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Ash Wednesday: Christians to dress in black attires to protest killings in Nigeria

Millions of Christians across the Diocese of Roman Catholic Church in Nigeria have concluded plans to come out on Wednesday, 26th of February in all black attires during the procession of Ash Wednesday to show their grievances over the killings in Nigeria and the insecurity situation of the country. The Church has also mobilised its […]

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Nigerians sue Gbajabiamila, Reps over plan to spend N5bn on 400 cars

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 192 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives and all members from spending N5billion to buy 400 exotic cars for principal officers and members. SERAP is also seeking a court order to […]

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We are overhauling N-Power, scrutinizing payments, enrollment – Buhari govt

The President Muhammadu Buhari government has vowed to overhaul the National Social Investment Programmes, NSIPs. This was contained in a statement to DAILY POST on Sunday by Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, Assistant Director (Information) in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The statement said that the Ministry had begun the process of […]

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Atiku reacts to Boko Haram’s attack in Adamawa

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to Boko Haram’s attack in Garkida, Adamawa State in which many people were reportedly killed. Atku condemned the brutal attack and commiserated with the people of Garkida. “The attack by Boko Haram against lives and properties of innocent Nigerians is unbecoming. “My prayers are with the people […]

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Jigawa SDP Gubernatorial candidate, Deputy, others defect to PDP

Gubernatorial candidate, Deputy and chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, alongside the party’s teaming supporters in Jigawa State have defect to the Peoples Democratic Party PDP The SDP gubernatorial candidate, Bashir Adamu Jumbo whoserved for 16 year as House of Representative member, represented Roni, Kazaure, Gwiwa and Yan’kwashi from 1999 to 2015 under the […]

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Abacha loot: Buhari govt won’t give Kebbi Gov, Atiku $100m – Malami

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is unsettled by the reports that the United States was opposed to its alleged plan to hand $100million to Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu, from the recovered Sani Abacha loot. The goverment is scrambling to debunk the news widely reported by the Nigerian media and has issued another statement less than 24 hours after […]

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Nigeria denies plan to hand over electricity distribution to Siemens

The Ministry of Power has denied the report that the Federal Government intends to hand over the nation’s electricity distribution to Siemens, a German company, months after the company signed an electricity deal with the Nigerian Government. The Ministry, through a statement by its Special Adviser on Media and Communications, Aaron Artimas, said the transfer of electricity distribution wasn’t […]

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Africa’s second largest hydro power project to take off after legal tussle

Over 40 years after the idea of the Mambila hydropower project was conceived and design approved, the Federal Government appeared to have overcome a major stumbling block that has been stalling the progress of the project. The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, disclosed that the power project, which is reputed to be the second-largest hydroelectric plant in […]

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Insecurity: Biafra group rejects community policing, faults Southeast governors

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, has rejected a community policing format proposed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP for the Southeast region.   The BNYL also faulted Southeast leaders for accepting the idea. National leader of the group, Princewill Chimezie Richard while addressing reporters in Owerri, Imo State capital on Saturday, said that any security […]