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Lawmakers Believe The Country Is On Track Despite Security Challenges

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Some federal lawmakers have called on Nigerians to remain steadfast despite the security challenges facing the country.  

President Jonathan Says His Government Is Focused On Youth Empowerment

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan says his administration is pursuing what he described as an aggressive youth transformation policy that will totally eliminate unemployment in the country.  

Senator David Mark Calls On Nigerians To Believe In The Country

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Nigerian senate president, David Dark has asked Nigerians not to lose confidence in this country and her democracy.  

House Of Representatives Apologizes To Federal High Court

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the House of Representatives to conduct a fresh press conference to correct the earlier impression that the court issued an order restraining the house from investigating the petroleum resources, the Minister Dieziani Alison Madueke.

Non-passage Of PIB Hindering Oil Sector Reforms - Stakeholders

5 years ago /

A remediation meeting to push for the implementation of recommendations in various reports on Nigeria's oil and gas industry has identified the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill as a major hindrance to reforms in the sector.  

House Of Reps Kick Against Use Of Consultants For Public Service Vacancies

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants federal government agencies to desist from using consultants in recruitment exercise.    

U.N. Security Council Committee Blacklists Boko Haram

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The U.N. Security Council committee on al Qaeda sanctions blacklisted Islamist militant group Boko Haram on Thursday after the insurgents kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls, diplomats said.  

House Of Representatives Condemns Jos Bombing

5 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has condemned, in very strong terms, Tuesday’s twin bombing in Jos, Plateau state.

Labaran Maku Challenges Northern Governors To Do Better Against Insurgency

5 years ago /

Minister of information, Labaran Maku has challenged Nigeria’s northern state governors to live up to their responsibilities in taking proactive measures against terror.

House To Continue Probe On Diezani Alison-Madueke - Tambuwal

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Speaker of Nigeria’s house of representatives Aminu Tambuwal, on Wednesday directed the house committee on public accounts to continue with its investigation into the $10 billion allegedly used by the NNPC to hire a jet for the petroleum minister.  

Senates Approves Extension Of State Of Emergency

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The Nigerian senate on Tuesday approved another six months extension of the state of emergency in the three northeastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, while calling for a sustained full military operation to end the Boko Haram insurgency.  

NGE Urges The Federal Government To Recover The Abducted Girls

5 years ago /

The Nigerian Guild of Editors wants the federal government to live up to its promise to free the over 200 abducted schoolgirls in Chibok.            

President Jonathan Approves More Troops To Be Sent To Northeast

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Meanwhile President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the deployment of additional troops in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents in the three states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe where a state of emergency is in force.  

President Jonathan Condemns Jos Bombings

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the bomb blast in Jos, plateau state describing the perpetrators as cruel and evil.  

Aminu Tambuwal Assures That The Legislature Is Committed To Ending Insurgency

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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday assured the international community of legislative support for the executive arm of government to crush insurgency in the country.  

Breaking: Multiple Bomb Explosions Rock Jos Metropolis

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Multiple bomb explosions have exploded in the Central area of Jos, Plateau State.    

Unity Is Key For The 'Nigeria Of Our Dreams' - United Nigerians Forum

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Attitudinal change has been identified as the key to achieving peace and unity in Nigeria.    

Senator Hope Uzodinma Calls For Support For Nigerian Military Against Insurgency

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The Nigerian Senate is expected to give its endorsement to President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for another extension of emergency rule in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states when it resumes plenary today.  

NLC, NUJ Join Global Campaign For Abducted Schoolgirls In Jos

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Protests are continuing across Plateau state, North-Central Nigeria in the global campaign for the rescue of the schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Borno State, Northeast Nigeria.

ED, UN Women Condemns Abduction Of Chibok Schoolgirls

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The United Nations Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has condemned the abduction of over two hundred girls from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno state, Northeast Nigeria.