‘90% of Constituency Projects Executed in 2016 Budget’

[Guardian] Abuja -Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says over 90 per cent of the constituency projects captured in the controversial 2016 budget were executed by the Federal Government. He admitted also that the 2017 appropriation…

[Guardian] Abuja -Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says over 90 per cent of the constituency projects captured in the controversial 2016 budget were executed by the Federal Government. He admitted also that the 2017 appropriation, recently signed into law by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, was majorly achieved through lobby.

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Reps Seek Establishment of National Renal Centre

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a bill seeking to establish a national renal centre in view of the prevalence of kidney diseases in Nigeria.

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a bill seeking to establish a national renal centre in view of the prevalence of kidney diseases in Nigeria.

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Okagbare, Egwero Lead Team Nigeria to Victory At Warri Grand Prix

[Daily Trust] Blessing Okagbare and Ogho-Oghene Egwero both inspired Team Nigeria to victories in the 4X100m Relays event at the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix held yesterday at the main bowl of the Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro.

[Daily Trust] Blessing Okagbare and Ogho-Oghene Egwero both inspired Team Nigeria to victories in the 4X100m Relays event at the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix held yesterday at the main bowl of the Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro.

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Law Society Refuses to Probe Zuma’s Lawyer Michael Hulley

[Daily Maverick] In April this year, ousted National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, deposed a damning affidavit accusing President Jacob Zuma’s legal adviser, Michael Hulley, of attempting to induce him to lie – under oath – that the…

[Daily Maverick] In April this year, ousted National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, deposed a damning affidavit accusing President Jacob Zuma's legal adviser, Michael Hulley, of attempting to induce him to lie - under oath - that the President had not pressured him into leaving office. The capturing of the NPA by President Zuma is a matter of national public interest, as is the allegation that the President's legal adviser might be guilty of defeating the ends of justice. The KZN Law Society, however, do

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Sheriff – Demystification of a Tin-God

[Daily Trust] Kebbi State. -He sees himself in the image of a political master strategist and a godfather. He had, while his politics of notoriety lasted, dictated where the pendulum should swing to, decided who gets what and erroneously believed that …

[Daily Trust] Kebbi State. -He sees himself in the image of a political master strategist and a godfather. He had, while his politics of notoriety lasted, dictated where the pendulum should swing to, decided who gets what and erroneously believed that he has reached the zenith of his political voyage both in his native Borno state and the country at large. In fairness to him, he has posted some incredible political stunts early in his political career. At the onset, he looked ordinary and incapable of making impact, owing to his poor

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38 Army Officers Lament Compulsory Retirement, Seek Reinstatement

[This Day] About 38 senior officers of the Nigerian Army wednesday rejected the decision of the Army Council to compulsorily retire them from the service, thereby asking the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, of authorise the immediate reinstatemen…

[This Day] About 38 senior officers of the Nigerian Army wednesday rejected the decision of the Army Council to compulsorily retire them from the service, thereby asking the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, of authorise the immediate reinstatement of all the affected officers.

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LG Polls – Lagos Extends Restriction of Movement

[This Day] The Lagos State Government Wednesday extended the restriction of movement across the state, noting that it had been slightly expanded and would now be enforced between 7a.m and 3p.m. on July 22, to allow for a smooth conduct of the local gov…

[This Day] The Lagos State Government Wednesday extended the restriction of movement across the state, noting that it had been slightly expanded and would now be enforced between 7a.m and 3p.m. on July 22, to allow for a smooth conduct of the local government elections and unhindered participation.

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#GuptaLeaks – the Captured Presidency

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta influence network reached into the heart of the Presidency, the #GuptaLeaks show, drawing into their web at least three people who were just a whisper away from President Jacob Zuma. They targeted officials holding positions …

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta influence network reached into the heart of the Presidency, the #GuptaLeaks show, drawing into their web at least three people who were just a whisper away from President Jacob Zuma. They targeted officials holding positions of personal trust closest to Zuma, offering gifts, favours and business deals. Even the deputy president's office was fair game. By SCORPIO, AMABHUNGANE and NEWS24.

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