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IPU: Saraki Canvases International Conference on the North East, Boko Haram Threat

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the international community to organize a global conference aimed at galvanizing international resources to mitigate the devastation and the humanitarian situation in the North East of the Country as well as the continuous threat posed by the Boko Haram terrorists. It could be recalled […]

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Existing Vacancies Publication Bill Scales Second Reading in Senate; as Saraki celebrates Nigerian Girl on International Day of the Girl.​

 The Senate on Wednesday passed for second reading a Bill for an Act requiring regular publication of existing vacant positions in Federal Government offices to ensure transparency and equal opportunities to all Nigerians in the recruitment of new personnel. The Bill entitled: “Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Publication) Bill” is in line with […]

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Saraki at Public Hearing on Tax Incentives Magagement and Transparency Bill-Committee on Finance

L-R: Chairman Senate Committee on Finance, Senator John Enoh, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, during a public hearing on Tax Incentives Management and Transparency Bill, Companies Income Tax Act 2004 (Amendment) 2017 and Constituency Projects (Budgetary Provision) Bill, 2016 in Abuja on Monday.    

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140 Criminals – Kidnappers, Cultists, Murder Suspects Arrested by Akwa Ibom Police as New Crime Strategies Yeild Success.

Akwa Ibom State Police Commissioner, CP Zunairu Muazu announced on Wednesday that following a clampdown on criminal elements in different parts of the state, his officers have arrested 140 suspects. The suspects he stated included kidnappers, armed robbers, murder suspects, vandals and burglars among others. Briefing the media on Uyo, CP Muazu said, “You will […]

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Boko Haram Commander Tired of Senseless Killings, Surrenders; reveals role in abduction of Chibok Girls, Killing of Students in Madagali

As the Islamic Festival of Eid-Kabir approaches this weekend, a top Boko Haram Commander who played a major role in the abduction of Chibok Girls and killing of youths in Madagali has surrendered and confessed to several acts of bloodletting on innocent people and destruction of properties across the length and breadth of the North-eastern […]

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2017 Hajj: Saudi Officials apologise to Nigerian Pilgrims Maltreated at Madina Airport

The Saudi Government has apologized to two Nigerian pilgrims who were maltreated by security personnel at the Madina Airport. The Deputy Governor of Madina region, Sheikh Mohammad Albijawi who tendered the apology during a visit to the victims in their hotel assured that the security officials will be sanctioned for the maltreatment. He further urged […]

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FAAC: FG, 36 States Share N2.56 trillion in 6 Months- Investigations; Akwa Ibom, Lagos, 8 others top list, Gombe, 5 others get lowest allocations

The Federal government, thirty-six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has so far shared the sum of N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), an investigation by Economic Confidential has revealed. Diligent search and careful computation by the Economic Intelligence magazine, show that […]

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MNJTF Force Commander, Gen Irabor Pays Maiden Visit to Diffa, Border Community; presents cash support to families of slain troops

The Force Commander (FC) Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Major General Lucky Irabor on Thursday 10 August 2017 paid a maiden visit to Sector 4, Diffa of theMaiden visit/Diffa/Sector-4 MNJTF.  On arrival at Diffa Airport, the Force Commander inspected a Guard of honour mounted by troops of Sector 4, Diffa – Republic of Niger. Welcoming […]