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How Abba Moro, others shared N675m NIS recruitment money – witness

Two prosecution witnesses appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, narrating how the sum of N675,675,000 realised from 675,675 applicants who applied for job placement at Nigerian Immigration Service in 2014, was shared.

Senate probes alleged importation of maize

The Senate on Wednesday mandated its Committee on Agriculture to investigate alleged importation of maize while it has banned the importation of more than 41 items from getting foreign exchange.

Abdulsalami Abubakar, Ike Nwachukwu, Emeka Anyaoku urge youths not to split Nigeria

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, and other elder statesmen, Theophilus Danjuma, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, and Ike Nwachukwu on Wednesday urged Nigerian youths not to be part of action that would cause the breakup of Nigeria.

NLC accuses fed govt of foot-dragging on new minimum wage

The Vice-President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Solomon Adelegan, announced on Wednesday that the Federal Government was foot-dragging on negotiating a new minimum wage for workers.

INEC reads riot act to political parties over offices, NEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has threatened to come down hard on political parties who failed to comply with conditions for registration, especially in the opening functional offices in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

10,000 contractors bidding for jobs in agric ministry – Audu Ogbeh

At least 10,000 contractors are bidding for different contracts in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development this year, the minister, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said.

Bag of rice may go for N7,000 by December 2017 – Farmers

The Rice Millers Association of Nigeria (RMAN) and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) gave the hint at a meeting with Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, in Abuja, on Wednesday.

Nigeria will soon drink her crude oil – Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, says Nigeria will be forced to drink her crude oil very soon.

Army chief Tukur Buratai commissions human rights office in Maiduguri

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday in Maiduguri, Borno State, commissioned a new office building for handling cases of human right abuses by soldiers.

Governor Wike urges IGP Idris not to allow politics affect fight against insecurity

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, not to allow politics to negatively affect the fight against insecurity in the country.

Africa committed to nuclear weapons-free world – Tijjani Bande

Nigeria has pledged Africa’s support to the non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), saying a world free of nuclear weapons is the ideal society it envisaged.

President Buhari has divided Nigeria – Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has claimed that the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari has succeeded in diving Nigeria.

National Assembly plans inclusion of environment in concurrent legislative list

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the National Assembly is pushing for inclusion of environment and its related issues in the country’s concurrent legislative list.

President Buhari’s visit reassured us of safety in Borno – Igbos

The Igbos residing in Borno has commended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Borno to celebrate the 57th Nigeria’s Independence Day.

Fed govt seeks collective action on teachers’ welfare

The federal government has reiterated the need to collectively address the welfare of teachers and called for more support to enable them meet the 21st Century demands.

The quiet gas revolution in Nigeria

Greenville has today become the pioneer Nigerian domestic LNG producer with the main objective of extending gas supply to regions not served or under served by gas pipelines with the hope of producing cheaper energy to many companies and households for industrial and domestic uses.

Fed names 15 volleyballers for Nations Cup

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation on Tuesday named its 15-man squad for the African Women’s Volleyball Nations Cup in Cameroon from October 7 to 15, the News Agency of Nigeria reports

Senate tasks boundary commission on land disputes

The Senate on Tuesday directed the National Boundary Commission to investigate boundary conflicts around the country and clearly delineate the boundaries to curb widespread disputes.

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NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

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