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The most vacationing president in Nigeria's histor

Thursday, January 19, 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly, notifying the legislature of another 10-day leave and temporary transfer of power to Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo. This is the third time the president will embark on a vacation within a year. President Buhari is getting the kind of ...

Pro BUHARI Supporters March on inspire of Recession

Thursday, January 19, 2017
In spite of the bitting recession Nigerians are facing lately irrespective of class or status, some Nigerians have embarked on a solidarity March to lend their voice of support to Mr. President 39;s efforts in fulfilling his campaign promises to Nigerians. Leader of the group known as Movement o ...

Buhari takes 10-day leave, Osinabjo to act as President

Thursday, January 19, 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly to inform it that he would be proceeding on leave. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, during the plenary session on Thursday read the letter from President Buhari informing the Upper House that the he will be proceeding on a 10-Day Annual ...

Buhari writes Senate, to go on medical vacation for 10 days

Thursday, January 19, 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday wrote the Senate that the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will act on his behalf as President for the 10 days that he would be on medical vacation. In a letter addressed to the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, President Buhari said he was writ ...

Market index drops by 0.13%

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index fell by 0.13 per cent to close lower at 26,245.34 yesterday as the bears extended their control on the market. The equities remained under sell pressure towards consumer goods and oil and gas counters, leading to a decline of N11.3 billion in market ...

Telecoms: NCC enforces N5m fine for unsolicited messages

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that it has commenced the enforcement of the Do Not Disturb (DND), code which compels mobile network operators to stop sending unsolicited messages to their subscribers. Prof Umar Dambatta executive vice chairman of NCC at a meeting with the ...

CBN begins sale of forex to BDCs

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria started auctioning $250m to 3147 registered Bureau De Change (BDCs) nationwide on Wednesday. The President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, on Wednesday said the sale of the foreign currency to BDCs would impact positively on ...

Pensions Directorate to commence verification of Nigerians in diaspora

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) will soon commence pension verification exercise for Nigerians in the Diaspora. Executive Secretary, PTAD, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, who gave the hint when she visited the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, ...

NNPC denies plans to hike fuel price

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Wednesday, dismissed claims that it was planning to hike the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol. The NNPC, in a statement in Abuja, also advised motorists to desist from panic buying of petroleum products as it has over 1.3 ...

Fuel Subsidy Fraud Suspect, Opeyemi Ajuyah, Is Dead

Thursday, January 19, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, January 18, (THEWILL) 8211; Mrs. Opeyemi Ajuyah, an oil marketer, who is standing trial for an alleged N1.1bn fuel subsidy scam, is dead. Ajuyah is facing an eight-count charge alongside Abdullahi, son of late prominent businessman, Abdullazeez Arisekola-Alao, and Olanrewaju Olal ...

We are responsible for suicidew bombings in UNIMAID: Boko Haram faction leader,

Thursday, January 19, 2017
The contested leader of Nigeria-based terror group Boko Haram is believed to have claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings that killed at least four people in the country 8217;s northeast. The suicide bombings occurred at the Maiduguri university, in the restive Borno state, on 16 January. ...

More than 52 killed by Nigerian Air Force jet in mistaken bombing of refugee cam

Thursday, January 19, 2017
A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp Tuesday, killing dozens of people. Military commander Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor confirmed an accidental bombardment in the northeastern town of Rann, near the border with Cameroon, saying 8 ...

ARG COMMEMORATES AWOLOWO’S EDUCATION POLICY

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has described January 17 as the greatest day in the history of modern Yoruba society, being the day the Action Group government 39;s education policy was launched. The pan-Yoruba sociopolitical group, in a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Kunle Famor ...
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