Senate confirms board members for NPC

The Senate on Tuesday approved the nomination of persons to serve on the board of National Population Commission (NPC). The approval follows the committee’s report which was submitted to committee of the whole by Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi representing Kaduna North Senatorial district. In the report, the committee submitted that the nominees, having passed through rigorous screening, were cleared. “That the …

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Rerun: APC will reject result of Rivers East – Peterside

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, on Monday said that the All Progressives Congress would reject the result of Rivers East Senatorial District rerun election. Peterside told a news conference in Port Harcourt that the collation of the district’s election results was marred with irregularities. He said that information available to the party …

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Nigeria Army kill five Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian Army have killed five suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe state north east Nigeria. A top military officer of the 233 battalion of the Nigeria Army in Damaturu who requested anonymity, said that the insurgents were killed between Kukareta and Sasawa communities, outskirts of Damaturu the state capital. “The operation was successfully executed by an …

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Why Buhari should not sign Peace Corps Bill

The Nigerian Senate recently passed the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill which was sponsored by Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC-Borno), and first read at plenary on March 10, 2016. The head of the corps will be referred to as Commandant General with six Deputy Commandants from the six geopolitical zones of the country and the headquarters will be located in …

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We will partner for mutual benefit – Obaseki tells Akeredolu

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the election of Rotimi Akeredolu as Governor of Ondo State would open door for partnership to develop dynamic, mutually beneficial relations. Obaseki said initiatives in the fields of security and economy would strengthen both states. In a congratulatory message to Akeredolu signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. John Mayaki, Obaseki …

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Cancellation of monthly sanitation in Lagos to boost productivity – Traders

Traders at Mile 12 produce market in Lagos on Thursday lauded the cancellation of monthly environmental sanitation exercise by the state government, saying it would boost economic activities. Femi Odusanya, spokesperson, Mile 12 Traders Association, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos. The Lagos State Government announced the cancellation on Wednesday, saying …

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