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Jonathan approves N50 million Grant to NIPSS

President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday approved the release of N50 million to the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to address its immediate challenges. The President gave the approval when the graduating students of Senior Executive Course 34, 2012 …

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Plea Bargain for Fuel Subsidy Scammers is wrong

The opposition All Nigerian peoples party (ANPP) has expressed opposition to purported moves to allow persons accused of stealing fuel subsidy monies to get away with the criminal act under the pretext of plea bargain. The ANPP asserted that the …

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Taraba State gets Acting Governor

Weeks after the Governor of Taraba State, Mr Danbaba Suntai got severely injured in a plane crash, Alh. Umar Garba deputy governor of Taraba state has been elevated to the position of acting governor. The State Assembly took the position …

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Benue Assembly elects new speaker

Following the resignation of David Iorhemba as the speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, the Assembly on Wednesday elected a new speaker Mr. Emmanuel Teryila Ayua representing Gwer East constituency. Mr. Ayua’s nomination was unanimously adopted by the …

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Lar, others extol the qualities of Saraki

The first Civilian Governor of Plateau State and the Pioneer Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Solomon Lar, said he was shocked and traumatised hearing the news of his death. According to Lar, “Nigeria has lost a political …

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STF retrieve rockert propelled grenades in Plateau

The Special Task Force (STF) deployed to restore law and order in the crisis-ridden city of Plateau  State yesterday discovered two  Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs) behind Bass Klan Village in Bassa Local government of the state. The STF, according to a …

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Foreign currency smuggler to be arraigned in Lagos

Mr. Akinyele Adetula, the security guard working for the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, and on whom $1.4 million was found, will be arraigned tomorrow in Lagos. Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said in a statement today that …

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Fresh strike action looms in Plateau State

The Joint Union of Plateau State Owned Tertiary Institution Workers may soon join the ongoing industrial action by local government workers thereby compounding the situation. This is because of the fresh threat issued by the union yesterday when they demanded …

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