Supreme Court hears Sheriff , Makarfi case May 4

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Th e Supreme Court has fi xed May 4, for hearing an objection fi led by the Ali Modu Sheriff National Leadership against the hearing of an appeal brought before the court by the Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Senator Alimodu Sheriff had fi led two separate motions at the More...

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MTN loses 714,000 internet subscribers

By Florence Onuegbu/Lagos Nigeria’s telecommunications networks lost 1,275,573 internet users in February, with MTN losing  714,700 subscribers, the highest. The NCC made the disclosure in its internet subscribers’ More...

By admin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Naira now sells at N400 to dollar

The Naira on Thursday was sold at N400 to a dollar at the parallel Market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Nigerian currency gained N10 to close at N400, from N410 posted on Wednesday, while the Pound More...

By admin On Saturday, March 25th, 2017
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Buratai: Why army is going to Sambisa

By Ali Inuwa/Maiduguri Lt.-Gen.Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, says this year’s Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship will hold in Sambisa Forest to consolidate the army’s grip on the area. Buratai announced More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Court rules May 15 on AMCON takeover of Arik Air

By Sandra Umeh A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed 15 May  for ruling on preliminary objections to the takeover of Arik Air Ltd by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). AMCON had on Feb. 8 announced More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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2,351 whistleblowers tip finance ministry

By Racheal Ishaya The Ministry of Finance, says it has so far received 2,351 tips from whistleblowers bordering on cases of embezzlement of government funds, looting of assets and contract inflation, among others. In More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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NNPC busts Wagbatsoma of Ontario Oil, AITEO over $184m fraud

Walter Wagbatsoma’s company Ontario Oil and Gas Limited is in the news, for worse again, busted along with two other firms by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, for product under-deliveries valued More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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National Chairman APC Chief John Odigie-Oyegun briefing newsmen on the outcome of the party’s national leaders meeting with the APC Caucus in the House of Representatives, in Abuja yesterday

National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun (2nd left), briefi ng newsmen on the outcome of the party’s national leaders meeting with the APC Caucus in the House of Representatives, More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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I’ll pray for Wike because he needs help – Ortom

By Kula Tersoo Makurdi Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has fi red back at his River state counterpart, Nyesom Wike, saying the governor needed help hence the need to pray for him. Ortom, who was responding to More...

By Blueprint Newsroom On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Katsina spends N3.6bn on health, others

By Abdulrahman A. Abdulrauf Katsina Katsina state Government is expending about N3.689bn on the provision of infrastructure in the water, health, and education sectors in the state. A breakdown of the fi gure shows More...

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