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Jonathan condoles Ajimobi, Justice Ovie-Whiskey Family

President Goodluck Jonathan today commiserated with Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on the death of his mother, Alhaja Sikirat Abeje Ajimobi. A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publcity, Dr. Reuben Abati noted that Jonathan …

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FG recalls Oteh as SEC DG

For suspended Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms Arunma Oteh, respite has come her way as the Federal Government has lifted her suspension. Some staff of SEC upon hearing of the recall of Oteh staged protests at …

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Police Officers Die in auto crash

On Wednesday, at about 10am two police inspectors attached to the Ogun State Command were killed in an auto crash along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. An eye witness who disclosed to  Scan News said that the policemen died immediately on the …

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Police ready for Ogun Polls

Ogun State police command has declared that members of the police are battle ready for council election coming up on Saturday. The command also warned electoral offenders to steer clear of the state ahead of the election assuring that his …

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FG approves Over $1.9bn Railway, Power Contracts

Determined to improve rail transport and electricity supply in the country, the Federal Government on Wednesday awarded strategic contracts in these two sectors. The contracts approved during the Wednesday Federal Executive Council meeting were worth over $1.9 billion for the …

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Jonathan lifts state of emergency on 15 local councils

With increasing wave of violence in areas where he declared emergency rule, President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday halted the continuation of emergency rule in the affected 15 local government areas. After the massive killings in Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local …

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NASS in possession of authentic PIB says Madueke

After weeks of the circulation of different versions of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, the Federal Government has sent a true version of the bill to the National Assembly for consideration and passage. Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezanni Madueke told …

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Bribery allegation: Hembe trial commences

An Abuja High Court has commenced the full trial of suspended chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market, Mr Herman Hembe and his deputy, Ifeanyi Azubuogu. The trial which started on Wednesday also witnessed the court presided …

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5500 persons displaced by Plateau Security Crisis

5500 were displaced in the course of the civil disturbances and killings that took place in some villages in Barkin Ladi and Riyom Local Government Councils, the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and Nigeria Red Cross (NRC) have declared. …

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