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Senator Tinubu urges federal government to declare public holidays for collection of PVCs

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to declare public holidays for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), ahead of the December 2018 deadline.

London stocks rise after Tokyo gains

London's stock market rose on Tuesday following gains in Tokyo and a slump in the pound, with most world indices shut owing to public holidays.

Governor Umahi declares public holiday for voters registration

The Governor of Ebonyi, Dave Umahi, has declared Friday as a public holiday for civil servants to obtain their permanent voter cards (PVC) ahead of the 2019 elections.

Workers in Lokoja, Ekiti, Benin resume work after Easter holiday

Civil servants in Ekiti, Kogi and Edo States resumed work on Tuesday after two days Easter public holidays declared by the Federal Government.

APC’s false hope on restructuring

I applaud the effort of the APC but is it not too little too late? Why did the party wait for over two years, and for the lawmakers to vote against the party position, before embarking on this exercise? Are those recommendations already not contained in the 2014 National Conference report?

The dilemma of subsidy and fuel scarcity

Inexplicably however, fuel price has not only almost doubled from N87 to N145/litre, but worse still, scarcity often remains untamed while government appears impervious to the related significant loss in productivity and the social pain induced by serious supply shortages.

Python Dance: Killing a fly with a sledge hammer

Prior to this time, the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), had assumed such a larger than life image that it could order a sit-at-home strike and people would comply strictly. The jury is still out concerning the reason why the order recorded that kind of total compliance.

Eid-el Kabir: Fed govt declares Friday, Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st and Monday 4th September, 2017 as Public Holidays to mark Eid-el-Kabir Celebration.

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Police arrest cattle rustlers, recover 32 cows, 26 sheep in Niger

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