Breaking: FEC meeting cancelled, Buhari to receive SGF, NIA probe report

Breaking: FEC meeting cancelled, Buhari to receive SGF, NIA probe report

This was made known by the Presidency in the early hours of Wednesday
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Elumelu, in Jaji, tasks leaders on lasting legacies for coming generation

Elumelu, in Jaji, tasks leaders on lasting legacies for coming generation

The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony O. Elumelu, gave the commendation while delivering a lecture on Tuesday at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State
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Ekiti Judicial Commission of Inquiry summons Fayemi, Coscharis motors, others

Ekiti Judicial Commission of Inquiry summons Fayemi, Coscharis motors, others

The law under which the commission was set up was signed into Law in 2012 by Fayemi.
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32 traditional rulers in Ibadan, joke taken too far — Olubadan

32 traditional rulers in Ibadan, joke taken too far — Olubadan

The position of the traditional ruler was made known on Tuesday by his Director, Media and Public Affairs, Adeola Oloko
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Rodents chased Buhari from office – Presidency

Rodents chased Buhari from office – Presidency

Shehu said this in an interview with the BBC Pidgin Service on Tuesday
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Conmen sell fake Nigerian oil allocation papers – NNPC

Conmen sell fake Nigerian oil allocation papers – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said the activities of the international fraudsters created an unnecessary distraction for staff of the Crude Oil Marketing Division, who were compelled to deal with huge turnover of scam mails on a regular basis
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FAAC: Revenue drops as FG, States, LGs share July allocation

FAAC: Revenue drops as FG, States, LGs share July allocation

There was a drastic fall in revenue from companies income tax due to the expiration of the deadline for filling returns
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Presidency to IPOB/MASSOB: You are wasting your time, Nigeria remains one 

Presidency to IPOB/MASSOB: You are wasting your time, Nigeria remains one 

Adesina stated this on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving a coalition of South East youths group who stormed the Aso Rock Villa gate to declare support for President Buhari.
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News

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UNFPA pledges continued support to Nigeria

Diene Keita, the new UNFPA Country Representative in Nigeria, made the promise at the opening of 2017 Mid-Year Review Meeting with its Implementing Partners in Abuja.

Osoba praised for philanthropic gestures

The Owa Oloota-in-Council in a goodwill message to the family of Aremo Osoba on the 20th year remembrance of his mother, Chief Elizabeth Remilekun Osoba, the Yeyeoba of Odo-Owa, commended Aremo Osoba for his steadfastness, love and courage displayed in his service to the Odo-Owa Community.


Politics

Latest in Nigerian Politics, fresh from the oven.

Ambode charges newly-elected chairmen to ensure all-inclusive governance

Ambode said the newly-elected political heads in all the 57 Local Councils in Lagos must identify with the culture of good governance already exemplified by his administration where adequate attention is being paid to the needs of people at the grassroots.

Constituents threaten to recall Ben Bruce for non performance

The aggrieved constituents accused the “common sense” senator of neglecting them and having no plans for his constituency, which comprises Nembe, Brass and Ogbia local government areas of Bayelsa State


Business & Economy

Nigeria markets and how it all unfolds.

Conmen sell fake Nigerian oil allocation papers – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, said the activities of the international fraudsters created an unnecessary distraction for staff of the Crude Oil Marketing Division, who were compelled to deal with huge turnover of scam mails on a regular basis

FAAC: Revenue drops as FG, States, LGs share July allocation

There was a drastic fall in revenue from companies income tax due to the expiration of the deadline for filling returns

Sport

Catch the thrills in sports news, you’ve got it all here.

Why Nigeria performs poorly in sports – Dalung

Dalung said this on Tuesday in Abuja while receiving Nigeria gymnasts that participated at the 2017 Regional African Gymnastics Championship in South Africa

Neymar to Barcelona chiefs: You are misfits

The Paris Saint Germain player spoke amidst reports that the Barcelona board had sued him for breach of contract and are asking for $10 million in compensation

Crime & Justice

UNIFEMGA holds confab on corruption

The platform, which is being provided by the Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association, Ibadan chapter at its 13th Biennial conference, will hold at the Islamic Centre, Housing, Bodija, Ibadan from 10am.

Group to FG: Repatriate Alison-Madueke for prosecution

One of the conveners of the campaign, Ezenwa Nwagwu, made the call while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja.

Life & Style

Retirement party held for top DMO Director, Hajia Asmau Mohammed

A reception was held last weekend at the Newton Parks Resort, Abuja to honour Mohammed’s 35 years working for the government.

Tourism: LG boss plans artists’ village

Saliu told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that the artists’ village was part of his administration’s priority to raise revenue.

Founder of NSE, Ikeja branch passes on at 70

The chairman of the Ikeja branch of the NSE, Akin Akintola, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday that a message was sent from the Awoyinfa’s family in Ilesa to inform the branch that he died last Tuesday.

Former Taraba Governor laid to rest amidst eulogies, tears

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a cross section of Nigerians, who were touched by the late governor’s kind gesture and sterling leadership qualities, could not hold their tears as they gave their testimonies of his legacies.

Justice Obaseki buried in Benin amid eulogies

The funeral service for the late Justice was held at St. Peters Anglican Church in Benin City, Edo State

Osun Osogbo festival ends with fanfare

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the grand finale of the festival had a lot of cultural colouration with foreign and local tourists, state government functionaries and political office holders in attendance.

Woman docked for calling ex-husband’s mother ‘witch’

Aliyu alleged that Mohammed called her a witch after demanding that she returned the five-year-old child she had for her former husband to her.

Oshiomhole, Dangote eulogise late Supreme Court Justice Andrews Obaseki

Dangote described the late Obaseki as a great leader and a legal icon, who gave his all to the legal profession and appreciated God for the life he lived.


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