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Police emolument: Ibrahim Idris gets N3.3 million as rent subsidy

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) will now get N3.3 million annually as rent subsidy in the new emolument approved for the Nigeria Police Force by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Verification of ex-Nigeria Airways workers living abroad may begin 2019

Mr John Waitono, Deputy Director, Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), says verification exercise for former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Ltd. who are in the diaspora may begin in January 2019.

Chibok abduction: Probe panel’s report missing in Goodluck Jonathan’s book – Kashim Shettima

The Governor declared that by refusing to publish any part of his own panel’s findings on the Chibok abduction, Jonathan’s book was nothing short of a presidential tale by midday”.

Arewa: No regrets working against Goodluck Jonathan

The Arewa Consultative Forum and the Northern Elders’ Forum on Wednesday defended their opposition to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan when he contested the 2011 and the 2015 presidential elections.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Senate urges federal government to name ICTM after Tony Anenih

The Senate on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to name the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (ICTM), Uromi, in Edo State after Tony Anenih, former chairman, Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Chief Anthony Anenih

Uche Secondus: PDP to immortalise Tony Anenih

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has declared that the party will immortalise the late Tony Anenih.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: Federal government can’t meet ASUU demands now

The Federal Government said that it will be unable to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities for now.

Adamu Adamu: Federal government can’t meet ASUU demands now

The federal government on Monday said it did not have the financial power now to meet the demands of the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Wellbeing of education sector dependent on oil prices

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, says the wellbeing of the education sector is dependent on oil prices.

Federal government woos striking university lecturers back to negotiation table

The Federal Government on Monday began fresh moves to woo members of the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) back to the negotiation table.

SERAP: Tax evasion fueling poverty in Nigeria

A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on over $8 billion oil and gas assets sold to Nigerian entities fuels poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in Nigeria

Multiple verification stalls payment of ex-Nigeria Airways workers’ entitlements

The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA) has said that payment of the approved N22.6 billion entitlements to ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Ltd., was halted due to multiple verifications by some of the beneficiaries.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers’ verification rounding off

The Coordinator of the Lagos Centre of the defunct Nigeria Airways Pensioners’ verification, said on Thursday that the verification was almost completed.

Dagger in Shehu Sani’s back

As the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, failed to get the re-nomination ticket of the All Progressives Congress last week, not a few looked for blood in the hands of Governor Nasir El-Rufai. His pitchfork is never far from him.

Samuel Ortom: Benue people not against Fulani

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people out to cause confusion.

Samuel Ortom: We are not against Fulani people

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people out to cause confusion.

Osita Chidoka: No opposition to Peter Obi’s VP nomination

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has said there was no opposition to the nomination of Chief Peter Obi as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Charles Anike: Atiku Abubakar most prepared candidate for presidency

Comrade Charles Anike, the National President of Eastern Union (EU), a political pressure group for the people of old Eastern Region, has said that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President, is the most prepared for the position of Nigeria’s President since the return to democracy.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
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Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
Gina Haspel

CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.