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Governor Lalong Pledges to relocate IDPs in the state to their ancestral home before the end of 2018.

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has pledged to immediately relocate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state back to their ancestral home before the end of 2018. Lalong spoke during the Annual Reunion Church service and Thanksgiving of the Berom tagged held at Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area of the state. Represented by…

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Former EFCC Chairman calls on Politicians to focus their Agenda on Nigerians.

The Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Mrs. Farida Waziri, has called on politicians to make their agenda for Nigerians their focus, rather than dwelling on issues that would further divide the people. Waziri, stated this while fielding questions from newsmen on the sideline of an event in Victoria Island, Lagos, said…

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Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) arrests four persons for smuggling Contraband items.

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) says four persons have been arrested for smuggling contraband items, including cars, banned drugs and foreign rice. Area Customs Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone C, Kayode Olusemire, warned smugglers that Customs would prevent smuggling of goods, especially rice and cars through land borders. Olusemire, who addressed reporters at the…

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Japan Government to partner with the United Nations and The Federal Government in the Implementation of Its Social Stabilization…

The Government of Japan is partnering with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the federal government in the implementation of its Social Stabilization through Entrepreneurship Development for the Youth in the Northeast (PRO-SSED) project. Speaking at the formal launch of the project in Abuja, the Japanese ambassador to Nigeria, Yutaka Kikuta, disclosed that…

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Director, Primary Health Services in Bodinga LGA debunks the alleged diversion of vaccines.

The Director, Primary Health Services in Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Hassan Shehu Kamba, has debunked the alleged diversion of vaccines and undisclosed amount of money meant for polio immunisation exercise by some officials. Speaking with journalists, who were on monitoring tour, Kamba said the affected officials were unable to locate their designated…

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The struggle in Nigeria is that between good and evil, and not between the two major religions – VP Osinbajo.

The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says that the struggle in Nigeria is that between good and evil, and not between the two major religions. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, the VP spoke at a public lecture organised by the Council of Chief of Imams, Ikeja…

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Members, Ondo State House of Assembly alleges threats to their lives.

18 members of the Ondo State House of Assembly, who effected a change in their leadership, have alleged threats to their lives and relocated to Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. Seven of them were beaten up and injured, last Friday, when members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, led by the state…

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Independent National Electoral Commission urges Nigerians to be vigilant in 2019 general elections.

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and insist that political parties and their candidates do the right thing, to ensure a free fair, transparent and credible election in 2019. INEC’s National Commissioner supervising Benue, Anambra and Enugu states, Festus Okoye, gave the advice during an interface with the media…

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President Buhari calls for stringent actions against perpetrators of illicit financial flows.

President Muhammadu Buhari in Paris, France, has called for stringent actions against perpetrators of illicit financial flows. He warned that continuous impunity will encourage more pilfering of countries’ resources to the detriment of poor and vulnerable populace. Speaking at the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, held on the sidelines of the Centenary of…

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