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AIB Releases Report On Late Suntai’s Crash

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The Accident and Investigation Bureau, AIB has released the report of the Cessna 208b Caravan Aircraft that cost the life of former Taraba state governor, Late Danbaba Suntai and three other passengers revealing that the ex-governor was not certified, qualified or competent to fly the aircraft.

Nigeria To Spend N52bn For E-Border Solutions

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The Nigerian government is to spend N52 billion Naira in providing E-Border solutions along with 86 border posts in an effort to check cross border crimes.

WHO Wants Increased Investment In Malaria Prevention And Control

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The Africa regional director, World Health Organization, WHO Matshidiso Moeti has called for renewed political commitment toward eliminating malaria and for increased investment on malaria prevention and control.

Rights Commission Pushes For Criminal Justice Reforms

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The National Human Rights Commission says it will continue to push for reforms and best practices in the Nigerian criminal justice system.

Buhari Commissions Projects In Borno

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Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has been to Maiduguri the Borno state capital, on a one-day official visit.

Senate Summons Police Chief Over Insecurity

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The Senate has asked the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to appear before it to provide explanations for the rising insecurity in the country.

House To Investigate Non-Remittance Of Stamp Duties Collected By Banks

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives is to investigate alleged non-remittance of stamp duties collected by banks and other agents into the federation account.

Benue Seeks Review Of National Revenue Sharing Formula For Implementation Of Minimum Wage

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The Benue state government has agreed to implement the new national minimum wage of thirty thousand Naira recently signed into law by the president. 

Edo IDPs Cry For Help

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The Coordinator of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs camp, in Ohogua community, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State, Solomon Folorunsho, has appealed to the state and Federal Governments as well as well-meaning Nigerians to urgently come to the aid of the IDPs by assisting in providing foodstuff, medical and educational facilities amongst other needs.

Gombe Governorship Election Tribunal Concludes Assignment As Petitioners Withdraw Petitions

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Gombe has struck out three petitions challenging the election of Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

FRSC Records 25% Reduction In Crashes During Easter

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says it recorded a total of 25% reduction in the total number of crashes that occurred during the 2019 Easter celebration.

Air Force Destroys Terrorists Workshop In Sambisa

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The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a terrorists' workshop and neutralized some Boko Haram terrorists in Sambisa Forest, Borno State.

Court Remands 5 Over Idoani Bank Robbery

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A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, has remanded in Police custody, five persons for alleged involvement in the Ido-Ani bank robbery, which claimed seven lives two weeks ago.

Senate Passes 3 Bills Rejected By Buhari

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The Nigerian Senate has passed the Nigerian Film Commission Bill, 2019 and two other bills to which President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier declined assent.

Buhari Proceeds On 10 Days Private Visit To UK

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President Muhammadu Buhari will proceed on a private visit to the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Bello Signs 8 Bills Into Law

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Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has signed eight bills into law.

Taraba/Benue State Governments Inaugurate Ten Man Peace Committee

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Taraba and Benue state governments have inaugurated a ten-man committee to tackle the crises between Jukun/Tiv border communities in both states.

Buhari Proceeds To UK On Private Visit

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President Muhammadu Buhari will proceed on a private visit to the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Worker’s Protest Rocks Kwara

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Aggrieved workers of the Kwara State College of Education Ilorin have made good their threat to continue the protest recently embarked on to the demand for the payment of seven months’ salary owed them.

NOSDRA, NIMASA Partner to Tackle Marine Pollution

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The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency, NOSDRA, and the National Maritime Authority, NIMASA, have signed a memorandum of understanding to address grey areas of oil spill management in the country.

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