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Nine LGAs Sub-Merged By Flood In Kogi

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Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello says nine local government areas in the state have been submerged in the wake of the recent floods sweeping through parts of the country.

PDP Asks NASS To Investigate N10 Trillion Sleaze By Presidency Cabal

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the national assembly to open an investigation into alleged siphoning of over N10 trillion by the cabal in a Buhari presidency, concealed under the tenure of erstwhile minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun.

FG Recommits To Economic Dev. Of Women

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The Nigerian government says it will continue to strengthen efforts targeted at improving gender equality and economic empowerment of women

NLC Hails FG On Directive To States On Paris Club Refund

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The Nigeria labour congress (NLC) says the federal government directives to the states to account for the previous Paris club refund released to them before being given the last tranche is commendable.

APC Congratulates Adeosun

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The all progressives congress APC, has congratulated former minister of finance Kemi Adeosun for what it called towing the path of honour by resigning her appointment.

Airforce Strikes, Destroys Boko Haram Vehicles, Equipment

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The air task force of operation Lafiya Dole, says it has tracked and destroyed some boko haram terrorists vehicles and logistic equipment as they were attempting to launch fresh attacks on troops locations around Gudumbali and Damasak in Borno state.

NEMA Inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres

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The national emergency management agency has inaugurated five emergency operation centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian support in the twelve (12) states worst affected by flooding.

EFCC Writes Customs To Put Gov. Fayose On Its Watchlist

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The Nigeria customs service has written to all its zonal commands, and units to keep an eye on the Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, from now on.

INEC Trains Election Observers For Osun Poll

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Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the independent national electoral commission, INEC, has held a one-day seminar and training workshop for all accredited observers for the governorship election in Osun state, south west Nigeria. 

Buhari Sympathizes With US, Sudan

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his sympathies to president Donald Trump and the American people over the devastating effects of hurricane Florence currently ravaging some parts of the United States.

Catholic Group Plans Screening Exercise For Elective Office Seekers

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Less than six months to the 2019 general elections, some Christian faithful under the aegis of the catholic action Nigeria, an NGO wants political parties and those seeking public offices to tell the electorate how they intend to tackle the many challenges facing the country.

Experts Advocate More Government Action On Illicit Financial Flows

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The Nigerian government will need to do more in monitoring pricing by transnational so as to curb illicit financial flows from the country.

Fourth National Youth Games: Delta State Tops Medals Table

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Delta state has moved to the top of the medals table in the on going 4th edition of the national youth games  in Ilorin Kwara State, north central Nigeria.

Buhari Mourns On Nigeria's Ambassador To Qatar

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the sudden death of Nigeria's Ambassador to Qatar, Mr. Abdullahi Bawa Wase.

Adeosun, The Economy And NYSC Saga

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The confusion which trailed the news of the resignation of the Minister Of Finance Kemi Adeosun eventually came to an end on Friday evening as the presidency confirmed receipt and acceptance of her resignation

UNHCR To Relocate Cameroon Refugees In Cross River

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The united nations high commissioner for refugees, UNHCR says it will be collaborating with the cross rivers state government to begin relocation of Cameroon refugees living in host communities to a more permanent settlement.

Adamawa State Raises Alarm As Lagdo Dam Is Set To Open Floodgates

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The Adamawa state  government has called for the federal government's immediate intervention over the lateness of flood alert usually issued by the Lagdo dam authorities in the Cameroon republic.

Benue Government Slams Akume Over Comments

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The Benue State Government has described the recent  “unsubstantiated allegation” against the person and administration of Governor Samuel Ortom, credited to the APC leader in the State Senator George Akume as part of a failed plot to bring  their discredited party back to life.

Saraki Advocates Visionary Leadership For Nigeria

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Nigerian senate President, Bukola Saraki has stressed the need for Nigerians to support leaders who will turn Nigeria around.

Flood: NEMA Puts Army On Red Alert

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The disaster response unit in the armed forces has been placed on red alert by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to mitigate imminent flood disaster in the country.