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Senate asks central bank to suspend ATM charges, summons Ifeanyi Emefiele

The Senate has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card maintenance charges pending outcome of investigation into alleged sharp practices by banks.

Osun guber: APC names 14 governors, eight ministers, others in campaign committee

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has inaugurated a 63-member committee to handle the September 22 Osun State governorship election.

Senate probes OAU’s sex-for-mark scandal, demands lecturer’s sanction

The Senate has begun investigation of the case of sexual harassment at the Obafemi Awolowo University involving a postgraduate student, Miss Monica Osagie; and a lecturer at the Accounting Department, Prof. Richard Akindele.

Transport ministry achieves 16% in 2017 budget performance

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi on Monday said that the ministry achieved only 16.5 per cent performance in the implementation of the 2017 Budget.

Senate seeks completion of National Library abandoned for 11 years

Senate has directed that the National Library of Nigeria which has been abandoned for 11 years should be completed immediately.

Tambuwal wants fed govt to construct dry port in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to establish an inland dry port and extend its railway line project to the state to enhance commerce.

Transportation sector key to economic recovery – minister

The Federal Government has identified the transportation sector as a cardinal player in the economic recovery process.

New rail’ll link Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara – Amaechi

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it would link Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states by rail in its ongoing railway modernisation project.

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National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs)

National Hospital inaugurates executive wing

National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs).

Train crash leaves at least 7 dead in Turkish capital

A crash involving a high-speed train at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara has killed at least seven people and injured more than 40, local media report.

West Ham and Crystal Palace in talks to sign Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City midfielder and three times Premier League winner, Yaya Toure, has set his heart on returning to England following his ill-fated spell at Olympiakos.

NIGCOMSAT expresses concern over inability to achieve 30% broadband penetration

Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC clarifies position on IDP voting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.