The Buhari-led FG Working Hard To Put Food On The Tables Of Nigerians – Senator Tinubu

Chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was working hard to put food on the tables of Nigerians. Tinubu said this while contributing to a Bill for an Act to make provisions for freedom from hunger and the right to adequate food …

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We Have Been Granted Forex Access For Fuel Importation – IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, said, yesterday its members have overcome Forex challenges as they have been granted Forex access to import petroleum products. Speaking to Vanguard in a telephone interview, National Secretary, IPMAN, Alhaji Hassan Kirmi, said all members should therefore, desist from the act of …

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We Get Weapons From Politicians, Armed Robbery Suspect Says

A 29-year-old tricycle operator, who was arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for robbery has alleged that some of the arms used by robbers were given to them by politicians during campaigns. Some locally made pistols and live cartridges were recovered from the suspect Muyideen Ibrahim, who was arrested …

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NPA Votes N14.3bn For Lekki Deep Sea Port Project

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has set aside N14.3billion as part of its financial commitment to the ongoing construction of Lekki Deep Seaport in 2016. NPA had in its 2015 budget allocated N20.4 billion as the balance of the Federal Government equity to the project.The project is being built on …

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10,000 Police Recruitment: Applications Rise To 843,008


The Police Service Commission (PSC) said as at 1.00p.m Monday, May 2, it received 843,008 applications from eligible Nigerians seeking enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force.This is contained in an update issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission in Abuja on Monday.He said that …

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Anti-Hunger Bill Scales Second Reading At Senate


A bill seeking to fight hunger in the country Tuesday scaled through second reading at the Senate.The bill tagged “A bill for an Act to make provision for freedom from hunger and right to adequate food of acceptable quality, right of every child to basic nutrition and for connected purposes”, …

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Osinbajo Receives Cameroon’s President Biya In Abuja


President Paul Biya of Cameroon, today began a two-day state visit to Nigeria, at the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Biya was met on arrival by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. While in Nigeria, Biya and Buhari, as well as their …

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Court Grants Synagogue Engineers N20m Bail


The two engineers who handled the construction of the collapsed six-storey guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, were on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of N10 million each by the Lagos High Court, Ikeja.The two engineers are – Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun.The guest house, …

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Saraki Lauds Nigerian Media On World Press Freedom Day


Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday congratulated all practitioners in the media across the country and the world for their invaluable service to humanity as they celebrate the World Press Freedom Day. In a statement signed on his behalf by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, …

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NLC Blasts Okupe Over Call For Mass Retrenchment Of Civil Servants


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday, chided the former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, over a statement credited to him that governors should sack civil servants to resolve the irregular salaries payment crisis, describing the call as “absurd”. In a statement, factional …

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