Govt Sets Up Committee to Reconcile, Clear Pension Backlog

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Budget and Planning , Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday said the federal government would constitute a special committee to reconcile conflicting figures on pensioners claims and evolve creative measures to raise funds…

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Budget and Planning , Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday said the federal government would constitute a special committee to reconcile conflicting figures on pensioners claims and evolve creative measures to raise funds towards resolving the huge pension liabilities to workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One Killed, Five Injured in Fresh Xenophobic Attack On Nigerians in S’africa

[This Day] Abuja -Renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa thursday claimed the life of one person and left five others injured in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of South Africa.

[This Day] Abuja -Renewed attacks on Nigerians in South Africa thursday claimed the life of one person and left five others injured in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of South Africa.

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Non-Release of Amnesty Funds Threatening Gains Recorded in N’Delta, Senate Warns

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate thursday said the non-release of funds to the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is threatening to erode the gains recorded by restoration of peace to the Niger Delta region, and may cause a resurgence of militant activit…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate thursday said the non-release of funds to the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is threatening to erode the gains recorded by restoration of peace to the Niger Delta region, and may cause a resurgence of militant activities.

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CBN, NDIC Warn Against Ponzi Schemes

[This Day] Enugu -The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) thursday in Enugu warned Nigerians against patronising various ponzi schemes and other forms of digital and block-chain currencies currently in vogue in the country. The agencies insist…

[This Day] Enugu -The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) thursday in Enugu warned Nigerians against patronising various ponzi schemes and other forms of digital and block-chain currencies currently in vogue in the country. The agencies insisted that the schemes were neither authorised by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) nor insured by the NDIC.

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What’s in a Name? . . .Zimbabwean Suspect in South African Airport Heist Has 14

[The Herald] A Zimbabwean man believed to have been part of a gang linked to the recent OR Tambo International Airport multi-million rand heist has 14 different names, South African Police have revealed. According to media reports, the Kempton Park Mag…

[The Herald] A Zimbabwean man believed to have been part of a gang linked to the recent OR Tambo International Airport multi-million rand heist has 14 different names, South African Police have revealed. According to media reports, the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court yesterday heard that Prince Raphael Dube' the man who told the court that he earned 400 000 rand per month' has 14 different names' according to police records.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Obasanjo’s Ex-Wife Alleges Threat to Life Over Son’s Wedding

[This Day] Following a suit instituted by Mrs. Taiwo Obasanjo, ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to stop her son’s wedding, she has alleged that certain persons have been detailed to assassinate her.

[This Day] Following a suit instituted by Mrs. Taiwo Obasanjo, ex-wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to stop her son's wedding, she has alleged that certain persons have been detailed to assassinate her.

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Yet-to-Be Fulfilled Election Promises Stoking Tension in Nigeria, IMF Warns

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that the perception of policy ineffectiveness and yet-to-be fulfilled election promises are stoking social tensions in Nigeria. This according to the fund could complicate policy implementa…

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned that the perception of policy ineffectiveness and yet-to-be fulfilled election promises are stoking social tensions in Nigeria. This according to the fund could complicate policy implementation.

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