Abdulkadir Mohammed Faghi is a Somali refugee who was convicted in September 2011 for car theft, fraud and forgery. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He became eligible for parole in November 2015, but it has always been denied on the basis that his documents are not in order. The catch is that he cannot renew his papers while he is in prison.

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Monica Ambrose for President!

[Guardian] A few days ago, a Netherlands-based woman called Monica Ambrose released a video announcing her intention to run for the 2019 Nigerian Presidential election.

[Guardian] A few days ago, a Netherlands-based woman called Monica Ambrose released a video announcing her intention to run for the 2019 Nigerian Presidential election.

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Atomic Energy Agency Advocates Policy On Safety in Nigeria

[Guardian] Abuja -The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team have urged the Federal Government to establish a national policy on safety with legal framework that conforms with the IAEA safety …

[Guardian] Abuja -The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team have urged the Federal Government to establish a national policy on safety with legal framework that conforms with the IAEA safety standards.

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Taraba Governor Signs Anti-Grazing Law

[Daily Trust] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has signed into law the Taraba State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill passed by the state House of Assembly.

[Daily Trust] Jalingo -Taraba State Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku has signed into law the Taraba State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill passed by the state House of Assembly.

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Court Rejects Fayemi’s Application to Stop Probe Panel

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -An Ado-Ekiti High Court has rejected an application filed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi, now Minister of Mines and Steel Development, seeking an interim order to restrain the judicial panel of inquiry set up by Ekiti State Gove…

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -An Ado-Ekiti High Court has rejected an application filed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi, now Minister of Mines and Steel Development, seeking an interim order to restrain the judicial panel of inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to probe his administration.

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World Bank Fadama III Constructs Earth Dam for Yobe

[Guardian] Damaturu -The Fadama III, and Additional Funding ll projects in Yobe State are being financed by the World Bank under the North-East Food Security and Livelihoods Programme (NFSLP), to boost irrigation farming, and fishing in the Yobe-Kumadu…

[Guardian] Damaturu -The Fadama III, and Additional Funding ll projects in Yobe State are being financed by the World Bank under the North-East Food Security and Livelihoods Programme (NFSLP), to boost irrigation farming, and fishing in the Yobe-Kumadugu River Basin, Project Coordinator, Musa Garba has stated.

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